Your language, attitude and tone ALL affect your child's ability to meet your expectations. Learning to change the way you speak can take time and practice.
Sometimes, you won't know WHAT to say. It's okay to be silent. Being respectful is more important than saying the "right" thing.
Practicing mindfulness will allow your body to relax and your mind to open up to the words and creative solutions that already exist within you.
Download and save (print + hang up) my TEACH Tool. This info-graphic outlines my five steps for peaceful conflict resolution and gives you conscious communication language examples for implementing each step.