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Latest Episodes & Transcripts
We’ve been in a liminal space for the last 15 months or so, since COVID shutdowns. (The word ‘liminal’ comes from the Latin root limen, meaning threshold). It’s a place where a certain part of our lives has come to an end but the next thing hasn’t yet begun, so we’re in a transitional state.…Listen to the full episode
This episode grew out of a post that long-time friend of the podcast, Dr. Laura Froyen, published in a respectful parenting group that we both work in as admins. In the post she asked people to share how they felt before and after they discovered respectful parenting, and then she created a word cloud of…Listen to the full episode
“You’re doing it wrong! You’re not asking for consent before changing the diaper!” In this Sharing Your Parenting Mojo episode we meet parent Nicole, who has core values related to being empathic, constantly learning, and upholding justice in the world. These awesome values came together in a difficult way when Nicole became a parent:…Listen to the full episode
“Do you know what happens to your body when you get older?” “Um…you get hairy in some places?” “Yeah…other things happen too. We’ll get you some books.” That was what I learned about sex education when I was seven – I was always grateful that I learned it from my parents (who were pretty terrified to…Listen to the full episode
After dinner a few days ago, Carys randomly started telling us that if we want to understand some of the things she’s feeling, we should cast our minds back to when we were children and remember how we would have felt about it at the time. The conversation continued as we explored more of her…Listen to the full episode
Today we build on episodes that we’ve done in the past on talking with children about the basics of sex (so when you listen to this episode we’re assuming you’ve got the basics covered – things like using anatomically correct names for body parts and taking basic steps to prevent sexual abuse). This is the first…Listen to the full episode
Do we really know what implicit bias is, and whether we have it? This is the second episode on our two-part series on implicit bias; the first part was an interview with Dr. Mahzarin Banaji, former Dean of the Department of Psychology at Harvard University, and co-creator of the Implicit Association Test. But the body…Listen to the full episode
“When she was younger, she wasn’t that into reading and that was like a huge deal for me. I thought: “I’m such a reader. My daughter doesn’t love to read.” She’s still not a big reader, but it’s not hampering her in any way. She’s blossoming in fifty other ways, but when I get caught…Listen to the full episode
Why do we yell at our children – even when we know we shouldn’t? Why isn’t just knowing what to do enough to actually interact with our children in a way that aligns with our values? For many of us, the reason we struggle to actually implement the ideas we know we want to use…Listen to the full episode
In this episode we talk with Iris Chen about her new book, Untigering: Peaceful Parenting for the Deconstructing Tiger Parent. Iris admits to being a parent who engaged in “yelling, spanking, and threatening with unreasonable consequences” – but far from becoming a well-behaved, obedient child, her son fought back. The harder she punished, the more…Listen to the full episode