I’m getting tired of asking teenagers to do things – like close the door, put bags away, put shoes on before leaving house etc. – and have decided upon a new approach.. Instead of the tedious reminder (that even I’m getting sick of) or the consequence (that seems to do absolutely nothing) I’m asking “what do you think will happen if …?” … I’m getting some interesting answers and then the offending inaction is fixed up almost straight away….. hope it carries on working!

Posted by mom176887, 29th August 2016

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  • Anything to help with teenagers!


  • What a great idea and one I might try


  • An age old problem with teenagers. Glad it is working out for you. Finding the right approach is important and it does vary from family to family.


  • Well done and congratulations on (hopefully) working out how to get through to a teenager! I hope it continues for you


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