Parental overreaction is a common phenomenon that can lead to negative consequences for children. It can be defined as an extreme and disproportionate response to a child’s behavior or actions. It is often characterized by excessive criticism, punishment, and control of the child’s behavior. Parental overreaction can have long-term effects on the child’s self-esteem, sense of security, and relationships with family members. This “Mommy Minute” video will explore the causes of parental overreaction and discuss strategies for parents to help manage their reactions in a more constructive way.
Tips to curve parental overreacting:
- Step 1: Reduce Cumulative stress
- Step 2: Identify Your Triggers
- Step 3: Learn the Internal Signs That You Are Becoming Upset
- Step 4: When You Recognize Your Pattern, Pause and Name It with “Parts Language”
- Step 5: Take Space to Take Care of Yourself
- Step 6: Come Back to Your Child and Repair any Ruptures