There are children who require constant attention and do not accept a negative response. There are also children who need to learn the importance of saying 'please' and 'thank you' to be able to make demands correctly without having to demand what they need at all times. If you are a mother or fathe
There are children who require constant attention and do not accept a negative response. There are also children who need to learn the importance of saying 'please' and 'thank you' to be able to make demands correctly without having to demand what they need at all times.
If you are a mother or father of a demanding child, you will most certainly know what I mean when I say that the attitude of a demanding child can make you feel bad and even embarrass you if you are in a public place. But pay attention to me when I tell you that if you give in to their demands always just so that they do not get angry, you will be doing them a disservice.
How to educate children who demand a lot from others
You know that demanding behavior from children is not always advisable, but a demanding child will always give you the opportunity to teach you the correct ways to interact with others.
But it is very important in the education of children who demand a lot to change this attitude and help them to be less demanding and to be more courteous to others and to their requests. In addition, you also have to start teaching them that many times it will be he who gets used to doing favors to others.
5 tips for parents with very demanding children
1. First and foremost you will have to teach your child to understand the difference between what demanding behavior is and what they are and how respectful requests are requested. It is appropriate that as parents you leave the child reformulate your request and change the tone of voice to ask for something whenever necessary. Recuer 2. Remember that the best way to always teach a child any attitude is by example, so you can never educate your children to be more polite if the reality is that you do not know how to be.
The example of parents will always be the most important teacher, so remember how you should ask for things whenever you interact with others. Haz 3. Let your child see that it is normal for some of his requests to be accepted and in others that the answer he will receive will be that 'no' and absolutely nothing happens, people also have the right to refuse. Es 4. It is important siempre that you always keep calm when your child demands things, just ask him in a calm voice: 'Is there any better way to say that?' And remember, do not give in to your child's demands whenever you do them, because then you will be favoring tyrannical and disrespectful behavior.
5. If your child has demanding behaviors,
ignores the behavior and responds to requests for courtesy, you will see how, over time, if you always respond to the appropriate behaviors, you will reinforce the expected behavior. María José Roldán
Psychopedagogist Special Education Teacher (Therapeutic Pedagogy)