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Play Therapy Parenting Podcast

The path to calm, confident, and in-control parenting starts now

Dec 27, 2022

In this episode of the podcast, we will be exploring the often-controversial topic of spanking, by way of a viral video that I saw this week highlighting the ways in which some parents use excuses to justify their use of physical discipline. We will delve into the ways in which these justifications are often flawed,...

Dec 22, 2022

"Every day, in a hundred small ways, our children ask us...Do you hear me?  Do you see me? Do I matter?  And their behavior often reflects our response."  This is a powerful quote by L.R. Knost that perfectly describes play therapy and what I'm trying to communicate on this podcast.
In this episode, I'm discussing the...

Dec 19, 2022

Baker Acts (involuntary commission to a mental health facility) are on the rise, and there are many things that parents don't know.
In this episode, I discuss the following topics:
  • What you should know about the process at the Baker Act facility
  • What you should know about psychiatrists...

Dec 7, 2022

I had a personal reminder the other day about how being outside promotes restorative sleep. So I tell that story in this episode, and then I relate it to how much kids are affected by simply getting some outdoor time, and how that helps the deep sleep cycle. All of this, in turn, affects everything about kids... their...

Nov 29, 2022

We did it! In this 100th episode of the Play Therapy Parenting podcast, I take a look back (all the way to 2006!), and a look forward and where I'm going with everything. In this episode I talk about the following topics:
  • The 4 most important lessons from the first 100 episodes of this podcast
  • Where we are...