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Wonder of Parenting - A Brain-Science Approach to Parenting

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Rank #75 in Parenting 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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Weird First Episode

By taylor09292016 - Sep 02 2019
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The potty training episode was very confusing. There weren’t any answers to potty training. A lot of talking in circles

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

163 Ratings
Average Ratings
120
11
10
7
15

Weird First Episode

By taylor09292016 - Sep 02 2019
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The potty training episode was very confusing. There weren’t any answers to potty training. A lot of talking in circles

Well done

By Mrs. Ols - Jun 25 2019
Read more
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

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Rank #75 in Parenting category

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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.

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
28 mins
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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
28 mins
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Rank #3: 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
34 mins
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Rank #4: 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
29 mins
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Rank #5: 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
33 mins
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Rank #6: 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
28 mins
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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
26 mins
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Rank #8: 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
29 mins
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Rank #9: 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
28 mins
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Rank #10: 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
26 mins
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Rank #11: 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
28 mins
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Rank #12: Are You Raising A Toxic Son?

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Is masculinity toxic? Should you raise the masculinity out of your son? Tim asks Michael to talk about the nature of masculinity and the current ideology behind the term, toxic masculinity.

Mar 25 2019
33 mins
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Rank #13: 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
25 mins
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Rank #14: 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
32 mins
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Rank #15: 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
28 mins
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Rank #16: Listener Question— When Acting Out is a Red Flag

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Michael and Tim answer a question from a listener concerned that the child’s behavior may indicate something deeper going on.

Apr 29 2019
30 mins
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Rank #17: Depression and your Child

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Depression and your Child.  Tim talks with guest Dr. Gregg Jantz of The Center: A Place of Hope on how to identify depression in kids and strategies to help them.

Jul 29 2019
30 mins
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Rank #18: Listener Question: The Child Who Talks Too Much

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Michael and Tim answer a question from a mom concerned about her overly talkative child who seems to be disrupting the class.

Jul 15 2019
29 mins
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Rank #19: Listener Question: Cotton Ballers and Free Range Play

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Michael and Tim respond to a question from a mom in Australia who wants to see her child free to engage in play, but feeling outside pressure that seems to say certain types of play are off limits.

Jul 08 2019
36 mins
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Rank #20: Helping Boys Thrive in a #MeToo World

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Tim talks with Michael about the often unseen challenges boys face and how some now label all masculinity as toxic.  Michael gives an overview of why Helping Boys Thrive is important for our boys, our girls, our families, and our communities.
Jan 21 2019
31 mins
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