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Rebecca Thompson Hitt, Founder and Executive Director of The Consciously Parenting Project, hosts these practical and inspiring conversations with other parenting thought leaders about becoming the parent you want to be. This practical blending of science and intuition guide you back to your own inner knowing as a parent, helping you to find your own way back to connection.

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Rebecca Thompson Hitt, Founder and Executive Director of The Consciously Parenting Project, hosts these practical and inspiring conversations with other parenting thought leaders about becoming the parent you want to be. This practical blending of science and intuition guide you back to your own inner knowing as a parent, helping you to find your own way back to connection.

    Podcast Episode #47 – Raising Boys Q&A: Deescalation Techniques

    Podcast Episode #47 – Raising Boys Q&A: Deescalation Techniques

    Rebecca and Nathan look at how intentionally connecting with our children throughout their childhood can help us when we get to the teen years, by giving them and us the tools needed to move through intense emotions as they come up, before they escalate into something hard to handle. They also discuss ways to compassionately work with our teens in those situations where emotions have gotten very intense and the situation has escalated or morphed into something it wasn't about originally.

    • 27 min
    Podcast Episode #46 – Raising Boys Q&A: Maintaining Connection Through the Teen Years

    Podcast Episode #46 – Raising Boys Q&A: Maintaining Connection Through the Teen Years

    Raising Boys We’re back again with Nathan McTague for more Q&A about raising boys. This portion of the conversation is

    • 43 min
    Podcast Episode #45 – Raising Boys Q&A: Encouraging connection with others

    Podcast Episode #45 – Raising Boys Q&A: Encouraging connection with others

    Raising Boys We’re back this week with Nathan McTague, the co-founder of the Center for Emotional Education and co-creator of the

    • 26 min
    Podcast Episode #44 – Raising Boys Q&A: Talking Bodies and Sex

    Podcast Episode #44 – Raising Boys Q&A: Talking Bodies and Sex

    Q&A: Talking about Bodies and Sex with Your Kids

    Jamie's Question:

    I am loving being a boy-mama. My sons are almost 10 & 12. The "challenges" I'm having are (although I don't have a "problem" with this - just mystified confusion) why EVERYTHING relates to a penis. Everything. "Heh-heh...that rock looks like a penis, you smell like a penis, that cloud looks like a penis. PENIS." LOL!! But... why?? I don't remember hearing girls talk about vaginas.

    • 27 min
    Podcast Episode #43 – Raising Boys Q&A: Healthy Masculinity

    Podcast Episode #43 – Raising Boys Q&A: Healthy Masculinity

    The question sent in for today was specifically about how to help our boys navigate "locker room talk" so that they don't become a victim of some kind by not participating, but can handle those situations they may find themselves in. The topic of respect is at the forefront once again - respecting our children and holding boundaries so they learn what that feels and looks like.

    • 30 min
    Podcast Episode #42 – Raising Boys Q&A: Wiping, Connection, & Respect

    Podcast Episode #42 – Raising Boys Q&A: Wiping, Connection, & Respect

    I’m excited to welcome Nathan McTague back as we discuss some questions that listeners sent in. We heard from many of you that you enjoyed our discussion about raising emotionally-healthy boys, and we hope you enjoy the Q&A as well. We’ll be spending the next three episodes on listener questions.



    In this episode, we start with early life and the developmental process that happens, and weaving in empathy and connection as our children grow into adults.



    Question: Why can’t my kid just wipe?

    • 17 min

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