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Weekly nuggets of developmentally appropriate parenting wisdom to help you parent your toddlers and preschoolers more effectively, with less effort. The Mudroom is recorded live on Facebook every Tuesday at 9pm eastern, 6pm pacific.

Weekly nuggets of developmentally appropriate parenting wisdom to help you parent your toddlers and preschoolers more effectively, with less effort. The Mudroom is recorded live on Facebook every Tuesday at 9pm eastern, 6pm pacific.

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United States

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Weekly nuggets of developmentally appropriate parenting wisdom to help you parent your toddlers and preschoolers more effectively, with less effort. The Mudroom is recorded live on Facebook every Tuesday at 9pm eastern, 6pm pacific.

Language:

English

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6134169543


Episodes

Are You Getting Stuck In Your Own Head Regarding Your Child's Behaviour Problems?

5/30/2020
Ever get stuck in your head going round and round on a behaviour problem, only to realize after far too long the answer's been right in front of your face the whole time? There's a way to avoid these circles we get stuck in our heads and cut straight to the solutions. In this episode I'm covering: - What it means to get stuck in your own head. - Why we get stuck in our heads so much when it comes to our kids' behaviour. - The fastest way to get unstuck and moving towards a...

Duration:00:12:19

When I Am Looking Into Parenting Support Is Certification Important?

5/19/2020
It's extremely confusing when you start looking for parenting support. Coaches, therapists, doctors, interventionists...we've all got different names, do different things, and have different qualifications. But the most frequent qualification question I get is- why aren't you certified?! In this episode I'm going to cover: - What does "certification" mean in the coaching industry. - What to look for when you're evaluating a potential support's qualifications. - And how to choose the...

Duration:00:14:04

How Do I Deal With My Aggressive Child?

5/11/2020
In this podcast I'm going to cover: - What are the two causes of aggressive behavior. - How to handle aggression long-term so that our kids develop healthy coping habits. - And how to handle aggression in the moment when it's happening so that both the victim and the aggressor are taken care of. Grab the Scripts to Manage the Top 10 Crazy-Making Behaviours: prnt.link/scripts Watch the video recording here: Join the Parenting Posse: prnt.link/group the Mudroom is recorded live every...

Duration:00:16:15

Are You Setting Your Baby Up for Uncommon Sense Parenting Success?

5/10/2020
Parenting Success? Here's 4 things to focus on with your children under 2 years old. Grab the Scripts to Manage the Top 10 Crazy-Making Behaviours: prnt.link/scripts Watch the video recording here: Join the Parenting Posse: prnt.link/group the Mudroom is recorded live every Tuesday at 9pm ET/ 8pm CT/ 6pm PT on Facebook: facebook.com/arfamilyservices --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/mudroom/message

Duration:00:16:56

Are You Focusing On The Micro Problems With Your Child's Behaviour?

4/25/2020
We're all getting VERY focused on our children's behaviour right now because they're ALWAYS THERE. But are you asking yourself these two questions to make sure that you're ACTUALLY solving the problems? Or are you just putting a bandaid on it? Grab the Scripts to Manage the Top 10 Crazy-Making Behaviours: prnt.link/scripts Watch the video recording here: Join the Parenting Posse: prnt.link/group the Mudroom is recorded live every Tuesday at 9pm ET/ 8pm CT/ 6pm PT on Facebook:...

Duration:00:10:11

How Do I Lower The Bar On Good Behaviour?

4/18/2020
Following up on last week's MudRoom. What does lowering the bar actually look like? What should we be expecting from our kids during this pandemic? How can we be consistent and predictable WHILE expecting everything to be out of wack and awful? Grab the Scripts to Manage the Top 10 Crazy-Making Behaviours: prnt.link/scripts Watch the video recording here: prnt.link/ Join the Parenting Posse: prnt.link/group the Mudroom is recorded live every Tuesday at 9pm ET/ 8pm CT/ 6pm PT on Facebook:...

