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Positive Parenting for Military Families | Mr. Dad

Armin Brott

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Positive Parenting for Military Families | Mr. Dad
Positive Parenting for Military Families | Mr. Dad

Positive Parenting for Military Families | Mr. Dad

Armin Brott

4
Followers
11
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Parenting Resources and Advice for Expectant Fathers, New Dads, Dads of Teens, Single Dads

Latest Episodes

Grown & Flown + Small Animals

Mary Dell Harrington, coauthor of Grown & Flown. Topic: How to support your teen, stay close as a family, and raise independent adults. Issues: Understanding the many issues that children face, including home life, mental and physical health, love and sex; academics, friendships, college admissions; preparing our kids—and ourselves—for separating Kim Brooks, author of Small Animals. Topic: Parenthood in the age of fear. Issues: Why so many of us are so afraid for our children—despite the fact that the world isn’t any more dangerous today than it was when we were kids; the negative effects of the culture of fear; what we can do to change things for the better.

54 MIN1 weeks ago
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Grown & Flown + Small Animals

Slay Like a Mother + Stop Losing Your Sh*t with Your Kids

Katherine Wintsch, author of Slay Like a Mother. Topic: How to destroy what’s holding you back so you can live the life you want. Issues: The fine line between struggling and suffering; identifying your dragon (the mythical beast that’s keeping you from being the parent you want to be); negative self-talk and why it’s so important to control it; how to get rid of your dragons for good; the benefit of slaying your dragons. Carla Naumburg, author of How to Stop Losing Your Sh*t with Your Kids. Topic: A practical guide to becoming a calmer, happier parent. Issues: Why are you losing your stuff with your kids? Knowing what your buttons are and what kids are doing to push them; how doing less will help you not lose your stuff; the importance of getting space away from your kids; keeping your stuff together so you don’t lose it again.

54 MIN2 weeks ago
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Slay Like a Mother + Stop Losing Your Sh*t with Your Kids

Stuff Every Grandmother Should Know + Read-Aloud Handbook

Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, coauthors of Stuff Every Grandmother Should Know. Topic: Don’t worry, Grandma’s got this… Issues: How to pick your grandmother nickname; baby equipment essentials; childproofing; how to make old-school cool; ways to have fun without toys; much more. Cyndi Giorgis, author of Jim Trelease’s Read-Aloud Handbook. Topic: Completely revised and updated 8th edition of the classic book. Issues: Benefits—to children and adults—of reading aloud; when to begin reading aloud; the importance of dads as readers; dos and don’ts of reading aloud; much more.

54 MIN3 weeks ago
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Stuff Every Grandmother Should Know + Read-Aloud Handbook

How to Raise Successful People + Being the Grownup

Esther Wojcicki, author of How to Raise Successful People. Topic: Simple lessons for Radical Results Issues: The T-R-I-C-K method: Trust (trust your child and yourself), Respect (your child is not your clone), Independence (don’t do anything for your child); Collaboration (children hear what you do, not what you say); Kindness (teach your child to give a damn). Adelia Moore, author of Being the Grownup. Topic: Love, limits, and the natural authority of parenthood. Issues: What is natural authority; relationships, security, and connection; gaining clarity about your values and beliefs, interdependent family relationships; the rhythms of everyday life; where you are and what you say; being the grownup.

54 MINAUG 3
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How to Raise Successful People + Being the Grownup

The Diversity Delusion + The Stressed Years of Their Lives

Heather Mac Donald, author of The Diversity Delusion. Topic: How race and gender pandering corrupt the university and undermine our culture. Issues: They hysterical campus; the disaster of affirmative action; the myth of microaggressions; the campus rape myth; the diversity bureaucracy; how identity politics is harming the sciences. Anthony Rostain, co-author of The Stressed Years of Their Lives. Topic: Helping your kid survive and thrive during their college years. Issues: Learn how to develop social and emotional readiness along with academic skills; identify the most common mindset barriers to success (feelings of not belonging, fear of not making it, not reaching out for help when it’s needed); what to expect on campus or back home if your child seeks mental health counseling; and much more.

54 MINJUL 27
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The Diversity Delusion + The Stressed Years of Their Lives

Montessori Toddlers + The Awesome Toddler Years

Simone Davies, author of The Montessori Toddler Topic: A parent’s guide to raising a curious and responsible human being. Issues: A brief overview of the Montessori method; how to bring Montessori-style teaching into your own home; setting up Montessori-style spaces in your home; accepting your children for who they are; raising a child who feels seen and heard; setting limits; important skills for toddlers to learn. Jamie Glowacki, author of Oh, Crap! I Have a Toddler. Topic: Tackling these crazy, awesome years—no time-outs needed. Issues: Setting boundaries; understanding toddler brain and physical development; why parents need to stop educating and stop talking so much; understanding toddlers’ behavior;

