• Holding Hands

    How to Shift your Child’s Behavior

    A few weeks ago my 5 year old and I decided to head to the beach… The weather was good so we were going to ride our bikes. I packed beach toys, sand buckets, drinks, and a lunch. I had the bike wagon loaded up and we were almost ready to head out. Just then I turned around to see my daughter standing in the doorway wearing a pink dress-up costume, dress-up jewelry and pink plastic fuzzy dress-up slippers? Really? She knew we were heading to the beach. I wanted to scream. I was not ready to deal with the challenge of getting her to change. Then again what choice did I have? How…