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Positive, gentle, respectful or responsive parenting–whatever you call it, there are many societal misconceptions about what these styles are. Here to help me bust some myths and dig into the research and brain science is Sarah R. Moore. From intergenerational transmission of parenting styles, redefining our goals, and the importance of strengthening mental and emotional health in our children, you won’t want to miss this deep dive into WHY these new parenting styles are effective.

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53. Positive parenting isn’t permissive parenting: How to integrate effective discipline that prioritizes emotional and mental health with Sarah R. Moore

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48. The difference between a tantrum and a meltdown: Q&A with Dr. Emily Upshur

Difference between a tantrum and a meltdown

Did you know there is a difference between a tantrum and a meltdown? Do you know what that difference is?

Dr. Emily Upshur, from Upshur Bren Psychology Group, is back to answer those questions and help arm parents with the tools they need to best support their child through each. We’ll discuss what is happening in your child’s brain and body when they’re dysregulated, why these aren’t manipulative behaviors, and address the misconception that parents need to ignore bad behavior as a means of not reinforcing it.

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46. The benefits of mindfulness: How to use this practice for ourselves and our children with Diana Winston

Mindfulness can be an effective tool, allowing us to create new neural pathways in our brain that we can access in the heat of the moment, helping us stay regulated during life’s stressful, overwhelming and frustrating times. In this episode, I am joined by the Director of Mindfulness Education at UCLA’s Mindful Awareness Research Center, […]

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45. The importance of proper repair after rupture: Strengthening our parent-child relationships with Dana Rosenbloom

It is important we give ourselves permission to not always get it right in parenting. But after we do have a messy moment, it’s also important we know how to reconnect to create a sense of trust and intimacy in our parent-child relationship.  I’ve invited Dana Rosenbloom, founder of Dana’s Kids, back on the show […]

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