Rearing a child with the phlegmatic temperament can be a challenge. But anything of value has a price and, like any worthy endeavor, the rewards far outweigh the difficulties. The parents should and must diligently discipline and guide the youngster to cultivate his strengths and eliminate the negative tendencies.
One with this disposition tends not to be aroused easily or for any length of time. So getting and keeping his attention in order to teach and train him is the problem. Nevertheless, with persistence and insistence, it can be done!
Following are suggestions:
The phlegmatic has many talents. By checking the negative tendencies, the numerous strengths are free to bloom. When the shell is broken, the sky's the limit.
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