Of course we want our kids to think more positively. Not only do we know the reasons that positive thinking is better for us, but let’s be honest, hearing constant negativity can be draining!

Unfortunately, with some kids, we encourage them to think more positively… and they still don’t.

In this episode, you will learn: 

  • Why certain kids are more resistant to thinking more positively
  • How to respond effectively to their negativity
  • How to foster more resilience so you don’t have to address it so often in the moment.

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 27: Teaching Kids to Cope With Feelings in a Healthy Way
Your Parenting Long Game Episode 83: Strong-Willed Behavior / Flexible Thinking Skills
Your Parenting Long Game Episode 36: A Tool to Help You Stay Calm (Changing Your Story)
Your Parenting Long Game Episode 61: Let Go of Trying to Change Kids’ Negative Attitudes 

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How to Teach Children to Think More Positively