I try really hard to be a positive parent.
I’ve stopped yelling (mostly).
We practice special time.
Positive parenting has changed the relationship I have with my kids entirely. When it really matters, when I’ve had a stressful day or a task is really important to me, my kids listen. And when it really matters to them, I make them feel heard and valued.
But every so often, I find that regular everyday situations still trip me up. And just like that, I find myself struggling to stay on the positive parent wagon. [Read more…]