Your Concious Parenting Toolbox
A blog can be a tool that works much like a diary. When I'm inspired or when I feel I have something to get off my chest, when it's from my heart I write it here for you to find.
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When your child asks you for something, do you quickly figure out in your head if it’s a good idea or not and then say yes or no? I get that there are times when a quick response is needed, but if you have the time or can make the time — kids asking for permission to do something provides a great opportunity to connect with them and help develop their thinking brain.
In a recent article, I wrote about...
Do you get triggered when your child misbehaves? I know that I often did when my children were little. In my mind, they always seemed to pick the worst times to not listen and not do what they were “supposed” to. That’s when I would go into command and demand mode.
Unfortunately, at the time I didn’t know how my children’s brains were developing and what their misbehavior...