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Watch this video on anxiety in young children to learn how you can help your infant,, toddler or preschooler manage anxiety

Anxiety in Young Children

Anxiety in young children can look like many difficult behaviors. If your preschooler, toddler or infant is showing signs of anxiety, this parenting talk is for you. I’ll go over what is normal for this age, what anxiety looks like in young children and how you can help your young child manage their anxiety.

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When You Are Triggered by Your Child

Are you a parent triggered by your child? No one can push your buttons the way your child does. But for some parents interactions with their child can feel more extreme because their child not only pushes their buttons, but triggers uncontrollable reactions. This article is about the things you can do right now to break free from being triggered.

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7 COVID-19 parenting tips to help your child or teenager cope with the pandemic

COVID-19 Parenting Tips

7 COVID-19 Parenting Tips to help your child and you cope with pandemic life better. Let’s talk about ways to minimize challenging behaviors and trauma.

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Self care is a critical part of child care

How to Practice Self-Care During Busy Times

Parents can have a hard time finding time to practice self-care. But no matter how busy you are, it is important to remember that self-care is child care. Here are 5 tips to practice self-care, especially during busy times.

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Parent Coach Jen Kiss shares 5 parenting tips to help children thrive in school

The 5 Things Parents Can Do To Help Children Thrive In School

COVID has led children to struggle with anxiety and depression on top of learning loss. These 5 tips are things parents can do to help their children thrive in school.

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Minneapolis Parent Coach Jen Kiss gives 3 tips to decrease meltdowns and tantrums

3 Tips to Decrease Meltdowns

The key to decreasing meltdowns and tantrums is finding the reason behind your child’s behavior. We cover the most common reasons and give you 3 tips for decreasing meltdowns.

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Teen alcohol and drug use happens. These 7 tips will help you keep them safe.

Teen Alcohol and Drug Use – Helping to Keep Them Safe

7 Tips to help keep your teenager safe when it comes to alcohol and drug use.

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Sensory activities that help organize the vestibular and proprioceptive senses

Sensory Activities for Summer

Sensory activities are a great way to help a child gain confidence and lessen behavior issues. Check out these activities that help with the vestibular and proprioceptive senses.

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Twin Cities Certified Parent Coach Jen Kiss provides tips for surviving summer with your child

Summer Survival Guide for Parents

With summer comes added activities and stress for parents. Check out this summer survival guide of parenting tips for having a successful summer with minimal conflicts.

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Parenting special needs children takes a different set of parenting tools.

Parenting Special Needs Children

Parenting special needs children takes a different set of parenting tools. These 4 tips can change your outlook and create more successful parenting results.

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Parents can help their teenagers mental health thru modeling self care and talking about feelings.

3 Ways to Improve Your Teenager’s Mental Health

Has your teenager’s mental health hit a rough patch? When a child struggles with depression it can leave a parent feeling helpless. Know the warning signs and check out these 3 ways you can help.

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Parents can help their child who is failing to launch by making this one change

Is your young adult failing to launch?

When an older teenager or young adult is failing to launch, making this small adjustment will help your child launch more successfully into the world.

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Finding the right time to start a change with your child can feel overwhelming sometimes. You want things to change, but it can feel like there is no good time to start. We get it! So we have a special offer just for parents like you. We offer parent coaching text messages!

These text messages include small daily tasks to create parenting changes and strengthen relationships. Tasks are sent out 3-5 times a week so you can build some momentum without feeling overwhelmed. Get started today for just $10 a month*! And you can cancel anytime. So what are you waiting for? Let's start making change happen today!

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Paternidad con Propósito ayuda a nuevos mamás y papás a hacer un plan que sirva para vivir sin estrés las luchas del día a día con tus hijos. Paternidad con Propósito esta localizado en México, sin embargo puede atenderte de manera virtual. Si estas iniciando este camino de la paternidad o  estas próximo a iniciarlo ve al link de abajo para mayor información.
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