Of the multiple parenting techniques and philosophies that have evolved — authoritative, attachment, helicopter, neglectful, and permissive — positive parenting is celebrated as a proven way to reduce child abuse. In addition, a growing body of evidence suggests that building the skills necessary for positive parenting helps protect children from violence within the family system.
Connection Before Correction is positive discipline that focuses on the power of love over lecturing. Children need to feel like they matter and that their voice is heard. Prioritize the relationship before the redirection.
Sometimes young children may not know how to properly express their emotions or communicate them to you. For younger children, more complex emotions such as frustration, anxiety, or sadness– may be harder for them to understand.
This June, we are commemorating the 53rd year of Pride Month by sharing five ways you can support LGBTQ+ youth. Research shows that LGBTQ+ youth are overrepresented in child welfare systems and continue to experience high levels of discrimination, abuse, and mental health challenges compared to cisgender youth. Whether you are a parent, sibling, teacher, or friend, we hope you take action to ensure all LGBTQ+ youth feel safe, included, and empowered.
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