According to marriage and family therapist and researcher, Jon Gottman, in order for you to have a healthy relationship with your child you need to have FIVE positive interactions to every ONE negative interaction. It’s kind of like a bank account, positive interactions count as deposits and negative interactions count a big withdrawals. It’s pretty easy to have a healthy positive:negative ratio with kids who behave really well, but what about the ones that need correction often?
In today’s episode, Jeff Tesch, LMFT teaches how to connect with your child while you correct them. The techniques taught in this episode will help your disciplining count as a positive for both of you! How awesome is that?