Parenting Is Not About Controlling Your Child

I hear this often by parents who are frustrated with their child’s behaviors, their difficulty in not being able to make their child concede to their demands. But is parenting really a phase in your and your child’s life that’s about control, a power struggle? From birth to age 18, it’s a time of guiding development where you are supporting and growing your child, not a tug of war of wills.

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