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Transforming The Toddler Years - Conscious Moms Raising World & Kindergarten Ready Kids

Transforming The Toddler Years - Conscious Moms Raising World & Kindergarten Ready Kids

By Cara Tyrrell Founder of Core4Parenting & The Collaborative Parenting Methodology

We parented through a Pandemic in survival mode while our kids survived alongside us, absorbing all our big emotions and missing out on developmental learning opportunities. Reclaim the joy of parenting by Transforming the Toddler Years! Join Cara Tyrrell, M.Ed, Early Childhood Educator, Conscious Parenting Coach & founder of the Collaborative Parenting Methodology(TM) as you embrace post-pandemic parenting through soul and science-based stories, strategies, and intentional language to raise world and Kindergarten ready kids. FREE Meltdown Mindset Guide https://www.caratyrrell.com/mantras
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Ep 35. How to Recognize and Celebrate Little Parenting Wins

Transforming The Toddler Years - Conscious Moms Raising World & Kindergarten Ready KidsMay 09, 2023

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Ep. 93 HoliDaze Series: Holiday Travel with Kids

Ep. 93 HoliDaze Series: Holiday Travel with Kids

This week, Cara discusses the challenges of traveling with kids during the holiday season. She explains the cognitive process that children go through and how travel tests their executive functioning skills. She emphasizes the importance of seeing it through your child's perspective and making it about the journey, not the destination. Cara also provides strategies for managing children's sensory needs and entertaining them during long journeys. 🎄Want more 🪄magic and less 😭meltdowns over the holidays? Join the FREE 12 Days of Christmas Toddler Tips Challenge in our ⁠⁠Virtual Village⁠⁠, a community of like-minded conscious, collaborative mamas. Register for the challenge here: ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.caratyrrell.com/magic⁠⁠⁠⁠.

About Your Host:

Cara Tyrrell, M.Ed is a Vermont-based Early Childhood Educator, Conscious Parenting Coach, and the founder of Core4Parenting. She is the passionate mastermind behind the Collaborative Parenting Methodology(™), a birth-to-five, soul and science-based framework that empowers parents to maximize their child’s early learning while raising fantastic human beings who succeed in school and life.

While teaching preschool and Kindergarten, she noticed her students knew their ABC’s and 123’s, but struggled with their social, emotional, and interpersonal skills. At drop-off, parents would say, “We’re so glad that you are their first teacher”, but she knew she wasn’t -- their parents were! This realization led to her professional pivot as an online Early Childhood Parent Educator and Coach. 

Cara has embraced her role as a thought leader and fierce advocate for Pandemic parents raising the COVID Generation (GEN-C). Through keynotes, teacher training, and her podcast, Transforming the Toddler Years, she’s teaching the 5 Executive Functioning Skills kids need to navigate our ever-changing world.

Cara holds degrees in American Sign Language (ASL) and Linguistics and a Master’s degree in Education. She lives in southern Vermont with her two nearly grown-and-flown daughters and a husband who is her biggest cheerleader. Ready to raise world-ready kids who change the world?

Visit⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠https://www.caratyrrell.com/bio⁠⁠⁠ to begin your Collaborative Parenting journey!

Nov 28, 202316:45
Ep. 92 5 Tips for Holiday Coparenting with the ExExperts

Ep. 92 5 Tips for Holiday Coparenting with the ExExperts

In this episode, Cara Welcomes T.H. Irwin from the exExperts to discuss the challenges of co-parenting during the holiday season, including navigating assumptions, self-care, and creating new traditions. T.H. also shares her personal experiences and advice about managing guilt as a single mom, involving children in planning, and managing different spending habits.

In 2020 T.H. co-founded exEXPERTS, a free online resource to help women of all ages navigate their divorce - a community she wishes she'd had during her own divorce journey more than a decade ago. Check out all the resources here: https://exexperts.com/newsletter/ and be sure to follow them on Instagram!

🎄Want more 🪄magic and less 😭meltdowns over the holidays? Join the FREE 12 Days of Christmas Toddler Tips Challenge in our ⁠⁠Virtual Village⁠⁠, a community of like-minded conscious, collaborative mamas. Register for the challenge here: ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.caratyrrell.com/magic⁠⁠⁠⁠.

About Your Host:

Cara Tyrrell, M.Ed is a Vermont-based Early Childhood Educator, Conscious Parenting Coach, and the founder of Core4Parenting. She is the passionate mastermind behind the Collaborative Parenting Methodology(™), a birth-to-five, soul and science-based framework that empowers parents to maximize their child’s early learning while raising fantastic human beings who succeed in school and life.

While teaching preschool and Kindergarten, she noticed her students knew their ABC’s and 123’s, but struggled with their social, emotional, and interpersonal skills. At drop-off, parents would say, “We’re so glad that you are their first teacher”, but she knew she wasn’t -- their parents were! This realization led to her professional pivot as an online Early Childhood Parent Educator and Coach. 

Cara has embraced her role as a thought leader and fierce advocate for Pandemic parents raising the COVID Generation (GEN-C). Through keynotes, teacher training, and her podcast, Transforming the Toddler Years, she’s teaching the 5 Executive Functioning Skills kids need to navigate our ever-changing world.

Cara holds degrees in American Sign Language (ASL) and Linguistics and a Master’s degree in Education. She lives in southern Vermont with her two nearly grown-and-flown daughters and a husband who is her biggest cheerleader. Ready to raise world-ready kids who change the world?

Visit⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠https://www.caratyrrell.com/bio⁠⁠ to begin your Collaborative Parenting journey!

Nov 23, 202338:06
Ep. 91 HoliDaze Series: Health Issues and The Holidays

Ep. 91 HoliDaze Series: Health Issues and The Holidays

This week, Cara discusses the challenges of staying healthy during the holiday season. She emphasizes the importance of proactively preventing illness, accommodating family members with ongoing or chronic illnesses, and respecting everyone's choices and health concerns.

🎄Want more 🪄magic and less 😭meltdowns over the holidays? Join the FREE 12 Days of Christmas Toddler Tips Challenge in our ⁠⁠Virtual Village⁠⁠, a community of like-minded conscious, collaborative mamas. Register for the challenge here: ⁠⁠⁠https://www.caratyrrell.com/magic⁠⁠⁠.

About Your Host:

Cara Tyrrell, M.Ed is a Vermont-based Early Childhood Educator, Conscious Parenting Coach, and the founder of Core4Parenting. She is the passionate mastermind behind the Collaborative Parenting Methodology(™), a birth-to-five, soul and science-based framework that empowers parents to maximize their child’s early learning while raising fantastic human beings who succeed in school and life.

