It’s likely that your children and adolescents are complaining now more than ever… and let’s be honest, it can get pretty annoying.
So it makes sense that your instinct is to try to motivate them to think more positively or have a better attitude. But trying to do this takes a lot of energy, and the effort really isn’t necessary.
In this episode, you’ll learn:
- How to turn around negative attitudes without wasting energy trying to get them to stop complaining
- How to work with their complaints instead of against them… and how this can help them get out of Yuck
- 2 simple questions to ask to help make their negative attitude more productive
Mentioned in this episode:
Rachel Bailey’s Parenting Academy: Join us to release your Yuck and connect with others. We’re better together!
(Also receive the benefits of interaction with me in a private Facebook group + Office Hours, scripts and “Say This, Not That” phrases, on-demand resources to address children’s behavior and moods, and more)
Related to this episode:
Your Parenting Long Game Episode 42: A Simple Action to Reduce Yuck
EPISODE SUMMARY + QUESTIONS FOR YOU
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