Category - Teen
Paul helps us to understand some of the things we control and some of the things our children control with a t chart that could help us to motivate our teenagers. By jane nelsen and lynn lott when parents ask, how do i motivate my teen? They usually mean, how do i get my teen to do what i want? How do i get her to have some balance in her life? How do i get him off the computer, get outside, or do just about anything except sitting around doing nothing? Encouragement is the key to motivation. Okay, youre not going to do your homework, and youre going to get the grades that reflect that. But in these cases, it can help to let the child experience the natural consequences of resistance. However, teens can be easily distracted and parents, teachers, and older relatives sometimes find motivating teenagers to succeed to be a difficult task. your teen needs you to pay attention to her homework, her studying and her future just as much now as she did when she was learning to read and write. Your attention helps to motivate her to perform well in school and in other aspects of her life 2. But she sounds like a perfectly motivated teen if shes completing homework at school and playing a sport that she loves. Maybe kids arent as motivate in school because schools have not evolved at the same pace as they have. Luckily, you dont need a long list of psychology-based ideas to learn how to motivate a teenager. With the following tactics in your arsenal, youll both walk away understood and prepared for the year ahead. Whether you want them to do homework, chores, or follow household rules, motivating a teen can be a challenge. Many teens fail to be self motivated for a number of reasons. However, there are several things a parent can do to effectively gain cooperation. From the start, make sure that your teen understands that you want to help him accomplish something that benefits him. Together, you will focus in on something your kid wants and work together to find a way to make it possible.