This is the second in a 3-part series on what to do when you feel like you just can’t win as a parent.
Click here for part one, all about getting perspective on your child’s behavior, so you do not feel overwhelmed.
Recently a mom in my private coaching community posted about the tough time she was having, dealing with her 3-year-old’s behavior. In the previous week her child:
– Ran from his childcare classroom multiple times
– Slapped a teacher
– Spit, kicked, and hit multiple people, multiple times, including the mom herself
– Shouted, screamed, and melted down, mostly in public
– Bit a child at the playground
I created a video for her, outlining 3 critical tools to get out of that negative space, despite all of the negativity.
Last week, in this newsletter, I shared the first tool to getting out of that negative space.
Today I want to share the the second tool:
The knowledge of WHY kids push our buttons.
Paradoxically, kids push our buttons so they can feel safe.
I know how weird that sounds. Continue reading “Create the best conditions possible to bring out your child’s good behavior”