Does your family struggle to manage big emotions? Most do. Big emotions are a reality for all of us, but we often don’t practice how to express and feel big in safe and healthy ways. We certainly don’t talk about our big feels enough- especially the ones that are perceived as negative.
Category: Build Family Connection PODCAST
If you’ve ever wondered about why building a relationship matters and how it fits with holding kids accountable and creating responsible adults, you are not alone. I get this question all the time!
Sometimes when our older kids come and ask for our help or share their problems, what they’re really asking for is for us to listen. We often jump in too quickly and begin trying to fix their problems. Then, they end up rejecting our ideas or tuning us out. So frustrating, right? In episode 135, we cover 3 key questions you can use to guide you in these tricky conversations. I’ll give you a hint….we need to stop assuming they want our solutions! Anyone else struggle with this? Good thing we get to learn together.
Whether your child is a big kid or a little kid, transitions can be tough. It might be the start of school, a new activity, or group of friends. Listen in for specific ways to support your child and calm the chaos of tough transitions.
Join guest host Scott Sorensen as he shares two games that will build relationships and individuals, teach family values, and create energy shifts in your home.
Have you thought about fashion as a way to connect and build relationships in your family? Join, Paige Sorensen, our favorite fashion stylist, and guest host as she guides us through a series of questions and prompts to help us build relationships around clothing. If you’re tired of fighting over clothes, you don’t want to miss this episode.
If you have grown up in a home or community that hasn’t been historically friendly and supportive of our LGBTQ+ community, I invite you to listen in to episodes 124-127. Andrea Parks, a dear friend, therapist, and mother of a gay son shares her personal insights and professional experiences with us.
Is it easier to see the good in other people’s children? There might be a reason. Join me for an exercise that helped me see my own kids in a brighter and healthier light.