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As with greater autonomy and flexibility, you may find it difficult to control children when taking this approach. That’s fine, as over controlling children may undermine your efforts to grow their positive soft skills. With warmth and understanding, kids often come around when something is requested of them. Blindly following orders will only work to undermine that critical thinking. This doesn’t mean there are no rules, or that the children don’t need to respect those in charge, but by providing the child the respect they deserve, they will learn to do these things on their own, rather than becoming submissive, apprehensive, or dependent.