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Wonder of Parenting - A Brain-Science Approach to Parenting

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Rank #74 in Kids & Family category

Kids & Family
Parenting
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Wouldn’t it be great if your child came with an owner’s manual? A how-to book on how to raise your child? And if your child came with such a manual, wouldn’t it be helpful to have someone walk you through it, making that owner’s manual come alive?Michael Gurian and Tim Wright serve as your guides through what they believe is the owner’s manual for your child: Your child’s brain. While the brain doesn’t tell the whole story, it does offer a treasure trove of insights into your son or daughter. Michael and Tim each have over 30 years of experience using brain science research, best-practices, and their own experiences as dads in helping parents read, understand, and implement the gift of your child’s brain, the built-in how-to manual that will help you enjoy the wonder of parenting.

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Wouldn’t it be great if your child came with an owner’s manual? A how-to book on how to raise your child? And if your child came with such a manual, wouldn’t it be helpful to have someone walk you through it, making that owner’s manual come alive?Michael Gurian and Tim Wright serve as your guides through what they believe is the owner’s manual for your child: Your child’s brain. While the brain doesn’t tell the whole story, it does offer a treasure trove of insights into your son or daughter. Michael and Tim each have over 30 years of experience using brain science research, best-practices, and their own experiences as dads in helping parents read, understand, and implement the gift of your child’s brain, the built-in how-to manual that will help you enjoy the wonder of parenting.

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So far so good! Respectful approach!

By [Just a nameless soul] - Nov 21 2019
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I’ve only listened to a couple episodes so far, and I’m really liking their approach to the topics they bring up. Nothing about this podcast has seemed misogynistic to me, but I’ll update my review if I hear something that is.

Well done

By Mrs. Ols - Jun 25 2019
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Love this podcast! Quick listening. Great scientific support! Can’t wait to keep hearing more!

iTunes Ratings

203 Ratings
Average Ratings
151
13
12
8
19

So far so good! Respectful approach!

By [Just a nameless soul] - Nov 21 2019
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I’ve only listened to a couple episodes so far, and I’m really liking their approach to the topics they bring up. Nothing about this podcast has seemed misogynistic to me, but I’ll update my review if I hear something that is.

Well done

By Mrs. Ols - Jun 25 2019
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Love this podcast! Quick listening. Great scientific support! Can’t wait to keep hearing more!
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Wonder of Parenting - A Brain-Science Approach to Parenting

Latest release on Feb 17, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: What Are Boys Made Of?  

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What Are Boys Made of?  Michael Gurian and Tim Wright turn their attention to boys and some high level insights into what makes your son tick.

Sep 14 2018

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Rank #2: Moms and Dads Parent Differently Part 1: Words and Play

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Moms and Dads Parent Differently Part 1: Words and Play.  Michael Gurian and Tim Wright begin a multi-part looks at the different ways in which moms and dad parent…and how important both parenting styles are.

Sep 23 2018

28mins

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Rank #3: Listener Questions: Empowering a Daughter and The Independent Preschooler

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The first question deals with a young daughter who doesn’t seem to stand up for herself with her friends. The second question is about a very independent Preschooler who struggles with boundaries.

Nov 18 2019

33mins

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Rank #4: Building a Thriving Marriage While Raising Kids

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Michael and Tim share practical insights into keeping a marriage strong and vital while raising kids.

Jun 17 2019

33mins

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Rank #5: Listener Question: Toddlers and Tantrums

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Listener Question: Toddlers and Tantrums.  A listener voices concern about the way her toddler son throws his tantrums.  Tim chats with Michael about why tantrums happen and how we should respond in the home and in public.

Jan 14 2019

28mins

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Rank #6: Anxiety and Your Child

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Tim shares the story of his struggle with an anxiety disorder and Michael offers advice to parents on how to identify an anxious child and strategies for dealing with anxiety.

Jan 07 2019

34mins

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Rank #7: Listener Question: The Defiant, Impulsive Son

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Michael and Tim respond to a mom worn out by her challenging son.

Apr 08 2019

26mins

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Rank #8: Listener Question: Discipline and Spanking

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To spank or not to spank?  Michael and Tim dive into this controversial parenting subject.

Oct 07 2019

27mins

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Rank #9: Boys, Boy Behavior, and Preschool

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The listener shares that her 2 year old son has been getting in trouble for acting like a boy at his day care. Michael looks at both preschool systems and families systems, along with developmental and brain science research, offering practical strategies for schools and families for helping boys thrive.

Feb 25 2019

29mins

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Rank #10: Listener Question: Hyperactivity, ADHD, or Bad Behavior

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Listener Question: Hyperactivity, ADHD, or Bad Behavior.   A mom wants to know how to tell the difference between hyperactivity and ADHD and if her child is simply behaving badly.

Aug 05 2019

28mins

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Rank #11: Body Knowledge: How to Read Your Children

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Michael and Tim chat with special guest, Dr. Lori Baudino, about how to recognize what your child is saying to you through his/her body along with the power of movement and mindfulness.

Apr 01 2019

29mins

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Rank #12: Listener Question: The Prek Child With Big Emotions

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A mom writes in about her son who tends to push back with deep crying and other emotional behaviors.  Michael and Tim look at the brain science behind it and some strategies, including boundary setting.

Jul 22 2019

28mins

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Rank #13: Listener Question: The Smart but Challenging Four Year Old

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A single mom writes about her very smart 4 year old who is having troubles transitioning to school.

Sep 16 2019

31mins

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Rank #14: Parent Guilt

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Michael and Tim look at the stressors parents face that can often lead to a sense of guilt and some strategies for positive changes.

Aug 19 2019

29mins

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Rank #15: Moms and Dads Parent Differently Part 3: Tough and Tender

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Moms and Dads Parent Differently Part 3: Tough and Tender.  Michael Gurian and Tim Wright focus on this unique difference between mom’s style of parenting and dad’s style. 

Oct 08 2018

26mins

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Rank #16: Listener Question— To helicopter parent or not to helicopter parent

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Michael and Tim look at the brain science behind free range play, nurturing the nature of our kids, and over scheduling our kids.

May 27 2019

28mins

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Rank #17: Girl Drama

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Michael talks about the brain science behind girl drama, both the positives and the negatives and the assets moms and dads bring to their daughters to work through that drama.

Mar 18 2019

32mins

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Rank #18: Listener Question-Boys, Rules, and Boundaries

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A listener from London shares the story of her son and the challenges of having rules that other families don’t necessarily observe. Tim asks Michael to offer some insights for parents of boys and girls on how to work through family boundaries.

Mar 11 2019

32mins

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Rank #19: Moms and Dads Parent Differently Part 2: Protect or Risk

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Moms and Dads Parent Differently Part 2: Protect or Risk.  Michael Gurian and Tim Wright continue their look at the differences in parenting styles between moms and dads and how to harness the power of both parenting styles.

Oct 01 2018

25mins

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Rank #20: Understanding the Effects of Trauma on our Boys and Girls

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Michael and Tim focus on the broader issue of trauma, what forms it takes, what signs to look for, and how to respond when our kids are traumatized.

Oct 28 2019

31mins

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