Stress Free Kids, Stress Free Parenting Program
(8 week program for parents of children aged four to teens)
Starts - Monday 11th March, 2019
The Stress Free Kids, Stress Free Parents Program will teach you:
This program is for anyone who lives or works with children aged four to teens, on a regular basis - parents, grandparents, child care providers or teachers.
While it's true that different ages require different approaches, 'The Stress Free Kids, Stress Free Parenting Program' is not just teaching you how to handle the behaviour in children, it's teaching you:
I was having exhausting, chaotic mornings trying to manage myself and the behaviour of my then 7 year old and to a lesser extent, 12 year old. I was lacking connection, empathy and operating out of stress.
Post program, we are connected and in a good groove. I have compassion, empathy and understanding but am able to be firm about what needs to happen. I am unafraid to stop and deliver a life lesson. I can communicate in/out of context to help my children. We enjoy our mornings which are now calm and ordered and my now recently 8 year old son gets ready on his own. There is no resistance and lots of connection. I feel more happy and energised to start the day on the right foot.
With the roadmap the program has given me, I feel equipped to appropriately address whatever gets thrown my way. I would highly recommend this program to any parent wishing for deeper connection with and understanding of their child and a smoother, more joy-filled existence.
Over 8 weeks you will receive 8 x 60-90 minute videos to watch / listen to that will teach you the knowledge and skills you need to create a balanced, calm and connected family environment.
Time poor? We show you how to break these videos down into smaller digestible snippets over the week too, in case you don't have time to watch in one sitting.
Each week you receive PDFs with exercises that help you to apply what you've been learning to your specific circumstances.
Repetition is the mother of learning, so the more you apply this information, the better the results.
This PDF also contains a summary of information, so you can print out key parts from the video's content.
What typically happens after a face to face session with a counsellor?
You're left to go back to your challenging home environment on your own, waiting until your next appointment before you can trouble shoot the next challenge you face.
Not on this program you won't. We'll be with you 7 days a week for 8 weeks to answer your questions, get you through those tough times and help you apply what you're learning in REAL TIME!
But it won't just be one qualified counsellor. You'll have TWO of us checking in and helping you through.
A FREE copy of my Ebook* -
'A Parent's Guide to Finding Your Lost Identity & Discovering your personal peace'
Often when we become parents, we lose ourselves in this role. Who am I? What do I want for my life? The problem is we're often trying to relive our old identity, but it's no longer relevant. This book won't just help you find your identity, but redefine it. Discover who you are, let go of the old and invite in the new. Then find practical ways to engage in this new self.
*Available as a hard copy for an additional fee upon check out
A FREE copy of my Ebook* -
'A Parent's Guide to Balance and getting more YOU Time'
Feeling time poor and overwhelmed? This book won't just help you to streamline your life better, it will also delve into how you think about time, and how being deliberate about your priorities, can free up more time for you!
*Available as a hard copy for an additional fee upon check out
All weekly videos are downloadable and accessible forever!
There's no time limit to keep to. Although the program is delivered over 4 weeks, all videos are downloadable, so you can keep them on hand to go over forever!
We can't change what we're not aware of. This first week helps you understand why you feel so triggered by your child's behaviour and helps you understand the thinking behind yours and your child's emotions and behaviour.
You will learn:
Video two now jumps into the world of your child in more depth, so you can finally understand the answer to your question... 'WHY do they do that?!"
You will learn:
Video three is where we start to arm you with the knowledge to teach your child to feel good about themselves and to handle the inevitable challenges of life with a healthy mindset, that will automatically trigger better behaviour.
You will learn:
In Week Four, it's time to blend the old school with the new in a respectful, kind and nurturing way. Kids need boundaries and to understand their behaviour has consequences. This week we show you how to merge the things we love about the old school, but with new school approaches.
You will learn:
Video five changes the way you communicate in ways your child can hear you.
When your child is in defensiveness, hurt or anger the learning part of the brain shuts down. This week will teach you how to reopen those communication channels and start working on resolution and routine in the household.
