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  • Challenging Moments With Kids: How To Keep Your Cool (with Psychotherapist Tasha Lansbury)
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    In this episode: Janet and her guest Tasha Lansbury, LICSW, consider the role of self-care and mindfulness as elements of easier, happier, more successful parenting. Tasha has been in private practice for over 3 decades and describes herself as “an enthusiastic psychotherapist and wide-eyed mother.” She believes mindfulness is a parenting essential and offers some simple tools to handle common stressful situations. For more advice on common infant/toddler parenting issues, please check out Janet's books at Amazon and Audible (https://adbl.co/2OBVztZ). Also available for download, her audio series "Sessions" -- recorded consultations with parents discussing their most immediate and pressing...

  • Choosing Your Battles with a Controlling Child
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    In this episode: A mom is struggling with her 3.5 year old’s “controlling and oppositional behavior.” She’s trying to find reasonable boundaries to avoid big confrontations over minor issues when her daughter insists on calling the shots. For more advice on common infant/toddler parenting issues, please check out Janet's books at Amazon and Audible (https://adbl.co/2OBVztZ). Also available for download, her audio series "Sessions" -- recorded consultations with parents discussing their most immediate and pressing concerns (SessionsAudio.com).

  • When A Toddler Rejects One Parent
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    In this episode: Janet responds to a note from a mom who says her toddler is actively rejecting her husband's company and attentions, a situation which is hurtful to them both. For more advice on common infant/toddler parenting issues, please check out Janet's books at Amazon and Audible (adbl.co/2OBVztZ). Also available for download, her audio series "Sessions" -- recorded consultations with parents discussing their most immediate and pressing concerns (SessionsAudio.com).

  • Coping With Your Child's Possessiveness
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    In this episode: Janet discusses a toddler's unreasonable impulse to protect his territory and possessions from his baby brother. She also offers advice for handling “mine” and other contentious behavior between siblings and peers. For more on common parenting issues, please check out this new audio resource -- "Sessions" -- my recorded consultations with parents: SessionsAudio.com

  • When We're Outnumbered! (Managing Sibling Conflicts)
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    In this episode: Janet addresses a parent's concerns about feeling “way over my limits with anger and frustration” when dealing with her children’s intense and noisy battles. For more advice on common infant/toddler parenting issues, please check out Janet's books at Amazon and Audible (adbl.co/2OBVztZ). Also available for download, her audio series "Sessions" -- recorded consultations with parents discussing their most immediate and pressing concerns (SessionsAudio.com).

  • How To Stop Sitting Your Baby Up (It's Not Too Late)
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    In this episode: A concerned mom realizes she's been interfering in her baby's gross motor development by restricting movement and wonders if there are steps she can take to help get her baby get back on track. For more advice on common infant/toddler parenting issues, please check out Janet's books at Amazon and Audible (adbl.co/2OBVztZ). Also available for download, her audio series "Sessions" -- recorded consultations with parents discussing their most immediate and pressing concerns (SessionsAudio.com).

  • What To Expect From Your Older Child When You're Expecting (And Thoughts About Classes For Toddlers)
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    In this episode: Janet answers a letter from an expecting mother whose 2.5 year old daughter has become wantonly defiant, especially during various extracurricular classes, and her antics are leading to some potentially dangerous situations. This mom feels like she’s being baited and wants the testing to stop. For more advice on common infant/toddler parenting issues, please check out Janet's books at Amazon and Audible (adbl.co/2OBVztZ). Also available for download, her audio series "Sessions" -- recorded consultations with parents discussing their most immediate and pressing concerns (SessionsAudio.com).

  • When Toddlers Take Toys
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    In this episode: Janet responds to a question from a mom whose 15-month-old is constantly taking toys from his peers on the playground. She describes him as “very physical and stronger and taller than most of the other kids.” She’s tried many approaches to moderate his behavior, but none of them have worked. She’s looking for some new strategies. (Here's the article that Janet and the parent refer to in the podcast: http://www.janetlansbury.com/2011/02/what-to-do-about-a-toddler-toy-taker/) For more on common parenting issues, please check out this new audio resource -- "Sessions" -- my recorded consultations with parents: http://sites.fastspring.com/jlmlpress/product/sessions

  • Setting Limits That Make Mealtimes Enjoyable
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    In this episode: A mother writes that she and her husband are frustrated that they can’t share a peaceful meal with their toddler. They’ve tried a number of different set-ups, but their son ends up throwing tantrums and food. “I don’t enjoy meals,” this mom says, and she’s looking for a new approach. For more advice on common infant/toddler parenting issues, please check out Janet's books at Amazon and Audible (https://adbl.co/2OBVztZ). Also available for download, her audio series "Sessions" -- recorded consultations with parents discussing their most immediate and pressing concerns (SessionsAudio.com).

