Worried about your child’s behaviour? Not getting the results you hope? Then maybe – just maybe – the strategies you’re using aren’t based on solid research. Bad behaviours can be changed if parents remember to apply ten basic and proven principles. Here are my “Top 10” that I repeatedly share with parents who are trying to alter their kids’ behaviour — but because they aren’t using them, they don’t get the results.
I stumbled across this article, it looked interesting, and it was. All I now need to do is to apply these steps to “bad behaviours” that I observe in my kids. The steps can be used as a simple “checklist” when tackling a desired change.
This article was written by Dr. Michele Borba who is a parenting expert, educational psychologist and mom, and the author of books like No More Misbehavin’ and Don’t Give Me That Attitude! You might find the article helpful. Here it is:
There’s a website for parents of younger children with all kinds of tools, articles, video reviews, recipes, etc. One example is an interview with the musical group Sanctus Real with their advice to new fathers. The website is littlejesusfreaks.com.