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Welcome to the Hand in Hand Parenting Podcast

Every week hosts Abigail and Elle decode children’s difficult behaviors and share tools to turn things around.

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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

The Politics of Parenting: Feeling Good About your Role as a Parent

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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