How Do I Get My Kids To Cooperate?

SFP 09 : How Do I Get My Kids To Cooperate?


Getting our kids to cooperate with everyday tasks can seem impossible. Brush your teeth, take a bath, put your shoes on…even the simple things can be a struggle with young children. In this episode I am going to explain why cooperation is so difficult. The best part–there is an easy trick to get immediate results …

Why Isn't Time-Out Working?

SFP 08 : Why Isn’t Time-Out Working?


Nearly all parents resort to using “time-out” with their kids at some point. But the problem is it rarely works. In this episode I explain how to use time-out correctly and why I don’t really use it much myself. The Highlights What exactly is “time-out” Why I don’t really like it or use it myself If you …

What Is the Best Way to Start Solid Food with Babies?

SFP 07 : What Is the Best Way to Start Solid Food with Babies?


The first year of feeding solid foods to babies is incredibly important. In this episode, I am giving you tips to get started the best way possible. The Highlights How to introduce tastes How to introduce textures The importance of positive talk Show Notes and Links Getting Started With Baby-Led Weaning Mastering the Dinnertime Hustle …

How much do you play with your kids?

SFP 06 : How Much Do You Play With Your Kids?


In this episode I am answering the question, “how much do you play with your kids?”. I don’t actually play with my kids very much and I am going to give you an explanation of why. The Highlights What quality time looks like in our house. How I facilitate play without playing myself. When I am …

How do you feed your kids?

SFP 05 : How Do You Feed Your Kids?


My doctoral research was on raising good eaters–so it’s no surprise that my kids turned out to be just that–good eaters. In this episode I am going to share with you how I feed my kids. The Highlights The cardinal rule of feeding babies and young children Why there is no Plan B. The details …

What does it mean to parent with intention?

SFP 04 : What Does It Mean To Parent With Intention?


The idea of “parenting with intention” is something that I talk about a lot on the blog and in the podcast. In this episode, I explain what this phrase means and how to start parenting more purposefully. The Highlights Education Reflection Strategy Show Notes and Links The Best Books for Expectant Parents Why I Choose …