When working with parents, one of the most common traps I see, is when parents try to reason with their young children, especially in heat of the moment.
This can lead to another trap.... The escalation trap.
Of course, it’s good to explain and reason with our children if they don’t understand, but ideally, this is done when the rule is set.
When setting rules, we aim for the following.
1. Keep it clear and simple.