Welcome! I’m excited to introduce you to my guest today! Sandy Blackard is an award-winning author and parenting coach. As the mother of two grown daughters, Sandy reached a frantic point in her own parenting challenges that led to the passion she has for helping parents acquire tools and tips that bring SUCCESS! She’s here to share her wisdom with us, so join us!
What you’ll hear in this episode:
How “play therapy” set Sandy on her course
What does “Say what you see” really mean?
Listening, interacting, and retraining how you see the world
Name that strength
Acknowledgement vs. Praise
The transformation of a rule-breaker
Powerlessness vs. perceived helplessness
A child’s three basic needs: experience, connection, and power
How to negotiate power struggles
How to handle whining
Downstairs and Upstairs Brain
Aligning the child in their greatness
What does “joyful courage” mean to you? “Courage comes when I’m facing a challenge. It’s a reminder of what’s waiting on the other side of the challenge.”
Say What You See by Sandy Blackard
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