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Sometimes I correct behavior that my daughter can get away with at her mom's house

Question:

I'm separated from my daughter's mother. Sometimes I correct behavior that my daughter can get away with at her mom's house. What am I supposed to do?

Answer:

​In a perfect world, both parents would have the same rules and expectations, as well as use the same consequences. The truth is that you probably can't do very much to change her mother's parenting style. That's why it's important for you to consistently use a positive teaching approach when your daughter is with you. The more consistent you are, the better she will understand your rules.

You should also teach your daughter that different rules and expectations apply to different environments. For example, there are​ different behavior expectations at school, church, your home and Mom's house.