WISE Parenting Podcast

WISE Parenting Podcast

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All parents want their kids to grow up being their best selves, and Dr. Solomon is here to help. With a lifetime spent dedicated to helping families parent successfully, there are no problems she can’t help you solve. Navigate the maze of contradictory online information and come out on top feeling more at ease and in control of your parenting than ever before with The Wise Parenting Podcast, a podcast for all your parenting needs.


039: How To Respond When Your Young Children Fight
Jun 2 • 28 min
Do you feel like you’re constantly breaking up fights between your young children? Are you exhausted by how much refereeing you have to do in a day? And, would you like to know how to respond to all that bickering for the best long -term results? Dr…
038: What Will Influence Your Children Becoming Friends?
May 11 • 32 min
Are you friends with your brother or sister? Do you hope your children will become good friends as they grow up? And, do you wonder what influences whether or not they will become friends? Dr Solomon draws from her 40+ years experience as a professor of…
037: Take-Home Messages About Parenting In Uncertain Times - How To Parent In Uncertain Times Part 6
Apr 27 • 30 min
Do you worry about how your child will come out of this pandemic? Are you concerned about what your relationship will look like in a month or two? And, have you thought about which parenting decisions may have the largest impact in the long run for your…
036: Will Your Relationship Take A Hit During Self Isolation? How To Parent In Uncertain Times Part 5
Apr 14 • 24 min
Has self-isolation taken hold of your relationship? Are you bickering more, is tension increasing? And, do you feel at a loss for where to start if you want things to change? Dr Solomon draws from her 40+ years experience as a professor of child and…
035 - How To Talk To Your Child About Covid-19 At Different Ages and Stages - How To Parent In Uncertain Times Part 4
Apr 6 • 23 min
How should you explain what is going on in the world today to your child? How do you know if you’re over explaining or under explaining a complicated situation? And, do you wonder if some of your explanations could actually make your child feel worse? Dr…
034: How To Help Your Child Develop Coping and Recovery Skills - Parenting In Uncertain Times Part 3
Mar 30 • 28 min
How do you view your role as a parent? Do you feel that one of your many roles is to keep your child happy? And, when times get tough, is it ok for happiness to take a back seat? Dr Solomon draws from her 40+ years experience as a professor of child and…
033: Why Your Child May Be Acting Out More - How To Parent In Uncertain Times Pt. 2
Mar 25 • 23 min
With all the recent school closures, social distancing and changes to our daily routines, do you notice your child getting more upset? Is your child acting out more than usual? And, do you wonder if an increase in negative behaviour is normal, given…
032: Do You Feel You’ve Lost Control With Covid 19? - How To Parent In Uncertain Times Pt. 1
Mar 23 • 11 min
Over the last couple of weeks, do you feel your life has been turned upside down? Do you feel you’ve lost control now that Covid 19 is a global pandemic? And, does this make you feel less clear, less at ease and less confident about how to parent during…
031: A Conversation About Parenting Styles
Mar 16 • 18 min
Have you heard of authoritarian and permissive parenting? Do you think you know which form of parenting best describes you? And, have you heard of parenting styles, but are unsure how knowing more about the topic may benefit you as a parent? Dr Solomon…
030: Do You Struggle With How Best To Parent?
Mar 9 • 20 min
Do you enter your parenting questions into Google? Are you unsure of which parenting advice to trust? And, do you second-guess your parenting decisions? Dr Solomon draws from her 40+ years experience as a professor of child and family psychology at the…
029: What Parenting Information Should You Believe And Apply and What Should You Reject?
Mar 2 • 17 min
Do you apply information you’ve found online to help you get through some challenging parenting moments? Have you noticed that some parents will site one or a handful of scientific articles to prove that their point is correct? And, do you know how…
028: Spanking and Toys at the Table - Q&A Series Part 2
Feb 24 • 15 min
Do you have questions about spanking your child? Do you allow your young child to bring a book or a small toy to the table to play with while she eats? Do you discuss this topic with your significant other? Dr Solomon draws from her 40+ years experience…
027: A Conversation About Why Life With A 1 Year Old Is So Exhausting
Feb 17 • 22 min
Did you imagine life with a 1 year old to be calmer than it is? Are you surprised at how vigilant you need or needed to be only one year after welcoming your newborn? And, can you relate to how exhausting life with a 1 year old is, especially when…
026: A Conversation About Young Kids Eating At The Table
Feb 10 • 21 min
Is there a right way to show your young child how to sit politely at the table? How do you know when your child is ready to sit at the family table? And, should all families do everything they can to eat together at the end of the day, is that better than…
025: Baby’s Feeding Schedule and Toddler Hitting: Answering Your Questions Part 1
Feb 3 • 14 min
For parents listening who have a baby, do you find that your baby takes longer to feed than other babies you know? Do you wonder how long it will take your baby to get on a regular feeding schedule? And for parents with a toddler, do you question what the…
024: How Your Parenting Style Affects Your Child’s Academic Performance
Jan 27 • 17 min
Do you hope to raise a child who will enjoy going to school? Do you want your child to enjoy learning? And, do you expect your child to do his or her best at school? Dr Solomon draws from her 40+ years experience as a professor of child and family…
023: Answering Your Questions and Hesitations About Meeting Your Child’s Needs
Jan 20 • 18 min
Do you worry about spoiling your baby? Are you concerned that your young child will come to run you and the household? And, are you being careful to not be a permissive parent? Dr Solomon draws from her 40+ years experience as a professor of child and…
022: Emotional Availability and Why You Should Know About It
Jan 13 • 20 min
