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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

Calm Parenting Podcast Kirk Martin

    • Parenting
    • 4.8, 275 Ratings

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

    Stop Fights Over School, Screens, & Chores: 5 Tips

    Stop Fights Over School, Screens, & Chores: 5 Tips

    Stop Fights Over School, Screens, & Chores: 5 Tips
    What are you going to do when your kids resist doing school work online? How are you going to get kids off screens after being on them for five months? How can you de-escalate situations that usually turn into power struggles? Especially with an unmotivated child? Kirk shows you five ways to overcome the power struggles.

    • 29 min
    Your Name is A 4-Letter Word In Our Home

    Your Name is A 4-Letter Word In Our Home

    Your Name is A 4-Letter Word In Our Home
    So that’s how the email began. But it got better. This family learned how to change dramatically by breaking two habits. I promise if you stop doing these two things, your kids will respect you and change very quickly. You can do this. Let us know how we may help.

    • 19 min
    Teachers: 10 Back-to-School Tips & COVID Ideas

    Teachers: 10 Back-to-School Tips & COVID Ideas

    Teachers: 10 Back-to-School Tips & COVID Ideas
    How can you prevent kids who need consistency from falling behind with hybrid and distance learning models? How can you help kids with anxiety stay engaged and on task? Kirk gives teachers three practical back-to-school tips in this short podcast PLUS he created a FREE 30-minute video with even more strategies.

    Visit CelebrateCalm.com/Teachers to watch Kirk’s 30-minute video showing teachers 10 ways to handle meltdowns, blurting out, disruptive behavior, sensory issues, and unmotivated/entitled students.

    • 14 min
    Child Won’t Follow Through, Ruins Family Time

    Child Won’t Follow Through, Ruins Family Time

    Child Won’t Follow Through, Ruins Family Time
    You simply ask your child to follow through on basic tasks and chores. But it stresses him out and the entire family pays for it. How can you change this dynamic in your home without everyone yelling and destroying your child’s confidence? Kirk shows you how.

    • 42 min
    Stop Sibling Fights: A Script

    Stop Sibling Fights: A Script

    Stop Sibling Fights: A Script
    Your kids squabble, poke, pick, hit, or say downright mean things to each other. It never stops. How can you stop being the referee and get your kids to figure things out on their own? Kirk gives you a couple scripts and action steps to use right now.

    • 26 min
    3 Quick Discipline Tools When Consequences Don’t Work

    3 Quick Discipline Tools When Consequences Don’t Work

    3 Quick Discipline Tools When Consequences Don’t Work
    So what do you do when you’ve already taken away everything your child owns? And it still doesn’t change his behavior. Kirk shows you three practical discipline tools you can implement today.

    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
275 Ratings

275 Ratings

Phillinedion ,

Awesome podcast if you’re a parent struggling

I just found this podcast and started listening. I swear every example he has shared, he is talking about my family. Great podcast if you have kids who are strong willed and you are at your wits end.

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.

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I have not listened to it

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