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Respectful Parenting IRL: Enjoying the Journey

00:00:04    Marcela

"Where did it come from? Do they come from the expectations that my parents had about me?"


00:00:15    Marcela

"That mistakes are not a reflection of my character. "


00:00:27    Marcela

"They're not giving us a hard time. They're having a hard time themselves." 


00:00:36    Marcela

"So, mom guilt is always there. But what do you do with that mom guilt?" 


00:00:43    Marcela

"And that's the fruit of the work. I've been doing with him for the last five years. "


00:00:55    Alyssa

Hey there. I'm Alyssa Blask Campbell. I'm a mom with a Master's degree in Early...

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Respectful Parenting IRL: Managing Your Energy Throughout the Day

00:00:02    Trystan

"They are going to feel, even if they don't know consciously, they're going to feel you're not at peace with this and ready to say sorry for it."


00:00:14    Trystan

"I've done all the things, it doesn't matter, he doesn't care about my respectful parenting. He's going to have a meltdown no matter what." 


00:00:25    Trystan

"Okay, and my energy's where, you know, I'm winding down. I got five more minutes left in me. And then I'm going to go have some me time."


00:00:35    Trystan

"I'm just supposed to like, keep getting up every day, keep taking my kids to school." 


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Respectful Parenting IRL: Raising Black Boys

00:00:03    Jamie

"It was a human guttural reaction from a black parent surrounded by non-Black families."


00:00:14    Jamie

"The things we have to think about, that being one of maybe like five Brown families in a school of probably 800 families."


00:00:25    Jamie

"And it got to the point, I'm a yeller...ugh, I'm a yeller. I said it, and I'll own it, and I'm working on it"


00:00:35    Jamie

"Because if you push too hard, it's very different than your friend pushing too hard."


00:00:43    Jamie

"While I don't always see the behavior immediately, the times that I do are just really cool." 



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Respectful Parenting IRL: Allowing Imperfection

voices of your village Mar 24, 2022


00:00:02    Arna

"It's important to have the end game in mind like, why am I doing what I'm doing? And that's I'm looking to raise adults."


00:00:14    Arna

"Like they're young. And these behaviors won't translate into adulthood."


00:00:21    Arna

"It's not just my kids like it's all my relationships. So it's my marriage, my friendships." 


00:00:29    Arna

"It's a pretty phenomenal movement, and the future is emotionally intelligent, and I see it manifesting." 


00:00:38    Arna

"It sucks that I'm in my 30s, and just now learning this. I'm glad I'm learning it at 30 and not at 50 or 60 or 80."


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Coping mechanisms vs. coping strategies


00:00:01    Alyssa

You're listening to Voices of Your Village. This is episode 205. In this episode, we're diving into coping tools. We're looking at coping mechanisms versus coping strategies. I'll go into what the difference between these two are, and how we can support kiddos in building coping strategies. So they don't just have a toolbox full of mechanisms to numb their emotions. And instead it can work toward processing their emotions and regulating their nervous system. This is one of the most crucial steps in emotion processing. It's knowing how to regulate our nervous system. Stay tuned because next week we are opening up our free one week self-regulation...

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How do you process as an adult? with NY Times Best Seller, Lori Gottlieb


00:00:35    Alyssa

You're listening to Voices of Your Village, this is episode 204. I got to hang out with author Lori Gottlieb of "Maybe You Should Talk To Someone." One of my favorite books that I read in 2019, and she shares in this episode about how to process emotions as an adult. What does this look like, to do the emotion processing work as an adult. How do we navigate that when we have kiddos around us too. This was such a fun conversation for me and I hope that you enjoy it, and also go snag her book! It is so good. In the new year we are going to be doing a free self-regulation challenge for adults. So how to regulate our...

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Setting Boundaries with Adults


00:00:00    Alyssa:

You're listening to Voices of Your Village, this is episode 203. In this episode I got to hang out with my friend Xavier Dagba to chat about setting boundaries with adults, as adults. Gosh this is a hot one as we come into some holiday time for folks, a lot of family time, but really it's a hot one for all the time. What does this look like? What comes up for us from our childhood, and our social programming and our patterns and habits when we set boundaries with other adults. I know that it can be super loaded and I'm jazzed to share this episode with you, Xavier is a fantastic follow on Instagram as well if you want to head over...

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How to emotion coach for emotion processing, with Lauren Stauble


00:01:30    Alyssa

Welcome to Voices of Your Village, a place where parents, caregivers, teachers and experts come to support one another on this wild ride of raising tiny humans. We combined decades of experience with the latest research to create the modern parenting village. Let's dive into honest conversation about real parenting challenges, so it doesn't have to be this hard. I'm your host, Alyssa Blask Campbell. 


00:02:03    Alyssa

Welcome to Voices of Your Village. I'm super jazzed today because I get to bring you guys my co-creator of the method. Hi Lauren. 


00:02:11    Lauren



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Co-Regulation vs. Self-Regulation

voices of your village Dec 02, 2021


00:00:01    Alyssa

You're listening to Voices of Your Village, this is episode 201. In this episode I got to hang out with Katie Crosby. She is one of my favorite humans over on instagram, you might know her account Thriving Littles, and we dove into co-regulation and self-regulation. What this looks like in parenting and interacting with tiny humans, and why one comes before the other. Folks, I have an exciting announcement. I am going to do a live workshop on highly sensitive children in a couple weeks. So we are just putting the final buttons on stuff and you can reserve your spot in this workshop starting on Monday, December 6th. We'll send you an email and I'll...

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Emotion Processing for Adults


00:00:00    Alyssa

You're listening to Voices of Your Village, this is episode 200! That's insane 200 episodes. Wow, thank you for being on this journey with us. In this episode we're chatting about emotion processing for adults. What does it look like for us to do this work? If you want more support in doing this work, I have a re-parenting class for you, where I guide you through through how to take what you're bringing from your childhood and your social programming, and really get to know it and build awareness and self regulation so that you can live with intention. Head on over to seedandsew.org and check out our classes jump on into our re-parenting class today....

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