• Dr. Jacqueline Cahalan

Supporting your Child During a Meltdown is Hard!

Some of the standard parenting advice for meltdowns is to be present with your child and model your calm so that they can “co-regulate” with you. This is great advice but sometimes it is easier said than done. Staying calm and helping to hold someone in their moment of distress is hard! Do your best and be kind to yourself if you struggle with this or lose patience. You can always take a break if you get overwhelmed or come back later to repair if something didn’t go as well as you would like. The important thing is to do your best and to keep showing up and trying. Learn more here in this bride video

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