feelings and behaviour

Here are two Haim Ginott principles to ponder:

1. All feelings are permissible; not all behavior is permissible. And

2. The parent-child relationship is not a democracy; it is the parent who determines what behavior is permissible.

John Gottman ‘The Heart of Parenting’ p126

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