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How to Build Cooperation In Your Kids – Parents Article

Dr. Scott Turansky “It’s a battle every time I give my child an instruction. We have things to do and many of those things are for her, but she resists or has a bad attitude, or is even defiant sometimes.” If any of those words characterize your child, then there is some work to be done. Children who can’t give up their agenda without a dialogue are building negative patterns that will haunt them in the future, not just now.…

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Live Webinar on Anxiety in Children and Young People with Dr. Scott Turansky – Parents Article

Anxiety is challenging for anyone, and children and young people need solutions to help them address it. Too often children are faced with pressures that exceed their developmental abilities. They need training, comfort, and care. The current challenges they are experiencing can provide them with opportunities to develop life-long solutions. Everyone must have a plan for addressing anxiety, worry, and fear in their lives. On April 30, 2020 Dr Scott Turansky offered a live webinar, with an hour of teaching…

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Three Spiritual Truths That Empower Children – Help for Anxiety Part 2 – Parents Article

An understanding of how God made a person can provide extremely helpful tools for managing anxiety. The following truths alone, or in combination, can have a powerful effect on a child’s emotional state. Spiritual solutions for emotional challenges usually provide the deepest change. One problem, however, is that some children reject spiritual truth or are reluctant to embrace what God has to say about their emotions. Their spirituality quotient is low and integrating God into their practical lives is difficult.…

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Parent to Your Child’s Strengths in Order to Address Weaknesses – Parents Article

Posted on 13 Jan in Coaching Program by scott turansky Dr. Scott Turansky All children have good character qualities that, when taken to the extreme, have a negative side. One child may be quite organized, but if not careful, may become inflexible and react poorly to the unexpected. It’s like the saying, “your strength can be your greatest weakness.” One mom told about her son who had a genuine sensitivity to others’ needs. He was compassionate and cared for…

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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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