Posts Tagged "bop bag"

Bedtime—Kicking to Stay Awake

Bedtime—Kicking to Stay Awake

Question: My son basically only hits /pinches/ kicks to avoid going to sleep. Any advice on how to facilitate this behavior without facilitating the procrastination? (For instance, if I redirect him to kick the bed instead of me, then he'll kick the bed for literally half an hour or more if I let him, no matter how tired he is).—Mom (child age 2), Austin, TX Answer: Thank you for your...

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Anger CAN DOs

Anger CAN DOs

When a child is angry, SAY WHAT YOU SEE (SWYS) sounds like this: SWYS: "You didn't like that," or "You're really angry!" Often one objective response is enough to keep you from reacting with anger yourself and to create an opening for the child to communicate more. One of the main principles of SAY WHAT YOU SEE is that everything children say and do is a communication; and that they must continue...

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