PedsDocTalk Podcast

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How validation helps us connect with our children

On this episode I welcome back Dr. Siggie Cohen, a Child Development Specialist with over 35 years of experience working with children and families. Check out our previous episode, 77: Understanding why our toddlers bite, hit, and throw and how to navigate it.

We discuss:

  • Why validation is important
  • How to teach children to respect  boundaries
  • The biggest mistakes parents make when praising kids
  • Internal validation as it relates to listening

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