Is arguing in front of the kids always bad?

Charles J. Sophy, MD
Adolescent Medicine
Appropriately respectful arguing in front of kids is not always bad if you exemplify effective problem solving skills and resolution of issues without entering into any power struggle or disrespectful name calling/exchanges. 
Armin Brott
Although eliminating knock-down-drag-out fights in front of the kids is essential, don’t turn your house into a completely fight-free zone. Watching their parents work through minor, everyday problems sends a strong message to kids that people really can resolve issues without throwing tantrums (and furniture).

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