In the News

Learn more about what Patty Wipfler and our Certified Instructors are saying about the Hand in Hand Parenting approach and how it helps with key parenting challenges:

Anna Cole (UK) in Positive Life, Winter 2018

“Tips for Thriving” Anna Cole, PhD
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Marilupe de la Calle (Philadelphia) joins Anna Sewald’s Authentic Parenting podcast, May 2018

“How to Listen to Children’s Big Feelings.”

Patty Wipfler on the Tim Constantine show, August 26th, 2016

Patty discusses Five Simple Listening tools for strengthening connection within families.

Patty Wipfler on #rbeatzradio, August 26th, 2016

Patty speaks to a live studio audience with Arroe Collins

Patty Wipfler on WSVA-AM, August 26th, 2016

Listen in on Patty talking on WSVA-AM about Listening to Parents, Starting School, and more!

Sam Tripoli and Patty Wipfler, August 25th, 2016

Tune in to hear Sam Tripoli interview Patty Wipfler on her new book, Five Simple Tools For Your Everyday Parenting Challenges.

Interview begins at 6:35 and ends at 20:30.

The Jim Brickman Show and Patty Wipfler, August 16th, 2016

Check out this brief interview with Patty on supporting parents during “back to school” time!

AM800 News and Tosha Schore, August 15th, 2016

Most parents aren’t experts – especially as their kids grow from 2 to 14.
We hear from a parenting expert who has advice on how to connect, set limits and play wildly.

“How Was School Today?” “Fine.”, October 30, 2012

In this video interview Patty Wipfler talks about how to encourage children to open up after the school day or when parents return from work.
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Attachment Parenting, May 11, 2012

KQED’s Dan Iverson and Hand in Hand Instructor, Lauren Scout, look at the philosophy and controversy of attachment parenting after the cover of Time magazine features a woman breastfeeding a nearly 4-year-old child — and the reaction has lit up the mommy blogs.
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babycenter, Expert Advice

Patty’s answers on a series of questions from ‘How can I handle my child’s constant requests for expensive things?’ to ‘My child says she hates school. What should I do?’
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Conflict Communication with Children, May 12, 2008

In this insighful and fascinating interview with Doug Noll of, Patty and Doug discuss the fundamentals of Parenting by Connection and their far-reaching implications for adults and society. An interview every parent should hear! Please share this with all those in your life who care about families.
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Thresholds Radio Program on Discipline, November 14, 2007

KPFT Houston John McNamara interviews Patty Wipfler on using discipline for a healthy and helpful relationship with your children.
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Childhood Matters with Rhona Rennert, July 6, 2003

Rhona talks with Janice Townsend and Todd Erickson about what to do when your child is having a meltdown.
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Setting Limits and Sticking to Them, November 14, 2004

Children are forever pushing boundaries-and their parents ‘hot’ buttons. Rhona and guests Patty Wipfler and Stan Seiderman, Director of the Farifax San Anselmo Children’s Center, describes effective ways to set limits with love.
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