Two leading authorities on raising children, Thomas Haller and Chick Moorman, have created the Uncommon Parenting web site to provide guidance and understanding of behavior and parenting communication issues. Their goal is to help parents do conscious parenting, making their lives easier and getting children to behave. Their web site offers radio show clips and video tips and advice articles and a blog.
As an introduction to their work, check out Grace-Full Parenting, an article with 12 strategies for infusing grace into your parenting style - or teaching style. Here are two of the strategies: (1) Assume the stance that mistakes are permitted here and (2) Separate the deed from the doer. Read the article to learn how to implement these and the other strategies.