How to be a Gentle – Not Permissive – Parent

I come across this misconception time and time again; that if you don’t make your child do something (in an authoritarian way), then they will never learn and will grow to be rude and feral. People seem to¬†forget (or perhaps don’t realise in the first place)¬†there is a sweet spot in the middle – something known as Authoritative Parenting.