Vocabulary:Nonpermissiveness means not allowing excessive freedom of behaviors.(I really try to be the Authoritative parent, but it's hard when you grew up with an Authoritarian parent style. Hopefully I will do the best I can! This is VERY interesting.
Tantrums are not bad behavior. Tantrums are an expression of emotion that became too much for the child to bear. No punishment is required. What your child needs is compassion and safe, loving arms to unload in.
*What Attachment Parenting is really about* .& how AP can be ridiculed is truly beyond me. Shouldn't this be how everyone parents? If people rebel against gentle parenting, no wonder the world is in the state that it is. Too sad.