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41: Parenting your “Other” Kids (the Non-Strong-Willed Ones)

By December 11, 2018November 3rd, 2023Mastermind Parenting Podcast
41: Parenting your “Other” Kids (the Non-Strong-Willed Ones)

In this episode, I discuss how important it is to step into being the pack leader of your family in terms of your “other” kid’s overall mental health and wellness. If you have a strong-willed kiddo hijacking your household, this episode is just for you!

Topics covered:

  • Dr. Kristin Neff and empathic resonance
  • Imbalance of power
  • Pack leadership
  • “Victim first” sibling fighting parenting tool when violence is present
  • Focus on the healing, not the hurting
  • Focus on the “other” kid in a proactive way through noticing PET time
  • Be the soft place to land for your “other” child
  • If you’re allowing your strong-willed kid to hijack your household, you’re doing everyone in the family a disservice – and you all suffer. The strong-willed kid, the “other” kid, you…your marriage. All of you suffer. Pack leadership training is essential

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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.

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