3 easy ways to connect with your kids

May 17, 2022
 

I walked into my teenage daughter’s room yesterday and I was stunned to see how tidy it was.

Now believe me, it hasn’t always been that way and it got me thinking about the parenting long game.

What creates good habits in our kids?

Is it nagging at them to tidy up?

 

Threatening to take things away if they don’t?

 

Leading by example – if my room is clean, they’ll want theirs to be?

 

Doing it for them as you can’t bear to see it in a mess?

 

I’ve done most of the above, except the threatening to take stuff way, but I realised that the most effective thing to do is:

 

 Keep connecting and keep the channels of communication open.

What does that have to do with a tidy room?

Alice and I have chatted about how good it feels when our room is tidy.

I've snuggled in her bed and we've bonded by watching funny stuff on you tube.

I've commented and praised her when she does tidy up.

All this really helps.

So watch my short video to explain my 3 top ways to connect with your kids

I know what you’re thinking –

Ah, I’ll watch it another time. 

That’s fine.

It’s a good one though so I do encourage you to spend 2 minutes 47 seconds minutes watching it 

 

That’s all from me..

 

Oh and if you are interested in knowing how to get your kids to do things without being militant or nagging, then watch out for a special offer I’ve got coming.

Camilla

 ps. Let me know if you like the video. Send me an email [email protected]

 

Stay connected with my parenting tips, inspiration and special offers. 

Join my mailing list to receive the latest news and updates from me.
Don't worry, your information will not be shared.

We hate SPAM. We will never sell your information, for any reason.