Because understanding how to deal with strong-willed behavior (learning self-control) is better learned in childhood with a moms and dad who really loves them sufficient to weather the storm.
This is when moms and dads can jump right back to no. 1: leaning into hard behavior with empathy and validation.
4. Young ones will communicate until they feel heard.
Whether young ones communicate straight or via concealed message, a very important factor does work: young ones continues to communicate until they feel heard.
Unless they have been sure you received their message, they are going to carry on attempting to communicate by any means they discover how. (more…)