No! I don’t want to!”, “Go away!”, “You don’t care!”, “Stop talking!” or the worse: “I hate you!”
If your child has expressed anything similar to this, please be assured that you’re not alone. Parenting any child can difficult at times. Many times parents pushed and pulled, wanted and unwanted, loved, needed and hated all at the same time. Facing challenging behaviors can leave parents feeling like failures.
This week on Parenting From the Inside Out we will be talking about various behaviors, listener’s questions and how we can continue to connect with our children even when their words and actions are pushing us away.