Don't Just Get Mad—Get Moving: Teach Skills That Matter

Don’t Just Get Mad—Get Moving: Teach Skills That Matter

Don't Just Get Mad Get Moving Teach Skills That Matter

I recently saw a post like this in an Autism Facebook Group and it just broke my heart.



The comments were coming fierce and fast.

“Awww kids are so mean”

“My biggest fear for my boys…”

“That is bs! The rule in my daughter’s class is, every child gets an invite or Noone at all.

“Kids are so rude.”

“Shame on the parents”

“My son struggles with making friends too. People are so cruel.”

One parent even suggested she should throw him a party and invite everyone except this child who called her son “weird”.


Here is the thing…. most parents who commented are spending their time focusing on the wrong things.


Most of the posts are from parents who don’t have a potty trained, communicating children with no problem behaviors.


Instead of working on what’s in front of their face, they are obsessing about the injustices their children can be exposed to.


And I get it, this post is triggering.


My Mama Bear would definitely wants to come out and be angry and hurt with this too.


But…

When I calm down and I look at it, I ask myself


“Am I helping my child staying in a space that is just going to defocus me and keep me pissed off and resentful?” 

OR

“Do I want to be in a place that is going to show me how to teach the most important skills my child needs to thrive?”


What would be the better use of your time?

It needs to be a part of your parenting that you stop yourself from jumping down the rabbit hole of poor me and my child and get to TEACHING your baby with Autism the life skills they need to have a chance to live an independent life.


Then when the time comes to have problems like this you’ll be better equipped to navigate uncomfortable situations vs doing nothing and just being angry at the world that stops for no one.



This is what we will go DEEP on at Potty Power.



This work will challenge you but challenges are a part of the human experience for ALL OF US.


There is no better example you could set for your child than them seeing their parents show them the path.


And although we never want to have our child experience pain, seeing them thrive in the face of it, will help you to feel solid you’re doing right by them.


Xo Michelle

 

P.S. Potty Power Bootcamp is coming next week!  JOIN ME LIVE Wednesday June 12th at 7pm EST and lets get your baby Potty Trained this summer.  JOIN HERE.  THERE WILL BE NO REPLAY so you’ll want to show up live!



P.S. MINDSET is 95% of the Potty Game, 5% is tactical.  If that surprises you then you need to make sure you come LIVE to the workshop so I can explain how.  Coming live will give you direct access to ask questions, get a free gift and even a chance to win some prizes.  I’ll also be opening the doors to the Champions for Our Children Masterclass with some surprises so make sure to BE THERE LIVE! xo

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Michelle B. Rogers is an Autism Mom & Life Coach for Parents of Children with Autism. She is an expert in helping parents Potty Train and Improve the Communication Skills of their children, with a "straight forward" results-driven approach. Her mission is helping every child with Autism to reach their greatest potential by empowering their parents. She provides Autism Parents with the mental, emotional and tactical tools and strategies to help their child live as independent of a life as possible so they too get their independence back.

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