The Science of Parenting

The Science of Parenting

Dealing with toddler meltdowns or an angsty teen who doesn’t want to talk? Our parenting pros from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach provide real-life solutions based on the latest scientific research. Find the series on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or your favorite podcast app and subscribe today. Send us an email: parenting@iastate.edu. Find us on Facebook or Twitter: @scienceofparent. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. For the full non-discrimination statement or accommodation inquiries, go to www.extension.iastate.edu/diversity/ext.

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March 5, 2020 2 min

Welcome to The Science of Parenting podcast, connecting you with research-based information that fits your family. Join us each week as we explore parenting decisions and the realities of raising a family.
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Have parenting questions? Our Human Sciences experts—­moms with kids from babies to young adults—are here to help with all your parenting needs.

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March 18, 2020 31 min

Things may feel a little surreal right now with COVID-19, but our parenting pros help us navigate our current reality by keeping us rooted in trustworthy information.

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March 19, 2020 23 min

The balancing act of parenting isn’t always easy. Our pros dig into the latest research and current realities facing today’s families.

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In the midst of COVID-19, lots of big milestone events are getting cancelled. Did you know many of these events could meet the research definition of a ritual? Listen to our Science of Parenting hosts discuss the impact of missing out on the big moments and how to talk to your kids about it.

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Use our stop, breathe, talk approach to help your kids (and yourself) keep emotions in check.

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April 2, 2020 35 min

Help kids gain self-awareness and minimize emotional outbursts with our favorite technique to keep stressful situations in check.

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April 9, 2020 38 min

Are you tapped into your kids’ feelings or wanting to always be in charge? Our experts dish on a few parenting types.

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April 14, 2020 21 min
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April 16, 2020 38 min

Do you know what is contributing to your child's meltdowns? Learn tips and tricks on how to anticipate and prevent some of the stress!

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April 23, 2020 45 min

Fill your parenting toolbox with techniques for when emotions are high to help move kids from meltdown to calm down.

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April 30, 2020 41 min

What does it take to get cooperation from our kids? We discussed this and more LIVE!

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May 7, 2020 28 min

Have a plan to manage your emotions using the 4As of communication: accept, acknowledge, apologize, adjust.

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May 14, 2020 23 min

Criticism can get the best of us as parents (and people). Learn to trust yourself as the expert of your own family.

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May 21, 2020 27 min

Celebrate the journey of parenting by focusing on the good stuff. Embrace your child’s unique personality and his or her evolution as a person.

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May 28, 2020 41 min

We went live on Facebook where we discussed the first season of The Science of Parenting podcast, parenting foundations, and what we have learned!


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Being a parent is just one "hat" you wear - you are still a person with your own needs. See what the research says about different ways we can practice self-care.

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Talking with children about race and racial bias can be challenging. Learn strategies and tips to navigate these difficult conversations.

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June 18, 2020 34 min

Flip the switch on stress by learning how to gain resiliency. Learn how to pull stress apart—it might be as easy as switching to paper plates.

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June 25, 2020 28 min

Do you know your strengths as a parent? Check out our 12 characteristics to discover your parenting strengths, then learn how to make a plan for utilizing them.

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