Meltdowns

Here are a few things to remember when and if your child has a meltdown. 1. Most children have meltdowns, not just yours. 2. Meltdowns usually spring from multiple causes that have built up over
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Handling Power Battles at Home

It can be effective to find a way to disengage from an unnecessarily complicated and tense “power battle” with a child – getting involved in a lengthy “back and forth” is often unproductive.

Hard Moments with a Child Often “Go Better” than Parents Realize

After many years of talking to moms and dads I have come to believe that even at the end of a hard day or overwhelming moment parents have managed to offer something useful to their
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