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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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4

Holding onto Discipline: Your Fear Is the Problem

FEAR is an acronym in the English language for ‘False Evidence Appearing Real.’

—Neale Donald Walsch

When you are making parenting decisions out of fear, you are not parenting in the best interest of your child.

—Vicki Hoefle

In chapter 3 we addressed the training bullet wound and identified how parents spend time trying to Band-Aid behaviors with quick-fix strategies instead of identifying the real problem: kids are not being trained to take care of their basic needs and participate effectively and willingly within the family. Now we will take a look at the relationship bullet wound, which until this point has disguised itself as children requiring more discipline.

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