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Respect Within Reason: A Parental Dilemma

Respect is a complicated concept to grasp, even for adults. So, when it comes to our children and teaching them to give respect while also teaching ourselves to respect their wishes in turn, that can be a hard task. One of the concepts I’m dealing with is learning when my child means what she says or is what she just said just words and attention seeking behavior. Although only two years old my daughter is fiercely independent and strong-willed. She wants to do things herself and is determined. As proud as I am of this can-do attitude it can also be incredibly frightening. One day she said “Mommy, I find kitty” with a huge smile on her face. She ran…