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Handling Halloween Howls Using the Hand in Hand Tools
You're Invited To The 100th Episode Podcast Party – Starring You!
How Far Have You Come in Your Parenting?
The Best Ways To Rise Strong After Mom Shame
What happens when you want to walk out on parenting?
Powerful Ways To Banish Fear of the Dark (and other things that kids say go bump in the night)
How to Help Kids Manage Their Friendships
How to Keep Your Family Strong and Loving after Divorce
How to Handle Your Child's Negative Words
Can Special Time Really Increase My Child’s Level of Cooperation?
Do You Know the Best Way Out of Parent Anger?
How to Make Your Kids Love Chores (Guest-starring Abigail's son)
Parenting Sick Kids: How to Navigate Medicine, Worry and Stress
How to Master Motherhood (and other parenting lies)
How To Get A Defiant Child Moving When You Have to Be Somewhere
Yes! You Can Playlisten When your Child is Upset
How to Potty Train Your Child in 10 Easy Years
Three Smart, Sensitive Ways to Respond to Your Child's Anxieties
Why is My Kid Swearing?
Try These Quick, Smart Tips to Conquer Your Parenting Overwhelm
Who Else is Watching Your Power Struggles?
How to Superboost your Parent Support Today
Do You Know When Your Child Needs you Most of All?
How to Respond In A Way That Makes You Proud When Your Kid Makes Mistakes
What to do When Your Family Wants to Rule your Parenting
3 Reasons We Parents Can Suck At Setting Limits
What To Do When You Aren't So Psyched To See Your Kids
Why Does my Child Only Listen When I Lose It?
Setting Limits: The Hard No
Help! My Kid Keeps Bragging. What to do When Kids Get Competitive
Finding Your Calm Place in Parenting – It Really Can Happen
Raising Resilient Girls – With Michael Gurian
Parenting the Strong-Willed Child
The Most Important Question to Ask When Your Child's Behavior Gets Hard
Why is it so Hard to Hear your Child Say “I Hate You!”
Why is My Child So Angry?
Elle and Abigail Meet For the First Time and Talk About Why Parents Deserve a Village!
How to Get a Child to Eat When They Refuse
Parenting Tweens: Staying Close As Your Child Gets Older
Are You Headed For Parent Burnout?
Parenting in Public: Stick to your Parenting Philosophy and Parent with Confidence when Others are Watching
Your Best New Year's Resolution Could Be “No Resolutions!”
Too Many Toys? Overcoming the Overwhelm
My Child is Hitting: Parenting The Problem, Not the Punch
Your Blueprint For Building Better Habits and Behavior
A Love Letter to Parents
A Surprisingly Simple Tool You Can Use to Deal with Difficult Family Members
Reframing Your Past Could Be The Key To More Confident and Content Parenting
Embracing Risky Play – It's good for our kids and good for us
Five Myths About Kids and Sleep
The Great Halloween Candy Fight (Reprise)
Two Ways to Conquer Separation Anxiety
Lying: Why Children Lie And Ways to Respond
Why Are We So Scared To Disappoint Our Kids?
Emotional Projects: working with a child’s rigid behaviors
Defiance, Upsets and Power Struggles: Solving Common Child Behavior Problems
An Entirely New Spin on Sharing
Growth Mindset, Winning, and Why It's Important for Your Child
What's the Key to Happier Parenting?
Have You Ever Avoided Answering Your Kid's Tricky Questions?
A Four-Point Plan for Getting Back to School With Less Stress
A Little Lite Listening Partnerships Demonstration
Sibling Rivalry: Abigail and Elle Talk Soothing Sibling Battles with Evie Granville
What to do When the Kids Run Wild
“Am I a Useless Parent?” Why There is No Pass or Fail in Parenting
Getting Past a Child's Perfectionism: What Drives Children's Rigid Behaviors?
“Let's NOT talk about the kids”: What Can You Do When Parenting Feels Lonely
Celebrate your Microwins: Learning to Let your Kids Win a Little When you Set Limits
Kids and the Art of Traveling with Them
Handling Parenting Stress: Why You Can’t Give What You Didn’t Have
Angels Away, Hellions at Home: Why Do Some Kids Save Their “Bad” Behavior for Home?
How Much is Too Much? Tools to Help Children that Need Constant Attention
Tickling: Why You Might Want to Rethink Tickling Kids
Raising Boys and Girls Differently According to Brain Science with Dr. Michael Gurian
Why Telling Your Birth Story Can Help In Your Parenting
Tips and Tools for Tackling Transitions
Parenting Consistently: A New Approach That Actually Works
Listening to You: Real-Life Stories from Parents using Hand in Hand Parenting Tools
How to Keep Calm When your Kids Make You Crazy Angry
Talking Tweens (and their tantrums)
Children's Aggressive Behavior Comes From This One Thing
Rebuilding Hope When We Are Shocked or Scared by World Events
Staylistening Surprises: When Things Don't Go As Planned
What's Going Well in Your Parenting?
Parenting and Brain Science. Say What?
Are Natural Consequences Actually Punishment?
Do Our Kids Manipulate Us?
Reaching Out and Finding my Tribe: Shouldn't I Just Know How to Parent?
Special Time: Great for Kids, Difficult for Adults?
Making Changes: Resolutions That Actually Succeed
The Power of Rituals and Bringing your Family Closer
Curb Off-track Behavior with A Secret Ninja Parenting Tool
Forgiving Ourselves: When We Feel Like We Messed Up Parenting
Bedtime: Handling “Go to bed” Battles
What Helps Children Feel Gratitude?
4 Listen up, Kids! Getting Children to Listen
3 Screen Time Doesn't Have to Mean Scream Time
Meet Elle Kwan and Abigail Wald
2 The (Terrifying) Transition to Toddlerhood
1 Halloween Candy and the Unfairness of it All Why A Podcast for Parents?
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. Elle Kwan and Abigail Wald share the Hand in Hand Parenting approach in the podcast with useful examples and stories from real parents like you.
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