It is okay if sometimes your kids need a “motivational jumpstart” to get them to engage in a task or activity. Especially if it is new or might be perceived as hard or a little scary. Ideally you will be able to pull back on this once you have established a new routine or expectation, or your child has acclimated to the activity, but sometimes you need to do what you need to to help them over that hump. As adults, we do this for ourselves all the time! Listen here for my one minute take!