Krysten Taprell – Psychologist, Children’s Book Author and Founder of The Therapist Parent

 

Krysten Taprell is a psychologist from Australia who have worked for 20 years with children and families. She has implemented social and emotional learning programs in primary schools and authored a children’s book about coping with nightmares, which will be released this year. There is so much to learn from her, to name a few, she mentioned about understanding children’s brain development, valuing the kids’ feelings as people like all of us, co-regulating with kids during a tantrum and allowing them to automatically breathe when you put your hand on the child’s diaphragm. She also discussed why punishments don’t work and how to use reward charts effectively.

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Rachel Tomlinson – Registered Psychologist and Author of Teaching Kids to be Kind

Rachel Tomlinson is a Registered Psychologist in Australia.  She has experience working with adults and children in a variety of settings, including; generalist counseling, play therapy, education settings, residential support and attachment/parenting groups. Rachel presents at national conferences and provides expert commentary to journalists on mental health topics. She is a parenting expert with a book, Teaching Kids to be Kind (by Skyhorse Publishing) that has just been released. Her amazing work can be found at towardwellbeing.com, a website where she posts her podcast, her blog, her books, activities with kids, upcoming projects and her contribution to media. She can also be found on Instagram @towardwellbeing and Twitter @RachLTomlinson.
Tune in to the episode to learn why kids do not need a lot of rules and what kind of values and consequences should we set for the kids in order to make them feel loved and secure.
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Bonnie Compton APRN, BC, CPNP – Author of Mothering with Courage

Bonnie Compton is a child and adolescent therapist, parent coach, pediatric nurse practitioner, and one of America’s most trusted resources when it comes to parenting. Her 30+ years of well-earned wisdom, hard-won experience, and results-driven techniques have touched and transformed countless parents and kids across the nation and around the world. With a practice that’s accessible in person and via phone, Skype, Zoom, or conference line, Bonnie works with parents and families through 1-on-1 or group parent coaching. She also facilitates parenting retreats, workshops, and classes. In her best selling book Mothering with Courage and Daily Om Course: The Messages We Send Our Children, Bonnie’s mission is clear: to educate, inspire, and empower all parents to learn to trust their own inner voice. It’s that inner wisdom that allows women to become their child’s best parenting advocate. When they own and honor their innate knowing, it creates a ripple effect, touching each and every member of the family. Bonnie passionately shares her vision for Parenting With Courage through speaking, webinars, the media, and as host of her own podcast radio program Wholehearted Parenting Radio, available on iTunes, Web Talk Radio, Radioactive Broadcasting Network, and Stitcher Radio. In this episode, she discussed how to lessen the parent-child battle in dealing with daily activities such as toothbrushing. She emphasized the importance of making a connection, being open to learn from children, talking to children about choices and consequences, and taking courage as a parent to handle daily family situations. Bonnie also enumerated the top parenting advice from other professionals that parents should NOT follow. You may check her work at the following links:
 

 

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