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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.

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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New York, NY

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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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@mightymommy

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English

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Episodes

9 ways to reduce bedtime conflicts

9/26/2022
Don’t you just love that time of evening when you’re counting down the minutes until your “adult time” starts? You’re wiped out from the day and so is your child. Maybe teeth got brushed, maybe someone was wrangled into pajamas, maybe the lights are even out—and yet, bedtime seems to drag on and on. And on. Dr. Nanka Coor offers tips for troubleshooting your kiddo’s pesky bedtime shenanigans. Project Parenthood is hosted by Dr. Nanika Coor. A transcript is available at Simplecast. Have a...

Duration:00:17:34

How to manage your anger and frustration as a parent

9/18/2022
No matter how chill you or your child is, at some point you’re going to get very angry about something your child has said or done. Dr. Nanika Coor explains how to manage everyday anger as a parent and how to know if your anger has become problematic. Project Parenthood is hosted by Dr. Nanika Coor. A transcript is available at Simplecast. Have a parenting question? Email Dr. Coor at parenthood@quickanddirtytips.com or leave a voicemail at 646-926-3243. Find Project Parenthood on Facebook...

Duration:00:10:14

How to assert your own needs with your child

9/11/2022
Do you suppress your own needs to avoid challenging interactions with your children? Dr. Nanika Coor explains how to give your needs some air time in your relationship with your child. Project Parenthood is hosted by Dr. Nanika Coor. A transcript is available at Simplecast. Have a parenting question? Email Dr. Coor at parenthood@quickanddirtytips.com or leave a voicemail at 646-926-3243. Find Project Parenthood on Facebook and Twitter, or subscribe to the Quick and Dirty Tips newsletter...

Duration:00:11:09

How to make life with a 7-year-old easier

9/5/2022
Just when you thought you got age six under your belt—your child is turning seven! What can a caregiver expect from a child this age? Is there anything important to keep in mind as a child is making their way from age seven to age eight? In this episode, Dr. Nanika Coor offers a window into the mind and behavior of a newly minted seven-year-old. Project Parenthood is hosted by Dr. Nanika Coor. A transcript is available at Simplecast. Have a parenting question? Email Dr. Coor at...

Duration:00:17:47

What's it like in the Pixar writers' room?

8/29/2022
We're taking a week off from parent and child relationships, but in the meantime, we wanted to share an incredible episode of a podcast we love, Curious State. Curious State is all about uncovering unexpected answers to un-Googleable questions. This episode asks the question, "What's it like in the Pixar writers' room?" If you or your child is obsessed with Pixar movies, you're going to love this episode! And if you do, subscribe to Curious State wherever you listen to Project...

Duration:00:25:04

Sexual health: what kids need to know when with Justine Fonte

8/22/2022
It can be difficult to know how to talk to kids about the proverbial birds and bees. Where do you start? How much do you tell them? What do they need to know? In this episode, Dr. Nanika Coor talks with health educator Justine Fonte to get some answers. Project Parenthood is hosted by Dr. Nanika Coor. A transcript is available at Simplecast. Find Justine Fonte at justinefonte.com, Twitter, or Instagram. Have a parenting question? Email Dr. Coor at parenthood@quickanddirtytips.com or leave...

Duration:00:29:58

7 ways to feel more confident as a parent

8/14/2022
Striving for perfection as a parent means you’re constantly falling short of your own expectations. That often comes with harsh self-criticism, overwhelm, and sometimes even hopelessness or helplessness. It’s that much harder to be the parent you want to be when you’re feeling very bad about yourself. In this episode, Dr. Nanika Coor offers ideas for boosting your confidence as a parent. Project Parenthood is hosted by Dr. Nanika Coor. A transcript is available at Simplecast. Have a...

Duration:00:12:10

How to help your anxious child

8/8/2022
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. Project Parenthood is hosted by Dr. Nanika Coor. A transcript is available at Simplecast. Find Project Parenthood...

Duration:00:18:49

How To Live with Fighting (Little) Siblings

8/1/2022
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.

Duration:00:17:13

How to stop over-identifying with your child

7/25/2022
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 life and giving your child the space to pursue their own life...

Duration:00:16:27

Tips for tending touchy teens

7/18/2022
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. Project Parenthood is hosted by Dr. Nanika Coor. A transcript is available at Simplecast. Find Project Parenthood on Facebook and...

Duration:00:14:11

How to diversify your child's bookshelf with Sailaja Joshi

7/11/2022
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. Project Parenthood is hosted by Dr. Nanika Coor. A transcript is available at Simplecast. Find Mango and Marigold...

Duration:00:23:17

Creating equitable schools with Dr. Decoteau J. Irby

7/4/2022
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. Project Parenthood is hosted by Dr. Nanika Coor. A transcript is available at Simplecast. Connect with Dr....

Duration:00:29:57

5 Ways To Encourage a Self-Directed Summer

6/26/2022
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. Most are required to go to a formal school setting whether...

Duration:00:15:05

6 ways to be a gender-affirming parent

6/20/2022
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. Project Parenthood is hosted by Dr. Nanika Coor. A transcript and additional resources are...

Duration:00:15:24

How to appreciate—but not appropriate—Juneteenth with your family

6/12/2022
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. Project Parenthood is hosted by Dr. Nanika Coor. A transcript is available at Simplecast. Find...

Duration:00:13:58

What to do if your child has an extreme need for control and autonomy

6/5/2022
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. Project Parenthood is hosted by Dr. Nanika Coor. A transcript and links to sources are available at Simplecast. Find Project...

Duration:00:16:00

How to cope when your parenting partner has a chronic illness

5/29/2022
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. Project Parenthood is hosted by Dr. Nanika Coor. A transcript and sources are available at Simplecast. Find Project Parenthood on Facebook and Twitter, or...

Duration:00:11:43

How to help your child learn good manners

5/23/2022
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. Project Parenthood is hosted by Dr. Nanika Coor. A transcript is available at Simplecast. Find Project Parenthood on Facebook and Twitter, or subscribe to the Quick...

Duration:00:11:42

Imaginary Guns & Pretend Killing—Allow or Forbid?

5/15/2022
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. Project Parenthood is hosted by Dr. Nanika Coor. A transcript and additional resources are available at Simplecast. Find Project Parenthood on Facebook and Twitter, or subscribe to the Quick and Dirty Tips...

Duration:00:13:52