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Respectful Parenting IRL: Changing Your Perspective

 

00:00:04    Destini

"Literally our only job to keep them off the bench. The only thing we have to do, the only requirement is practice. That's it."

 

00:00:14    Destini

"Even though I am very intentional about, not projecting that. It still comes up." 

 

00:00:25    Destini

"Something's up and we're going to have to, we would be better trying to work that out in practice, then trying to do it right now." 

 

00:00:35    Destini

"Slowly going down that emotional ladder with her. She was slowly coming down. But in my mind, I was like, I'm tired as hell." 

 

00:00:44    Destini

"We want to be...

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Respectful Parenting IRL: Parenting a Child with Down Syndrome



00:00:03    Nao

"You know, it's a parent's natural instinct to want to talk to them. Like, what's wrong, what's wrong talk to us?" 

 

00:00:14    Nao

"I think it's important for me to remember to have that same expectation of communication for myself towards the kids too." 

 

00:00:25    Nao

"You know, the internet and social media. There's just so much information.  coming in." 

 

00:00:34    Nao

"We want to teach her that she can't just physically express her frustration."

 

00:00:42    Nao

"That translates to love for others as s well  her confidence in herself and her love for herself."

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Respectful Parenting IRL: Parenting with Disabilities

 

00:00:04    Jessica

"Like as soon as our adrenaline is activated or cortisol spikes. It's really hard to be a respectful parent." 

 

00:00:16    Jessica

"And I think I've been because I have to spend so much time resting. I've like been training for this my whole life." 

 

00:00:26    Jessica

"Verbal redirection is not all that effective when they're flooded." 

 

00:00:33    Jessica

"And his sensory needs became more than just touching me. Then it became much harder." 

 

00:00:42    Jessica

"And I guess it's giving myself enough compassion to believe that that is louder deep in him than the...

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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: Allowing Imperfection

 

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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