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 free video series here.
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Upcoming Events

1:30 pm Sun Valley ID
Sun Valley ID
May 26 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Being the Human You Want To Be:  Finding Your Own Voice: A public workshop sponsored by the Sun Valley Wellness Festival Facilitators: Kim John Payne and the singer/writer Jewel
6:30 pm Ketchum, ID @ The Community School
Ketchum, ID @ The Community School
May 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Simplicity Parenting.  A public lecture sponsored by The Community School.
2:00 pm Sun Valley ID @ Sun Valley Wellness Festival
Sun Valley ID @ Sun Valley Wellness Festival
May 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
How To Be At Your Best When Your Kids Are At Their Worst:  A public workshop sponsored by the Sun Valley Wellness Festival. Co Facilitated by Kim John Payne and the singer/writer Jewel.  
1:42 pm Simplicity Parenting Family Life...
Simplicity Parenting Family Life...
Sep 24 @ 1:42 pm – 2:42 pm
Family Life Coach Training Fall 2016           Begins September 24 2016 Ends November 19 2016 Lead by our Training Director, Davina Muse LMHC.


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