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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
Strong willed child....I hated that term as a child, it was a label and implied my parents had no clue how to parent me. THIS article is a grace-filled approach to parenting a child with a fabulously strong personality.
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