In the first episode we will learn a little about creators and co-hosts of ParentWhys, Dr. B and Carrie Jordan. We will also discuss the "Four Goals of Misbehavior," and how to assess what your child's objective is when they are acting out.
In the second episode of ParentWhys, we explore the difference between Reward-Punishment and Encouragement-Discipline and why the latter provides better results. We also dig into Logical Consequences, including what they entail, why they are the best way to effect behavioral change in your children, and how to go about crafting a consequence that is effective.
In this special bonus episode of ParentWhys we will talk about one approach to parenting dubbed "Long-Game Parenting." Our discussion will include its principles and conception. For the best understanding and experience, please listen to this bonus show between Episode 2 and Episode 3.
In episode 3 we interview parents Hannah & Matt. This couple has three very different children. One of those children is a lovely 15 month old girl with a propensity for hitting mom. Listen to how this problem surfaced and the tools Dr. B and Carrie offer to better handle raising a mini Hulk Hogan. Spoiler Alert: Carrie's suggestion of tying the child to a post in the backyard was rejected.
In this episode we speak to parents Christi and Bill about their son Henry (7 yrs) and his new impulse to speak negatively about himself. We also dive into solutions to nightmare-night-time-routines. Finally, we get to hear our follow up interview with Hannah and Matt from Episode 3 to see how the advice we offered helped (or didn't)!
In this episode we speak to parents Kelly and Zarani (aka "Z") about their daughter, Nora (4 yrs) how to handle her sass-tastic personality. We also dive into solutions to help with Nora's show of inadequacy when learning new things . Finally, we get to hear our follow up interview with Christi and Bill from Episode 4 to see how they're doing with Henry's negative self talk.
In Episode 6 Carrie and Dr. B interview Lindsay and Brad about their 6 year old daughter, Este. They have been struggling with her reluctance and/or refusal to try new things. Este has also recently begun having "full-body-meltdowns" when hearing the answer "no." Finally, we follow up with Kelly and Z to see how things are going with their sassy daughter Nora!
In Episode 7 Carrie and Dr. B interview Dov and Aura about their two oldest children, Cole (6 yrs old) and Nava (3 yrs old). They have been struggling with Cole's talking back, which has increased in frequency over the past few months. Also, Nava likes to go into Dov's studio and touch his equipment but does not stop when Dov asks her to. What will make her listen?? After that, we follow up with Lindsay and Brad about Este's "full-body-meltdowns" when hearing the answer "no!"
In this bonus episode we will speak with an expert about new information on holistic dentistry and how it may affect your child. Very important and interesting stuff!
In Episode 8 Carrie and Dr. B interview parents Pili and Mark about their 5 year old son, Gabriel. Like so many children, Gabriel seems to lose his hearing when it comes time to get ready in the morning. There are constant reminders to get dressed, arguments about when breakfast is served, and you know the rest!! After that, we follow up with Dov and Aura about their two oldest children, Cole (6 yrs old) and Nava (3 yrs old). Let's hope that Cole's talking back and Nava's touching of Dov's computer equipment has improved!
In Episode 9 Carrie and Dr. B interview Dr. David Bredehoft, licensed Psychologist, author, and researcher in the area of childhood overindulgence and its effects on transitioning to adulthood. This episode is chalk-full of crucial information that will help us avoid raising our kids to be depressed, anxious, unmotivated, and lacking self-esteem! Dr. Bredehoft is author of the book, " HOW MUCH IS TOO MUCH? Raising Likable, Responsible, Respectful Children in an Age of Overindulgence."