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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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Duct Tape Is Good for the Family: A Family That Works Together, Sticks Together

Taking a more hands off approach to parenting, focusing on relationship strategies, and using duct tape when our resolve weakens has profound ripple effects throughout the entire family. Once parents accept ownership of the part they play in every interaction they have with their child and commit to change, an amazing thing happens as if by magic (but we know now, it’s by design).

It’s not uncommon for families to undergo a metamorphosis that they might not realize they were even capable of! This chapter highlights the big picture positive effects the family experiences, including:

• Less fighting

• Long-term healthy relationships

• Peaceful conflict resolution ...

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