December 02, 2010
Do you cave easily to your child’s temper tantrums? Unsure if your discpline techniques are doing more harm than good? Betsy Brown Braun, child development and behavior specialist and author of You’re Not the Boss of Me, offers the following quiz.
a. Make them aware of how “spoiled” they are.
b. Make them long for it so they will appreciate it when they actually get it.
c. Have them donate some of their toys to less fortunate children so that they will appreciate what they have.
d. Say no to some of his requests.
a. Without mincing words, tell them that they may not talk to you disrespectfully.
a. Tell them what you expect, and if they don’t follow through, take some of their possessions away.
a. Take away their privileges.
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You’re Not the Boss of Me: Brat-Proofing Your 4- to 12-Year-Old Child
by Betsy Brown Braun