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Meaghan Jackson of Joyful Mud Puddles is a Gentle Christian Parenting Coach.  She has taken her passion for bringing peaceful calm to family life and pairs that with her background in education to help parents become more confident and well equipped. Meaghan has a Bachelor of Education and Engineering along with several years of teaching experience at a private school. For the past 12 years, she has homeschooled her boys – taking a whole family approach that encompasses learning for each of their ages. Meaghan is a community builder and advocate, organizing events and leading classes. As a successful business owner and entrepreneur, Meaghan understands the difficulties that many parents go through trying to juggle it all. Her family struggles and transformation is what led Meaghan to become a parenting coach because she desires for others for rediscover the joy in parenting. What better way to describe the messy, fun exciting life of a mom with three boys than Joyful Mud Puddles!

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Understanding Obedience and Cooperation for Christian Parents Joyful Mud Puddles

As an adult would you want to be in a controlling or forceful relationship? How do you feel when you are told what to do? Think about being volunteered for a position that you didn't really want to take. You would likely feel the urge to push back, or feel angry. This is how our kids feel about being told what to do all day long.I know that there is a lot of debate around obedience, especially when the bible does repeatedly does mention obedience. Jesus himself was obedient, even to death (Philippians 2:8) But there is a difference between forced obedience and willing cooperation / choosing to obey. The word obey means to comply with a command or request. So doing the action that was requested is obedience, but we should also be concerned with the heart or attitude behind it.In this episode I talk aboutThe down side of forced obedienceBenefits of cooperationTips for winning cooperationListening TipsAdditional StrategiesCaring for yourselfBe sure to download the FREE Guide the episode on YouTube: the Blog Post: more support in your parenting connect with MeaghanWebsite: www.joyfulmudpuddles.comFacebook: http://www.instagram.xom/joyfulmudpuddlesFacebook group:
  1. Understanding Obedience and Cooperation for Christian Parents
  2. Speech-Language Pathologist Interview with Rebecca Wong Kai Pun
  3. Infant Sleep Development: Interview with Heather Boyd
  4. How to get your child to listen
  5. Fit and Healthy Families: Interview with Dr. Orlena Kerek

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