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9 Eternally Vital Life Skills (That They Don’t Teach You in School)

9 Eternally Vital Life Skills (That They Don’t Teach You in School)

Kids in today’s school system are not being prepared well for tomorrow’s world. By: Leo Babauta, High Existence As someone who went…

Kids in today’s school system are not being prepared well for tomorrow’s world. By: Leo Babauta, High Existence As someone who went…

The Gross Stuff No One Tells You About Labor & How To Prepare For It. Great pregnancy tips on this blog about everything from exercises, diet, labor and postpartum.

The Gross Stuff No One Tells You About Labor & How To Prepare For It. Great pregnancy tips on this blog about everything from exercises, diet, labor and postpartum.

You can encourage your child to obey by acknowledging his emotions and intent. Get down to his eye level and calmly but firmly explain what needs to be done. Explain the reason why, and even give parent-approved choices of how to do so. Guide him so he has help, and follow through with consequences if he continues to disregard you.  And lastly, praise him when he does what he’s supposed to. All those moments of positive reinforcement are much more effective in the long run.

You can encourage your child to obey by acknowledging his emotions and intent. Get down to his eye level and calmly but firmly explain what needs to be done. Explain the reason why, and even give parent-approved choices of how to do so. Guide him so he has help, and follow through with consequences if he continues to disregard you. And lastly, praise him when he does what he’s supposed to. All those moments of positive reinforcement are much more effective in the long run.