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If not threats…3 tips to fuel cooperation

· Have threats and ultimatums become your auto-response to your child's no or hesitation? Threats, while effective in the here and now, rarely give us the connection, mutual respect and trust we yearn for in our relationship with our child. But if you've ever tried to stop - you might have noticed that it's only possible, if we have an idea of what to do instead. Here's 3 things you can do instead ·

What can we do as parents when we stand face to face with a child whose agenda differs from ours.. if not giving them at threat? The threats we give our children in those moments, are tempting and a habitual way of navigating our own powerlessness in the face of conflicting agendas with our child….

Three reasons threats don’t work as a motivation strategy

· You might think to yourself; threats never did me any harm when I stepped out line. So what's the big problem? The thing is, threats work in the here and now but don't give you what you ultimately yearn for ·

I think very few parents can say they’ve never given a threat when faced with a child who just WILL NOT listen. After all, most of us were raised in this way. “Do this..or…” ‘Threat’ may sound like an exaggeration to you. But if a friend or your partner talked to you in this way…

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