Respectful parenting: Seeing and accepting kids for who they are

Mr Michael Lim and Ms Debbie Liew watching their children, Jasper (left) and Jared (right) play at the playground on April 18, 2021.
Mr Michael Lim and Ms Debbie Liew watching their children, Jasper (left) and Jared (right) play at the playground on April 18, 2021.ST PHOTO: YONG LI XUAN

SINGAPORE - When two-year-old Jared Lim snatches his older brother's toys, Jasper knows that he should not grab them back.

The five-year-old has been taught to respect his brother's feelings and manage the situation in a few ways. He can either entice Jared with other toys or say: "When you are done, can you please pass the toy to me?"

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