Are you a desperate mom or dad of a kid or kid(s) who are famous tantrum throwers at malls? Well, then you are not alone in the struggle. I have a little one who practically sleeps on the floor while passersby stare from kid to me and me to kid! And then with utter disgust on most of their faces turn back on their own business. It is as if I have voluntarily made my kid lie on the ground and lose all hell on me!
Oh! It was a period of extreme embarrassment! But thanks to some very useful tips that I have been able to now be a mom of a well-discipline kid!
Reward rather than punish
It was common belief in the past, that kids can be disciplined through punishment. But it is a well-known fact now that punishments have rather failed miserably in moulding the kids into better people. Rather it has done quite the opposite. Kids became more rebellious and uncontrollable than ever before! You will be able to see a huge difference in the kids by rewarding and appreciating their good deeds however simple they may be. For instance, you can give then a candy at a store and tell them that they are getting the candy for being good and nice since you all arrived at the store.
Another easy way of getting the kids to behave is to keeping their thoughts occupied o something else. For this you can get the kids involved in chatting about something that interests them the most. I used to talk to my kids about how there might be dinosaurs hiding in the shops and then we each create stories on how to capture them! When kids’ minds are occupied on other things they forget to throw the tantrum! So even if you so many products for a pallet delivery service you need not worry about the kids!
You cannot change any behavior or activity of the kids overnight. It will take a lot of time and effort as well as a truckload of patience to get the kids to do what we want. You need to teach the kids the importance of how they behave is affecting not only them and their future but all those around them! What better time to make kids understand this than during bedtime. You can make up stories and try to relate them to the kids and their behavior. And how they need to behave just as well, to be successful! If you are unable to use your imagination you can order the books and get them by same day delivery service.
A ‘No’ is a ‘No’
A final piece of advice, keep in mind that a ‘No’ is a ‘No’! You should never say no to something and because of their embarrassing tantrums give in and get them what they want. It is then that kids tend to think that the best way to get my parents to do what I want is to throw a tantrum!