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How do I deal with my Relatives, who oppose Co-sleeping, Respectful Parenting, Breastfeeding, Unschooling, and my other Progressive Parenting Choices.

UNSUPPORTIVE AND OPPOSING RELATIVES
10.00

Balancing media exposure and the child's autonomy in homeschooling. This question is answered in the following 42 minute download

MEDIA EXPOSURE AND CHILD'S AUTONOMY IN HOMESCHOOLING
10.00

Listen to an interview of Naomi Aldort introducing her philosophy:

• When your child hits the baby

• Behavior

• Crying

• Naomi's personal path

• Baby care

• Good behavior without punishment or control

• Naomi's children's stories

• Securing that they won't fall for peer pressure and drugs as teens

• The trouble with praise and children who please their parents

• Music lessons or not

• Developing independence

• Raising Powerful and Authentic children

• The magic of POWER GAMES in healing your child's emotions and restoring peace.

TAKE THE STRUGGLE OUT OF PARENTING
10.00

Naomi Aldort about "Raising Responsible & Cooperative Children Without Using Control

Listen as Sandi Schwartz of Leading Edge Parenting interviews Naomi Aldort about "Raising Responsible & Cooperative Children Without Using Control" in this 52 minute download.

 

RAISING RESPONSIBLE & COOPERATIVE CHILDREN WITHOUT USING CONTROL
10.00

This teleclass focuses on two themes:

• How to validate your child's feeling without teaching emotional drama

• Developing your child's intelligence from baby through teens

October 16, 2011 Teleclass

 

 

VALIDATION WITHOUT DRAMA, DEVELOPING INTELLIGENCE
20.00

Listen to this 40-minute Newsweek Japan interview with Naomi Aldort that focuses on the following themes: How much should I focus, stimulate, and play with my baby/toddler and what is too much?

 

HOW MUCH SHOULD I PLAY WITH MY BABY, TODDLER OR YOUNG CHILD?
10.00

This recording is a magazine interview covering the issue of the harm of punishment and how to raise a child who behaves well of her own free will.

Themes covered:

• How punishment and timeout backfire and cause aggression

• Resolving problems peacefully

• Preventing behavioral issues

• The cause of aggression in children

• The harm of punishment, threats and timeout (no matter how gently done.)

• Advice for daycare and kindergarten teachers

• The emotional harm of compliance

• What the child needs in order to behave her best

• Solutions through connection.

 

 

 

RAISING CHILDREN WITHOUT TIMEOUT, THREATS OR PUNISHMENT
10.00

Why would a child tantrum, hit, spill or not listen? Instead of trying to stop and fix the child, learn to recognize the valid reason for the behavior, so you can remove the cause. Then you will live with a child who behaves well not because she fears you, but because she wants to, of her own free will. The talk Includes questions and answers and working with parents’ specific issues, demonstrating how to transform tough situations from struggle to ease, peace and deep connection. How to become loving when you feel irritated, tired, or angry. Finding the cause of your child’s behavior, and removing it. How to relinquish guilt about mistakes we make. Discover your innate parenting wisdom. Learn to question your convictions to enable deep connection.

1. Introduction - We don't 'put children to bed'

2. Question: When you have to work late at night

3. Question: Only opportunity for alone time with spouse is when child is asleep

4. Question: When a child doesn't know that he/she is hungry

5. Question: Is it okay to read to a child to help them go to sleep? And general sleeping issues.

6. Question: When children move around a lot during the night.

7. Question: Children having a second wind; "overtired."

8. Comment: Children, diet and sleep, followed by general comments about diet

9. Question: When a child's sleep pattern is out of sync with the parents

10. Question: When family is disgusted by the way you do things (featuring a mock conversation

11. Question about the Steiner schools

 

1 HOUR

 

 

 

CONSCIOUS PARENTING CONFERENCE LECTURE 1: RAISING CHILDREN, RAISING OURSELVES
15.00

In this session Naomi Aldort debunks the benefits of praise, reveal it’s harmful effects, and find other tools for giving feedback, emotional support and unconditional trust and appreciation. Learn how to nurture the child’s endeavors without controlling her direction. How praise destroys self-esteem, motivation, self-trust, parent-child relationship and confidence. How to encourage without undermining the child’s self-direction. Expressing appreciation unconditionally. What is insecurity and how to build self-confidence instead. Achievement and learning without praise.

1. Introduction

2. Why praise doesn't get us what we want

3. Question: If an older child wants to try drinking or smoking

4. Why praise doesn’t get us what we want (cont.)

5. Question: The relationship between sports and praise

6. Summing up the harm of praise

7. What to do instead of praise

8. Question: Interacting with a toilet-training child

9. Question: How to respond to a child who’s very excited with what they did

10. Question: What about when we are genuinely excited?

11. Example from participant - What happens when you praise

12. Comment from participant - The business of praise is very modern

13. Question: When teachers praise our children

14. Question: Does praising between adults set a bad example for children?

15. Question: When a child asks “do you like it?”

16. Points on praise

17. Question: Is it praise to tell children that they were "helpful"?

18. Question: How to interact with a child who’s drawing something

19. Making sure children feel valued

20. Question: How to deal with an older child hitting a younger child

21. Question: What impact does praise from others have on our children?

22. Question: Changing parenting methods on your children

23. Question: When children want feedback

24. Comment from participant - How to best coach children

25. Question: When a child says “I can’t play like my mother” about piano 

26. Question: When a child asks for help

 

2 HOURS

 

 

 

CONSCIOUS PARENTING LECTURE 2: THE PRICE OF PRAISE
20.00

In a world that is trying to turn your child into everybody else through teaching and indoctrination, in this lecture Naomi turn the common fixated beliefs upside down so we can discover how children learn. We will explore how to open doors of knowledge and skill for a child without undermining her natural direction and her innovative methods of discovery. Learning to read without teaching. Inventing math when self-directed. How to nurture musical talent without undermining the child’s natural gifts. Cultivating the child’s natural strive for excellence. Freedom, not license.

1. Introduction - The problem of teaching

2. Learning happens best self-directed

3. Striving for excellence

4. Question: How to find good teachers

5. Question: Distinguishing over-teaching from guidance

6. Question: Teaching to read at very young ages

7. Question: Correcting speech?

8. Question: When a child is frustrated with striving for excellence

9. Unschooling vs. Freedom

10. Question: How exactly to respect a child's freedom

11. Question: How much media to allow children

12. Question: When a child appears to thrive on media

13. Question: Eating healthy

14. Question: When children want too much

15. Question: Husband got an iPad

16. Question: How long to not allow sugar?

17. Question: Recommendations for healthy goodies

18. Question: How to enter a competition without ego

19. Question: What to do with child eating snot

20. Question: When a stranger gives your child sugar

21. Question: Creating excellence in children in areas unfamiliar to you

22. Comments of support about restricting sugar

23. Question: When a child asks why he felt what he felt

 

2 HOURS

 

 

CONSCIOUS PARENTING LECTURE 3: THE CASE AGAINST TEACHING
20.00
 
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