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May 7, 2014 1:12 AM

Communities that Care: Create parent-child cooperation with positive strategies

Children often resist when we say no. Naturally, they have ideas about how they want things to be and they want some control over their lives. Parents and caregivers can create a positive environment that encourages cooperation through some simple communication skills. Remembering to use these skills is the challenge for a concept called positive noticing, which is the encouragement of behavior you want to see.

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