Thought Thursday: Sarah's Sayings
This weeks Thought Thursday is one of Sarah's Sayings. Sarah is sharing an inspirational quote by Michaeleen Doucleff.
I recently read Hunt, Gather Parent by Michaeleen Doucleff. I found her entire book inspirational, however the following quote came from the part of the book that has made the biggest impact on my family. I recommend it to any parents or soon to be parents.
"During my three visits to the Arctic, I never once witness a parent argue with a child. I never see a power struggle. I never hear nagging or negotiating. Never. The same is true in the Yucatán and Tanzania. Parents simply don’t argue with children. Instead, they make a request and wait, silently, for the child to comply. And if the child refuses, the parents may make a comment, walk away, or turn their attention elsewhere."
Source: Hunt, Gather Parent: What Ancient Cultures Can Teach Us About the Lost Art of Raising Happy Helpful Little Children.