Parenting Made Easier: The HELP Strategy for Calmer Homes

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On ‘What’s Trending,’ hosts Patricia Wu, Jessica Reyes, and guest Dr. Cortina Peters discuss the HELP Strategy, a powerful tool for turning those difficult moments into opportunities for connection.

Halt and Empathize 

Take a pause before reacting, and focus on understanding your child’s emotions to offer validation.

Set Limits, Offer Solutions 

Let your child know their feelings are valid, but set behavioral limits. Then, provide alternatives for handling their emotions constructively.

Provide a Safe Space 

Physical closeness and reassurance during challenging moments help your child feel secure and supported.

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