54 MINJUL 20
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Montessori Toddlers + The Awesome Toddler Years

You’re Doing It Wrong + The Stress Switch

Bethany L. Johnson and Margaret M. Quinlan, coauthors of You’re Doing it Wrong. Topic: Mothering, media, and medical expertise. Issues: The history of mothering advice in the media, from newspapers, magazines, doctors’ records, and personal papers from the 19th century to today’s websites, Facebook groups, and Instagram feeds; potential health crises from infertility treatment to “better babies” milestones; myths in preconception, pregnancy, and early motherhood. Amy Serin, author of The Stress Switch. Topic: The truth about stress and how to short-circuit it. Issues: What stress is, when it’s good, and when it’s not; coping with stress vs. curing it; how stress interferes with our lives (physical/health problems, memory and cognition problems, relationship problems, etc.)

54 MINJUL 13
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You’re Doing It Wrong + The Stress Switch

Love of Family + Building Good Men

Ken C. McCall, author of For the Love of Family. Topic: How a knock on the door changed everything. Issues: How the senseless death of a child affects everyone else in the fmaily; the emotional journey from shock and horror through grief and anger, and finally to reconciliation and healing. Michael C. Reichert, author of How to Raise a Boy. Topic: The power of connection to build good men. Issues: Confined by boyhood; freeing boys; boys in schools; boys’ emotional lives; listening and observing without judgement so boys know they’re being heard; the dangers of “man up” and “big boys don’t cry.”

54 MINJUL 6
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Love of Family + Building Good Men

Making Peace with Money + A Walking Life

Ken Honda, author of Happy Money. Topic: The Japanese art of making peace with your money. Issues: Happy money vs. unhappy money; what does money mean to you? money IQ; they myth of scarcity; money and your life. Antonia Malchik, author of A Walking Life. Topic: Reclaiming our health and our freedom, one step at a time. Issues: Why we’ve stopped walking; the ways walking affects how we think, how we grow, how we socialize, how we move; the ways our brains and bodies rely on the simple act of walking.

54 MINJUN 29
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Making Peace with Money + A Walking Life

The Book of Mistakes + The New Childhood

Skip Prichard, author of The Book of Mistakes. Topic: Nine secrets to creating a successful future. Issues: Why do some people seem to catch all the breaks and win over and over? What to the super successful know? What’s standing between you and your wildest dreams? The nine mistakes that prevent many of us from achieving our goals. Jordan Shapiro, author of The New Childhood. Topic: Raising kids to thrive in a connected world. Issues: Everything is new, from story time and playtime to family and puberty, and from school and language arts to empathy and childhood itself.

54 MINJUN 22
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The Book of Mistakes + The New Childhood

Latest Episodes

Grown & Flown + Small Animals

Mary Dell Harrington, coauthor of Grown & Flown. Topic: How to support your teen, stay close as a family, and raise independent adults. Issues: Understanding the many issues that children face, including home life, mental and physical health, love and sex; academics, friendships, college admissions; preparing our kids—and ourselves—for separating Kim Brooks, author of Small Animals. Topic: Parenthood in the age of fear. Issues: Why so many of us are so afraid for our children—despite the fact that the world isn’t any more dangerous today than it was when we were kids; the negative effects of the culture of fear; what we can do to change things for the better.

54 MIN1 weeks ago
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Grown & Flown + Small Animals

Slay Like a Mother + Stop Losing Your Sh*t with Your Kids

Katherine Wintsch, author of Slay Like a Mother. Topic: How to destroy what’s holding you back so you can live the life you want. Issues: The fine line between struggling and suffering; identifying your dragon (the mythical beast that’s keeping you from being the parent you want to be); negative self-talk and why it’s so important to control it; how to get rid of your dragons for good; the benefit of slaying your dragons. Carla Naumburg, author of How to Stop Losing Your Sh*t with Your Kids. Topic: A practical guide to becoming a calmer, happier parent. Issues: Why are you losing your stuff with your kids? Knowing what your buttons are and what kids are doing to push them; how doing less will help you not lose your stuff; the importance of getting space away from your kids; keeping your stuff together so you don’t lose it again.

54 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
Slay Like a Mother + Stop Losing Your Sh*t with Your Kids

Stuff Every Grandmother Should Know + Read-Aloud Handbook

Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, coauthors of Stuff Every Grandmother Should Know. Topic: Don’t worry, Grandma’s got this… Issues: How to pick your grandmother nickname; baby equipment essentials; childproofing; how to make old-school cool; ways to have fun without toys; much more. Cyndi Giorgis, author of Jim Trelease’s Read-Aloud Handbook. Topic: Completely revised and updated 8th edition of the classic book. Issues: Benefits—to children and adults—of reading aloud; when to begin reading aloud; the importance of dads as readers; dos and don’ts of reading aloud; much more.

