DiscoverParenting Beyond Discipline
Parenting Beyond Discipline
Claim Ownership

Parenting Beyond Discipline

Author: Erin Royer - LA's Parenting and Child Development Expert

Subscribed: 9,299Played: 183,535
Share

Description

Erin Royer, LA's go-to expert on all things parenting and child development for today’s common challenges, covers way more than just discipline. She dives into topics such as self-esteem, development and health, modern parenting issues and even education. Erin is not just knowledgeable but also relatable, warm, and sometimes even funny. https://www.yourvillageonline.com

223 Episodes
Reverse
For many young children they have now been home almost 24/7 with parents for their entire lives, as far as they remember. That's a lot of bonding time, but also can present more challenges with a getting used to daycare and preschool. Some school age kids may have their challenges when it comes to going back to in-person learning. Erin shares tips for smoother transition into or back to daycare and schools. Then Erin shares some of the special challenges of parenting a tween. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/parenting-beyond-discipline/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
We parents put a lot of pressure on ourselves to do things perfectly, or at least extremely well. But it's OK to make misjudge and make a wrong call. We make mistakes and we learn and we grown. But what do we do when we've potentially misjudged, and set the boundary strongly? Is there ever a time and a way to gracefully back out without setting ourselves up to be mowed over every time we set a boundary? Erin shares guidelines and tips for working through these exact scenarios! Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/parenting-beyond-discipline/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
Erin shares her tips for a dad who wants to know if there is a way to fix the middle of the night wakeups with a no cry solution. Next Erin gives guidelines and tips about when to ignore versus when to correct toddler behavior. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/parenting-beyond-discipline/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
What do you do when your preschooler/child insists on touching others uninvited? Erin gives several guidelines and tools for teaching body autonomy and respect in both directions, giving and receiving. Next, what do we do about outside influences that are different from our parenting values and goals, such as day-cares, schools or grandparents? When should we be concerned and how do we best handle those scenarios? Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/parenting-beyond-discipline/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
Not many people are good at apologies. In this episode, Erin shares some personal experiences around apologies and how to teach and give proper apologies between both adults and children. Then Erin answers a question for a family who's really struggling with their preschooler listening and following direction and expectations. How do they fix the bad habits they've fallen into to get back on track with fewer power struggles and more peace and cooperation? Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/parenting-beyond-discipline/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
This is episode is a must-listen, chalk full of tips on minimizing power struggles in your home! Toddlers and kids in general will often grab for power where they can. Why do they do this? Erin covers the common reasons and ways to fix that to minimize power struggles and then steps to disengaging and taking control over common struggles including some common pitfalls in dealing with common struggles over bedtimes and mealtimes as examples. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/parenting-beyond-discipline/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
What do you do when your child is constantly struggling with reactions to life not going perfectly their way? Playing the martyr and lots of tears when they get corrected over the smallest things? In this week's episode Erin gives lots of tips for a family dealing with just these types of over-reactions. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/parenting-beyond-discipline/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
2020 was one doozy of a year and many of the remnants are following us into the start of 2021. Erin shares her message of care and hope for weary parents heading into 2021 and tips for getting our feet underneath us and moving forward. Then a new sleep question about can you sleep train while co-sleeping? Erin shares a calm/peaceful method for bedtime and nighttime weaning that can help parents get their babies/toddlers off of feeding as a sleep association. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/parenting-beyond-discipline/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
2020 was definitely a difficult and unprecedented year. Erin looks back on how she got through as a parent and a person and shares thoughts about how she will move forward into 2021. Then she answers a question from a mom about how to help her child who seems to give up so easily on everything. Perseverance is a trait that definitely contributes to success so how can she help her develop more perseverance? Erin shares many ideas and tips for supporting children through this process. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/parenting-beyond-discipline/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
Erin goes back to basics on how kids and parents shape each other's behavior, it's basically a 101 on dealing with those trouble spots and power struggles, be their bedtimes, middle-of-the-night issues, mealtimes, or major meltdowns. Learn about how children learn to find our weak spots and how to circumvent. Then Erin addresses the stresses parents are under during this ongoing pandemic with more tips and some relieving statistics about how our children are doing to relieve parental concerns. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/parenting-beyond-discipline/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
Overindulgence is a lot more than too many toys or sweets. During this pandemic, overindulgence is sometimes a daily necessity but a fine line, how do we walk this line? Then Erin answers a question that perfectly fits with the topic, is a family's morning routine a form of overindulging and if so, how should they go about making the shift? Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/parenting-beyond-discipline/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
How do you stay calm and coach your child when they are using hurtful words? Erin covers what to do in the moment, as well as 4 step process to use in teaching your child better ways of sharing feelings rather than angry mean words. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/parenting-beyond-discipline/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
We all have parenting anxiety over one thing or another throughout parenthood, but likely over many things! Currently, there is likely a lot more parenting anxiety than ever before. Erin shares her experience with her own parenting anxiety and her wisdom for how she's dealt with it in the past and currently. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/parenting-beyond-discipline/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
A mom wants to know how to help her very shy toddler become more comfortable in social situations. Erin covers the social development at 2 along with tips for working with shy children. Next Erin talks about when and how to reason with children and how this can help circumvent power struggles. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/parenting-beyond-discipline/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
Does your toddler have fears? Toddlers often have big reactions that seem irrational. How do you know when and what is normal for fears in toddlerhood and what is over the top and may require some intervention? Erin answers a mom's specific question around this as well as addresses the topic in a broad format for any/all parents wondering about their toddler's fears. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/parenting-beyond-discipline/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
Erin gives a mom step-by-step for fixing those pesky middle of the night wake-ups and battles for coming to mom and dad's room. In the second half Erin covers tips for helping a preschooler become more independent when she is constantly seeking attention every time mom is busy with something else. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/parenting-beyond-discipline/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
A mom wants to know if she should be doing some type of play based learning activities from home for her preschooler since the pandemic is continuing with no end in sight? She is concerned her daughter may be behind when she starts kindergarten. Another mom wants to know how to deal with persistent asking for more, more cake, more time at the zoo, more, more, more, when? when? when? why? why? why?! Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/parenting-beyond-discipline/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
It's a triple questions episode!! How to help a toddler who is getting easily upset with sharing and saying MINE about toys and parents! Another parent wants to know how to have smoother transitions with co-parenting exchanges and our 3rd question about if her son's issue should be a concern for language development. Erin also shares common milestones at 2 and 3 and any red flags to be aware of for language development in toddlers/preschoolers. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/parenting-beyond-discipline/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
A mom asks for help with her daughter's big struggles with emotions, likely due to late language milestones. Since developmental areas often overlap, Erin shares why this happens and how this mom can work with her daughter to get her caught up. The next question is about late bedtimes and how to help a 3 year old calm down for sleep. This mom asks in particular about mindfulness practices for young kids, a fun new topic not yet covered on this podcast! Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/parenting-beyond-discipline/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
Triple question episode!! Single mom trying to work from home is hoping for some tips on keeping her 2 year old more independent so she can work! Changes have caused potty training regression and mom is feeling frustrated and defeated. Our third question is a toddler who is waking up screaming multiple times throughout the night and engaging in pulling her own hair out. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/parenting-beyond-discipline/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
loading
Comments (9)

