3 Rs of RecoveryParenting tip: Making mistakes isn't as important as what we do about it. ~ 3 Rs of Recovery: Recognize, Reconcile, & Resolve"
Use these steps after you have had a chance to cool off (Nelson, 1995).
RECOGNIZE the mistake with feeling of responsibility instead of blame.
RECONCILE by apologizing. Children are so forgiving.
RESOLVE the problem by working together on a respectful solution.