Episode 67: When You Want School Mornings to be More Relaxed with Tara H
EPISODE 67 THE PARENTING MENTOR: When you Want School Mornings to be More Relaxed with Tara H
Tara is struggling with getting her 5-year old daughter to school on time. Ideally, Tara wants her daughter to be able to settle in before school starts, which means being a few minutes early. However, her daughter prefers to flounder and drag her feet creating stress, frustration and yelling in the home. She isn’t focused on all the tasks that Tara thinks need to happen before getting in the car.
Today we talk about how to focus on your goal of getting the kids to school on time and what that might mean. We discuss breaking down tasks for our kids so they don’t get overwhelmed with the commands. We dive into teaching kids powerful life skills like time management and problem solving.
If you’re also having stressful mornings, this is a great episode for you. Gain some perspective and strategies to help your child manage their mornings.
“What you’re in fact doing is teaching her really amazing life skills. Helping her to figure these things out on her own is an important life skill. So it’s not about having her teeth brushed. It’s not about having her shoes tied. It’s about the process of learning to do those things in a relaxed, timely way.” - Sue Groner
This week on The Parenting Mentor:
- Tangible tips and tools for teaching kids about time management.
- Tips for empowering and fun games to teach your kids to get ready in the morning.
- Specific conversation tips for positive and effective communication and raising independent children.
- Tips for getting on your kid’s team and why this creates respect and stronger communication.
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If you want to reduce the everyday stress and anxiety that inevitably come with parenting and learn to be a happier and more relaxed parent, then this is the place for you.
Here, you can listen in on real sessions with parents who open up about the specific challenges they face with children from 2 to 22. Listen along and gain perspectives and strategies to help you parent with sanity and joy.
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