When your baby was born, did you find yourself sleeping with one eye open? Did you find yourself thinking that parenting a newborn was FAR more difficult than you had imagined? And, have you ever thought that there may be concrete reasons that you felt…
021: Why Parenting Is So Difficult
Jan 6 • 20 min
Do you feel that parenting is not exactly what you expected it to be? Have you looked online for parenting answers that have led you to believe that if you do A, you will get B? And, when looking for parenting answers, are you taking into account WHO your…
020: A Conversation About Plushies and Blankies
Dec 30, 2019 • 21 min
Does your toddler carry around a plushie or a blankie? Does your pre-schooler seem to need a plushie or blankie to fall asleep? And, do you wonder how long you should allow this behaviour continue? Dr Solomon draws from her 40+ years experience as a…
019: (Part 4/4) Crucial Stages Your Child Must Go Through - 3rd Stage
Dec 23, 2019 • 40 min
Is your 3-4 year old punishing herself and feeling guilty at times that surprise you? Is your preschooler getting into more trouble than she did as a toddler? And, do you feel you have a real Threenager on your hands who’s making your parenting job feel…
018: (Part 3/4) Crucial Stages Your Child Must Go Through - 2nd Stage
Dec 16, 2019 • 41 min
Do you feel like your toddler is out of control? Do you wonder how much you should let your toddler fight you? And, if your child is now a pre-schooler, can you relate to the term Threenager, meaning that your 3 year old is perhaps more challenging than…
017: (Part 2/4) Crucial Stages Your Child Must Go Through - 1st Stage
Dec 9, 2019 • 38 min
Have you ever wondered why your baby cries so much? Have you thought about whether or not there’s a ‘best way’ to respond to your baby in the first year? And, if you’re listening and you don’t have a baby at home, would it surprise you to hear that how…
016 (1/4): Crucial Stages Your Child Must Go Through - Overview
Dec 2, 2019 • 23 min
Many of us have heard of the No stage, but is there more to it than your toddler saying No to just about anything? What exactly are the stages that children go through as they grow and develop? And, how can knowing about developmental stages help you make…
015: How To Teach Young Children Good Table Manners.
Nov 25, 2019 • 39 min
Have you tried to teach your toddler how to sit and eat properly at the family table? Do you wonder how best to teach your young child good table manners? And, what should you focus on when eating out at a restaurant with young kids? Dr Solomon draws from…
014: A Conversation About Sharing
Nov 18, 2019 • 16 min
How do you react when your toddler doesn’t share well with friends? Which words do you use and what’s your tone like? And, when can you expect your young child to share as you would like to see it? Dr Solomon draws from her 40+ years experience as a…
013: What is Attachment? And, Why You Should Know More About It
Nov 11, 2019 • 44 min
Dr Solomon draws from her 40+ years experience as a professor of child and family psychology at the University level and decades of helping families work through their difficulties. The topics discussed here on the WISE Parenting Podcast always stem from…
012: Rewards Instead Of Punishments For Young Children
Nov 4, 2019 • 14 min
Do you wish your toddler or preschooler behaved better? Do you wish your toddler or preschooler would listen better? And, do you wonder what you could do to help him or her listen and behave better? Dr Solomon draws from her 40+ years experience as a…
011: Punishment for Young Children
Oct 31, 2019 • 18 min
Do you have a toddler or preschooler at home who often misbehaves? Do you wonder if and how you should start implementing a time-out rule? And, have you ever thought how today’s punishment may affect your child in 5-10 years? Dr Solomon draws from her 40+…
*Bonus* Temperament: How Your Child’s Inborn Characteristics Affect Your Child And Your Parenting
Oct 28, 2019 • 54 min
Do you ever wonder why your baby takes SO long to feed or needs absolute silence to sleep? Do you ask yourself why your toddler wants to sit on your lap for the first 20 minutes at a playgroup while other kids seem to jump right in? And, with all these…
010: How To Get Your Child To Share
Oct 28, 2019 • 27 min
Are you constantly reminding your toddler to share? Do you have to explain over and over again why it’s nice to share? Or, do you believe that teaching your young child to share will set them up poorly to face the real world in the future? Dr Solomon…
009: How Your Relationship Affects Your Child’s Development
Oct 21, 2019 • 24 min
Do you feel that your relationship has changed since the birth of your first child? Do you find yourself disagreeing more with your significant other than you did before kids? And, do you wonder if being at odds in your relationship will affect your…
008: (Part 3/3) Know Your Parenting Style - Authoritative Parenting
Oct 17, 2019 • 19 min
Do you find you are more lax as a parent than your friends? Or, are you more strict than most of your friends when it comes to how you’re raising your kids? And, are you interested in understanding the long term outcome to your parenting style? Dr Solomon…
007: (Part 2/3) Know Your Parenting Style - Permissive Parenting
Oct 14, 2019 • 11 min
Do you find yourself comparing how you parent to how your best friend parents? Do you find yourself stricter or more relaxed as a parent compared to your friends and family? And, do you wonder if one style is better than another? Dr Solomon draws from her…
006: (Part 1/3) Know Your Parenting Style - Authoritarian Parenting
Oct 10, 2019 • 16 min
Do you find you are stricter as a parent than your best friend is? Are you more relaxed than most of your friends when it comes to how you’re raising your kids? And, are you unsure about how you’re choosing to parent your children? Dr Solomon draws from…
005: How To Move Your Baby From A Crib To A Bed
Oct 7, 2019 • 11 min
Is your baby growing out of his or her crib? Do you wonder how best to help your child transition into a bed? And, in the long run, do your efforts to make it a smooth transition matter? Dr Solomon draws from her 40+ years experience as a professor of…
004: The Importance Of A Security Blanket Or Plushie
Oct 3, 2019 • 12 min
Does your toddler carry around a favourite teddy bear or blankie everywhere he or she goes? Do you wonder if it’s normal and ok that he or she does this? And, how important is it that you allow him or her to continue to drag this object around with them?…
003: Can Your Parenting Help Bring Out Your Child’s Intelligence?
