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Discipline, punishment, & boundaries

 00:00:00    Alyssa

You're listening to Voices of Your Village this is episode 196. In this episode I got to hang out with Irene McKenna to chat about discipline, punishment and boundaries, woof. These are three big ones that a lot of us are trying to do a little differently than we experienced growing up, and knowing what that looks like and being able to implement in the moment can be so tough. This episode is full of tangible tips and tricks for you to implement with your tiny humans starting right away. Head on over to instagram and tag seed.and.sew to share your biggest takeaway with me. I want to hear what really hit home for you and what was helpful. And also...

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How to respond instead of spanking

 00:00:00   Alyssa

You're listening to Voices of Your Village, this is episode 195. In this episode we're chatting about how to respond instead of spanking. There's tons of research out there that talks about why spanking isn't productive and how it can actually breed some pretty gnarly things down the road and patterns of abuse for children who were  spanked, then repeating patterns of abuse in adulthood. However, the reality is, that a lot of folks who are turning to spanking are doing so because they're reacting in the moment and they don't know what else to do. And they're afraid of a behavior being on going and repeating itself. And all of the "what ifs?" that...

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Why Kids Lie and How to Respond

00:00:04    Alyssa

You're listening to Voice of Your Village, this is episode 193. In this episode we're chatting about why kids lie, what's the driver behind it, and how do we respond in a way that's emotionally supportive and truly gets at the root of it. For many of us lying can bring up triggers from our own childhood, social programing, and maybe what we learned about lying or experiences we had around lying. We'll chat about how this might come up and what to do about those parts, and how to tend to those parts of yourself so that you can show up for the tiny human in front of you. Alright folks, let's dive in. 

 

00:00:04    Alyssa

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Why Kids Lie and How to Respond

00:00:04    Alyssa

You're listening to Voice of Your Village, this is episode 193. In this episode we're chatting about why kids lie, what's the driver behind it, and how do we respond in a way that's emotionally supportive and truly gets at the root of it. For many of us lying can bring up triggers from our own childhood, social programing, and maybe what we learned about lying or experiences we had around lying. We'll chat about how this might come up and what to do about those parts, and how to tend to those parts of yourself so that you can show up for the tiny human in front of you. Alright folks, let's dive in. 

 

00:00:04    Alyssa

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Understanding Impulse Control with Dr. Lockhart

 

192 - Understanding impulse control - 9:24:21, 1.13 PM

00:00:00    Alyssa

You're listening to Voices of Your Village episode 192. I got to hang out with my friend Dr Ann-Louise Lockhart to chat about impulse control. This actually came up recently in one of my weekly live Q&A is over on Instagram, where someone was asking about how to help their kiddo build impulse control. I'm excited to share this episode with you, where we dive into the difference between self-regulation and self-control And how to support impulse control. What does that even mean? What does it look like? What are different expectations for ages and stages? Speaking of my Instagram lives, If you...

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On Being an Immigrant and Talking to Kids About Immigration

 

191 - Mariana on being an immigrant  - 9:21:21, 8.54 PM

00:00:04    Alyssa

Welcome to Voices of Your Village, a place where parents, caregivers, teachers and experts come to support one another on this wild ride of raising tiny humans. We combined decades of experience with the latest research to create the modern parenting village. Let's dive into honest conversation about real parenting challenges, so it doesn't have to be this hard. I'm your host, Alyssa Blask Campbell. 

 

00:00:36    Alyssa

Hey everybody, welcome back to Voices of Your Village. Today is a treat for me. I get to hang out with my friend Mariana. You might know Mariana as the...

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How to respond to "you're stupid" and other frustrating kid phrases

 

00:00:01    Alyssa

You're listening to Voices of Your Village. This is episode 190 and in this episode, we're talking about how to respond when your kiddo says something hurtful, like you're stupid, or you're the meanest mom, or you don't even love me. What do we do? It can bring up so many triggers for us, and parts of us are going to come to the surface from our own childhood and our own wounds and social programming. Maybe it's things around respect or obedience, or maybe triggers from times where other people have said, hurtful things to you are going to come up. And so how do we navigate that. This episode is going to dive into what's going on with your kid beneath...

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Oral Restrictions and Sensory Regulation

 

189 - Oral restrictions and sensory regulation - 9:5:21, 9.04 PM

00:00:01    Alyssa 

You're listening to Voices of Your Village. This is episode 189. I got to hang out with Michelle Emanual to chat about oral restrictions and sensory regulation. This was something that was coming up in our village asking about how lip ties or tongue ties might play into sensory regulations, right? Started to do a deep dive and found Michelle and was like, whoa, I ended up diving real deep. She is a wealth of knowledge. And I hung out with her before, Sagey was even born. I was pregnant when we recorded this episode and was just blown away by how, you know, we know everything is...

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Common Toddler Food Challenges

 

 00:00:00    Alyssa

You're listening to Voices of Your Village. This is episode 187. I got to hang out with Megan from Feeding Littles to chat about common food challenges for toddlers. I actually just had a friend reach out and say, oh my goodness, it's like a switch flipped my kiddo turned two, and all of a sudden, all the foods he loved, he will not eat. And it's only meatballs and waffles. And specifically, party cake waffles. We have all navigated this with kiddos, where they love this food, and the next day they cannot stand it. And so how do we navigate this jazz? You submitted your questions, and I got to throw them at Megan one by one. I'm so jazzed to...

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Transitions Back to School or Distance Learning

 

0:00:00 Alyssa

You're listening to Voices of Your Village, this is episode 186. Back to school is here and the transition is real. In this episode I'm going to support you with some hot tips and tricks for guiding your kiddos back to school. You can also head on over to our website and snag the back to school transition guide at seedandsew.org/backtoschool. It is a free guide to support you in doing this with your tiny humans. Head on over seedandsew.org/backtoschool. Alright folks, let's dive in. 

 

00:43:00    Alyssa

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