You will learn:
We all know that kids need help with their self-esteem. They live in a challenging world. Week Six teaches you how to help your child feel good about themselves and to stop personalising other people's behaviour or rate themselves poorly when life doesn't go to plan.
You will learn:
1 in 7 children suffer from a mental health condition. Depression and especially anxiety are running rife in our communities. Week Seven teaches you how to understand what triggers depression and anxiety and how to avoid these conditions from consuming your child.
You will learn:
Our final video gives you a 5-step road map to handling the ongoing challenges you and your child may face moving forward. We introduce you to our Mind TRACK to Happiness process that will integrate everything you've been learning by following just one process.
This process is one that both you and your child can practice as a family ethos.
You will learn:
Anonymous Thank you
From a desperate mum
I have a teenage daughter who was diagnosed with depression, anxiety, self harm and suicidal tendencies last year.
While she has been receiving treatment, our home situation was still quite “stressed” and she was not improving. As her parents we had no idea how to parent her. Out of desperation we started your course.
It has been a very big eye opener for us and has helped us understand why our daughter is the way she is and how our parenting has had some influence over the way she sees herself.
It has helped us understand why we act/believe the way we do. We have been able to implement some changes and have some understanding of the thought processes that have brought our daughter to be diagnosed with her condition and we are learning to use the techniques from your program to improve our parenting.
Thank you for helping us find a better parenting solution. We needed one to help keep our daughter alive. Thank you
HOW MUCH DOES THE STRESS FREE KIDS, STRESS FREE PARENTING PROGRAM COST?
Here's a reminder of what you'll be receiving on this challenge:
Most people would easily pay hundreds of dollars if they knew they'd be able to say goodbye to the daily fight with their kids and say hello to a new stress free family environment. But we're not charging hundreds of dollars. This program has two affordable payment options:
If you don't see any difference in your child or your family within the first 30 days, you can just email us and ask for your money back.
We know our strategies work and we know we can help you, but we also know that you're still learning to trust us.
We're happy to back this program with this money back guarantee, so there's no financial risk to you.
Bottom line is, get results or we'll return your money to you.
My name is Jackie Hall and I am the Founder of the Parental Stress Centre as well as a qualified counsellor, 5-time international author, mother of two and ex screamer who has had to walk her own talk.
Nothing you learn from me will ever be taught from any pedestal of perfection. Our motto is Real support, real solutions and no judgements and I stand by that commitment.
I’ve worked with over 20,000 parents over the last decade teaching them how to manage their own mindset and emotions, as well as their child's, and how to create harmonious relationships with their kids.
My programs are always designed to give you quick results that will last the long term, providing you keep applying the tools you're learning (as we know repetition and consistency is how the brain learns).
I am so excited to bring you this program that's going to completely turn your family's interactions with each other to a whole new and exciting level.
My name is Donna Spittles and I am a Mum to two young children and a Counsellor working on the Sunshine Coast.
Before I became a parent I had worked with families and children for many years both as a carer and then as a Counsellor. I had very strong values and ideas about how I wanted to raise my children and what an ideal parent looked like.
What I hadn't realised is what a huge impact the beliefs I had formed throughout my life would have on my good parenting intentions.
My parenting just didn't match the ideal image I had in my head and I very quickly fell in to a cycle of stress and depression.
I didn't cope with having bad days or being human. Through my training and experience as a Bachelor Qualified Counsellor I was able to reflect on my beliefs and behaviour and change my mindset but I also realised not all parents have the benefit of qualifications and experience in interpreting human behaviour.
Taking what I had learned through my professional and personal experience to stressed out parents, children and families became my passion and has been my work for the last few years.
I am so thankful that the PSC exists and parents don't have to struggle and work it out on their own like I did. I feel privileged to become part of the PSC team and I am excited to support clients using Jackie's amazing programs.
I work out of the values of compassion, trust and liberation and I am looking forward to continuing to support the well-being of parents and families.
Crystal, Oak Flats, NSW, Australia (before and after testimonial)
Ayako, Boronia, VIC, Australia
First and foremost, parents often turn to consequences as a default and while this is often necessary to teach children that certain behaviours are unacceptable, often parents use this approach too much and the kids get immune to it and learn not to care about losing things.
