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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 10658https://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 4267https://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 42432https://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 33880https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Biting, Bullies and Other Bad Behavior At Preschool 11769Parents and professionals are realizing that antisocial behavior begins early in life and without intervention can easily snowball into a much big...7/16/2018 1:51:37 PMParents and professionals are realizing that antisocial behavior begins early in life and without intervention can easily snowball into a much bigger problem If you want to teach a 3119https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Consequences for Teens11783​This information is included in our Guide to Parenting Teens. Click here to see the rest of the guide. Many parents feel that it is impossible...8/25/2018 12:40:02 AMThis information is included in our Guide to Parenting Teens Click here to see the rest of the guide Many parents feel that it is impossible to use consequences with their teenagers 6809https://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 7438https://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 7936https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Dr. Reimers on Toddler Meltdowns (audio)11870​​ListenDr. Reimers on Toddler Meltdowns 7/10/2017 12:06:47 PMCommunication Skills Discipline Toddlers Dr. Tom Reimers 1856https://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 9584https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx