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Trying to get into some new habits in this New Year? Here is a "game changer in our arsenal of parenting tools," as Lindsay calls it: how to ask your kids to do something in a way that increases the odds that they'll actually LISTEN. Special thanks to the Quality of Life Foundation, which made this series possible.

Getting Kids to Listen—Without Nagging!

January 2012 | TRT 4:19

Wouldn’t it be nice to just ask once?

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True enough, even the smallest kids want to be independent and to make their own decisions. No one wants to be told what to do. I find that asking my daughter whether she wants to do whatever it is that I want her to do (put on socks, start getting for bed etc) or how she is going to do it, has a far highter success ratio than simply telling her. She’s only 2.5, yet already she wants her own autonomy.

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Getting the kids to listen is tough! Establishing good
lines of communication with one’s kids is a tell-sign
of a great parent

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دردشة لمسة حب | 4:37 pm, July 23, 2012 | Link

 

has a far highter success ratio than simply telling her
thanks very man

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