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As a mother, the last thing you would want is to argue with your child. It can be draining when it feels like your little one is rebelling even before their teenage years. But for co-founder of Pilates BodyTree, Kris Ng, conflict with her five-year-old daughter, Jade, is a frequent occurrence.
Her husband often finds her in a stand-off with Jade. Kris laments that she sometimes “feel[s] resigned that [Jade] will always have a bone to pick with [her].”. However, the situation with Jade doesn’t make Kris love her any less. According to her, communication is key to working on their relationship.
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