3

Stop reasoning with the unreasonable

Posted by Samantha on January 8, 2015 in Being consistent, Character, Consequences, Consistency, penalties, Respect, Spirited Children

On the last morning of her Christmas holidays, my daughter Nia (8) came into my bedroom to say good morning.  She climbed up on my lap and we’d a snuggle and started to chat.  Soon we were on the subject of bedtime.  I was saying that I thought she needed to go to bed earlier.  […]

Tags: , ,

 
0

How do you prevent persistent pestering…?

I’ve decided I’ve had it with pestering.  So today I created a plan to deal with being pestered by my children. I hope this will stop me getting worn down by the pestering, and therefore, giving in.  I also hope that it will mostly eliminate it. First, it’s worth mentioning that although most children pester, […]

Tags: , ,

 
0

Should you punish disrespectful behaviour?

Yesterday, my daughter taught me another great lesson. If we fail to discipline our children for being disrespectful, we are not serving them well. Nia tried Judo for the first time yesterday.  She loved it.  However, afterwards, she was cranky and rude to me.  I told her that hunger and tiredness were no excuse for […]

 
0

The struggle for consistency

Posted by Samantha on February 8, 2012 in Being consistent, Consistency, Discipline

It has been shown that consistency is a vitally important part of parenting.  If we are not consistent about following through when our children break the rules of our home or guidelines for their behaviour, then we can expect them to ignore those rules and gradually become manipulative as they attempt to get their own […]

Tags: , ,

 
0

Saying Yes to our children

Posted by Samantha on November 19, 2011 in Consistency, Love, Parenting Dilemmas

It’s ok to say “Yes.” to our children. Last weekend my children and I were choosing a DVD for a family movie night.  We had narrowed down our choices to four possibilities.  I was unwilling to pay for the most expensive option which happened to be the one they really wanted.  It was three times […]

Copyright © 2010-2017 BeyondSupernanny All rights reserved.
Desk Mess Mirrored v1.7 theme from BuyNowShop.com.