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) with both experts and parents to share the most effective approaches and tools and talk about the important bigger picture of raising good humans. My goal is to make your parenting journey less overwhelming and a lot more joyful! Please join me every Friday for new episodes of Raising Good Humans.
We spend time making sure our children know about digital safety while sometimes forgetting to check on our own behavior. Law Professor Leah Plunkett shares helpful guidelines and insight into our own digital safety and how to make the informed decisions before we post. Plus Dr. Aliza answers listener questions. Go Macro: Promo Code HUMANS for 30% and Free Shipping for a limited time Produced by Dear Media
Author, Clinical Psychologist and world renowned mindfulness Dr. Shauna Shapiro talks about the golden nuggets from her new book, Good Morning I Love You: mindfulness + self compassion. Practices to to rewire your brain for calm, clarity + joy. Shauna’s new book now number one on amazon in Mindfulness: https://www.amazon.com/Good-Morning-Love-You-Self-Compassion/dp/1683643437/ref=nodl_ HelloNoemie.com/Humans for $50 off your purchase https://www.policygenius.com/ for your best insurance quotes Produced by Dear Media
Keeping a kid healthy during and through puberty is about keeping a child informed and prepared. Kids are ready before parents are ready so today we get prepared for these conversations with pediatrician and New York Times best selling author Dr. Cara Natterson . Show notes: Books by Cara Natterson, MD https://www.amazon.com/Decoding-Boys-Science-Behind-Raising/dp/1984819038/ref=nodl_ https://www.amazon.com/Care-Keeping-You-Younger-American/dp/1609580834/ref=nodl_#immersive-view_1580334065434 https://www.amazon.com/Guy-Stuff-Body-Book-Boys/dp/1683370260/ref=nodl_ TV show, Big Mouth, mentioned recommended for adults to get into the mind of teen boys: https://www.netflix.com/title/80117038 Produced by Dear Media
As a college professor turned advocate and educator, Priscilla Gilman gives a personal and inspiring account of her experience raising a special needs child, with practical and thoughtful takeaways for parents of all kinds of children. Links: The Anti Romantic Child https://www.amazon.com/Anti-Romantic-Child-Story-Unexpected-Joy-ebook/dp/B004JN1D64/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=the+anti+romantic+child&qid=1579463366&sr=8-1 Mindful Parenting https://www.amazon.com/Everyday-Blessings-Inner-Mindful-Parenting/dp/0786883146/ref=sr_1_2?keywords=Mindful+parenting+jon+kabat+zinn&qid=1579463418&sr=8-2 Collect Poems of William Wordsworth https://www.amazon.com/Collected-William-Wordsworth-Library-Collection/dp/1853264016/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=Wordsworth+poems&qid=1579463496&sr=8-1 Photograph: https://priscillagilman.com/photos/ Visit Bombas.com/Humans for 20% off your order. Produced by Dear Media
A conversation with NY Times bestselling author Peggy Orenstein about boys, sex, porn, masturbation and coming of age in the era of #metoo Visit hellonoemie.com/humans for $50 off your first order! Produced by Dear Media
Dr. Dan Siegel talks with Dr. Aliza about attachment strategies and his new book “The Power of Showing Up: how parental presence shapes who our kids become and how their brains get wired. PolicyGenius.com to find your best price on insurance Show note links: https://www.amazon.com/Power-Showing-Up-Parental-Presence/dp/1524797715/ref=nodl_ Www.drdansiegel.com Produced by Dear Media
Professor Gail Heyman talks with Dr. Aliza about how children learn to lie. Plus, listener Q and A. Four Sigmatic for 15% off your order Find your ideal insurance at Policy Genius Produced by Dear Media
Dr. Aliza answers listener questions about perfectionism, being a "sore loser", pacifiers, grandparents and more. https://www.foursigmatic.com/humans for 15% off your order https://www.Vistaprint.com Promo Code: HUMANS for up to 50% off your purchase (offer expires Jan 5th) Produced by Dear Media
A conversation about all things siblings with Dr. Joshua Sparrow of Brazelton Touchpoints Center, Harvard Medical School and Boston Children’s Hospital https://www.Vistaprint.com Promo Code: HUMANS for up to 50% off your purchase (offer expires Jan 5th) https://www.Rothys.com/humans in time for the holidays Produced by Dear Media
Drew Barrymore thinks about the holidays, the pressure and the meaning. Also we are tackling some of the inevitable questions that come up during the holiday season, from making meaning, underplaying materialism, enjoying rituals, and what to say to our children about Santa. https://www.vistaprint.com Promo Code: Humans50 Produced by Dear Media
Actor Mark Feuerstein and writer Dana Klein bring up parenting questions from toddler hair pulling to tween anxiety and trashy tv. https://www.foursigmatic.com/humans for 15% off your order! Produced by Dear Media
A conversation about the importance of discipline in the context of a loving parent-child relationship and practical applications from listener q and a. Dr. Joshua Sparrow is a child and adolescent psychiatrist, Executive Director of The Brazelton Institute at Boston Children’s Hospital, Associate Professor at Harvard School of Medicine, and author of many beautiful books on child development. https://www.foursigmatic.com/humans for 15% off your order! Produced by Dear Media
Dr. Lisa Damour talks with Dr. Aliza about guiding teen girls into their transition from childhood and guiding parents about some of the trickiest moments. This is a golden 9 step guide to managing a meltdown Shop for your pair of Rothy's today! Produced by Dear Media
Mindfulness expert, professor and psychologist Dr. Shauna Shapiro walks through mindfulness practices and the five tenants of mindful discipline. Plus, Dr. Aliza answers listener questions about tweens, crib crawlers and how to talk about death. Four Sigmatic - for 15% off your order with code HUMANS!!! Produced by Dear Media
Answers to real parent questions on effective praise, productive criticism and more...and extra time answering infant sleep questions with my seedlings group co-founder Dr. Bronwyn Charlton. Click Here to explore your new favorite shoes from Rothy's!!! Produced by Dear Media
Dr. Aliza speaks with Dr. Polly Young-Eisendrath -author, professor, buddhist psychologist, and Jungian psychoanalyst- about the accidental trappings of trying to build self-esteem through praise, the importance of failure, and helping parents find the balance between support and coddling. Produced by Dear Media
Comedy writer and actress Jill Kargman tells it as she sees it as we discuss her “Odd Mom Out” parenting pet peeves and determine which ones are backed by science. Jill also opens up about an upsetting experience with anti semitism. This episode has adult language and may possibly be offensive to some listeners.
Michael Ian Black shares his children’s books to open up conversations with kids about being sad, being worried and being bored. Also, raising emotionally vulnerable boys and other useful parenting nuggets. Lastly, in this episode I am deeply disturbed to answer listeners’ questions about developmentally appropriate ways to discuss mass shootings.
When it comes to phones and social media, delay delay delay! But they are going to happen at some point, and for some earlier than others. Today we are breaking down how to navigate technology on-boarding with NY times bestselling author Rachel Simmons.
How does an economist make a decision about breastfeeding, sleep training, vaccines, going back to work and potty training? Economics Professor Emily Oster tirelessly combs through the data and clears up some longstanding myths. I’m also walking you through potty training!
Aliza and Drew have a real and casual conversation about what this podcast means and go over some of Drew’s parenting questions such as intervening when siblings fight, whether or not to force apologies, and what matters most to Drew when it comes to raising her daughters.