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FAQs - Jane | 13
In the season finale, Jane returns to the group session with three questions covering social media for a pre-teen, her daughter’s fears, and her youngest daughter’s relationship with her dad.
Sensory Issues - Marie | 12
The group session continues with Marie who has questions about the reactions of her toddler son He seems to be uncomfortable in many situations and has extreme reactions to discomfort. Maribeth helps her explore sensory issues.
Transitions & Zero Patience - Sarah and Reagan | 11
The group session continues, first with Sarah, and then with Reagan. Sarah returns from episode 3 and Reagan from episode 5. This time, Sarah asks Maribeth for advice about transitions away from screen time. Her son, Evan, has a tantrum every time he’s told that his time on the iPad is over. Reagan is struggling to keep her cool. She has three children under five, two dogs, and has been dealing with health issues. She’s finding that her patience is running thin.
The Apple Doesn't Fall Far from the Tree - Claire | 10
Claire comes to Maribeth worried about her 11 year old daughter Liv. Claire carries a great deal of mom guilt about how she may contribute to Liv's anxiety and Maribeth talks her through some strategies to connect with her daughter.
Home Visit - Sylvia and Adam | 9
We revisit Sylvia and Adam from episode 1 as Maribeth goes to visit them at home along with their daughter Ava and her grandma Alexandra. The family is still in transition, staying with Alexandra as their house continues construction. Adam's back surgery and recovery adds another layer of transition to their time since the first recording.
Tempers - Dad Group | 8
A group of dads don't know what to do with their kids' tempers and outbursts of anger. Griff is worried he has passed his bad temper down to his son. Gus is dealing with a kid who's hitting his sister. Joe's youngest tends to take his anger out on his toys throwing them around the room. Maribeth walks them through the process of managing their anger without squashing their feelings. There is also discussion about disappointment a dad feels when a trip with his seven-year-old doesn't go as...
Mealtime - Dad Group | 7
Maribeth helps a group of dads diffuse the mealtime battles they have with their kids. Joe struggles with fighting about dessert and one daughter who won’t eat meat. Gus asks his kids what they want, gives them what they ask for, and they still don’t eat it. And Edwin offers his kids plenty of choices on the table, but all they eat is rice.
Sibling Rivalry - Dad Group | 6
Sibling rivalry is the subject shared by a few dads in a group recording. Three dads share their struggles with jealousy and competitiveness between their children. This is the first in a series from a recording of a dads group session.
Chewing Mystery and Sleep Training - Reagan | 5
Reagan's son Charlie has a dramatic response to his sister chewing. Will Maribeth be able to figure out why? Maribeth also sets Reagan up with a sleep training plan and tips to succeed.
Family Time - Jane | 4
Jane and her husband have four children. She feels guilty because the family is spending less and less time together as a unit. Maribeth teaches her to bring her children into this decision making process to build empathy. This is the second part of a three-part series from a group recording.
Defiance - Sarah| 3
Sarah is trying to figure out what to do with her son who has suddenly become very defiant. Maribeth helps identify where the behavior is coming from, how to prevent it, and how to address it when it comes up. Listen to the first episode from a recording at a group session. *Apologies for the sound quality this episode, we're still learning!
Give Up Control - Maya | 2
Maya is managing a team at work and schedules, routines, and incentive systems at home. Juggling everything can be overwhelming sometimes and she has trouble breaking character from manager to mom. Maribeth helps Maya process the stress, control, and guilt related to being the boss at work and at home.
Four Going on Fifteen - Sylvia and Adam | 1
Sylvia and Adam are parents of four-year-old Ava and describe her as, "pretty much four going on fifteen." They are in the middle of moving from their first home, to Sylvia's mother home, and into a new home soon. As only children, Sylvia and Adam don't have a lot of experience with children and are looking for parenting advice as they navigate the transition of moving with a daughter who is managing some anxiety and sensory needs.
Everyday Parenting Podcast Trailer
Introducing the Everyday Parenting Podcast with Maribeth Henry. Everyday Parenting goes beyond parenting advice as Maribeth interviews parents one-on-one and in groups to help them see the needs behind the behavior. Listeners will learn along with the podcast guests as Maribeth guides them towards a better understanding of their children. Subscribe today to get new episodes as they're released.