Compassionate Parenting – Co-operation, not Conflict

Here’s another little Parenting soundbite from the NVC series.  Once you’ve read through this one, sign up for the weekly emails, and/or forward the link onto someone you think might benefit from this.   Alternatively, click on the ‘Like’ button on my blog or Facebook page (on the topic you are interested in), then you will enable all your friends to find out about these useful tips in one click.

   

“I want to appreciate you without judging. Join you without invading. Invite you without demanding. Leave you without guilt.” 

– Virginia Satir

 
Compassionate Parenting Tip — Week 3 

One of the actions you can choose that will ensure more co-operation than conflict in your home is to encourage your children to think things through for themselves and make their own choices.

Next time you are tempted to solve a problem your child is having, ask your child what his/her ideas are about how to solve it.

 

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From The Conflict Tool Box, published by Mediation Matters

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