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Feb 12, 2019

This week Abigail and Elle respond to a mom who is Staylistening to her child, but never sees tears. Worse, it seems to her that the more she leans in to listen to her child's feelings, the more her child gets angry, starts scowling and tries running away. How can she listen to anger?

angry girl scowling

So, this week we're asking if Staylistening should always result in a cry, and if not, what can we do? Why we as parents find it so hard to listen to a child's anger, and how can we trust them to do as they need with their feelings.

Join us this week if you've ever felt like you've "failed" at Staylistening, or it doesn't look in your house how you expected or thought it would - we have soothing news for you. 

Get More Resources for Parenting an Angry Child

Sometimes all an angry child needs if for you to listen. Read Getting from Angry to Happy in 20 Minutes or Less

Listen to this next - we talk more about Staylistening in this podcast: When Staylistening Doesn't Go As Planned

Get the e-book Reaching For Your Angry Child

Here's a free cheatsheet about everything we covered today around Staylistening. You can download it here.

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