Duration:00:21:39

My Child Is Regressing During This Isolation! Help!

4/16/2020
Are you worried because your child has seemingly regressed in the last two weeks? Things they could easily do at school causing HUGE turmoil at home? THERE'S A REASON FOR THIS! And we all need to be more conscious of it as this social isolation stretches out into the foreseeable future. Grab the Scripts to Manage the Top 10 Crazy-Making Behaviours: prnt.link/scripts Watch the video recording here: prnt.link/ Join the Parenting Posse: prnt.link/group the Mudroom is recorded live every...

Duration:00:15:22

How Do I Teach My Kids To Support And Be Kind To Each Other?

4/6/2020
I know...there's a lot of *togetherness* happening right now. Supporting siblings to be kind and supportive of each other while also establishing their own boundaries is tough! Let alone while trying to work from home. Here's some tips that have helped me ease tensions between hundreds of kids over the last decade. Grab the Scripts to Manage the Top 10 Crazy-Making Behaviours: prnt.link/scripts Watch the video recording here: prnt.link/ Join the Parenting Posse: prnt.link/group the Mudroom...

Duration:00:16:49

HELP ME! My child is always wanting my attention!

3/30/2020
When is it appropriate to use planned ignoring? Isn't that giving our kids the silent treatment?! No! Let's talk about when and how to use Planned Ignoring correctly. Grab the Scripts to Manage the Top 10 Crazy-Making Behaviours: prnt.link/scripts Watch the video recording here: prnt.link/ Join the Parenting Posse: prnt.link/group the Mudroom is recorded live every Tuesday at 9pm ET/ 8pm CT/ 6pm PT on Facebook: facebook.com/arfamilyservices --- Send in a voice message:...

Duration:00:13:56

Navigating Through Isolation and Social Distancing With Your Child

3/25/2020
As the world is shutting down, most of us are at home for the next three weeks. Does this change anything?!? I will let you know how to navigate through these unprecedented times. The beginning of the Theorists Series: Lev Vygotsky! Originally recorded in October 2017. An introduction to Lev Vygotsky and how his theories from the 1930s apply to your kids today. Want to apply some constructivism to your life? Grab the Scripts to Manage the Top 10 Crazy-Making Behaviours: prnt.link/scripts...

Duration:00:12:07

How Do I Survive Long Weekends Snow Days and School Strikes With My Child??

3/16/2020
Whether it's weather, sickness, job-action, or something else-related...we've all had those days where we're unexpectedly at home with our kids. And many Posse members have been expressing stress over this lately- so let's talk about 4 things you can do to make these days easier on yourself and your child! Grab the Scripts to Manage the Top 10 Crazy-Making Behaviours: prnt.link/scripts Watch the video recording here: prnt.link/ Join the Parenting Posse: prnt.link/group the Mudroom is...

Duration:00:14:56

Does It Feel Like No One Is Believing You As A Mother? Or A Woman?

2/24/2020
Recently it's really come to light how little we believe women and mothers- about our own bodies, about our children, about everything! And I want to talk about my own experience with not being believed and pledge to you my belief. Grab the Scripts to Manage the Top 10 Crazy-Making Behaviours: prnt.link/scripts Watch the video recording here: prnt.link/ Join the Parenting Posse: prnt.link/group the Mudroom is recorded live every Tuesday at 9pm ET/ 8pm CT/ 6pm PT on Facebook:...

Duration:00:17:04

You Changed Your Parenting Technique.... But It Isn't Working, Why???

2/17/2020
Have you noticed that when you start implementing Uncommon Sense Parenting things are actually...getting WORSE?! You're not alone- we expect this- so I want to make sure you know why this is happening! Grab the Scripts to Manage the Top 10 Crazy-Making Behaviours: prnt.link/scripts Watch the video recording here: prnt.link/ Join the Parenting Posse: prnt.link/group the Mudroom is recorded live every Tuesday at 9pm ET/ 8pm CT/ 6pm PT on Facebook: facebook.com/arfamilyservices --- Send in a...

