Worthwhile Reads: Making up with your child

You remember when I talked recently about positive parenting and saying “I’m sorry?” Well, I recently came upon an excellent article on the same topic: “Eleven Steps for Healing and Restoring the Peace after Being Harsh with Your Child.” Here are the eleven steps (be sure to read the full article!):

Calm yourself

Accept your mistake

Don’t make excuses

Reflect on your triggers

Work on self regulation


Gratitude list

Re-Connect and Comfort

Promise to do better

Take care


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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.