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Our vision is a world in which all children are treated with dignity, respect, understanding, and compassion.
In such a world, every child can grow into adulthood with a generous capacity for love and trust.

 
An important message to our readers
 
July 2015
 

The Problem with Punishment
by L. R. Knost

"Want to know a dirty, little secret about punishment? It doesn't work. Punishment may be able to control a child's behavior temporarily while they're small or when they are in their parents' presence, but it cannot control the person."

Quote of the Month - July
"The child is curious. He wants to make sense out of things, find out how things work, gain competence and control over himself and his environment, and do what he can see other people doing..."
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Jan (age 5) with her dad Featured Article:
Memories of a Loving Father by Jan Hunt
"My father grew up in a large Russian immigrant family in northern Ohio. There were eleven children in the family, and numerous relatives nearby..."
Save The Natural Child Project
"The Natural Child Project is a labor of love started by parenting counselor Jan Hunt and her son Jason in 1996..."
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"When will my child be ready to...?" by Jan Hunt
"In almost every counseling session I have with a parent, one question is nearly always asked: 'When will my child be ready to [fill in the blank]?'..."
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