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  • The Struggle for Independence

    Understand and effectively respond to the fact that kids want independence. Your parenting needs adjusting when this struggle surfaces. Celebrate it! It is part of developing a healthy self.

  • Taking a Step Back

    Insecurities can surface in kids and you can see this in regressive behavior, no matter what age your child is. How far do you step back to help them through this? What works to build their resilience and emotional security?

  • Children Have Difficulty Expressing Feelings

    Babies cry. Toddlers have temper tantrums and hit, bite, scratch and pinch! Four year olds say, "I hate you!" and older kids say, "I hate myself, my life....." How to help them through this!

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    Behaviors that Challenge Parents
    • VIDEO - Chapter Two - Overview FREE PREVIEW
    • VIDEO - Introduction to Tell Me It's a Stage!
    • PDF - Introduction to Tell Me It's a Stage! (This PDF accompanies the lecture that you just watched above.)
    • VIDEO - The Struggle for Independence!
    • PDF - The Struggle for Independence! (This PDF accompanies the lecture that you just watched above.)
    • VIDEO - The Fear of Independence!
    • PDF - The Symptoms of the Fear of Independence! (This PDF accompanies the lecture that you just watched above.)
    • VIDEO - Children Struggle with Feelings!
    • PDF - Children Struggle with Feelings! (This PDF accompanies the lecture that you just watched above.)
    • VIDEO - Egocentricity!
    • PDF - Egocentricity! (This PDF accompanies the lecture that you just watched above.)

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