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Raising Good Humans

with Dr. Aliza Pressman

I'm Dr. Aliza Pressman, developmental psychologist, parent educator, asst. clinical professor, and co-founder of both Mount Sinai Parenting Center and SeedlingsGroup. And I'm a mom... trying to raise two good humans myself, so I'm in this with you!

In each episode, we'll go deep (but brief) with both experts and parents to share the most effective approaches and tools and talk about the important bigger picture of raising good humans. My goal is to make your parenting journey less overwhelming and a lot more joyful!

Please join me every Friday for new episodes of Raising Good Humans.


Episodes

  • S2 Ep 83: Facing Your Feelings Without Judgement Using Internal Family Systems
  • S2 Ep 82: Make Peace with Your Anger Through the Internal Family Systems Model
  • S2 Ep 81: Mitigating Perfectionism in Your Parenting
  • S2 Ep 80: The Only Steps You Need to Solve Any Parenting Challenge
  • S2 Ep 79: Our Surrogacy Journey with Derek Blasberg and Nick Brown
  • S2 Ep 78: The Antidote to Toxic Positivity with Whitney Goodman (@sitwithwhit)
  • S2 Ep 77: Keeping Your Kid’s Personal Info Safe Online (Partner)
  • S2 Ep 76: Motivating Your Kids
  • S2 Ep 75: Your Child's Brain on Sports
  • S2 Ep 74: Growing Compassion in Yourself and Your Family
  • S2 Ep 73: "Can It, Mary Sunshine!": How to Talk to Grieving People
  • S2 Ep 72: Parenting and Caregiving While Grieving
  • S2 Ep 71: The Future of Baby Food with Once Upon A Farm’s Cassandra Curtis (Partner)
  • S2 Ep 70: What the Secrets of the Brain Reveal About Getting It Right When You Have To with Dr. Sian Beilock
  • S2 Ep 69: Talking to Your Kids About Fentanyl & Prescription Drugs
  • S2 Ep 68: Teen Party Culture Q&A with Dr. Dolly Klock
  • BONUS: S2 Ep 67: Quick Practices to Grow Your Gratitude Muscle
  • S2 Ep 66: The Vagina Whisperer with Dr. Sara Reardon
  • S2 Ep 65: Fathers and Daughters with Educator Kimberly Wolf
  • S2 Ep 64: How to Build a Parent Centered Nation With Dr. Dana Suskind
  • S2 Ep 63: Raising Kids Who Have A Sense of Autonomy with Stephanie M. Carlson
  • BONUS: S2 Ep 62: Getting Older Is a Beautiful Thing: 87 Year Old Business Legend Alan Patricof Shares His Secrets
  • S2 Ep 61: The Brain on Cannabis — What You Need to Know
  • S2 Ep 60: The Building Block for Personality with Dr. Koraly Perez-Edgar
  • S2 Ep 59: Why We Keep Secrets with Michael Slepian
  • S2 Ep 58: The Power of Melancholy with NYTimes Bestselling Author Susan Cain
  • S2 Ep 57: Raising Anti-Racist Children: Values & Practice with Britt Hawthorne
  • BONUS: S2 Ep 56: The Case for Summer Camp w/ Galileo CMO Annie Appel
  • S2 Ep 55: Having Tough Conversations About Race and Gender with Kids (And with Yourself) w/ Britt Hawthorne
  • S2 Ep 54: The Pre-K Debate and How To Interpret Studies
  • S2 Ep 53: A Mindfulness Meditation for Easier Interactions with Your Kids
  • S2 Ep 52: Pulitzer Prize Winning Author Andrea Elliot talks about Invisible Child: Poverty, Survival & Hope in an American City
  • S2 Ep 51: What’s the Deal with “Gentle Parenting”? with Dr. Tina Payne Bryson
