Ep 145: Navigating Communication and Complexity in Parenting

Parenting with Impact

Jan 17 2024 • 28 mins

Leslie Josel, a renowned expert in effective communication strategies for parenting complex kids, has over two decades of experience in this field. Leslie's perspective on this topic is rooted in her belief that effective communication is the most crucial aspect for parents to understand. She emphasizes that all issues related to parenting complex kids ultimately boil down to how parents communicate with their children. Drawing from her personal journey as a parent to a child with ADHD and executive dysfunction, Leslie acknowledges that parenting complex kids can be overwhelming, but she underscores the need for parents to educate themselves and find ways to effectively communicate with their children. She also highlights the importance of translating complex medical and therapeutic language into conversational parenting language to make it more accessible for parents. Listen to this Parenting With Impact episode with Leslie Josel about communication with complex kids. Ten Tips for Calm and Confident Parenting of Complex Kids Parenting complex kids can be difficult, even mind-numbing at times. In this FREE Guide you’ll find clear, quick guidance to help you calm the chaos and more confidently prepare your child for greater independence and success! Learn techniques parents all over the world are using to reduce friction and (believe it!) rediscover the joy of parenting. https://impactparents.pages.ontraport.net/calm-confident-tipsheet?utm_campaign=Podcast&utm_source=episode&utm_medium=cta&utm_content=calm Here is what to expect on this week’s show: Leslie shares her journey of becoming an accidental entrepreneur. She explains how effective communication and support can make a difference in raising complex kids. Leslie and Elaine dive into the crucial role of brain activation in parenting and effective communication with children. Leslie shares insights on medication, meditation, sleep, nutrition, and exercise. Leslie explains techniques on acknowledging your child's current state, choosing the right moment to talk, and prioritizing clear communication. She describes how to create an environment where children feel comfortable discussing important matters without triggering defensiveness. Related Links: https://orderoochaos.com Get your FREE copy of 12 Key Coaching Tools https://impactparents.com/gift Connect with Leslie: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/orderoutofchaos Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/order.out.of.chaos/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/leslie-josel-adhd-student-parent-coach/ Connect with Impact Parents: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/impactparents/ @impactparents Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ImpactParent @impactparent LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/impactparents/ @impactparents X (fka Twitter): https://twitter.com/ImpactParents @impactparents Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices