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Raising Emotionally Strong Boys with David Thomas

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Since outbursts and sullenness are common in boys, it's easy to assume that's just how boys are and they will eventually grow out of it. But what if we understood the reasons behind their meltdowns or aloofness? What if there were tools that could help boys build an emotionally strong foundation?

In this episode, Josh and Christi talk with their dear friend, David Thomas, LMSW, author, and Director of Family Counseling at Daystar Counseling in Nashville, TN, about his new book Raising Emotionally Strong Boys.

Here are some highlights:

- Practical ways to help your son be resourceful, aware, resilient, and empathetic
- How we can help our boys problem solve in the midst of their self-pity
- Strategies to help boys discover a middle ground between shame and blame
- How to narrate your own navigation strategies in real time with your kids

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September 09, 2022
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Dr. Josh and Christi Straub are speakers, authors, and marriage and leadership coaches. Together, they lead Famous at Home, a company equipping leaders, corporations, and families in emotional intelligence and relational connection.

Josh and Christi host the Famous at Home podcast (amassing more than 2.5 million downloads), lead a yearlong coaching program called the Leader's Heart Cohort. They co-wrote three children’s books: What Am I Feeling?, What Do I Do with Worry? and What Do I Do with Anger? to help parents foster emotional awareness in kids.

Together, they also just released their latest book Famous at Home: 7 Decisions to Putting Your Family Center Stage in a World Competing for Your Time, Attention and Identity. Josh and Christi love adventuring and making memories with their three kids: Landon, Kennedy, and Micah.

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