The Free and Joyful Childhood

Laurie A Couture

United States, EnglishParents

Laurie A. Couture, author of Instead of Medicating and Punishing, discusses attachment parenting, unschooling, natural family living, children's rights, alternative education and healing children's emotional, behavioral and learning challenges.

On-Demand Episodes

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Laurie A. Couture, author of Instead of Medicating and Punishing, discusses debunking "ADHD" and the use of psychotropic drugs with children on her appearance with her son, Brycen, on the Anderson daytime show on March 8,... more
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Laurie A. Couture, author of Instead of Medicating and Punishing discusses issues of child abuse and neglect, recent media cases, the failure of child protective services, the importance of protecting children and how attachment... more
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Laurie A. Couture, author of Instead of Medicating and Punishing interviews her 17 year old son, Brycen R. R. Couture, about being an unschooler.
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Laurie A. Couture, author of Instead of Medicating and Punishing, discusses peaceful, respectful communication with our children and how power-over discipline and punitive, one-upping of children hurts the parent-child relationship.
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Laurie A. Couture, author of Instead of Medicating and Punishing, discusses that unschooling is the natural next step in Attachment Parenting in order to nurture joy, freedom and a secure parent-child attachment from ages 5 to 18 years.
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Laurie A. Couture, author of Instead of Medicating and Punishing, discusses that Attachment Parenting must continue for a child's entire childhood, until young adulthood. Older children and teens wither without close parent-child connection... more
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Laurie A. Couture, author of Instead of Medicating and Punishing, discusses that human beings are wired to learn. Everything that children do, at all times, is learning. Children do not need to be held in a building five days a week in order... more
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Laurie A. Couture, author of Instead of Medicating and Punishing, discusses why it is critical that parents stand up to public schools or better yet, remove their children from them and unschool.
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Laurie A. Couture, author of Instead of Medicating and Punishing, discusses why spanking is traumatic to children.
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Laurie A. Couture, author of Instead of Medicating and Punishing, discusses attachment parenting and unschooling books that should be on every parent's shelf and why the mental health field is unable to help children and families heal... more

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