Creating Connection through Correction

“Positive parenting requires a shift from a fear-based mindset to a love-based mindset. The fear-based mindset says:

-I must control my child’s behavior. (authoritarian)
-My child learns not to repeat bad behavior by being punished. (authoritarian)
-I’m the dominant figure; my child is “under” me. (authoritarian)
-My child will hate me if I upset him. (permissive)
Trying to positively parent with a fear-based mindset doesn’t work because the focus is still on who has the control, you or your child.”

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