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Positive Parenting Books, Training and Resources

10 May 2019
In our two previous articles, we have included many helpful resources and positive parenting techniques. There are so many great resources and programs it can be hard to navigate through them all. We’ve done our best to put some of the highlights together for you. This is your go-to s
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200+ Positive Parenting Tips, Skills and Techniques

10 May 2019
To back up the positive parenting tips laid out in this article, all of the research has been discussed in our ‘What is Positive Parenting?’ piece, which provides a highly comprehensive compilation of evidence-based positive parenting techniques. If you’re looking for some more action
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What is Positive Parenting? A Look at the Research and Benefits

08 May 2019
Most adults will become parents at some point in their lives (i.e., around 89.6% of the adult population worldwide; Ranjan, 2015). And while most of us strive to be great parents, we may also find ourselves confused and frustrated by the seemingly endless challenges of parenthood. As
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Positive Parenting

Parenting Children with Positive Reinforcement (Examples + Charts)

09 Apr 2019
Children don’t come with instructions and discipline is often experienced by parents and children alike as an arena where our will and wits are tested. Positive reinforcement is only one of many forms of discipline, but from the perspective of positive psychology it may as well be the
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Using Positive Reinforcement in the Classroom (5 Examples and Activities)

21 Feb 2019
It wasn’t too long ago that school-rooms were places of stern words and plentiful discipline. It was commonplace for teachers to favor harsh punishment over positive punishment, including using the cane! Now, however, it is recognized that there are more effective ways to teach and to
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Building Resilience in Children: 30+ Tips for Raising Resilient Kids

19 Feb 2019
Most of us are familiar with the expression “that which doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.” It turns out that this is only partially true – not everyone possesses the ability to persevere following trauma. Indeed, while some people crumble in the face of adversity, others are someho
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Positive Reinforcement Theory

Positive Reinforcement in Psychology (Definition + 5 Examples)

05 Jan 2019
If you read our earlier piece on positive punishment, you know that there are different methods of teaching and instilling good habits and behaviors. One of the most powerful and effective methods is one that you’re probably at least somewhat familiar with: positive reinforcement. &nb
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12 Examples of Positive Punishment & Negative Reinforcement

31 Jul 2018
You might be thinking that “positive punishment” sounds like an oxymoron, after all, how can punishment be positive? Not many people “like” punishment, right? The disconnect in understanding this concept comes from the usage of the word “positive;” here at the Positive Psy
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