Stop saying these 4 phrases to your kids, says neuroscientist – great parenting advice

Stop saying these 4 phrases to your kids, says neuroscientist – great parenting advice

Stop saying these 4 phrases. Interested to find out what they are?

When I find really great articles on parenting I love to share them and this one was sent to me this week from CNBC.com. What I loved about this article is they tell us to stop saying these 4 phrases and then give you ways that successful parents do/say things instead.

Parents often have conversations with their kids that start off well — but then, somewhere, somehow, things take a wrong turn.

A kid who was amenable to discussion, or at least not hostile, completely shuts down. A small disagreement turns into an big fight. What happened?

As parenting experts and authors of “The Self-Driven Child,” we have a combined 65 years of research and experience working with kids (and have even raised a few of our own). We’ve found that the following phrases — uttered by well-meaning parents — don’t work in teaching self-discipline, and we have a good sense of why:

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Brett Ullman

Brett Ullman travels North America speaking to teens, young adults, leaders, and parents on topics including parenting, mental health, sexuality, pornography, men, dating and media. Brett's seminars engage and challenge attendees to try and connect our ancient faith with our modern culture we live in. Participants are inspired to reflect on what we know, what we believe and how our faith ought to serve as the lens through which we view and engage tough conversations in our society today.

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