In studying parenting for the last several decades, I was deeply impacted while attending a course at Temple University. It was on the subject of discipline, led by Dr. Mel Silberman. Author of the book, How to Discipline without Feeling Guilty, Dr. Silberman guides his students in understanding the role that assertiveness plays when parents […]
In my previous blog, I invited readers to consider a Philosophy of Parenting and suggested some ways to create one. Having a philosophy provides a kind of beacon from which parenting decisions are made. Today, I am inviting you to begin a journey that will allow you to consider a Philosophy of Discipline.
I remember the first time this question was posed to me as a young parent. I stumbled on Barbara Coloroso’s excellent book Kids Are Worth It, in which she poses the question to her readers in the very first chapter. Being someone who is a voracious reader, I realized early on that I was so […]