Tag Archives | Coping


Eliminate Family Life Stress

Balance is one of my favorite words. It’s not just my favorite word; it also happens to be the key to your success when facing daily parenting challenges and stress. Having a healthy dose of balance between setting expectations and modifying some of these rules occasionally teaches your kids flexibility without ignoring the rules on whey they rely.

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Coping Skills for Kids

You have been helping your kids communicated, identify their feelings, and face their fears. Not to mention helping them learn to manage stress and frustration. You’re doing well, until…one day they catch you “losing it!” They overhear you curse and react toward someone in an unfair manner. Now what?

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Teach Kids Coping Skills

 Teach Kids Coping Skills by Modeling Correct Behaviors “I guess in the end, it doesn’t matter what we wanted. What matters is what we chose to do with the things we had.”  – Mira Grant, Deadline In my previous article I discussed Two Steps to Help Your Kid Develop Coping Skills, in this article we’ll discuss how parents can […]

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Quality Family Time

Although I could write an entire book on this topic alone, I have only one thing to say: It is essential that you and your spouse have time together for a few hours each week.

Use your support team, resources, babysitters, friends and family to arrange someone to watch your kids so you can spend some uninterrupted, worry-free time with your spouse.

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Balanced Family Life

The art of creating balance is not as difficult as most experts make it sound.

Think “simple and easy.” If you take a few small steps every day to create more balance in your daily life, you will cope better and more importantly, you’ll teach your kids better coping skills too. The key to your success is learning to prioritize.

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