1 hr 8 min

Guiding Our Kids From Lizard Brain To Wizard Brain With Dr. Aliza Pressman Mom Brain

    • Kids & Family

Here's another episode of Mom Brain chock full of practical advice, so break out your notepad. Aliza Pressman, M.A., Ph.D. is a developmental psychologist certified in parent management training from the Yale Parenting Center, and a mother of 2 daughters. Among her many accolades, she earned her Ph.D. in developmental psychology from the Columbia University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences with a fellowship at the National Center for Children and Families. She is also co-founder of SeedlingsGroup and co-founding director of the Mt. Sinai Parenting Center. Aliza helps parents, through science-based research, navigate the tricky aspects of raising kids. Be sure to check out her podcast "Raising Good Humans". 

In this episode, Aliza talks with Hilaria and Daphne about the importance of moms finding groups where they feel comfortable, and where there is no judgment. Plus, she tackles issues like, how to address our children's irrational fears, whether or not we need to force our toddlers to apologize, making sure our kids accomplish important milestones without overreacting if they don't, and tons more!




Books mentioned by Dr. Pressman:

Dr. Dan Siegel: The Whole Brain Child and The Yes Brain

Dr. Marc Weissbluth: Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child

Brazelton Touch Points




Favorite Things:

Hilaria: Origami Paper

Daphne: Omy Signature Ultrawashable Felt Pens

Aliza: A Baby Sound Machine




Email us with your questions at mombrainpod@gmail.com and follow us on Instagram, just search for @MomBrain. We answer a lot of your questions on there! Check out videos of our episodes on our new YouTube channel!

Here's another episode of Mom Brain chock full of practical advice, so break out your notepad. Aliza Pressman, M.A., Ph.D. is a developmental psychologist certified in parent management training from the Yale Parenting Center, and a mother of 2 daughters. Among her many accolades, she earned her Ph.D. in developmental psychology from the Columbia University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences with a fellowship at the National Center for Children and Families. She is also co-founder of SeedlingsGroup and co-founding director of the Mt. Sinai Parenting Center. Aliza helps parents, through science-based research, navigate the tricky aspects of raising kids. Be sure to check out her podcast "Raising Good Humans". 

In this episode, Aliza talks with Hilaria and Daphne about the importance of moms finding groups where they feel comfortable, and where there is no judgment. Plus, she tackles issues like, how to address our children's irrational fears, whether or not we need to force our toddlers to apologize, making sure our kids accomplish important milestones without overreacting if they don't, and tons more!




Books mentioned by Dr. Pressman:

Dr. Dan Siegel: The Whole Brain Child and The Yes Brain

Dr. Marc Weissbluth: Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child

Brazelton Touch Points




Favorite Things:

Hilaria: Origami Paper

Daphne: Omy Signature Ultrawashable Felt Pens

Aliza: A Baby Sound Machine




Email us with your questions at mombrainpod@gmail.com and follow us on Instagram, just search for @MomBrain. We answer a lot of your questions on there! Check out videos of our episodes on our new YouTube channel!

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