BBL 071: Essential Parenting Tips with Tracy Cutchlow

Essential Parenting Tips

Today I interviewed Tracy Cutchlow, author of Zero to Five: 70 Essential Parenting Tips Based on Science. Tracy shared great tips for fostering your baby and toddler's development – and enjoying parenthood in the early years. Listen in for more:

Topics We Discussed in This Podcast:

  • Essential parenting tips for each age and stage
  • Why talking is important to our kids – and why how you talk to them matters
  • How to help little ones develop good sleep habits
  • Which toys enhance a child's brain development (hint: these are their favorite toys too!)
  • Yes, you can help toddlers start to discover self-control. Here's how…
  • Why making mistakes is really important for kids (even if it's not easy for parents to watch)
  • Being bored is essential for your kids – here's why, and how you can use it to help your child discover creativity
  • How to nurture yourself during parenting (and why that's so important!)

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Things Mentioned on This Week's Podcast

  • Zero to Five: 70 Essential Parenting Tips Based on Science – Tracy's book!
  • Zero to Five – sign up for Tracy's newsletter here
  • [raw]Brain Rules for Baby[/raw]
  • Smart Mama, Happy Baby – my member's only club for mamas of young kids!
  • The Bringing Baby Home Program


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About the author 


Kristen is childbirth educator, student midwife, and a mama to 8 - all born naturally! She has spent years helping mamas have healthy babies, give birth naturally, and enjoy the adventure of motherhood. Find her on her website and helping families through her online childbirth class

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