Being a peaceful parent begins with making peace with our past, our hurts, our own unmet needs so we can fully grow up into healthy adults ourselves and then raise our children into the peaceful, healthy adults we want them to be. <3 L.R.Knost www.littleheartsbooks.com
Start with compliments. Address the problem of the day and come up with possible solutions for it. FINALLY, Act it Out. "We pretend like the problem is happening. Each person takes a turn being the one that is hurt and the one being hurtful. This really solidifies what we have talked about, enables the children to take part actively, and make our discussion concrete."