Solving Parenting Problems

How to Address Bedtime Issues – Parents Article

Dr. Scott Turansky Before becoming a parent, you may have envisioned bedtime as the sweetest time of the day as you tucked in your little cherubs, kissed them on their foreheads, and watched them peacefully drift off to sleep. Then you had kids! What happened? The reality is that bedtime is usually when tiredness and selfishness peak (sometimes for parents as well as children). Some children produce quite a struggle at bedtime, making the last few minutes of the day…

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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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Picky Eaters – Positive Solutions – Parents Article

Dr. Scott Turansky What children eat is important. A balanced diet can be foundational for healthy growth and development. It’s no wonder parents are concerned with what their kids eat. Unfortunately, too much focus on diet can contribute to anxiety surrounding eating and food choices. A careful balance is important. Instead of nagging kids about their food choices, it’s often best to provide healthy meals and snacks and minimize unhealthy options. If you provide apple slices with cinnamon or carrot…

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Overwhelmed Parents Need to Start HERE to Define the Problem – Parents Article

Posted on 01 Dec in Solving Parenting Problems by scott turansky When you feel overwhelmed by the poor behavior of your children, here’s an exercise that will give you some direction. In fact, this activity is good for any parent looking for ways to help children grow, but it’s especially helpful when you’re confused and overwhelmed by a problem’s complexity or deeply rooted nature. Take out some paper and make a list of the offenses committed by your child…

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