Using Empathy With Discipline

Written by: Dr. Barrie Morganstein

It’s easy for most parents to have tons of empathy for their kids when they fall off their bikes or don’t make the soccer team.  However, it’s much harder for parents to keep calm and stay positive when the kids haven’t been pulling their weight around the house.  Dr. Barrie Morganstein shares how using empathy makes discipline easier for mom and dad, defuses potentially emotional situations, and even makes limits more palatable for kids.