Tag: making choices

Do You Question Your Kid Too Much?

Posted on Feb 9, 2012 by 3 Comments

What if I could tell you how to make your home more peaceful?

Would you like to read something like that?

How would you like to reduce conflict in your house, to have your child actually listen to you the first time you speak?

Will you keep reading?

But wait, OK? I don’t sound like an authority, do I? Why on earth would you believe anything I just said? How many questions can I ask you before you just tune out??? And can you hear your inner voice rising at the end of each questions, further weakening everything?

Ahhh. Questioning our kids to deafness.

There is a common misconception in families today, that families are democracies. They aren’t. Families are dictatorships. Now the dictator – you – can be a benevolent dictator, but you are a dictator all the same and that’s how it should be. Read more…