Posts Tagged ‘responcibility’

What Is Traditional Parenting

As my readership increases, I have been questioned on a number of occasions about what my definition of Old School Parenting was and it struck me that there is a number of misconceptions out there about what it means to be an Old School Parent. When people see the title Old School Parenting they seem […]

Interesting Year For Parenting Old School

I like to look back every once in a while and check out which of my blog post have been most popular over the year and this has been a relatively good year for Parenting Old School. This blog has been around in various forms over the past few years but has only existed as Parenting Old […]

Fifty Dangerous Things

For some strange reason, our society has decided that our children are in mortal danger all the time. It is a world where parents constantly fear for their children and their physical wellbeing. It is a world where a superficial flesh wound on our child’s flawless fresh flesh is unacceptable. It has become a world where every activity […]

Modern Parent = Neurotic Child

I love this! Yet another piece of evidence to support the Old School Parenting philosophy. A recent study, presented on May 29 at the Association of Psychological Science Convention in Boston, is raising the alarm about helicopter parenting and how it is producing neurotic children. While it is refreshing to see that this issue is […]

Hyper Parents & Coddled Children

Hyper Parents & Coddled Children finally aired this week and I was not disappointed. I have been waiting for this documentary for quite some time and it is finally here. CBC or the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation does some fine work and this documentary is no exception in its look at how we parent or “over” […]

Your Kids Are Your Own Fault

I have to say, I  just howled when I saw this book being advertised online and just had to give it a read. It had that Old School Parenting ring to it and I couldn’t let it pass by without a comment. If nothing else buy this book  to leave laying out when you have […]

Just Say No (Part 4)

Well let’s get back on track here. It has been a while since I have contributed to the “Just say No” series, so here we go. I have received a couple emails about my last post, where I used the analogy of fencing a kid in using the word “NO” as fence posts and our […]

Teaching Your Child Commitment – Part II

My eldest daughter loves soccer more than anything. She loves practises, games, impromptu passing sessions in the back yard, you name it and she is in. The most significant opportunity to teach our little darling what commitment and dependability meant was this year just prior to Christmas. In our home, school comes first then activities […]

Teaching Your Child Commitment – Part I

Teaching commitment and dependability to a child can be a difficult thing to do but it is a vitally important personality trait to foster in any child. A simple illustration of just how important commitment and dependability are is to simply think of those in your life that you trust the most. Chances are these […]

Subscribe to RSS Feed Follow me on Twitter!
blogoriffic.com