Homework power struggles
What happens when someone points out our mistakes? It makes us feel judged. The same goes for kids. When we focus on what they got wrong , they feel judged and discouraged, which makes the situation ripe for eye rolls and power struggles.
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Sign Up. Sign Up Now. Learn More. Even though our kids have gained a few years, they can still be experts at successfully engaging us in power struggles. Think of the child that finds every distraction possible rather then finding their clothes to get dressed in the morning. Leave the room, count to ten, call a friend.
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But make no mistake…all parents will battle their children for power at one time or another. Power struggles can appear as back talk, not listening, attitude and tantrums. Power struggles are frustrating and stressful for you and disruptive to the rest of the family. Our online training course starts off by teaching you WHY children misbehave and how you may be contributing to the problem.
You know the circumstance all too well, a child disrupts you or the class or doesn't want to adhere to rules, routines or your instructions. You reprimand the child who then becomes defiant and refuses your request outright. Before you know it, you're engaged in a power struggle. In no time you send the student to the office or have somebody from the office come to collect the student. What have you gained?
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