PRP032 Autonomy-Supportive Parenting Style Part 4

Show Notes: Autonomy Supportive Parenting Style Part 4 This is the fourth and final part of the interview with Professor Genevieve Mageau. We talk about beliefs behind autonomy support, what hinders autonomy support, transitioning from a controlling to an autonomy supportive style, and the book and workshop series “How to …

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PRP031 Autonomy-Supportive Parenting Style Part 3

Show Notes: Autonomy Supportive Parenting Style Part 3 This is the third part of the interview with Professor Genevieve Mageau. We talk about using routine charts, and some of the risks and alternatives to sticker charts. We also look at limit setting for boundary testing behaviour, and addressing frequent misbehaviour. …

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PRP030 Autonomy-Supportive Parenting Style Part 2

Show Notes: Autonomy Supportive Parenting Style Part 2 This is the second episode talking with Professor Genevieve Mageau about Autonomy Supportive Parenting. In this episode we examine what to do when children won’t listen, how to address ongoing problems, more on providing structure, and enforcing limits in an autonomy supportive manner, …

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PRP029 Autonomy-Supportive Parenting Style Part 1

Show Notes: Autonomy Supportive Parenting Style Part 1 3 key components of successful parenting are parental involvement and age-appropriate structure, provided in an autonomy-supportive way. These are central components of the authoritative parenting style, and also satisfy the basic needs for human motivation and flourishing as defined by the Self …

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PRP027 Sensitive Child: How to Help them Thrive Part 1

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Show Notes: How to Help your Sensitive Child to Thrive Do you have a sensitive child? Does she have major melt-downs especially after high excitement, or in a new or crowded place. Does he notice the little things? Does she sometimes seem shy? Being a sensitive child, and a sensitive …

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PRP026 Sibling Rivalry with Dr Laura Markham Part 2

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Show Notes: Sibling Rivalry with Dr Laura Markham Part 2 The second in a Two Part Series with Dr Laura Markham where we learn how our parenting behaviour can influence the relationship between our kids, and facilitate sibling rivalry, or sibling friendship. If you missed the first in the series, …

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PRP025 Sibling Rivalry with Dr Laura Markham Part 1

Sibling Rivalry Part 1 With Dr Laura Markham

Show Notes: Sibling Rivalry with Dr Laura Markham Your son snatches a toy from your daughter. What do you do? Snatch it back? Coerce? Time out? I discuss peaceful, coaching-based approaches with world-leading expert on evidence-based peaceful parenting, Dr Laura Markham. Laura shares what we can do to prevent sibling …

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PRP023 Angry Kids: Emotional or attention seeking?

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Show Notes: Angry Kids – Emotional or attention seeking? Do you have angry kids at times? Does your child throw tantrums? Lash out? Is it attention seeking? Or emotional? Should we ignore the behaviour? Is empathising reinforcing the bad behaviour? I was wondering too, so I asked an expert: Dr …

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PRP021 Snoring Children: Sleep Apnoea – Don’t ignore the (gasping) snore

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Show Notes: Snoring Children: Sleep Apnoea – Don’t ignore the (gasping) snore 5 in 10 snoring children have sleep apnoea. If left undiagnosed, the resulting lack of quality sleep can lead to learning, behavioural, and mood difficulties. It is important to have it diagnosed and treated early. Listen to Dr …

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PRP015: Angry Parents Part 2 Acting inline with values despite anger

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Show Notes: Angry Parents Part 2 Acting inline with values despite anger In Angry Parents Part 1, Dr Koa Whittingham (Parenting from the Heart – www.koawhittingham.com) introduced us to how Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT) techniques and principles can help us to manage our anger when our kids press our buttons. Although …

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  • Sleep Options Wizard (for 0-5 year olds)

    Take steps towards solving your child’s behavioural sleep issues now. The Sleep Options Wizard (for 0-5 year olds) specialises in addressing bed-time struggles, night-wakings, extended night wakings, waking too early, and transitioning to a bed or a separate room. Suggestions are tailored to your child’s age, your situation, and your family. Answer the Wizard’s questions about your child’s sleep, and your family preferences, and he will give you suggestions on the spot.