How do you get your kids to cooperate?

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How do you get your kids to cooperate?

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Why I am often unsuccessful, it is communication, communication, communication. And I make it clear to my children what is going to happen, what they are going to do or what I am going to do. And they do not always follow my lead. They do not always follow instructions. But we have an understanding. And when they do not do what I want them to do, there are consequences. Those consequences are immediate and they are consistent. And so, I think for a parent to expect that their children will always do what they want, good luck. It is probably not going to happen. But the more that your child understands where you are coming from and what is being asked of them, the more likely they are to follow directions.

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Chris Rice has two young children, ages two and three. He and his husband Joseph adopted their son and daughter - who are biological siblings - from the foster system. Chris works in real estate investment. Before becoming a dad, he enjoyed world travel. Now, the idea of dragging toddlers around the world makes him prefer reading about travel from the comfort of his own home. 

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