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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.

May 29, 2018

How much attention does your child need?

Have you ever heard the phrase "You can't pour from an empty cup?" When we spend time with our children, do Special Time, listen and care for them, we naturally fill their cups with warmth and love. When a child has a full cup of your warmth and attention, they are less clingy....

May 22, 2018

Tickling seems like a good, reliable route to laughter and fun, so why might we suggest rethinking it?

Today on the podcast the Elle and Abigail talk about Hand in Hand's approach to tickling and how they tackled it in their own families.

Laughing girl

Elle remembers the good and the bad of tickling in her house when she was a child...

May 15, 2018

Today Elle and Abigail are talking to New York Times bestselling author, neuro-biologist and family counselor Michael Gurian. We're talking boys, girls and their differences, and raising boys and girls so each thrives.

All over the world boys in schools are failing and girls are succeeding, why?

Why Boys Need Special...

May 8, 2018

This week Elle and Abigail are telling their birth stories...

Now, why would they want to do that?

Birth can engulf us with emotions that linger way beyond the time our children are babies, but we rarely have an opportunity to talk about the feelings we had. And what we felt then, how it shaped up to our...