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Parenting Beyond Discipline

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

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#220: Teaching Body Autonomy & Outside Influences on Parenting

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-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

26mins

4 Feb 2021

Rank #1

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#219: Getting Toddlers & Kids to Listen & Follow Directions

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-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

28mins

30 Jan 2021

Rank #2

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#207: Should We Do Preschool Academics at Home & Persistent Asking/Never Enough!

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-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

29mins

8 Nov 2020

Rank #3

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#208: Middle of the Night Battles & Needy Behavior

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-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

19mins

12 Nov 2020

Rank #4

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#23: What is Positive Discipline?

The democratic/authoritative parenting style has been shown to result in THE best outcomes for social-emotional skills, cognitive skills, happiness and success in relationships and life. Positive discipline is the discipline philosophy that falls into this parenting style. Learn about positive discipline, what it is, why it works and some tips on implementing it in your family.Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/parenting-beyond-discipline/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

22mins

13 Jul 2016

Rank #5

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#214: Fixing Difficult Behaviors & Parenting in a Pandemic

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-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

24mins

26 Dec 2020

Rank #6

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#161: Clingy Toddler & Choices Not Working

Is it normal for a toddler to demand attention just when a parent starts a conversation? How do teach your toddler to wait and give opportunities for learning this skill? Then what do you do when choices don't work at all and the response is simply "No!" or "I don't like that" for every choice you offer? Learn how to handle these toddler tactics and Erin's latest parenting growth moments with guiding her 10 year-old learn about making choices that reflect the outcomes he wants.Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/parenting-beyond-discipline/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

25mins

5 Nov 2019

Rank #7

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#212: What to Do When a Child Uses Hurtful Words

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-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

18mins

14 Dec 2020

Rank #8

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#53: Setting Boundaries with Respect

In this episode Erin makes a dedication to all of those hard-working single parents out there and covers some areas that can be especially challenging for single parents, including setting boundaries and expectations and making them stick.Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/parenting-beyond-discipline/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

14mins

4 May 2017

Rank #9

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#15: Dealing with Disrespectful Behavior

Are you getting a lot of attitude, rudeness and/or condescending tone of voice or behaviors? In this episode, Erin discusses the current "culture of disrespect" that has become all-too-common in families today and how to setup, expect and enforce an environment of respect.Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/parenting-beyond-discipline/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

21mins

19 May 2016

Rank #10

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#54: Raising Responsible & Independent Kids: Part 1

If you strive to raise responsible and independent kids that make you proud, where other parents ask you "How do you get your kids to do THAT?!", then this is a not be missed episode. The first in a 2 part series on how to raise kids that do for themselves and help around the house with no (or maybe just a little) complaining! Erin discusses how changes in parenting style can lead to kids who are dependent and lazy or independent and responsible. Also, some great basic tips on setting up expectations for success. Next episode will cover what responsibilities are realistic by age and how to get these started and keep them going in your home.Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/parenting-beyond-discipline/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

17mins

18 May 2017

Rank #11

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#153: Toddler Throwing Toys When Mad & What Responsibilities Can You Expect for 3-Year-Old?

How do you help a toddler learn better behavior when they throw toys to show their anger? Ignoring has shown improvement but when it could hurt someone, this mom doesn't want to continue to ignore. What responsibilities should a 3 1/2 year be expected to take on? Erin shares a few tasks and how to teach her preschooler about this new expectation, along with a few other tasks she can begin prepping her son to take on in the coming months.Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/parenting-beyond-discipline/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

26mins

30 Aug 2019

Rank #12

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#36: How to Moderate Halloween Candy

Are you wondering how to let your kids enjoy Halloween, especially the candy without letting them go overboard? How can a parent help kids regulate their consumption without being a complete stick-in-the-mud? What are opportunities does Halloween give to teach kids good life lessons and skills? There are plenty! Tune in to find out!Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/parenting-beyond-discipline/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

14mins

26 Oct 2016

Rank #13

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#89: Stopping Screaming in Toddlers & Fixing Whining

Erin answers two parenting questions, the first about a 3 year-old who reacts by screaming/screeching where she shares the steps to teaching a toddler to use words instead of reacting. The second question is about how to eliminate whining. Erin discusses ways to prevent whining and then the steps to stop whining when it does occur.Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/parenting-beyond-discipline/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

14mins

16 Mar 2018

Rank #14

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#129: Supporting Communication Skills & Emotional Development

Babies start communicating from day one with cries, squeals and coos and communication skills just explode from there. This episode covers those developmental milestones and some great ways to support language development even from infancy as well as how emotional development is related. Emotional development is the foundation for social skills and is such an important skill to teach so Erin covers some ways to support emotional development too.Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/parenting-beyond-discipline/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

17mins

1 Mar 2019

Rank #15

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#137: How to Fix Disrespectful Attitude from a 5-Year-Old

What do you do when your 5 year-old is overly needy and also disrespectful, calling mom names? Erin delves deep into this issue like never before getting to some potential root causes of the behavior beyond some simple behavioral changes and boundary setting.Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/parenting-beyond-discipline/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

17mins

25 Apr 2019

Rank #16

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#102: Getting a Toddler to Listen in Public & Parenting to a Child's Potential

If you want to know how to get your toddler to cooperate while out in public, this is the episode for you! Erin covers an easy 4 step process to engaging a toddler to cooperate while in public spaces! Also Erin covers some general parenting guidelines and thoughts based on her observations and experiences as a therapist working with kids as well in her own life with her own children.Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/parenting-beyond-discipline/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

26mins

11 Jul 2018

Rank #17

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#159: Bedtime & Middle of the Night Struggles

Erin gives a lot of tips and options to a mom who is struggling with both bedtimes and middle of the night wakeups that are prolonged.Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/parenting-beyond-discipline/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

24mins

21 Oct 2019

Rank #18

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#26: Preventing Power Struggles

Power struggles start in toddlerhood and last all the way through adolescence so learning to recognize them, prevent them and handle them well when they do happen is paramount. In this episode, Erin shares some great tips and tools for preventing and dealing with power struggles, including her own recent experience, what she did wrong and what she would do differently the next time so you can learn from her mistake!Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/parenting-beyond-discipline/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

23mins

11 Aug 2016

Rank #19

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#55: Raising Responsible & Independent Kids: Part 2

In part 2 on raising responsible and independent kids, you will learn how to raise kids that learn to do for themselves. Erin discusses what responsibilities are realistic by age and should be expected. So you can be sure to raise kids who you can be confident in their skills and independence.Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/parenting-beyond-discipline/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

16mins

25 May 2017

Rank #20