Peaceful parenting is possible, trust us!

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents. Weekdays 12pm-1pm.

Mon 5 June 2017

11 mins

Peace and parenting aren't two words you often hear next to each other, but author Sharon Turton believes we should change that. 

Wouldn’t we all love it to be a little more peaceful? At least in our own minds and hearts?

Sharon is the author of The Art of Peaceful Parenting and she walks us through how we practice being peaceful with our children, and the benefits that practice will have in the long run.

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