Don’t forget to validate your parking ticket and your parenting style.
By Not Calm (dot com) on April 28, 2014
This opinion piece that ran in the NY Times a couple of weeks back is so up my alley. I am not, by nature, much of a punisher or rewarder, which is mostly exhausting, but maybe I am on the right track? At any rate, I’ve read this through two or three times, especially the parts about guilt and shame, modeling generosity, and expressing disappointment rather than using punishments. . . .