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How to Parent True to Your Type & Be Seen As the Authority

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Carol Tuttle

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Ever get frustrated that your kids won't listen or take you seriously?

Sometimes you're just too tired to stay consistent and follow through with consequences. You end up saying, "No, don't do that" to your kids several times—but they do it anyway! Then you feel as though you have to be louder and meaner to get them to listen. 

In this episode, Carol & Anne talk about why it can be challenging for parents to follow through and the desperation that comes from a lack of consequences. You'll learn simple, helpful tips that you can start applying today to create a more harmonious home. 

This week’s Parenting Practice

Look at the parts of your life where you may have gotten yourself into a parenting rut due to a lack of follow-through and desperate threats. What are the common situations in your family where your kids push boundaries? Consider the natural cause and effect consequences you could enforce without yelling or arguing. It's possible to have impeccable follow-through, true to your Type.

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