What's the secret to raising HAPPY children?
(Hint: The answer is likely not what you think it is.)
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Find out how you could benefit from a different approach to parenting, and get suggestions on where to start.
When is it time to take a different approach to parenting?
If you feel any of the following when you’re with your children or about being a parent in general:
If it frustrates you that your child:
- won’t listen
- won’t do what you say
- is disrespectful
- says NO
- is aggressive towards others
- is “shy”
- is clingy
- embarrasses me
- isn’t potty trained yet
- “I have tried everything but nothing works to get my child to…”
- tears the house apart
- is messy
- is a cluts
- constantly having temper tantrums over the littlest things
- won’t talk to me
- would rather be with friends than with me
- will only calm down if I give him/her technology to play on
- wont stop pushing until I give in to what they want
If you’ve tried any of these methods, but they’re not working for you:
- positive parenting
- attachment parenting – attachment parenting international
- unconditional parenting – natural parents network
- spiritual parenting
- slow parenting
- gentle parenting
- respectful parenting – REI parenting – Janet Landsbury
- free range parenting – free range kids
- intuitive parenting – intuitive parenting.org
- Danish parenting
- authoritative parenting
- playful parenting
- simplicity parenting
- peaceful parenting
- consistent parenting
What you believe to be true, impacts how you parent.
I believe true happiness is felt when we are connected to our unique self and are pursuing something interesting.
I believe every individual is born biologically wired to be unique. Our responsibility as parents, educators, and members of society is to provide environments, experiences and opportunities where a child can discover: who they are, what interests them, and how they learn.
I believe…..(More about Page’s beliefs)
As a parent, have you taken time to assess your strongly held beliefs about how a child should be raised?