October 2020

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In the coaching I do, I talk about behavior issues with parents.   Most of the behavior issues I’ve helped parents with seem to get resolved when parents learn how to consistently meet the core needs of their children. These three needs seem to pop up again and again: Connection (love, affection, attention, validation) Predictability…

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It is because we feel threatened. From a child? Yes. Or at least from the emotions that are coming up when dealing with a child. It’s hard to imagine that a child’s behavior could have me feel threatened. But that’s what happens when I react angrily. It is the fight of the fight or flight…

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