Don't Let Your Child Multitask While You're Speaking
Children don't always listen when they are given instructions or asked questions. Rabbi Shmuley offers his advice on effective ways to get your children to listen when you speak.
When you're talking to your children, you should stop whatever else it is you're doing, and your children should stop what they're doing and listen, Rabbi Shmuley says. Ask for your child's complete attention. "If you're distracted and they're distracted, it tells them that your instructions aren't important for them or for you," Rabbi Shmuley says.