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SOURCE:  Melissa Wright, MA, LPC, RPT, NCC/GoodTherapy.org

How many times have I heard “So, do you have a manual for my kid?”

We learn early on in parenting that there is no such thing.

For first time parents, it is hard to know what’s common for a certain age, or what a typical reaction is when going through a stressful experience. When kids come to therapy, working with the parents can be as important as working with the child. Once parents have a grasp of developmental standards or typical reactions, they can support the child by finding new methods to manage emotions and behaviors.

Follow this link to the rest of this article:  http://www.goodtherapy.org/blog/parenting-guide-behavior-punishment/

 

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