Ep. 70 How Moving Affects Kids with Licensed Professional Counselor Lindsay Walter of EmotionalGrowthSTL
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In this episode REALTORS® Adam Kruse and Shannon St. Pierre talk to family and child therapist Lindsay Walter about how to help a child deal with the stress of moving to a new town. Find out ways to help your child say goodbye to their friends, even during a pandemic.
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Shannon St. Pierre-https://hermannlondon.com/realtor/shannon-st-pierre/
Lindsay Walter - https://emotionalgrowthstl.com/staff/lindsay-highres/
Produced by Joey Vosevich
Theme Song by Trastornobeats
0:45 Adam introduces Lindsay Walter, MA, LPC
1:13 Shannon is in the middle of a big move to a new town and her 9 year old daughter has not been taking it well
2:50 Shannon's daughter really doesn't like people coming into the house and looking through her room
4:00 Where to start the conversation about moving with your child
4:35 How do you make it so the kids know that the family is a team?
5:00 How did Shannon's daughter know that people were coming into her room?
5:58 Meet the child with empathy instead of jumping right into fix-it mode
8:00 Shannon's daughter is refusing to declutter
12:00 Shannon's daughter doesn't want to leave her underwear at the house when she is not there
17:28 Shannon's daughter hasn't really been able to say goodbye to her school friends because of the pandemic
19:30 Take pictures and videos with the child and put them into a digital scrapbook showing all the people and places that they loved
22:00 Have a goodbye moving day ceremony to thank the house for all the ways it served the family
23:30 How to acclimate to the new place.
27:30 There is a home inspection company that will verify that the home is monster free
30:30 Shannon's daughter loves this book where the only way to get rid of monsters is to kiss and hug them
31:30 What should parents be doing to the home so their child can succeed during quarantine?
36:36 Shannon feels that moving to an unfamiliar state and being forced to isolate is a recipe for disaster
39:00 Is it okay for children to bond with their friends over video conferencing apps?
42:30 What kind of families does Lindsay usually work with at Emotional Growth STL?
46:55 How do you teach a child coping skills?
48:30 How do you talk to a child who is having a meltdown?
53:28 Contact Lindsay by going to EmotionalGrowthSTL.com