Women of the Bible Podcast

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Elizabeth - Bonus: Helping Your Children Deal with Disappointments

Season:  Elizabeth

Alejandra Slemin: I think some children are a little more dramatic and play with things a little bit harder than others—it could be boys or girls.

One thing I try to practice is walking with them. My first temptation is to say, “Let’s do it. Let’s get this over with. Let’s get it done and move on.” But really listening to them as they express what it is that is hurting them.

I have to do that often with my son. “What’s in your heart? What’s bothering you about this situation?” Amazingly, they will say it. They will speak. But sometimes we don’t have the time to listen, or there is another child pulling on us.

But even if it is at bedtime or whatever quiet moment you can have with them. Just let them get it out and say, “This is how I’m feeling in this situation.” So listening …

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About the Teachers

Erin Davis

Erin Davis

Erin Davis is married to her high school sweetheart, Jason, and together they parent four energetic boys on their small farm in the midwest. She is the author of more than a dozen books and Bible studies, the content manager … read more …

Asheritah Ciuciu

Asheritah Ciuciu

Asheritah Ciuciu is a bestselling author, national speaker, and host of the Prayers of REST podcast. A Romanian missionary kid, she's passionate about helping people around the world enjoy Jesus through creative spiritual habits. Asheritah is married to her high … read more …

Alejandra Slemin

Alejandra Slemin

Alejandra Slemin is a sinner who believed in Jesus at the age of seven in her native country, Dominican Republic. She is a wife and homechool mom to four. She's passionate about Christ, studying the Scriptures, discipling, teaching, and learning … read more …