54 MIN3 weeks ago
Comments
Stuff Every Grandmother Should Know + Read-Aloud Handbook

How to Raise Successful People + Being the Grownup

Esther Wojcicki, author of How to Raise Successful People. Topic: Simple lessons for Radical Results Issues: The T-R-I-C-K method: Trust (trust your child and yourself), Respect (your child is not your clone), Independence (don’t do anything for your child); Collaboration (children hear what you do, not what you say); Kindness (teach your child to give a damn). Adelia Moore, author of Being the Grownup. Topic: Love, limits, and the natural authority of parenthood. Issues: What is natural authority; relationships, security, and connection; gaining clarity about your values and beliefs, interdependent family relationships; the rhythms of everyday life; where you are and what you say; being the grownup.

54 MINAUG 3
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How to Raise Successful People + Being the Grownup

The Diversity Delusion + The Stressed Years of Their Lives

Heather Mac Donald, author of The Diversity Delusion. Topic: How race and gender pandering corrupt the university and undermine our culture. Issues: They hysterical campus; the disaster of affirmative action; the myth of microaggressions; the campus rape myth; the diversity bureaucracy; how identity politics is harming the sciences. Anthony Rostain, co-author of The Stressed Years of Their Lives. Topic: Helping your kid survive and thrive during their college years. Issues: Learn how to develop social and emotional readiness along with academic skills; identify the most common mindset barriers to success (feelings of not belonging, fear of not making it, not reaching out for help when it’s needed); what to expect on campus or back home if your child seeks mental health counseling; and much more.

54 MINJUL 27
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The Diversity Delusion + The Stressed Years of Their Lives

Montessori Toddlers + The Awesome Toddler Years

Simone Davies, author of The Montessori Toddler Topic: A parent’s guide to raising a curious and responsible human being. Issues: A brief overview of the Montessori method; how to bring Montessori-style teaching into your own home; setting up Montessori-style spaces in your home; accepting your children for who they are; raising a child who feels seen and heard; setting limits; important skills for toddlers to learn. Jamie Glowacki, author of Oh, Crap! I Have a Toddler. Topic: Tackling these crazy, awesome years—no time-outs needed. Issues: Setting boundaries; understanding toddler brain and physical development; why parents need to stop educating and stop talking so much; understanding toddlers’ behavior;

54 MINJUL 20
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Montessori Toddlers + The Awesome Toddler Years

You’re Doing It Wrong + The Stress Switch

Bethany L. Johnson and Margaret M. Quinlan, coauthors of You’re Doing it Wrong. Topic: Mothering, media, and medical expertise. Issues: The history of mothering advice in the media, from newspapers, magazines, doctors’ records, and personal papers from the 19th century to today’s websites, Facebook groups, and Instagram feeds; potential health crises from infertility treatment to “better babies” milestones; myths in preconception, pregnancy, and early motherhood. Amy Serin, author of The Stress Switch. Topic: The truth about stress and how to short-circuit it. Issues: What stress is, when it’s good, and when it’s not; coping with stress vs. curing it; how stress interferes with our lives (physical/health problems, memory and cognition problems, relationship problems, etc.)

54 MINJUL 13
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You’re Doing It Wrong + The Stress Switch

Love of Family + Building Good Men

Ken C. McCall, author of For the Love of Family. Topic: How a knock on the door changed everything. Issues: How the senseless death of a child affects everyone else in the fmaily; the emotional journey from shock and horror through grief and anger, and finally to reconciliation and healing. Michael C. Reichert, author of How to Raise a Boy. Topic: The power of connection to build good men. Issues: Confined by boyhood; freeing boys; boys in schools; boys’ emotional lives; listening and observing without judgement so boys know they’re being heard; the dangers of “man up” and “big boys don’t cry.”

54 MINJUL 6
Comments
Love of Family + Building Good Men

Making Peace with Money + A Walking Life

Ken Honda, author of Happy Money. Topic: The Japanese art of making peace with your money. Issues: Happy money vs. unhappy money; what does money mean to you? money IQ; they myth of scarcity; money and your life. Antonia Malchik, author of A Walking Life. Topic: Reclaiming our health and our freedom, one step at a time. Issues: Why we’ve stopped walking; the ways walking affects how we think, how we grow, how we socialize, how we move; the ways our brains and bodies rely on the simple act of walking.

54 MINJUN 29
Comments
Making Peace with Money + A Walking Life

The Book of Mistakes + The New Childhood

Skip Prichard, author of The Book of Mistakes. Topic: Nine secrets to creating a successful future. Issues: Why do some people seem to catch all the breaks and win over and over? What to the super successful know? What’s standing between you and your wildest dreams? The nine mistakes that prevent many of us from achieving our goals. Jordan Shapiro, author of The New Childhood. Topic: Raising kids to thrive in a connected world. Issues: Everything is new, from story time and playtime to family and puberty, and from school and language arts to empathy and childhood itself.

54 MINJUN 22
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The Book of Mistakes + The New Childhood