  • S2 Ep 50: When One Child Has Autism, What Happens with the Typically Developing Sibling? A Conversation with Shazi Visram
  • S2 Ep 49: The Most Powerful Parenting Tool in Your ToolKit with Dr. Shauna Shapiro
  • S2 Ep 48: Cultivating Inquiry in Kids: News Not Noise With Award Winning Journalist Jessica Yellin
  • S2 Ep 47: Perfectionism and Confidence with Dr. Michele Borba
  • S2 Ep 46: Bonus Episode: Live listener Q and A with Zoe Winkler Reinis, Mom of a 4, 6 and 10 Year Old (and Co-Founder of thisisabouthumanity.org)
  • S2 Ep 45: How to Have Hard Conversations With Kids: The War in Ukraine
  • S2 Ep 44: Spiritual Junkie and Bestselling Author Gabby Bernstein
  • S2 Ep 43: ANYTHING BUT MY PHONE, MOM! With Dr. Roni Cohen-Sandler
  • S2 Ep 42: Jessica Alba Talks Purpose and Parenting and Letting Go
  • S2 Ep 41: Listener Q and A: Throwing, Consequences, Lovies, And Daycare
  • S2 Ep 40: Everyday Vitality: Turning Stress Into Strength With Dr. Samantha Boardman
  • S2 Ep 39: Finding Your Unicorn Space With NY Times Best Selling Author Eve Rodsky
  • S2 Ep 38: Beyond Just Behavior: Using Brain and Body Connection With Dr. Mona Delahooke
  • S2 Ep 37: Think Again Parenting: Adam Grant Translating His Leadership Tools Into Parenting Tools
  • S2 Ep 36: Anxiety may be as contagious as Omicron: Helping Our Kids When We Have Our Own Anxiety to Reckon With
  • S2 Ep 35: Listener Q and A with Dr. Aliza (Rerun)
  • S2 Ep 34: Talking About Sex with Dr. Cara Natterson and Vanessa Kroll Bennett
  • S2 Ep 33: “I Can, Therefore I Must” - The Risks of High Achieving Stressors and the Powerful Protection of Close Relationships (Rerun)
  • S2 Ep 32: Drew Barrymore Gets Real
  • S2 Ep 31: Supporting Tots to Teens During Holiday Stress and Excitement
  • S2 Ep 30: Bonus Episode: Siblings: Rivalry, Bullying, Fairness and Aggression
  • S2 Ep 29: When There Is a Favorite Parent And Giving Space to Your Co-Parent
  • S2 Ep 28: Renowned Psychiatrist Dr. Helen Egger Talks About Nightmares vs Night Terrors
  • S2 Ep 27: Chazz Lewis on Using Social Media to Support Your Parenting.
  • S2 Ep 26: Picky Eaters Tots to Teens
  • S2 Ep 25: Sharon Salzberg Brings the Wisdom of Real Mindfulness Practice Into Everyday Parenting
  • S2 Ep 24: Tweens and Teens: Signs of Eating Disorders, Squid Games, Praising for Looks, Finding Appropriate Curfews
  • S2 Ep 23: A Registered Dietitian Helps Set Up Healthy Eating Habits From Tot To Teen
  • S2 Ep 22: Fair Play and The Practical, Time and Anxiety Saving System For Couples To Run The Household
  • S2 Ep 21: Practical Tools for Tricky Toddler Transitions With Renowned Psychologist and Best Selling Author Dr. Tina Payne Bryson
  • S2 Ep 20: Unleashing The Power of Play With Play with Professor Peter Gray
  • S2 Ep 19: How To Best Promote Independent Thinking, Navigate Challenging Situations and Shaping Morning Routines with Dr. Aliza
  • S2 Ep 18: Neurologist Dr. Scott Small Talks About The Blueprint of The Brain And How To Support Memory and Normal Forgetting With Neurologist Dr. Scott Small
  • S2 Ep 17: Who Is Mothering Mom? A conversation with Dr. Suniya Luthar and Dr. Aliza Pressman.
  • S2 Ep 16: Why Is My Child in Charge? A Roadmap to End Power Struggles.
