These are simple and good. ".... if positive behaviors are reinforced regularly there will be less of a need for the punishments … and in turn less power struggles." I've found this to be true, especially in toddlers. They are so eager to please you.
kids hears 432 neg comments/day (vs 32 positive ones). how many times do you say No or Don’t? confusing (what does she want me to do?). reinforces negative behavior. doesn't hear what you want her to do. discouraging. If 93% feedback during day were negative, you'd feel how kids feel: discouraged. shift percentages: Calmly state what want child to DO. (“Please use walking feet in house") Find opp to say YES! (“The park sounds fun! saturday or monday?” “YES, wh