Parenting in and of itself is an overwhelmingly challenging experience. Isolation, guilt, fear, disappointment, worry, anger, and many other emotions are all entirely natural when you are parenting a child with a behavioral disorder. While all parents will experience challenges in their parenting journey, none are quite the same as the challenges presented by a child with a tendency to be defiant.
Sadly, it can force you to relentlessly question yourself as a parent, as the methods that work for other families do not work for you and your child. Without appropriate support, these battles you're contending with can make parenting a tremendously demanding experience; emotionally, physically, and mentally.
Learning how to form a more peaceful atmosphere will grant you and your family access to a more positive, enjoyable space to co-exist. Through these shifts, it will become far easier for you to guide, teach, and raise your child in a positive manner, while experiencing the true joys of parenting.
Whether you have been experiencing troubles right from the start, or they are related to a recent growth spurt, there is no reason why you should not be able to experience relief from these challenges. Through adjustments in your mindset, a deeper understanding of how you can support your child, and more effective parenting strategies, you can discover the best way to parent your child with success.