Our daughter’s first grade teacher has a superpower.
Well, he probably has more than one, since he manages to care for, keep track of and somehow even teach over 20 six-year-olds all at once.
But the particular superpower we’re talking about is his ability to never, ever, like-seriously-not-ever yell at the kids. And yes, we absolutely consider this a superpower, since we only have three kids, yet find ourselves yelling at them all the time.
So to give our voices (and our kids’ ears) a break, we decided to ask this soft-spoken superhero for some pointers that we – and you – could use at home.
Continue reading 5 ways to stop yelling at your kids, according to a true professional
Do you ever feel like your kids will only listen to you if you’re SCREAMING AT THEM AT THE TOP OF YOUR LUNGS?!?!
Well guess what? You’re not alone!
Getting kids to listen to us adults is definitely no easy task. But it turns out that simply yelling at those little mischief-makers is rarely the best way to make it happen.
That’s why we wrote our latest article for the PBS Parents website – “Getting your Kids to Listen to You (Without Losing your Voice).” It’s full of useful tips you can use to help get your kids to hear what you have to say – before you develop a full-fledged case of laryngitis.
Continue reading D+D on PBS: Getting kids to listen to you