“But Mummy, he’s wrong!”

Sometimes, parents discipline their child without giving them explanations or reasons.  When we just want to solve things quickly, we say things to our child just to keep them shut without even realizing that it may have a long term effect.  For all parents out there, here is a parenting tip on the subject of forgiveness.

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“When we’re in a rush and desperate to keep the peace, this superficial display of forgiveness may just have to be “good enough” for the moment. But at the same time, we recognize its weaknesses. Such hastily brokered treaties don’t teach our kids much about true forgiveness.”

Read full article here:
http://www.family.org.sg/default.aspx?go=article&aid=1237