The Righting Reflex vs Validation, with Ned Johnson

Do you ever wonder how to be most effective when your child is upset?

Ned Johnson, co-author of What Do You Say? How to Talk with Kids to Build Motivation, Stress Tolerance and a Happy Home, says it’s a human reflex to try to problem solve when a child is upset. But logic won’t soothe your child’s hard feelings. Try this instead, which will likely help both you and your child feel better.

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