90 episodes

Have a strong-willed child who doesn't respond to consequences, argues like an attorney, and refuses to do things your way? Good! You're in the right place. Celebrate Calm Founder Kirk Martin has given over 750,000 parents and teachers around the world practical, life-changing strategies to stop power struggles, yelling, and defiance NOW.

Based on work with 1,500 challenging kids (many with AD/HD, OCD, ODD, Aspergers, etc.) in his home, and years spent in classrooms, Kirk's approach is refreshingly practical, honest, and laugh-out-loud funny! Questions? Visit us at www.CelebrateCalm.com or email us directly at Casey@CelebrateCalm.com

Calm Parenting Podcast Kirk Martin

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Have a strong-willed child who doesn't respond to consequences, argues like an attorney, and refuses to do things your way? Good! You're in the right place. Celebrate Calm Founder Kirk Martin has given over 750,000 parents and teachers around the world practical, life-changing strategies to stop power struggles, yelling, and defiance NOW.

Based on work with 1,500 challenging kids (many with AD/HD, OCD, ODD, Aspergers, etc.) in his home, and years spent in classrooms, Kirk's approach is refreshingly practical, honest, and laugh-out-loud funny! Questions? Visit us at www.CelebrateCalm.com or email us directly at Casey@CelebrateCalm.com

    Procrastinators, Perfectionists & Kids Who Resist Work—5 Ways to Help

    Procrastinators, Perfectionists & Kids Who Resist Work—5 Ways to Help

    Procrastinators, Perfectionists & Kids Who Resist Work—5 Ways to Help
    How do you jumpstart your child’s brain when they want to shut down? How do you help a perfectionist who refuses to try or one who procrastinates? This is a huge opportunity to teach your kids how their brains work to reduce frustration ASAP and when regular schooling begins again. Stop the resistance, jumpstart the brain!

    We have slashed prices on our products at www.CelebrateCalm.com to help struggling families use this time together to create changes that last forever. Email Casey@CelebrateCalm.com for the most helpful service on the planet.

    • 17 min
    Disappointing Your Kids—Social Distancing, Screens & Sweets

    Disappointing Your Kids—Social Distancing, Screens & Sweets

    Disappointing Your Kids—Social Distancing, Screens & Sweets
    You say no and disappoint your kids. They get mad at you. So how do you do this in a way that creates a closer relationship with your child? How do you bond even after having conflict? This is relevant far after the COVID-19 virus is a horrible memory. Want your child to be compliant and motivated? Kirk shows you practical action steps.

    We have slashed prices on our products at www.CelebrateCalm.com to help struggling families use this time together to create changes that last forever. Email Casey@CelebrateCalm.com for the most helpful service on the planet.

    • 36 min
    Coronavirus: Your Survival Guide to Long Days & Weeks Together

    Coronavirus: Your Survival Guide to Long Days & Weeks Together

    Coronavirus: Your Survival Guide to Long Days & Weeks Together
    How does everyone get their own space during these days? What about a parent who works from home with noisy kids around (Kirk addresses this at the very end)? How can you structure your days so that your kids can learn while actually enjoying your time together? What about kids being bored, on screens, irritating each other? Kirk provides practical strategies and encouragement to use this time as a gift to explore interests you never have time for otherwise.

    For more practical strategies, podcasts, and blog posts, please visit our dedicated resource page at www.celebratecalm.com/coronavirus. Email Casey@CelebrateCalm.com for the most helpful service on the planet.

    • 52 min
    Coronavirus: 9 Ways to Counter the Anxiety

    Coronavirus: 9 Ways to Counter the Anxiety

    Coronavirus: 9 Ways to Counter the Anxiety
    The best way to counter the anxiety caused by the unknowns of the pandemic is to create an action plan with specific goals. Let’s use this opportunity to break old patterns, learn new skills, and change our relationships. Kirk gives you 9 ideas.

    For more practical strategies, podcasts, and blog posts, please visit our dedicated resource page at www.celebratecalm.com/coronavirus. Email Casey@CelebrateCalm.com for the most helpful service on the planet.

    • 26 min
    Why Your Kids Melt Down & Shut Down

    Why Your Kids Melt Down & Shut Down

    Why Your Kids Melt Down & Shut Down.
    Do you know exactly WHY your kids struggle with anxiety focus, social skills, organization, procrastination, sensory issues, and transitions? You must, must, must experience the world from their perspective to understand exactly WHAT TO DO to help them. Very emotional and practical podcast.

    • 22 min
    How To Get Kids To Be Responsible For Their Choices

    How To Get Kids To Be Responsible For Their Choices

    How To Get Kids to Be Responsible For Their Choices
    Have you ever said inside, “I feel disrespected because my child won’t just accept my answer?” Kirk shows you how to get your kids to be responsible for their choices, but that also means you have to stop doing it for them. This is foundational if you want a strong-willed child to be successful. Very insightful, challenging, and helpful. Let your child listen and ask what he or she thinks!

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

Kiki144 ,

Life changing

We listen to Kirk in loop in our home. His work is the only thing that has worked for positive change. Can’t. Rave. Enough.

Kaiserbyers ,

Must have tool for strong willed kids & parents

This program has changed ourselves, our parenting, & our strong willed child. We highly recommend it!!!

StefanieNation11 ,

Changed my thinking

Recently attended a celebrate calm workshop and it didn’t disappoint! He has many different ways to talk to our kids and get through to them. Must listen

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