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Fortitude American Resilience Dan Crenshaw The Jordan B Peterson Podcast S4 E71

Fortitude  American Resilience   Dan Crenshaw   The Jordan B  Peterson Podcast S4  E71

How to Be Consistent in Your Parenting

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How to Be Consistent in Your Parenting

Parents’ behavior plays a huge role in the development of their child, and they need to be consistent in their methods. For example, children develop strong self-esteem and sense of self-worth when they feel that they are loved and cherished by their parents. It’s vital that you set a good example and don’t underestimate your influence, especially if you don’t always follow your own advice. A good example includes apologizing for mistakes and embracing the fact that you may make a mistake.

Toddlers and preschoolers often become disruptive due to their enormous energy, mood swings, and growing need for independence. Consider this scenario: Your toddler is in a long grocery store line. He starts to throw items out of the cart and screams. Your child may also be fearful of a doctor’s office or certain animals. And, of course, there’s the dreaded dentist visit. As a parent, it’s your job to keep your child calm.

To keep your child safe, be sure to be consistent with your rules. Your child may misbehave because he or she doesn’t know what’s expected of them. Instead of threatening punishment, explain to your child what your expectations are and why. Listening to your child’s point of view will help them feel that they are a part of the decision-making process. For example, if your daughter is prone to crying, try to avoid taking her with you.