Positive Discipline Parenting Blog

Sproutable’s Positive Discipline blog for parents and caregivers of children tweens to teens.

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Solutions: The Antidote to Consequences, Punishment and Rewards

One of my favorite classes in my counseling graduate program was Group Therapy. I loved reading Irvin Yalom’s big thick book that described all the stages a group goes through, then actually getting to participate in the experience and watching how it played out. In essence, every group starts out with some sort of orientation […]

By Julietta Skoog

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How to Stop Being a Lawn Mower Parent

Teaching Kids to be Strong Problem Solvers It started with just a few questions. “Why do I have to go to preschool? Why do you have to go to work? Why can’t I have a babysitter stay home with me?” To these, as I was bustling about the kitchen getting dinner pulled together, I answered […]

By Julietta Skoog

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