Many parents say they believe in respectful parenting strategies, but they worry — or their friends or family members warn them — that these strategies will handicap children in the future.
After all, not everyone will treat them with respect, and they need to be prepared for a harsh world out there!
In this episode, you will learn:
- Why respectful parenting is not the same thing as permissive parenting (and why permissive parenting is actually disrespectful!)
- Why respectful parenting strategies foster more resilience, not less
- Action you can take to set your children up for success, in even the most challenging environments… while still treating them with respect.
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 53: Why Unconditional Support Is Not Permissiveness
Your Parenting Long Game Episode 39: How to Respond To Kids’ Negative Emotions When Things Don’t Go Their Way
Your Parenting Long Game Episode 88: How to Make It Easier for Kids to Use Healthy Coping Strategies
Your Parenting Long Game Episode 51: Respectful Discipline: What It Sounds Like to Balance Firmness With Respect
EPISODE SUMMARY + ACTION TO TAKE
Want a little more? Get summary of the episode, plus action to take to make a shift to Long Game parenting.