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November 10, 2007
Sarah Chana Radcliffe practices psychology in Toronto, Canada. She is the author of Make Yourself at Home (Menucha Press 2012), The Fear Fix HarperCollins 2013) and Raise Your Kids without Raising Your Voice (HarperCollins 2006).
November 17, 2007 9:31 PM
This technique has given me back some control.My kids respond more to this than anything I've tried.I thought the video you did was well done.
November 12, 2007 12:22 AM
Concise and helpful.
Speaker a little stiff but good info.
November 11, 2007 9:04 PM
It's better to tell a child, "if you don't do this, you will be rewarded" instead of saying "if you do that, you will get no reward." As for yelling, it is certainly authoritative, but it can result in a child hiding and repressing his/her emotions similarly to spanking. Parenting involves a lot of consistency in discipline and reward upon the child's self-reliance such as working hard and following through on necessary expectations.
November 11, 2007 2:11 PM
Good Advice on Raising Children
HI,I thought you might find this video worthwhile. Good advice and very much to the point.....and it does work!Love,Mom
November 11, 2007 1:14 PM
Excellent teaching. What a gentle, peaceful, and respectful method for helping a child to understand limits and learn respect. Thank you!
November 11, 2007 12:45 PM
It does not work
I have applied this technique and my child grew even more despondent. Losing his privileges more and more, and making me grow thin of ideas what to chose as a mildly annoying consequence (that would not make ME totally annoyed to have to deal with either). It tought me to become more and more angry - because it tought me that I was not a good educator and simply incapable of implementing such an "easy" simple rule.I do not know why my child is that despondent.
November 11, 2007 12:12 PM
I could really use more parenting techniques and chizuk like this... Thanks!
November 11, 2007 10:17 AM
For your parenting class
This is from Aish and is an interesting topic for your parenting classes at shul.
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