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Oct 22, 2020

“Our instincts are to protect our kids from dealing with these kinds of struggles. The first thing we have to remember is the way kids become resilient is by practicing dealing with hard things with enough support.” - Tina Payne Bryson

Dr. Tina Payne Bryson is the author of the Bottom Line for Baby and co-author (with Dan Siegel) of two New York Times Best Sellers—The Whole-Brain Child and No-Drama DisciplineShe has also co-authored The Yes Brain and The Power of Showing Up. 

She is the Founder and Executive Director of The Center for Connection, a multidisciplinary clinical practice in Southern California. Dr. Bryson keynotes conferences and conducts workshops for parents, educators, and clinicians all over the world, and she frequently consults with schools, businesses, and other organizations.  She is also the mom of three boys.

In this conversation we talked about how to use the pandemic as an opportunity to teach our children resilience. 

You'll also hear about: 
- how to create predictability for children and how this helps their brain's wiring
- how to offer support during emotional meltdowns
- what secure attachment is and how you can create that for your child
- the best ways to talk about the pandemic 

Resources Mentioned:

Book: The Power of Showing Up

Book: The Whole Brain Child

Book: Bottom Line for Baby

Video: Sending Your Kid to College in a Pandemic

Video: Fear Messaging Vs. Safety Messaging

Video: 2 Things that Increase Chronic Stress & 2 Things that Reduce Chronic Stress for Children

If you liked this episode, look for these parenting episodes:

The Good News About Bad Behavior feat. Katherine Reynolds Teaching Kids Emotional Resilience feat. Suzanne Tucker 
Teaching Kids to Manage Stress & School feat Lori Lite











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