Parenting Techniques That Produce Persistent Kids…Or Don’t
Quitting on your parenting endeavors
If you set a rule—your kid must clean her room each night before bed, or your kid must finish level one of piano classes before quitting—but then you go back on that, you can give your kid a quitter’s mentality. It’s important that she learns that, when a goal has been set, it must be seen through to the end. And even you enforce that, for yourself, in your parenting techniques.