Ep 72: Headstrong Children – How to Manage Them
 

When we have a child who seems hellbent on arguing with everything we ask of them, making up their own rules, and struggling to manage their emotions – it can leave its mark on all of us.   

We often feel like we’re parenting in a war zone and then feel guilty and sad with how we’ve handled things. There isn’t a magic wand approach which will change everything, yet my seven strategies could just save your sanity and relationship with your child, without breaking their spirit. 

 

Here are the highlights: 

(00:41) There’s no quick fix 

(05:45) Reframing the situation 

(10:51) Give your children control within set parameters 

(17:36) Experiential learning 

(22:54) You cannot over-communicate with a headstrong child 

Find out more and connect with Dr.Maryhan at www.drmaryhan.com  

To access the free resources mentioned in this episode visit https://drmaryhan.com/library  

To find out how you can help tackle mental health in the UK and support One Million Moments visit http://onemillionmoments.org 

To purchase your ticket for my next online talk visit  Supporting Children who Worry at 8pm on 9th November 2022

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