The Empowering Parents Podcast

Even as adults, managing our anger can be hard, and we’ve had years of practice. For our children, who are just learning about their emotions, keeping their anger in check can be especially difficult. As parents, we can help by teaching our children to recognize what sets them off so that they too can keep their anger in check. On today's podcast, learn 8 Steps to Anger Management for Kids.


Direct download: EP_Podcast-2014-08-26.mp3
Category:Kids and Family -- posted at: 12:53pm EDT

What can you do when your child just refuses to get up and go to school? You’ve yelled, nagged, pleaded and even tried bribing her, but she just digs her heels in and says, “Nope, not going, no matter what you do.” Maybe this has never happened to you—or maybe it happens every day. On this week's podcast, learn exactly what you can and can't control as a parent.

Direct download: EP_Podcast-2014-08-19.mp3
Category:Kids and Family -- posted at: 12:54pm EDT

What causes bad child behavior? James Lehman says it happens because children don’t yet know how to solve problems effectively. To put it another way, they're trying to handle many of the situations that life throws at them by acting out. On today's podcast, 5 tips to help you cope with bad child behavior.

Direct download: EP_Podcast-2014-08-12.mp3
Category:Kids and Family -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Does it seem like every time you tell your child “No,” it turns into a tug-of-war? Many parents find themselves in a negotiation with their children when they are met with any kind of resistance. On today's podcast, 5 tips to help you avoid over-negotiating with your child.

Direct download: EP_Podcast-2014-08-05.mp3
Category:Kids and Family -- posted at: 12:03pm EDT