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Explores gentle parenting through the lens of our Catholic faith

Explores gentle parenting through the lens of our Catholic faith
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United States

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Explores gentle parenting through the lens of our Catholic faith

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English

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Episodes

The Benefits of Gratitude (Ep. 17)

9/9/2019
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Cultivating gratitude benefits parents in many ways, including better physical and emotional health. Most important of all, gratitude is the gateway to a holiness.

Duration:00:16:27

The Problem with Self-Pity (Ep. 16)

8/20/2019
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When life doesn't go our way, it's okay to feel badly initially, but as Catholic Christians we don't want to become stuck in self-pity. How can we break the self-pity habit?

Duration:00:13:25

Types of Alpha Kids (Ep. 15)

7/24/2019
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Why are some kids bossy and demanding? Or bullies? Or why do some kids try to tell us how to take care of them? These kids may have an alpha complex.

Duration:00:14:37

Tantrums in Big Kids (Ep. 14)

6/22/2019
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Big kids (and teens . . . and grown-ups) have tantrums just like toddlers! Big kids are beginning to develop emotional control, so what causes their tantrums and how can we respond to them in a developmentally safe way?

Duration:00:20:10

Helicopter Parenting Follow-Up (Ep. 13)

6/4/2019
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This podcast is a follow-up to my last episode, which was about helicopter parenting and why it might be harmful to kids. In this show I consider a new book that argues that helicopter parents are rational in the choices they make. Did I get it wrong in the last show?

Duration:00:16:12

Land the Helicopter: Giving Kids Room to Grow (Ep. 12)

5/6/2019
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In this podcast episode, Kim explores helicopter parenting and how we can be an engaged, loving parent without becoming a helicopter parent.

Duration:00:17:27

How Attachment Gives Us the Power to Parent (Ep. 11)

4/11/2019
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How attachment gives parents the power to lead, protect, and guide their children. Parents possess a natural authority to lead their child, provided the child sees the parent as his best bet for getting his needs met.

Duration:00:13:30

Helping Our Kids Love Confession (or At Least Not Hate It) (Ep. 10)

3/27/2019
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Going to Confession can be intimidating for children. In this podcast, I offer some commonsense lifestyle tips that can help our kids grow naturally more comfortable approaching Confession.

Duration:00:11:42

6 Ways Our Kids Attach to Us (Ep. 9)

3/8/2019
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In this podcast episode, Kim Cameron-Smith explains the 6 phases of secure attachment , how they impact human flourishing, and how we can nourish them in our children.

Duration:00:14:47

Avoid the 4 Deadly Horsemen of Marriage (Ep. 8)

2/11/2019
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Happily married couples have conflict, but they know to how to manage their conflicts in a way that actually strengthens their marriage. They also avoid John Gottman's 4 deadly horsemen: the 4 most destructive communication habits that destroy trust and love.

Duration:00:13:58

Bully-Proof Your Child (Ep. 7)

1/15/2019
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Insights about why some kids are bullied more than others, and how we can best protect our children from bullying.

Duration:00:10:48

Should We Really Teach Our Kids to Respect Everyone? (Ep. 6)

1/2/2019
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Should we really teach our kids to respect everyone? I mean, EVERYONE? What about people who are morally bad or just obnoxious? In this podcast episode, I share Fr. Mike Schmitz's perspective on respect, and what sort of respect Catholics owe to different people.

Duration:00:20:53

Effective Responses to Tantrums (Ep. 5)

11/12/2018
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In my last episode I covered the causes of tantrums. In this episode, I cover effective and developmentally safe ways to respond to tantrums.

Duration:00:17:25

Understanding Toddler Tantrums (Ep. 4)

10/31/2018
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Why do toddlers and preschoolers have tantrums? When we understand a problem, we're better able to find a solution to the problem. So in this podcast episode, I explain common triggers for toddler and preschool tantrums, and which triggers are avoidable. I also explains why you can't avoid all tantrums, and why you don't even want to avoid all of them.

Duration:00:13:37

Getting Kids to Cooperate (Ep. 3)

10/11/2018
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In this episode, I offer practical tips for getting kids to cooperate. It's possible to engage your child's cooperation without ordering or threatening!

Duration:00:11:14

Why Chores Are Good for Kids (Ep. 2)

9/22/2018
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What are the benefits of requiring kids to do chores? How do we encourage our kids to follow through on their chores?

Duration:00:14:45

What’s Gentle Catholic Parenting? (Ep. 01)

9/9/2018
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Welcome to the Gentle Catholic Parenting Podcast! This is my introductory episode. What I'll cover: *Why I started this podcast. *A little about me and what you can expect when you listen. *What is gentle Catholic parenting anyway? Why should you care?

Duration:00:15:42