Episode 17: Why It’s Hard to Stay Calm as a Parent

In this episode, I go over 3 reasons why staying calm as a parent is hard. I have been getting this question a lot lately, so I am sharing some insights and solutions to help parents find their inner calm state. We will discuss how staying calm will help you be a better parent to your children and yourself.

Show notes:

 

Staying calm as a parent isn’t always easy, I go over 3 of the reasons I see the most with this. It’s so important to discover triggers and blocks that you have to help reframe how to stay calm during stressful situations as a parent. We will go over this and so much more! 

 

What we cover on why it’s hard to stay calm as a parent:

 

  • Why understanding your parenting triggers is so important in helping to stay calm.
  • What my trigger was when my children were young and how I reframed it. 
  • How using my PARR method helps with dealing with your parenting trigger. 
  • Question yourself about how you stay calm when triggered; this will help how you address the behavior
  • Work on identifying your parenting block, the things you tell yourself about how to be a good parent.
  • Having a demanding job does not mean you are doing a bad job as a parent. 
  • Get clear on what you and your family really need. 
  • Why I do what I do as a parenting coach. 
  • There have been two very different parent camps, very judgemental and list to follow or the free-spirited, with no structure. 
  • Why you shouldn’t be ashamed that your child is lying.
  • Why being able to get a handle on your ability to stay calm helps you to be a better parent. 
  • You can only work on how you respond to what you can’t control. 

 

Resources: 

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