What are the main differences between children with an ‘I’ style and an ‘S’ style?

Whereas an ‘I’  style child prefers unplanned entertainment, an  ‘S’ child prefers stable and planned activities in small groups. (DISCInsights 1985-2019)  

How can parents encourage a ‘D’ between the ages of 9-13 years old child to acquire a new skill?

To acquire a new skill, parents should let the child to pounder new ideas of how to add this new skill in his daily life. If this doesn’t work, parents should propose options, but at the same time, they should “empower the D-style child to feel in charge of their learning.” (DISCInsights 1985-2019)

What are the personality characteristics of a ‘D’ child between the ages of 9-13 years old?

Children with a D-style personality tend to be headstrong and like to set objectives and make decisions on their own. (DISCInsights 1985-2019)

Which advice shouldn’t parents be giving to their children?

Because every child has a different personality type, some advice might fall on deaf ears; therefore, parents should avoid doing the following: Don’t tell a ‘D’ child to avoid being bossy Don’t tell an ‘I’ child to stop being talkative Don’t tell an ‘S’ child to change his/her routine Don’t tell a ‘C’ child not […]

Is it possible for parents to reinvent and recharge their relationship with their children?

Yes. From all relationships, the parent-child relationship is one of the most important to be nurtured continuously. DISC can help reinvent and recharge this relationship in five ways: “Appreciate your children for who they are, not for whom you want them to be. Remove emotional roadblocks that make it difficult for you to talk to […]

Is it natural for parents to feel disconnected from their kids?

Yes. For parents, it’s very reasonable sometimes to feel disconnected from their kids. Children develop their own identity as they grow; they become more independent and sometimes have a different personality than their parents. (Tiffany Myers Cole, 2014)

Is it possible that a child is a combination of two styles?

Yes. No one is 100% defined in a particular style. People, in general, are the combination of two styles. For example, children that are people-oriented, sometimes prefer large groups and other times smaller, this means they could be a Dove/Parrot (some tests will provide the 4 traits in scale). (Heather Hafner,2018)

Which are the indicators of Owl (S) Children?

The 10 key indicators of Owl Children are: “Don’t like getting dirty, messy, or sticky Have a gift for taking things apart to understand how they work and can then put them back together Endlessly ask “why” and “what if” questions Are comfortable with routines that create consistency and order in their schedule Prefer mental […]

Which are the indicators of Dove (C) Children?

The 10 key indicators of Dove Children are: “Take their time when learning to walk Eat, drink, and move slowly and methodically Go to bed without a fight Get pleasure from helping others Play by the rules of others Bond strongly with a few close friends Are slow to adapt to new activities and void […]

Which are the indicators of Parrot (I) Children?

The 10 key indicators of Parrot Children are: “Happily get dirty or messy Add comedy and practical jokes to everyday life Have a limited attention span Need constant stimulation Have several groups of friends, such as neighborhoods, school, and sports Make up their own games or change the rules of existing games just to experience […]