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Assertive Communication

Support Call 7-13-18

This Call Covers:

  • Correcting not dropping the subject
  • Bedtime emotional manipulation
  • Calming down for the rule of three
  • Disagreeing appropriately
  • Staying calm during the rule of three
  • Calming a child down during a correction

Disagreeing Appropriately

A few years ago, a reader wrote, "My kids love being able to disagree appropriately, but I don't want them to do it every single time! They’re smart and have good reasons for wanting to do things a different... more

The Battle Hymn of a Just Parent

“I like Dad better than Mom,” I said to my younger brother one sunny afternoon while sitting on the back of our rusty old Suburban. The moment I said that I knew th... more