This video shows how to put into action some of the key ideas presented in Chapter 7 “Focus on What You DO Want” in the book “How to Raise a Happy Child (and be happy too).”
In this scenario, author and kid whisperer Heather Criswell shows a situation where she focuses on what she DOES want. She focuses on what she wants in the moment, what she wants for her family overall and what her child really wants. As a bonus, she shares how she would handle allowance/rewards.
This video stands alone as great advice for moms, dads, and anyone communicating with kids. It has even greater meaning and depth after reading the chapter in this book. Get more great information about parenting and the book throughout this site.