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Break the cycle of generational trauma by doing your own work, connecting to your authentic self, so that you can raise children who won’t have to recover from their childhoods.

Our Motto is: Raising Our Children, Growing Ourselves.

Authentic Parenting explores how you can find more calm, connection and joy in parenting through the process of self-discovery and inner growth with a trauma-informed lens.

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    • Kids & Family
    • 4.8 • 203 Ratings

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Break the cycle of generational trauma by doing your own work, connecting to your authentic self, so that you can raise children who won’t have to recover from their childhoods.

Our Motto is: Raising Our Children, Growing Ourselves.

Authentic Parenting explores how you can find more calm, connection and joy in parenting through the process of self-discovery and inner growth with a trauma-informed lens.

Enjoy!

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    Parenting through Connection Instead of Coercion with Pam Leo

    Parenting through Connection Instead of Coercion with Pam Leo

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    • 1 hr 1 min
    Overcoming Trauma: Releasing Shame and Healing the Body with Peter Levine, PhD

    Overcoming Trauma: Releasing Shame and Healing the Body with Peter Levine, PhD

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    • 47 min
    The Harms of Gentle Parenting with Laura Froyen

    The Harms of Gentle Parenting with Laura Froyen

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    • 59 min
    (LIVE PODCAST) Finding Healing, Peace and Joy- Part 2

    (LIVE PODCAST) Finding Healing, Peace and Joy- Part 2

    This is ther Q&A session from our live event on April 27, 2024. Part 1 can be found in episode 406. 
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    • 28 min
    (LIVE PODCAST) Finding Healing, Peace and Joy with Seth Gillihan, PhD-Part 1

    (LIVE PODCAST) Finding Healing, Peace and Joy with Seth Gillihan, PhD-Part 1

    This is the edited recording from our live event–LIVE Podcast '24 Finding Healing, Peace and Joy with featured guest psychologist, author and host of Think, Act, Be podcast Seth Gillihan. 
    Do we need to change ourselves to be happy? How can we access a deeper sense of well-being even amidst challenges and adversity? How can we let go of what we hold onto so tightly? Can we lighten the load, loosen the grip? What’s the balance between self-acceptance and self-improvement?
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    I would be thrilled to support you in your parenting journey!
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    Private Coaching Online courses and classes GET IN TOUCH
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    • 57 min
    Truth, Trauma and Transformation with Dr. Frank Anderson

    Truth, Trauma and Transformation with Dr. Frank Anderson

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    • 56 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
203 Ratings

203 Ratings

perdy_mama ,

Excellent content for both parents and for child-free adults!!

I’ve been listening to Anna for about a year, and she quickly made it onto my listen-to-every-episode list. Over the past year, I’ve sent multiple episodes to my child-free friends because the content is so applicable to adults in general. Having said that, her guidance and suggestions and even just her personal musings have brought so much richness to my parenting approaches. Her content has helped me cultivate a deeper level of self-compassion, positive self-talk, and sincere self-care, which has all worked together to make parenting easier without changing a thing about my kid’s behavior. I’ve listened to many episodes multiple times, including How to Regulate Your Nervous System, and Mother Hunger: How Adult Daughters Can Understand and Heal From Lost Protection, Guidance and Nurturance. I’ve listened to both of these three times, and I’m sure I’m not done. Her content has also helped me cultivate a deeper sense of sincere empathy for my kid, and helped me focus on developing strategies for connection and collaboration with them versus ways to change their behaviors. As a consequence, I’m seeing far more desired behaviors without the power struggles.

I recommend this show to anyone hoping to heal from childhood trauma in order to live a life with contentment, ease, compassion and delight. Being a parent is not required.

laurenann053 ,

So grateful for this podcast.

Anna’s parenting wisdom has been helping me for the past eight years of my parenting, and for that I am so grateful. I love how real she is and how she coaches with no judgment, just compassion. I refer back to this podcast constantly for different topics, since she’s covered so much. And her guest speakers are just as inspirational as she is. One of my favorite parenting podcasts/resources for sure!

Mactonight12 ,

Great parenting resource

Anna does a lovely job with finding authors, methods, and discuss new ideas in the parenting space that help to stop generational patterns. Helping parents determine who they are and how they want to show up authentically.

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