These 3 reasons will help you understand what's REALLY going on in your child's brain when he or she is having a tantrum. Understanding these 3 reasons is the first step to reducing your child's tantrums. These 3 reasons apply to toddler tantrums as well as tantrums for older children.
If you have just yelled at your child, you're probably feeling bad about it. This pep talk will coach you in some tools to use to recover from your mistake and forgive yourself. This talk also includes some tools to use to prevent yelling at your child in the future.
Parents, if you are yelling, learn new strategies to try instead. Choose one of these eight tools to try in the following week. Positive Discipline Lead Trainer, Kelly Pfeiffer uses the Positive Discipline Tool Cards to offer eight Positive Discipline parenting tools to try instead of yelling.
Once you understand WHY you're yelling, you are taking the first step to changing that habit. This video will help you see the problem of yelling with fresh eyes and narrow down the cause of your yelling to three simple reasons. After you identify your personal reasons for yelling, then you can decide on an action plan that will address the reasons.
When parents start using new parenting tools, it may look like the new positive parenting tool isn't working. A child's behavior may actually get worse before it gets better. Parents often give up on using new positive discipline tools because they don't see immediate results. Positive Discipline Lead Trainer, Kelly Pfeiffer explains important information that parents need to consider when trying new tools.
What if teachers & parents used common tools and language for problem solving? My interview with Kelly Gfroerer, co-author of Positive Discipline Teacher Tools & Executive Director of the Positive Discipline Association