Quotation by Cathy Rindner Tempelsman

When we approach discipline as learning, this ability to internalize moral behavior will occur in the natural course of growth. Children will make mistakes, but, given half a chance, they will learn from them. Our disappointment and displeasure give them pause—and a strong desire to do better the next time around. However, when parents are too quick to punish (or when they assume that children will not really learn from their mistakes without paying a penalty), these lessons may be lost.
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