Dorothy Corkville Briggs quotes

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The opposite of love is not hate, as many believe, but rather indifference. Nothing communicates disinterest more clearly than dis ...
The area [of toilet training] is one where a child really does possess the power to defy. Strong pressure leads to a powerful stru ...
The toddler craves independence, but he fears desertion.
When autonomy is respected, the two-year-old does not carry this unfinished task into later stages of growth. In adolescence, the ...
The surest route to breeding jealousy is to compare. Since jealousy comes from feeling "less than" another, comparisons only fan t ...
Every child has an inner timetable for growth--a pattern unique to him. . . . Growth is not steady, forward, upward progression. I ...
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