- Puzzles can be frustrating. Invite your children to solve one, but don’t let them give up!
- No one likes to hear people complain. Squelch the habit by establishing strict consequences for fussing. Refuse to converse with them if they are complaining about their work. They may be persuaded to approach you with a different tone if you add more tasks in return for their whining.
- Do not allow your children to do a special activity or sport and then quit right away when it becomes difficult. Make them finish! If they fuss, complain, or refuse, establish consequences for not keeping their commitment.
- Praise them lavishly, act surprised at their accomplishments, and recognize even a hint of determination.
Books that Teach Values: Determination
These eBooks are full of ideas to foster Biblical virtues in your children. Character Building speaks directly to parents about the most important traits to develop in children. Social Etiquette speaks directly to children about good manners and social skills. Ages 2-6
Displaying your children’s projects and art around the
house encourages them to finish what they have started.
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