Do you know when your child needs you most of all?

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The last time you asked your child to tidy the crayons, they smashed the whole box on the floor and ripped up the color sheet.

You have to psyche yourself up when you need them to turn off the TV, because…BOOM! Epic meltdown.

Forget about asking for a hug. Your child wriggles away the minute you place a hand on their shoulder.

Does every request you make send your child into a raging meltdown?

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Now you can stop walking on eggshells. (As well as Lego bricks.)

When your child behaves like this, it’s a signal they need you closer than ever.

But how do you get close when your child acts like a tiny tyrant, doing everything they can to push you away? When it feels hard to even be in a room with them?

You Need To Get Close When Your Child Pushes You Away. Here’s why.

This week, Abigail and Elle talk about a special tool you can use when you want to transform meltdowns into closeness and co-operation. Find out how to maximise the tool to stop power battles and turn your child’s difficult, defiant behaviors around.

On the podcast this week:

  • Learn what your child’s ongoing acts of aggression and rage are showing you
  • How to take shouting and screaming and turn then into smiles
  • Maximise the tool so you two can laugh, play and actually enjoy each other again.

If you are exhausted or confused by your child’s rage and meltdowns, listen in now and get these simple solutions you can apply today.

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One thought on “Do you know when your child needs you most of all?

  1. thank you for offering what I am sure is valuable advice. Sorry to be critical, but I think Abigail could use some public speaking training. It is painful to listen to all the likes, umms, you knows… Also I was keen to hear what you both had to say but after 5 minutes you still hadn’t said anything other than a lot of laughing amongst yourself. WE mothers are time poor- focus- get to the point, don’t waste our time- please! I know I will benefit from your messages but I had to resist the urge to walk away at 5 minutes.

    no need to make this post public I just hope you can see where I am coming from. Maybe I am wrong and other moms just want to listen to moms chattering.

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