This past calendar year has given most of us more time together as a family. We’ve likely all discovered some strengths and noticed a few weaknesses. Making changes in our family requires courage and starts with one simple step. Join me for today’s conversation about moving forward with our weaknesses.
Category: Build Family Connection PODCAST
Every parent receives much dreaded bad news from their child. None of us like it…..ever! How we respond in the earliest moments of the conversation can shape our path moving forward. A calm response doesn’t come naturally to most of us, but we can practice. We can arm ourselves with a few phrases to calm the freak out and move forward together with our kiddo.
If you’ve ever felt anxious or worried about your kids safety, or struggled to implement the power of positive thinking, then Episode #82 is for you. Join me to talk about realistic expectations and what to expect when trying to navigate anxious or negative thoughts in a practical way.
I had the chance recently to learn from a particularly contentious conversation at home. Interestingly enough, we shared the same opinion. Join me for this episode where we talk about how to shift the energy in a critical conversation and work towards connection instead of contention.
Learning to share control within a family is hard. As parents, we have gained so much knowledge and experience that we want to share with our kids. The problem is, they don’t always want to hear it. In this episode, we talk about the importance of offering choices to older kids and teens as a way to share control and build trust.
The violence on Capitol Hill has brought up yet again the topic of parenting our kids through anxiety-inducing times. Listen for ideas on coaching our kids through big feelings they may be having at this time.