Worthwhile Reads: Positive Parenting

I’ve been doing a bit of work on my parenting section, and in the process I found a couple of links to share.

Positive Parenting is NOT Permissive Parenting clearly lays out the differences between authoritarian parenting, permissive parenting, and positive parenting.

This same website offers a three-part introduction to positive parenting for newbies: Part one, Part two, and Part three.

Finally, I found a post on the differences between “consequences” and “problem-solving” especially fascinating.

Enjoy!

How Spanking Sounds to a Never-Spanked 5-Year-Old
On Coming When You're Called and Fear-Based Obedience
Why I Sometimes "Give In" to My Children
When We Expect More of Our Children than of Ourselves
About Libby Anne

Libby Anne grew up in a large evangelical homeschool family highly involved in the Christian Right. College turned her world upside down, and she is today an atheist, a feminist, and a progressive. She blogs about leaving religion, her experience with the Christian Patriarchy and Quiverfull movements, the detrimental effects of the "purity culture," the contradictions of conservative politics, and the importance of feminism.


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