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Exceptional Parenting Podcast

Nov 27, 2019

“No” It’s such a short word but when it comes flying out of our kid’s mouth, it can trigger a surge of rage, frustration, and so many other feelings. 

 

Which is why so many moms reach out and ask “what should I do when my kid says no?” How does that coincide with positive parenting? Should I hold my ground...


Nov 20, 2019

We all know it’s important to help kids talk about their feelings and that it’s one way to prevent a lot of behaviors. But, there’s one glaring problem with talking about feelings- kids don’t usually have the words or the emotional intelligence to really express their feelings until they are well into their...


Nov 13, 2019

 

It’s not uncommon for moms to talk about how to deal with their stress. Too often, the solutions that come up are all centered around things like;  Manicures, pedicures, retail therapy, or girls nights. While those can all be great and fun things, we can actually end up MASKING our stress, rather than working through...


Nov 6, 2019

So many of us start motherhood thinking we will be the perfect parent. We have an unrealistic view of what motherhood is supposed to be, so when we find ourselves getting angry, yelling, or threatening our kids, it feels horrible. We feel like a failure. We feel alone, and we feel like we are the only ones who struggle...