While teaching preschool and Kindergarten, she noticed her students knew their ABC’s and 123’s, but struggled with their social, emotional, and interpersonal skills. At drop-off, parents would say, “We’re so glad that you are their first teacher”, but she knew she wasn’t -- their parents were! This realization led to her professional pivot as an online Early Childhood Parent Educator and Coach. 

Cara has embraced her role as a thought leader and fierce advocate for Pandemic parents raising the COVID Generation (GEN-C). Through keynotes, teacher training, and her podcast, Transforming the Toddler Years, she’s teaching the 5 Executive Functioning Skills kids need to navigate our ever-changing world.

Cara holds degrees in American Sign Language (ASL) and Linguistics and a Master’s degree in Education. She lives in southern Vermont with her two nearly grown-and-flown daughters and a husband who is her biggest cheerleader. Ready to raise world-ready kids who change the world?

Visit⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠https://www.caratyrrell.com/bio⁠⁠ to begin your Collaborative Parenting journey!

Nov 22, 202315:29
Ep. 83 Holding Space for Your Child's Fear on Halloween

Ep. 83 Holding Space for Your Child's Fear on Halloween

In this episode, Cara discusses the importance of holding space for your child's emotions during Halloween. Fear doesn't have to hold you back from enjoying the spooky fun.

Join the free, private Virtual Village community of like-minded conscious, collaborative mamas here. We'll transform the toddler years together!

About Your Host:

Cara Tyrrell, M.Ed is a Vermont-based Early Childhood Educator, Conscious Parenting Coach, and the founder of Core4Parenting. She is the passionate mastermind behind the Collaborative Parenting Methodology(™), a birth-to-five, soul and science-based framework that empowers parents to maximize their child’s early learning while raising fantastic human beings who succeed in school and life.

While teaching preschool and Kindergarten, she noticed her students knew their ABC’s and 123’s, but struggled with their social, emotional, and interpersonal skills. At drop-off, parents would say, “We’re so glad that you are their first teacher”, but she knew she wasn’t -- their parents were! This realization led to her professional pivot as an online Early Childhood Parent Educator and Coach. 

Cara has embraced her role as a thought leader and fierce advocate for Pandemic parents raising the COVID Generation (GEN-C). Through keynotes, teacher training, and her podcast, Transforming the Toddler Years, she’s teaching the 5 Executive Functioning Skills kids need to navigate our ever-changing world.

Cara holds degrees in American Sign Language (ASL) and Linguistics and a Master’s degree in Education. She lives in southern Vermont with her two nearly grown-and-flown daughters and a husband who is her biggest cheerleader. Ready to raise world-ready kids who change the world?

Visit https://www.caratyrrell.com/bio to ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠begin your Collaborative Parenting journey!

Nov 20, 202316:23
Ep. 89 HoliDaze Series: Proactively Planning for Disrupted Routines and Schedules

Ep. 89 HoliDaze Series: Proactively Planning for Disrupted Routines and Schedules

In this episode, Cara discusses the significance of maintaining routines and schedules during the holiday season, highlighting the potential stress and anxiety disruptions can cause, particularly for children. She addresses the challenges of travel and introducing new energy into the household, emphasizing the importance of proactive planning, providing specific information, and involving the children in the problem-solving process.

🎄Want more magic and less meltdowns over the holidays? Join the FREE 12 Days of Christmas Toddler Tips Challenge in our ⁠⁠Virtual Village⁠⁠, a community of like-minded conscious, collaborative mamas. Register for the challenge here: ⁠⁠⁠https://www.caratyrrell.com/magic⁠⁠⁠.

Need a little more support this holiday season? Book your complimentary connection call and learn how Cara can help you transform the toddler years, together.

About Your Host:

Cara Tyrrell, M.Ed is a Vermont-based Early Childhood Educator, Conscious Parenting Coach, and the founder of Core4Parenting. She is the passionate mastermind behind the Collaborative Parenting Methodology(™), a birth-to-five, soul and science-based framework that empowers parents to maximize their child’s early learning while raising fantastic human beings who succeed in school and life.

While teaching preschool and Kindergarten, she noticed her students knew their ABC’s and 123’s, but struggled with their social, emotional, and interpersonal skills. At drop-off, parents would say, “We’re so glad that you are their first teacher”, but she knew she wasn’t -- their parents were! This realization led to her professional pivot as an online Early Childhood Parent Educator and Coach. 

Cara has embraced her role as a thought leader and fierce advocate for Pandemic parents raising the COVID Generation (GEN-C). Through keynotes, teacher training, and her podcast, Transforming the Toddler Years, she’s teaching the 5 Executive Functioning Skills kids need to navigate our ever-changing world.

Cara holds degrees in American Sign Language (ASL) and Linguistics and a Master’s degree in Education. She lives in southern Vermont with her two nearly grown-and-flown daughters and a husband who is her biggest cheerleader. Ready to raise world-ready kids who change the world?

Visit⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠https://www.caratyrrell.com/bio⁠ to begin your Collaborative Parenting journey!

Nov 20, 202316:23
Ep. 90 Mindfully Managing Work to Home Transitions with Nadine Stille

Ep. 90 Mindfully Managing Work to Home Transitions with Nadine Stille

In this episode, Cara welcomes Nadine Stille to discuss mindfully managing work to home transitions. They discuss multitasking, stress busting tools and the realities of work-life integration. Nadine is a Life and Career Coach for moms who are at crossroads in their lives where they want to get away from the daily grind and go after 'more' - more wellbeing, more calm, more fulfilled career dreams, more of what lights them up - even of it's freaking them out.    Be sure to grab Nadine's "Mama’s Moments of Calm - 3 Pocket-Sized Guided Meditations For Exhausted Moms Trying To Do It All" and follow her on Instagram! Ready to find the magic inside the holiday madness? Join the FREE 12 Days of Christmas Toddler Tips Survival Challenge in our ⁠Virtual Village⁠, a community of like-minded conscious, collaborative mamas. You can also join the challenge here: ⁠https://www.caratyrrell.com/magic⁠.

About Your Host:

Cara Tyrrell, M.Ed is a Vermont-based Early Childhood Educator, Conscious Parenting Coach, and the founder of Core4Parenting. She is the passionate mastermind behind the Collaborative Parenting Methodology(™), a birth-to-five, soul and science-based framework that empowers parents to maximize their child’s early learning while raising fantastic human beings who succeed in school and life.

While teaching preschool and Kindergarten, she noticed her students knew their ABC’s and 123’s, but struggled with their social, emotional, and interpersonal skills. At drop-off, parents would say, “We’re so glad that you are their first teacher”, but she knew she wasn’t -- their parents were! This realization led to her professional pivot as an online Early Childhood Parent Educator and Coach. 

