Tag Archives forparenting

[Encore] Ep. 119: Year-End Reflection Activities

Show Notes Subscribe for resources and ideas for happier, more connected families.  This is an encore presentation of one of my favorite episodes. Enjoy! This episode is a live recording of my chat with Sara Kuljis about some of our favorite year-end reflection activities. Joining Sara and me for this episode is Kate Rader, one…

READ MORE

How Camp Helps Parents Raise Adults

“The movie Stepford Wives came to mind as I watched my students live their college life still somehow looking to the sidelines for mom or dad’s direction, protection, or intervention as if they were five, playing soccer, and needed a parent to point in which direction to kick the ball. I began to wonder, I…

READ MORE

Ready for Adulthood Check-List for Kids

What skills do our kids need in order to be ready for adulthood? Readiness is an interesting concept. Many things we do, like going to summer camp for the first time, starting college or a new job or becoming a parent, we’re not technically “ready” for. We haven’t had any practice yet! We learn best…

READ MORE

Ep. 138: Unselfie with Dr. Michele Borba

Show notes & links available here. Subscribe for resources and ideas for happier, more connected families. In this episode, Audrey’s guest is Dr. Michele Borba, an educational psychologist, parenting expert, and author of 24 books. Her most recent book is Unselfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World. The aim of Dr. Borba’s work…

READ MORE

[Encore] Ep. 121: The Power of Showing Up with Dr. Tina Payne Bryson

Show notes & links available here. Subscribe for resources and ideas for happier, more connected families.  This is an encore presentation of one of my favorite episodes. Enjoy! Helpful short video messages from Tina A message for parents: https://vimeo.com/399730541 Fear Messaging vs. Safety Messaging: https://vimeo.com/402467778 Two Things that Increase Chronic Stress and Two Things that Reduce it in Our Kids: https://vimeo.com/402633303 Hit the Restart Button on Your Parenting: https://vimeo.com/402646808 DOWNLOAD Tina’s…

READ MORE

Why Kids Need to Get Uncomfortable

As parents, we spend a lot of time making our kids comfortable. Feeling cold? I’ll grab you a sweatshirt. Hungry? Let me get you a snack right away! Kid being unkind? I’ll complain to the teacher and make her stop! At times, I’ve felt like it’s my duty to alleviate any discomfort my child is…

READ MORE
1 2 3 11