Who knew parenting would be so difficult? Right? Maybe you thought it would come more naturally, or maybe it was easier, except for that one kid that seems to push all your buttons. Are you at a loss for how to deal with everything from tantrums to managing that snarky back chat or simply just don’t want to feel like you're failing as a parent? Do you worry about doing things right, or finding the right help for your child? Are you tired of the daily battles, fighting, and chaos in your home? If you are facing challenges as a parent, you are not alone. At (name) we think that things can get better and we want you to experience that too as you reclaim your home, find more peace, and build a structure that lasts.
Join Dr. Michelle Alden author of Parenting Emotionally Distressed Kids: Build a Bridge to Better Behavior the Healthy Foundations Way, as she discusses scientific research and strategies for navigating the tough and challenging job of parenting. Many parents today feel overwhelmed and burnt out, maybe even believing that this is just how families are. Dr. Michelle will offer practical solutions that give parents the tools they need to build a bridge from where they are now to the family they wanted to be, supporting you to be the parent you wanted to be and raising healthy and secure children.
Staying Sane During the Holidays - Part 2
Stick to the routine as much as possible, how to set the expectations, watch the amount of sleep and make sure there is down time, the power of role-play, and much more.
Why a Parent-Centered Approach Is the Key to Transforming Your Family
Descriptions of the parent-centered resources available to you and when you should consider hiring a parent coach.
Staying Sane During the Holidays - Part 1
Enjoy a ton of helpful tips on getting through the holidays as Dr. Alden talks about excitement, expectations, food issues, being prepared, keeping a routine as much as possible, and much more.
Adoption Part 3
What do our kids need? Dr. Alden shares lots of tips and understanding about how to parent intentionally.
Adoption Part 2
Dr. Alden shares traits and struggles that you can likely identify with in your family. We know it can be emotionally exhausting and this is why. Be sure to listen to Part 3 on what intentional parenting looks like and why it is needed for our kids.
Adoption Part 1
You’ll want to hear Dr. Alden’s personal story with adoption to give you a new perspective on your adopted child. She’ll discuss the wider impact of grief as well as why behaviors are often very controlling.
Excellent and informed advice!
With all the armchair expert podcasts out there, it is extremely refreshing to have one with an actual qualified expert. Michelle is so knowledgeable but makes the content very approachable, highly recommend!