TPJ 15: Approach Parenting the Way an Olympian Approaches Her Sport
Do you want to create a meaningful relationship with your children? One that you have earned their trust and respect? A relationship that even a teenager (or any age for that matter) will still find some points of connection or interest in the relationship with you? What does it take to sustain a true relationship?
What if we approached our relationship with our children the same way Olympic athletes approach their sport and their training?
In this episode you’ll discover how you can be the best parent you can be, worthy of a gold medal. You’ll learn how to develop a game plan and feel confident you’re focusing on the right things – the right things for YOU and YOUR child. Here’s what you’ll hear:
[3:20] Why meaningful relationships require a game plan
[6:17] Who we are really competing against
[9:10] Olympic athletes choose their sport - are you owning your choice?
[11:40] Step 1 - Find your area of genius and focus on that
[20:51] Step 2 - How to compound your results
[25:37] Step 3 - Be Consistent
[28:05] Step 4 - Your environment is your biggest supporter or your biggest saboteur.
[32:12] Step 5 - Who are you as a parent? Who do you want to be as a parent? What is your identity as a parent?
[37:19] Step 6 - Fill your own cup first
[39:44] Step 7 - Celebrate your successes and learn from your failures
Remember, this journey of parenting is an important, meaningful, and worthy endeavor, let’s show up to it with the same enthusiasm, passion and joy that an olympic athlete shows up to her sport.
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Show Notes: https://www.theparentingjunkie.com/15