Anonymous WALK 97.5 Listener 1
Stick to punishment; don't waiver and take it back. Keep punishment in line with action that leads to it. Over-punishment or under-punishment will defeat purpose of getting message to child.
Anonymous WALK 97.5 Listener 2
Reward and praise them when they are doing the correct thing and let them know you are disappointed when they do something wrong. Most important - be involved and aware in their schooling, friends and with sports teams.
Anonymous WALK 97.5 Listener 3
Early on just teach them right from wrong. They will learn. Children will be children and we can't expect them to sit still all the time. But we can teach them to be mindful of other's and teach them please and thank you.
Anonymous WALK 97.5 Listener 4
Our kid understands the word "No," but if he is acting out and doesn't care if we say no, we take him out of the situation or take away the object he shouldn't be touching, which is usually something that is a second away from being broken.
Anonymous WALK 97.5 Listener 5
The most important lesson is that NO means NO!
Anonymous WALK 97.5 Listener 6
Follow through with your threats. For example, if you tell them that if they don't clean their room they will lose TV, make sure you follow through if room is not cleaned.
Anonymous WALK 97.5 Listener 7
Talk. Listen. Encourage. Show them examples. Play with them. Tell them what is expected of them. Tell them the consequences if they do not behave the way we expect them to. Follow through. Take away their favorite item, if they do not behave the way expected of them.
Anonymous WALK 97.5 Listener 8
Stick to your guns; follow through with all rules and consequences given. Be on the same page with your partner.
Anonymous WALK 97.5 Listener 9
Remind them if they don't use their manners, being on top of things, and if they do something don't turn a blind eye and say my kid wouldn't do that before finding out the facts! Those are the kids that try to get away with EVERYTHING because they know their parents aren't going to ask and will just get away with it.
Anonymous WALK 97.5 Listener 10
Always have snack food!
Anonymous WALK 97.5 Listener 11
Take away their phones!
Anonymous WALK 97.5 Listener 12
Taking the things that matter most to them away: cell phones, ipads, etc.
Anonymous WALK 97.5 Listener 13
My tip is a balance between love, respect and discipline. Your children should know that you mean business and won't tolerate disrespect but should also be shown a lot of love and respect for them.
Anonymous WALK 97.5 Listener 14
I feel it is very difficult to always keep your children well behaved. But I feel that if you put your children in sports or afternoon activities they will stay out of trouble which leads to a well behaved child!
Anonymous WALK 97.5 Listener 15
Be vigilant, from early on. No hitting. Lead by example.
Anonymous WALK 97.5 Listener 16
I don't have a secret. When my Son was a young boy, he was pretty easy-going. He had some issues when he was a teenager (they ALL do), but has since grown into a fine, upstanding, hardworking young man at 23. His Father and I couldn't be more proud of him!!
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Anonymous WALK 97.5 Listener 18
Teaching them how to act in public and at home. Please & Thank You goes a long way!
Anonymous WALK 97.5 Listener 19
Positive reinforcement, if that doesn't work, near beat them. Hahahahaha. Kidding!!
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