CHILD BEHAVIOR

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Is Your Child Growing Up To Be Judgmental?

"Come on Mom, don't be so judgmental!" exclaimed my counsellor friend's 14-year-old daughter to her. Oh, the perils of being a counsellor -- we get back with interest what we give our children. "Don't be judgmental" is a doctrine by which all of us are supposed to lead our professional lives. We are often able to observe people and events objectively, and subconsciously as parents we try to teach our children the same. And then one fine day, our children give it back to us!