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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 16596https://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 11006https://www.boystown.org/parenting/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
What to Do if Your Quaran Teenager Leaves Home Without Permission88984/24/2020 2:53:50 PMLife has likely drastically changed for you and your teenager as a result of the coronavirus pandemic School has moved to online and virtual platforms, proms, sports and 3297https://www.boystown.org/parenting/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Moody Eight-Year-Old Talks Back and Doesn’t Listen14217​​div.WordSection1 {}Whenmy 8-year-old son gets in his “moods,” he talks back to me, doesn’t listen andthinks he can do whatever...5/16/2018 4:17:26 PMWhen my 8-year-old son gets in his “moods,” he talks back to me, doesn’t listen and thinks he can do whatever he wants How do I handle this without losing my cool 3606https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Son bullied at school because of physical appearance.14517When my son was born, he was placed on his back to sleep. This made the back of his head flat. I recently found out my son is being bullied at school because of the shape of his head and that the bullies are slapping the back of his head.1/15/2019 4:50:28 PMWhen my son was born, he was placed on his back to sleep This made the back of his head flat I recently found out my son is being bullied at school because of the shape of his head 1311https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/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 2416https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Positive Consequences: Linking Rewards to Acceptable Behavior12005 Positive consequences can be a parent's best friend because they can be used to increase positive behavior. Give positive consequences and reward...8/25/2018 12:53:15 AMPositive consequences can be a parent's best friend because they can be used to increase positive behavior Give positive consequences and rewards after your child demonstrates 2745https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Stealing and Cheating12032The following excerpt is from Parenting To Build Character In Your Teen, a guide to fostering ethical behavior and decision-making...4/30/2018 5:01:35 PMThe following excerpt is from Parenting To Build Character In Your Teen, a guide to fostering ethical behavior and decision-making in adolescents 1663https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Teaching Your Children Lessons That Last12039As parents, we don't always realize we are our children's first teachers. The things we say, how we act and what we do to discipline them are all w...8/25/2018 12:55:44 AMAs parents, we don't always realize we are our children's first teachers The things we say, how we act and what we do to discipline them are all ways in which they learn from us 2313https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/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 58751https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx