It makes our lives easier when children don’t insist that things need to go their way….when they can go with the flow. But often children who don’t insist on things going a certain way ALSO don’t ask for what they do need. And they may not stand up for themselves to others — siblings, friends, peers, or even adults — when necessary.
In this episode, you will learn:
- Why children may not stand up for themselves, even when you’ve told them how important it is and taught them what to say
- How you can teach them to become more assertive so they know (and show) that they matter too
- What you need to do for yourself to ensure that your child can be successful
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 57: Supporting Siblings of Children Who Take Our Time and Energy
Your Parenting Long Game Episode 21: How Our Past and Present Affects Our Parenting
Your Parenting Long Game Episode 36: A Tool to Help You React Less
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.