  • S2 Ep 15: New York Times Best Selling Author Dr. Madeline Levine On Setting Our Kids Up For Resilience.
  • S2 Ep 14: Dr. Aliza is  Answering Listener Questions About Sleep and Kids Interrupting! 
  • S2 Ep 13: The Sleep Doctor: How do you sleep train a baby, how do you sleep train a toddler and what happens to sleep training with older kids?
  • S2 Ep 12: How to Have a Healthy Transition From Summer Back to School With Child Psychiatrist Dr. Helen Egger
  • S2 Ep 11: Dr. Joshua Sparrow Talks Punishments, Consequences and Time-Outs.
  • S2 Ep 10: How to Raise Kids Who Aren't Assholes with Author Melinda Wenner Moyer
  • S2 Ep 9: The Camp Episode From Dr. Michael Thompson Author of Homesick and Happy
  • S2 Ep 8: Listener Q and A With Dr. Aliza: Praise, Competitiveness and Family Code Words.
  • S2 Ep 7: Challenging Friendship Scenarios With Bestselling Author Rachel Simmons
  • S2 Ep 6: Conscious Uncoupling and Conscious Fighting Within Coupling With Katherine Woodward Thomas
  • S2 Ep 5: Covid 19 Vaccine and Kids/Teens With Physician and Public Health Expert Dr. Kristin Oliver.
  • S2 Ep 4: Julianna Margulies Shares Her Experience Being Parented and How It Shaped Her Own Parenting
  • S2 Ep 3: How to Decrease Yelling as a Discipline Strategy 
  • S2 Ep 2: Poop Problems with Dr. Fredric Daum
  • S2 Ep 1: How To Take In Expert Parenting Advice
  • Ep 100: Dr. Elisha Goldstein Talking Mindfulness and Concrete Ways to Manage Anxiety
  • Ep 99: Tantrums Episode With Renowned and Compassionate Child Psychiatrist  Dr. Helen Egger
  • Ep 98: NYTimes Best Selling Author Julie Lythcott- Haims Talks About How To Raise An Adult and How To Be One!
  • Ep 97: Divorce and Separation When You Have Younger Children
  • Ep 96: Postpartum Depression and The Transition To Parenthood with Dr. Catherine Monk
  • Ep 95: Suicide Prevention with Dr. Kelly Posner Gerstenhaber, Professor and Founder-Director of the Columbia Lighthouse Project.
  • Ep 94: The Real Attachment Science: What it is And What it is Not, with Legendary Professor Alan Sroufe
  • Ep 93: A Mother’s Journey Into Attachment and How We Come To Be Who We Are
  • Ep 92: Renowned Adolescent Health Expert Dr. Ken Ginsburg on How Teenagers Thrive
  • Ep 91: "The Toddler Whisperer", Dr. Tovah Klein, Talks Siblings
  • Ep 90: Entitled Kids, Whining and Other Listener Q and A 
  • How to Talk With Children About the Holocaust
  • Ep 88: The Addiction Inoculation with Best-Selling Author and Educator Jessica Lahey.
  • Ep 87: A Conversation With Cleo Wade: Shame Antibodies, Curiosity and What the Road Said.
  • Ep 86: A Different Approach to Eating with Dr. Will Cole
  • Ep 85: Professor Emily Oster Giving Data Based Guidance For Parents: School Opening, Vaccines, and What To Do.
  • Ep 84: How To Talk To Middle Schoolers About Thorny Topics
  • Ep 83: 7 character strengths to raise “Thrivers” Dr. Michele Borba
  • Ep 82: The Porn Episode: Protecting and Preparing Kids
  • Ep 81: Discipline Q and A with Dr. Aliza
  • Ep 80: Puberty: How to Talk About it And What to Say
  • Ep 79: Goldilocks Parenting: How to  Shape Executive Function Skills Through Caregiving with Distinguished Professor, Dr. Stephanie Carlson
  • Ep 78: The Key to Kindergarten Admissions + Listener Q and A
  • Ep 77: Dr. Dan Siegel Talks About The Stories We Tell To Help Kids Make Sense of Their Experiences.
