And it’s why all their advice feels a lot like judgment–and scolding. You! The Parent!
What if–instead of you getting your boy to fall in line with your adult thinking–you were able to decode what he’s already thinking, feeling, and doing?
Here’s the deal with your boy: he’s growing and developing and crazy cool things are happening with his body and brain all the time. And sometimes that means what worked with him yesterday simply isn’t going to work anymore. And other times that means we’re expecting way too much of him. Or way too little from him.