Ep. 76 – Enduring Challenging Seasons in Your Parenting Walk with Grace

by | March 17, 2021

Ep. 76 – Enduring Challenging Seasons in Your Parenting Walk with Grace

by | March 17, 2021

The Fresh Start Family Show
The Fresh Start Family Show
Ep. 76 - Enduring Challenging Seasons in Your Parenting Walk with Grace


Seasons Come and Go!

Seasons come and go just like strong emotions and challenging parenting stages.

Some seasons of parenting can feel a lot like long, cold winters that leave you wondering if spring will ever arrive. Whether you are dealing with potty training, constant outbursts, separation anxiety (all things I’ve been through with my kiddos!), or one of the other gazillion parenting challenges we face as we raise little human souls, I promise you, this too shall pass!

Spring is here, families, and it’s time for a fresh start.

The ice will melt and the flowers will bloom. Trust me … THEY WILL!

If you can stay rooted in your vision throughout the challenging seasons and seemingly endless winters of parenthood … you’ll live life as a parent feeling empowered & creative (vs defeated & worried). 

My heart is to provide you with the wonderful tools of positive parenting … through ALL of the incredible programs we offer here at FSF, so that you can restore the peace in your home and make it through even the toughest seasons of parenting … with grace, not just gritted teeth. 

Today’s episode will provide you with resources to keep you and your spouse loaded up with powerful peaceful, effective parenting tools at ALL times.

Remember, families…

Seasons come and go! 

Trust in the humanity of your child. Trust yourself, and trust fully in God’s Plan! Spring is here, and the flowers WILL sprout soon … let’s enjoy every second of it! 

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Episode Highlights:

  • Power surge seasons
  • Processing tough emotions as an parent
  • Dealing with seasons of life that are uncomfortable
  • Visualizing your future with goals in sight
  • Having your parenting toolkit well-stocked 
  • Mentoring and guiding your children to become who God designed them to be
  • Examples of working through the challenging seasons

Resources Mentioned:

Other Fresh Start Family Episodes mentioned:

Episode 1 – Our Journey That Led Us to Positive Parenting

Episode 24 – Handling Lying with Compassion and Effectiveness

What if you could be an effective, firm & kind parent WITHOUT relying on fear, force, bribery & rewards?

Imagine learning a new way of firm (AND kind) parenting so you can end painful generational parenting cycles and create family legacies & memories YOU are proud of?

All while getting your kids to cooperate with your rules and boundaries with ease.


Parenting your kids with calm & confidence each day in a way that causes them to do what’s asked of them because they WANT to (not because they HAVE to) … because you’re helping to build essential life skills that have them behaving well & being respectful when you’re NOT looking!

The Firm & Kind Parenting Blueprint is your step by step plan & video training to help you build the family of your dreams. Click HERE to learn more now!

If you have a question, comment or a suggestion about today’s episode, or the podcast in general, send me an email at [email protected] or connect with me over on Facebook @freshstartfamily & Instagram @freshstartwendy.


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