4 Steps Parents Need to Handle Even the Most Challenging Behaviors
Facing the most challenging behavior of your child is a devastating experience for any parent. In those moments, it's normal to feel afraid, hopeless, embarrassed, or even angry. In one of such moments, I thought Jason would divorce me… Seriously - after an epic fight, he took our daughter and drove off to his parents’ place. However, we soon realized that it’s crucial not to let these emotions take over. Because it obviously doesn’t lead to anything good.In life, we cannot avoid storms like this one. You are going to deal with your kids' meltdowns, arguments with your spouse, having your teenager screaming "I hate you" and breaking things, and other challenging situations. However, we can prepare for them and get through them with minimal damage. Therefore, in this week’s episode, I am sharing a 4-step ride-the-storm plan that can help you survive the eye of the storm and remain calm during epic tantrums, outbursts, and meltdowns.Developing this plan using the Calm the Chaos Framework can help you prepare for inevitable challenges and keep everyone safe and connected.We will show you how to create a plan for surviving tough moments, whether it's a fight over electronics, a disagreement with your spouse, or having both of your kids in a knock-down fight. Tune in and find out how this plan can help you weather the storm and emerge stronger on the other side. Let’s dive in!Key Takeaways:The day that I thought our marriage was over (00:00)Creating a ride-the-storm plan (02:29)What does survival mode look like? (04:23)Stage one - survive the storm (07:15)Four steps of You-Cue to follow (13:07)Recap (30:16)Additional resources:🔍 Check out my website 📖 Pre-order your copy of Calm The Chaos Book 🗓️ Take the Routine Cure course and keep your days organized and running smoothly 👉 Check out my YouTube channel Connect with me on social media:🔹 TikTok 🔹 Instagram 🔹 Facebook Calm the Chaos Parenting is a podcast offering parents practical tools and strategies to navigate the challenges of raising strong-willed, highly sensitive, and neurodivergent children.🎧 Follow us on your favorite platform so you never miss an episode!