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How to Discipline Your Child Without Rewards or Punishment
October 14 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
🧸 Key Workshop Components:
🧸 Understanding Positive Discipline:
Participants will begin by thoroughly understanding the philosophy behind positive discipline, which is rooted in research and psychology. This approach aims to help children develop self-control, responsibility, and a sense of fairness.
🧸 Respectful Communication:
Effective communication is at the heart of positive discipline. Participants will learn how to communicate with their children respectfully, using active listening, empathy, and non-judgmental language to build trust and cooperation.
🧸 Setting Clear Expectations:
Clear and reasonable expectations are essential for children’s understanding of boundaries. This workshop will guide participants in setting age-appropriate expectations and rules, ensuring children know what is expected of them.
🧸 Logical Consequences:
Instead of punitive measures, participants will explore the concept of logical consequences – actions directly related to a child’s behaviour, helping them learn from their choices and take responsibility for their actions.
🧸 Problem-Solving Skills:
Problem-solving is a valuable life skill. Parents will discover techniques to involve their children in resolving conflicts or issues, fostering critical thinking and cooperation.
🧸 Emotional Regulation:
Both parents and children will benefit from learning how to manage their emotions effectively. This includes understanding and expressing emotions healthily, reducing conflicts, and promoting emotional intelligence.
🧸 Empowering Choices:
Children thrive when they have a sense of autonomy and control over their lives. Participants will explore how to offer choices within boundaries, allowing children to make age-appropriate decisions and develop a sense of responsibility.
🧸 Positive Reinforcement and Encouragement:
Participants will discover the power of positive reinforcement and encouragement in reinforcing desired behaviours, building self-esteem, and strengthening the parent-child relationship.
🧸 Consistency and Flexibility:
Striking a balance between consistency and flexibility is crucial. Participants will learn to maintain consistent expectations while adapting to individual needs and circumstances.
🧸 Building a Supportive Family Culture:
This workshop emphasises the importance of creating a family culture that values cooperation, respect, and open communication. Participants will explore ways to foster a sense of belonging and teamwork within the family.
By participating in “Positive Discipline: Nurturing Cooperation and Respect,” parents and caregivers can equip themselves with the skills needed to navigate the challenges of parenthood with grace and confidence.
Meet Our Instructor: Natasha
Natasha’s upbringing in a traditional Indian joint family afforded her a unique opportunity to immerse herself in four distinct parenting styles: Authoritarian, Authoritative, Permissive, and Uninvolved, shaping her understanding of the dynamics of child-rearing from an early age.
From her youth, Natasha harboured a deep aspiration to embrace the role of a full-time stay-at-home mother. At age twenty, she tied the knot with her husband, Manoj, embarking on an exhilarating journey as a trailing spouse.
The arrival of her two children, Mannat (now 16) and Shaan (now 12) marked a pivotal moment in Natasha’s life. Faced with various parenting challenges, she discovered a burning passion for gathering modern parenting skills.
Over the years, Natasha diligently cultivated her expertise through academic degrees, certifications, and licenses, enabling her to practice and teach effective parenting strategies. She developed a discerning ability to distinguish between what works and what doesn’t within diverse cultures. She generously shared her knowledge along her journey, offering invaluable assistance to numerous families grappling with similar challenges.
Having recently relocated to Dubai, Natasha continues facilitating in-person and online experiential training sessions for caregivers. Her mission is to empower them with the knowledge and skills to discipline children without punishment or humiliation, all while eliminating the reliance on rewards and bribes. Natasha’s unwavering dedication to the well-being of children and families radiates through her work, establishing her as a highly respected figure in parent education.
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