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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Stream Buggy – 6 Years Old, Product of Worldschooling and Positive Parenting

How do we get kids to listen? It is time to learn from the best resource – a kid! In this episode, 6-year old Stream Buggy tells us why timeouts don’t work and what adults could do to help children when they are having a hard time. She also shares a game that she plays with her mom, Sarah, to get chores done around the house. As they say, children are the best teachers, so make sure to hear and follow Stream Buggy’s parenting advice for all adults. After this show, check out Sarah Moore’s episode to learn about the family’s positive parenting strategies in detail.

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