While there is evidence that over-the-top, success-driven discipline may alienate your children, and result in all sorts of issues, so does lenient or “buddy style” parenting.
God tell us if we do not love a child we refuse to discipline.
So if you are a new parent, or one in the midst of the push to “finish well”, here is some encouraging advice: a wonderful three- part, easily readable series on the subject!
Part One -Why we allow children to disobey
Part Two -Why teaching obedience is good for our children
Part Three– Beginning to teach obedience
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