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Encouraging Heroes. You can be one too.

I’ve long been fond of the Love and Logic approach to parenting, mainly because of its focus on putting responsibility on children instead of the parents. By that I mean that children get to learn naturally from their mistakes at a young age. One of the keys to success in this approach is for the parent to not get into power struggles or long arguments with children. In other words, the saying “less is more” applies here.

I happen to be pretty good with words, but this often translates into….

Read the rest at I’m Adding Hmm to My Vocabulary over at GNMParents (now ForeverParenting).

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