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Whiners Need to Become Problem Solvers – Parents Article

Posted on 22 May in Coaching Program by scott turansky Dr. Scott Turansky There are two kinds of people in the world, whiners and solvers. Whiners complain about life, feel like victims, and believe that others cause their problems. If others would just change then they’d be happy. Until then, they’ll just whine about life. Solvers look for solutions, recognize that they can impact others, and feel empowered to change life. If they can’t solve the problem themselves, they……

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How to Avoid “Traffic Cop” Parenting – Parents Article

Posted on 03 May in Coaching Program by scott turansky Dr. Scott Turansky How do your children handle problems or decisions? Some children whine, complain, or have bad attitudes. But problems and decisions make great opportunities to teach children to face life’s challenges. Unfortunately, too often parents end up managing their kids so much they feel like traffic cops trapped in the intersections of life with no end in sight. Wanting to spare children frustration in life,… This is…

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Teach Kids HOW, Not Just WHAT – Parents Article

Posted on 23 Apr in Coaching Program by scott turansky Dr. Scott Turansky Children often need more than firmness in order to change the tendencies of their hearts. They also need a vision for something better, in addition, a plan will help them do it. The most effective strategy for change is to work on the heart, not just the behavior. This involves more than pointing out a weakness. A good plan often requires a multi-faceted approach. Teaching is…

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How to Teach Spirituality to Children – Parents Article

Posted on 14 Apr in Coaching Program by scott turansky Dr. Scott Turansky No matter how long (or short) you’ve been a believer, you can teach your children tremendous spiritual lessons. The key is first to be growing spiritually yourself and then start passing truths on to your kids. Deuteronomy 6:7-9 gives the instructions, “These commandments that I give you today are to be upon your hearts. Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at…

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Kids With Challenges need VISION – Parents Article

Dr. Scott Turansky Most kids spend their time thinking about the present, what they’ll do today or tomorrow. When they look at the future they may have some wishes, but imagining themselves as successful is quite a stretch for most. This is especially true of children who are a challenge to parent. They usually experience a lot of correction, causing doubt as to whether they’ll ever be successful in life. As a parent, one of the things you can do…

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