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NW daily sensory rhythm 112

Daily Sensory Rhythms To Bring Peace to Your Home | Ep 112

Your child is done with school (or preschool) for the day and instead of relaxing, you’re now navigating meltdown after meltdown.  Why do the strategies that worked with one child fall flat with another?  Do you find yourself wondering, “Will…

NW Make things right 111

Coaching Your Kids to Make It Right | Ep. 111

Do you sometimes struggle to think of an appropriate consequence for your child’s misbehavior?  Or dole out punishment only to have your child refuse to accept the punishment? Sigh.  Offering consistent and effective discipline can feel like an ongoing and…

NW Calm down Ep 110

Why “Calm Down!” Doesn’t Work | Ep. 110

In today’s episode, Corrie and Alan Thetford (founders of Building Wise Families and Connected Families Certified Parent Coaches) join Stacy Bellward (podcast host) to discuss how to help our children want to calm down when they are experiencing big emotions.…

NW Calm yourself ep 109

Calming Yourself Before Going Into Discipline | Ep.109

“Why are you so mad all the time?” Do you ever hear this from your child? You probably don’t intend to look mad. You may not even be aware of your furrowed brow or irritated expression. And it’s especially hard…

NW Gospel in Parenting 107

The Gospel in Our Parenting, Part 1 | Ep. 107

What difference does the gospel make in our lives? In our parenting?  The message of God’s love communicates the unconditional truth that each of us has been made in the image of God. Our connection with Jesus brings hope and…

Compassion fatigue NW 105

Navigating Compassion Fatigue | Ep. 105

Not all families who have been formed through adoption have experienced what is discussed on this podcast. Regardless of how your family was formed, or the challenges you have in your home, there is a wide range of experiences when…

Overly compliant NW

Is Your Child the Obliging Rule Follower? Listen to This. | Ep. 104

Do you sometimes worry about your child who is a rule follower? Wait, what?! Don’t we want kids who follow the rules? Parents often express their concerns about their defiant child. But rule-following? That doesn’t seem like a bad thing!…

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