BBL193: How to Help Everyone in the Family Calm Down

Everyone in your family can get upset: crying baby, tantruming toddler, fighting kids, and an overwhelmed, angry mama yelling at them all! Stressed parents and anxious kids create a cycle of anger, stress, and more anxiety that keeps perpetuating itself - so today, I’ll share strategies to help everyone in the family calm down. When YOU know how to calm down (and get them calmed down), you’re in a better place to teach everyone how to handle their emotions in a healthy way!

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How you can help the whole family calm down

Topics I Cover in This Podcast:

  • Why your happiness key to your family’s happiness
  • How you have a lot of power over how your family feels (and why this is a GOOD thing)
  • How to harness your intuition to help your family feel happier
  • And what to do when you feel you don’t have much intuition for this mothering thing!
  • Why you need to take a moment away from your child when you feel upset
  • How to set up a “quick release” routine that helps you handle anger, frustration, and more
  • Which self-care steps can really make you a better mama
  • Hint: your children feel a LOT of anxiety (plus what to do about it)
  • Why consistency matters (and what to do when you can be consistent right away)
  • Teaching your children to honor their emotions - but not be controlled by them
  • How to create spaces to support your children when they’re overwhelmed
  • Building resiliency skills in your child: why and how
  • Helping your child show empathy and compassion for others
  • How to be there for a child who feels emotionally overwhelmed
  • What to do when you feel overwhelmed by everything - how to take the first step!
  • Building routines that help you in the moment…
  • …and building routines that help your family get calmer and happier continuously
Have a Happier family

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