Project Parenthood

Project Parenthood

Stressed-out parent? Need a little help? Project Parenthood is your weekly guide to raising your kids with empathy while taking care of yourself, too. Host Dr. Nanika Coor is a clinical psychologist and respectful parenting advocate. She'll help you get a handle on toddler emotions, discipline your teens without punishment, and create more peace and collaboration in your home--all in just ten minutes a week.

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August 8, 2022 16 min

Do you have a child who seems to worry about everything? Is your kid the type who’s afraid to try new things, convinced that it’s impossible for them to get through it? Are you wanting so much to help your anxious kiddo but you don’t know where to begin? Dr. Nanika Coor offers ideas for how to understand your child’s anxiety and how to help them live a less worried way of life.

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Siblings under the age of 7 can get into conflicts just like older siblings can, but it can feel more challenging to help them through squabbles when one or more of the siblings you’re raising is too young to use language to talk things through! Dr. Nanika Coor offers ideas for how to keep the relative peace in your home when you’re living with fighting little siblings. 

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Sometimes your love for your child becomes so all-consuming that you lose yourself in parenting them. You lose sight of your own life and your own feelings, and you become increasingly involved in your child’s life—even taking on their feelings. In an effort to be a good parent, you find yourself profoundly preoccupied with and attached to your child’s happiness. In this episode, Dr. Nanika Coor offers ideas for pursuing your own l...

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July 18, 2022 14 min

They’re here—the teen years. The old close relationship you once had might now feel bumpy, and you’re not feeling as confident as a parent as you once did. You’re overwhelmed sometimes at how critical, sullen, or withdrawn your teen can sometimes be. Dr. Nanika Coor offers ideas for hanging on to your sanity when dealing with the ups and downs of raising teens. 

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Does your child’s bookshelf have many books featuring communities, identities, and abilities outside of their own? Do you know what kind of messaging to look out for when choosing books for kids? Dr. Nanika Coor interviews Sailaja Joshi, founder of a publishing house that focuses on South Asian stories, about the importance of diversity and inclusion in children’s literature. 

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As schools become increasingly diverse, the challenge to meet the needs of youth across different sociopolitical contexts becomes that much more challenging. Dr. Nanika Coor talks with Dr. Decoteau J. Irby about creating racially and culturally equitable schools and what everyday parents can do to contribute to this cause.

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School’s out for the summer - now what? 

Many parents will have signed their kids up for numerous camps and enrichment experiences by now, making sure that they won’t have to hear the dreaded “I’m bored!” refrain repeated endlessly. That makes sense since kids are often passive receivers - of entertainment that both their technology and many toys that are made for children provide. They are also often passive recipients of education...

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As a parent, what should you do when your child doesn’t conform to society’s gender binary of “boy” and “girl,” or their gender doesn’t match their assigned sex? How do you adapt to who your child is telling you that they are, rather than force your child to adapt to rigid societal norms? Dr. Nanika Coor offers suggestions for understanding and supporting your transgender or gender-diverse child.

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Juneteenth is a time to commemorate the end of the legal practice of the enslavement of African Americans in the United States. It’s also a time to reflect upon the perseverance, resilience, and collective strength of African Americans in the face of the ongoing struggle for equity and true freedom. Dr. Nanika Coor offers suggestions for observing Juneteenth—a pivotal moment in American history. 

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Every child will resist or defy parental demands and requests from time to time. But when a child goes to extreme lengths to avoid any demand or expectation—even those they have of themselves—parents can be left feeling frustrated and overwhelmed. Dr. Nanika Coor offers suggestions for coping with life with a child who struggles with Pathological Demand Avoidance. 

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Parenting is hard on a regular day, but when your partner is often struggling with symptoms of a chronic illness, parenting can also feel overwhelming and lonely. Dr. Nanika Coor offers suggestions for coping with the unique challenges of parenting children while also trying to support your partner and make time to care for yourself. 

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Feel like cringing every time you witness another adult waiting in awkward silence for your child to say “Please” or “Thank you”—and it doesn’t happen? Dr. Nanika Coor explains how to handle these unsettling situations and how to help your child develop the ability to use appropriate social behavior at the appropriate times.

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Worried about how to respond to your child’s war, weapon, and violent play? Should you ban it completely? Can play aggression turn into real aggression? Dr. Nanika Coor explains how to better understand your child’s need for aggressive play and how to help kids keep it safe and fun.

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Tired of the frustration and angst that can come with raising siblings who are often at each other’s throats? Dr. Nanika Coor explains how to de-escalate sibling conflict and increase sibling collaboration. 

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Getting separated or divorced is stressful enough in itself, but telling the kids about it is a whole other stress ball of wax! Dr. Nanika Coor offers suggestions for communicating this difficult information to your children.

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Did you know that understanding the natural sensations of your body can help you understand and regulate your emotions in times of conflict or stress? The same goes for helping to regulate your child's emotions, too. Dr. Nanika Coor interviews Karen Daley, LMFT about how the body-mind connection can help parents understand themselves and their children more deeply.

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April 17, 2022 14 min

This week, we're sharing an episode from Curious State, a brand new podcast from Quick and Dirty Tips. It's all about discovering the unexpected gems of knowledge that exist all around us. This episode features bestselling author and therapist Lori Gottlieb to help answer the question, Can we overcome our childhoods?

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Want to foster more trust and cooperation with your child or co-parent? Feeling like you’re getting a lot of pushback when you try to tell your family what you need? Dr. Nanika Coor explains how you can improve mutual understanding and collaboration with your family by using Nonviolent Communication.

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Accurately understanding what your child thinks, from their point of view, means putting yourself in their shoes and looking at the world through their eyes. Dr. Nanika Coor explains how the skill of active listening, when practiced, can bolster your child’s well being and deepen the bond between you.

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When your child is extremely distressed, do they act in ways that are threatening or aggressive? In this episode, Dr. Coor explains aspects of the Low Arousal Approach that can help parents use non-confrontational strategies for managing your child's behavior during a meltdown.

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