It’s a parenting tip echoed from one generation to the next: “Don’t fight in front of the kids.” But many parenting experts believe it’s not the actual fighting that upsets kids: it’s the way in which parents argue. So how does inter-parental conflict affect children? Is it ever okay for parents to argue in front of the kids?
In my latest article, over at Essential Kids, I speak with two experts to find out when conflict is healthy and when it is harmful.
Do you ever argue with your partner in front of your kids? Do you think some exposure to disagreements is healthy for kids?