By holding your kids responsible for certain tasks, you will help them grow in independence and confidence.
Sometimes punishment is not the best way to teach responsibility and wisdom.
The way we handle our children’s defiance may be the most critical piece of parenting we do.
We may demand their respect, but do we get to the bottom of what’s going on in their heart?
If you find your kids becoming exasperated by how you discipline, it’s time to re-think your methods.
Three “secret ingredients” to maximize even brief efforts at connection: fun and joy, affectionate touch, and noticing details.