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With her extensive research and thought-provoking insights, author of the NY Times best selling book Never Enough, Jennifer Breheny Wallace brings to the forefront the challenges our children face in this high-pressure world.

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146. The hidden dangers of an achievement centric approach with Jennifer Breheny Wallace

Young girl showing an A+ grade on her homework

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120. Breaking the silence: A comprehensive breakdown of selective mutism with Dr. Carmen Tumialan Lynas

A comprehensive breakdown of selective mutism

How do you know whether your child has selective mutism or is just shy in certain situations? Joining me today to discuss selective mutism—an anxiety disorder that is characterized by the inability or refusal to speak in certain situations, despite being capable of speech in other settings—is Dr. Carmen Tumialan Lynas. Dr. Tumialan Lynas is a clinical psychologist and anxiety specialist and the founder of Advanced Therapeutic Solutions.

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109. BTS: When and how should we pull the pacifier?

Is it time to pull the pacifier?

Is it time to say goodbye to the pacifier? Learn when and how to pull the pacifier from your child while prioritizing their mental wellbeing and connection to you!

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65. Helping preschool parents prepare for drop-off, separation anxiety, and the development of social skills with Meredith Gary

Helping preschool parents prepare for drop-off & separation anxiety

Joining me this week to help parents learn how to guide their children through this transition is the co-director of the Downtown Little School, Meredith Gary.
From strategies for dealing with separation anxiety, to helpful tips to get your child out the door in the morning, to ways to foster your child’s connection to their teacher, this episode will help you feel prepared for the start of preschool!

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