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As a parent, do you ever wish someone could just whisper some realistic and trustworthy support in your ear? And not make you feel awful for not having all the answers? Well, that’s what I’m here for. I'm Dr. Aliza Pressman, developmental psychologist, parent educator, asst. clinical professor, and co-founder of both Mount Sinai Parenting Center and SeedlingsGroup. And I'm a mom... trying to raise two good humans myself, so I'm in this with you! In each episode, we'll go deep (but brief) wit ...
 
Welcome to Upbringing. We’re Hannah and Kelty - twins, mothers and works-in-progress. Upbringing is a movement that empowers parents to grow up alongside their kids for sanity and social change. Through this podcast, speaking and coaching, we focus on our personal work as parents- the awareness, mindset and approach needed to raise amazing kids while ALSO getting shit done. Join us to radically redefine kids’ resistance as a magical opportunity to nurture skills and values like consent, non- ...
 
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Janet Landsbury, author, parent educator and host of the podcast Unruffled talks about her journey with RIE parenting. www.FXChocolate.com with promo code HUMANS to get 20% off your first order! www.glossier.com/podcast/humans for 10% off your first order Download the Peanut app today at peanut.app.link/raisinggoodhumans Shownotes: www.janetlansbur…
 
Before launching this next season, we wanted to highlight a handful of favorite podcasts we’ve been guests on recently. We speak with some amazing folks about Upbringing, our mission and approach in practicing powers beyond control when it comes to daily discipline with our kids! This week, we’re sharing our interview with Jen Lumanlan on the Your …
 
Highly sensitive children respond to their environment differently. Clinical Psychologist Dr. Ann-Louise Lockhart is talking with Dr. Aliza about how to approach parenting highly sensitive children. www.purple.com/HUMANS for 10% off any order of $200 or more! www.gemmist.com with code HUMANS for 20% off and Free 2-day shipping! peanut.app.link/rais…
 
Before launching this next season, we wanted to highlight a handful of favorite podcasts we’ve been guests on recently. We speak with some amazing folks about Upbringing, our mission and approach in practicing powers beyond control when it comes to daily discipline with our kids! Not Your Mother’s Podcast is a top-rated show hosted by Sonnet & Vero…
 
Before launching this next season of Upbringing, we’d like to share a handful of favorite podcast episodes we’ve been interviewed on recently. For the next few weeks, tune in as we connect with inspiring parenting communities about our radical mission to practice powers beyond control when it comes to daily discipline! Find the Magic is a top-rated…
 
Today's episode is all about cultivating empathy, from the underlying skills needed to the daily habits we can practice to raise empathetic kids in a world that has had a rapid decline in empathy. www.hellorory.com/HUMANS for a FREE consultation and get your first order for $5! www.cleancause.com with code HUMANS for 20% off your next purchase! www…
 
We are discussing the opportunities for growth as parents and for our children and teens. This episode covers concrete tools to promote problem solving, goal setting, taking on challenges and collaboration from young children to teenagers. www.Buffy.co with code HUMANS for $20 off your comforter! www.CleanCause.com with code HUMANS for 20% off your…
 
Betheny Saltman, author of “Strange Situation: A Mother’s Journey Into The Science of Attachement”.joins this episode for a conversation about the science of attachment, and the personal journey we go through as we come to understand our own attachment patterns and experiences with motherhood. www.oseamalibu.com/raisinggoodhumans for $10 off your f…
 
New York Times best-selling children’s book author, Derrick Barnes. talking about affirming Black and Brown boys, the power or praise and the balance of high expectations and his own rituals and routines raising 4 sons. This episode also has a special reading of his book, “I Am Every Good Thing”! www.buffy.co and enter code HUMANS for $20 off your …
 
Dr. Janina Fisher, psychotherapist and trauma expert, talks about how to regulate our stressed nervous system because our children are dependent on our nervous system in order for them to regulate. That means rather than feel on edge or like curling up and going to sleep, we have to find a way to get out of our stress brain even under the current h…
 
Diving into the science of babies and parenting and talking about New York Times bestselling Author Dr. Tina Payne Bryson about her new book! This episode is lovingly brought to you by HealthyNest Links: https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/611679/the-bottom-line-for-baby-by-tina-payne-bryson-phd/ https://www.tinabryson.com Produced by Dear Med…
 
Jennifer Garner and Dr. Aliza sorting out school at home plans, raising grateful kids and answering listener Q and A. www.healthybaby.com for the safest and softest diapers paired with quick and fun activities and a library of enlightened knowledge for today's parents! Show Notes: https://www.savethechildren.org/us/what-we-do/us-programs Onceuponaf…
 
