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Discipline – Do’s & Don’ts

“Rewards and punishments are the lowest form of education.” Chuang-Tzu Definition of Discipline Discipline is one of those words that can have many meanings depending on the individuals involved and the circumstance. Merriam-Webster covers the possibilities by including the harshness … Continue reading

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Parenting Key 4 – Inspire Giving

Some of the ideas in Respectful Parents Respectful Kids by Sura Hart and Victoria Kindle Hodson seem so simple and obvious. For example the published by-line for Key 4 – Inspire Giving, is: “to identify your child’s gifts, receive them … Continue reading

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See the Needs Behind Every Action

“When we understand the needs that motivate our own and others’ behaviour, we have no enemies.” Marshall B. Rosenberg, American Psychologist, Creator of “Non-violent Communications” (1934- ) Your child’s annoying, sometimes seemingly illogical, actions are his attempt to satisfy a … Continue reading

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Types of Motivators (Needs and Desires)

My most important motivators are primarily intrinsic: Learning, understanding, research; examples over the past year are nutrition and blogging; A job well-done, meeting goals, focussing on priorities, being organized; Problems must be solved; Be the best that I can be; … Continue reading

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1a. More on Setting Goals

Goals Setting goals is more than one activity. It requires a lengthy thought process that identifies many other areas that must be more deeply understood before the job is done, at least for the time being. We are all unique. … Continue reading

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