#BigParentingIdea — Always Assume The Good Intentions
A great many of the communication problems parents have with their children arise because parents assume bad intentions of their children.
This is a grave mistake on part of a parent.
As a matter of fact people in general (and children in particular) barely ever have those bad intentions we ascribe to them.
If they want to wrong us it’s because they feel they’ve been wronged by us. But even then it’s their emotional reaction and not a premeditated behavior aimed at causing pain to the other person.
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