It seems to be a problem that has existed since the beginning of humankind: rebellious teenagers driving their parents crazy. No matter how hard you try, you just can’t get them to listen to you. In fact it seems the harder you try, the worse the communication and relationship become.
This wonderful article by learning coach and writer Daniel Wong is a must-read for all parents of teenagers. The 10 minutes you spend reading it could be the best investment of time in your life.
Do you feel like a broken record sometimes?
Over and over, you ask your children to clear their room. Or do their homework. Or get dressed. Or stop playing computer games.
But they just don’t listen.
You’re confused and frustrated. You don’t know what other approach to try.
After speaking to and working with almost 15,000 students so far, I realise what the root cause of children not listening to their parents is.
Children often feel like their parents don’t listen to them in the first place.
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