Tag: Elaine Mazlish
What on earth to do when increasing the discipline isn’t helping?
So I’m onto the ‘important’ chapter of ‘How to Talk So Kids Listen’, which is ‘Alternatives to punishment’. This is the chapter that got me interested, because as I said, Curly Headed Boy turning 7 has been tricky. Initially we succumbed to the fear that we hadn’t been clear enough with him and he ‘should […]
Tips on getting our kids to do what we want/need them to do
So here are are onto Chapter 2 of ‘How to Talk so kids will listen’; ‘Engaging Cooperation’. Backstory: With a 7yo Curly Headed Boy and soon to be 3yo Little Dimples, life has become a little shouty of late and we were looking for some alternative options, as being stricter wasn’t cutting it. So […]