110 episodes

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
    • 4.6 • 27 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.

    Raising Resilience | S.12 Ep.1

    Raising Resilience | S.12 Ep.1

    When life is hard, how can our family cope? What do we prioritize when we have to make tough choices? Listen to our season opener to learn what parents can offer our kids to help turn their adversity into resilience!
    Support the showSend 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

    • 52 min
    Good Enough Parenting | S.12 Ep.2

    Good Enough Parenting | S.12 Ep.2

    When facing competing demands and difficult situations, sometimes we have to settle for “good enough parenting”. What does it mean to lower the bar, and how do we still meet the needs of our kids when we can’t give 100%? Tune in to today’s episode to find out.
    Support the showSend 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

    • 58 min
    Parenting Amid Threats to Safety | S.12 Ep.3

    Parenting Amid Threats to Safety | S.12 Ep.3

    Ideally, every family and child would have a safe and consistent home environment. When that’s not the case, parents are often forced to make hard decisions for the wellbeing of their children. Listen to today’s episode where we discuss approaches for protecting kids and a framework that provides hope!

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    Support the showSend 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

    • 47 min
    Custody, Kinship Care, and Co-Parenting | S.12 Ep.4

    Custody, Kinship Care, and Co-Parenting | S.12 Ep.4

    When we share the responsibilities of caring for children with other adults, it comes with opportunities and challenges. Listen in for strategies for resolving conflicts and working together to create a nurturing environment for the kids!
    Support the showSend 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

    • 53 min
    Repairing & Rebuilding Relationships with Children | S.12 Ep.5

    Repairing & Rebuilding Relationships with Children | S.12 Ep.5

    Even with our best efforts, we will still sometimes do something that was hurtful to our child. In this season’s finale, our hosts share personal experiences and discuss research on the components of an apology and discuss a specific strategy for repairing parent-child relationships!
    Support the showSend 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

    • 59 min
    Financial Parenting | S.11 Ep.1

    Financial Parenting | S.11 Ep.1

    Did you know you are practicing “financial socialization” of your children – whether intentionally or unintentionally? In the season eleven open, Mackenzie and this season’s guest cohost, Dr. Suzanne Bartholomae, introduce the topics of how we teach our kids about money and related concepts.
    Support the showSend 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

    • 45 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
27 Ratings

27 Ratings

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