Handling Anger When Your Difficult Child Cannot
I believe that if you’re reading this, you care about helping your difficult child. That is one of the biggest steps in the right direction. I’ve seen too many adults that just want their difficult child “fixed”. The reality is that the real work is done at home. This article will address some general causes of anger and one of my important rules to follow if you would like a more pleasant experience when disciplining your difficult child. I hope this article will give you a few tips about managing yourself and your difficult child when you’re both at the end of the same rope.
This is not appropriate behavior.
If you’d like some resources, I highly recommend the following books: Setting Limits with Your Strong-Willed Child: Eliminating Conflict by Establishing CLEAR, Firm, and Respectful Boundaries, The Difficult Child: Expanded and Revised Edition, Transforming the Difficult Child Workbook: An Interactive Guide to The Nurtured Heart Approach, and No-Drama Discipline: The Whole-Brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind.
I also recommend checking out the following site: Kids in The House
So don’t put it off! Starting today, decide to be non-reactive, logical, and non-emotional. Be like Spock and go forth and prosper and let me know about your tough moments and your successes. I’d love to hear from you!