Ep. 30 – Do’s and Don’ts of Helping an Anxious Child

Ep. 30 – Do’s and Don’ts of Helping an Anxious Child

What are the most important Do’s and Don’ts that you HAVE to remember when you want to help your anxious child? I’m glad that you asked – because I have a special episode for you today. This is a recording of a LIVE session that I did in my free Facebook group, in which I…

Ep. 23 – 5 Things You Shouldn’t Tell Your Anxious Child
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Ep. 23 – 5 Things You Shouldn’t Tell Your Anxious Child

Dealing with anxiety isn’t a walk in the park. Helping your child deal with his or her anxiety can be even harder. But it’s one of your jobs as a parent. In this episode, I’ll walk you through 5 things that parents tend to tell their anxious children that should really, really refrain from using….

Ep. 22 – Helping a Child Socialize (Dear Apparently Parent #3)

Ep. 22 – Helping a Child Socialize (Dear Apparently Parent #3)

In this episode of The Apparently Parent Podcast, I’m sharing with you my answer to a question of one mom on my free Facebook Group. She asks about her daughter who finds it hard to join social games with her friends unless she was invited by the group. By listening to this episode you’ll learn how…

Ep. 21 – When Your Mind is Hijacked

Ep. 21 – When Your Mind is Hijacked

How many times have you caught yourself in the middle of yelling at your kid, suddenly thinking “who am I?? why am I acting like that?” Be honest: I’m sure it happened more than once. It happens to everybody. But why? Why does it happen? You have all the right intentions, you want to be…

Ep. 11 – How to Do the Death Talk

Ep. 11 – How to Do the Death Talk

Death is one of the two things parents hate to talk about with kids (guess what’s the other one…) But Death is part of life, and just as you can’t avoid it, you shouldn’t avoid talking about it. In this episode, I discuss why it’s so hard for us parents to talk about death with…

Dear Apparently Parent #1 – I Can’t Stop Worrying About My Baby Daughter

Dear Apparently Parent #1 – I Can’t Stop Worrying About My Baby Daughter

Dear Apparently Parent! Welcome to the Q&A sessions of The Apparently Parent Podcast! In these sessions, I’m answering questions that were submitted by listeners just like you. Want to submit your own questions? Click here and fill the form. The question in this episode was sent to me anonymously by a mother who wrote: After…

Ep. 04 – On Being a Supportive Parent
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Ep. 04 – On Being a Supportive Parent

How to Support Your Child Through Anxiety Seeing our children afraid and hurt is never easy. When we brought them into this world we committed to making their journey in life as smooth as possible. But life is never 100% smooth and facing pain, fears, and sadness is always part of what our children have…

This Story Will Make Your Child Feel Better

This Story Will Make Your Child Feel Better

A couple of years ago my wife went on a business trip to London. Our boy was 3 years old, and still an only child. While it was not the first time she went on such a trip, it was different because he was already old enough to understand what was going on and express…

5 Things You Should Never Say to Your Stressed Child

5 Things You Should Never Say to Your Stressed Child

I live in a troubled country. Without delving into politics and history, suffice it to say that my country is stuck in a long-lasting conflict which I wish we could resolve already. One of the symptoms of this conflict is that every now and then we are attacked by rockets. Some areas have it really…

Staying Calm During Temper Tantrums

Staying Calm During Temper Tantrums

Temper Tantrums. Is there a scarier word for parents? Think of how it sounds – TANTRUUUUUUUM! You can really feel why it’s so scary, right? Your child is all over the place. He’s screaming his lungs out. She’s throwing herself on the floor. They act like the complete opposite of the cute, lovely child you…