If your main goal is your kid's obedience, you're settling for something less than and you're setting yourself up to have anger stirred up regularly. Instead of obedience being the objective, there's a long-term target that will go a long way toward winning as a parent.
We all have hopes and dreams of what we want to accomplish. One of those hopes we collectively have is to live a life of purpose. However, we will not live a life of purpose by accident. It’s only going to happen if we live with a plan.