Happily Obedient: An Oxymoron?
Parents want their children to be happy. Parents want their children to be well-behaved and obedient. The hard thing is that, for many parents, it feels as though when you try to get your children to behave well, you end up in conflict, and neither you nor your kids are happy. When you try to make them happy by giving them--even anticipating-- what they want, it doesn't seem to make any difference--they still demand and disobey, never seeming to recognize how nice and accommo