Sometimes kids have tantrums. And with children who have experienced trauma, loss, a lot of ongoing stress, or abuse, aggressive tantrums can also happen. Parenting kids with these behaviors can be confusing, frustrating and can challenge parents to their core. So what do do? Having specific, powerful tools that truly help us reach our goals of helping our children learn another way is what today’s video is all about. It gives Mamas and Papas a framework to maintain a parenting presence that is strong, gentle and gives their children a healthy template to learn from when stress gets overwhelming.
The problem is, when the most challenging behavior comes up in our kids, that is when our own “background noise” can get the loudest and make us more agitated, confused, and reactive–making it more likely we will make parenting decisions we Read more »