Popular GP Words and Phrases pt. 1

In this article, you’ll find concise descriptions of popular words and phrases that are often used in the gentle parenting community. +++ BoundariesPut simply, boundaries are lines that you draw around certain behaviors and expectations that mark the difference between “acceptable” and “unacceptable”. They are essentially whatever ways you choose …

On Yelling

I see a lot of people joke about how their kids have magical selective hearing; that when it comes to making a request, (“Please stop the video games for a few minutes to help straighten up”), the children don’t listen until mom loses her cool and starts yelling. I think …

When Our Children Disagree…

One of the things I love most about gentle parenting is that we get to encourage our children to be wholly themselves. It is not rare, especially in Christian circles, to see parents raising children who are not allowed to disagree with them. Putting on a happy face and going …