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Teach You Child Self-Discipline Without Tiger-Parenting Her | Care2 Causes

Teach You Child Self-Discipline Without Tiger-Parenting Her | Care2 Causes

Happily, it seems that we can have our cake and eat some of it, too. “An important point here,” says Wang, “is that willpower [i.e. self-discipline] training in children is most effective when the child is having fun.” Intense stress is a poor learning tool at best, and potentially harmful to the developing brain, especially in sensitive children. Gently guided play, a powerful approach exemplified by the school program “Tools of the Mind” , can incorporate self-discipline training into the imaginative play that children naturally engage in and enjoy.

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