29 Aug How to stop yelling – and take back control
Most parents have been driven bonkers by their little darlings at least once, and it’s a fact that this faithful phrase-of-last-resort – “BECAUSE I SAID SO!” – cannot be delivered at anything less than an ear-splitting volume. Or maybe that’s just me.
But most of us would agree that it would be nice to restore order to the herd with a little less shouting. So how do we parents make sure our children do what we need them to do without raising our voices?
Parenting educator and author of Real Parenting for Real Kids Melissa Hood of the UK’s The Parent Practice and Australia’s Chain Reaction Foundation shares three constructive strategies for positive discipline here with Mamamia.