For parents and those in a parenting role of a two-year-old, communication is key as your child learns to navigate the big world around them. Two-year-olds yearn for control and are just beginning to learn about strong emotions, which can be a recipe for power struggles. There are many things you can do right now to help your two-year-old grow their social and emotional skills while strengthening your relationship. This podcast shares a process and tools from ParentingMontana.org that help parents and those in a parenting role support their child in strengthening communication, building relationships, and developing social and emotional skills.
This podcast shares resources from ParentingMontana.org, which gives parents and those in a parenting role a process and tools to raise their children to be confident, respectful, and to make healthy choices. The Montana Department of Health and Human Services partnered with the Center for Health and Safety Culture at Montana State University to create ParentingMontana.org. While these resources were developed for parents and those in a parenting role in Montana, all parents can benefit from learning how to promote healthy mental, emotional, and behavioral development in their children.
The tools you will acquire in this podcast will help you grow your parenting skills using this five-step process: Gain Input, Teach, Practice, Support, and Recognize. This process prepares you to handle specific parenting challenges today while building a solid parent-child relationship for a lifetime. You will be able to use the same five-step process with confidence as your child grows and faces new challenges. There are so many things to juggle as a parent, and it is not easy. Every parent or individual in a parenting role wants to give their best to their child. Investing in your parenting skills will allow you to meet your child with confidence, empathy, and love even on tough days. The tools available for parenting your two-year-old include: Confidence, Guidance and Discipline for Skill Building, Listening, Tantrums, Reading, Routines, Talking About Differences, Eating, Defiance and Power Struggles, Happiness, Resilience, Empathy, Kindness, and Responsibility. Listen now to grow your parenting skills today!