You may have such good intentions about staying calm when addressing your children’s behavior.

But when you’ve asked them to do something over and over, or when they’re being aggressive or disrespectful, or when they’re melting down over the smallest thing, it is HARD to keep your cool.

In this episode, you will learn: 

  • Why it’s so hard to stay calm, even when we’ve promised ourselves we will 
  • A simple tool for handling triggering situations more effectively 
  • How to choose a response that will lead to a lot less guilt and regret

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

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Your Parenting Long Game Episode 19: Create a Parenting Avatar
Your Parenting Long Game Episode 48: How to Get Yourself Out of Yuck so You Don’t Do Things You Regret
Your Parenting Long Game Episode 62: Let Go of Believing You Can’t Feel Better Until Others Change

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