Most parents at some stage are driven to distraction by one or more of their children’s annoying habits or behaviours, whether it is a toddler who continually whines, a school-aged child who leaves clothes lying around or a teenager who uses a less than pleasant vocabulary.
How to affect change is a challenge for many parents. Do you ignore a child’s annoying behaviour or do you pick up on it? A useful rule of thumb is to pick up on behaviours that are dangerous to the child himself or significantly infringe on the rights and comfort of others.
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I’ve always found it strange how children born of the same parents and raised in the same household environment can have such differing personalities.
My two boys are a prime example. One has always been a more vocal, more aggressive personality; the other more mellow and laid-back. And I don’t believe it was the result of how they’ve been raised.
Even now, as teenagers, their differing personality traits are still evident. But it was definitely a challenge to handle and parent the more aggressive of my two boys when he was young. So, I thought I’d share some of what I found out about parenting such children.
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How many times have you been with your children but not really been with them? You have instead been thinking about the tea, our jobs, problems that you have, been on the phone, or texting, watching the telly or talking to someone else at the same time. To improve your relationship with your children, make time to actually be with them.
By totally focusing on being with your children you will have much more enjoyment with them. They will feel that they are getting your full attention and that you really care about them.
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