A family is gathered around the dinner table. The conversation is warm and animated. “What were you thinking when you…” “What makes you think I was thinking something?” “Well you remember the last time when…” “Yeah, but that was different because…” “Oh you always think that…” “Don’t tell me what I always think! I can […]
Recently, I was at a friend’s house hanging out and enjoying time with her and her two young children, ages 3 and 8, when the three-year-old slipped off the chair he was sitting on, banged his head on a nearby piece of furniture and dropped to the floor. I saw him jump up and run […]
Readers have been encouraged to consider what they might earn on a Discipline Report Card with the hopes that they would start with a number of “Cs”: remaining Calm, being Clear and being Confident. An important fourth “C” stands for “Compassionate,” an essential component of disciplining effectively.