In this course, I discuss healthy strategies to support children's stress and anger -- ways to help them STAY calm and peaceful, what to do "in the moment," as well as how to recover afterwards.
22-minute mini-course. Subtitles coming soon.View the course
We often hear that the world is tough, so we should prepare our children by toughening them up accordingly -- but is that true? Here's the positive parenting take on that and how we can push back.
4-minute course with subtitlesView the course
Here are some tips to help the picky eater try more foods and round out their diet. In addition to these, I recommend not framing foods as "good" or "bad" -- focus more on balance. Also, have some fun with what you call foods (who needs "broccoli" when you can eat "trees"?). Watch more tips here!
6-minute videoView the course
Whether it's bodily care, getting out the door, or whatever we're tired of asking our child to take care of -- and they just WON'T -- this can be the key to better cooperation.
6-minute course.View the course
A common assumption is that we have to sleep train children or they'll "never learn to sleep," but that's not true! Here are reasons children wake up, and how to support them to learn to sleep well on their own when they're developmentally ready.
Important note: The AAP recommends infants share a parents' room "ideally for a year, but at least for six months" to reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).
25-minute course.View the course
4.5-minute overview of why "use your words" doesn't work for kids, from the perspective of brain science.View the course
If you're transitioning your child from a confined sleeping space (such as a crib) to a "big kid" bed, they have all sorts of newfound freedom -- and sometimes explore the idea of getting OUT of bed when it's sleep time! Here are some tips to help, using a peaceful and responsive parenting approach.
8-minute mini-course.View the course