...Turn off the radio, put down the cell phone and ask your kids questions! Open communication, even at age 5 is like a window of opportunity to shape and mold a child's character and emotional health. When they understand better why things are the way they are, they're less likely to question them later on. And in return, they tend to act more logically, rather then emotionally about certain situations.
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