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Compassionate Discipline | "Raising Lions" Joe Newman

November 8, 201657 min
Joe Newman grew up with the labels: ADHD and "problem child". Now as parenting expert and author of "Raising Lions: The Art of Compassionate Discipline," he guides parents and teachers in supporting strong-willed children. Newman promises "Firm boundaries make happy, more relaxed children." In this #AtomicMoms, mom-pal Marie Horrigan and I celebrate our children's ferocity while we learn how to create firm boundaries, how to "stay on their side" while handling impulsive or inappropriate behavior, and how we can "shift from opponent to coach". If that's not enough, Joe also explains why I no longer need to ask my child to say "I'm sorry." Listen to find out why. Support for this episode comes from SPEAKABOOS.COM, a digital library for children ages 2-6. Use the code ATOMIC for your free trial! x Ellie Knaus, Atomic Moms mom-in-chief Subscribe on iTunes.com/AtomicMoms Show notes and join our newsletter on AtomicMoms.com Find us on social media: Facebook "Atomic Moms", Instagram @AtomicMoms, and Twitter @AtomicMoms.

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