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People Online Praise Mom's Unique Way Of Teaching Her Kids A Lesson

What happens when your kids misbehave? How about when their grades slip up? Do you blame technology for it all? Do you get mad and smash the TV and the video console?

How do you react to parenting disappointments? This one mom recently went viral on TikTok for a unique way of dealing with this very issue.

The video shows this young mother of four talking about how good her kids have it at the house.

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There are multiple mounted TVs all around, plenty of gaming consoles, and headphones. Basically, the whole house is tech-friendly. So what's the problem?

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Well, the problem is that her kids' grades have been slipping. Is technology to blame?

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Are the kids obsessed with playing video games? Perhaps, that's indeed the case. So what is a mom to do to rectify this exact situation?

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She could react like others have done and smash the TV or the gaming console to teach her kids a lesson.

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But would she really be teaching her kids a lesson? What kind of a lesson would that be, huh?

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Not this mom. Instead, this mom did something that's kind of unexpected.

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She took the kids to the dining room and sat down with them to have a conversation. You read that right — a conversation with her kids about the slipping grades issue.

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Wow, imagine that? It's kind of unheard of these days.

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Nowadays, you often see parents screaming their heads off at the kids and even retaliating. They're retailing by taking the tech gadgets away or, worse yet, destroying them. Why? Does that make any sense?

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However, this mom took the opportunity to discuss the issue at hand with her kids.

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She didn't just blame the technology. She wanted to get to the bottom of the problem. Perhaps the kids are experiencing something that is making their grades slip.

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What this mom did seemed to really resonate with a lot of other parents.

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Some have even commented that this is good parenting. People often forget the simplest ways to get to the root of the problem, and that's communication.

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This mom wanted to teach her kids that it's better to discuss things than get mad.

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She also wanted to teach her kids about boundaries when it comes to technology. I think it's a lesson some parents should take in themselves.

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What do you think of this mom's approach to dealing with her kids' grades slipping?

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Is she on the right track? How do you react when your kids misbehave or fall sort of expectations in school? Do you get mad and retaliate?

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