We don’t always realize both our kids AND our parenting are traveling through predictable stages. In fact, we go through the phases not once, but twice. In this episode Billy & Joy go through each stage so you will can recognize the challenges and realize that the "deja vu" you're experiencing is completely normal!
Related (ish) Links:
Backmasking a la Wikipedia
The famous Farrah poster… you don’t need a link do you? How about this one to switch things up?
Growth Stage – Stephen Glenn
Glenn’s most popular book is Raising Self Reliant Children in a Self-indulgent World
The book with the stages isn’t currently in print, but you can read the material on google books here:
The Three Stages
Discovery - Age 0-4
Testing Out – Age 5-6
Concluding – Age 9-12
Discovery - Age 12-14
Testing Out – Age 15-17
Concluding – 17+
Talk about this:
Evaluate what stage your children are in and ask yourself what work do I need to do to make this stage better?
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