By Thomas Liotta and Bonnie Liotta
3 Parenting Ways to Help Guide Your Kid or Young Teens to Go to School!
Every great parent would prefer to enlighten their kid, tweens and teens well. Some moms and dads pick public school, where the government chooses what to teach your kid or young teen, and some choose to home school. Either method, it is very important to guarantee your child or young teen gets well educated. Why is it essential for them to go to school? Why is it important to you for your child or teen to go to school?
As a mother, I believe, we send our children to school so they might have the very best chance to succeed in life: We want the finest for them; we desire them to be happy; we desire them to have real possibilities in life. Some methods that moms and dads are taking today to, generally, force their child or teen go to school are idle but serious threats, dictational punishment, and associational “guilt” parenting designs that are really setting the kid up for failure now and in their future.
In desiring the very best for their future we often tend to say things like “Why don’t you wish to go to school?” or “Do you wish to be a dummy for the rest of your life?” It is also simple for moms and dads to unknowingly demean the kid by belittling that which is necessary to them. The child states, “I do not want to attend school!” And the mom and dad returns with, “I do not care what you desire!” The power struggle will continue until the child is a young teen, then the teen gets labeled as a person with an inadequate attitude.
If you are a mom and/or dad using these outdated punishment ideas, you are creating everything, good or bad, that your kid is producing. From one mother to an other, it’s necessary to read on to figure out what 3 favorable parenting techniques my husband Thomas Liotta has taught me so I can share them with you regarding guiding your child to go to school in a means that empowers them instead of taking their power away from them.
3 Effective Parenting Styles to Help Guide Your Child or Teenager to Go to School
Your child says, “I don’t wish to ever go to school.”
1. Understand that your child speaks a different language than you do. They do not have the ability to think abstractly till after the age of 13. “I do not wish to go to school” may mean a whole lot of things. A good parent will understand the language their kid speaks and will speak in a way that the child will understand. Parental responsibility here.
2. Help guide your kid to decide to go to school by asking them good questions. When your kid is goofing off instead of preparing for school, instead of dictating, “You have to go to school,” ask the kid a question: “Little Timmy, what should we be doing now?” He will reply, “Getting ready for school.” Then you could praise him, “Ah, look how clever you are. Exactly what do we need to do to become ready?” “We have to brush our teeth, eat our cereal and get dressed.” “Perfect! Little Timmy, you always know the right answers. You are so clever, look at you! When you get that done in the next 10 minutes, we will have time to read that tale you wished to read before you go.”
3. Anything that the kid states is very important to them must be essential to you. Rather than dismissing exactly what is important for your kid, constantly acknowledge them and say, “Yes, I wish for you to do that, have that or be that, too. You absolutely could do that after you go to school!”.
There is constantly a means to say yes, and to lovingly lead your child or teenager to the result that you choose. By understanding the different languages, empowering your kid with the right questions (not abstract ones) and by guiding them with love, you will put an end to the parent andkid power battle for life!
Guide them lovingly, with good questions!
Thomas Liotta brings over 15,000 hours of in-the-trenches training with 2,000+ children. He saw a 100% success rate with every child in self-control, responsibility and self-discipline. You can too. Get your FREE gift! The first 2 chapters of our new positive parenting book, A Simple Way to Guide Children and Teenagers to Happiness, Success and Gratitude.