Embarrassed by us!

You’re probably asking yourself: how did this kid go from being absolutely in love with his mom/dad to being so embarrassed to be with us?! You would usually see it emerge in the pre-teen and teen years, when kids generally don’t have the best communication skills.

We tend to assume that we know how our child feels

Then we force our assumptions upon their intuitions. When a child says they’re full and we say you need to finish your plate. Or when a child says I don’t feel like apologizing yet we still force them to apologize.. This is the message are we sending: do not trust your intuition. You need to […]