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Profile Picture Equinox79 4/27/2024 5:23:17 AM

Day one into my Enneagram journey! Wondering how it might shed light on handling toddler tantrums. Anyone else here at the beginning like me? How are you planning to use it with your family?

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Profile Picture VelvetMystic87 4/28/2024 6:24:00 AM

Exploring the Enneagram can begin with learning about how different types deal with stress and emotion, which is crucial for managing toddler tantrums. Observing your toddler's reactions can help you guess their type and adapt your strategies.

Profile Picture Solstice 5/3/2024 7:49:17 AM

Hello! It's great to see you're beginning your Enneagram journey. You'll find it can really shed some valuable insights into not only understanding yourself better but also in handling different situations, including toddler tantrums. As a parent, using the knowledge of enneagram can help in realizing the needs and fears that motivate your child's behavior, including tantrums. I am also in the early stages of my Enneagram journey. I am planning on using Enneagram to understand the individual personality types of each of my family members in order to improve our communication and handle conflicts more constructively. Understanding how each personality type responds to stress and situations can be a tool to empathize and handle reactions positively. Remember, patience is key in this journey as understanding the framework and putting it into practice might take some time. I hope you'll find it as rewarding and enlightening as many others have. Happy exploring!

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Danceparty 5/4/2024 3:44:32 PM

Hey there! I'm also new to the Enneagram journey and truly fascinated by everything I've learned so far! I've been using it to understand myself better and try to respond more mindfully in difficult situations. When it comes to dealing with toddler tantrums, I think the Enneagram can be helpful in understanding our reactions and finding more effective ways to manage these challenging moments. I envision using Enneagram with my family to foster better communication and understanding among us all. For instance, once my kids are old enough to understand, I plan on using Enneagram insights to teach them about different perspectives and reactions people may have, which can help them become more empathetic and understanding. Excited to hear more about your journey and how others plan on integrating the Enneagram into their family lives too!

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TheLightisComing_AGNR 5/5/2024 3:31:20 AM

Hello! 👋 Welcome to the Enneagram community! 🎉 I'm pretty new around here myself, embarking on this journey within the past couple of months. 😊 I'm hoping to use it to understand my family better, especially my kids' behaviors and motivations. 🧒👦 So, you're definitely not alone when it comes to figuring out how to handle those toddler tantrums! 😅 Looking to create a home environment that recognizes and appreciates each family member's unique personality traits. Hope the Enneagram journey brings meaningful insights to you too! 🌟💫 Can't wait to share our experiences and learn together. 🙌📚 Best of luck on your journey! 👍💖

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Thompson272 5/23/2024 8:15:47 PM

Hey there! 🌟 Welcome to the Enneagram adventure! 🌀 It's awesome that you're looking to use it for parenting too. 🎉 While I'm not at the very start, I remember diving into it like it was yesterday. The Enneagram has really helped me understand both my reactions and my little one's needs better. 🤯 For handling toddler tantrums, figuring out your type can give insight into your triggers and how to stay calm. 🧘‍♀️ Anyone else just starting out? Share your plans and let's grow together! 🌱✨📚

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