Emotional Regulation

177: Three ways to be a good parent, even on bad days

By Jen Lumanlan | Feb 5, 2023

    In this episode I take a look at the main reasons why we have these hard days – from our child’s temperament to our temperament to attachment relationships, trauma, and neurodivergences – all of these intersect especially tightly on the hard days.     Then we look at three ways to get through…

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176: How to begin healing shame with A.J. Bond

By Jen Lumanlan | Jan 29, 2023

Do you ever feel ashamed? Many people find it among their most physical emotions, resulting in a big knot of tension or a hot flush that washes over their whole body. But what is shame, and where does it come from?     I recently read a LOT of academic papers and books, and also…

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Q&A #1: Should I let my child hit me, or a pillow?

By Jen Lumanlan | Jan 22, 2023

This episode kicks off a series of new episodes that I’m very excited about, which is based on listeners’ questions. My goal is to produce shorter episodes that cut across the research base to help you answer the questions that are on your mind about your child’s behavior and development.   Our first question comes…

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174: Support for Neurodivergent Parents with Dr. Rahimeh Andalibian & Sara Goodrich

By Jen Lumanlan | Dec 18, 2022

Most of the resources related to parenting and neurodiversity are geared toward helping neurodivergent children, not neurodivergent parents, so this episode aims to help close that gap. Whether you (or your partner, if you have one) have a diagnosis or you see yourself (or them) struggling but can’t quite figure out why, this episode may…

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A composite image with the title Episode 119: Aligning Your Parenting With Your Values on the top right. On the bottom right is the logo of Your Parenting Mojo with the slogan research-based ideas to help kids thrive, and a picture of the episode’s guests Hannah and Kelty of the Upbringing Podcast on the left side portion of the image.

119: Aligning Your Parenting With Your Values

By Jen Lumanlan | Sep 7, 2020

Uncover the dissonance between our values and parenting practices with the hosts of Upbringing. Explore how to break free from cultural conditioning and foster a parenting approach aligned with empathy, respect, and consent. Embrace compassionate conversations to build meaningful relationships with your children and honor your true values.

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