Our parenting days usually consists of operating from each end of the parenting spectrum, proactive and reactive. Proactive parenting is a more encouraging and productive strategy for both ourselves and our children. When are reactive we tend to use harsher words like “stop!” or “no we cannot”. Do you feel like you fall into the trap of being more reactive than proactive with your child? Do you start to question yourself with the “Why am I doing this?” or “What am I doing wrong?”. We feel powerless, frustrated and disappointed. When we start feeling like this, let’s take a step back and see how we can achieve a more proactive resolution.
Proactive Parenting vs. Reactive Parenting
First, let’s be honest, we all have good and challenging parenting days. The days that we have struggles should not define our entire outlook on our parenting abilities. Hopefully, these concepts will help you transition to more proactive parenting moments. They have definitely helped me. [Read more…]This post may contain affiliate links, please review my disclosure policy .