I have tried many different parenting approaches, with little success. How is the Nurtured Heart Approach different?

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I have tried many different parenting approaches, with little success. How is the Nurtured Heart Approach different?

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The Nurtured Heart Approach functions on the understanding that intense and challenging children act out because they crave the energy we emit when we respond to their outbursts. As parents, we do the best we can with the tools we have at our disposal. When our children misbehave, we become more animated, our voices rise, and we become more intensely involved. When this scenario repeatedly plays itself out, children form the impression that in order to get relationship and connection from the important adults in their lives, they must act out. The Nurtured Heart Approach emphasizes super-energizing time-IN using a few simple techniques. The relationship is the prize for the child, so providing continual emotional nutrition, in concert with clear consequences and boundaries elicits profound results.

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We hear this concern often, and it really speaks to the diligence of people who are parenting intense children. They usually exhaust themselves trying any option they think might help their children, unfortunately, without much or lasting success. The Nurtured Heart Approach is different. It was designed in a laboratory of very intense children and produces remarkably consistent and excellent results with all children. Key to the approach is the creator’s understanding of how energy influences and affects children. Intense and challenging children act out because they crave the energy adults emit in response to their outbursts. Conventional parenting, the model most of us were raised in and therefore the model that we have inherited as our own, teaches us that when children misbehave, we should become more animated, raise our voices, and become more intensely involved in the situation. When this scenario repeatedly plays itself out, children form the impression that in order to get rel

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