Good parenting is not defined by which decision one makes in each instance so much as by the willingness to think about these decisions

From deep contentment comes the courage to achieve

A foolish consistency is the hallmark of ineffective parenting

Sometimes the best alternative to black and white isn’t gray but … orange

Hitting children clearly “teaches them a lesson” – and the lesson is that you can get your way with people who are weaker than you are by hurting them

Real autonomy comes from construction more than from selection

Alfie Kohn