Who’s the Boss?
We love the following article by Tim Elmore! One thing that we believe strongly is that clear, consistent communication is the key. Whether it is family meetings or knowing how you will respond in the moment, the way we communicate with our kids has a profound effect!
How do you make this work for your family?
Are you in Charge of your Kids or Are They in Charge of You?
by Tim Elmore
Four months ago, our family bought a puppy. We named her Sadie, short for Mercedes. She is a Morkie, a hybrid of a Maltese and a Yorkshire terrier. At this point, she is the life of our family—very cute, cuddly, confident and full of energy.
And right now, she’s the “alpha dog” of our family.
I know, I know. It’s not supposed to be that way. She’s a puppy for Pete’s sake.
When we give her everything she wants, she begins to believe that she must be in charge. Does this situation sound familiar? Read more…