We need to implement this approach alongside other approaches too. We need to bring in light AND shade, not just the shade (consequences), so when you do implement the shade, your child has a reference point of how much better it is to co-operate to bring about more shade
Also, issuing consequences is often not enough to teach your child to handle their thoughts, feelings and actions. When we default to only consequences, that might teach your child not to behave like that anymore, but have we address why they behaved that way in the first place (the thoughts and emotions behind the action), or how to behave in an alternative way.
Often the reason behind the behaviour is hurt or confusion or reactivity and they don’t yet know how to respond in a different way. It’s our job to also teach them the necessary skills for life because reality is, challenging events will come up.
When you issue those disciplinary techniques like time out, counting to three, punishment of choice etc, we’re really only dealing with the end result – the reaction. It’s like putting a band aid over the problem. it only works until next time a similar event triggers the same thought process, which triggers the same reaction.
Here are just a few examples of common behaviours parents deal with and the mindset behind them:
Anger in children is about control – either they’ve learnt that it gets them control, or it’s a reaction to feeling powerless and feeling like they are being controlled by one or more people. Sometimes there can be an underlying hurt going on being that anger also, that needs attention. Another reason why the focus needs to be on mindset first, rather than disciplining behaviour first.
Strong willed children often get attached to the picture of how they want things to be. The lesson here will be how both of you can learn flexibility, negotiation and compromise and how to set boundaries TOGETHER.
Anxiety in children comes from a fear of life not going to plan because of pictures they have in their head of how something could go wrong and how it’s supposed to be right. They believe that they should be able to manipulate situations so that it always goes to plan, thus have difficulties with the anomalies that life deals them because it doesn’t match the ‘picture. The learning will be in teaching them to embrace change and see the value in all life situations, so there is nothing to fear.
Sibling Rivalry can be about many things – power play, competition, feelings of worthlessness, roles that are being played in the family dynamics, favourtism (deliberate or not), jealousy, or just plain old developmental. The lesson hear is to establish the core root of it before we can determine the best approach.
If we want to help our child to stop repetitively behaving the way they do, we have to get to the root of WHY they are behaving this way – how they THINK!
Then we can establish a plan of how to upgrade/change their thought process and follow up with traditional disciplinary techniques to reinforce what we are teaching them, if necessary.
The simple answer is, because as parents, we are caught up in a ‘story’ about our child’s behaviour, often personalising their behaviour, or because we feel out of control, not knowing what else to do to stop our child’s behaviour and feel powerless.
Just like your child who is reacting to how they perceive and interpret life, you too are doing the same. Often the reason why we get reactive over anything, is because of how we are perceiving the event and what we perceive the event to mean about ourselves.
When we are highly reactive and caught up in our own stories about how a situation ‘should’ be different, what we are missing out on because our children keep behaving the way they do, how they ‘should’ know better’ and what you feel they are doing to your life (eg I never get any time to myself, I’ve had enough of having to deal with all this…. etc), it is very difficult to be able to work on your child’s behaviour because all your attention particles are being used up on the story of how things ‘should’ be. We call that being in conflict with reality.
When you’re in fighting in your mind about the reality of your child’s behaviour and personalising what’s going on, it becomes extremely difficult to focus on solutions and help your child learn to think and behave differently. So the first part of the solution is to change how you are perceiving the situation with your child and free those attention particles up to focus on change – changing your mindset AND changing your child’s, thus changing BOTH your reactions by default.
In the Stress Free Kids, Stress Free Parenting program, we spend an entire week focussing on what causes you stress, so you can be working on your own emotions and reactions alongside working on your child’s emotions and reactions.
This comprehensive parenting program is run by Jackie Hall, mum of a preteen and teenager, parental counselor, a world leader in practical parenting strategies and Founder of The Parental Stress Centre of Australia.
For a decade, Jackie has been committed to training herself and thousands of other parents on how to overcome the difficulties of raising a child. Her real, practical and non-judgmental approach has positioned her as a leading provider of parental advice and programs in Australia and internationally.
