10 Tips to Help Your Child Stop Lying and Tell the Truth: Dealing with a lying child can be tough, but remember, it’s you who has to intervene and try to sort out the issue as a parent. Below is a list of simple tips that could help you encourage honesty and other positive values in your kid.
Wow! I love this list! I don't necessarily agree with all of these but the idea of teaching kids manners is so important. Not enough kids have manners these days. I especially love the door holding idea. Not enough men act like gentlemen these days and I hope I can raise my boys to be gentlemen.
kids hears 432 neg comments/day (vs 32 positive ones). how many times do you say No or Don’t? confusing (what does she want me to do?). reinforces negative behavior. doesn't hear what you want her to do. discouraging. If 93% feedback during day were negative, you'd feel how kids feel: discouraged. shift percentages: Calmly state what want child to DO. (“Please use walking feet in house") Find opp to say YES! (“The park sounds fun! saturday or monday?” “YES, wh