Children need boundaries and limits and will feel scared and out-of-control if they are not enforced. But limits enforced without compassion and understanding of the predictable upset are counter to a child's development
There may be reasons why employees cannot be corrected in a timely manner. Those reasons don't matter. What matters is the employee continues to do something incorrectly or behave poorly.
Some people support corporal punishment in schools. These people think physical discipline is the only discipline that works on some children. However, virtually everyone can agree physical discipline should not be used against disabled children.
Dire events can have a way of making you a believer in miracles. If you find yourself in such circumstances, you're not alone, lean in on your faith. And if you have none, trust me, you can find it.
We need to strive for a more balanced parenting approach in which kids are receiving several hours of free play, devoid of screen time, and also receiving a lot of form and structure in their day that will help them to plan their next great invention and feel confident that they can create a great life for themselves.
Why is it that organizations have trouble moving from planning to action? Why is it that so many Leaders are dissatisfied with the execution culture of their organizations?
Our relationship used to be a give and take. But from now on, this relationship is a one-way street. I own you for all the great things you can bring my life, but you don't own me in return. I will look up. I will stop. I've got to re-engage in the world instead of feeling engaged to you.
As a mother, grandmother and teacher of many, many years, I have either read about or learned about or tried just about every suggestion that has ever been made about making boundaries for children.
If you think about it, pleasant and democratic societies cannot flourish without self-discipline.
Ultimately, good behavior depends on the development of a moral identity -- a child's inner sense of him or her self as a good and helpful person.
I'm beginning to believe it's the only way. To live a life of meaning, of happiness, of fulfillment you need to work on you first.
Time outs are a proven parenting tool when implemented correctly. They are one of the few disciplinary strategies recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics to reduce problem behaviors including non-compliance, oppositional actions and verbal and physical aggression.
From the time he was born, your "spirited" little one has been -- and continues to be -- shaped by you, your husband and by whatever situations and surprises your family encounters.
If we schedule time to go to the gym for physical health and fitness, why not do the same for a mental workout to maintain fitness of mind and spirit? So I found a quiet pool in a corner of my world and jumped into the deep end, head first (pun intended).
Just because something works well for one stage of a relationship, it doesn't mean it will work for the next. Don't make rules that keep you in bondage.
Once upon a time, were you one of those couples who agreed on everything? You know the ones -- the pair everyone was jealous of, because you seemed so perfectly matched? Chances are, once you had kids, you had a rude awakening.