Soul of Discipline

SoDCoverIn this groundbreaking book, The Soul of Discipline: The Simplicity Parenting Approach to Warm, Firm, and Calm Guidance- From Toddlers to Teens, parenting expert and acclaimed author of the bestselling book Simplicity Parenting Kim John Payne, M.Ed., flips the script on children’s challenging or defiant behavior and lays out an elegantly simple plan to support parents in establishing loving, age-sensitive boundaries that help children feel safe and settled. In short: What looks like misbehavior is actually your children’s signal that they’re feeling lost, that they are trying to find direction and looking to you to guide them back on course.


For those who would like to take the ideas in this book into greater depth at home, we are offering an The Soul of Discipline Book Launch Celebration: An Online Companion with Kim John Payne.  This free video series will delve into topics such as:



  • How to use discipline strategies that actually help deepen your connection with your child
  • Understanding the three phases of discipline
  • How to stop a child from interrupting
  • How to deal with digital distractions
  • What to do when your child is having a meltdown
  • And much, much more!

Soul of Discipline FAQ Segment 1 Disorientation

You can sign up for this video series here (coming soon). 
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Upcoming Events

7:00 pm Lake Champlain, VT
Lake Champlain, VT
Mar 10 @ 7:00 pm – Mar 11 @ 1:00 pm
The Life of the Child Conference:  A public lecture and workshops, Loving Limits in a Digital Age.  Sponsored by The Lake Champlain Waldorf School



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