Robyn Rausch talk to Authority Magazine about five easy things that parents can do to help children to feel loved and connected while still setting boundaries and expectations. Read a snippet below and check out the full interview here.
"After understanding the incredible impact of connection and disconnection, it is important for parents to know one more fact. You do not have to connect perfectly. Research suggests that to develop healthy attachment and all the other positive benefits of connection, children only need parents to be in tune and connected with them 30% of the time, AND half that 30% can be repairs where the adult created disconnection, but then apologized and repairs with connection after the fact. In other words, if this was a math test, you could fail with a 15%, redo it to earn an extra 15%, and pass with flying colors. Parent’s do not need to be perfect, and being imperfect in front of your children promotes connection."
Check out the rest of the article here.