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Dealing with toddler meltdowns or an angsty teen who doesn’t want to talk? Our parenting pros from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach provide real-life solutions based on the latest scientific research. Find the series on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or your favorite podcast app and subscribe today. Send us an email: parenting@iastate.edu. Find us on Facebook or Twitter: @scienceofparent. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. For the full non-discrimination statement or accommodation inquiries, go to www.extension.iastate.edu/diversity/ext.

Dealing with toddler meltdowns or an angsty teen who doesn’t want to talk? Our parenting pros from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach provide real-life solutions based on the latest scientific research. Find the series on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or your favorite podcast app and subscribe today. Send us an email: parenting@iastate.edu. Find us on Facebook or Twitter: @scienceofparent. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. For the full non-discrimination statement or accommodation inquiries, go to www.extension.iastate.edu/diversity/ext.

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Dealing with toddler meltdowns or an angsty teen who doesn’t want to talk? Our parenting pros from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach provide real-life solutions based on the latest scientific research. Find the series on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or your favorite podcast app and subscribe today. Send us an email: parenting@iastate.edu. Find us on Facebook or Twitter: @scienceofparent. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. For the full non-discrimination statement or accommodation inquiries, go to www.extension.iastate.edu/diversity/ext.

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English


Episodes

Relationships and Regulation | S.9 Ep.6

7/7/2022
Have you heard of attachment theory? This week we will explore what it is (and what it’s not) and the role that our parent-child relationship has in regulation. Send us an email: parenting@iastate.edu. Find us on Facebook or Twitter: @scienceofparent. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. For the full non-discrimination statement or accommodation inquiries, go to www.extension.iastate.edu/diversity/ext.

Duration:00:40:38

Establishing the Environment | S.9 Ep.5

6/30/2022
Do you wish your home was more peaceful? Us too. This week, you might be surprised by some of the strategies for establishing a home environment that encourages kids and adults to practice self-regulation. Send us an email: parenting@iastate.edu. Find us on Facebook or Twitter: @scienceofparent. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. For the full non-discrimination statement or accommodation inquiries, go to www.extension.iastate.edu/diversity/ext

Duration:00:51:00

Tuning in with Temperament | S.9 Ep.4

6/23/2022
Why does one of my kids gravitate toward tranquility while another gravitates toward tantrums? Because temperament. This week, the cohosts look at temperament traits, their influence on kids’ regulation tendencies, and practical strategies to help kids with any trait. Send us an email: parenting@iastate.edu. Find us on Facebook or Twitter: @scienceofparent. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. For the full non-discrimination statement or accommodation inquiries, go to...

Duration:00:56:52

Regulation in Stages | S.9 Ep.3

6/16/2022
Does regulation look the same for kids of different ages? What exactly are kids “regulating” toward? Parents of toddlers intervene HOW OFTEN to manage behavior? Get all these answers in this week’s episode! Send us an email: parenting@iastate.edu. Find us on Facebook or Twitter: @scienceofparent. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. For the full non-discrimination statement or accommodation inquiries, go to www.extension.iastate.edu/diversity/ext

Duration:00:49:18

I'm The Adult Here: My Regulation | S.9 Ep.2

6/9/2022
In this week’s episode, we examine and reflect on our parenting role when it comes to regulation, self-control, and big feelings. We also look at a common wellness strategy applied specifically to parenting! Send us an email: parenting@iastate.edu. Find us on Facebook or Twitter: @scienceofparent. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. For the full non-discrimination statement or accommodation inquiries, go to www.extension.iastate.edu/diversity/ext

Duration:00:40:45

What is Self-Regulation? | S.9 Ep. 1

6/2/2022
In this season opener, the cohosts dive into the topic of regulation and three different kinds of it. Plus, they discuss a crucial strategy for helping our kids regulate themselves. Send us an email: parenting@iastate.edu. Find us on Facebook or Twitter: @scienceofparent. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. For the full non-discrimination statement or accommodation inquiries, go to www.extension.iastate.edu/diversity/ext

Duration:00:48:44

Changes to CDC Milestones | Bonus

5/24/2022
With the recent changes to the CDC’s milestone checklists, we know that some parents have had questions about what changed, why they changed them, and what it means for their family. Check out our bonus podcast episode to get more in-depth answers and information! Send us an email: parenting@iastate.edu. Find us on Facebook or Twitter: @scienceofparent. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. For the full non-discrimination statement or accommodation inquiries, go to...

Duration:00:29:48

When My Child Misbehaves: Deciding on Discipline | S.8 Ep.6

3/10/2022
It’s inevitable: our child won’t always behave in ways we love. This week Lori and Mackenzie look at specific parenting practices and situations to help you find effective guidance and discipline strategies. Send us an email: parenting@iastate.edu. Find us on Facebook or Twitter: @scienceofparent. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. For the full non-discrimination statement or accommodation inquiries, go to www.extension.iastate.edu/diversity/ext

Duration:00:45:02

Gauge by Their Age | S.8 Ep.5

3/3/2022
What we use with our toddler won’t always work with our teenager (or will it?). This episode the hosts look at how to adapt and adjust our discipline strategies to meet our kids where they are at developmentally. Send us an email: parenting@iastate.edu. Find us on Facebook or Twitter: @scienceofparent. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. For the full non-discrimination statement or accommodation inquiries, go to www.extension.iastate.edu/diversity/ext

Duration:00:44:21

Recognizing the Parent-Child Relationship | S.8 Ep.4

2/24/2022
We all hope we have a positive relationship with our child, but did you know the climate of that relationship is a major factor in how resistant or cooperative your child is with your attempts to shape their behavior? Listen in for suggestions on how to promote a warm parent-child relationship. Send us an email: parenting@iastate.edu. Find us on Facebook or Twitter: @scienceofparent. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. For the full non-discrimination statement or...

