Easy, Friendly, and Effective: Behavior Tweaks That Really Work
Bad behavior kicks emotions — yours and your child's — into high gear. Keep cool and calm instead, with these low-stress strategies that will improve your child’s behavior.
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I love these positive behavior strategies. In particular, empathy, which promotes emotional intelligence, problem solving, self and social awareness, and resiliency. As a school based and outpatient therapist, I have seen the positive affects of this strategy. It is natural to deny our children’s feelings because we want to help them feel better quickly. However, listening and validating their feelings can have immediate and long term effects. In the moment, strong feelings are de-escalated, in the future, relationships are strengthened. My passion for the subject is in the book, “What I Really Want to Hear,” illustrated by my daughter. Here is a link for more information. https://a.co/d/edYcutl