Episode 74: When Your Child Wants to Be the Dictator with Priyanka M
When your child wants to be the dictator with Priyanka M
Priyanka M is a mother to a 6 year old son who is smart, confident and comfortable taking over most situations. He often acts as a “dictator” when it comes to playing with other kids. Priyanka is wondering how to help her son develop more social and emotional intelligence and learn how to better connect with other kids. She wants to teach him how to be productive and happy working with others but not stifle his curiosity, intellect and leadership skills. Listen along to learn some strategies to help your kid learn how to, as the report card says “work well with others”.
“I know you guys can figure this out together…Right? So now you’re giving them the power. You don’t want to be the referee and you also don’t want to be the judge.” - Sue Groner
This week on The Parenting Mentor:
- Tips for effective and encouraging communication that will grow your kid’s social skills while also making them feel supported.
- At-home, tangible role play tips for teaching your child to work well with others in the classroom.
- Changing your perspective to focus on your kid’s successes and having empathy for their experience.
- Relating to kids through storytelling to make them feel validated.
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