Cara has embraced her role as a thought leader and fierce advocate for Pandemic parents raising the COVID Generation (GEN-C). Through keynotes, teacher training, and her podcast, Transforming the Toddler Years, she’s teaching the 5 Executive Functioning Skills kids need to navigate our ever-changing world.

Cara holds degrees in American Sign Language (ASL) and Linguistics and a Master’s degree in Education. She lives in southern Vermont with her two nearly grown-and-flown daughters and a husband who is her biggest cheerleader. Ready to raise world-ready kids who change the world?

Visit⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠https://www.caratyrrell.com/bio⁠ to begin your Collaborative Parenting journey!

Nov 16, 202345:54
Ep. 86 Reawakening Your Creative Imagination with Melissa Llarena

Ep. 86 Reawakening Your Creative Imagination with Melissa Llarena

In this episode, Cara welcomes Melissa Llarena, who is on a mission to help encourage, embolden, and empower moms by teaching them how to reawaken the power of their imagination and apply a more playful approach to navigating life's hurdles.

Melissa is a mom of three, brings a decade of experience working for Fortune top 50 brands and has over a decade as a solopreneur.

Melissa's latest book Fertile Imagination: A Guide for Stretching Every Mom’s Superpower for Maximum Impact is now available on Amazon. Be sure to follow her on Instagram too!

Join the free, private Virtual Village community of like-minded conscious, collaborative mamas here. We'll transform the toddler years together!

About Your Host:

Cara Tyrrell, M.Ed is a Vermont-based Early Childhood Educator, Conscious Parenting Coach, and the founder of Core4Parenting. She is the passionate mastermind behind the Collaborative Parenting Methodology(™), a birth-to-five, soul and science-based framework that empowers parents to maximize their child’s early learning while raising fantastic human beings who succeed in school and life.

While teaching preschool and Kindergarten, she noticed her students knew their ABC’s and 123’s, but struggled with their social, emotional, and interpersonal skills. At drop-off, parents would say, “We’re so glad that you are their first teacher”, but she knew she wasn’t -- their parents were! This realization led to her professional pivot as an online Early Childhood Parent Educator and Coach. 

Cara has embraced her role as a thought leader and fierce advocate for Pandemic parents raising the COVID Generation (GEN-C). Through keynotes, teacher training, and her podcast, Transforming the Toddler Years, she’s teaching the 5 Executive Functioning Skills kids need to navigate our ever-changing world.

Cara holds degrees in American Sign Language (ASL) and Linguistics and a Master’s degree in Education. She lives in southern Vermont with her two nearly grown-and-flown daughters and a husband who is her biggest cheerleader. Ready to raise world-ready kids who change the world?

Visit⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ https://www.caratyrrell.com/bio to begin your Collaborative Parenting journey!

Nov 09, 202336:22
Ep. 88 The Connective Power of Touch and Massage with Khyati Desai Seltzer

Ep. 88 The Connective Power of Touch and Massage with Khyati Desai Seltzer

In this episode, Cara welcomes Khyati Desai Seltzer, internationally certified infant massage instructor and girl mom x2, to discuss the power of baby massage. Khyati believes baby massage to be transformative and helps bring more calm, bonding, and better health for families. She's also generously offering her Holistic Baby Massage Course for $149.

Looking for a private, free community of like-minded conscious, collaborative mamas? Join us in the Virtual Village here and we'll transform the toddler years together!

About Your Host:

Cara Tyrrell, M.Ed is a Vermont-based Early Childhood Educator, Conscious Parenting Coach, and the founder of Core4Parenting. She is the passionate mastermind behind the Collaborative Parenting Methodology(™), a birth-to-five, soul and science-based framework that empowers parents to maximize their child’s early learning while raising fantastic human beings who succeed in school and life.

While teaching preschool and Kindergarten, she noticed her students knew their ABC’s and 123’s, but struggled with their social, emotional, and interpersonal skills. At drop-off, parents would say, “We’re so glad that you are their first teacher”, but she knew she wasn’t -- their parents were! This realization led to her professional pivot as an online Early Childhood Parent Educator and Coach. 

Cara has embraced her role as a thought leader and fierce advocate for Pandemic parents raising the COVID Generation (GEN-C). Through keynotes, teacher training, and her podcast, Transforming the Toddler Years, she’s teaching the 5 Executive Functioning Skills kids need to navigate our ever-changing world.

Cara holds degrees in American Sign Language (ASL) and Linguistics and a Master’s degree in Education. She lives in southern Vermont with her two nearly grown-and-flown daughters and a husband who is her biggest cheerleader. Ready to raise world-ready kids who change the world?

Visit⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠www.caratyrrell.com/bio⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠to begin your Collaborative Parenting journey!

Nov 09, 202337:28
Ep. 87 Does My Child Need a Behavior Assessment?

Ep. 87 Does My Child Need a Behavior Assessment?

In this episode, Cara dives deep into the topic of behavioral testing, sharing the importance of allowing our kids to be who they are and supporting them as they grow into opportunities to navigate for themselves.

Struggling and looking for one on one parenting coaching? Want to discover who your child is, who you are as a parent, and how you can anchor into a strong relationship? Book a free call with me to see how we can work together to transform the toddler years.

Dealing with toddler meltdowns? Want to manage your own triggers better so you can help calm your child faster? Download the ⁠⁠5 Mindful Mantras for Conscious Mamas Managing Toddler Meltdowns⁠⁠, audio files included!

About Your Host:

Cara Tyrrell, M.Ed is a Vermont-based Early Childhood Educator, Conscious Parenting Coach, and the founder of Core4Parenting. She is the passionate mastermind behind the Collaborative Parenting Methodology(™), a birth-to-five, soul and science-based framework that empowers parents to maximize their child’s early learning while raising fantastic human beings who succeed in school and life.

While teaching preschool and Kindergarten, she noticed her students knew their ABC’s and 123’s, but struggled with their social, emotional, and interpersonal skills. At drop-off, parents would say, “We’re so glad that you are their first teacher”, but she knew she wasn’t -- their parents were! This realization led to her professional pivot as an online Early Childhood Parent Educator and Coach.

Cara has embraced her role as a thought leader and fierce advocate for Pandemic parents raising the COVID Generation (GEN-C). Through keynotes, teacher training, and her podcast, Transforming the Toddler Years, she’s teaching the 5 Executive Functioning Skills kids need to navigate our ever-changing world.

Cara holds degrees in American Sign Language (ASL) and Linguistics and a Master’s degree in Education. She lives in southern Vermont with her two nearly grown-and-flown daughters and a husband who is her biggest cheerleader. Ready to raise world-ready kids who change the world?

Visit⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ w⁠⁠ww.caratyrrell.com/bio⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ to begin your Collaborative Parenting journey!

