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Parents need a strength switch: to help them and their kids | Lea Waters

Focusing on what children do well helps them to behave better – and you to parent well, says Lea Waters When will he ever learn? That was my thought as I arrived home and saw that my eight-year-old son Nick had failed to put away his new bicycle… again. The day before, I’d snapped: “I’m tired of reminding you about this!” Then, seeing his welcoming smile fade, I’d felt like a terrible parent.
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