Tuesday, August 19, 2008

I Am Ready for Love and Logic

My neighbor friend and I are going to start taking this parenting class tonight called Love & Logic, I think their classes are nationwide...I've heard great things about it, so I'll let you all know! ;)

Love and Logic is a philosophy founded by Jim Fay and Foster W. Cline, M.D., and is based on the experience of a combined total of over 75 years working with and raising kids. It provides simple and practical techniques to help teachers and parents have less stress and more fun while raising responsible kids. Love and Logic offers many useful techniques that teachers and parents can begin experimenting with immediately. Here are some examples:

* Locking–in sadness or empathy before delivering consequences
* Setting limits with enforceable statements
* Sharing control through lots of small choices
* Building relationships with the One Sentence Intervention
* Neutralizing arguing with the Brain Dead technique
* The Anticipatory Consequence

Love and Logic is easy to use, raises responsible kids, and changes lives.


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