Nov 07, 202316:22
Ep. 85 Helping Grandparents Understand Your Conscious Parenting Strategies

Ep. 85 Helping Grandparents Understand Your Conscious Parenting Strategies

In this episode, Cara shares how we can help grandparents and caregivers understand our conscious parenting choices.

Ready for a little grounding, mama? Take a few minutes and enjoy a Grounding Mama Meditation for those hard days. Find it on Spotify or on Apple Itunes if you prefer.

Join the free, private Virtual Village community of like-minded conscious, collaborative mamas here. We'll transform the toddler years together!

About Your Host:

Cara Tyrrell, M.Ed is a Vermont-based Early Childhood Educator, Conscious Parenting Coach, and the founder of Core4Parenting. She is the passionate mastermind behind the Collaborative Parenting Methodology(™), a birth-to-five, soul and science-based framework that empowers parents to maximize their child’s early learning while raising fantastic human beings who succeed in school and life.

While teaching preschool and Kindergarten, she noticed her students knew their ABC’s and 123’s, but struggled with their social, emotional, and interpersonal skills. At drop-off, parents would say, “We’re so glad that you are their first teacher”, but she knew she wasn’t -- their parents were! This realization led to her professional pivot as an online Early Childhood Parent Educator and Coach.

Cara has embraced her role as a thought leader and fierce advocate for Pandemic parents raising the COVID Generation (GEN-C). Through keynotes, teacher training, and her podcast, Transforming the Toddler Years, she’s teaching the 5 Executive Functioning Skills kids need to navigate our ever-changing world.

Cara holds degrees in American Sign Language (ASL) and Linguistics and a Master’s degree in Education. She lives in southern Vermont with her two nearly grown-and-flown daughters and a husband who is her biggest cheerleader. Ready to raise world-ready kids who change the world?

Visit⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ w⁠⁠ww.caratyrrell.com/bio⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ to begin your Collaborative Parenting journey!

Oct 31, 202314:25
Ep. 84 Overcoming Childhood Trauma with Robyn Lynne

Ep. 84 Overcoming Childhood Trauma with Robyn Lynne

This episode, Cara welcomes Robyn Lynne, to discuss overcoming childhood trauma. Robyn is a mom on a mission to serve and inspire women to live a life they LOVE by embracing their bravery and taking action in pursuit of their dreams. She accomplishes this through her Coaching, Community and Podcast, Embrace Your Bravery. Connect with Robyn on Instagram.

Dealing with toddler meltdowns? Want to manage your own triggers better so you can help calm your child faster? Download the ⁠5 Mindful Mantras for Conscious Mamas Managing Toddler Meltdowns⁠, audio files included!

About Your Host:

Cara Tyrrell, M.Ed is a Vermont-based Early Childhood Educator, Conscious Parenting Coach, and the founder of Core4Parenting. She is the passionate mastermind behind the Collaborative Parenting Methodology(™), a birth-to-five, soul and science-based framework that empowers parents to maximize their child’s early learning while raising fantastic human beings who succeed in school and life.

While teaching preschool and Kindergarten, she noticed her students knew their ABC’s and 123’s, but struggled with their social, emotional, and interpersonal skills. At drop-off, parents would say, “We’re so glad that you are their first teacher”, but she knew she wasn’t -- their parents were! This realization led to her professional pivot as an online Early Childhood Parent Educator and Coach.

Cara has embraced her role as a thought leader and fierce advocate for Pandemic parents raising the COVID Generation (GEN-C). Through keynotes, teacher training, and her podcast, Transforming the Toddler Years, she’s teaching the 5 Executive Functioning Skills kids need to navigate our ever-changing world.

Cara holds degrees in American Sign Language (ASL) and Linguistics and a Master’s degree in Education. She lives in southern Vermont with her two nearly grown-and-flown daughters and a husband who is her biggest cheerleader. Ready to raise world-ready kids who change the world?

Visit⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ w⁠ww.caratyrrell.com/bio⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ to begin your Collaborative Parenting journey!

Oct 26, 202337:20
Ep. 77 Managing Meltdowns by Allowing Emotions

Ep. 77 Managing Meltdowns by Allowing Emotions

In this episode, Cara shares some magic on managing meltdowns when our littles are overwhelmed and falling apart. Learn how navigating meltdowns doesn't have to be a mitigation or a power struggle.

Doors are officially closed for the Transforming the Toddler years 2023 Fall Cohort. ⁠⁠⁠Join the waitlist ⁠⁠⁠for the Winter 2023 cohort HERE!

About Your Host:

Cara Tyrrell, M.Ed is a Vermont-based Early Childhood Educator, Conscious Parenting Coach, and the founder of Core4Parenting. She is the passionate mastermind behind the Collaborative Parenting Methodology(™), a birth-to-five, soul and science-based framework that empowers parents to maximize their child’s early learning while raising fantastic human beings who succeed in school and life.

While teaching preschool and Kindergarten, she noticed her students knew their ABC’s and 123’s, but struggled with their social, emotional, and interpersonal skills. At drop-off, parents would say, “We’re so glad that you are their first teacher”, but she knew she wasn’t -- their parents were! This realization led to her professional pivot as an online Early Childhood Parent Educator and Coach. 

Cara has embraced her role as a thought leader and fierce advocate for Pandemic parents raising the COVID Generation (GEN-C). Through keynotes, teacher training, and her podcast, Transforming the Toddler Years, she’s teaching the 5 Executive Functioning Skills kids need to navigate our ever-changing world.

Cara holds degrees in American Sign Language (ASL) and Linguistics and a Master’s degree in Education. She lives in southern Vermont with her two nearly grown-and-flown daughters and a husband who is her biggest cheerleader. Ready to raise world-ready kids who change the world?

Visit⁠⁠⁠ www.caratyrrell.com/bio⁠⁠⁠ to begin your Collaborative Parenting journey!

Oct 24, 202313:21
Ep. 76 Prioritizing Connection Over Everything with Jenn Wert

Ep. 76 Prioritizing Connection Over Everything with Jenn Wert

In this episode, Cara welcomes Jenn Wert, mom, former teacher, birth doula and parenting coach, to discuss building connections with your kiddos so they can feel empowered and be more prepared to be out in the real world.

Get your FREE parenting consultation with Jenn at www.jennwert.com and be sure to follow her on Instagram.

Doors are officially closed for the Transforming the Toddler years 2023 Fall Cohort. ⁠⁠Join the waitlist ⁠⁠for the Winter 2023 cohort HERE!

