Me its manners. My kids will have manners always. I get told a lot by people at storytime that my oldest is very polite.
Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 12:39 PM on Aug. 25, 2009
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Answer by ajw1980 at 10:52 PM on Aug. 24, 2009
Spanking....we just don't. Giving him time to transition from one activity to the other, the five minute warning (4, 3, 2, 1 times up). Very limited television, none to only about two hours total a week. Reading everyday lots and lots of books. Spending time with just the three of us each day playing and being silly (mom, dad, and child). Using our words and body for helping and caring not hitting and hurting. Teaching and showing him how to correct poor choices, role playing better choices out. Expressing our emotions verbally and in a respectful manner, no bad feelings just poor choices in how we act on those feelings. Waiting....just because I can buy him things I deliberately don't. I want to but I also feel strongly that he should have the gift of wishing, waiting, and wanting. And even the gift of disappointment.
Answer by frogdawg at 11:00 PM on Aug. 24, 2009
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Answer by Anonymous at 11:14 PM on Aug. 24, 2009
Funny, I'm just putting this out there... but all the actual delinquents I worked with professionally, their parents spanked. I'm being dead serious. I have NEVER worked with a kid that was in trouble with the law who reported not being spanked ever.
Answer by frogdawg at 11:31 PM on Aug. 24, 2009
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