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Parenting Understood
Parenting Understood
Erin O'Connor and Michelle Tangeman

Parenting Understood is a podcast aimed at helping parents become more confident and relaxed in their parenting. We explore the current research... more

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Ep. 112 - Raising Good Humans with Dr. Aliza Pressman

In this episode we speak with Dr. Aliza Pressman about her new book, The Five Principles of Parenting: Your Essential... more

06 Dec 2023 · 32 minutes
Ep. 33 [Revisited] - Finding your “Unicorn Space” with Eve Rodsky

As we head into the holiday season, we are re-airing our interview with Eve Rodsky, a mom of 3, an... more

29 Nov 2023 · 31 minutes
Ep. 111 - Childhood anxiety: the whats, whys and hows

In this episode, we have a slightly different format, as we bring my class to the podcast. Michelle guest lectures... more

22 Nov 2023 · 39 minutes
Ep. 110 - How is a toy made: A conversation with the product development team at Fisher Price

In this episode, we are thrilled to be joined by members of the Fisher Price development team. We discuss the... more

15 Nov 2023 · 32 minutes
Ep. 109 - When recess is used as punishment: A follow up

In this episode, we follow up from episode 106 where we discussed a situation in which recess was taken away... more

08 Nov 2023 · 22 minutes
Ep. 108 - Re-writing Our Narratives: The Role of Therapy in Breaking Cycles of Trauma

  In this episode, we speak with Duygu Balan about intergenerational trauma, and ways to break the cycle. Duygu discusses... more

01 Nov 2023 · 17 minutes
Ep. 107 - Windows and Mirrors: Supporting Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Play

In this episode, we discuss with Dr Heather Woodley, the roles of play and toys in teaching children about diversity,... more

25 Oct 2023 · 23 minutes
Ep. 106 - When recess time is used as punishment

In this episode, we discuss a situation in which kindergarten children were denied recess time as a consequence of a... more

18 Oct 2023 · 24 minutes
Ep. 105 - Gender, Emotion and Perfectionism: A conversation with Lisa Damour

In this episode, we speak with Dr. Damour about the emotional lives of teenagers. We pay especial attention to the... more

11 Oct 2023 · 29 minutes
Ep. 20 [Revisited] - Making Parental Decisions through Data with Professor Emily Oster

We are thrilled to be re-airing our episode with Emily Oster on making parenting decisions through data. Emily is a... more

04 Oct 2023 · 27 minutes
Parenting Understood
Ep. 112 - Raising Good Humans with Dr. Aliza Pressman
Parenting Understood