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Episode 35: How to T.A.L.K. S.C.A.R.E.D© When the World is Tough

When the world is scary, how do we parent? You might find yourself thinking, I want to talk to my kids about [insert scary or unsettling world thing], but I don’t know how. Maybe you’re feeling a little overwhelmed, scared, or triggered yourself. 

This episode is all about the Heartful Parenting Practice of using T.A.L.K. S.C.A.R.E.D.© This is a universal framework that you can use to talk to your kids when you don’t know how to talk to them about difficult things. This helpful acronym is an approach in helping your kids have the space to feel, understand, ask questions, and feel a little safer in the face of something scary. 

Get the download to start using T.A.L.K. S.C.A.R.E.D.© with current world events, or any other difficult things happening in your own community. 

Hint: the “D” in the acronym stands for Don’t Parent Alone, so if you need support, reach out to me

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Christy Keating is a certified parent coach,  positive discipline educator, and motivational speaker. She is the founder and CEO of The Heartful Parent Collective, which includes Heartful Parent Coaching, Savvy Parents Safe Kids, and Heartful Parent Academy.

The mother of two amazing daughters, Christy strives to build a happier, healthier world - one child, one parent, and one family at a time.