Monthly Tip: October

  • October:

    To Engage a Child's Cooperation...

    1. Describe what you see, or describe the problem.
    "There's a wet towel on the bed.
    2. Give information.
    "The towel is getting my blanket wet."
    3. Say it with a word.
    "The towel!"
    4. Describe what you feel.
    "I don't like sleeping in a wet bed!"
    5. Write a note.
    (above towel rack)
    Please put me back so I can dry.
    Your Towel

    Taken from:
    How to Talk So Kids Will Listen
    Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish