While most parenting books focus on changing the child’s behavior, and yes this book will help you support your child to become his/her very best self, this book dedicates more focuses on for parents’ behaviors. Because you’ll have to manage your own triggers and emotions to effectively coach and connect with your child, you’ll find consistent reminders to regulate yourself so you can return to a state of equilibrium before intervening with your child. And instead of controlling or manipulating your children’s behavior with punishment and bribes, you’ll learn how to coach your child to support both his short-term and long-term development into a more confident, resilient, self-disciplined, emotionally intelligent person.
"From a therapeutic view…this is exactly the step-by-step process that needs to take place in order to raise happy, confident children." Dirt and Boogers
"The sectionscover regulating yourself, fostering connection and coaching, not controlling. Within each section there are further chapters devoted to specific aspects of the bigger, overarching theme." The Pukeko Patch
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Resist the urge to solve the problem for them; that gives your child the message that you don’t have confidence in his ability to handle it himself.
your interaction with your infant over his first year will determine a great deal about how his brain and nervous system are wired for the rest of his life.
what worked yesterday will not work tomorrow. So, your parenting style needs to evolve as your kids do.