As a parent, you often overreact to your kid’s misbehavior. If you overreact, you will be out of control.
Emotional reactions such as blame, guilt, and anger can make you upset for hours.
If you behave like this, it does not encourage positive behavior. Your overreactions results in more bad behavior.
Control your own emotions! If you are controlling your own emotions and responses to unwanted behavior, your kid control and learns stress management techniques.
If you respond and behave in calm manner, your kid control bad behavior and feel calm.
If you are calm and respond in positive way, your kid will understand that his actions are not getting the response he was hoping during the situations of bad behavior.
If you can manage your own emotions, your discipline will be more effective and it will help your kid control his emotions.
You should be prepared for those situations and plan your methods of dealing that situations. If you are planning prior to the bad behavior of your kid, you can remain calm and in control.
Maintain consistency! Follow and maintain consistency. Consistency helps in dealing with discipline problems.
If your response and reaction is consistent after each episode of bad behavior of your kid, your kid will recognize that his behavior is unacceptable. Kid control is possible only if you control yourself.
Relax the rules! As a parent, you need to know your limits. You are having a bad day and your kid will behave in a bad way especially on that day because they can sense your mood. If you are angry, sick, impatient, and distracted, it is better to relax the rules of kid control on that day.
If you are relaxing the rules on your bad day, it will be easier on you. It will be less disrupting to your kid. It does not mean you should tolerate bad behavior but you should control your emotions first before you re act.
Controlling without hurting! You should know about your kid to realize what works and what does not work for them. Kid control is possible and there are many ways to control them.
But you should not hurt them emotionally. You should learn to distinguish the well thought out rule breaking and accidental violation of the rules.
You should also know about each of your kids. Some responds to serious command while other kids who are sensitive will respond to a harsh tone.
If you are under control when your kid is misbehaving, you can help your kid control and will be able to distinguish between willful misbehavior and reaction to stress.
If you act emotionally on your kid’s behavior, your kid may be scared or trust in you will be reduced. Keep your emotions under control for your kid control his bad behavior.
You should be very careful in controlling your kid’s bad behavior. If you become emotional by your kid’s actions, he will continue the behavior that is unacceptable.
If you cannot deal the situation without emotional response, take a time-out for you to control your emotions for your kid control his bad behavior.