Sure, kids need acknowledgment, empathy, encouragement and appreciation — lots of it! But go easy on the praise. Read More
Wonderful article. Should be required reading for new parents. Thanks.
The essence in coaching parents is to find the right approach for them which will enhence their ability to promote their children's specific needed skills or set of behaviors.
Your article provides a great support to the old basics: acknowledgment and appreciation. My parental Life Coach practice has gained an important backup.
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Laura Markham, Ph.D., is the author of Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids: How To Stop Yelling and Start Connecting.
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