Estimated read time: Less than a minute
This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.
The never-ending challenge of motivating your children is draining. Getting them to practice or do their homework seems to be a constant battle. You don't want your kids to fail so you make sure they do what they are supposed to. But then your children feel micromanaged and seem to never learn to manage themselves. Is there another way? Relationship expert, Matt Townsend says, "Yes!"
There are ways to be an effective motivator; it is just a matter of learning the skills. And when you motivate your children in healthy ways you also build a strong relationship with them. Your goal is to learn to get results today without impacting your ability to get results tomorrow. CLICK HERE for Matt's advice about motivation and relationships. (Depending on the speed of your internet connection, this could take a few minutes to download the audio.)