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Handling the Upset at the End of Special Time

YOUR VIDEO:  Spoiled Outing Stuff as Special Time Ends
Upset when the timer goes off can feel like they've spoiled your outing together.  It's a signal that feelings are bubbling up and they are asking for help.  We can start to see upset – even in good times – as a signal for help.
YOUR ARTICLE:  Why Do My Kids Cry After We Have Good Fun
Your warm 100% attention during Special Time, can invite the feelings.  Leave a buffer of time to listen to their upset, so they can offload pent up feelings while you stay and offer support.

Fridge List:  Here are more ways your child might be signaling for help, in addition to the Spoiled Outing

PDF: How Children Signal for Help

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