Eps 292: SOLO Show- Being Present With Your Teen’s School Discouragement


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This week’s episode is a SOLO show!!

Takeaways from the show:

  • School trouble in the Joyful Courage parenting group

  • The uncertainty of COVID

  • Feeling powerless

  • Questioning traditional school system

  • Emotional honesty

  • Getting to the root of your fears

  • Getting curious with your kids

  • Notice when you become dysregulated

  • You get to set boundaries

  • Letting your kids feel the tension of life

  • Love, accept, and be available

Eps 242 with Ned Johnson | Eps 21 with Jessica Lahey

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