When parents first start looking for behavior solutions, they are usually looking to stop bad or obnoxious behaviors. The other side of that coin is working on encouraging kids to do good things, and the things they are supposed to be doing like finishing their homework, getting ready to go in the morning, and eating their dinner.
It is such a joy to watch your child grow into their independence and adulthood. It’s also a real challenge to figure out how to interact with them on a daily basis! Teen brains are changing and developing in much the same way that toddler brains do – by leaps and bounds – and it can be confusing for both teens and parents.
Bedtime can be an amazing time for bonding and connection with your kids. We also know it can also be frustrating when both you and your kids are tired and bedtime becomes a battle. Don’t worry, there’s a solution!