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Forum: Gentle Discipline   03-15-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 411
Posted By KellyGlenn
Modeling is the strongest parenting tool we...

Modeling is the strongest parenting tool we have. What would it teach your daughter for you to model a behavior you don't want to see?
 
My kids are 21 and 18 and I'm not sorry at all for not...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   03-15-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 447
Posted By KellyGlenn
First of all, I want to say that your child's...

First of all, I want to say that your child's behavior is perfectly normal for her age. When toddlers get together, hitting and sometimes biting is bound to happen. Toddlers have few skills to ask...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   03-08-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,993
Posted By KellyGlenn
I'm not really a fan of L & L. I don't think the...

I'm not really a fan of L & L. I don't think the teachings take into account the developmental stages that typical children go through. The philosophy is too basic and doesn't use other variables...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   03-08-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,431
Posted By KellyGlenn
If we "make" things about power (in our heads)...

If we "make" things about power (in our heads) then we will get into lots more power struggles.
Forum: Gentle Discipline   03-05-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By KellyGlenn
Hi htovjm,   My guess is that he wants your...

Hi htovjm,
 
My guess is that he wants your attention because he's having to now share it with his sibling.  He's asking for attention in one of the few ways he knows how. Another guess is that he...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   03-05-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,310
Posted By KellyGlenn
Hi ilovewest,   Here are a few ideas:   ...

Hi ilovewest,
 
Here are a few ideas:
 
-Acknowledge and/or validate his feelings (without giving in to his "loud request) by saying something like, "Wow, you're angry that I am not reading the...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   03-05-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,431
Posted By KellyGlenn
Hi Katelove,   I teach Positive Discipline...

Hi Katelove,
 
I teach Positive Discipline parenting workshops.
 
My favorite tool for preschoolers who seem to want all the power is "Limited Choices."
 
Here's an article that explains the...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   03-01-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By KellyGlenn
Hi, In my town, our hospital has a department...

Hi,
In my town, our hospital has a department called Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics so that's where I tell parents to start as far as getting a screening and possible diagnosis. I don't know...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   03-01-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 588
Posted By KellyGlenn
Hi LTurtle,   I agree with several of the...

Hi LTurtle,
 
I agree with several of the suggestions you've received. Talk to your pediatrician.Give her permission to have her feelings. Dr. Becky Bailey says that kids are asking for either...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-22-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 813
Posted By KellyGlenn
One guess is that he does not know other skills...

One guess is that he does not know other skills to negotiate sharing, use his words to say "Stop", etc.
 
Many 4 year olds enjoy role play where they get to act out ideas for how to solve problems...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-22-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,195
Posted By KellyGlenn
We also have a concept in Positive Discipline...

We also have a concept in Positive Discipline called mistaken goals.
 
Which words describe YOUR feelings when your daughter is misbehaving?
 
annoyed, irritated
 
worried, guilty
 ...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-22-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,195
Posted By KellyGlenn
 elus0814...



elus0814 (http://www.mothering.com/community/u/141676/elus0814),
Using these tools definitely requires a shift in thinking from the way that traditional discipline "thinks."
 
My personal...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-22-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,195
Posted By KellyGlenn
Because this is a long thread, I haven't taken...

Because this is a long thread, I haven't taken the time to read through every post - just glanced at the first few pages.
 
I teach Positive Discipline workshops.  Here's a list of tools to...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-22-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By KellyGlenn
Hi! I teach Positive Discipline workshops for...

Hi! I teach Positive Discipline workshops for parents. One tool that might have helped is to validate your child's feelings. I found that often, my kids simply wanted to feel understood.
 
So the...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-10-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,418
Posted By KellyGlenn
LOL, I meant to say a "chain" lock. Instead I...

LOL, I meant to say a "chain" lock. Instead I typed "chair lock". :)
 
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-08-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,418
Posted By KellyGlenn
I remember that we had to put a chair lock on...

I remember that we had to put a chair lock on our front door when my son was around 3 yo. Safety issues like that are so scary.
 
One tool is to use is limited choices. You offer two choices -...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-06-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 794
Posted By KellyGlenn
I'd suggest choosing a time each week that the...

I'd suggest choosing a time each week that the two of you spend together so that she learns to count on that time with you. Having a time each week will ensure (most of the time) that other things...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-04-2011, 10:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 798
Posted By KellyGlenn
I have had problems with this type of thing with...

I have had problems with this type of thing with both of my teenagers - a son who is 17 and a daughter who is 14. My son's BO has gotten better in the last year, but every once in a while I notice...
Forum: Lactivism   08-10-2010, 02:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,318
Posted By KellyGlenn
Hey, I should have thought to post this to this...

Hey, I should have thought to post this to this discussion sooner. Anyway, I live in Greenville, SC, the location of the radio show station where the comments were made.

I went to the Greenville,...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-18-2010, 03:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 661
Posted By KellyGlenn
There's a book called "Things To Do with...

There's a book called "Things To Do with Toddlers and Twos" and another book called, "More Things to Do with Toddlers and Twos". Both are by Karen ******.

My library system has them so yours...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-17-2010, 05:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 990
Posted By KellyGlenn
One idea is to help her become aware of her...

One idea is to help her become aware of her feelings by acknowledging/validating them.

Example:

"You wish that we would always talk to you too. It's hard when dad and I want to talk about...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-28-2009, 08:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,127
Posted By KellyGlenn
About the cleaning up issues, one tool that...

About the cleaning up issues, one tool that works well for many kids his age is to give/offer him limited choices.

Do you want to clean up the blocks now or the trucks now?

Do you want to hop...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-28-2009, 08:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,127
Posted By KellyGlenn
I think it's an important message that you're...

I think it's an important message that you're telling him: "It's okay to be angry, but not okay to hurt people."
This message can be "taught" through some modeling by you. So it's awesome that you...
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