Don’t just do something – stand there.
Yes, that’s backwards from how you usually hear it.
Sometimes it is important to take action.
But other times it’s important to hold space or give your presence.
When your child is upset and expressing an intense emotion like sadness, anger, or frustration, it’s the perfect time to give your loving connection.
You might think you understand what connection IS, but just to be sure let’s talk about some things that connection IS NOT.