Maggie Dent on how to respond to backchat – ABC radio

Maggie chats to ABC Perth about how we might respond when our kids dish out some backchat and rudeness.

They write on thier blog:

Raising children is rewarding but it can be a tough gig at times. Little do they know you are finding your way as you go and you are wearing a number of different hats as well as that of parent.

So after a long day at work it can hit you hard when you are greeted by backchat or they utter something disrespectful when you walk through the door. What is the best way to handle backchat without reacting in the same way?

Michelle White got some sage advice from educator and Queen of Common Sense Maggie Dent.

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They also ran a follow up article online with further discussion on this issue