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15 Top Articles on How to Get Your Kids to Respect You

This is definitely an area that I’ve been studying lately. As a single stay at home mom, I don’t have backup or reinforcements when my children disobey and don’t respect me or my authority. I can’t just have dad take care of it, you know…it’s gotta be me. I struggle personally between trying to be the sweet and loving mom, while also being the enforcer.

Getting your kids to show you respect can be extremely difficult. That's why I've put together this list of 15 top articles on how to get your kids to respect you! There are tons of ideas that you can try and see what works best for your family. I'm already implementing several of them myself.

Most of the time I feel I fail. I think that all parents feel like they fail a lot. Really, all we can do is our absolute best in guiding our kids to be the best people they can be, teaching them about Christ and being respectful.

In my extensive research, here are the 15 top articles I came across on how to get your kids to respect you…I hope they will help you, as they are helping me implement some new ideas.

15 Top Articles on How to Get Your Kids to Respect You

Busy Mom’s Guide to Teaching Your Children Manners {Sarah Titus}

Chances are if you are reading this, you are a busy mom. As a single mom myself, I definitely know what it’s like to be running from sun-up to sun-down, and while there are no short cuts to parenting, there ARE some things you can do to make a difference and teach kids manners, even when your time is limited.

This 30 most important manners for kids to know free printable is so cute! I wish I had it when my kids were babies.

6 Phrases My Kids Are Not Allowed to Say to Adults {Imperfect Homemaker}

Teaching children what is and is not appropriate to say to their elders is a important lesson that is so often overlooked today!

Teaching children what is and is not appropriate to say to their elders is a important lesson that is so often overlooked today!

How to Respond When Your Child is Disrespectful {Imperfect Families}

I like the idea of slowing things down. We are always such in a rush, rush, rush, and that can be hard on a little one. They could be acting out in a negative way and not even fully know why or how to deal with the emotions.

I like the idea of slowing things down. We are always such in a rush, rush, rush, and that can be hard on a little one. They could be acting out in a negative way and not even fully know why or how to deal with the emotions.

5 Ways I Teach My Kids Respect {Gather for Bread}

Tons of really great ideas for teaching kids to be respectful!

Tons of really great ideas to teach children how to respect!

Teaching Kids to Obey With The “Yes Mommy” Game {Meaningful Mama}

The #1 way kids learn is through play, so what better way to teach them respect then through a game?!

The #1 way kids learn is through play, so what better way to teach them respect then through a game?

Biblical Boyhood: Teaching Boys to Be Respectful {Frugal Fun For Boys}

Love this: “Teach your kids that you do not have authority over them because you are bigger and stronger and smarter, but because God has given you the responsibility to be their parents.” SO very true and definitely a lot to think about.

Love this: "Teach your kids that you do not have authority over them because you are bigger and stronger and smarter, but because God has given you the responsibility to be their parents." SO very true and definitely a lot to think about.

The Interrupt Rule {House of  Hendrix}

Doesn’t it always seem like your kids never need you until you are busy doing something else? This “no interrupt rule” will teach them how to politely get an elder’s attention.

Doesn't it always seem like your kids never need you until you are busy doing something else? This

How I am Raising a Son Who Truly Respects Women {Pick Any Two}

This is a very important issue, not only for boys to learn to respect girls, but for girls to learn self respect as well.

This is a very important issue, not only for boys to learn to respect girls, but for girls learn how to respect themselves as well.

3 Good Reasons I Won’t Let Our Children Disrespect Me {Club 31 Women}

Teaching kids to be responsible and respectful all starts at home, which is why #2 is so true!

It all starts at home, which is why #2 is so true!

Teaching Siblings Courtesy {Creative With Kids}

Anyone with 2 or more kids knows siblings can sometimes argue and disrespect each other. This is a great tip for teaching kids to be kind, show courtesy and respect to their siblings.

Anyone with 2 or more kids knows siblings can sometimes argue and disresect each other. This is a great tip to teach your children to show courtesy and respect to their siblings.

Teaching Toddlers Manners {Embracing Homemaking}

Toddlers are not too young to start learning their manners and to be respectful! Some great pointers here.

Toddlers are not too young to start learning their manners and to be respectful! Some great pointers here.

Social Responsibility Freebie {Teachers Pay Teachers}

A Free, short lesson plan to help teach children respect.

A Free, short lesson plan to help teach children respect.

Teach Your Child Not To Interrupt in One Simple Step {An Everyday Story}

Hmmm, I will have to try this!

Hmmm, I will have to try this!

How to Handle Disrespectful Students Who Don’t Know They Are Being Disrespectful {Smart Classroom Management}

Although this article is meant for teachers, it is helpful for parents too!

Although this article is meant for teachers, it is helpful for parents too!

The Art of Teaching Children Kindness and Respect {Dirt & Boogers}

I like the idea of assigning character traits. I tried this the other night with the word “wise” when trying to teach my kids to WANT to be wise and value wisdom…will see if it works. 🙂

I like the idea of assigning character traits. I tried this the other night with the word "wise" when trying to teach my kids to WANT to be wise and value wisdom...will see if it works. :)

How to Teach Your Kids Respect {Tips From A Typical Mom}

 The basics of teaching children to be respectful at any age!

 The basics of teaching children to be respectful at any age!

Looking for a few good children’s books to read to your kids about respect? Here’s a few I found on Amazon:

The Berenstain Bears Show Some Respect
Respect and Take Care of Things
Treat Me Right: Kids Talk About Respect
My Mouth is a Volcano
The Worst Day of My Life Ever

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