Sorina Iordan

the most balanced parenting podcast I found so far. really love it, learned a lot from it! thank you!

Dec 20th
Reply

Shirin Rafiei

thanks for all the useful info. as a first time mom i a bit confused. my baby is 7 month. should i not say good job from this age for example for sitting or walking on his own? or there is a specific age i need to start avoiding praise?

Jun 7th
Reply

faith bwire

You can't shield you children from everything learning this but you can be as honest and frank and provide a safe environment.... I feel like this was the case in my childhood most things were swept under the rug for me but I can't forget something still I thank God that I have learnt Alot and still am as life is a journey.... Am raising a 5 year old my sister's son I can say it's just a great experience and eye opener making me am learning everyday and you have been of great help

May 18th
Reply

faith bwire

That's for making this podcasts it has really help me am Co-parenting

May 6th
Reply

faith bwire

Very relevant to me right now raising a 5 year old. Love this

May 3rd
Reply

Memo Fonseca

hello. I really wanted to here this one. I have almost 2 year old twins. but for some reason it will not play says cast box is unable to find source. any idea what I need to do?

Jan 30th
Reply

ADAM McCLELLAND

Do u have any podcasts on odd/add in kids and also explosive behavior

Sep 8th
Reply

Jonathan Crisp

great stuff, do you mind me sharing your episodes to my Facebook group, "how to switch to peaceful parenting "?

Mar 24th
Reply

Kim Phillips

This is my favorite parenting podcast! Her voice is easy to listen to, she tells us the science behind things, and I love that she is a therapist and parenting expert! Very helpful podcast, Thank you!

Feb 4th
Reply
Download from Google Play
Download from App Store