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As we come out of the pandemic, Michelle Gambs, parenting coach, author and psychotherapist, has what you need to know about normal team behavior that may not feel normal to you,

Below are three topics she covered in today’s segment. Watch the video above for all the details.

1.  5 normal needs that your child/teen is getting met and why the 5th need has parents holding their breath

2.  Why it is important for us parents to be a “dispassionate cop” with our teenagers. What is that?

3.  Why punishment is ineffective and consequences work — especially consequences with the “4 Rs

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Michelle Gambs, parenting coach, says there are five needs that each of us have, and today she explained how to meet those needs for your kids and how that can help lead to better behavior.

1. Belonging

2. Love-give and receive

3. Power

4. To feel special/valued/important

5. Experiment and explore

Children WILL get their needs met, appropriately or inappropriately, whatever works and whatever we train them to do.

It helps for us to look at them through that lens of five needs to understand why they might be doing what they are doing and that it is not personal to us.

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