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Episode 22: How to Set & Maintain Effective Routines with Amy McCready, Positive Parenting Solutions

Brief summary of show:

In this week’s episode, I sit down with Amy McCready, the Founder of Positive Parenting Solutions and the creator of the 7-Step Parenting Success System online course, which has transformed over 75,000 families on six different continents.

She is the author of two best-selling parenting books: If I Have to Tell You ONE MORE TIME and The "Me, Me, Me" Epidemic.

Amy is a TODAY Show contributor and has been featured on CBS This Morning, CNN, Fox & Friends, MSNBC, Rachael Ray, Steve Harvey, The Doctors & others. Her greatest joy is helping moms and dads become the parents they've always wanted to be.

Listen in as we talk about:

  • How to structure routines that will support your kids and family

  • What to do when your kids don’t follow the routine

  • Tips to lessen power struggles

  • Ways to empower our kids to follow their own routine

  • How to communicate with your kids

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Podcast Highlights:

[00:02:29] Setting up strategies for good routines

[00:04:59] Structure of the routine and who owns the problem

[00:07:57] How to set our kids up for success

[00:10:33] Amy's thoughts on over-parenting and helicopter parenting

[00:13:09] How to deal with power struggles

[00:17:40] Establishing responsibilities

[00:19:24] The importance of mind, body and soul connection with our kids