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The Value of Self-Discipline

Jan 01, 1970 / General     

We're conditioned to react negatively to the word "no." We don't like to hear it… and we don't like to say it. We thrive on saying "Yes" to ourselves—to our own wants and desires—to a new car, the latest gadget, an expensive vacation. So why are we surprised when our kids expect instant gratification. If we can't say "No" to ourselves, how will they learn to say "No" to themselves and realize the rewards of patience and self-discipline? Parenting expert, Dr. Scott Turansky says that there are 7 Secrets to Self-Disciplined Kids that you can start to use today.



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