Although it’s more effective to reduce negative behavior, moods, and attitudes proactively, sometimes you have to address them in the moment. And as we know, there are things we can say to make the situation better… or worse.
In this episode, you will learn:
- Why our good intentions often backfire when we’re trying to motivate cooperation
- A simple suggestion (based on changing ONE word!) to improve your influence with your child when they’re not doing what they should be doing
- A fill-in-the-blank statement that you can apply to your situation
Mentioned in this episode:
Rachel Bailey’s Parenting Academy: Get answers to your personal questions, solutions for your individual situation, and support with taking action and staying on track
Your Parenting Long Game Episode 32: A Long Game Strategy for Motivating Kids to Do What They’re Supposed to Do
Your Parenting Long Game Episode 18: Stop Assuming That Kids “Just Don’t Feel Like” Doing What They’re Supposed To
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EPISODE SUMMARY + ACTION TO TAKE
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