Author Archives: Kerry Spina

10 Things Learned from Choosing a Gentle, Positive Parenting Path

10 Things Learned from Choosing a Gentle, Positive Parenting Path

Positive Parenting means all things to all parents. It is not one size fits all. Sometimes it is referred to as gentle guidance or positive discipline. The commonalities, however, in most people’s approach to positive parenting is that it actively avoids punishment and control. Instead it leans more towards connection to cultivate cooperation, empathy and… Continue Reading

20 Ways To Really See the World Through Your Child’s Eyes

20 Ways To Really See the World Through Your Child’s Eyes

How to Mindfully Recharge your Parental Empathy Bank Parenting has the potential to deplete us of all energy and form, leaving us feeling fatigued, confused, frustrated and overwhelmed. There are days when parenting can deplete us so profoundly that it becomes exceedingly difficult to see past our immediate day to day needs. During times like… Continue Reading

Nurturing Encouragement

Nurturing Encouragement

Being an encouraging presence and supporter to children is one of the most rewarding roles we play in life!   Encouragement plays an important role in raising children.  It gives our children wings as well as helping us as parents to model the many character strengths of trust, patience, persistence, optimism and so many more…… Continue Reading

Nurturing Gratitude At Home

Nurturing Gratitude At Home

The Power of a Meaningful Thank You  Encouraging your child to say thank you and to feel gratitude is a process. Nurturing gratitude comes with practice, modelling, acknowledging and experiencing. Regardless of whether or not children appear thankful, they can learn to express their gratitude in meaningful ways. So how do we do it? How… Continue Reading

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