For instance say, “I would like you to keep your clothes in the proper place in your closet or drawers not lying all over your room;” rather than saying “Why are you such a lazy slob? ” Please refer to our page, Guidelines for Good Communication With Children for more suggestions.
For detailed suggestions on how to get children to act responsibly while achieving a good parent/child relationship, check out Kid Cooperation.
You found a place for every thing and put each thing in its place.” When you observe them showing a talent you might say, “That last piece you played was great.
You really have a lot of musical talent.” Don’t be afraid to give praise often even in front of family or friends.
There are a number of ways parents can help children improve their ability to consciously make wise decisions.