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As a parent, do you ever wish someone could just whisper some realistic and trustworthy support in your ear? And not make you feel awful for not having all the answers? Well, that’s what I’m here for.

I'm Dr. Aliza Pressman, developmental psychologist, parent educator, asst. clinical professor, and co-founder of both Mount Sinai Parenting Center and SeedlingsGroup. And I'm a mom... trying to raise two good humans myself, so I'm in this with you!

In each episode, we'll go deep (but brief) with both experts and parents to share the most effective approaches and tools and talk about the important bigger picture of raising good humans. My goal is to make your parenting journey less overwhelming and a lot more joyful!

Please join me every Friday for new episodes of Raising Good Humans.

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As a parent, do you ever wish someone could just whisper some realistic and trustworthy support in your ear? And not make you feel awful for not having all the answers? Well, that’s what I’m here for.

I'm Dr. Aliza Pressman, developmental psychologist, parent educator, asst. clinical professor, and co-founder of both Mount Sinai Parenting Center and SeedlingsGroup. And I'm a mom... trying to raise two good humans myself, so I'm in this with you!

In each episode, we'll go deep (but brief) with both experts and parents to share the most effective approaches and tools and talk about the important bigger picture of raising good humans. My goal is to make your parenting journey less overwhelming and a lot more joyful!

Please join me every Friday for new episodes of Raising Good Humans.

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    The Four Tendencies Framework and How We Respond To Expectations with Gretchen Rubin

    The Four Tendencies Framework and How We Respond To Expectations with Gretchen Rubin

    This week bestselling author Gretchen Rubin joins us as she delves into her Four Tendencies personality framework. Discover how understanding your response to expectations can enhance your habits, relationships, and overall well-being. We dive into the four different tendencies, and explore the characteristics of each one. Once you have a sense of your tendency and your child’s, you can more easily strategize how to meet those expectations, and better connect. 




    I WROTE MY FIRST BOOK! Order your copy of The Five Principles of Parenting: Your Essential Guide to Raising Good Humans Here: https://bit.ly/3rMLMsL

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    • 59 min
    Beyond the Screen: Redefining Childhood in the Digital Era w/ Jon Haidt

    Beyond the Screen: Redefining Childhood in the Digital Era w/ Jon Haidt

    This week, social psychologist and author Jon Haidt joins us to discuss the challenges and solutions for parenting in a digital age. We explore the impact of technology on child development, discussing how to reclaim the joy and adventure of childhood from the clutches of smartphones and screens. Haidt shares practical advice on fostering resilience, encouraging free play, and building community to help children thrive in today’s tech-saturated world. 




    I WROTE MY FIRST BOOK! Order your copy of The Five Principles of Parenting: Your Essential Guide to Raising Good Humans Here: https://bit.ly/3rMLMsL

    Subscribe to my free newsletter for parenting tips delivered straight to your inbox: draliza.substack.com 

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    @raisinggoodhumanspodcast 




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    • 57 min
    Humility as a Pathway: Transforming Grievance into Dialogue w/ Frank Bruni

    Humility as a Pathway: Transforming Grievance into Dialogue w/ Frank Bruni

    Frank Bruni joins us in today’s episode to discuss the transformative power of humility in our everyday lives and interactions. We explore the escalation of grievances in society—how complaints that once sparked necessary change have morphed into persistent sources of division. Frank Bruni shares insights on the potential of humility to reshape our conversations, reduce cultural divides, and foster a healthier environment for ourselves and our children. 




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    I WROTE MY FIRST BOOK! Order your copy of The Five Principles of Parenting: Your Essential Guide to Raising Good Humans Here: https://bit.ly/3rMLMsL

    Subscribe to my free newsletter for parenting tips delivered straight to your inbox: draliza.substack.com 

    Follow me on Instagram for more:

    @raisinggoodhumanspodcast 




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    Please note that this episode may contain paid endorsements and advertisements for products and services. Individuals on the show may have a direct or indirect financial interest in products or services referred to in this episode.

    Produced by Dear Media.

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    • 53 min
    The Fights Worth Having with our Young People: Dr. Lisa Damour on the Expectable Challenges, the Bad Rap of Guilt, and Knowing When to Worry

    The Fights Worth Having with our Young People: Dr. Lisa Damour on the Expectable Challenges, the Bad Rap of Guilt, and Knowing When to Worry

    Renowned adolescent mental health expert Dr. Lisa Damour helps us understand when to worry, when not to worry and what to do about it. In an era of oversimplifying mental health challenges, JV mental health information and confusion about too much or too little emphasis on mental health, this conversation is critical to calibrate and navigate the complex world of adolescent mental health. 




