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Professor, researcher, and author John Sommers-Flanagan, Ph.D., teams up with parenting, child, and intimate relationship expert Sara Polanchek, Ed.D., to bring you the Practically Perfect Parenting Podcast. Children do not come with instruction manuals, and this bi-weekly podcast tackles some of the biggest issues parents face, with humor and wit. Brought to you by The Charles Engelhard Foundation, and the National Parenting Education Network, this podcast pairs cutting edge research  and proven technique, to help make you a practically perfect parent.


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Nov 28, 2016

Practically Perfect Positive Discipline Part 2. When a child misbehaves, parents often just react. Sometimes these reactions come in ways that we regret later. How do we stop reacting to bad behavior and doing the things that just don't work? This podcast picks up with strategies for parents to use when dealing with children and behaviors that are less than ideal. This allows us to keep our calm when children act out. This episode is brought to you by the National Parenting Education Network, Families First, and The Charles Engelhard Foundation.


Keywords: Parenting, Children, Families, Family, Discipline, Self-Help, Research, NPEN, Positive, Reinforcement.

Nov 14, 2016

Discipline is something that so many parents can struggle with. How do we as parents teach our children to make smart choices? Does it have to be my way or the highway? This are just some of the many topics discussed in this three part series as we explore the ideas and myths surrounding discipline and children. As always this podcast is brought to you by the National Parenting Education Network, Families First and the Charles Engelhard Foundation.