Today we recap our podcast season and explore 10 ways we are attempting to parent for sanity and social change through our discipline. We laugh, we cry, we lean in… join us! Relevant Links: - Our Freedoms Model - Our RESIST Approach - Our Empowerments - Our Shop + the new Big Feelings Survival Guide! - Our Resources Page - Our Coaching page - Amber…
 
We are all trying to find ways to set up our home environment to promote more independent play to give our parenting some space and our children a chance to come up with all the cool things they can do when their play experience isn’t so heavily monitored and curated, with bank street educator and play advocate, Lizza Asia, MsED. This episode is lo…
 
Cognitive neuroscientist and President of Barnard College Dr. Sian Leah Beilock talks about how we can perform better under pressure, how we can come out of failures to get back in the game, using math to talk about motivating kids during homeschooling and the importance of self compassion… This episode is lovingly brought to you by www.healthynest…
 
Today we hear from a parent who is at the end of her rope with battles over escalating screen time with her two sons, age 6 and 10. How can we set limits without over-controlling, pulling the parent card or getting intense pushback to the rules? We explore power, control, attunement, independent play, family agreements, loving limits, and some alte…
 
Today we hear from a parent who is exhausted from navigating the persistent frustrations, anger and big feelings of her spirited daughter. She worries about the possibility of her daughter ALWAYS being like this, as well as the impact of her big outbursts on the wellbeing and behavior of her younger brother. We explore temperaments, stress, kids’ b…
 
Science gives us hope for how we can help kids structure their day and frame challenging experiences so that they can do OK despite difficult experiences. Dr. Lisa Damour, clinical psychologist and New York Times best selling author of Untangled and Under Pressure, talks with Dr. Aliza about adaptive anxiety, routines, distractions, screen time and…
 
Today we hear from two parents whose partners are not taking on as much of the learning around kids’ development + brains, respectful parenting and positive discipline solutions as they are themselves. They struggle, like so many of us, to find a way to bring their partners and other caregivers into the work of growing up alongside their kids as we…
 
Dr. Aliza talks with Adele Diamond about Executive Function Skills- what they are and how to grow them through every day interactions from infant to adolescent. This episode is lovingly brought to you by www.healthynesting.com Show Notes: http://www.devcogneuro.com https://www.amazon.com/Joyful-Noise-Poems-Two-Voices-ebook/dp/B00BEFNXHC Produced by…
 
Today we hear from a parent whos kid has begun struggling with middle of the night wakeups, then bedtime transitioning, and now daytime apart from parents. We explore ways to lean into his big feelings and resist the urge to fix, minimize, explain away, judge or stop his fears -- but rather to listen, validatek acknowledge, relate to and slowly inn…
 
This episode walks through ways to parent through an anti racist lens, with nationally recognized anti bias-anti-racist educators Britt Hawthorne and Tiffany Jewell. This episode is lovingly brought to you by www.healthynesting.com SHOWNOTES britthawthorne.com Website: www.abarathome.com Webinar: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/anti-racist-parenting/1 S…
 
Today we hear from a parent whose daughter has been intensely rude to her, her mother and her new partner. We explore ways to look beneath behaviors, connect instead of correct, run the RESIST Approach in the moment, and build skills and connection together as a family. When we can help our kids attune to themselves, we are breaking cycles of cultu…
 
About Babies and Sleep: Professor Mark Blumberg, PhD explains what’s happening in your baby’s brain when they sleep and when those brains are ready to sleep through the night; plus Dr. Aliza answers listener Q and A’s with practical sleep guidance during infancy. This episode is lovingly brought to you by www.healthynesting.com Mark Blumberg, PhD C…
 
Today we hear from a parent who is concerned her 4 year old’s brain is wired to react and respond in fear and people pleasing because she has used shame in her parenting. Our answer: IT’S NEVER TOO LATE! We explore ways that can help repair our kids’ brains and our connection as we build skills, practice and grow up alongside our kids and one anoth…
 
Today we share a pre-existing episode of one of our favorite podcasts: Fare of The Free Child: “Raider as Ritual” Episode 172, posted originally May 27, 2020! Fare of the Free Child is a lifestyle and parenting podcast about the connection between liberation, learning, and parenting-- particularly among BIPOC communities. In this episode, Akilah sp…
 
Today we share a pre-existing episode of one of our favorite podcasts: Raising Rebels, hosted by Noleca Radway, Episode 3: "I brought you into this world...", posted on June 20, 2019. Raising Rebels is a podcast about oppressed parents raising free children, featuring courageous conversations with real parents who are encouraging their children to …
 
