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Ep 025: Helping Children Find Their Voice and Respect the Choice of Others


Children who find their voice have a strong sense of who they are, are able to stand up for themselves, can express their views without fear, are respectful of others, accept differences, and as a result are well-liked by their peers. I believe, as parents, we should all be striving to raise children with a voice as all these character traits are key to living an adult life confidently and compassionately.

In this podcast episode I share my top five strategies and a great free resource to help you get started!


Here are the highlights: 

{1:38} Children are buildings under construction

{5:38} Create opportunities for children to express their opinion

{8:03} The Conscious Parent by Shefali Tsabary

{11:42} The power of undivided attention

{15:12} Introvert vs Extrovert

{22:29} Pay attention and listen to your child’s perspective


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