Episode 82

Episode 82

One of the things that exhausts us most as parents is having to deal with others’ big emotions — especially when we’re dealing with them so frequently. Of course we always want to try to teach our kids tools to deal with their own emotions…but in the...
Episode 81

Episode 81

We all want our children to feel good about themselves, and often we try to instill a sense of confidence by praising or complimenting them. Unfortunately, praise and compliments often lead to a sense of entitlement rather than healthy self-esteem. In this episode,...
Episode 80

Episode 80

While it can be valuable to learn “long-game” parenting tips and tools, it can also be helpful to learn how to apply those tips and tools to real situations! In this episode, you will learn:  The difference between long-game solutions and band-aid...
Episode 79

Episode 79

While it’s difficult to see children being mean to others, it’s just as hard to hear them being mean to themselves, saying things like “I’m stupid,” “I’m ugly,” or “I have no friends.” And often the way we respond to those statements doesn’t seem to make them feel...
Episode 78

Episode 78

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...
Episode 77

Episode 77

If you have a child who tends to have big emotions or reactions, you’ve probably tried so many different things to reduce the drama in that moment. But you may not have found much success, so you’re dealing with the drama over and over (or you’re walking on eggshells...