Today's Tip for Families

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Avoid Arguments About Discipline

By the time children reach the upper elementary school grades, they have reached the age where they can reason. This can have its pros and cons.

Your child can understand that you expect good behavior, so it’s appropriate for you to explain the reasons for your rules. However, your child may also use emerging reasoning skills to argue with you—if you allow it.

To avoid power struggles:

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