When children have fathers who respect and support their mothers, and mothers who respect their fathers – everyone benefits. Moms are more patient and sensitive. Dads are more involved and confident. Working together helps children thrive.
When kids misbehave, act out or refuse to listen, yelling may feel like the most instinctive thing to do, but yelling at kids has been shown to have detrimental short and long-term psychological effects on children.
In the third and final post of this series I share the most important lesson I’ve learned, and how it changed our family.