    Dr. Lisa Damour's website: https://drlisadamour.com/




    I WROTE MY FIRST BOOK! Order your copy of The Five Principles of Parenting: Your Essential Guide to Raising Good Humans Here: https://bit.ly/3rMLMsL

    Subscribe to my free newsletter for parenting tips delivered straight to your inbox: draliza.substack.com 

    Follow me on Instagram for more:

    @raisinggoodhumanspodcast 




    SPONSORS:

    Saks: Find inspiration for your new vibe, everyday, at saks.com

    Just Thrive: If you’re ready to take control and live your healthiest life yet, you can get 20% off your first 90-day bottle of Just Calm and Just Thrive Probiotic today–Visit justthrivehealth.com/discount/Humans and use promo code:HUMANS

    Nerdwallet: Don’t wait to make smart financial decisions. Compare and find smarter credit cards, savings accounts, and more today at NerdWallet.com.

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    Please note that this episode may contain paid endorsements and advertisements for products and services. Individuals on the show may have a direct or indirect financial interest in products or services referred to in this episode.

    Produced by Dear Media.

    See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    • 1 hr
    The Complete Guide to Understanding Menopause and Perimenopause w/ Dr. Mary Claire Haver

    The Complete Guide to Understanding Menopause and Perimenopause w/ Dr. Mary Claire Haver

    Dr. Mary Claire Haver, board-certified OBGYN and menopause expert, joins us as we dive deep into the world of menopause and perimenopause. We explore the latest strategies and scientific insights that promise not just to help you manage but truly thrive during menopause. Dr. Mary Claire Haver shares her expert tips on hormonal balance, diet modifications, and lifestyle adjustments designed to enhance your health and well-being during this significant life transition. 

    This episode is a must listen and will arm you with the knowledge and tools you need to navigate these changes confidently and healthily. 




    Dr. Mary Claire Haver's website: https://maryclairewellness.com/

    'The New Menopause' Book link: https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/738539/the-new-menopause-by-mary-claire-haver-md/




    I WROTE MY FIRST BOOK! Order your copy of The Five Principles of Parenting: Your Essential Guide to Raising Good Humans Here: https://bit.ly/3rMLMsL

    Subscribe to my free newsletter for parenting tips delivered straight to your inbox: draliza.substack.com 

    Follow me on Instagram for more:

    @raisinggoodhumanspodcast 




    SPONSORS:

    Saks: Find inspiration for your new vibe, everyday, at saks.com

    Just Thrive: If you’re ready to take control and live your healthiest life yet, you can get 20% off your first 90-day bottle of Just Calm and Just Thrive Probiotic today–Visit justthrivehealth.com/discount/Humans and use promo code:HUMANS

    Active Skin Repair: Visit https://www.ActiveSkinRepair.com to learn more about Active Skin Repair and their commitment to 1% for the planet. and use code: HUMANS to save 20% on all ActiveSkin Repair products




    Please note that this episode may contain paid endorsements and advertisements for products and services. Individuals on the show may have a direct or indirect financial interest in products or services referred to in this episode.

    Produced by Dear Media.

    See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    • 39 min
    A Disciplined Approach to Discipline

    A Disciplined Approach to Discipline

    In this special episode, we feature a chapter of "The 5 Principles of Parenting," focusing on the foundational aspects of discipline. Tune in to learn the keys to discipline that respect both the child’s feelings and the parent’s expectations, how to navigate discipline at different ages, and how to understand your child’s moral development stage.




    I WROTE MY FIRST BOOK! Order your copy of The Five Principles of Parenting: Your Essential Guide to Raising Good Humans Here: https://bit.ly/3rMLMsL

    Subscribe to my free newsletter for parenting tips delivered straight to your inbox: draliza.substack.com 

    Follow me on Instagram for more:

    @raisinggoodhumanspodcast 




    SPONSORS:

    Nerdwallet: Don’t wait to make smart financial decisions. Compare and find smarter credit cards, savings accounts, and more today at NerdWallet.com.

    Dime Beauty: Go to DIMEBeautyco.com now and unlock your discount on the site.

    Saks: Find inspiration for your new vibe, everyday, at saks.com

    Just Thrive: If you’re ready to take control and live your healthiest life yet, you can get 20% off your first 90-day bottle of Just Calm and Just Thrive Probiotic today–Visit justthrivehealth.com/discount/Humans and use promo code:HUMANS

    Kiwico: Get 50% off your first month on ANY crate line at kiwico.com with promo code RGH




    Please note that this episode may contain paid endorsements and advertisements for products and services. Individuals on the show may have a direct or indirect financial interest in products or services referred to in this episode.

    Produced by Dear Media.

    See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    • 39 min

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