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Hand in Hand Parenting Podcast

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When children's behavior is difficult, parents need support, good information, and practical tools to reduce stress, understand their child's emotions, and build cooperation and warm connection in the family.

When children's behavior is difficult, parents need support, good information, and practical tools to reduce stress, understand their child's emotions, and build cooperation and warm connection in the family.
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Location:

United States

Description:

When children's behavior is difficult, parents need support, good information, and practical tools to reduce stress, understand their child's emotions, and build cooperation and warm connection in the family.

Language:

English

Contact:

650-322-5323


Episodes

Beat Off-Track Behavior with this Secret Ninja Parenting Tool

12/12/2017
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This week on the podcast Abigail introduces a counter-intuitive ninja parenting tool! We talk about how offtrack behavior looks early on, what it signals, and why this tool responds where reasoning doesn't. Both hosts talk about the times they've used this tool with successful outcomes, even though it feels completely counter-intuitive at first. Please drop by and listen in if you: If you are struggling to handle a child's aggressive behavior, this video series will help - with plenty...

Duration: 00:20:16


Forgiving Ourselves: When We Feel Like We Messed Up Parenting

12/5/2017
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The podcast starts today with a question: Is it too late to change how I parent? If not, how can I forgive myself for things i’m not proud of? Abigail and Elle share a few parenting choices they made and feel less than proud of, as well as some inspiring ideas about how they made peace with their parenting, and how you can too. Listen in if you've ever: This podcast lets us know why guilt feels good for no-one in the family and offers some uplifting words that we should all remember in...

Duration: 00:23:29


Bedtime: Handling "Go To Bed" Battles

11/27/2017
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Teeth-brushing, clothes changing and bathtime refusals, followed by endless requests for drinks, food, and "one more story." Yes, this week Elle and Abigail are talking sleep... or why kids don't want to! Abigail admits to her own bedtime battles. She got so tangled up in her kids "needing to sleep," that she lost it time and time again when they refused until she reframed their pleas. Tools for a Bedtime Transition The two moms share tools parents can use to overcome these challenges,...

Duration: 00:25:40


What Helps Children Feel Gratitude

11/21/2017
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What are you grateful for now? That’s the question Abigail poses to Elle this episode. We’ll be talking about how we feel about being thankful during the thankful season, what happens if it feels difficult, and how we can inspire gratitude rather than demand it from our children? Feelings about gratitude are often triggered around the holidays. In this episode, Abigail and Elle share ideas for: Special Time is a great tool for promoting gratitude. Find out how it works or deepen your...

Duration: 00:32:33


Listen up, Kids! Getting Children to Listen

11/14/2017
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Elle and Abigail are talking about ways you can get children to listen and respond to your requests, without resorting to yelling or punishments. Elle shares a story that happened that morning about her son refusing to come to the breakfast table and how they worked their way through the hurdle before he missed the school bus. Elle has an enlightening moment about her childhood breakfasts and how they might impact how she handles breakfast refusals. Meanwhile, Abigail recalls the time her...

Duration: 00:30:52


Screen Time Doesn't Have to Mean Scream Time

11/7/2017
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On the podcast this week, Elle and Abigail talk about the difficulties they, and many parents have, setting limits on screen time. They view the issues that worry us most, from the addictive nature of screens to the disconnection, bartering, and bribery that seems to step up around them. They wind up with some cute stories about screen times in their own families and move on to discuss some options for peaceful resolutions using tools that ease tension around screens between parents and...

Duration: 00:19:00


Meet Your Hosts, Elle Kwan and Abigail Wald

11/6/2017
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Hear how parenting started out for Elle (in Hong Kong) and Abigail (in LA) and why they want to share Hand in Hand Parenting with you.

Duration: 00:08:04


The (Terrifying) Transition to Toddlerhood

10/31/2017
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This week is toddler week on the podcast! Abigail gets an Instagram message from a confused dad whose sweet little baby is just becoming a toddler. He asks, “What discipline tools actually work with toddlers?” Elle and Abigail look into how it feels to have your baby transition into toddlerhood, and some of the behaviors that parents can expect to see. They explore the causes behind why toddlers may act the way they do and they offer several key ideas for guiding a child through his or...

Duration: 00:32:10


Halloween Parenting: Candy and the Unfairness of It All

10/24/2017
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A true Halloween horror story where two brothers, in matching costumes, bring home vastly different amounts of candy. Every single year. Subscribe and let us hear your parenting stories and challenges. Halloween can be a time for thrills and spills! Elle and Abigail are talking Halloween tantrums this week. Abigail shares a story about her sons and the sibling squabbles that erupted between them over the amount of Halloween candy each got. She shares the parenting tool that she used...

Duration: 00:27:35


Coming Soon!

10/23/2017
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We can't wait to connect with you via our new podcast!

Duration: 00:00:22