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RIE, which stands for Resources for Infant Educarers, is a parenting philosophy created by Magda Gerber that has gained a lot of attention in recent years. Yet, there are still some common misconceptions many parents have about this approach.

Here to shed some light on the teachings of RIE is the founder of Beech Street Parenting, Courtney Dern.

If you are pregnant or a new parent, you won’t want to miss hearing why you actually need way less stuff than you may think, strategies for setting your child up with independent open-ended play opportunities from the start (plus why this is beneficial for their development), and the importance of slowing down to support your baby’s natural curiosity and exploration of the world around them.

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75. RIE in the real world: How two moms use and teach RIE with Courtney Dern

Resources for Infant Educarers

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31. It’s not about me: How to not take your child’s behavior so personally with Kim John Payne

Kim John Payne and I discuss ways parents can become a safe and secure base for their child of any age, review Kim’s 3 T’s (time, team and tone) and how they can serve as your guide in your parent-child interactions, and offer mindset shifts you can make to feel more capable, confident and effective in helping your child (and yourself!) get through emotional moments.

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