Dr. Aliza Pressman

Raising Good Humans: Discover the 5 Key Principles of Parenting with Dr. Aliza Pressman

Today, we're excited to welcome Dr. Aliza Pressman back to the show to share insights from her new book, The Five Principles of Parenting: Your Essential Guide to Raising Good Humans.

Dr. Pressman, a seasoned developmental psychologist and co-founding director of the Mount Sinai Parenting Center, introduces a refreshing, simplified approach to parenting that cuts through the noise of endless advice. This episode is crucial for anyone looking to establish a solid and sustainable parenting approach based on current research that focuses on nurturing strong relationships – without the pressure to be perfect!

In this conversation, Dr. Pressman breaks down her science-backed strategies from the book and shares advice on how to navigate the overwhelming world of parenting advice to find what truly benefits your unique family. We explore the nuances of conscious parenting, and dive into the five key principles of parenting: relationship, reflection, regulation, rules, and repair. We also get practical advice on how they can be integrated into daily parenting practices – with real life examples from Kelly.

Dr. Pressman encourages parents to ditch the scripts, and shares how to stop feeling guilty and start trusting your gut by focusing on the five principles and what truly works for your family.

This episode is packed with valuable insights for current, and future, parents striving to build resilience, independence, and confidence in their children. And don’t forget to check out the Raising Good Humans podcast if you loved this conversation and Dr. Pressman’s advice.