I thought I would give some explanation to the photos of our Character Reminder wall that you can see I posted a few days ago.
The 1-2-3 fingers are to help us with Attentiveness. 1 finger = sit or stand up straight, 2 fingers = stop talking, laughing, wriggling but dont stop breathing!, 3 fingers = SMILE!!
The Traffic Lights are to help us with Self Control (rejecting wrong desires and doing what is right).
Red stop your reactions need to change
Orange careful check your responses
Green go for it your response is right
The Telephone Conversation and Interruption is all about respect for others especially Mum when she is on the phone! The kids try to interrupt me courteously in general conversation but dont always see a telephone call as a conversation. This reminds us all (me included) that they need to interrupt courteously (or better yet not at all!)
Obedience and the clock this is all about the children being Obedient.
They are to understand that Obedience requires a Yes, Mum, it is immediate, there is no arguing, no questions and they are to finish whatever completely. Their only other option is May I appeal if they have additional information to give that will change the situation.