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Parenting Children - September 7, 2012
Day 24 - Setting Boundaries Part II
Choose the Right Battles
• pause for thought
• stop to think about whether your child is: HALT
o H - Hungry
o A - Anxious
o L - Lonely
o T - Tired
• Or, are you?
Recognize natural childishness
• Recognize the difference between natural childishness and disobedience
• This halves the battles we have to fight
• Adjust your expectations according to their level of maturity
Maintain a Sense of Humour
• find ways to lighten the atmosphere
• laugh together and with other parents
Complete the attached worksheet.
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