Dr. Allison Briscoe-Smith, Professor, trauma and racism expert, and child psychologist in a conversation about how children understand race, community trauma, the impact of news images, and the balance between protecting kids and preparing them. We also share personal experiences of our own childhood and talk about the importance of digging into ou…
 
Dr. Pressman & Dr. Polly Young Eisendrath discuss Fighting Well With And in Front of Kids and How Living With Masks Impacts Human Development. This episode is lovingly brought to you by HealthyNest Show notes: https://young-eisendrath.com Produced by Dear Media
 
Resilience researcher Dr. Suniya Luthar in a conversation about resilience in the context of adversity, supporting maternal well being and how kids are doing right now. This episode is brought to you by HealthyNest Show notes: Professor Suniya Luthar’s article in Psychology Today on how to create groups of support for moms: https://www.psychologyto…
 
Dr. Aliza speaks with professor and best selling author Dr. Kathy Hirsh- Pasek about how infants and toddlers learn language and what parents can do to get them talking! Take a look at the show notes for the episode from her work on the Netflix documentary "Babies". Presented by https://healthynesting.com/ SHOW NOTES LINKS: Babies | First Words | F…
 
When we feel like we're living our own horrifying version of the movie Groundhog Day, it makes dealing with kids big feelings and challenging behaviors pretty torturous. How can we channel the Phil Connors from the last several minutes of the movie, who can lean in and engage with his "new normal" with curiosity, generosity, patience, humor and joy…
 
Dr. Aliza speaks with a developmental pediatrician about best tools for families during this time and the unique challenges for kids with anxiety, adhd and other special needs. This episode also goes through ways to help kids cope with loss and grief, both collective grief all of society is experiencing and personal loss and grief that some kids ma…
 
We’re all going through a tough transition right now as we adjust to life at home… with kids… and work… and for many us, other caregivers. Our unique childhoods, unconscious beliefs and clashing approaches can increase the conflict, which can create stress for us, tension in our relationships and confusion for our kids. We’re all on the hunt for an…
 
Today we’re back as we explore our kids’ FREEDOM TO SPEAK! Does your kid struggle to speak respectfully? To lean into ‘manners’? To respond when questioned? Hang on as we radically grant our kids the right to speak (gasp) in whatever way comes out naturally. So what’s OUR job during this verbal shitstorm? We explore ways to align our values with ou…
 
How the experience of connection and discord and back to connection shape healthy relationships, with renowned developmental psychologist, Edward Tronick, PhD Visit www.gomacro.com with code: Humans for 30% off your order, plus Free Shipping Show notes Pre order a copy of Dr. Tronick’s new book, https://www.amazon.com/Power-Discord-Relationships-Bu…
 
Dr. Aliza Pressman and Mariel Benjamin, LCSW from The Mount Sinai Parenting Center answer questions from health care providers and staff on the front lines to help support their parenting curing COVID-19 This will also be relevant for any essential workers taking care of all of us during this crisis. Thank you for your service. Resources for parent…
 
Referee. Hall monitor. Manner police. Supporting our kids through their challenges together can feel like we’re wearing a bunch of crazy-ass hats, and their constant antics push us to yell, threaten, judge and issue consequences. Join us this week to explore a few common moments of sibling conflict that drive us all bonkers -- a toddler hitting the…
 
Those pediatric growth curves are kind of misleading! Babies don’t grow a little each day, Professor Michelle Lampl discovered that humans don’t grow continuously but in spurts at key moments in their development. She also studied babies’ behavior during growth spurts and realized that changes in mood, appetite and sleep patterns coincide with grow…
 
Today we’re back as we explore our kids’ FREEDOM TO CONTRIBUTE! Does your kid struggle to clean up after themself? To pitch in to the household? How can we avoid either 1. Letting it ALL GO or 2. Getting in there so hard it makes contributing to the family FEEL TERRIBLE? Join us to explore the middle way -- The ways we are endeavoring to build skil…
 
Dr. Aliza talks with early childhood educator Lisa Zaretsky, M.Ed, founder of PlayAgain, about using repurposed materials, household items and expanding book reading. This is particularly helpful for those staying at home. Plus listener q and a. show notes lisa's instagram: @playagainreads, https://www.roseandrex.com/products/everyday-play-deck Vis…
 
Today we explore our kids’ FREEDOM TO FEEL! This is the Q&A wrap-up to our weekly episode where we dive deep into our kids’ (and our!) struggles with big feelings. We explore how tantrums are a gift-- an opportunity to nurture our nervous systems, build emotional intelligence skills and maintain our connection through it all. The big question is HO…
 
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