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How Smart Parents Raise Open Minded Kids

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Open-minded children have broad-minded parents who teach them to see more than one side to issues. In this slide share you’ll find 7 discussion questions. Each discussion relates to your kids interests. Ask your child to give good reasons for each side. Next, ask them, “Which side is best?” Let them know they can blend each side for a new solution.

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How Smart Parents Raise Open Minded Kids

  1. 1. How Smart Parents Raise Open- Minded Kids
  2. 2. Some kids are close-minded.
  3. 3. Because they are young, they see only one way – their way.
  4. 4. Parents can broaden their thinking with good questions.
  5. 5. Ask them to give 2 sides to questions, their side and an opposite side.
  6. 6. Give your kids all the time they need to answer each side. Encourage them to give thoughtful answers. Give your kids all the time they need to answer each side. Encourage them to give thoughtful answers.
  7. 7. Try these: 1. Should teachers give homework?
  8. 8. 2. Should kids get everything they want?
  9. 9. 3. Should kids have the same bedtime on weekends as school nights?
  10. 10. 4. Should kids be punished when they disobey on purpose?
  11. 11. 5. Should kids tattle on kids who bully others?
  12. 12. 6. Is it ever okay to tell a lie?
  13. 13. 7. Is it important to follow the rules?
  14. 14. Learning to see both sides of issues saves your kids from being intolerant and close-minded. It also prepares them for the real world.
  15. 15. For more Parenting Tips and Tools Join Jean Tracy’s YouTube Channel

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