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Four-year-olds are actively working to make sense of their surroundings and engage with those around them. The relationship you have with your child forms a solid foundation from which your child can feel safe to explore the world. Now is the right time for parents and those in a parenting role to continue to grow a trusting relationship with their child. Parenting is an exciting adventure that does not come without its challenges. The parenting process and tools shared in this podcast from ParentingMontana.org will give you ideas to try right now to support your four-year-old as they build the skills needed to be successful. Implementing the parenting process and tools from this podcast will allow you and your child to work toward strengthening communication, building a healthy relationship, and developing social and emotional skills. ParentingMontana.org gives parents and those in a parenting role a process and tools to grow their child’s confidence, respectfulness, and ability to make healthy choices. The Montana Department of Health and Human Services partnered with the Center for Health and Safety Culture at Montana State University to create the resources on ParentingMontana.org. Through this work they wanted to promote healthy mental, emotional, and behavioral development. Although these tools were originally developed for parents in Montana, parents everywhere can benefit from investing in their parenting skills. The five-step process you will learn to use through this podcast is a framework for parenting with empathy and love throughout your child’s life. As you grow your confidence with the process, you will be able to manage everyday struggles now as well as future parenting topics as your child grows. The five steps include: Gain Input, Teach, Practice, Support, and Recognize. Parenting is a big responsibility and does not come easily. Using the process and tools in this podcast from ParentingMontana.org allows parents and those in a parenting role to turn times your child is struggling into positive, teachable moments that enhance your parent-child relationship. The tools available for parenting your four-year-old include: Confidence, Guidance and Discipline for Skill Building, Friends, Listening, Tantrums, Reading, Routines, Sharing, Talking About Differences, Eating, Defiance and Power Struggles, Happiness, Resilience, Empathy, Kindness, and Responsibility. Listen now to grow your parenting skills today!