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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
Fixing stuff in my life
Looking for signals
What are they trying to tell me?
Be who you are right now
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