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

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

elf ornament in a Christmas tree

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134. Change your child’s behavior in just 3 weeks: How to create your own personalized action plan

How to create your own personalized action plan

Want to learn how to change your child’s behavior in just 3 weeks? In this episode, I am breaking down the 10 simple steps I teach to the families in my clinical practice to help them make small shifts to their own behavior that will result in some big changes in their child. Plus, download my interactive workbook for an easy-to-follow, customized game plan you can use to start seeing meaningful change leading to more cooperation and family harmony!

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130. How to support our kids’ autonomy and independence, minus the power struggles, with Dr. Emily Edlynn

Supporting our kids autonomy

We all want our children to succeed. But, the way they get there can feel counterintuitive to many parents and mainstream parenting approaches. We need to let our kids stumble, let them make mistakes, and allow them to struggle a bit. Here to help parents understand how to support their child’s autonomy in a way that promotes family harmony is psychologist and author of Autonomy-Supportive Parenting: Reduce Parental Burnout and Raise Competent, Confident Children, Dr. Emily Edlynn

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105. How RIE can evolve into lifelong respectful parenting: Growing your parenting approach as your child grows with Janet Lansbury

How RIE can evolve into lifelong respectful parenting

Janet Lansbury was talking and blogging about respectful parenting long before it became a buzzword. Informed by her mentor and RIE creator Magda Gerber, Janet has spent decades encouraging parents and teaching them how to create loving and supportive environments for their children to help them grow into compassionate, confident, and resilient individuals.

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