Essay in The New York Times Motherlode

My new piece in the NYT Motherlode is about shifting your own expectations in the middle of a child’s anger. What is the goal when we go toe-to-toe with a child?

Children can’t understand how anger works unless we encourage them to wrestle it with safe people. Their attempts may be uncomfortable or excessive.

Read Teaching Your Child to Wrangle, Not Reject, Rage and share it on Facebook, Twitter or Google+.

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