Be patient, your hard work will pay off

It’s not working until it works. 😄⁠

Failing is what it looks like until we succeed.⁠

I coach moms who tell me “it” isn’t working.⁠

Their goal of having kids that listen…not happening.⁠

Being patient, connected, and loving when their kids are acting out isn’t happening.⁠

They feel like they are failing, and it’s never going to change.⁠

I asked them how they know.⁠

They usually respond by saying well my kids are yelling, being disrespectful, and not listening. Then I usually get upset and yell back to try to get their attention.⁠

I said that’s fine, it was going to continue to be like that until it isn’t anymore.⁠

This is how it works, moms. 👆🏻⁠

So many moms give up along the way because they aren’t there yet.⁠

Imagine going on a flight to the Bahamas.⁠

You go and knock on the door where the captain is.⁠

You say, “Excuse me but this isn’t working. You must not be doing it right because we aren’t there yet. I thought we were going to the Bahamas.”⁠

The pilot would probably respond and say, “This is a plane to the Bahamas.”⁠

“But where’s the water, the waves, the beach?” you ask. “Nothing on this plane feels or looks like the Bahamas. It actually feels like the opposite of the Bahamas.”⁠


It’s not the Bahamas until the second that you land. 🏝️⁠

Then it is.⁠

Thinking this isn’t working.⁠

Thinking we should stop, leads us to quit even though we are on our way.⁠

We think it isn’t working, but it is. You’re just still on your way.⁠

Keep going moms.⁠

Keep failing.⁠

It’s not working until it works. ❤️

This is the work we do in Connect Method Parenting.

It’s life-changing.

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Andee Martineau

Andee’s a mom of 6, reformed yeller, and the creator of Connect Method Parenting. She’s on a mission to help moms feel in control, bring the fun back into parenting, and ditch the yelling, corrections, and endless feelings of failure!

Can you imagine your kids happily listening to you, helping around the house, confiding in you, and getting along with their siblings? She’s got you covered with simple, scientifically-sound steps to do just that (that actually work. For real!)

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