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The site is a safe place to share gentle parenting questions and answers from parents, and the carnival includes fresh new viewpoints on Gentle Discipline, as well as giveaways. I, personally, am giving away a couple of 8×10 prints.

I am honored to have worked out an agreement with for them to use Home as the visual banner for this event ~ thank you to Paige for contacting me with her idea.

Please join all week, June 27-July 1, 2011, as they explore alternatives to punitive discipline. They have collected a wonderful array of articles and essays about the negative effects of punitive discipline methods, like spanking, and a myriad of effective alternatives. Please visit their writers each day of the Carnival. New articles will be posted on the following theme days:

June 27 – Practical Tips for Getting Started with Gentle Discipline

June 28 – It’s All About Feelings: Respecting Emotions and Consensual Living

June 29 – A Fork in the Road: Turning Points in Gentle Discipline

June 30 – Gentle Discipline Recipe: Love, Patience, and Cooperation

July 1 – Gentle Discipline Resources

Visit the Baby Dust Diaries page for valuable information on the following topics:

The Science Of Parenting
Gentle Discipline

Visit the Parenting Gently page today for Practical Tips for Gentle Discipline, including how we choose our language when speaking to our children.

The Free Cards Winner for last week is: Marcela ~ thank you for playing!

Love & Sincerely, Katie