Elizabeth O’Shea of Parent 4 Success runs through a dozen common knee-jerk parenting reactions that may inadvertently hamstring children and undermine the traits parents are trying to cultivate in them:
Here are a couple of examples:
- Negating our kids’ big emotions.
- Giving their negative behaviors attention, while ignoring the good things they do.
- Trying to protect them from making mistakes.
Watch the whole thing to hear O’Shea’s entire list and find out if your knee-jerk reactions might be holding your kids back.
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