After a year of spending so much (sometimes negative) time with your children, you may feel that your relationship with them isn’t where you want it to be.

But you may not know how to improve things except to “spend more positive time with them”…which you may not have the time or desire to do!

And maybe you’ve even tried to improve your relationship, but your children are resistant.

In this episode, you will learn: 

  • Why deposits are not about being nice, focusing on the positive, or giving children what they want 
  • Why children might resist our efforts to spend time in their world
  • How to make “micro deposits” — actions that don’t take much time and that will improve the likelihood that your children will actually want more positive moments with you.

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 71: Yuck Dumps for You
Your Parenting Long Game, Episode 74: Get Time to Yourself
Your Parenting Long Game, Episode 9: Give Kids What They Need, Not What They Want (Deposits)
Your Parenting Long Game, Episode 13: Improve Your Connection With Your Child, Even When You Don’t Have Much Time or Energy
Your Parenting Long Game, Episode 45: How to Find Time for (And Get the Most Out of) 1:1 Time
Your Parenting Long Game, Episode 6: When You Feel Like You Don’t Like Your Child (Seeing their perspective)

 

 

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Strengthen Parent-Child Relationships Using Micro Deposits