7 Ways to Steer Your Child Towards Good Behavior

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4. Offer Some Choices

The Scene: You're running late, and your son refuses to sit in his car seat.

What to Do: Avoid a battle by saying, "The car won't start until you're buckled in into your seat. Do you want to climb in yourself, or do you want Daddy to put you in?" Let your child choose between two options that both lead to success.