303: Fri-Date | Top Strategies to Improve Your Child’s Behavior with Behavior Expert Megg Thompson

Nov 13, 2020 | Fridate, Interviews, Podcast



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Topic: Improving Children’s Behavior

Today we have our first ever Fri-Date guest, Megg. She played soccer with Kim in high school, and she’s grown into a badass behavior counselor with a love-over-fear approach. When Sophia first started going to a new school, she had a lot of behavioral issues, and Megg was the one who helped us work through them. She’s going to offer some tools you can use to help manage unwanted behaviors in your kids without the nasty side effects.

In This Conversation We Cover: 

  • [05:28] Dealing with behavior issues in kids
  • [09:31] How to know what needs are not being met
  • [13:18] Processing kids’ emotions
  • [20:35] Handling jealousy
  • [24:12] The line between over- and under-parenting and thoughts on spanking
  • [31:06] The four needs we all have
  • [36:16] How to do the things you don’t want to do as a parent
  • [46:38] Handling meltdowns when kids don’t get what they want


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Ciao! We’re Rob & Kim. Over the past two-decades we’ve lived by one motto, “Excuses are over. it’s time to live!”

In August of 2021, we put our motto to the test, sold everything and moved our family to Italy.