About Your Host:

Cara Tyrrell, M.Ed is a Vermont-based Early Childhood Educator, Conscious Parenting Coach, and the founder of Core4Parenting. She is the passionate mastermind behind the Collaborative Parenting Methodology(™), a birth-to-five, soul and science-based framework that empowers parents to maximize their child’s early learning while raising fantastic human beings who succeed in school and life.

While teaching preschool and Kindergarten, she noticed her students knew their ABC’s and 123’s, but struggled with their social, emotional, and interpersonal skills. At drop-off, parents would say, “We’re so glad that you are their first teacher”, but she knew she wasn’t -- their parents were! This realization led to her professional pivot as an online Early Childhood Parent Educator and Coach. 

Cara has embraced her role as a thought leader and fierce advocate for Pandemic parents raising the COVID Generation (GEN-C). Through keynotes, teacher training, and her podcast, Transforming the Toddler Years, she’s teaching the 5 Executive Functioning Skills kids need to navigate our ever-changing world.

Cara holds degrees in American Sign Language (ASL) and Linguistics and a Master’s degree in Education. She lives in southern Vermont with her two nearly grown-and-flown daughters and a husband who is her biggest cheerleader. Ready to raise world-ready kids who change the world?

Visit⁠⁠ www.caratyrrell.com/bio⁠⁠ to begin your Collaborative Parenting journey!

Oct 24, 202335:37
Ep. 82 Healthy Screentime Boundaries with Meredith DePaolo

Ep. 82 Healthy Screentime Boundaries with Meredith DePaolo

Ep. 82 In this episode, Cara welcomes Meredith DePaolo, who realized she wasn't the only parent feeling challenged by devices when her own children struggled when it was time to come off line.

Meredith is a mom of two girls, a Yale grad and a TV producer and journalist who has worked around the world for CBS News, CBS Sports, Bloomberg, and HBO Sports. She is also the Co-Founder of Carrots & Cake, a parental control learning app that supports parents as they try to give their kids a healthy and balanced approach to the digital world. Use the special TTTY Podcast promo code TODDLERYEARS for 60 days of complimentary access to Carrots & Cake⁠ and be sure to find Meredith on LinkedIn.

Feeling overwhelmed and in survival mode with toddlerhood? Schedule a ⁠Complimentary Connection Call⁠ with Cara to see how she can help you turn tantrums into teachable moments!

About Your Host:

Cara Tyrrell, M.Ed is a Vermont-based Early Childhood Educator, Conscious Parenting Coach, and the founder of Core4Parenting. She is the passionate mastermind behind the Collaborative Parenting Methodology(™), a birth-to-five, soul and science-based framework that empowers parents to maximize their child’s early learning while raising fantastic human beings who succeed in school and life.

While teaching preschool and Kindergarten, she noticed her students knew their ABC’s and 123’s, but struggled with their social, emotional, and interpersonal skills. At drop-off, parents would say, “We’re so glad that you are their first teacher”, but she knew she wasn’t -- their parents were! This realization led to her professional pivot as an online Early Childhood Parent Educator and Coach. 

Cara has embraced her role as a thought leader and fierce advocate for Pandemic parents raising the COVID Generation (GEN-C). Through keynotes, teacher training, and her podcast, Transforming the Toddler Years, she’s teaching the 5 Executive Functioning Skills kids need to navigate our ever-changing world.

Cara holds degrees in American Sign Language (ASL) and Linguistics and a Master’s degree in Education. She lives in southern Vermont with her two nearly grown-and-flown daughters and a husband who is her biggest cheerleader. Ready to raise world-ready kids who change the world?

Visit⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ www.caratyrrell.com/bio⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ to begin your Collaborative Parenting journey!

Oct 19, 202334:43
Ep. 81 When Kids Don't Want to go to Daycare or Preschool

Ep. 81 When Kids Don't Want to go to Daycare or Preschool

Ep. 81 In this episode, Cara discusses how to handle when kids don't want to go to school or daycare. She shares how even when it's hard, telling the truth sets us up for success.

Join the free, private Virtual Village community of like-minded conscious, collaborative mamas here. We'll transform the toddler years together!

About Your Host:

Cara Tyrrell, M.Ed is a Vermont-based Early Childhood Educator, Conscious Parenting Coach, and the founder of Core4Parenting. She is the passionate mastermind behind the Collaborative Parenting Methodology(™), a birth-to-five, soul and science-based framework that empowers parents to maximize their child’s early learning while raising fantastic human beings who succeed in school and life.

While teaching preschool and Kindergarten, she noticed her students knew their ABC’s and 123’s, but struggled with their social, emotional, and interpersonal skills. At drop-off, parents would say, “We’re so glad that you are their first teacher”, but she knew she wasn’t -- their parents were! This realization led to her professional pivot as an online Early Childhood Parent Educator and Coach. 

Cara has embraced her role as a thought leader and fierce advocate for Pandemic parents raising the COVID Generation (GEN-C). Through keynotes, teacher training, and her podcast, Transforming the Toddler Years, she’s teaching the 5 Executive Functioning Skills kids need to navigate our ever-changing world.

Cara holds degrees in American Sign Language (ASL) and Linguistics and a Master’s degree in Education. She lives in southern Vermont with her two nearly grown-and-flown daughters and a husband who is her biggest cheerleader. Ready to raise world-ready kids who change the world?

Visit⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ www.caratyrrell.com/bio⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ to begin your Collaborative Parenting journey!

Oct 17, 202309:04
Ep. 80 Anti-Racist Parenting with Temi Adamolekun

Ep. 80 Anti-Racist Parenting with Temi Adamolekun

In this week’s guest episode, Cara welcomes Temi Adamolekun to discuss anti-racist parenting. Originally from Nigeria, Temi grew up in England, and now lives in San Francisco with her husband and son, running her own communications agency. She has written essays on topics such as anti-racist parenting and the importance of Black protagonists in children’s books.

Get your copy of Temi’s book “Your Special Voice”, a book to inspire young readers to use their own special voice to make a difference in the world, on ⁠Amazon⁠. You can also find Temi on ⁠Instagram⁠.


Dealing with toddler meltdowns? Want to manage your own triggers better so you can help calm your child faster? Download the 5 Mindful Mantras for Conscious Mamas Managing Toddler Meltdowns, audio files included!


About Your Host:

Cara Tyrrell, M.Ed is a Vermont-based Early Childhood Educator, Conscious Parenting Coach, and the founder of Core4Parenting. She is the passionate mastermind behind the Collaborative Parenting Methodology(™), a birth-to-five, soul and science-based framework that empowers parents to maximize their child’s early learning while raising fantastic human beings who succeed in school and life.

While teaching preschool and Kindergarten, she noticed her students knew their ABC’s and 123’s, but struggled with their social, emotional, and interpersonal skills. At drop-off, parents would say, “We’re so glad that you are their first teacher”, but she knew she wasn’t -- their parents were! This realization led to her professional pivot as an online Early Childhood Parent Educator and Coach.

