Doing what you are told and taking responsibility are two very different things. We all want children who take ownership for their decisions - it's a life skill they will forever use. How we instil it in them can seem very elusive but it actually lies in the little day to day things. I'll share my top 7 tips which work regardless of your child's age.
Here are the highlights:
(3:30) Make your bed – a simple, but profound responsibility
(6:22) Encourage independence
(9:50) Provide bigger choices
(13:30) Teach consequences and follow through
(16:24) Don’t rush to fix your children’s problems or emotions
(19:40) Set expectations
(23:00) Except they will fail
Purchase your ticket for the next 60-minutes with Dr Maryhan 'Preparing for Success; How to Help Your Child Set and Achieve Exam Goals' at 8pm GMT on the 7th of March.
Jointhe How Not to Screw Up Your Kids Community and ask Dr Maryhan your parenting questions in the weekly Q&A, access a library of digital courses, watch live/recorded 60-minutes with Dr Maryhan at your convenience, and in February your children can attend online workshops too. All for just £1.79! (you can cancel at anytime).