“What kids really need is love without strings attached.”- Alfie Kohn
Our kids need to know that we love them NO MATTER WHAT.
Even when they do things we don’t like.
Even when they are “rude” or “disrespectful.”
Even when they’re melting down.
This is hard!
We need to remind ourselves that they are doing the best they can so that we can act out of a place of compassion and empathy.
Sarah Rosensweet is a certified peaceful parenting coach, speaker, and educator. She lives in Toronto with her husband and three big kids (ages 13, 16, and 20). 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