  • Helping Kids Through Their Gloomy Moods
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    In this episode: Janet responds to questions from two different parents concerned about their children's apparent sadness, grumpiness, negativity and, in one case, clingy behavior. She offers an alternative to a parent's wish to "flip a switch" to brighten her child's mood. For more audio on common parenting issues, please check out this new resource -- "Sessions" -- my recorded consultations with parents: http://sites.fastspring.com/jlmlpress/product/sessions)

  • Managing the Conflicting Demands of Siblings
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    In this episode: A mother of three young boys is struggling to deal with their demands and the conflicts between them. If she accommodates one boy’s wishes, the other two react with jealousy and fighting. She’s wondering how to cope with her situation when “everything feels like a compromise.” For more advice on common infant/toddler parenting issues, please check out Janet's books at Amazon and Audible (https://adbl.co/2OBVztZ). Also available for download, her audio series "Sessions" -- recorded consultations with parents discussing their most immediate and pressing concerns (SessionsAudio.com).

  • Stressed by a Child's Relentless Demands for Attention
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    18:11
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    In this episode: A frustrated mom who describes herself as “desperate for help” seeks advice about her persistent, high-energy 2.5-year-old, who dominates her and her husband's time and energy with relentless demands to be the focus of their universe -- all day, every day. For more advice on common infant/toddler parenting issues, please check out Janet's books at Amazon and Audible (https://adbl.co/2OBVztZ). Also available for download, her audio series "Sessions" -- recorded consultations with parents discussing their most immediate and pressing concerns (SessionsAudio.com).

  • What To Do About Your Screeching Child
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    In this episode: A mom writes that her toddler’s constant screeching is “driving me crazy!” and is hoping Janet has some advice before she loses her mind. For more on toddler parenting issues, please check out Janet's new audio series SESSIONS, her recorded consultations with parents: SessionsAudio.com

  • When We're Stuck in a Pattern of Frustration, Impatience and Anger
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    17:46
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    In this episode: A mother laments the close relationship she used to enjoy with her daughter before having another child. Lately, her daughter has been testing limits, and she has found herself losing both her patience and her temper. “I really don’t want to continue this way with my daughter.” She’s wondering if Janet has any advice how she can remain calm and confident when her daughter seems intent on pushing her buttons. For more advice on common infant/toddler parenting issues, please check out Janet's books at Amazon and Audible (https://adbl.co/2OBVztZ). Also available for download, her audio series "Sessions" -- recorded...

  • Am I Giving My Baby Enough Attention?
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    15:44
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    In this episode: Janet offers advice to a mother of nine month old twins. The boy is physically active and social and seeks her engagement. The girl is content to play independently without much interaction or feedback, and the mom is worried that she may not be giving her enough attention. For more advice on common infant/toddler parenting issues, please check out Janet's books at Amazon and Audible (adbl.co/2OBVztZ). Also available for download, her audio series "Sessions" -- recorded consultations with parents discussing their most immediate and pressing concerns (SessionsAudio.com).

  • Should We Referee Toy Conflicts?
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    In this episode: The parent of a 22-month-old seeks some clarification for toy-taking situations when her boy is in a public space -- if or when to intervene, and wondering if it’s better to weather the judgmental stares of other parents in favor of her son’s social development. For more on toddler conflicts and other common parenting issues, please check out this new audio resource -- "Sessions" -- my recorded consultations with parents: http://sites.fastspring.com/jlmlpress/product/sessions

  • Mothering Boys - Secrets to Understanding Our Sons (with Best-Selling Author Maggie Dent)
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    In this episode: Janet speaks with author Maggie Dent about her newest book “Mothering Our Boys” in which she focuses on the common misconceptions we hold about boys and how these perceptions can negatively inform our attitudes and expectations. Maggie is a prolific parenting author and educator who advocates for a healthy, common sense approach to parenting. She is a passionate, positive voice for children of all ages, and her wisdom is an invaluable resource for parents, teachers, early educators and anyone seeking to improve their lives and relationships. For more advice on common parenting issues, please check out Janet's best-selling...

  • Help With A Toddler Who Bites
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    In this episode: A parent writes to Janet about her two year old’s habit of biting her playmates when she’s frustrated or angry. The parent has been employing a respectful approach to these situations, which has helped somewhat, but it hasn't completely alleviated the issue. For more on common parenting issues, please check out this new audio resource -- "Sessions" -- my recorded consultations with parents: SessionsAudio.com

  • Motivating Your Child
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    In this episode: Janet responds to a mother who describes her husband and herself as “very healthy, active people.” They have been trying to encourage their almost 5-year-old to pursue physical activities by providing lessons and classes but are frustrated because he loses interest. They are wondering whether to push their agenda or just let it go. For more advice on common parenting issues, please check out Janet's best-selling books on audio at Audible (https://adbl.co/2OBVztZ). Her exclusive audio series "Sessions" is also available for download. This is a collection of recorded one-on-one consultations with parents discussing their most...

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