“Meeting our child’s need for attention is like meeting a vital need such as food, water or sleep. “- Sarah Rosensweet
If our child is acting out because they are hungry, we would never withhold food. If our child is acting out because they are tired, we would never keep them awake. Please don’t ignore unwanted behaviour. If a child is acting out because they need attention, give it to them.
Sarah Rosensweet is a certified peaceful parenting coach, speaker, and educator, and the parenting advice columnist for Canada’s Globe and Mail newspaper. She lives in Toronto with her husband and three big kids (ages 13, 16, and 19). Peaceful parenting is a non-punitive, connection-based approach that uses firm limits with lots of empathy. Sarah works one-on-one virtually with parents all over the world to help them go from frustrated and overwhelmed to, “We’ve got this!”
Read more at: www.sarahrosensweet.com