Young children are cute and we feel comfortable empowering them; we find it easy and it feels natural to communicate with them in positive ways. But we often treat them differently when the same children become adolescents. Should we?
- If a youngster doesn’t know how to ride a bike, we teach.
- If a youngster doesn’t know how to mow the lawn, we teach.
- If a youngster doesn’t know how to demonstrate good manners, we teach.
- If an adolescent doesn’t know how to behave, we teach? Or do we punish?
Few young people are maliciously non-compliant. Too often, instead of using a positive approach to promote responsible behavior, we resort to negative methods. Rather than resorting to punishing, we can create … >>>READ MORE >>> →