Episode 2: The Art of Giving Kids Choices and How it Can Backfire

Every parenting resource recommends giving kids choices. This can be valuable, but there is more to it. Let's reframe the idea of providing choices and unpack "why" we do it.


Show notes: 

When I coach parents, they often describe how and why they give their children choices. This idea is well-intended, and I know parents are trying to achieve positive results. There are some things parents need to be aware of when it comes to giving their kids choices. In this episode, I cover the three things every parent needs to know before they start offering choice after choice in hopes that it will tame their strong-willed, independent child.


What we go over on giving kids choices and how it can backfire:

  • When you offer a choice matters
  • Why are you offering a choice
  • Offering choices constantly will backfire
  • How are you presenting the choice



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