Archive > May 2010
Make sure you have actual, legitimate reasons for your actions, reactions, habits, discipline, and rules (or principles). And make sure your child knows those reasons.
I’ve been thinking a lot about a truism. Every parent knows, in their head anyway, that kids learn by modeling them. We hear our kids use the same words and phrases we use. We see them make the same gestures we make. We watch, sometimes in horror, as they react to someone in a similar way that we might. Kids model adults. This isn’t news.