Duration:00:36:52

Emotions: The Good, Bad, and Ugly | S.8 Ep.3

2/17/2022
I've got a feeling that emotions play a big part in our interactions with our children. The hosts discuss the emotional process, and they dig back out one of their favorite concepts to explain the effect our emotions have on our guidance and discipline. Send us an email: parenting@iastate.edu. Find us on Facebook or Twitter: @scienceofparent. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. For the full non-discrimination statement or accommodation inquiries, go to...

Duration:00:34:29

Unspoken Aspects of Discipline | S.8 Ep.2

2/10/2022
Research tells us that there are influences on our discipline choices that are subtle and that sometimes go unrecognized. Take a moment to listen and reflect, and maybe have your own “a-ha” moment on what secretly impacts your choices. Send us an email: parenting@iastate.edu. Find us on Facebook or Twitter: @scienceofparent. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. For the full non-discrimination statement or accommodation inquiries, go to www.extension.iastate.edu/diversity/ext

Duration:00:43:03

The Great Guidance and Discipline Debate | S.8 Ep.1

2/3/2022
Discipline is one of the most requested topics we get as parenting educators. Learn how we define discipline, explore different types, and learn a straightforward flip to help your child meet your expectations more often. Send us an email: parenting@iastate.edu. Find us on Facebook or Twitter: @scienceofparent. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. For the full non-discrimination statement or accommodation inquiries, go to www.extension.iastate.edu/diversity/ext

Duration:00:41:09

Speaking on Special Needs & Temperament | S.7 Ep. 7

11/18/2021
Children with diverse abilities or special needs have temperament traits too. Many techniques that work for adapting to diverse needs can be used to work with your child's temperament too (and vice versa)! Goodness of fit is important! Send us an email: parenting@iastate.edu. Find us on Facebook or Twitter: @scienceofparent. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. For the full non-discrimination statement or accommodation inquiries, go to www.extension.iastate.edu/diversity/ext

Duration:00:40:25

Teen Traits | S.7 Ep.6

11/11/2021
How do temperament traits play out in teens and pre-teens? They face hormone changes, friend drama, risk-taking, and more… all while dealing with their “factory settings.” Hear how we can help our teens balance their temperament with their daily environment! Send us an email: parenting@iastate.edu. Find us on Facebook or Twitter: @scienceofparent. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. For the full non-discrimination statement or accommodation inquiries, go to...

Duration:00:51:13

School-Ager Set Point | S.7 Ep.5

11/4/2021
School-agers face many things that may bring out – or go up against – their natural set point. Homework, teacher/child interactions, friendships, organized activities… all times when their temperament can be noticed! Learn ways to help your 6 to 11-year-old navigate life through a temperament lens. Send us an email: parenting@iastate.edu. Find us on Facebook or Twitter: @scienceofparent. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. For the full non-discrimination statement or...

Duration:01:00:01

Preschooler Predisposition | S.7 Ep.4

10/28/2021
Temperament impacts preschool behaviors such as play groups, physical activities, independence, and following directions. Parents can learn their child’s temperament and create environments that play to their child’s natural tendencies instead of struggling with them. Send us an email: parenting@iastate.edu. Find us on Facebook or Twitter: @scienceofparent. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. For the full non-discrimination statement or accommodation inquiries, go to...

Duration:00:54:12

Toddler Tendencies | S.7 Ep.3

10/21/2021
Biting, temper tantrums, and overall general mood…all affected by a toddler’s temperament. This week our hosts discuss each trait as they pertain to toddlers and how we can use that understanding to navigate tough behaviors… like those tricky tantrums! Send us an email: parenting@iastate.edu. Find us on Facebook or Twitter: @scienceofparent. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. For the full non-discrimination statement or accommodation inquiries, go to...

Duration:00:52:17

Infant Inclinations | S.7 Ep.2

10/14/2021
An infant’s temperament has an impact on early behaviors such as sleep, stranger anxiety, and overall general mood. Parents can learn their child’s temperament and create environments that play to their child’s natural tendencies instead of fighting against them. Send us an email: parenting@iastate.edu. Find us on Facebook or Twitter: @scienceofparent. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. For the full non-discrimination statement or accommodation inquiries, go to...

Duration:00:50:05

What is Temperament? | S.7 Ep.1

10/7/2021
Our temperament is given to us genetically at birth. As we grow, our environment begins to form around our temperament. At each stage of growth, our temperament can shape how and when we reach our developmental milestones. Send us an email: parenting@iastate.edu. Find us on Facebook or Twitter: @scienceofparent. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. For the full non-discrimination statement or accommodation inquiries, go to www.extension.iastate.edu/diversity/ext.

Duration:00:39:09