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Tuning into our bond with our child and their attachment to us can be one of our most powerful tools in parenting. Jennifer Kolari is the founder of Connected Parenting, a method based on the neurobiology of love, teaching parents how to use compassion and empathy as powerful medicine to transform challenging behaviors and build children’s emotional resilience and emotional shock absorbers.

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154. Balancing love, limits, and empathy: How to use connection to make parenting easier with Jennifer Kolari

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153. BTS: Does using Elf on the Shelf undermine my respectful parenting philosophy?

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Does incorporating Elf on the Shelf into your holiday traditions challenge the principles of respectful parenting?

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148. Unlocking the power of polyvagal theory: Using the nervous system to wire our children for resilience, with Seth Porges

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Did you know that understanding the intricate ways our nervous system responds to our environment can actually help us raise children who are resilient, healthy, and mindful?

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147. BTS: What are practical tips for dealing with whining kids?

Young child whining

Learn how to respond most effectively to your child’s whining in the moment and what parents can do to encourage less whining from their kids in the future.

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