Some degree of backtalk is normal for adolescents and teens—it’s how they learn to assert themselves and become independent.
Why do young children seek attention in ways that can be so annoying? And why do we, as parents, give in so often?
If you’re a parent, it is a certainty that you have had to deal with an angry child. Often, we end up in shouting matches with our kids, or we freeze up, not knowing what to do when an angry outburst occurs.
Pretend play is not only delightful, it’s also an extraordinarily valuable learning experience for children.
When we discipline our children, our primary goal should be to help them develop the long-term character strengths we want them to have.
Through this process, your child can become more aware of their own moral compass.