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Erin Royer-Asrilant, LA's go-to expert on all things parenting and child development for today’s common challenges, covers way more than just discipline. She dives into topics such as self-esteem, development and health, modern parenting issues and even education. Erin is not just knowledgeable but also relatable, warm, and sometimes even funny.

Erin Royer-Asrilant, LA's go-to expert on all things parenting and child development for today’s common challenges, covers way more than just discipline. She dives into topics such as self-esteem, development and health, modern parenting issues and even education. Erin is not just knowledgeable but also relatable, warm, and sometimes even funny.
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Erin Royer-Asrilant, LA's go-to expert on all things parenting and child development for today’s common challenges, covers way more than just discipline. She dives into topics such as self-esteem, development and health, modern parenting issues and even education. Erin is not just knowledgeable but also relatable, warm, and sometimes even funny.

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#158: Toddler Throwing Cup at Meals & Peeing on Floor Only When Angry

10/14/2019
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What do you do with a toddler who throws their cup at mealtimes with such force it explodes milk all over the floor? Erin offers 4 different options for this frustrated mom! Also Erin answers a question about what to do about a toddler who is fully potty trained but deliberately pees on the floor when angry. Lastly Erin talks about her latest and biggest struggle and this one is, in her words, "a doozy!"

Duration:00:21:18

#157: Toddler Using Bad Word & Potty Training Relapse

10/3/2019
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What do you do when a toddler is using a very offensive word, especially in public? What about a toddler who was potty trained and has just reverted completely back to not using the potty at all but doesn't want to go back to pullups either? Erin answers these two questions and then also shares her struggle this week with her intense and persistent 10 year-olds brush with a very disappointing experience and how she dealt with it.

Duration:00:21:15

#156: How & When to Wean Pacifier & Middle-of-the-Night Wakings

9/26/2019
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What do you do when your toddler stops napping or falling asleep at night when you get rid of the pacifier? Also what do you do with a toddler who wakes every night in the middle of the night and disrupts everyone's sleep? Erin answers both of these parenting questions plus some insights from her own week of parenting in this episode.

Duration:00:19:46

#155: Birthday Parties, Diaper Changes & Phones for Kids

9/13/2019
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Erin answers 3 questions in this episode, the first on how and when you can engage your child in the process of a "no-gift" birthday party, how to deal with tantrums during diaper changes, and do you get your child a smart phone? If so, when? And also, if how do you deal with the pressure of "all my friends are on this app?" or "all my friends have...?" when it comes to keeping them safe from apps and other activities around smart phones?

Duration:00:18:31

#154: Tough Mornings & Boys vs. Girls & 'Stranger Danger'

9/7/2019
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How to turn around stressful morning to make them smoother with an uncooperative toddler? Erin gives some great tips on this and then answers questions about what to be aware of about the differences in raising boys and girls and how to teach kids social graces juxtaposed against the concept of 'stranger danger.'

Duration:00:22:27

#153: Toddler Throwing Toys When Mad & What Responsibilities Can You Expect for 3-Year-Old?

8/29/2019
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How do you help a toddler learn better behavior when they throw toys to show their anger? Ignoring has shown improvement but when it could hurt someone, this mom doesn't want to continue to ignore. What responsibilities should a 3 1/2 year be expected to take on? Erin shares a few tasks and how to teach her preschooler about this new expectation, along with a few other tasks she can begin prepping her son to take on in the coming months.

Duration:00:26:12

#152: Dealing with Toddler Biting & When to Address vs. Ignore a Behavior

8/26/2019
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What do you do when a toddler uses biting to show negative emotions when coaching does not seem to be working? Then, Erin answers another question about when do you address/fix a behavior and when do you ignore it, when addressing it often times seems to make it worse?

Duration:00:22:41

#151: Forced Affection, Forced Apologies & Navigating Sibling Relationships

8/19/2019
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What do you do when a family member feels compelled to correct your parenting? This episode is full of some great wisdom on common issues such as do you force affection from your kids? How about apologies? All with a complicated background of an adult-sibling relationship that is painful and this mom wants some insight as to how to deal with all of it. Erin gets in deeper in adult-sibling relationships, including her own, and how they can color both how we parent and the filters and beliefs...

