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Teaching Children Not to Argue

Screen shot 2013-03-07 at 9.47.40 AMPublished March 2013: Mom.Me

Teaching Children Not to Argue
How to help your kids work it out peacefully

Article Excerpt:

If you constantly hear cries of “she took my toy” and “he pulled my hair” from your children, don’t fret. Disagreements are bound to occur; however, you can teach your children conflict-resolution strategies to avoid constant bickering. “Parents and other adults need to teach children how to get what they need and want responsibly and respectfully without interfering with other people’s ability to get what they need and want,” says Nancy Buck, Denver-based psychologist and author of “Peaceful Parenting.” Help your child discover his wants and needs while appreciating the wants and needs of others, to avoid future arguments.

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– Shannon Philpott



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