Let’s focus on more than simply changed behavior.
As a parent, I need to regularly evaluate the effectiveness of the strategies and tools that I use with my kiddos. It’s not enough to just see changed behavior, I also need my child to be growing in relationship with me. I need to be promoting trust.
Our eyes send some intense messages and can be used in a myriad of different ways. Am I intentionally using my eyes to help my child feel valued and precious? Do my show my child that I am safe?