Episode 56: What If My Kid is Different and Cannot Be Disciplined?

In this episode, I talk about ineffective parenting strategies being at the root for many parents with strong-willed kids. This is a very complicated and difficult topic because there is usually quite a bit of shame and blame on the scene. Being a parent is vulnerable. When you have the courage to get curious about WHY things feel so outta control in your household, well that’s when you’ll start to turn it around. Because trust me, I mean it when I say, I developed Mastermind Parenting specifically for these kids. The bonus is that Mastermind Parenting is effective with all kids - not just your most challenging one. Your situation will get better because you listened to this episode. This is step one.

Topics Covered:

  • Strong-willed kids and what’s really going on with the dictator dance

  • Shame/Blame/Vulnerability based on the work of Brene Brown

  • Power struggles and what’s really going on

  • Mastermind Parenting Pillar: All behavior is communication

  • Dr. Ross Greene - "Kids do well if they can."

  • Ineffective Parenting

  • Marie Forleo - “Everything is figure-out-able”

For more help with strong-willed kids, reach out to me for support: http://Randirubenstein.com/discovery

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Episode 51: Terrible Two’s and Terrible Teens

In this episode, I talk about a recent post in a moms group on social media about a terrible 2-year-old. I think you guys will enjoy my thoughts on this post and the comments I read. Enjoy!

Topics Covered:

  • Terrible twos

  • Teenage rebellion

  • What you focus on grows

  • All behavior is communication

  • Kids tell us how they feel on the inside by their behavior on the outside

  • Kids learn by what we model

  • Our old programs

  • Spanking

  • Assessing basic needs - Sleep, food, activity

  • Sleep deprived kids have the same symptoms as an ADHD diagnosis

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This guide contains the condensed nuggets of my mind mastering parenting recipe. I've been developing my signature Mastermind Parenting method for over twenty years and I'm BEEEyond thrilled to share it with you. It has the power not to just improve the conversations and relationships in your family but digging in and doing this work will change your life. I can't wait for you to get started so I can teach you everything! Head over here to get your copy https://mastermindparenting.com/freeguide

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Thank you so much for listening and being an amazing mama that listens to parenting podcasts! I absolutely love connecting with other moms during the Real Coaching with Randi monthly segment and share their story. If you would like to get some free coaching on a future episode, head over to https://mastermindparenting.com/freecoaching/ and hit the Apply button.

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Hear about my family history and the tools that have helped me replace old parenting patterns that simply don’t work with these puzzling kiddos. It's my way of paying it forward as a human that wants our kids to experience a kinder and more generous world. Head over here to get your copy https://mastermindparenting.com/book

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Episode 32: Mastermind Parenting Tool for Minis (under 3)

In this episode, I share a Facebook live clip from my private Mastermind Parenting group about how to help teeny tiny ones learn a better behavior when they’re doing something destructive or hurtful to another child.  

Topics covered:

  • Hyper little ones

  • Changing a destructive pattern of behavior

  • Communicating effectively to help a little one improve behavior

  • How to focus on the behavior you want to teach rather than admonishment

  • Examples of the repetition pattern to teach little kids appropriate behavior

  • How to assume positive intent and what it looks like in a real life scenario

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This guide contains the condensed nuggets of my mind mastering parenting recipe. I've been developing my signature Mastermind Parenting method for over twenty years and I'm BEEEyond thrilled to share it with you. It has the power not to just improve the conversations and relationships in your family but digging in and doing this work will change your life. I can't wait for you to get started so I can teach you everything! Head over here to get your copy https://mastermindparenting.com/freeguide

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Thank you so much for listening and being an amazing mama that listens to parenting podcasts! I absolutely love connecting with other moms during the Real Coaching with Randi monthly segment and share their story. If you would like to get some free coaching on a future episode, head over to https://mastermindparenting.com/freecoaching/ and hit the Apply button.

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Hear about my family history and the tools that have helped me replace old parenting patterns that simply don’t work with these puzzling kiddos. It's my way of paying it forward as a human that wants our kids to experience a kinder and more generous world. Head over here to get your copy https://mastermindparenting.com/book

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Episode 26: Real Coaching With Randi on 3 Strong Willed Kid Scenarios

In this episode, I include the Q&A portion of a masterclass I recently taught that I think many of you will relate to (especially those of you with a strong willed one).

Topics covered:

  • A strong willed and sensitive kid that ignores consequences and refuses to change his behavior or see the other kid’s perspective.
  • An oppositional defiant teenage boy who ignores the house rules and is taking part in risky teenage behavior.
  • The “gifted” child who’s a stellar athlete and an A student - how to help “that” child strive for excellence and be their best.

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Hear about my family history and the tools that have helped me replace old parenting patterns that simply don’t work with these puzzling kiddos. It's my way of paying it forward as a human that wants our kids to experience a kinder and more generous world. Head over here to get your copy >> https://mastermindparenting.com/book

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Episode 10: How to Have a Productive Conversation with your kids

In this episode, I share my view on why we lecture and what to do instead. Lectures do NOT teach our kids the valuable life lessons we want to teach them. In fact, lecturing often reinforcing the behavior we wish to eliminate while also damaging our relationships. I have an approach that will teach you how to infuse empathy into your conversations so that they are actually effective, connecting and ultimately, PRODUCTIVE.

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