  • Ep 76: Executive Function Skills Are The Air Traffic Control System of The Brain  with Professor Phil Zelazo 
  • Ep 75: New Year’s Day Q and A with Ask Ronna’s Ronna Glickman and Dr. Aliza
  • Ep 74: Big Little Feelings Toddler Experts Are Talking Toddlers
  • Ep 73: Michael Ian Black is Expanding How We Understand Masculinity
  • Ep 72: Moms Demand Action founder Shannon Watts talks about gun safety and the power of fighting like a mother. 
  • Ep 71: Positive Psychology NOT Toxic Positivity with Dr. Sasha Heinz
  • Ep 70: Dr. Aliza with Michael Bosstick and Lauryn Evarts Bosstick of The Skinny Confidential Podcast
  • Ep 69: 10 Listener Q and A's with Dr. Aliza
  • Ep 68: Unpacking gender, and sexuality with Dr. Nia Heard- Garris and Dr. Nevin Heard
  • Ep 67: The Power of Co-Regulation with Dr. Claudia Gold.
  • Ep 66: Dr. Shauna Shapiro on using mindfulness to help grow our emotional resources and our children’s self regulation.
  • Ep 65: Parenting the Highly Sensitive Child
  • Ep 64: Explaining RIE Parenting with Janet Lansbury
  • Ep 63: Essential Habits that Build Empathy With Best Selling Author, Dr. Michele Borba
  • Ep 62: Opportunity Mindset with author, educator and researcher Ellen Galinsky
  • Ep 61: The Science  of Attachment with author Bethany Saltman
  • Ep 60: I Am Worthy To Be Loved: New York Times best-selling children’s book author, Derrick Barnes.
  • Ep 59: Trauma therapist Janina Fisher, PhD on how we can steady our nervous system during stressful times.
  • Ep 58: The Bottom Line For Baby with Dr. Tina Payne Bryson
  • Ep 57: Jennifer Garner on Pandemic Parenting and Listener Q and A
  • Ep 56: How to get kids to play independently with @theworkspaceforchildren play advocate, Lizzie Assa MsED
  • Ep 55: What We Can Do To Perform Better Under Stress with Professor Sian Leah Beilock
  • Ep 54: "The Toddler Whisperer" with Tovah Klein, PhD.
  • Ep 53: How to cultivate healthy responses to anxiety with Dr. Lisa Damour
  • Ep 52: The Mental Tool Kit For Success With  Professor Adele Diamond
  • Ep 51: Anti-Racist Parenting With Britt Hawthorne and Tiffany Jewell 
  • Ep 50: What’s happening in your baby’s brain when they sleep, with Professor Mark Blumberg, PhD
  • Ep 49: Everything You Need To Know About Discipline with Dr. Tina Payne Bryson
  • Ep 48: Julianna Margulies Talks About Parenting During Strange Times
  • Ep 47: Children's Environmental Health During Covid-19
  • Ep 46: Dr. Allison Briscoe-Smith: How we talk about race, raising anti-racist kids and the science of hope. 
  • Ep 45: 15 ways to make the transition to "re-entry" better for your family
  • Ep 44: Dr. Polly Young Eisendrath on Fighting Well With And in Front of Kids and How Living With  Masks Impacts Human Development
  • Ep 43: Parenting Toddlers:  Answering questions about toddler fears, tantrums,, sibling fights, impulse control, sleep challenges and more.
  • Ep 42: Dr. Suniya Luthar - The kids are actually alright…how is mom?
  • Ep 41: How to build resilience in Kids
  • Ep 40: How to get those babies talking!
  • Ep 39: Tools for helping kids with anxiety, ADHD, and other challenges get through quarantine; Helping children cope with loss and grief.
