Gentle

Instead of Threats and Counting…

The other night was a test of patience.  Our little one, who is 2.5, was practically bouncing off the walls and could not hold still even for a moment to allow us to help her get ready for bed.  She tends to act very hyper when she’s especially tired, so it’s not like this was… Read More Instead of Threats and Counting…

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Give Your Energy to the Behavior You Want to See

A friend of mine, who also happens to be a Marriage and Family Counselor and BCBA, often gave what I considered a fantastic speech during trainings we used to do together.  He would ask our audience during which scenario more energy was being displayed.  Then he would dramatically shout something like the following: “What are… Read More Give Your Energy to the Behavior You Want to See