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Dealing with toddler meltdowns or an angsty teen who doesn’t want to talk? Our parenting pros from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach provide real-life solutions based on the latest scientific research. Find the series on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or your favorite podcast app and subscribe today. Send us an email: parenting@iastate.edu. Find us on Facebook or Twitter: @scienceofparent. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. For the full non-discrimination statement or accommodation inquiries, go to www.extension.iastate.edu/diversity/ext.

The Science of Parenting Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.5 • 22 Ratings

Dealing with toddler meltdowns or an angsty teen who doesn’t want to talk? Our parenting pros from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach provide real-life solutions based on the latest scientific research. Find the series on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or your favorite podcast app and subscribe today. Send us an email: parenting@iastate.edu. Find us on Facebook or Twitter: @scienceofparent. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. For the full non-discrimination statement or accommodation inquiries, go to www.extension.iastate.edu/diversity/ext.

    What is Self-Regulation? | S.9 Ep. 1

    What is Self-Regulation? | S.9 Ep. 1

    In this season opener, the cohosts dive into the topic of regulation and three different kinds of it. Plus, they discuss a crucial strategy for helping our kids regulate themselves.

    Send us an email: parenting@iastate.edu.
    Find us on Facebook or Twitter: @scienceofparent.

    This institution is an equal opportunity provider. For the full non-discrimination statement or accommodation inquiries, go to www.extension.iastate.edu/diversity/ext

    • 48 min
    I'm The Adult Here: My Regulation | S.9 Ep.2

    I'm The Adult Here: My Regulation | S.9 Ep.2

    In this week’s episode, we examine and reflect on our parenting role when it comes to regulation, self-control, and big feelings. We also look at a common wellness strategy applied specifically to parenting!

    Send us an email: parenting@iastate.edu.
    Find us on Facebook or Twitter: @scienceofparent.

    This institution is an equal opportunity provider. For the full non-discrimination statement or accommodation inquiries, go to www.extension.iastate.edu/diversity/ext

    • 40 min
    Regulation in Stages | S.9 Ep.3

    Regulation in Stages | S.9 Ep.3

    Does regulation look the same for kids of different ages? What exactly are kids “regulating” toward? Parents of toddlers intervene HOW OFTEN to manage behavior? Get all these answers in this week’s episode!

    Send us an email: parenting@iastate.edu.
    Find us on Facebook or Twitter: @scienceofparent.

    This institution is an equal opportunity provider. For the full non-discrimination statement or accommodation inquiries, go to www.extension.iastate.edu/diversity/ext

    • 49 min
    Tuning in with Temperament | S.9 Ep.4

    Tuning in with Temperament | S.9 Ep.4

    Why does one of my kids gravitate toward tranquility while another gravitates toward tantrums? Because temperament. This week, the cohosts look at temperament traits, their influence on kids’ regulation tendencies, and practical strategies to help kids with any trait.

    Send us an email: parenting@iastate.edu.
    Find us on Facebook or Twitter: @scienceofparent.

    This institution is an equal opportunity provider. For the full non-discrimination statement or accommodation inquiries, go to www.extension.iastate.edu/diversity/ext

    • 56 min
    Establishing the Environment | S.9 Ep.5

    Establishing the Environment | S.9 Ep.5

    Do you wish your home was more peaceful? Us too. This week, you might be surprised by some of the strategies for establishing a home environment that encourages kids and adults to practice self-regulation. 

    Send us an email: parenting@iastate.edu.
    Find us on Facebook or Twitter: @scienceofparent.

    This institution is an equal opportunity provider. For the full non-discrimination statement or accommodation inquiries, go to www.extension.iastate.edu/diversity/ext

    • 51 min
    Relationships and Regulation | S.9 Ep.6

    Relationships and Regulation | S.9 Ep.6

    Have you heard of attachment theory? This week we will explore what it is (and what it’s not) and the role that our parent-child relationship has in regulation.

    Send us an email: parenting@iastate.edu.
    Find us on Facebook or Twitter: @scienceofparent.

    This institution is an equal opportunity provider. For the full non-discrimination statement or accommodation inquiries, go to www.extension.iastate.edu/diversity/ext.

    • 40 min

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