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2/02, 4/05, 2/07, 11/09, and EDD 12/25/11
|(...) whereas guidance teaches children positive alternatives, "what they can do instead." Traditional discipline punishes children for having problems they cannot solve, while guidance teaches children to solve their problems in socially acceptable ways|
|The importance of the term mistaken behavior is that it reminds the adult that the trike rider needs guidance about human feelings and the consequences of actions, not punishment for making a mistake.|
Becky, partner to Teague, SAHM to Keagan (7yo), Jonah (2yo)
AP mama to lovable, energetic DS born 4/9/08, expecting #2 mid Jan 2012, wife to German Professor, friend to many.
Thanks for the article. I finally got around to having some time to read it.
It really resonated.
There are some people I know that I wish would read it.