In this series of mistakes that fail your family, I am highlighting common strategies that undermine your children’s success and happiness. We have covered several behavioral strategies recently, but today’s discussion focuses on a critical mental mistake: Taking things personally.
Common Strategies That Fail Your Family Earlier in the week, our practice worked with a family where we conducted a brain map (QEEG) for their daughter, who is on the spectrum. During the session, Dad repeatedly offered help and guidance
Many parents are discovering, with months of quarantine, that their influence as a parent is eroding rather than improving. This is due to a failing strategy. The more challenging the child, the earlier the weaknesses in parenting begin to unfold.
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