Entries by Jason Silverman

How to talk to Kids About the Gift of Failure with Jessica Lahey

This podcast will focus on the importance of allowing children to fail. Discover why, during the school-age and teen years, it is vital for parents and educators to allow young people to experience the disappointment, frustration and struggle that occurs when they are challenged by life’s problems. Find out how failure and learning to bounce back and ultimately succeed, put children on the path to growing up and becoming successful, resilient and self-reliant adults.

How to Talk to Kids about Big Feelings & Calming Down Strategies Featuring Dr. Lynne Kenney

As a parent or a teacher, you might have experienced moments where children experience overwhelming feelings such as anger, anxiety or agitation leading to fitful moments, tantrums and melt-downs. Today we are talking with Dr. Lynne Kenney about how to help children get calm on the spot and develop better tools and strategies for coping with BIG feelings.

How to Talk to Kids about Boyworld, Girlworld, Bullying & Cultures of Dignity Featuring Rosalind Wiseman

Special Guest: Rosalind Wiseman
This podcast provides:

Information on boyworld vs girlworld: The cultural messages and the challenges that girls vs boys are coping with in today’s society
A step-by-step plan of what to do when your child is involved with a mistake, problem or bullying issue with another child. “Just because it’s common, doesn’t make it right.”
A step-by-step plan of how to approach the other parent if your child is on the receiving end of bullying or social aggression
The difference between bullying, drama and conflict
The script for how to talk to kids about dignity, respect, conflict and relationships