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Duct Tape Parenting: A Less is More Approach to Raising Respectful, Responsible, and Resilient Kids by Vicki Hoefle

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Band-Aids on Bullet Wounds: Your Strategy Is the Problem

You need to fix what’s broken first, before you put something else on top of it.

—Bonnie Taylor

When it comes to parenting, there are only two problems, lack of training or a fractured relationship, both of which are worth fixing.

—Vicki Hoefle

In chapter 1, we exposed the cornucopia of strategies, techniques, and tools employed by parents to deal with the bad, annoying, irresponsible, undesirable, and otherwise pesky behaviors their children present, and the list is extensive. Not only do these ineffective and confusing strategies become the focus (the fertilizer) that anchors the negative behaviors (the weeds), they are also responsible for making things worse because they are ...

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