From “Screamfree Parenting” by Hal Runkel
Never promise more than you can perform. “
— Publilius Syrus
Simple, right? If you promise little Timmy kid Disneyworld, you take him to Disneyworld. He sees that you can be trusted and all is well. The trick is to have this attitude in ALL promises, not just the pleasant ones.
Remember, empty threats are really broken promises. And just because they aren’t as fun to… Continue