Good Inside with Dr. Becky

Good Inside with Dr. Becky

Dr. Becky Kennedy
Kids & Family>Parenting
11 episodes
Join clinical psychologist and mom of three Dr. Becky Kennedy on her weekly podcast, as she takes on tough parenting questions and delivers actionable guidance—all in short episodes, because we know time is hard to find as a parent. Her breakthrough approach has enabled thousands of people to get more comfortable in discomfort, make repairs after mistakes, and always see the good inside. You'll gain the tools to embody your authority while developing a stronger parent-child connection, helping you become the parent you want to be and helping your child develop the skills necessary for life success.
  • Raising a strong-willed child can feel like you're constantly locked in a power struggle. The same goes for parenting when your partner differs in approach. But here's something to consider in any relationship: When we prioritize connection over being right, we can begin to work together against a p...
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  • One of the best things we can do as parents is recognize the traits we need to repair in ourselves, so we don't unintentionally pass them on to our kids. If you grew up defining who you are based on other people's reactions, it can be hard to tune in to your own wants and needs. But it's never too l...
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  • There's no "appropriate age" to start talking about sensitive topics, like sex or private parts, with kids. When a child asks a question, it means they're ready for a (developmentally appropriate) answer. Of course, while many of us want to talk openly with our kids, few of us had honest conversatio...
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  • It's hard for kids to share their parents. Siblings can feel like they're competing for the ultimate resource: your love and attention. While we can't get rid of those competitive feelings, we can help our kids learn to recognize and regulate them (and this of course is what leads to improved behavi...
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  • When our child is kicking or biting someone, our first thought is probably, "How do I protect the other person?!" But here's something to consider: We also need to protect our child from associating their bad behavior with being a bad kid. In this episode, Dr. Becky advises three parents on how to r...
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  • We want our kids to know what they want and stand up for their beliefs—and we want them to be flexible and get along with others. In this Deep Dive episode, Myriam Sandler of MOTHERCOULD comes to Dr. Becky for advice on helping her oldest daughter in moments of intense frustration: the ones that lea...
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  • How do we help our children face what feels scary? In this episode, Dr. Becky hears from three parents looking for ways to help their kids work through fears. She shares why kids develop fears, the significance of how we respond to their fears, and nearly 10 strategies to help them cope—from retelli...
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  • Screen time for kids is tricky: While we love the guaranteed down time it provides, we don't love the addictive nature, the meltdowns, or the protests... Tune in as Dr. Becky answers your pressing questions about what's really happening during screen time, what strategies you can use to manage it, a...
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  • Tantrums are normal. Dr. Becky would even argue they’re healthy. In the moment, of course, tantrums feel awful, exhausting, and inconvenient. In this episode, Dr. Becky answers three parents’ questions about navigating tantrums and teaches strategies to help you feel more equipped and in control....
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  • When parents talk about listening, we're not really talking about listening. We're talking about compliance. In this episode, Dr. Becky hears from three parents about their struggles with “listening” and offers different strategies for ways to improve cooperation. A preview of the good inside this...
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  • Join Dr. Becky Kennedy, clinical psychologist and mom of three as she rethinks the way we raise our children. Her breakthrough approach has enabled thousands of parents to get more comfortable in discomfort, make repairs after mistakes, and always see the good inside.
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