Cara has embraced her role as a thought leader and fierce advocate for Pandemic parents raising the COVID Generation (GEN-C). Through keynotes, teacher training, and her podcast, Transforming the Toddler Years, she’s teaching the 5 Executive Functioning Skills kids need to navigate our ever-changing world.

Cara holds degrees in American Sign Language (ASL) and Linguistics and a Master’s degree in Education. She lives in southern Vermont with her two nearly grown-and-flown daughters and a husband who is her biggest cheerleader. Ready to raise world-ready kids who change the world?

Visit⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ www.caratyrrell.com/bio⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ to begin your Collaborative Parenting journey!

Oct 12, 202327:27
Ep. 79 Keeping Kids Safe When they Have No Stranger Danger

Ep. 79 Keeping Kids Safe When they Have No Stranger Danger

Ep. 79 In this episode, Cara discusses stranger danger and how we can teach our kids about safety, especially when their little toddler hearts still believe that everyone is good, and nice, and safe.

Join the free, private Virtual Village community of like-minded conscious, collaborative mamas here. We'll transform the toddler years together!

About Your Host:

Cara Tyrrell, M.Ed is a Vermont-based Early Childhood Educator, Conscious Parenting Coach, and the founder of Core4Parenting. She is the passionate mastermind behind the Collaborative Parenting Methodology(™), a birth-to-five, soul and science-based framework that empowers parents to maximize their child’s early learning while raising fantastic human beings who succeed in school and life.

While teaching preschool and Kindergarten, she noticed her students knew their ABC’s and 123’s, but struggled with their social, emotional, and interpersonal skills. At drop-off, parents would say, “We’re so glad that you are their first teacher”, but she knew she wasn’t -- their parents were! This realization led to her professional pivot as an online Early Childhood Parent Educator and Coach. 

Cara has embraced her role as a thought leader and fierce advocate for Pandemic parents raising the COVID Generation (GEN-C). Through keynotes, teacher training, and her podcast, Transforming the Toddler Years, she’s teaching the 5 Executive Functioning Skills kids need to navigate our ever-changing world.

Cara holds degrees in American Sign Language (ASL) and Linguistics and a Master’s degree in Education. She lives in southern Vermont with her two nearly grown-and-flown daughters and a husband who is her biggest cheerleader. Ready to raise world-ready kids who change the world?

Visit⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ www.caratyrrell.com/bio⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ to begin your Collaborative Parenting journey!

Oct 10, 202308:48
Ep. 78 Mindfully Managing Marriage and Motherhood with Michelle Purta

Ep. 78 Mindfully Managing Marriage and Motherhood with Michelle Purta

In this episode, Cara welcomes Michelle Purta, a mom of 3, marriage coach and the host of The Marriage & Motherhood Podcast.

After spending years struggling in relationships, not knowing how to feel seen and heard, Michelle has learned that all it takes to be happily married comes down to a set of skills that anyone can learn. Now she's on a mission to help couples have more satisfying relationships by teaching them the skills to set their marriage up for everlasting success by helping them transform their relationship through her individual and couples coaching program and courses.

Enroll in Michelle's Marriage Communication Essentials Course today, then reach out to Michelle for your FREE clarity call, to see how she can help support you to be happier in your marriage and don't forget to follow her on Instagram.


Struggling through toddlerhood? Schedule a Complimentary Connection Call with Cara to see how she can help you turn tantrums into teachable moments!


About Your Host:

Cara Tyrrell, M.Ed is a Vermont-based Early Childhood Educator, Conscious Parenting Coach, and the founder of Core4Parenting. She is the passionate mastermind behind the Collaborative Parenting Methodology(™), a birth-to-five, soul and science-based framework that empowers parents to maximize their child’s early learning while raising fantastic human beings who succeed in school and life.

While teaching preschool and Kindergarten, she noticed her students knew their ABC’s and 123’s, but struggled with their social, emotional, and interpersonal skills. At drop-off, parents would say, “We’re so glad that you are their first teacher”, but she knew she wasn’t -- their parents were! This realization led to her professional pivot as an online Early Childhood Parent Educator and Coach. 

Cara has embraced her role as a thought leader and fierce advocate for Pandemic parents raising the COVID Generation (GEN-C). Through keynotes, teacher training, and her podcast, Transforming the Toddler Years, she’s teaching the 5 Executive Functioning Skills kids need to navigate our ever-changing world.

Cara holds degrees in American Sign Language (ASL) and Linguistics and a Master’s degree in Education. She lives in southern Vermont with her two nearly grown-and-flown daughters and a husband who is her biggest cheerleader. Ready to raise world-ready kids who change the world?

Visit⁠⁠⁠⁠ www.caratyrrell.com/bio⁠⁠⁠⁠ to begin your Collaborative Parenting journey!

Oct 05, 202344:19
Ep. 75 Grounding Mama Meditation

Ep. 75 Grounding Mama Meditation

In this episode, Cara shares a grounding mama meditation for those times when we need to refocus our energy back to our whys of becoming mothers and to reclaim the joy of parenting. Get comfortable and get ready to recenter and find some peace.

Doors are officially closed for the Transforming the Toddler years 2023 Fall Cohort. Join the waitlist for the Winter 2023 cohort HERE!

About Your Host:

Cara Tyrrell, M.Ed is a Vermont-based Early Childhood Educator, Conscious Parenting Coach, and the founder of Core4Parenting. She is the passionate mastermind behind the Collaborative Parenting Methodology(™), a birth-to-five, soul and science-based framework that empowers parents to maximize their child’s early learning while raising fantastic human beings who succeed in school and life.

While teaching preschool and Kindergarten, she noticed her students knew their ABC’s and 123’s, but struggled with their social, emotional, and interpersonal skills. At drop-off, parents would say, “We’re so glad that you are their first teacher”, but she knew she wasn’t -- their parents were! This realization led to her professional pivot as an online Early Childhood Parent Educator and Coach. 

Cara has embraced her role as a thought leader and fierce advocate for Pandemic parents raising the COVID Generation (GEN-C). Through keynotes, teacher training, and her podcast, Transforming the Toddler Years, she’s teaching the 5 Executive Functioning Skills kids need to navigate our ever-changing world.

Cara holds degrees in American Sign Language (ASL) and Linguistics and a Master’s degree in Education. She lives in southern Vermont with her two nearly grown-and-flown daughters and a husband who is her biggest cheerleader. Ready to raise world-ready kids who change the world?

Visit⁠ www.caratyrrell.com/bio⁠ to begin your Collaborative Parenting journey!

