Morality is not only taught; it is caught.
Family life is not a computer program that runs on its own; it needs continual input from everyone.
Allowing children to spew forth whatever is on their minds in the name of openness only creates an illusion of family closeness.
Walk a mile in my shoes is good advice. Our children will learn to respect others if they are used to imagining themselves in another's place.
It is at once the most overwhelmingly frustrating and exasperating task and the most joyous and rewarding experience to make human beings out of children.