In this video (the first in a Facebook workshop I did on this topic), I ask you to put on your observer hat, and look at what your child can already do independently.
You might be surprised!
Host of the We Turned Out Okay podcast
Author of Positive Discipline Ninja Tactics: Key Tools to Handle Every Temper Tantrum, Keep Your Cool, and Enjoy Life With Your Young Child
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