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Real World Peaceful Parenting with Lisa Smith | Want Calm Kids? Co-Regulation is the Answer
Have you ever noticed how calm you feel, simply by being in the presence of a calm person? On the flip side, have you noticed how one person’s panic can quickly become your panic too? Calmness isn’t just an attitude. It’s a mindset that emanates confidence and allows for self-regulation. Practicing self-regulation is challenging, even...
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Real World Peaceful Parenting with Lisa Smith | Resentment: The Secret Poison in Relationships
Have you ever noticed your child or teen harboring feelings of resentment? Whether it’s towards siblings, friends, or situations they perceive as unfair, resentment is a heavy burden to carry at any age.  As parents, I know you find it difficult to manage, accept, and parent resentment when it shows up. Many of us have...
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Real World Peaceful Parenting with Lisa Smith | Become the Parent Your Child Wants to Turn To
Today, we’re tackling a fundamental aspect of nurturing healthy relationships with our children: building trust. Trust is the cornerstone of a strong parent-child bond, but it doesn’t just naturally happen. One amazing way you can lay the groundwork for lifelong trust is by cultivating compassion. When you were growing up and life threw you a...
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Real World Peaceful Parenting with Lisa Smith | How to End the Cycle of Yelling at Your Kids
Are you struggling in a cycle of yelling, threatening, and punishing? Do you long for a new way to get your kids to cooperate? Maybe you come from a generational cycle of yelling in your family, and it seems like the only thing that works. What can you do to end the arguing, domination, and...
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Real World Peaceful Parenting with Lisa Smith | How to Listen to Your Children So It Makes a Difference
I’m here each week to share simple but effective tools that help you create deep connection with your kids. As we know, connection is the secret to cooperation. And this week, I’m sharing one of the most powerful tools for creating that deep connection with your children. I was recently reminded of one of the...
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Real World Peaceful Parenting with Lisa Smith | When You and Your Kids Don’t Agree: How to Stay Connected & Honor Their Autonomy
You’ve probably instilled very deliberate morals, family values, or religious beliefs into your child over the years. But what do you do when, as they grow older, they begin to develop their own opinions and convictions that might deviate from yours? How do you maintain a strong connection with your child, tween, teen, or adult...
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Real World Peaceful Parenting with Lisa Smith | From Power Struggle to Peaceful Parenting: A Follow-Up Conversation with Valeria
A few weeks ago, you heard Valeria on the show. She reached out for help and we had an amazing coaching conversation where we talked about navigating fear and anger in parenting, setting limits, letting go of guilt, and connecting before correcting. A couple of weeks after our initial conversation, I asked Valeria how it...
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Real World Peaceful Parenting with Lisa Smith | The First Step in Real World Peaceful Parenting
As parents, we’ve all faced a situation where an immediate reaction might not be the most productive thing for us to do. Maybe you’re facing a tantrum, power struggle, disagreement, or pure defiance, and in these moments, our instinct is to react impulsively. Maybe being reactionary is how you’ve always operated, or this was modeled...
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Real World Peaceful Parenting with Lisa Smith | When Different Coparenting Styles Collide
In keeping with the theme of self-regulation throughout 2024, this week, I’m diving into the intricacies of coparenting with a focus on one common challenge that comes up: what to do when you’re not on the same page as your coparent. I recently had a coaching call with a couple we’ll call Dan and Sophie....
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Real World Peaceful Parenting with Lisa Smith | Limits and Rules: Why They Matter and How to Peacefully Enforce Them
Rules and limits are more than just guidelines for responsible behavior. They are the foundation upon which our children build their understanding of the world around them. I’m always reminding parents of how rules and limits help our children to thrive and feel empowered, but what do you do when it comes to actually enforcing...
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