Sep 26, 202315:25
Ep. 74 How One Mom's NICU Experience Inspired Her Conscious Parenting Journey

Ep. 74 How One Mom's NICU Experience Inspired Her Conscious Parenting Journey

In this episode, Cara welcomes Chelsea De Yaeger, a single mom who left her 9-5, followed her heart and moved to the beach in Mexico after her son experienced a serious health issue.

Chelsea holds a Bachelor's degree in Sociology, is a certified Transformation and Mindset Coach and is also a certified Mindfulness Practitioner. Learn more about her here and follow her on Instagram.

Doors are officially closed for the Transforming the Toddler years 2023 Fall Cohort. Join the waitlist for the Winter 2023 cohort HERE!

About Your Host:

Cara Tyrrell, M.Ed is a Vermont-based Early Childhood Educator, Conscious Parenting Coach, and the founder of Core4Parenting. She is the passionate mastermind behind the Collaborative Parenting Methodology(™), a birth-to-five, soul and science-based framework that empowers parents to maximize their child’s early learning while raising fantastic human beings who succeed in school and life.

While teaching preschool and Kindergarten, she noticed her students knew their ABC’s and 123’s, but struggled with their social, emotional, and interpersonal skills. At drop-off, parents would say, “We’re so glad that you are their first teacher”, but she knew she wasn’t -- their parents were! This realization led to her professional pivot as an online Early Childhood Parent Educator and Coach. 

Cara has embraced her role as a thought leader and fierce advocate for Pandemic parents raising the COVID Generation (GEN-C). Through keynotes, teacher training, and her podcast, Transforming the Toddler Years, she’s teaching the 5 Executive Functioning Skills kids need to navigate our ever-changing world.

Cara holds degrees in American Sign Language (ASL) and Linguistics and a Master’s degree in Education. She lives in southern Vermont with her two nearly grown-and-flown daughters and a husband who is her biggest cheerleader. Ready to raise world-ready kids who change the world?

Visit www.caratyrrell.com/bio to begin your Collaborative Parenting journey!

Sep 21, 202331:04
Ep. 73 Potty Training Toddlers with Christine Brown

Ep. 73 Potty Training Toddlers with Christine Brown

In this episode, Cara welcomes Christine Brown, a Mom to twin boys and the founder of Bella Luna Family, a parent consulting company that specializes in some of the most challenging aspects of parenting, including child sleep, child behavior and potty training. Listen in as Cara and Christine dig deep into the world of potty training

Not sure if you're little one is ready for potty training? Get your free Potty Training Checklist now! Need a little more help? Mention Cara and the Transforming Podcast when you Book a Potty Training Consultation with Christine and don't forget to check out her Transform Your Baby's Sleep Program!

You can also follow Christine and Bella Luna Family on Instagram.


🚨Want a safe container to learn alongside other mamas? LAST CHANCE to enroll in Cara's Transforming the Toddler Years Course ! We start tomorrow, Wednesday, September 20th!*

Are you ready to master your mindset and harness the power of perspective as you apply my Collaborative Parenting Methodology? You'll graduate from the 6-week program with a personalized parenting toolkit feeling calm, connected, and confident to handle the ups and downs of parenting a toddler! Sign up today by 12 pm EST!

*Doors open again in January for the Winter 2023 Cohort 

 

About Your Host:

Cara Tyrrell, M.Ed is a Vermont-based Early Childhood Educator, Conscious Parenting Coach, and the founder of Core4Parenting. She is the passionate mastermind behind the Collaborative Parenting Methodology(™), a birth-to-five, soul and science-based framework that empowers parents to maximize their child’s early learning while raising fantastic human beings who succeed in school and life.

While teaching preschool and Kindergarten, she noticed her students knew their ABC’s and 123’s, but struggled with their social, emotional, and interpersonal skills. At drop-off, parents would say, “We’re so glad that you are their first teacher”, but she knew she wasn’t -- their parents were! This realization led to her professional pivot as an online Early Childhood Parent Educator and Coach. 

Cara has embraced her role as a thought leader and fierce advocate for Pandemic parents raising the COVID Generation (GEN-C). Through keynotes, teacher training, and her podcast, Transforming the Toddler Years, she’s teaching the 5 Executive Functioning Skills kids need to navigate our ever-changing world.

Cara holds degrees in American Sign Language (ASL) and Linguistics and a Master’s degree in Education. She lives in southern Vermont with her two nearly grown-and-flown daughters and a husband who is her biggest cheerleader. Ready to raise world-ready kids who change the world?

Visit www.caratyrrell.com/bio to begin your Collaborative Parenting journey!

Sep 19, 202341:51
Ep. 72 Supporting Your Toddler's Separation Anxiety - Listen in on a LIVE Coaching Call!

Ep. 72 Supporting Your Toddler's Separation Anxiety - Listen in on a LIVE Coaching Call!

In this episode, Cara welcomes Jamie Martin, a Covid mom to a now-toddler, in a live one-on-one coaching session about her child's struggle with separation anxiety. Listen in and gain valuable insights about supporting toddlers with this challenge.

🥳Did you hear? The doors to Cara's Transforming the Toddler Years Course are OPEN! Are you ready to master your mindset and harness the power of perspective as you apply science-based strategies that work for who you are, who your toddler is, and your unique home environment? You'll graduate the 6-week program with a personalized parenting toolkit feeling calm, connected, and confident to handle the ups and downs of parenting a toddler!

👩🏽‍💻Missed the live workshop? No problem! Watch the ⁠replay HERE⁠ today for strategies to Transform Your Triggers then ⁠Sign up for the level that fits your needs⁠!


About Your Host:

Cara Tyrrell, M.Ed is a Vermont-based Early Childhood Educator, Conscious Parenting Coach, and the founder of Core4Parenting. She is the passionate mastermind behind the Collaborative Parenting Methodology(™), a birth-to-five, soul and science-based framework that empowers parents to maximize their child’s early learning while raising fantastic human beings who succeed in school and life.

While teaching preschool and Kindergarten, she noticed her students knew their ABC’s and 123’s, but struggled with their social, emotional, and interpersonal skills. At drop-off, parents would say, “We’re so glad that you are their first teacher”, but she knew she wasn’t -- their parents were! This realization led to her professional pivot as an online Early Childhood Parent Educator and Coach. 

Cara has embraced her role as a thought leader and fierce advocate for Pandemic parents raising the COVID Generation (GEN-C). Through keynotes, teacher training, and her podcast, Transforming the Toddler Years, she’s teaching the 5 Executive Functioning Skills kids need to navigate our ever-changing world.

