Reparenting ourselves FIRST is what today’s guest, Kim John Payne, is all about! A consultant and trainer to over 230 U.S. independent and public schools, he has been a school counselor, adult educator, consultant, researcher, and a private family counselor for 27 years. In addition to authoring the #1 Best Seller: Simplicity Parenting, and several other outstanding books on parenting, he’s also the co-director of an extensive research program on a drug-free approach to attention-priority issues.
He is truly being the change the world needs, by providing these tools to parents & reminding us all that our children facilitate our evolution- thus forever benefitting generations to follow.
In this episode we explore:
•Reparenting ourselves first
•attention and behavioral issues: ADD and ADHD
•emotional issues: defiance, aggression, self-esteem, depression, regression
•difficulty with siblings and classmates
•why simplifying parenting is vital
•the 4-step “compassion response”
•divorce, separation, and co-parenting
•How to talk to our kids about sexuality and their bodies
•Identifying the “The Three Stooges” and deciding not to use two of them in any one sentence.
•Reframing our priorities: Are we applying an underserving sense of urgency to things that aren’t a priority?
•Simplicity Parenting: Using the Extraordinary Power of Less to Raise Happy, Secure Children by Kim John Payne, M.Ed.
•Being at Your Best When Your Kids are at Their Worst: Practical Compassion in Parenting by Kim John Payne, M.Ed.
•The Soul of Discipline by Kim John Payne, M.Ed.
•The Tao of Pooh by Benjamin Hoff
•Winnie The Pooh by A.A. Milne
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