Once conversations about feelings have begun, it becomes natural for the child to share more about how he feels. All of a child’s feelings should be validated—that is, accepted for what they are. There are no wrong feelings.
When a child must live in survival mode for any length of time, they are in danger of staying there for the rest of their lives.
She seems to be okay when I let her, I was just wondering what you think. We have gates and fences around too… our kitchen window faces the backyard so I’ll do dishes, clean up the kitchen and do laundry, and just keep checking on her. What do you think? You’re describing typical childhood up […]
Today I found out my daughter played on her iPad instead of doing her homework after school. She said she forgot but I knew she hadn’t. She finally came clean and said it was just because homework is so boring. I don’t really want to punish her because I understand how she feels. What should […]