The Modern Mom Society
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Learn. Connect. Commiserate. Celebrate. Motherhood.
Getting you the support you need to survive this crazy journey called motherhood with expert interviews on a wide variety of topics affecting all areas of being a mom in today’s society as well as real moms about life behind closed doors - the real struggles, joys, and fears about motherhood.Read more »
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S1E38: Pediatrician & Parent Coach Sharon Somekh discusses the secret to our childrens' happiness
6 days ago
In Sharon Somekh’s interview we discuss: Things that we think make our kids happy but actually don’t in the long run Giving your kids everything they want (even when you know it’s not in their best interest) and how it sets them up for unrealistic expectations and difficulty handling disappointment How to coach your child through handling disappointment What to do with tantrums Being your child’s parent versus being their friend Sharon’s example of how she handled her sixth grader asking for a laptop as a parent and not a friend to her daughter Implementing the rules in a kind yet firm manner Younger children thriving on the idea that you there to guide them Remembering the reasons you make your parenting decisions as a way of helping you stick to those decisions Changing your mind when you make a parenting decision The importance of not changing your mind while your child is in the midst of a tantrum Building skills of indepence in our children as a key to happiness Celebrating the effort and progress of your child working toward a goal Letting go of some our fears as a parent and giving your children more responsibility and freedom Sharon has a great free gift for the Modern Mom Society listeners! It’s her guide, Top 5 Ways to Create A Healthy, Lifelong Relationship with Your Child. Get a link to that as well as the episode show notes at www.themodernmomsociety.com/episode38Read more »