Positive Discipline Parenting Solutions Helping parents to empower their children

By: marijanafc | November 06, 2017



To praise or not to praise? Is this a real question?! How can anybody put a question mark on this parenting staple? If you want kids’ behaviour to improve and for them to gain a positive image of themselves, of course you have to praise. How else will they know that they are doing something right if we don’t say “Good job”, “Good boy”, “Clever girl”, “Good sharing”, right? Hmmm…. Not quite. It all goes back to the question I posed in A Positive Discipline Guide to Gentle Parenting – what do you want for your children? What kind of people would you like them to become? If you are aiming for confident, resilient children who have a good idea of their self-worth, using excessive praise isn’t going to achieve this. But let us start from the be...