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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

    How to Foster Friendship Among Siblings & Resolve Sibling Rivalry

    How to Foster Friendship Among Siblings & Resolve Sibling Rivalry

    This week we sit down renowned child psychiatrist Dr. Joshua Sparrow to explore effective strategies for fostering harmony among siblings. We discuss how to navigate sibling rivalry, ensure fairness, and introduce new siblings without chaos. Dr. Sparrow shares expert advice on creating a supportive and balanced family environment where every child feels valued. Whether you're dealing with everyday squabbles or major conflicts, this episode provides practical tips to help your children build strong, loving relationships with each other.




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    How the Science of Spirituality can be the Antidote to Mental Health Struggles

    How the Science of Spirituality can be the Antidote to Mental Health Struggles

    Today Dr. Lisa Miller, professor, psychologist, researcher and author, sits down with us as we explore the profound connection between spirituality and mental well-being, particularly for teenagers. Amidst increasing feelings of disconnection and despair, the science is clear: a strong spiritual core can significantly reduce the risks of addiction, depression, and even suicide. We explore the compelling data showing that spirituality offers unparalleled protective benefits, and discuss practical ways for parents to nurture this in their children, including two amazing exercises you can bring home to your kids. 




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    Cultivating Bravery with Kelly Corrigan

    Cultivating Bravery with Kelly Corrigan

    In today’s episode we are joined by Kelly Corrigan, NYT bestselling author and host of the podcast Kelly Corrigan Wonders. We dive into the complexities of modern parenting, discussing the balance between offering guidance and embracing uncertainty. We explore the concept of "kitchen table bravery," the strength found in everyday parental decisions, and the evolving norms across generations.




    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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    • 55 min
    How to Handle “Defiant” Behavior in Kids

    How to Handle “Defiant” Behavior in Kids

    In today’s solo episode, I delve into how to handle defiance in kids. I explain why children often act out more at home and how to navigate these turbulent moments. I offer tips for setting loving limits without losing your cool (more often than not), and a compassionate yet firm approach to handling everyday pushback. 




    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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    • 30 min
    The Truth about Raising Boys

    The Truth about Raising Boys

    In this episode, author Ruth Whippman sits down with us to explore the complex challenges of raising boys. Our discussion dives deep into the socialization of boys, the impact of societal norms, and the urgent need for empathy and emotional nurture. We address how to navigate the conflicting messages boys receive about masculinity and vulnerability, the importance of positive role models, and practical strategies for parents to foster emotional health in their sons.




    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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    • 38 min
    Finding the Beauty in Betrayal: Maggie Smith on Rebuilding Life after Divorce

    Finding the Beauty in Betrayal: Maggie Smith on Rebuilding Life after Divorce

    Today author and poet Maggie Smith joins us in a vulnerable conversation about divorce and betrayal, and the journey of re-discovery after. We discuss the challenges and upheavals of divorce and how Maggie used this turbulent period to redefine her life, prioritize her well-being, and model resilience for her children. We also delve into the importance of community, self-compassion, and the ability to find beauty in the most unexpected places. 




    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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