Parent Driven Development

Episode 063: Fear in Parenting

0:40 Fear and stress of parenting

From independent… to having dependents

Trends of becoming more conservative once a parent

2:50 Decision making process

High alert, more burden than non-parents

Different decisions and problems at different stages of the kids

Background buzz of constant anxiety

6:40 Different stresses

Physical dangers for smaller kids, choking hazards

Trying to avoid helicopter parenting

Screen interest, programming, and patience

10:55 Big anxieties

Screen time !! Constant worry and stress for modern parents with kids

Augmenting reality through screens - stress for middle school aged parents

How to foster new sibling relationships

Siblings Without Rivalry - book

How to avoid middle child syndrome with three kids, carve out alone time with each child

Feeling guilty to tell kids to play by themselves.. But it’s also important to learn

21:35 Genius and fail moments from the last week

KWu moves to a new house and her son is waking every night from terrors or feeling too cold as she’s been keeping the thermostat down real low. #fail

Jess’s son is a pretty adventurous eater and recently discovered balsamic vinegar which is now a new favorite! #genius

Chris makes biscuits and conjures a family night which turned into a great family time. #genius

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