  • Ep 38: How Humans Form Memories to Live Adaptively
  • Ep 37: The Power of Discord with renowned developmental psychologist Edward Tronick, PhD
  • Ep 36: Tips for Health Care Providers, Hospital Staff and Their Co-Parents During COVID-19
  • Ep 35: Growing Pains: How Humans Grow and What That Means for Behavior
  • Ep 34: What to do with little ones when you can't go anywhere or buy anything (and even when you can!)
  • Ep 33: The New Coronavirus and Kids: an Immunologist, a Pediatrician and a Psychologist weigh in.
  • Ep 32: Real time Q and A with mom of 3 young boys and founder of This Is About Humanity, Zoe Winkler Reinis.
  • Ep 31: How to talk to kids about race, gender and other taboo topics
  • Ep 30: Anxiety and Children: what it looks like, how to respond and when to worry
  • Ep 29: What to think about before we post and talk about our kids online with law Professor Leah Plunkett
  • Ep 28: Rewiring your brain through mindfulness and self compassion can change how you parent with Dr. Shauna Shapiro
  • Ep 27: Puberty: Continuing the conversation about talking with boys
  • Ep 26: Raising children with special needs with Priscilla Gilman, author of The Anti Romantic Child: A Story of Unexpected Joy.
  • Ep 25: Boys and sex (and porn…and masturbation…) with Peggy Orenstein
  • Ep 24: Dr. Dan Siegel and the most powerful influence on your child’s developing brain.
  • Ep 23: Lying in Early Childhood
  • Ep 22: Listener Q and A with Dr. Aliza
  • Ep 21: Siblings: Rivalry, fairness, new sibling, and taking sides, with Dr. Joshua Sparrow
  • Ep 20: Drew Barrymore and Dr Aliza Pressman and the holiday episode: is Santa real, weird elf on the shelf issues, making meaningful traditions, and holiday feelings. 
  • Ep 19: Husband and Wife (and parents of 3), Mark Feuerstein and Dana Klein having a “Session”.
  • Ep 18: Parenting is not Paint by numbers: Boundaries and Discipline with Dr. Joshua Sparrow
  • Ep 17: Transition from childhood to teen, contending with adult authority and all the other goodies that come with raising teenagers with new York Times Bestselling Author, psychologist Lisa Damour, PhD.
  • Ep 16: Every Mother Counts with Christy Turlington Burns
  • Ep 15: Mindful Discipline: Shame doesn’t work, with Dr. Shauna Shapiro.
  • Ep 14: Helping your baby sleep: crying, napping, pacifiers and sleep training with Dr. Aliza’s seedlingsgroup co-founder, Dr. Bronwyn Charlton; plus the difference between shame and guilt, praise junkies and productive criticism!
  • Ep 13: From video games to porn: Dr. Aliza talks boys with Raising Cain author Dr. Michael Thompson.
  • Ep 12: Escaping the self-esteem trap with Dr. Polly Young-Eisendrath
  • Ep 11: Discipline, Boundaries, "Snowplow Parenting", and Over scheduling: A discussion with Mom Molly Sims
  • Ep 10: Dr. Aliza answers listener questions about conflicts with friends, preschool grooming battles and toddler tantrums plus a conversation with actress Emily Mortimer
  • Ep 9: Girl friendships: bullies, best friends and true friends
  • Ep 8: Odd Mom Out creator Jill Kargman parenting pet peeves vs science. Also Jill talks about her son experiencing anti semitism in school.
  • Ep 7: Feeding episode: Solid foods, picky eaters and dessert
  • Ep 6: “I can, therefore I must” - the risks of high achieving stressors and the powerful protection of close relationships
  • Ep 5: Michael Ian Black on sadness, worries and masculinity; and how to talk to kids about terrifying events
  • Ep 4: “Mom I want a phone!” with Rachel Simmons
  • Ep 3: Economist Emily Oster helps making decisions a little bit easier and how to potty train!
  • Ep 2: Connect then redirect: using brain science to help us parent with Dr. Dan Siegel
  • Ep 1: We’re all just doing our best: a conversation with Drew Barrymore
  • Raising Good Humans – Trailer
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