Episode 89: Push or Pause: How to Challenge Your Kids Without Stressing Them Out
As a parent, you want your kids to grow up to be confident, resilient, and successful. You want to challenge them to learn new skills, overcome obstacles, and pursue their goals. But you also want to protect them from...View Episode
Episode 088: Stuck in a parenting rut? Try this
In this insightful podcast episode, we delve into the topic of parenting ruts. We discuss the ‘shackles’ that hold parents back and the ‘slippery slopes’ or thinking errors that can lead us astray. We explore the...View Episode
Episode 087: Are you able to reconnect with your child in the middle of a storm?
Connecting or reconnecting with your children while they are in the middle of an emotional storm or meltdown is challenging, especially when your cup is near empty. So is it possible to connect with them? Of course...View Episode
Episode 086: Understanding emotional meltdowns or storms and what we can do about it
If you're struggling to understand why our kids have meltdowns check this episode out. Working out the reasons why an emotional storm happens is part of the work but it's critical to understand so that we can address...View Episode
Episode 085: You, me and our kids versus the world. When life collides with our lives.
Sometimes it feels like life holds us to ransom. You no longer have to feel that way. We make the hard choices and tough decisions for the betterment of our kids, but risk rupture in relationship too. If however, we...View Episode
Episode 084: dont be cringe when you praise your kids. Try this technique.
Learn how to praise your kids in a way that isn't contrived or cringe. At the same time build their sense of agency without giving them an inflated ego or a need for constant approval.View Episode
Episode 083: BREAKING. mindfulness does not work...for everyone
Read this before leaving work. https://mentalhealth.bmj.com/content/25/3/117 In brief blanket strategies like mindfulness programs don't work for everyone. Why? Because if you fail to connect with someone first, your...View Episode
Episode 082: Effective discipline for oppositional kids starts with understanding these 5 themes
Parenting children through their opposition and defiance can be tough because it pushes our buttons. It is difficult not to take their resistance personally. Keep these principles in mind and you'll find your efforts...View Episode
Episode 081: Improve the rate of success of your plans
Sometimes we try to keep to the plan but life has it's own ideas. How do we increase our chances of a plan working out in our favour in the face of changing circumstances? Tune in here. Waitlist for Foundations of...View Episode
Episode 080: Holidays aren't going to improve your relationship. Don't confuse cause and correlation.
If you want to help keep the show going please consider contributing. www.buymeacoffee.com/huddlewisdom If you'd like to get on the waitlist for the Foundations of Emotional Connection course then go to...View Episode
Episode 079: School refusal and failure. What do you do to improve your chances of getting your kids to school?
School refusal is a hard problem for kids, parents and teachers. Failure is common. Is there a mental model or approach we can adopt to deal with this? Join me for this week's episode and I think you might find it...View Episode
Episode 078c: sports Karen thinking errors and kerplunk
Join us for another riveting episode as Davin drives home from work...trying to figure out what cognitive error sports parent Karens make. And what you can do to make sure you don't become one.View Episode