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Respect or Obedience?

I’m sure you have days where you wish that your children would just do what you told them. No fuss. No complaints or delays. Just do it. And when they don’t do it, you might feel disrespected, as if it … Continue reading

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Is It Really Disrespect?

We’ve been having a lot of conversations about respect at schools this month. Educators are telling us that students don’t “respect” them. When we drill down a little further, the story is that students are not obeying adults. Are respect … Continue reading

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Connect Before Correct

Do you sometimes sense that you are just not getting through to your child? They just aren’t listening? How about trying an experiment:

Try Connecting Before Correcting
Kids who feel “felt” are much more likely to be able to work with you instead of against you. (This is not about negotiating, but instead about leadership with connection.) Continue reading

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