Hand in Hand Parenting: The Podcast
About This Show
When children's behavior is difficult, parents need support, good information, and practical tools to reduce stress, understand their child's emotions, and build cooperation and warm connection in the family. Join Elle Kwan and Abigail Wald as they share the Hand in Hand Parenting approach with useful examples and stories from real parents like you.
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Parenting Consistently: A New Approach That Actually Works
2 days ago
Have you ever felt bound by the need to be consistent in your parenting, and then felt the failure when you couldn't be? We're often told that when we are consistent around schedules, eating, playing, tidying, sleeping, then all will run smooth. Yet, so often that isn't what we see. And that can feel mighty stressful! We fight and cajole to keep consistent, but we often see anger flare and tears. Precisely the opposite of the ideal we were trying to uphold! A New Approach to Parenting Consistently This week Elle and Abigail explore the idea of letting go of consistency of action in favor of consistency of connection. Of looking beyond what's not happening to why it's not happening, and then treading a new path. Find the Resources We Talk About Here's the article Elle mentions: How to Help Your Child Sleep Through the Night This self-guided course, Helping Your Child Sleep, gives you support and strategies when all those rules you read about consistency around bedtime just don't seem work. keep connected We’d love to hear about your parenting challenges. You can follow Hand in Hand on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram. Be sure to drop Elle and Abigail a message Sign up for our Monthly Newsletter