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Apr 8, 2021

It's not so much a matter of what you can do, but what you can say. Our words have power. We don't have to tell you that your words have the power to escalate a behavioral situation because this has probably happened a time or two with your children. too! Don't beat yourself up. You're not alone and you're doing the best you can.

The good news is that our words also have the power to de-escalate behavioral situations with our children. When we know the right words to say, we can help our children re-regulate and return to calm quickly. That's what we're talking about in this week's episode...