So many of us think (or say), “I would be more patient if my child would just do what I ask the first time I ask…” or “I wouldn’t raise my voice if my kids didn’t fight…” Often without realizing it, as parents we are letting our children’s behavior control our behavior.
In this episode, you will learn:
- Why losing your cool makes so much sense
- Tips to stay in control of yourself, even when you are unhappy with your child’s behavior, mood, or attitude.
- Simple, fill-in-the blank statements you can use to keep your cool
Mentioned in this episode:
Rachel Bailey’s Parenting Academy: Get answers to your personal questions, solutions for your individual situation, and support with taking action and staying on track
Your Parenting Long Game Episode 23: A Simple Strategy to Feel More in Control (and Lose Control Less)
Your Parenting Long Game Episode 36: A Tool to Help You Stay Calm, React More Effectively, and Regret Less
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EPISODE SUMMARY + ACTION TO TAKE
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