Parenting comes with its unique set of challenges, and one common struggle many parents encounter is dealing with a child who complains frequently. Whether it’s about food, chores, or activities, complaints can quickly become a source of frustration for both parents and children. However, by mastering the skill of parental attunement, you can better understand the underlying reasons behind your child’s complaints and effectively address them. Let’s delve into the concept of attunement and explore practical strategies for navigating your child’s complaints.
Just as we adults have our moments of distraction and forgetfulness, so do our kids! The difference is, most adults are aware when a misstep occurs how they can reel it back in quite promptly and efficiently to get back on track. This is not a skill we were born with, it was learned.