The third practice for parenting without stress and for raising responsible children is called Reflection. In order to understand the power and significance of reflection, you need a clear understanding of two basic facts of life:
- The first is that any control of another person is temporary.
- The second is that attempting to control another person is really an attempt to change that person.
As long as we believe that we can change another person, there is a natural tendency for a parent to employ force or coercion, especially when the young person doesn’t do what we want.
Just for a moment, think of one person with whom you have had a personal relationship—a child, spouse, significant other, parent, … >>>READ MORE >>> →