Podcast

21. Being Inconsistent is Part of the Process (But it Sends Mixed Messages) Jun 27, 2022

If I had a dollar for every time a parent told me "I need to be more consistent" I'd be living a life of luxury on a beach somewhere :)

If being consistent, feels like a chore then you are doing this whole parenting thing absolutely perfectly :)

Sometimes it does feel like a chore....and that's...

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20. Consequence vs. Punishment: What's the Difference? Jun 20, 2022

If you're confused about what the difference between a consequence and a punishment is, don't stress. It's simple in theory, harder in practice.

In this episode, I break it ALLL down for you and when in doubt, trust that inner commentary in that beautiful head of yours above all else :)

If you...

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19. Why You Can’t Stop Yelling (explained in 5 year old terms) Apr 22, 2022

If you are trying to cut out yelling (or any other tactic you don't want to use), you are in fact learning a new skill. When we're learning a new skill, there is a concept that we need to keep in mind. It's one that I explain to my kids all of the time when they get frustrated learning to read,...

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18. Don't Bother with the "One Mental Health Day a Month" Rule Apr 19, 2022

There is a trend going on right now to give your child one day off of school each month to support their mental health. Although I strongly believe in supporting our children's mental health and well-being, giving them one day off a month is missing the point. 

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17. Next Time You're Going to Yell, Try This Apr 08, 2022

 It's SOOOO hard not to yell at our child even when we try hard not to.

Here are 2 tried and true strategies to interrupt your yelling pattern.

BONUS: They're easy peasy lemon squeezy :)

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16. You’re Screwing Up Your Child (and Here’s Why It’s OK) Apr 01, 2022

 Parenting is SOOOO important and we care so much about our child, that it's hard not to worry about screwing them up. 

I was asked the question on a recent podcast interview about how to show yourself grace and compassion even when we're struggling in our parenting.

So here are my...

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15. How to Use a Framework to Parent Your Unique Child Mar 25, 2022

We don’t often talk about frameworks in the land of parenting so I understand that there might be a bit of confusion around what a framework is, and how it can help you parent.

And I will admit, that as much as I believe wholeheartedly in using a framework approach in parenting, I have...

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14. Can you ACTUALLY Get Your Kid to Listen WITHOUT Yelling? Mar 20, 2022

It's hard to believe that it's possible to get your kid to listen without yelling at them, because let's face it... it's the ONLY thing that works sometimes. 

But getting them to listen without needing to resort to yelling, is much easier to get your head around when we break it down....

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13. Snacking Before Dinner - Should You Allow It? Feb 23, 2022

 If you don't want your kids snacking before dinner, then this episode is a MUST-LISTEN! 

In this episode, I dissect a conversation I had with a mom who was frustrated with her kids for continuing to grab snacks out of the cupboard while she was telling them no. 

I use the...

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12. Your Child is Telling You Something When They Act Out Feb 08, 2022

All misbehavior is a miscommunication, which means your child is telling you something each and every single time they act out. 

They're not just doing it for fun.
They're not trying to piss you off.

They are communicating in the only way they know how at that moment.

In this episode, I walk...

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9. Put an End to Sibling Rivalry and Reduce the Fighting in Your Home Apr 20, 2021

Today we are talking about sibling rivalry, sibling fighting, squabbling, bickering, name-calling pestering and bugging each other for seemingly NO REASON, always wanting what the other one has (despite not wanting it two seconds earlier), and constantly competing with each other.

And of...

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