Do you lay out the rules to your child and expect them to stick to each one without any further monitoring? No, because of that pesky little thing we call “Free will”. Besides, as your child learns and develops the rules change and so does their understanding of the rules and their willingness to follow them. You have to monitor them and remind them almost daily of the same things – Did you: brush your teeth, pack your bag, make your bed, do your homework, feed the cat, hit your brother?
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