Remember in my post, We long to trust and be trusted, I wrote about the children receiving a spike of oxytocin? Well, listen to this:
All behavior arises from stress. To eliminate negative behavior you must strive to trigger the oxytocin response in your child. It is the experience of the love hormone which helps the body ultimately to calm stress thereby decreasing or eliminating negative behavior.
Looks like oxytocin is more than just a pleasant feeling, but is very important in helping children decrease stress and improve behavior! Watch this video to learn more about how oxytocin impacts children’s behavior: