Don’t Focus on the “Don’ts” – Positive Response to a Child’s Negative Behavior
Do you react to negative behavior from your child with a negative response? A negative reaction with a lot of “don’t do that” and “don’t do this” just complicates and confuses. Discover how to detach from the emotion and create an opportunity to really effect the behavior in a positive way. Jay Morgan, Family Therapist and author of “Fingerpainting in Psych Class” joins Marianne Clyde, LMFT, author of Peaceful Parenting:10 Essential Principles for part 4 of their 4 part MommyZen Video Podcast.
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In This Mommy Zen Video Podcast on Negative Behavior
- When facing negative behavior from your child, don’t react with a lot of angry “don’ts”.
- Detaching from the emotion caused by negative behavior will allow you to re-purpose your energy to a more encouraging response surrounding positive behavior.
- Negative feedback just doesn’t work – with children or adults! Look for positive approaches that don’t prolong the negative communications and complicate the situation.