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Do you struggle to get your kids out the door in the morning? Are you ever late for things because you’re arguing with your kids or having trouble getting them ready for the day? You’re not alone. Kristen from our Present Play community asked for advice about how to deal with this.
In this episode I’ll discuss my thoughts and help you get back your sanity!
[00:38] Kristen's question: How can I motivate my child to get ready more quickly?
[03:37] More love isn't always the answer
[06:59] Natural consequences are great when they can play themselves out.
[07:32] Are there any morning activities that will be missed if they aren't ready in time?
[08:26] Your frustration and depleted patience is a natural consequence too.
[09:29] Try playful parenting
[11:26] Set a clear boundary and follow through
[15:37] Avoid power struggles.
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