September 12 is Our National Day of Encouragement

How Can We Observe National Encouragement Day? A Day of Encouragement was first proclaimed in 2007 by the governor of Arkansas. This first observance was initiated by the Encouragement Foundation at Harding University. At a later date, President George W. Bush officially signed a document declaring September 12 to be our National Day of Encouragement. […]

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What is Positive Discipline? A Brief Overview of an Adlerian Parenting Model

How can discipline be “positive”? Isn’t the idea of discipline to make children feel bad so they won’t misbehave again? Although this belief was common in the past, many parents, teachers and psychologists now prefer a different approach. The meaning behind the word “discipline” can offer some understanding to a new way of thinking. In […]

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