Tag Archive: reactive parenting

Jan 25

Authenticity through Consensual Living


Welcome to the January 2013 Authentic Parenting Blog Carnival: Authenticity This post was written for inclusion in the monthly Authentic Parenting Blog Carnival hosted by Authentic Parenting and Living Peacefully with Children. This month our participants have written about authenticity through character, emotions, and establishing authentic communication with their children. We hope you enjoy this …

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Mar 11

responding versus reacting…

I once had a parent tell me that the reason she didn’t like consensual living was because she felt that first thinking about your response in a situation was “fake parenting.” In order to be “real,” she thought it was important for the parent to say whatever was first thought. However, that isn’t responsive parenting; …

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