Quotations From NANCY SAMALIN


 

  • When children are physically hurting each other, we can't let them "work it out themselves." Just as we stop a child from touching a hot stove or running in the street, we need to protect one child from the other—for the sake of both.
    Nancy Samalin (20th century), U.S. author and parent educator. Loving Your Child Is Not Enough, ch. 8 (1987).

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  • It's a fact of life: Children will naturally seek to gain the upper hand in a family, often at the expense of a younger or more vulnerable sibling. They will observe one another closely and take advantage of any edge they can achieve.
    Nancy Samalin (20th century), U.S. author and parent educator. Love and Anger: the Parental Dilemma, ch. 4 (1991).

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  • The best time to punish is not when we're at our maddest, but that's usually when we do it.
    Nancy Samalin (20th century), U.S. author and parent educator. Love and Anger: The Parental Dilemma, ch. 3 (1991).

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