Parenting Beyond Discipline
Parenting Beyond Discipline
Erin Royer, MA Clinical Psychology, Child Development Specialist
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Erin Royer, MA Psy. is the go-to expert on all things parenting and child development for today’s common challenges. Her parenting podcast covers way more than just discipline. She dives into topics such as self-esteem, development and health, modern parenting issues and even education. Erin is not just knowledgeable but also relatable, warm, and sometimes even funny.
#299: How to Support Kids Healthy Striving without Perfectionism
A healthy for personal growth and goals is a good thing, while perfectionism is push to be and do everything perfectly, an impossible standard. Perfectionism often comes from a fear of judgement and research shows perfectionism is far more nurture than nature. In this episode I cover how to support kids in developing a healthy mindset in setting and striving for goals without spilling over into the unhealthy striving that shows up as perfectionism.Support this podcast at — Inquiries: & Opt-Out:
Aug 4
21 min
#298: 4 Key Areas to Help Kids Build Independence
The more capable our kids become, the easier it is on us and them too! Here are 4 common areas I see parents waiting or avoiding teaching independence that can cause a lot of frustration throughout their parenting journey and leave their kids lacking skills that will help them live happier more successful lives. I cover ways to allow and guide children to learn these valuable skills.Support this podcast at — Inquiries: & Opt-Out:
Jul 28
31 min
#297: 4 Common Expectations That Cause Frustration and What to Do About Them
These are 4 common expectations that can cause a lot of frustration for parents. But armed with the right information, these can be a lot easier to manage. In this episode I cover these 4 very common expectations and what to do for each so you don't have to struggle through them.sponsor: Use code: PARENTINGwebsite: www.yourvillageonline.comIG: @yourvillageonlineFB: Support this podcast at — Inquiries: & Opt-Out:
Jul 21
31 min
#296: 6 Ways to Rise Above Parenting Frustration
Frustration in parenting is normal. But with some tools we can eliminate or minimize a lot of it, leaving more room for joy and connection. In this episode I cover 6 different ways you can address the frustrating moments so you can rise above, making yourself much more effective in problem solving and teaching. This has a positive effect in how kids react, creating better habits and behaviors going forward, making parenting much more rewarding and enjoyable.Support this podcast at — Inquiries: & Opt-Out:
Jul 14
22 min
#295: 3 Reasons to Let Go of Guilt Around Screen-time
Media is everywhere. It's almost impossible to avoid. Are there some pitfalls and dangers? Of course, just like any other area of life. This is a quickly evolving landscape and it's only going to evolve faster. We can both protect our kids and teach them good online choices and still allow them the opportunity to benefit from all the positive aspects. In this episode, I cover the many ways you can leverage the positive aspects of media with your kids.Support this podcast at — Inquiries: & Opt-Out:
Jul 7
21 min
#294: How Full Are Your Emotional Bank Accounts?
Did you know you have an emotional bank account for every relationship? We have different accounts with each of our kids, our partner, friends, our own parents, colleagues... In this episode Erin talks about the concept of the emotional bank account and how when we keep them in a good positive balance how it can pay big dividends. Learn how to assess each account and add uniquely to the account you have with each child and work with your partner too, to make sure you are each contributing to each other's emotional bank account too. (no promo code needed) promo code PARENTINGSupport this podcast at — Inquiries: & Opt-Out:
Jun 30
22 min
#293: How to Turn Bossy, Controlling Behavior to Empowered & Polite Kids
Is your toddler, child or teen sometimes bossy, controlling, throws attitude or tries to get their way by communicating in ways you don't like? If you want to raise strong, independent children who know how to advocate for their wants and needs in respectful ways, this episode is for you! Raise kids that use emotionally skillful and mature communication with the steps covered in this episode whether you have toddler, teen or a child in between! This episode has lots of examples, steps for each age, and what you can expect by age (and it's probably a lot more than you think!) when you create a home environment with the space for kids to share their needs along with guidance on how to setup respectful communication strategies. Happy parenting!Today's sponsors: (no promo code needed) promo code PARENTINGSocial:IG - yourvillageonline FB: Facebook/YourVillageInc.Website:https://www.yourvillageonline.comSupport this podcast at — Inquiries: & Opt-Out:
Jun 23
28 min
#292: How to Raise Kids Who Are Both Spirited & Respectful: Part II
Do you wonder how you can allow your child the room to discover and be their true selves and still be respectful & cooperative too? In this continuation from episode #290 where I shared how to set up positive open-ended expectations, in this episode I share how to set up an environment where kids are not just allowed but encouraged to advocate for their own needs, goals and autonomy in ways that are still respectful, bringing the concepts from these sides together.Support this podcast at — Inquiries: & Opt-Out:
Jun 16
27 min
#291: How to Raise Emotionally Intelligent Humans with Alyssa Blask Campbell
Emotional intelligence gives us and our kids freedom to choose how we want to show up in the world. Emotional intelligence is such an important attribute to develop early in life. But most of us didn't have this kind of upbringing ourselves. So having the tools to help our kids develop this is something we practice and learn. The earlier we can help our kids with this, the easier it is for them. Alyssa has some amazing knowledge to share about how we can do just this!Today's sponsors: (no promo code needed) promo code PARENTING Promo Code PARENTINGSupport this podcast at — Inquiries: & Opt-Out:
Jun 9
35 min
#290: How to Raise Kids Who Are Both Spirited & Respectful
Does your toddler or child have a lot of big ideas, a light that shines bright and a lot of spirit? Are you trying to figure out how to best make space for these bigger than life attributes but still setup expectations of respect and cooperation? Believe it or not, these can go hand in hand beautifully with the right combination of freedom and more open-ended expectations. This episode covers some great ideas and tips for balancing these two, sometimes seemingly-opposite goals. Website: IG: @yourvillageonlineSupport this podcast at — Inquiries: & Opt-Out:
Jun 2
26 min
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