Children don’t misbehave. Instead, they behave to meet a need. Problems happen when their need conflicts with ours (Thomas Gordon, Parent Effectiveness Training, P.E.T.). Perhaps the first step we could take is to respond to the underlying need, rather than react to the surface behaviour. http://www.parentskills.com.au/blog/danger-taking-your-child%E2%80%99s-behaviour-personally #peacefulparenting #respectfulparenting #gentleparenting #parenting #children
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