Jackie has worked with thousands of parents over the last decade and has also worked extensively with clients facing severe depression, anxiety and drug and alcohol addictions in both adults and late teens.
She has a deep understanding about the challenges in family dynamics and how to begin working through the complexities of individual perspectives integrating together to improve those family dynamic.
Jackie is passionate about helping parents learn how to reconnect, communicate, resolve conflict and achieve what all family members want – love, to belong, to feel good enough and to have peaceful relationships. All of this is possible when you are learning how to focus on your perceptions first, and your practical skills second.
What parents love the most about Jackie’s approach, is her friendly, real and down to earth, non judgemental approach towards ALL situations parents face.
What is the normal avenue of support measures for parents? You go to a health professional, counsellor or psychologist once a week for one hour, pay well over $100 per session in most cases, and then you are left to your own devices for the rest of the time until the next appointment (which can be several weeks).
Often when you go to a counselling session, you spend a lot of time talking about your problems, not leaving a lot of time for learning specific strategies and approaches to manage your emotions or the emotions of your children.
But what if you had access to your qualified counsellor every day for eight weeks teaching you how to understand your emotions, manage your reactions, understand your child’s behaviour and strategise about that behaviour, and then giving you support to apply this information directly to your personal circumstances?
Well that’s what it’s like in the Stress Free Kids, Stress Free Parenting program.
During the week you are learning lots of valuable information through your weekly videos, and then in between those videos you have Jackie holding your hand as much as you want/ need throughout the entire 8 weeks through our Closed FB group and through our four live webinars, held fortnightly during the program.
So you are learning AND receiving guidance and support WHILE you make changes in the comfort of your home. No babysitters. No appointments needed.
In addition you will be doing this program alongside your peers – parents feeling exactly like you do, and learning exactly what you are, so you get to learn from them too. You’ll never feel alone.
Yes! We are only interested in helping parents to change so we have a money back guarantee on our programs.
If you don’t experience any change to your family within the first 30 days, we will happily refund your money, no questions asked.
We know that when participants apply themselves to this program, really commit to it and reach out to us when they get stuck, that we can help them to shift through their challenges. However we are also aware that some circumstances mean that more individual one-on-one approaches may work better, or more intensive support is required, so we will always refund anyone we have not been able to help.
So you have nothing to lose and only peace, joy and long lasting connections with your kids, to gain.
The Stress Free Kids, Stress Free Parenting Program is so much more than a program with a catchy name that gets your children to do their daily chores.
The reality is happy children who live values like co-operation, respect and consideration for others, develop through the experiences they accumulate over years. It doesn't just happen by itself.
How many times have you reacted in anger at your child's behaviour because you simply didn't know how to make it stop and you felt out of control?
How many nights have you felt guilty, not feeling enough for your child because you didn't know how to help them or deal with a situation calmly?
And how much is it costing you, your child and your relationship with them to continue to feel stressed, angry and powerless when dealing with these inevitable challenges of parenting?
I'm not asking you these questions to blame, or criticise. I want you to ask yourself these questions in the hope that you'll realise that it's time to turn it all around.
In this day and age, ignorance is a choice. There are so many resources that are available in today's online world that can help you to learn what you need to make the changes you want to make. Right now, for instance, you have in front of you a program that's literally going to teach you how to communicate with your child differently - in a way that can turn everything around for you, your child and your family. We're offering you a life line here!
And we're going to support you, answer your questions and help you with your unique situations, the simple price of $185 or 8 x $25 payments.
And to top it off, there's not even any financial risk to you because if it doesn't work you can ask for a refund.
Now, Imagine how different life could be if you didn't have to fight with your children every day.
Imagine being able to smile and laugh with your children more often.
Imagine being able to still lead your family with clear boundaries, but have them respected and followed.
Imagine having a loving, close and connected relationship with your child that lasts a lifetime.
When you learn how to communicate effectively with your child, that's exactly what sort of life you're opening yourself up to.
This is what you will be learning on The Stress Free Kids, Stress Free Parenting Program. Are you ready for it?
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