Our #skillbuilder this week is about some new and different ways you might use and share SPECIAL TIME. If offtrack behavior is a stuck or grinding gear then SPECIAL TIME is the oil that can help it turn smoothly again. In Patty’s video this week she mentions observing the tension spots over a couple of days then picking one to experiment with. Add in some SPECIAL TIME before that moment comes up again and see what happens.
Your Video – some ideas and examples of using SPECIAL TIME before tough moments
Your Article – You can teach this to other adults! There may be adults in your life who would be really good SPECIAL TIME friends for your child We call them Fairy Godparents at my house. SPECIAL TIME can feel like a drain for those of us who are constantly giving but to another adult, it may feel like a gift to be able to follow a child’s lead and see things through their eyes. And it has the added bonus of giving you a little space AND teaching your child that there are more adults in their world who are invested in them.