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Ep 112: Everyone Else Is…

Whether it’s your child pulling the age old nag “everyone else is / has”, or you get caught in the parental comparison that “everyone else is, so maybe we should” I’ll help you navigate this minefield from both sides.

Here are the highlights:

(3:10) Understand that the request comes from wanting to fit in
(6:40) Acknowledge what the request means to your child
(8:36) Avoid lecturing!
(10:50) Focus your response around ‘every family is different’
(17:08) Consider an allowance
(22:30) Draw yourself back to the uniqueness of your child
(26:30) Give yourself 48 hours
(26:50) Ask yourself lots of ‘why’ questions
(28:50) Reconnect with your family values
(29:30) Connect with your tribe

Previous episode mentioned:
Ep 55: 6 Essential Skills Your Children Need You to Teach Them

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