We don’t love our children the same. We love them uniquely, because they are each unique. Because of their uniqueness, a parenting approach that works for one child could cause another one to wilt. My good friend, partner in ministry, and coach/strategist Jenny Price joins me today to talk through various personality types we find among children, and what strategies can help us get the best out of each one.
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- What does it mean to fully love your children, but not love them the same
- Personality differences that become evident in the baby/toddler years
- How different discipline techniques work with different personalities
- The tender children
- Helping them differentiate correction from “I’m a horrible person”
- Their tendency for secretive shame
- The importance of asking question
- Teaching them that God is both The Lion and The Lamb
- Assertive, strong-willed children
- The need for discipline and structure
- Their need for short conversations and a brick wall
- Why lectures aren’t effective
- The easy, under the radar children
- The Glass Child
- Why they are so easily overlooked
- Their need of one on one time
- Special needs children
- Their need for higher attention
- Beware of them working the system
- The critical need for parents to take care of themselves
- The tender children
- The importance of saying sorry to your children
- Three questions to ask your children
- What’s working for you?
- What’s not working for you?
- What’s next in relationship to me?
- Three other great questions
- What do you want more of from me?
- What do you want less of from me?
- What else are you not telling me?
- Reminding your children that you love them, you are for them, that God loves them and is for them
- Ensuring other mentors are involved in your children’s life
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