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How to Get Your Child to Listen and Follow Directions37064Poor listening is one of the most common concerns expressed by parents. Parents can help get their children to listen the first time by making a few simple changes in the way you teach and give commands.3/9/2020 8:21:23 PMStay calm Be direct State commands positively Give one command at a time Give age-appropriate instructions Give brief reasons Be physically present Ask the child to repeat 440https://www.boystown.org/parenting/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
How to Get Your Child to Stop Whining370663/5/2020 3:29:16 PMPoint out to children that they are whining Never give children what they want when they are whining The best way to respond when children are whining is to say you don’t 368https://www.boystown.org/parenting/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
3 Things To Do If Your Child Leaves Home Without Permission11754​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​As a parent, it is your responsibility to ensure your child’s safety.  So, remember to build parental authority. I...9/20/2017 1:47:40 PMAs a parent, it is your responsibility to ensure your child’s safety So, remember to build parental ​​authority If your child leaves home without permission, he is technically a 3022https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
5 Steps to Maintaining - Or Regaining - Parental Authority with Teens11755​​​​​If you have an older child, you can't simply walk (or carry) him to time-out or physically confine him to his room when you have to give a con...9/22/2017 8:32:08 PMIf you have an older child, you can't simply walk (or carry) him to time-out or physically confine him to his room when you have to give a consequence for negative behavior like 681https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Appropriate Consequences for Chore-Ditching Teens11767 ​By Luis F. Morales Knight, Ph.D.​As a practicing clinical child and adolescent psychologist, one of the most common complaints I hear from par...8/25/2018 12:39:13 AMBy Luis F. Morales Knight, Ph.D As a practicing clinical child and adolescent psychologist, one of the most common complaints I hear from parents is about how their teens 4032https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Getting Kids to Do What They’re Told11813​​By Dr. Robert WingfieldFor many child behavior experts, a common complaint from parents is that their children are unable or unwilling to follow ...8/25/2018 12:42:06 AMFor many child behavior experts, a common complaint from parents is that their children are unable or unwilling to follow instructions It’s frustrating for the parent, whose temper 996https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Handling Outbursts and Avoiding Emotional Meltdowns11817​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Every parent has been there or has witnessed it: You are standing in a checkout line at a department store or garage sale. You he...8/25/2018 12:42:32 AMEvery parent has been there or has witnessed it: You are standing in a checkout line at a department store or garage sale You hear a shriek and the next thing you see is the 1189https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Giving Consequences That Work11883Sometimes parents feel that no matter what they try, the consequences they give their children are not effective....8/25/2018 12:42:14 AMSometimes parents feel that no matter what they try, the consequences they give their children are not effective It is important to remember th​at change takes time 413https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Job Cards: An Effective Consequence When Kids Are Too Old for Time-Outs11908​Time-out is a brilliant tool for responding to negative behavior in toddlers and younger children. But how do you constructively discipline your c...8/25/2018 12:44:48 AMTime-out is a brilliant tool for responding to negative behavior in toddlers and younger children But how do you constructively discipline your child when he or she has outgrown 1413https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Positive Consequences Mean Keep Up The Good Work!12006A positive consequence can be your best friend because it ​reinforces and encourages positive behavior. Positive consequences (or rewards) are thin...10/3/2017 3:34:51 PMA positive consequence can be your best friend because it ​reinforces and encourages positive behavior Positive consequences (or rewards) are things your child likes and enjoys 3624https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx