Parenting Wisely
What to do instead of punishment

  1. Powerful Parenting, By Al Crowell, 2013

  2. The Respectful Parent - A Manual for Moms and Dads, By Dr. James Deutch, Xlibris Corp., 2012

  3. Editorial: Positive parenting, not physical punishment, By John Fletcher, MB BChir MPH, Editor-in-Chief, Canadian Medical Association Journal, September 4, 2012

  4. Positive Discipline — Combating defiance with love, By Rachel Lowry, Deseret News, July 31, 2012

  5. Hitting someone is never right, By John Ostwald, The Record, July 29, 2012

  6. Presbyterian Church Rejects Spanking , By Ann Rodgers, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 5, 2012

  7. DELAWARE DIARY – Whipping of prisoners was family affair, By Michael Morgan,, April 13, 2011

  8. A strong and loving bond between family members becomes its own moral discipline, By James Warren, Federal Way, WA, April 9, 2011

  9. Spanking is the second mistake, Leslie Cabarga, Ventura County Online, April 7, 2011

  10. Court ruling isn't a green light for parents to whack kids, By Star-Ledger Editorial Board, Star-Ledger, February 3, 2011

  11. Childhood Roots of Empathy, Peace and Nonviolence, Video of Mitch Hall's presentation to the Ahimsa meeting in Berkeley, CA, December 7, 2010


  13. The Bomb in the Brain: A documentary about the long-term effects of child abuse, By Stefan Molyneux,, September 2, 2010

  14. Spank Your Children Well, By Richard Latimer,, August 16, 2010

  15. Use Words, Not Hands to Teach Children, By Qin Sun Stubis, Santa Monica Star, Summer 2010

  16. Another Reason Not to Spank: Raising a Bully, By Psych Central News Editor, Reviewed by John M. Grohol, Psy.D, April 12, 2010

  17. Instead of Medicating and Punishing: Healing the causes of our children's acting-out behavior by parenting and educating the way nature intended, By Laurie A. Couture, Wyatt-MacKenzie Publishing, Oregon, 2008.

  18. Spare the Rod: Why you shouldn't hit your kids, By Alan E. Kazdin, Slate, September 24, 2008

  19. The no-cry discipline solution, By Elizabeth Pantley, McGraw HIll, 2007

  20. Spanking is like fast food, By Wendy Kerr Hadley,, July 1, 2008

  21. Parenting: The line between punishment and abuse, By Melanie Barwick, Ph.D.

  22. Rethinking Discipline, By Annie Addington

  23. Positive Discipline: How to avoid power struggles by Judy Arnall

  24. The Nurturing Parent by Ross Ellis

  25. What every parent should know by Dr. Thomas Gordon

  26. The Harmonica Man (Allow a few moments for video clip to download.)

  27. The Power of Peace by Mitch Hall and Madeleine Y. Gómez, Ph.D.

  28. Discipline 101: Strategies That Work by Dr. Marilyn Heins

  29. 22 Alternatives to Losing It by Jan Hunt

  30. What Horses Taught Monty Roberts About Wisdom In Parenting by Norm Lee

  31. A word about healthy discipline by Michael J. Marshall

  32. Instead of Hitting by Peggy O'Mara

  33. Encounter in a parking lot, June 2008

  34. Facing down a drill sergeant dad by Jordan Riak

  35. Old Woman in a Shoe by Jordan Riak

  36. An Alternative to Spanking? by Jordan Riak

  37. Twenty Alternatives to Punishment by Aletha Solter, Ph.D.

  38. The parenting style of President and First Lady Lincoln, as described by Mariah Vance, their housekeeper

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