Understand that your child’s behavior is a way they communicate with you. In addition of telling your child that their behavior is not acceptable, you need to show or tell them what is then the acceptable behavior.
Parental involvement is critical in a child’s journey, regardless of whether the child is with special needs or not. Parents who are involved in their child’s life, even a 10 minutes a day reading bedtime story, would amount to 760 days in their first 5 years of life.
Confidence comes from willingness to do new methods and being persistent until you see the results. This pandemic has given us the opportunity to learn from the professionals at our home, in our setting and environment.
Developing self (and child) requires time and effort. It requires resilience, persistence and commitment. Some things work out as planed while some don’t. Be kind to self when things do not work out as planned.