Duration:00:15:40

You Don't Need A Schedule To Be Predictable And Consistent!

2/7/2020
I've found that often parents give up and creating predictability and consistency in their lives because "we don't have a schedule." Let's talk about the difference between routines and schedules and when you might use one vs the other, and why. Grab the Scripts to Manage the Top 10 Crazy-Making Behaviours: prnt.link/scripts Watch the video recording here: Join the Parenting Posse: prnt.link/group the Mudroom is recorded live every Tuesday at 9pm ET/ 8pm CT/ 6pm PT on Facebook:...

Duration:00:13:29

Why is My Child is Never Calm?!

1/27/2020
I've heard you- you get it- you can't skill bulid with a child who isn't calm...but you've got a problem: YOUR CHILD IS NEVER CALM! So how exactly are you supposed to work on skill building? You're not alone. Let's talk about what to do when your child literally never seems to be able to stay calm enough to work on their mental skills. Grab the Scripts to Manage the Top 10 Crazy-Making Behaviours: prnt.link/scripts Watch the video recording here: prnt.link/ Join the Parenting Posse:...

Duration:00:16:08

Punishment VS Discipline

1/18/2020
What's the difference between punishing a child and disciplining them? Can you do one without the other? Why don't we want to punish children? EVERYTHING WILL BE REVEALED! Grab the Scripts to Manage the Top 10 Crazy-Making Behaviours: prnt.link/scripts Watch the video recording here: prnt.link/ Join the Parenting Posse: prnt.link/group the Mudroom is recorded live every Tuesday at 9pm ET/ 8pm CT/ 6pm PT on Facebook: facebook.com/arfamilyservices --- Send in a voice message:...

Duration:00:16:07

Trauma Bonding

1/13/2020
What is trauma bonding? How is it not helping your child's development. Tune in to understand why this behaviour is causing harm. Grab the Scripts to Manage the Top 10 Crazy-Making Behaviours: prnt.link/scripts Watch the video recording here: prnt.link/ Join the Parenting Posse: prnt.link/group the Mudroom is recorded live every Tuesday at 9pm ET/ 8pm CT/ 6pm PT on Facebook: facebook.com/arfamilyservices --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/mudroom/message

Duration:00:10:25

Why Is My Child An Angel For Everyone Else

1/3/2020
Since May over a thousand new members of the Parenting Posse have told me that their child is an absolute angel at daycare, preschool, or kindergarten...only to turn into the second coming of the Demogorgon home. WHAT GIVES?! Grab the Scripts to Manage the Top 10 Crazy-Making Behaviours: prnt.link/scripts Watch the video recording here: prnt.link/ Join the Parenting Posse: prnt.link/group the Mudroom is recorded live every Tuesday at 9pm ET/ 8pm CT/ 6pm PT on Facebook:...

Duration:00:13:51

If Behaviour is Communication, Should We Believe Our Children

12/23/2019
When is it time to pull in professional parenting support? Is it when your child gets a diagnosis? Is denied one? Before that? One of the most frequent questions I get is...but...who hires a parenting coach? So let me tell you. Grab the Scripts to Manage the Top 10 Crazy-Making Behaviours: prnt.link/scripts Watch the video recording here: Parenting Coach Join the Parenting Posse: prnt.link/group the Mudroom is recorded live every Tuesday at 9pm ET/ 8pm CT/ 6pm PT on Facebook:...

Duration:00:18:00

They Already Know Its Wrong!

12/21/2019
Your child already knows it's wrong. Fix it without beating them over the head with that fact! Grab the Scripts to Manage the Top 10 Crazy-Making Behaviours: prnt.link/scripts Watch the video recording here: Parenting Coach Join the Parenting Posse: prnt.link/group the Mudroom is recorded live every Tuesday at 9pm ET/ 8pm CT/ 6pm PT on Facebook: facebook.com/arfamilyservices --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/mudroom/message

Duration:00:09:26