If you have a child who tends to have big emotions or reactions, you’ve probably tried so many different things to reduce the drama in that moment.

But you may not have found much success, so you’re dealing with the drama over and over (or you’re walking on eggshells to prevent that big reaction!).

In this episode, you will learn: 

  • Why what you’ve tried to make “dramatic” situations better doesn’t work 
  • Exactly what to focus on as your child is having a big emotion so that the situation goes more smoothly
  • 2 simple statements to use so that you can incorporate this strategy right away

Mentioned in this episode: 

The “Respond Effectively to Big Emotions” 4-Week Skill-Building Program

Your Parenting Long Game, Episode 24: Responding to Kids’ Negative Behavior in the Moment
Your Parenting Long Game, Episode 21: How Our Past and Present Makes Parenting Harder
You Parenting Long Game, Episode 44: How to Find More Energy to Give You and Your Kids What You Need






Want a little more? Get summary of the episode, plus action to take to make a shift to Long Game parenting.

What Works When Your Child Has a Big Emotion or Reaction