Episode 120: Kim John Payne – Simplicity Parenting

Kim John Payne, M. ED. is an award-winning author. He has worked passionately to help tens of thousands of people give voice to the feeling that something is not okay about the new normal of overwhelm that so many people are experiencing every day. He offers doable ways to realize the hopes and values that we all have for ourselves and build deep connections with our children that gives our families resiliency and simple joy. Kim John has been a consultant and trainer to over 230 independent and public US schools.

What we talked about:

3:45- Introduction to Kim John Payne’s work

9:20- Understanding kid’s anxieties

15:00- Helping teachers work with various types of children

20:55- Tackling the overwhelm that we are experiencing as families

25:10- Finding the balance between giving your kids opportunities and simplicity

34:00- Boundaries around screen time

46:00- Switching from the governor to the gardner to guide as a parent

55:20- End of podcast questions

Show notes:

Simplicity Parenting

The Soul of Discipline

Emotionally Resilient Tweens and Teens

Beyond Winning

The Whole Brain Child

Simplicity Parenting Website

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