Have you ever taken your child out to run errands only to end up with an upset child and only half of your to do list done? Or, have you ever gotten frustrated because your child is simply not cooperating?
You are not alone. This has happened to ALL of us.
But, what if I told you there’s a way to make your every day life a lot smoother?
On this podcast episode I talk about my “secret” to having kids that cooperate, to keeping the harmony in the home and to being able to truly enjoy their company. It’s all about setting expectations and boundaries, but setting them in a way that’s easier for children to comprehend and execute them.
I have been practicing the tips I share with you on this episode with my children for years and the best part is that they are not complicated; these are simple actionable tips that you can easily incorporate in your life. These tips will improve your relationship with your children, and also everything you do with them.
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How to Set Expectations and Boundaries with Children Using Detailed Explanation, Play and Reason
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On this episode I talk about:
- Setting expectations and boundaries with your children
- The power of detailed explanation and why you should practice it daily
- Why it’s important to give your child a detailed breakdown of their day, what’s expected of them and what are the limits to follow
- What to do when your child is derailing from the plan
- The importance of creating space for your children
We simply cannot set clear expectations and boundaries if don’t have an open line of communication with our children and if we don’t allow them to have some space to just be and to play. On this episode I explain how to balance these things and how to make outings with your children, and every day tasks, a lot more easy and fun.
After listening to this podcast, you will be able to put yourself in your child’s shoes and understand how they process their surroundings and what’s expected of them. You will understand how to use this insight to create a better experience for both you and your child in your every day lives.
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