HIGHER LEVEL PARENTING
III. TECHNIQUES
8. Doing The Twist
fr_07602_1VIII. DOING THE TWIST
The Twist—the mingling of positive and negative items—introduces an element of Confusion. It's easier to give examples than it is to describe this strategy. Once you get the idea, you will need to practice it in order to avoid being obvious.

1. Make It a Game
2. Lie Down for Stomachaches
3. Sympathy, Slow Service, and Cold Water
4. Big Brother Pitches Fits
5. Don't Get Down
6. Is Mom Serious or Joking
7. Punishing the Cat

 

 

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