From my own personal experience, parenting can be chaotic when you have a child with language delays and/or other developmental delays. My oldest has a speech delay and for quite some time, it was frustrating for the entire family. My oldest couldn't communicate his needs and I wasn't able to interpret his needs. There were many tears shed. The frustration led to horrible tantrums. I was stuck between a rock and a hard spot. I felt I needed to discipline my child, but also felt torn because the tantrum wasn't my child just having a tantrum. There was a reason behind. I hate to say that it was a "purposeful" tantrum, but there truly was a sincere reason behind it. There were some pretty difficult times, but as we began speech therapy and sought help and support from other professionals, I began to look at my toddler differently and look at our situation differently. Hope was in my reach.
So, let's fast forward. Recently, I've had the wonderful opportunity to go through ViaParenting's program, From Chaos to Tranquility in the Pre-school Years. I have two little boys, one toddler and one pre-schooler, so I was very excited to go through the program. My hopes were to gain some perspective, learn new parenting techniques and simply become a better parent, a better mom.
So, what is the From Chaos to Tranquility in the Pre-school Years program? From Chaos to Tranquility in the Pre-school Years program will walk you through four stages and offers more than just tips and techniques. Rather, it teaches you how to create sustainable, long term results that are unique to YOUR family. And unlike many parenting programs, From Chaos to Tranquility in the Pre-school Years was designed with the busy parent in mind. The program is super convenient and is designed for you go through at your own pace online. Even better, you can actually download the program to your favorite device. So, listen on your laptop during your little one's nap, listen while you're working out, listen while doing the dishes... listen whenever and wherever is convenient for you!
As I first sat down to listen to the From Chaos to Tranquility in the Pre-school Years program, I had several AHA moment in the first 30 minutes of the program. Many quotes from Rachel Sklar, the creator of the program, truly resonated with me and really made an impact. Her words were changing my way of thinking and giving me some fresh perspective.
"We're better at problem solving when we start from a place of strength and hope, not despair and frustration."
"Be the change you wish to see in your child."
"Are you trying control things that aren't really controllable?"
As I continued through the program, I felt that listening to Rachel's professional insight and listening to her personal stories, was truly enlightening and worthwhile information to add to my parenting tool belt. You see, just as a carpenter has a tool belt of hammers and other carpentry tools to help complete his jobs, parents also have a tool belt. Our tool belt consists of tips, tricks and other parenting techniques that we've picked up along our parenting journey. While each child and each family situation is different, we pick and choose which tools will work for us at that particular time. I have to say that the From Chaos to Tranquility in the Pre-school Years program is definitely something that is remaining in my parent tool belt and I'm sure once you experience From Chaos to Tranquility in the Pre-school Years, you'll agree!
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Wishing you tranquility!
Toni The Chic Momma
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