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. https://www.yourvillageonline.com
How to Balance Short Term vs. Long Term Parenting Goals
It's easy to get overwhelmed in the day-to-day. Pretty soon you're flying by the seat of your pants and can't seem to get your feet under you. How do you switch focus from constantly putting out fires to parenting with more intention? Then sometimes parenting in the short-term is just what the doctor ordered! How do we balance these two? In this episode I cover how to balance short and long term parenting, and relieve some pressure of what some parents think they need to focus on that actually makes life way harder in the short term that doesn't need to be. Our Sponsors:* Check out Done and use my code podcast for a great deal: www.donefirst.com* Check out Happy Mammoth and use my code PARENTING for a great deal: happymammoth.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/parenting-beyond-discipline/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
Jun 13
18 min
Dealing with Toddler Defiance and Aggression
Toddlerhood is the first big push for independence and with that often comes defiance. How do we support independence while also setting healthy boundaries? One mom asks for some guidance on dealing with her toddler's defiance, while another asks about how to deal with her toddler's aggression in the form of pinching. Listen to learn how to deal with these two common toddler behaviors!Our Sponsors:* Check out Done and use my code podcast for a great deal: www.donefirst.com* Check out Happy Mammoth and use my code PARENTING for a great deal: happymammoth.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/parenting-beyond-discipline/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
May 31
18 min
Navigating Parenting in the Age of AI
AI is a fast developing area of technology that will soon touch almost every aspect of our lives. What do our kids need to know to leverage AI for success and not get left behind? AI can do a lot and will take over in many areas. But there are many things it cannot do as well as humans. Those who have the skills will poised to benefit greatly from the AI revolution. This episode covers what AI is, how it is currently being used, the future of AI and the skills our kids need to thrive in this new environment.Our Sponsors:* Check out Done and use my code podcast for a great deal: www.donefirst.com* Check out Happy Mammoth and use my code PARENTING for a great deal: happymammoth.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/parenting-beyond-discipline/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
May 23
26 min
Parent Q & A: 3 Year-Old Refusing to Greet & Dealing with LOTS of Hitting
Kids will refuse to do all kinds of things we ask of them, greeting others is only one of many! How do we first get to the reason and then guide based on both their feelings and level of comfort and our expectations for politeness or independence (depending on the situation?) Having expectations for behavior is good, but it can also be a fine line to walk, especially in some situations (such as greetings) Then how can a parent deal with ALL the hitting? All hitting channel, all the time! Listen to find out! If you have a question you'd like answered, send an email to support@yourvillageonline.comOur Sponsors:* Check out Done and use my code podcast for a great deal: www.donefirst.com* Check out Happy Mammoth and use my code PARENTING for a great deal: happymammoth.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/parenting-beyond-discipline/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
May 16
22 min
How to Fix Sibling Fights and Aggression
Discord between siblings is normal. But what do you do when it escalates to aggression or a level of conflict that is out of alignment with your family values? In this episode, I answer a question from a mom of toddlers about what's going on between her toddler and preschooler, why the behavior is happening, and how to fix it so everyone can feel safe and supported at home during their independent play.Our Sponsors:* Check out Done and use my code podcast for a great deal: www.donefirst.com* Check out Happy Mammoth and use my code PARENTING for a great deal: happymammoth.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/parenting-beyond-discipline/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
May 2
25 min
Family Ties: Strategies for Open Communication with Kids Part 3
In last of this 3 part series, Erin dives deeper with examples and communication strategies that align with the goals of meeting children's needs for safety/security, and love and connection when dealing with adult issues that you may or may not decide to share with your children such as severe illness and death, adult relationship tension/strain, financial strain or other adult issues that a parent/parents are dealing with. The tactics illustrate exactly how to approach these types of concerns, what kids need most from us and how and what to consider in your unique situation, your values and your child's maturity and development.Our Sponsors:* Check out Done and use my code podcast for a great deal: www.donefirst.com* Check out Happy Mammoth and use my code PARENTING for a great deal: happymammoth.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/parenting-beyond-discipline/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
Apr 25
23 min
Family Ties: Strategies for Open Communication with Kids Part 2
In this episode, Erin dives deeper with examples and communication strategies that align with the goals of meeting children's needs for love and connection and a strong sense of self/self-esteem when dealing with common issues such as lying and teaching apologies and empathy. The tactics illustrate exactly how to approach these types of concerns, what is happening in kids' minds when they lie, or struggle to apologize so you can guide in ways that are most effective in maintaining a loving bond and your child's self-esteem while helping them learn why and how to tell the truth and give a proper heart-felt apology.Our Sponsors:* Check out Done and use my code podcast for a great deal: www.donefirst.com* Check out Happy Mammoth and use my code PARENTING for a great deal: happymammoth.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/parenting-beyond-discipline/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
Apr 18
23 min
Family Ties: Strategies for Open Communication with Kids About Home & Life Challenges
In this eye-opening episode, host Erin Royer offers wisdom to parents grappling with day-to-day struggles of parenting and/or deeper family difficulties. Understanding the delicacy of discussing such matters with children, Erin illuminates the path with child development insights and the 5 tiers of human needs, ensuring conversations are age-appropriate and nurturing. This episode is a guiding light for parents striving to foster connection, resilience, and understanding in their children during challenging times.Our Sponsors:* Check out Done and use my code podcast for a great deal: www.donefirst.com* Check out Happy Mammoth and use my code PARENTING for a great deal: happymammoth.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/parenting-beyond-discipline/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
Apr 4
16 min
The Most Valuable Lessons in Nurturing Your Child's Individuality
Everyone has their own unique blend of strengths and challenges. Giving kids opportunities to work on strengths is easy. But knowing how to guide and help them improve on areas where they struggle is not always so easy. Whether it's working through big emotions, giving up too easily, academics, taking responsibility or anything else, you will gain valuable insights into how to guide your child through their challenges with warmth and confidence.Our Sponsors:* Check out Done and use my code podcast for a great deal: www.donefirst.com* Check out Happy Mammoth and use my code PARENTING for a great deal: happymammoth.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/parenting-beyond-discipline/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
Mar 21
27 min
Beware of Short Cuts
I hate to see anyone, but especially caring parents, preyed upon by unscrupulous advertisers. I got ads for two products making some really bold promises to turn difficult parenting challenges into a breeze. I share these in this episode, the promises these companies make, why they are not legitimate and how to accomplish these two goals with actionable steps that are based in solid child development research.Our Sponsors:* Check out Done and use my code podcast for a great deal: www.donefirst.com* Check out Happy Mammoth and use my code PARENTING for a great deal: happymammoth.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/parenting-beyond-discipline/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
Mar 7
28 min
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