By Thomas Liotta and Bonnie Liotta
3 Parenting Ways to Help Guide Your Kid or Teenager to Go to School!
Every good mom and dad would choose to educate their kid, tweens and young teens well. Some parents choose public school, where the government selects what to teach your kid or teenager, and some decide to home school. Regardless, it is very important to ensure your child or teenager gets well educated. Why is it crucial for them to go to school? Why is it important to you for your child or teenager to go to school?
As a mother, I think, we send our kids to school so they might have the very best chance to be successful in life: We want the best for them; we want them to be happy; we want them to have real opportunities in life. Some methods that moms and dads are taking today to, essentially, require their kid or young teen go to school are idle but serious threats, dictational punishment, and associational “guilt” parenting designs that are in fact setting the child up for failure now and in their future.
In desiring the very best for their future we tend to say things like “Why don’t you wish to go to school?” or “Do you want to be a dummy for the rest of your life?” It is additionally simple for moms and dads to unknowingly demean the child by belittling what is necessary to them. The kid says, “I do not desire to go to school!” And the parent comes back with, “I do not care what you desire!” The power battle will continue till the kid is a teenager, and then the young teen gets deemed as a person with a poor attitude.
If you are a mom and/or dad using these antique punishment means, you are developing every little thing, good or bad, that your child is producing. From one mother to an other, it’s necessary to read on to figure out exactly what 3 favorable parenting ways my husband Thomas Liotta has taught me so I can share them with you regarding guiding your kid to go to school in a way 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 kid says, “I do not wish to go to school.”
1. Understand that your child speaks a different language than you do. They do not have the capacity to think abstractly till after the age of 13. “I do not wish to go to school” could suggest a lot of things. A great mom and/or dad will understand the language their kid speaks and will speak in a manner that the kid will understand. Parental responsibility here.
2. Help guide your kid to choose to go to school by asking them good questions. When your child is goofing off instead of preparing for school, instead of dictating, “You have to go to school,” ask the kid a good question: “Little Timmy, what should we be doing now?” He will respond, “Getting prepared for school.” Then you could praise him, “Ah, look how brilliant you are. Exactly what do we have to do to get ready?” “We need to brush our teeth, eat our cereal and toast and get dressed.” “Perfect! Little Timmy, you always understand the right answers. You are so clever, look at you! When you get that finished in the next 10 minutes, we will have time to read that tale you desired to read prior to you go.”
3. Anything that the child says is essential to them must be essential to you. Rather than dismissing exactly what is essential for your kid, always acknowledge them and state, “Yes, I want you to do that, have that or be that, too. You certainly can do that after you go to school!”.
There is constantly a way to answer yes, and to lovingly lead your child or teenager to the conclusion that you prefer. By understanding the different languages, empowering your kid with the proper questions (not abstract ones) and by leading them with love, you will put an end to the parent andchild 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.