Are you Damaging Your Child by Demanding Obedience?

Written by mudpiemama for AuthenticParenting.info.

In our current culture, parents are praised when their children are obedient – it’s a mark of good parenting. The quieter and the more obedient the child, the better. In truth, parents are doing a disservice to their children and to society when they demand that their children do exactly as they are told, no questions asked. In other words, expecting children to dutifully comply with their parents’ commands, right away, is not such a great idea in the long run.
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