As parents and caregivers, it is important we provide a wide variety of learning opportunities and experiences from academic to sports to life skills. It is the life skills we teach our children that will carry them through their relationships with others.
Do your children know how to accept, “No?” Do they cooperate and compromise, listen and obey, use their words, and show respect? They learn them best from our behavior. It’s not easy to display each of of these traits all the time, but with time and effort, you can stop and think before modeling undesirable behavior.
Kayla Marnach is the author of the Can Do Kids Series. Her newest book, I Can Do That! helps children learn self-regulating techniques. Told through rhyme from a child’s point of view, strategies are shared empowering the child to effectively learn and practice ways they can control their emotions and actions when they feel themselves becoming dysregulated. Order your copy today!