80% of Parenting Is Modeling

80% of parenting is modeling. It’s a really scary thought for most parents that 80 percent of the teaching we do, 80 percent of the learning our children get in the family, most of what they imbibe and take on as values come from them watching what we model and copying us! There may be a handful of parents who are relaxed about this having a clean conscience about their language, their attitudes, their manners and other behaviors. But for many of us this is a really pressurizing idea....more
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