Smart Parenting for Busy & Imperfect People

Posts from the ‘Discipline’ category

Digested research which is more about understanding ages and stages and less about how to make kids behave, but subsequently can bring tranquility even in the face of tantrums, regressions and unwelcome comments from disapproving observers.

Are Children Biological Puppets?

Free will is not a constant stream, like in adults. Rather, in children, free will is more like the ebb and flow of an ocean’s tide. It rolls out and rolls in, sometimes without warning, but most often it is predictable and responds to the obvious forces that act upon it—hunger, fatigue, the bowels and a slew of emotions whether elated or sad.