No! This command is much needed, but can be so overused that the child never listens to it.
Every parent trains their children. They train them to scream and pitch fits, or they train them to be sweet and obedient, but the child is trained either way.
In part 3 of her series on raising the three types of children, Shalom talks about how building confidence in your laid-back, steady child is an everyday job—to let them accomplish something, to overcome, and to be victorious!
Children see their reflection in the eyes of others. They gaze into the mirror of eyes that love or judge, blame or cherish, or that show delight. The developing child then says, “So that is who I am.”
When I tell my 4-year-old son to do something, his first response is always, “Why?” How should I deal with this issue?
Are you homeschooling your child in a way that cultivates creativity or that stifles it?
Training toddlers can be exhausting, but the present and future rewards are worth it!
Children love to be involved.
He is quite happy being a part of the family train, and we are so happy to see him moving up in position.
Have you been looking for ways to teach children how lies hurt? Here’s an object lesson on the destructive power of lies. You’ll need an apple, a hammer and a flair for the dramatic!