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Everyday Parenting Podcast

Jul 8, 2019

Tom’s son Patrick is an easy-going kid who is well-liked by his classmates and a favorite for hugs. Tom appreciates this but is also worried his son does not have enough competitive grit for what he perceives is a tough world ahead or the Zombie Apocalypse.

Tom shares his experience growing up and the tough road he...


Jun 24, 2019

Jay is frustrated that his three-year-old Ace is starting to hit when he’s upset. He doesn’t know how to help him and is losing his patience with Ace’s tantrums. Ace has showed that he craves physical interactions with his dad but Jay is hesitant to engage in play fighting as he does not want to encourage violent...


Jun 10, 2019

Edwin gets frustrated with the way that his daughter spends her allowance while he finds value in his son’s spending choices.


May 27, 2019

Gus is a stay-at-home dad balancing three young kids. In this episode, he needs help with his middle child and only son, Ivan. Ivan seemingly ignores Gus and his wife when they ask him to do something he doesn’t want to do. They’ve tried threats, pleading, and punishment but nothing seems to work.


May 13, 2019

Maribeth answers this question from our Facebook Group:

I am struggling with troublesome 3's. Like really struggling. My son is constantly ignoring us and/or doing the opposite of what we ask, getting distracted and taking forever to get ready to leave the house. Hitting and pushing his 11 month old brother. I find I am...