Tips for Parenting Children Who Prefer Judging

by Nov 4, 2019

Tips for Parenting Children Who Prefer Judging


Parenting Based On Personality Type

What you need to know & do to support the child that
approach goals through the Judging preference

According to Carl Jung, father of personality type, Judging Children approach goals and complete tasks through the Judging preference.
Characteristics of the child that prefers Judging:

  • Value time to prepare
  • Take pride in work complete
  • Appreciate clear guidelines & expectations
  • Like to get things settled & done
  • Prefer completing one project at a time. Can become stressed if there are too many unfinished project
  • Don’t enjoy the unexpected. Need predictability
  • Can find frequent changes stressful
  • Like do complete things the “Right Way”
  • Prefer to work hard first & play later
  • Good at predicting how long it will take to complete a task

Tips for Parenting Children Who Prefer

  • Give clear expectations for tasks
  • Be on time.  This includes staying on a timeline
  • When possible, allow them to complete one project at a time. Watch for signs of stress if there are too many unfinished projects at a time
  • Give them a heads up whenever possible. The unexpected can create stress
  • Be as predictable as possible. They need predictability
  • Give them a plan in advance & stick to it whenever possible
  • Allow them to pace the tasks
  • Take time to praise them for their finished project. They value the finished project more than the act of doing the project

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About the author

Michele Burch Reid, MS, founder of LCI,  is an Organizational Effectiveness & Personal Development Consultant and Coach. Michele has a master’s degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, as well as several certifications.  She helps clients create overall satisfaction & potential by tapping into their natural strengths with Personality Type, Emotional Intelligence Training, Biofeedback & other Brain-based tools. Michele’s philosophy is that when you discover what inspires you, you can more easily inspire and lead others. Whether that is in the board room, the classroom, or the family room.

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