0 Items
What's your Parenting Superpower? Take the 60 second Quiz to find out! Click Here

“Don’t force an apology, help your child make a repair.” – Sarah Rosensweet

When we try to make our child apologize, we have to ask ourselves why. Is it so our child will learn a lesson? Is it because we are embarrassed? Either of those reasons for forced apologies feel like a punishment and will cause our child to resist or to feel shame (or both.) When we move away from shaming or “teaching a lesson” and our child is able to act in the true spirit of apology: 

Apologies not only make the other person feel better, they help us feel like a good person again.

Want some more support?

Book a free short consult with me.
You can also join our free Peaceful Parenting Facebook group.

Sarah Rosensweet is a certified peaceful parenting coach, speaker, and educator. She lives in Toronto with her husband and three big kids (ages 14, 17, and 20). Peaceful parenting is a non-punitive, connection-based approach that uses firm limits with lots of empathy. Sarah works one-on-one virtually with parents all over the world to help them go from frustrated and overwhelmed to, “We’ve got this!”

Read more at: www.sarahrosensweet.com

Do you want to stop yelling at your kids? 

All the tools and strategies you need are in Sarah's How to Stop Yelling At Your Kids 21 Day Challenge.

Stop yelling at your kids