Today I am doing a short presentations about effective ways to communicate with kids, specifically when you want them to do something or want to correct a behavior. I took the strategies I will be covering from the well known book, How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish.
The picture above features some of the strategies that are likely to be more effective than nagging, blaming, threatening, lecturing and all those other things that we parents tend to do in the heat of the moment.
Like me, you probably know these strategies, but forget to use them. So, here is a little reminder – in bright sunshiny yellow!