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218: Uncovering the Strong-Willed Child with Dr. Sarah Miller

By December 27, 2022November 7th, 2023Mastermind Parenting Podcast

Dr. Sarah Miller and I work together to create a quiz that will help people determine if their child is strong-willed. Through her experience as a pediatrician, she has identified red flags that could signify a medical condition. In addition to traditional screenings, she suggests looking at a child’s sleep, mealtimes, transitions, and nutrition. She also emphasizes the importance of recognizing patterns and understanding a child’s temperament. Ultimately, she believes it is possible to harness a child’s strong will and turn it into a strength.

In this episode, you will learn the following:

  1. Uncovering the difference between strong-willed behavior and medical conditions
  2. Using boundary setting to help manage strong-willed behavior
  3. Understanding the four temperaments of babies to prepare for strong-willed behavior in the future.

As always, thanks for listening, and be sure and head over to Facebook and you can join my free group Mastermind Parenting Community, where we post tips and tools and do pop up Live conversations where I do extra teaching and coaching to support you in helping your strong-willed children so that they can FEEL better and DO better. If you enjoyed this episode and think that others could benefit from listening, please share it!

About Randi Rubenstein

Randi Rubenstein helps parents with a strong-willed kiddo become a happier family and enjoy the simple things again like bike rides and beach vacays.

She’s the founder of Mastermind Parenting, host of the Mastermind Parenting podcast, and author of The Parent Gap. Randi works with parents across the U.S.

At Mastermind Parenting, we believe every human deserves to have a family that gets along.

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