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We're talking about the many ways real parents can use Hand in Hand Parenting tools and what that looks like day to day, at your house and at our houses too.

Dec 5, 2017

The podcast starts today with a question: Is it too late to change how I parent? If not, how can I forgive myself for things i’m not proud of?

Abigail and Elle share a few parenting choices they made and feel less than proud of, as well as some inspiring ideas about how they made peace with their parenting, and how...


Nov 27, 2017

Teeth-brushing, clothes changing and bathtime refusals, followed by endless requests for drinks, food, and "one more story." Yes, this week Elle and Abigail are talking sleep... or why kids don't want to!

Abigail admits to her own bedtime battles. She got so tangled up in her kids "needing to sleep," that she lost it...


Nov 21, 2017

What are you grateful for now? That’s the question Abigail poses to Elle this episode.

We’ll be talking about how we feel about being thankful during the thankful season, what happens if it feels difficult, and how we can inspire gratitude rather than demand it from our children?

Feelings about gratitude are often...


Nov 14, 2017

Elle and Abigail are talking about ways you can get children to listen and respond to your requests, without resorting to yelling or punishments.

Elle shares a story that happened that morning about her son refusing to come to the breakfast table and how they worked their way through the hurdle before he missed the...


Nov 7, 2017

On the podcast this week, Elle and Abigail talk about the difficulties they, and many parents have, setting limits on screen time.

They view the issues that worry us most, from the addictive nature of screens to the disconnection, bartering, and bribery that seems to step up around them.

They wind up with some cute...