Learn how to effectively communicate with your children when they are feeling overwhelmed or upset and de-escalate challenging behaviors by uncovering the root cause or unmet need. These techniques allow you to remain calm while you model, teach, and guide children through managing big emotions in healthy ways that nurture emotional intelligence.
7 Ways to Stop Disrespectful Behavior
Disrespectful behavior is a normal response for an underdeveloped, reactive brain. Our response to this normal behavior, however, will determine whether a negative cycle ensues or our relationship is strengthened. When you must choose between showing...
Why Do My Kids Trigger Me?
What is a trigger, why do we have them and why are we so dang triggered by our kids?!
When Your Toddler Won't Stop Crying!
Why is your toddler crying and what can you do? Here is a parent's guide for making it through, helping your child co-regulate and process her emotions.
What Can I Do When I Feel Triggered By My Kids?
Why do we feel triggered when our kids do that thing they do, and what tools do we have to keep us from meeting their immaturity with our own? Here are 3 preventive tips and 4 tools for in the heat of the moment.
5 Reasons Kids Misbehave And How To Respond
Here are five common reasons our kids misbehave and some ideas on how to respond for a more peaceful, connected home.
3 Ways To Transform Your Child's Behavior
This mom was searching for a way to transform her child's misbehavior. And it was these three connection-based tools that did it.
8 Ways To De-escalate Meltdowns With Your Child
Teens and toddlers alike can demonstrate aggressive or uncooperative behaviors from time to time as influenced by big emotions and neurological overwhelm. De-escalation tools help parents defuse a situation and help their child calm and regulat...
20 Parenting Phrases to Use in a Pinch
These tried and true phrases will help you respond to your child in a way that keeps the peace, shows empathy, holds boundaries and brings calm to the situation. Test out a few and use the ones that feel right when you need to.
What Do I Do When My Child Won't Stop Hitting?!
Why does my child hit and what can I do to get him to stop?
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