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Family Rules Under Our Roof - Create Happy Kids

House Rules

Once the rules are clear and established in your mind, the trick is to make sure your kids understand them.

The key to success is in early training. the sooner you begin defining and clearly communicating the rules to your kids, the better success you’ll have.

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Setting Family Rules - Create Happy Kids

Speaking on Family Rules

Let’s focus on how to set boundaries (family rules), the power of intermittent reinforcement, and the importance of consistency.

A couple of years ago, I was providing some parent training for a wonderful family. Their 11-year old son was good at testing limits and pushing boundaries. His parents were responsive to my suggestions and trying to be consistent and clear with their son about the rules.

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Speaker Author

As a parent strategist, my aim is to help parents, who are ready to set aside power struggles with kids who are driving them crazy, learn simple and effective ways to make family life a whole lot better.

I want to help parents who are tired of meltdowns, tantrums and kid who defy, ignore, fail to cooperate or follow through on their commitments

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Parenting Solutions - Create Happy Kids

Guest Speaker

My mission is to honor children and empower parents with proven, road-tested and simple parenting techniques that reduce struggles and add more joy for every member of the family.

I have been a guest speaker for parenting workshops, conferences, schools and parenting groups, and would enjoy the opportunity to speak to your audience.

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Teaching your child independence

Independence in Children

Tired of repeating yourself with your kids?! Do you feel tuned out by them!??

Give effective reminders that work! Never have to repeat yourself over and over again, AND get your kids to comply! Want to know how??

Use Simple & Visual reminders. Here are 2 important facts:
FACT 1: Kids are visual learners
FACT 2: The easiest way create independent kids, is to provide them with visual reminders rather than constant verbal ones.

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Teach a child to be responsible for his choices

Responsible Children

All families have 2 common goals, with regard to DISCIPLINE, they want their kids to:

Learn the difference between right and wrong
Learn accountability & take responsibility for their actions

Punishment vs. negative consequence: What is the difference between natural consequences and punishment?

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Image of Father and Son Negotiating

Talking With Children

There are many teachable moments in your kids’ lives when you can prevent them from making poor choices. At the very least, it is possible to successfully talk with your children and negotiate alternatives with them. To accomplish this and decrease power struggles, you need tools – most importantly, the power of negotiation! As a parent, YOU are in charge. Here are 5 secrets to remaining in control:

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