You have no right to tell the child what to do. The child has the right to know what is good and what is bad. If you teach the child good and bad, the child will never leave you. There’s no better student. You have never accepted a child as a God-given student. You accept the child as your possession. That’s your mistake. – Yogi Bhajan
Why are mothers so controlling? Where does this come from? I know what it feels like when the stress is high, the kids are screaming, you need to make dinner and you just want to run away or have a glass of wine because the pressure is on.
When shit hits the fan, our first reaction is avoid our children or sometimes place them in another room because it is too much to deal with. Let me tell you something – when you do this it is because they are triggering something deep within you, a reaction from your past. Placing children in time out is a way for you to get control, not them, and here is why.