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As a parent, do you ever wish someone could just whisper some realistic and trustworthy support in your ear? And not make you feel awful for not having all the answers? Well, that’s what I’m here for.

I'm Dr. Aliza Pressman, developmental psychologist, parent educator, asst. clinical professor, and co-founder of both Mount Sinai Parenting Center and SeedlingsGroup. And I'm a mom... trying to raise two good humans myself, so I'm in this with you!

In each episode, we'll go deep (but brief) with both experts and parents to share the most effective approaches and tools and talk about the important bigger picture of raising good humans. My goal is to make your parenting journey less overwhelming and a lot more joyful!

Please join me every Friday for new episodes of Raising Good Humans.

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As a parent, do you ever wish someone could just whisper some realistic and trustworthy support in your ear? And not make you feel awful for not having all the answers? Well, that’s what I’m here for.

I'm Dr. Aliza Pressman, developmental psychologist, parent educator, asst. clinical professor, and co-founder of both Mount Sinai Parenting Center and SeedlingsGroup. And I'm a mom... trying to raise two good humans myself, so I'm in this with you!

In each episode, we'll go deep (but brief) with both experts and parents to share the most effective approaches and tools and talk about the important bigger picture of raising good humans. My goal is to make your parenting journey less overwhelming and a lot more joyful!

Please join me every Friday for new episodes of Raising Good Humans.

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    The Complete Guide to Understanding Menopause and Perimenopause w/ Dr. Mary Claire Haver

    The Complete Guide to Understanding Menopause and Perimenopause w/ Dr. Mary Claire Haver

    Dr. Mary Claire Haver, board-certified OBGYN and menopause expert, joins us as we dive deep into the world of menopause and perimenopause. We explore the latest strategies and scientific insights that promise not just to help you manage but truly thrive during menopause. Dr. Mary Claire Haver shares her expert tips on hormonal balance, diet modifications, and lifestyle adjustments designed to enhance your health and well-being during this significant life transition. 

    This episode is a must listen and will arm you with the knowledge and tools you need to navigate these changes confidently and healthily. 




    Dr. Mary Claire Haver's website: https://maryclairewellness.com/

    'The New Menopause' Book link: https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/738539/the-new-menopause-by-mary-claire-haver-md/




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    • 39 min
    A Disciplined Approach to Discipline

    A Disciplined Approach to Discipline

    In this special episode, we feature a chapter of "The 5 Principles of Parenting," focusing on the foundational aspects of discipline. Tune in to learn the keys to discipline that respect both the child’s feelings and the parent’s expectations, how to navigate discipline at different ages, and how to understand your child’s moral development stage.




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    • 39 min
    The Transformative Power of Play

    The Transformative Power of Play

    This episode originally aired in October 2021.

    Dr. Aliza sits down with Professor Peter Gray to discuss the healthiest approaches to play, and potential mistakes commonly made by well-meaning parents.




    I WROTE MY FIRST BOOK! Order your copy of The Five Principles of Parenting: Your Essential Guide to Raising Good Humans Here: https://bit.ly/3rMLMsL

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    • 1 hr 2 min
    The Truth About Social Media: How It Affects Kids' Mental Health

    The Truth About Social Media: How It Affects Kids' Mental Health

    In this eye-opening episode, Imran Ahmed, founder of the Center for Countering Digital Hate (CCDH) explores the grave impact of social media on children’s mental health. The conversation spans the dangers lurking on various platforms, and underscores the importance of shame-free dialogue between parents and their kids. As we navigate a world where digital interaction is unavoidable, Ahmed offers invaluable insights and actionable advice for safeguarding our children’s mental health in the digital age.




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    I WROTE MY FIRST BOOK! Order your copy of The Five Principles of Parenting: Your Essential Guide to Raising Good Humans Here: https://bit.ly/3rMLMsL

    Subscribe to my free newsletter for parenting tips delivered straight to your inbox: draliza.substack.com 

    Follow me on Instagram for more:

    @raisinggoodhumanspodcast 




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    • 38 min
    Why Are We So Obsessed With Our Kids' Feelings? with Caitlin Murray aka @bigtimeadulting

    Why Are We So Obsessed With Our Kids' Feelings? with Caitlin Murray aka @bigtimeadulting

    Join me in conversation with Caitlin Murray of @bigtimeadulting on the surprising ways in which we sometimes put too much emphasis on the feelings of our children - missing the forest for the trees.




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    • 51 min
    New Science on Navigating the Breakthrough Teen Years

    New Science on Navigating the Breakthrough Teen Years

    In this episode, Ellen Galinsky, author, educator, and researcher joins us to discuss the pressing challenges and anxieties facing parents and adolescents today. Delving into themes of Galinsky’s new book “The Breakthrough Years”, we explore adolescent mental health, the impact of social media, and the multitude of pressures teenagers have to grapple with. Listen to discover how to turn challenges into opportunities for growth and how to foster the development of executive function skills. 




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    • 1 hr

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This is my go to podcast - thank you Aliza for the vital advice, open outlook and interesting topics. I can’t get enough!

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