We believe in treating others, and especially kids (who model our behavior), respectfully. With connection in mind, we’ll show you how positive parenting and gentle discipline work as part of positive living. (You can find articles about each topic from the bold positive parenting / learning / wellness headings on this page or from the drop-down menu at the top.)
Looking for positive parenting books by authors we trust? We have them, and we don’t share them here unless we’ve read them and found them helpful.
Looking for wonderful children’s books that can help your kids feel good about themselves and about the world? How about books that teach emotional intelligence and social emotional learning? Got ’em.
How about information related to positive learning, either homeschooling or learning in a more traditional setting? And what about other ideas for parents, like suggestions for traveling with your family and ways to live sustainably? See our school / homeschool / worldschool favorites.
Positive parenting and positive living include how we treat our bodies. Here, you’ll find some of our favorite items we use in our home to help keep us healthy.
Sarah R. Moore is a published writer, positive parenting educator, wellness advocate, and world traveler. Her work spans the globe, reaching readers on six continents and appearing in publications such as The Natural Parent Magazine, Scary Mommy, and Macaroni Kid.
Aside from her formal education, she has extensively studied positive / respectful / gentle parenting. She has her Certificate of Completion for the Child Honouring Course from the Raffi Foundation for Child Honouring. She spent a year observing Teacher Tom, who’s one of the world’s leading practitioners of ‘democratic play-based’ education. Moreover, she works with worldwide bestselling parenting author Elizabeth Pantley. She also completed Level 5 (the highest level) of improvisational comedy training. She uses her improv skills every day as a parent and educator.
Elf on the Shelf is a common way for parents to encourage kids to “be good” before Christmas. The threat is that if kids are