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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.

Jan 30, 2018

What role do consequences play in your parenting?

On this week's Podcast for Parents Abigail and Elle talk about when consequences become punishments.

Are Consequences Punishment?

parents holding child's hand in post about consequences and punishments

Natural consequences sound like a good idea - and can be wonderful - but often when we, as parents, get involved in issuing consequences...

Jan 23, 2018

Do Our Kids Manipulate Us?

Cute little girl looking innocent in post about kids manipulating their parentsWhen Abigail and Elle pose this question they thought they'd answer with a resounding "Yes!" - until they stopped to think about. And then, they went down the rabbit hole...

"What does manipulation even mean?" Abigail asks

Together they trace the times they've felt manipulated as parents and...

Jan 16, 2018

Did you ever think you'd need help in your parenting?

Elle and Abigail figured they might need help initially, but never years and years into their parenting. This week they discuss the moment they knew they needed help, how they reached out, and what differences they saw when they found their parenting "tribe."


Jan 9, 2018

Do you make time for Special Time? Don't fret if you don't...yet!

We know that spending just a few minutes putting aside distractions and letting children lead play can boost our relationship with them, but that doesn't stop us running away from this type of Special Time.

On this week's episode Abigail and Elle look at...

Jan 2, 2018

It's 2018 already! Happy New Year! This week's podcast has a New Year's  flavor as Elle and Abigail talk about bringing change to yourself and your family.

What is the secret to making habits stick?

mom working out with exercise ball and a baby Abigail reveals she's big on studying on how habits work and reveals the three-step process she's used to help keep...