Eps 62: Conscious Parenting with Lori Petro

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Welcome! My guest today is Lori Petro, an advocate for children and families. Lori is a conscious parent educator and a mom to a young daughter. Our discussion today is around raising caring and sensitive children. Join us!

What you’ll hear in this episode:

  • Why a “conscious” parent educator?
  • 13 Principles of Conscious Parenting (from Alfie Kohn)
  • Behavior and Motives: Look UNDER the surface
  • How we make kids be reactive
  • The connection with our child is THE most important thing
  • Children with unusual sensitivities
  • Three areas to understand sensitive children: relationships, stress, and skills
  • Explosive behavior and self-regulation
  • Peace and mindfulness
  • Noisy environments can be overwhelming
  • Skill building
  • Fixing stuff in my life
  • Looking for signals
  • What are they trying to tell me?
  • Be who you are right now

Resources:

www.teachthroughlove.com
TEACH through Love Facebook Page
The Conscious Parent by Shefali Tsabary

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