Dads, Five Ways to Make Your Words Count
Crawford Loritts reflects on five lessons he learned from his father on how to speak so that your children take your words seriously:
- Don't waste words. Don't add a lot of apologies or unnecessary detail that make you look timid.
- Don't threaten.
- Be clear about expectations. When you tell someone, especially a child, how to behave or what to do, make sure you both are very clear about what you expect.
- Be clear about consequences, particularly if your expectations involve... Continue Reading