Sep 30, 2019 • 11 min
Do you wonder how intelligence develops in your child? How much of your baby’s intelligence was she or he born with and how much of it is due to your parenting? And, does singing, talking and reading to your baby and young child really make a difference…
002: Why Your Two Year Old Hits, And What To Do About It.
Sep 21, 2019 • 16 min
Is your 18 month old starting to hit and bite? Do you find your two year old kicking more? And, do you want to know where and how you should draw the line for this type of behaviour? Dr Solomon draws from her 40+ years experience as a professor of child…
001: WISE Parenting - A Formula To Help You Feel More Confident In Your Parenting Choices
Sep 3, 2019 • 20 min
Do you wonder which parenting advice you can trust? With all the talk about positive parenting, gentle parenting, and peaceful parenting do you sometimes feel you want to shut it all out and just do your own thing? Have you found that some of the…
Attachment LECTURE Part 1
Sep 3, 2019 • 2 min
Part one of our ten part series on the importance of Attachment. All parents want their kids to grow up to be their best selves, and Dr. Solomon is here to help. In this Podcast, she sits down with her daughter, Alexandra (a mom of an active toddler) to…
Attachment LECTURE Part 2
Sep 3, 2019 • 8 min
Part two of our ten part series on the importance of attachment. All parents want their kids to grow up to be their best selves, and Dr. Solomon is here to help. In this Podcast, she sits down with her daughter, Alexandra (a mom of an active toddler) to…
Attachment LECTURE Part 3
Sep 3, 2019 • 5 min
This is part three of our ten part series about the importance of attachment. All parents want their kids to grow up to be their best selves, and Dr. Solomon is here to help. In this Podcast, she sits down with her daughter, Alexandra (a mom of an active…
Attachment LECTURE Part 4
Sep 3, 2019 • 5 min
This is part four of our ten part series about the importance of Attachment. All parents want their kids to grow up to be their best selves, and Dr. Solomon is here to help. In this Podcast, she sits down with her daughter, Alexandra (a mom of an active…
Attachment LECTURE Part 5
Sep 3, 2019 • 4 min
This is part five of our ten part series about the importance of attachment. All parents want their kids to grow up to be their best selves, and Dr. Solomon is here to help. In this Podcast, she sits down with her daughter, Alexandra (a mom of an active…
Attachment LECTURE Part 6
Sep 3, 2019 • 3 min
This is part six of our ten part seminar on the importance of attachment. All parents want their kids to grow up to be their best selves, and Dr. Solomon is here to help. In this Podcast, she sits down with her daughter, Alexandra (a mom of an active…
Attachment LECTURE Part 7
Sep 3, 2019 • 4 min
Part seven of our ten part series on attachment. All parents want their kids to grow up to be their best selves, and Dr. Solomon is here to help. In this Podcast, she sits down with her daughter, Alexandra (a mom of an active toddler) to discuss answers…
Attachment LECTURE Part 8
Sep 3, 2019 • 5 min
This is part eight of our ten part series on attachment. All parents want their kids to grow up to be their best selves, and Dr. Solomon is here to help. In this Podcast, she sits down with her daughter, Alexandra (a mom of an active toddler) to discuss…
Attachment LECTURE Part 9
Sep 3, 2019 • 6 min
This is part nine of our ten part series on attachment. All parents want their kids to grow up to be their best selves, and Dr. Solomon is here to help. In this Podcast, she sits down with her daughter, Alexandra (a mom of an active toddler) to discuss…
Attachment LECTURE Part 10
Sep 3, 2019 • 2 min
This is the final episode of our ten part series on the importance of attachment. All parents want their kids to grow up to be their best selves, and Dr. Solomon is here to help. In this Podcast, she sits down with her daughter, Alexandra (a mom of an…