GENTLE PARENTING RESOURCES


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WHAT IS GENTLE PARENTING?
Gentle parenting is an alternative approach to traditional child-rearing, with a foundation in mutual respect, empathy, understanding, and healthy boundaries. You can learn more about gentle parenting here, and its four pillars here. 


GENTLE PARENTING PODCASTS

The Parenting Junkie - available on iTunes | Stitcher
 
Nurturing the Heart of a Child - available on iTunes Stitcher

At Home with Sally - available on iTunes | Stitcher

Connected Families - available on iTunes | Stitcher

Unruffled - available on iTunes | Stitcher

Positive Discipline - available on iTunes 

GENTLE PARENTING WEBSITES


GENTLE PARENTING BOOKS

BIBLICALLY-BASED GENTLE PARENTING BOOKS
Heartfelt Discipline by Clay Clarkson
Discipline that Connects by Jim & Lynn Jackson 
Triggers by Amber Lia and Wendy Speake
Thy Rod and Thy Staff, They Comfort Me by Samuel Martin (also available for free download here.)


GENTLE PARENTING BABIES AND TODDLERS
The No Cry Sleep Solution by Elizabeth Pantley
Elevating Childcare by Janet Lansbury
No Bad Kids by Janet Lansbury
How to Talk so Little Kids Will Listen by Joana Faber and Julie King
The Gentle Sleep Book by Sarah Ockwell-Smith

UNDERSTANDING CHILD DEVELOPMENT
The Whole Brain Child by Dr. Daniel Siegel
The Yes Brain by Dr. Daniel Siegel
No Drama Discipline by Dr. Daniel Siegel
The Explosive Chid by Ross Greene
The Playful Parent by Dr. Lawrence Cohen

EXTREMELY PRACTICAL GENTLE PARENING BOOKS
Peaceful Parents, Happy Kids by Dr. Laura Markham
The Gentle Discipline Book by Sarah Ockwell-Smith
The Gentle Parent by L.R. Knost
The No Cry Discipline Solution by Elizabeth Pantley

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Hi, we're the Ericksons

We're the founders of Flourishing Homes & Families, and this is Where Families Flourish. We live in the Pineywoods of East Texas, and this is our online space where we share our heart and soul for Gentle Parenting, cultivating peaceful, healthy homes, and overcoming the overwhelm and underwhelm of parenthood so we can overflow into who our children are meant to become.

We are passionate about...
... gentle parenting, and equipping you to peacefully parent your children with wisdom, grace, and gratitude.
...wellness and flourishing, and bringing both into the lives and homes of our sweet community.
...helping mamas overcome anxiety and anger, so they can embrace and enjoy peaceful and purposeful motherhood.

David holds a Ph.D. in Theology from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is a professor of theology and church history. He is unapologetically passionate about reclaiming scriptural view of childhood and discipline.

Amanda is a work-from-home mama with a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical studies. She fearlessly leads women towards grace-based and naturally-minded motherhood,