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Frost, Jo
January 2007
Woman's Day (Australia Edition);1/8/2007, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p83
The article offers advice for parents on dealing with their children who do not apologize. If a child is not prepared to say she is sorry, she must be kept on the step until she does. It is said that sorry should be a genuine apology. A child should be thanked when she says she is sorry to acknowledge her effort.


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