Get kids to listen without yelling

I’m sure we’ve all been there, where we feel that yelling has been our ‘go-to’ reaction. We might start out with the right intentions, we listen and we stay calm. But in the end we grab the last resource we have - suddenly we are YELLING - and only then do they finally listen and take us seriously. It works! 

And I get it; it takes lots of practice and patience to get what we are asking for without yelling or losing our temper.

Why should we NOT be yelling!

When we yell we have lost all control o...