The task of parenting can be a tricky one at times. Finding avenues to motivate your child whether you’re trying to get them to wake up on time, clean their room, do their homework, eat their vegetables, or anything they’re meant to accomplish. Now there is an easier way to motivate your child – CircleCare – The Family App. It’s an App that connects the entire family within a private circle and let them inspire and motivate each other with positive reinforcement.
How many times a day do we catch ourselves nagging our children to do this, or to do that? We can get so focused on them having good grades at school or getting them to eat healthily.
It can be exhausting and monotonous at times, so much so to where we find ourselves in the heat of frustration to the point of where we may react in anger or in a way that we really don’t want to, such as shouting at our child or giving them harsh punishments.
At the end of the day, all we really want is to be the best parent we can be. Our job as parents is to help our children reach their all-important milestones in life and to ensure they’re growing and making progress in the happiest of most peaceful of ways.
The Power of Positive Reinforcement
Although there are many different teaching methods, when it comes to effectiveness, the power of positive reinforcement is arguably an essential ingredient in teaching! That’s why CircleCare encourages parents to use positive reinforcement to motivate their kids. In fact, some studies have shown it to be more effective than any other type of disciplinary method.
Children depend on us as parents, teachers, or relatives for guidance and support especially if they’re struggling with something. As they grow, they’re constantly being corrected and told that they’re doing something wrong, which can be extremely demoralizing for a child and one of the reasons why motivating them with positive reinforcement is so important.
When we make sure to give them positive feedback — telling them how proud we are of their accomplishments instead of pointing out their flaws, it helps them build confidence and makes them feel like they’re important and doing a great job.
How CircleCare motivate Children’s through Positive Reinforcement
The way a child sees positive reinforcement is often with something being added. In other words, being given a type of reward. Now, this doesn’t mean that if a child is misbehaving that by bribing them with a chocolate bar to start behaving is a good idea. That would be considered negative reinforcement.
Positive reinforcement can happen quite naturally such as saying, “well done,” “fantastic,” “great job,” or giving them a good grade after finishing a task. There is also “token reinforcements” such as a reward system where your child receives a badge or a shiny star sticker for a job well done.
Parents can utilize this type of tool by using the CircleCare app. And it’s not just for parents to use, but grandparents, uncles and aunts included, can award each other and the children with badges giving them praise and a positive boost. Using this type of badge system is a fantastic opportunity to get the whole family involved in motivating each other.
Let’s not forget that positivity attracts positivity. If you praise your child and rewarding them with a badge or any kind of positive feedback, you have the power to change and train your child’s behavior. Motivating them to complete the tasks you’ve given them by presenting it to them in a fun and constructive manner will make parenting a lot easier – and makes for a very happy child!