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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.

Mar 20, 2019

Join us as we continue examining how nature, nurture and culture affects boys and girls, with social philosopher and author Michael Gurian.

On Part 2 of this series, Michael talks about how we can use what science says to raise resilient girls.

On this week's episode:

  • The way mothers and fathers empathise...


Mar 13, 2019

Social philosopher, family therapist, and New York Times best-selling author Michael Gurian returns to the podcast this week for some girl talk!

Last time Michael guested with us, talk turned to boys. But why even separate talk about boys and girls? Michael explains the fundamental differences in brain science...


Mar 5, 2019

You may have heard about how your tenacious, persistent, negotiating go-getter is developing the skills he or she needs to be a great leader in the future, but daily parenting a strong-willed child can feel like an uphill battle. All those constant requests, desires, energy and power play is a lot!

Strong-willed boy resisting request

This week...


Feb 26, 2019

Did you ever think you got this parenting thing figured out only to find your child brings home some new parenting challenge?

Happy daughter squeezing mom's face as she hugs her

  • Maybe they start shouting potty words at you, seemingly from nowhere?
  • Maybe they start throwing punches when normally they'd been fairly calm?
  • Or maybe things simple things that you ask...


Feb 19, 2019

Three little words with such immense power. Following on from last week's podcast on children with anger, this week Elle and Abigail suss out why it feels so bad to hear "I hate you," and the many ways you can respond.

Elle talks about the different reasons she hears "I hate you," both in anger and as connection...