As you may know, negative behaviors (aggression, disrespect, defiance, meltdowns, shutdowns) often indicate that a child is not coping in a healthy way.

And you may have tried to teach your children to use healthier coping strategies many times in the past… but they still don’t use those strategies as often as you’d like them to.

In this episode, you will learn: 

  • Why children have such a hard time using healthy coping skills
  • What you can do to make it easier for them
  • How you can increase the likelihood that they’ll use them 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 78: “When-Then” Statements: A Simple Long Game Tool for Reacting More Effectively
Your Parenting Long Game Episode 27: Teaching Kids to Cope With Feelings in a Healthy Way

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