Holding the Line in Parenting

One of my favorite movie scenes comes from Braveheart. William Wallace, played by Mel Gibson, is standing with a small army of Scottish warriors staring in the face of a charging English Cavalry. Do you remember the scene? As the horses are charging straight at Wallace and his band of brothers, he yells out one word.  “Hold”. . .”Hold”. . .“HOLD”. . . You can see the intensity and fear in the eyes of the Scottish troops.  Some of the troops want to break the line and run. . . The battle is too great. . . The situation...

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