Jun 21, 2019
One of the biggest questions on young parents’ minds has got to be just HOW do you get your kids to listen. You could be trying to get them to do the simplest task or impress just how important it is for you to get out the door in the morning but they just. Don’t. Get it. Turns out that a lot of things are at play in a toddler’s mind, chief among them the fact that their executive functioning isn’t really that developed yet. So what we think are clear and direct instructions might be passing between their ears in a completely jumbled order that doesn’t make sense to them.
In this episode, Jamie explains
why it’s so essential for us to slow the hell down when talking to
our kids and gives you a clearer idea of just how children listen
so you know which buttons NOT to press when trying to get their
The Finer Details of This Episode:
“We’re not born with these skills, you guys; we develop them!”
“You have to slow down.”
“You have to control the things you can—being rushed in the morning is one of them.”
“It’s not just that they’re slow, it’s that they’re gonna need your help along the way.
“You’re gonna get a much better
reaction if you make eye contact.”
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