Family Matters: Are you tired of fighting with your children?
Do you ever feel so frustrated with your children’s behavior you’re tempted to reach out leave them with a few less teeth? Most parents do. If so, chances are you are in the midst of a power struggle and the child is winning. Children learn early how to push parents’ buttons and get better with practice. By the time they’re teenagers, they’re Masters. Imagine how adapt they’ll be at age 50. When you feel your position is under attack, your authority is being disrespected, and you up the ante, the fight escalates, you have already lost and the child is getting exactly what he or she wants.