When Punishments and Rewards No Longer Work

Listen with Empathy to Motivate Older Kids Have you ever noticed that as kids age using rewards and punishments that used to motivate them as young children, no longer work at encouraging them to behave? The reason for this is that as kids get older, their motivation becomes intrinsic. In an article on verywell.com, Kendra […]

Games to Play with Kids to Help Them Listen

How Do You Get Kids to Listen? Listening skills can be practiced in fun ways in the home. Since kids learn through play, here are fun ways to teach your charges to listen better. Story Chain Play a story game with the child or with the whole family. The Babycenter web site suggests that one […]