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Jan
18
comment Should I expect a boy to ask me for permission for prom?
Thank you so much. I was really confused over the modern cultural norms.
Jan
18
comment As a parent, how should I react to someone asking me for permission for Prom?
Would you grill the kid, or would you just look them over? I feel obliged to examine the teen as a parent, but I realize that that's exactly what I hated as a kid.
Sep
15
comment What do I do when the timeout method isn't working?
According to Kohlberg, she most likely doesn't understand Theory of Mind, and probably understands the hugs/explanation to avoid trouble, which is normal.
Aug
15
comment Using experience as a reason for correctness
But I think this is the kind of blind obedience that the "I said so" argument creates - although perhaps not as extreme in most cases.
Aug
15
comment Using experience as a reason for correctness
I frequently hear "because I'm older" or "because I said so" rather than a concrete reason. Does this not lead kids into blindly following authority figures? I feel like en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Milgram_experiment is a very good example of what I am trying to avoid