"You're Not the Boss of ME!" Motivating Strong-Willed Toddlers and Teens by Kirk and Casey Martin
How do you motivate a child who looks right at you and doesn’t listen? What about a teenager who has shut down or defiant? Your child was born with boxing gloves on, ready to fight. Well-meaning people tell you to clamp down on and get control of your child. But you don’t want to crush his spirit or create more defiance. Instead of constantly creating power struggles, we'll show you how to enjoy a respectful, motivated child who is confident, persistent and purposeful. Society needs our kids. And you can enjoy them. I'll get my own strong-willed son, Casey, answering questions in this class.
Are You At Your Wits End? 10 Secrets to a Stress-Free Home by Kirk and Casey Martin
Do you need help calming your explosive household? Tired of yelling at, negotiating with and bribing your child? Do you want your child to take responsibility for his school work, chores and attitude? It’s time to stop the yelling, arguing and power struggles with toddlers and teens. Moms, it’s not your job to manage everyone’s emotions and make everyone happy! We’ll show you how to create stress-free mornings, school, dinner and bedtime. We promise you will laugh and leave with a dozen practical strategies that really work.
Discipline That Works, When Consequences and Time Outs Don't by Kirk and Casey Martin
Instead of being drawn into power struggles, yelling and giving meaningless consequences, Kirk will show you 10 ways to discipline with dignity so kids listen to, respect and trust you:
• Stop the whining, complaining and tantrums.
• Get kids to listen when they are loud in the backseat or interrupt on the phone.
• Teach kids to control their own behavior (self-discipline) so you don’t have to "make them" behave.
• Get kids off their video games without being asked (or pleading, "Hold on, I just need to save it, I just need to get to the next level!").
10 Ways to Stop Defiance, Disrespect, and Meltdowns by Kirk and Casey Martin
Nothing is more frustrating and embarrassing than a child being defiant or melting down in public. Have a little one who looks right through you and says, “No!”? Have a teenager who defies you or rolls his eyes? Have a child who refuses to go places? Kirk will show you how to stop a meltdown in public without losing it yourself! You will learn how to turn emotional power struggles into opportunities to build trust and teach self-discipline. You will be blown away by how practical these strategies are.
10 Ways To Get The Respect and Authority You Want by Kirk and Casey Martin
What do Dads and Moms want most? Respect and authority. And yet most of us lose our authority because we “lose it” emotionally with our kids. How can they respect us when we don’t respect ourselves or can’t control our own emotions? Ouch. We throw our own tantrums and become dependent on our kids—we need them to behave...precisely because we can't. Our pride drives our kids from us and we blame it on their behavior. God does not treat us the way we treat our kids. Kirk will show you how to get the respect you want—not through fear and intimidation—so you can break these generational patterns we learned from our parents.
Stop Sibling Fights, Name Calling, and Power Struggles by Kirk and Casey Martin
Does anything make your blood boil more than hearing your children be mean to each other? But none of your rational discussions make a difference. You feel like a bad parent, like you’ve done something wrong, embarrassed that your kids act like this. What happens when you have one child who takes all your energy and time? We’ll show you how to get your kids to share, stop tattling, and resolve conflict so you don’t have to be the sheriff. We’ll even show you an amazing way to deal with your kids complaining, “It’s not fair!”
Calm the Chaos: Rescue Your Relationships by Kirk and Casey Martin
Do you want to enjoy a close, intimate family that laughs together? Unfortunately, most of us are stressed, yell too much and withdraw from our spouses. Kirk will show you 10 powerful, practical ways to...- Get control of your priorities so you are in charge. Don’t allow others to dictate your lifestyle.- Overcome your anxiety, perfectionism, guilt, and control issues so you can control yourself.- Replace defiance, disrespect and challenging behavior with respectful children responsible for their chores, homework and attitudes. - Enjoy your kids again.- Connect emotionally, handle conflict and have difficult conversations with your spouse without feeling guilty or resentful.