Duration:00:25:02

#150: Potty Training Accidents & Communicating When Speech Delayed

8/11/2019
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What do you do when your toddler shows interest and has some success and then is just having more accidents than success on the potty but doesn't want to go back to diapers either? Erin helps a parent assess readiness and gives a plan for addressing this quandary! When your toddler is speech delayed, communication is a struggle. Erin helps a mom with tips for increasing communication even with a speech delay and ways to handle the issues that are coming up due to the barrier.

Duration:00:31:32

#149: Making Time For Self-Care & Personal Goals as a Parent

8/1/2019
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Parenting can be so all-consuming. How do you balance your own needs and goals with those of your kids? When and how do you work those in? In this episode Erin talks about her own personal goals, how she makes them a priority and why she feels it is an important aspect of parenting to create some balance between supporting her kids' needs and goals and her own.

Duration:00:13:38

#148: Overly Sensitive Toddler & Toddler Mean to Dog

7/17/2019
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What do you do when you toddler is overly sensitive to both feelings and physical sensations? Erin answers this mom with the first places to start trouble-shooting before working only on the behavior aspect. What about when your toddler doesn't seem to like the family dog and is consistently mean? How do you help teach that dogs are family and have feelings too?

Duration:00:14:06

#147: The Summer Episode

7/11/2019
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Summer is in full swing so let's talk about fun new parenting hacks for summer along with safety tips for kids from 0-18!

Duration:00:20:43

#146: Reasons for Early Wakeups & When Other Kids are Aggressive to Yours

7/4/2019
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What do you do when you've followed the steps but your toddler wakes up early and crying every morning? Why are they awake if they are still tired and unhappy? Erin gives some reasons and some tips to fix those early morning grumpy wakeups. Also how do you handle it when someone else's toddler is aggressive with yours? How do you comfort and explain to help your toddler?

Duration:00:17:57

#145: 6-Year-Old Sneaking Items & Protecting Children From Sexual Abuse

6/27/2019
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What do you do when your child is sneaking things you told him not to take and then when he's caught says he it's an accident? Also, another "upstanding community member" in Erin's community was charged with child molestation and so she addresses this issue. She shares the signs to be aware of and how to make sure you have open communication with your child so you can best protect them from sexual abuse.

Duration:00:30:56

#144: Traveling with Toddler & Potty Accidents at School

6/20/2019
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How do you travel with an toddler who is anxious about traveling? Even if your toddler is just an antsy traveler (and what toddler isn't?!), this episode has the tips for you! Also how do you help your child if they are having potty accidents at school?

Duration:00:20:26

#143: Weapon/Aggressive Play & Going On The Big Potty

6/9/2019
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A mom wants to know how to address aggressive play with weapons and play around "killing" with her preschooler without making it more intriguing than it already is! Another mom asks a follow up question for the next step of potty training after her initial answer from Erin got her toddler to stop pooping in his room and fully trained in the bathroom on his small potty!

Duration:00:17:49

#142: When & How to Teach Sharing & When Roughhousing Gets Too Rough

5/29/2019
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What do you do when a young toddler is constantly grabbing toys from a sibling? How do you teach sharing at such a young age? Do they even understand any of it? Erin helps a mom navigate this issue she is having with her 20 month old twin girls. Then how do you handle roughhousing that seems to get too rough and the kids keep going back for more?! A common scenario with young kids, Erin helps a mom figure out some boundaries to set around rough play and how rough is too rough.

Duration:00:23:19

#141: Toddler Screaming in Public & Disrespectful Behavior to Teachers

5/23/2019
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What do you do when your toddler takes to an ear-piercing scream to share their unhappiness in situations, especially in public? Erin helps a mom with this issue as well as what a parent can do at home, when a child is exhibiting disrespectful behavior to teachers at school.

Duration:00:24:19

#140: Early Riser & Toddler Power Struggle Over Clothing

5/17/2019
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What do you do with a super early riser? Erin helps this mom parse out and troubleshoot the cause and fix with her toddler who is waking WAY too early! Then she helps a mom whose preschooler is melting down about wearing almost any kind of bulky or uncomfortable clothing even when it's raining and cold out and the weather warrants it!

Duration:00:22:26

#139: Preventing Toddler Tantrum When Wants Held

5/9/2019
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How do we handle a toddler who just wants to be held but we just can't in that moment? Toddlers obviously don't understand adult responsibilities so how can we respectfully help them to understand this boundary and not melt-down? Erin answers this question which applies to parents of kids of all ages of helping them with their emotions even when they can't understand the "why's" behind our reasons!

Duration:00:18:32