Cara holds Bachelor degrees in American Sign Language (ASL) and Linguistics and a Master’s degree in Education. She lives in southern Vermont with her two nearly grown-and-flown daughters and a husband who is her biggest cheerleader. Ready to raise world-ready kids who change the world? Visit⁠ www.caratyrrell.com/bio⁠ to begin your Collaborative Parenting journey!

Sep 14, 202325:36
Ep. 71 The Difference Between Time Outs, Time Ins and Cozy Corners

Ep. 71 The Difference Between Time Outs, Time Ins and Cozy Corners

In this episode, Cara discusses the difference between time outs, time ins and cozy corners. She shares insights on how long time aways should be and how many warnings we should give. When we follow through on our warnings, it helps our little ones trust we mean what we say.

🥳Did you hear? The doors to Cara's Transforming the Toddler Years Course are OPEN! Are you ready to master your mindset and harness the power of perspective as you apply science-based strategies that work for who you are, who your toddler is, and your unique home environment? You'll graduate the 6-week program with a personalized parenting toolkit feeling calm, connected, and confident to handle the ups and downs of parenting a toddler!

👩🏽‍💻Missed the live workshop? No problem! Watch the replay HERE today for strategies to Transform Your Triggers then Sign up for the level that fits your needs.


About Your Host:

Cara Tyrrell, M.Ed is a Vermont-based Early Childhood Educator, Conscious Parenting Coach, and the founder of Core4Parenting. She is the passionate mastermind behind the Collaborative Parenting Methodology(™), a birth-to-five, soul and science-based framework that empowers parents to maximize their child’s early learning while raising fantastic human beings who succeed in school and life.

While teaching preschool and Kindergarten, she noticed her students knew their ABC’s and 123’s, but struggled with their social, emotional, and interpersonal skills. At drop-off, parents would say, “We’re so glad that you are their first teacher”, but she knew she wasn’t -- their parents were! This realization led to her professional pivot as an online Early Childhood Parent Educator and Coach. 

Cara has embraced her role as a thought leader and fierce advocate for Pandemic parents raising the COVID Generation (GEN-C). Through keynotes, teacher training, and her podcast, Transforming the Toddler Years, she’s teaching the 5 Executive Functioning Skills kids need to navigate our ever-changing world.

Cara holds Bachelor degrees in American Sign Language (ASL) and Linguistics and a Master’s degree in Education. She lives in southern Vermont with her two nearly grown-and-flown daughters and a husband who is her biggest cheerleader. Ready to raise world-ready kids who change the world? Visit www.caratyrrell.com/bio to begin your Collaborative Parenting journey


Sep 12, 202316:28
Ep. 70 BTS SERIES Mama's Modeling Healthy Eating and Movement with Natalie Schwartz

Ep. 70 BTS SERIES Mama's Modeling Healthy Eating and Movement with Natalie Schwartz

In this episode, Cara welcomes Natalie Schwartz, a Pandemic with three kids who empowers other mamas as a health coach and postpartum fitness instructor.

Natalie is a certified holistic health coach and with credentials in pre and postnatal fitness. She's passionate about helping moms prioritize themselves and create healthy sustainable habits that stick! Follow Natalie on Instagram and check out her mama fitness membership here.

🥳Did you hear? The doors to Cara's Transforming the Toddler Years Course are OPEN! Are you ready to master your mindset and harness the power of perspective as you apply science-based strategies that work for who you are, who your toddler is, and your unique home environment? You'll graduate the 6-week program with a personalized parenting toolkit feeling calm, connected, and confident to handle the ups and downs of parenting a toddler!

👩🏽‍💻Missed the live workshop? No problem! Watch the replay HERE today for strategies to Transform Your Triggers then Sign up for the level that fits your needs before the 🚨fast-action bonus expires at midnight on September 8th!


About Your Host:

Cara Tyrrell, M.Ed is a Vermont-based Early Childhood Educator, Conscious Parenting Coach, and the founder of Core4Parenting. She is the passionate mastermind behind the Collaborative Parenting Methodology(™), a birth-to-five, soul and science-based framework that empowers parents to maximize their child’s early learning while raising fantastic human beings who succeed in school and life.

While teaching preschool and Kindergarten, she noticed her students knew their ABC’s and 123’s, but struggled with their social, emotional, and interpersonal skills. At drop-off, parents would say, “We’re so glad that you are their first teacher”, but she knew she wasn’t -- their parents were! This realization led to her professional pivot as an online Early Childhood Parent Educator and Coach. 

Cara has embraced her role as a thought leader and fierce advocate for Pandemic parents raising the COVID Generation (GEN-C). Through keynotes, teacher training, and her podcast, Transforming the Toddler Years, she’s teaching the 5 Executive Functioning Skills kids need to navigate our ever-changing world.

Cara holds Bachelor degrees in American Sign Language (ASL) and Linguistics and a Master’s degree in Education. She lives in southern Vermont with her two nearly grown-and-flown daughters and a husband who is her biggest cheerleader. Ready to raise world-ready kids who change the world? Visit www.caratyrrell.com/bio to begin your Collaborative Parenting journey!

Sep 07, 202334:01
Ep. 69 BTS Series -The Magic Wand for Better Behavior - Forecasting

Ep. 69 BTS Series -The Magic Wand for Better Behavior - Forecasting

In this episode, Cara shares some magic for setting your kids up for success (ie - good behavior) instead of struggle! She explores the idea of forecasting and how when your kids have more information they're about to make better choices when the moment comes to comply or dig in their heels. During times of big transition, like our back-to-school & daycare season, forecasting is a tool you'll want to use every morning and night!


💻The Transforming Your Triggers Workshop is TOMORROW!

Sign up for Cara's FREE Workshop here and let's turn knee-jerk reactions into conscious responses! Join Cara LIVE, face-to-virtual face on Wednesday, September 6th at 11am PST / 2pm EST and leave with a new perspective and actionable strategies you can use right away!

🎁Attend LIVE and get a FREE Grounding Mama Meditation for the H.A.R.D days!


About Your Host:

Cara Tyrrell, M.Ed is a Vermont-based Early Childhood Educator, Conscious Parenting Coach, and the founder of Core4Parenting. She is the passionate mastermind behind the Collaborative Parenting Methodology(™), a birth-to-five, soul and science-based framework that empowers parents to maximize their child’s early learning while raising fantastic human beings who succeed in school and life.

While teaching preschool and Kindergarten, she noticed her students knew their ABC’s and 123’s, but struggled with their social, emotional, and interpersonal skills. At drop-off, parents would say, “We’re so glad that you are their first teacher”, but she knew she wasn’t -- their parents were! This realization led to her professional pivot as an online Early Childhood Parent Educator and Coach. 

Cara has embraced her role as a thought leader and fierce advocate for Pandemic parents raising the COVID Generation (GEN-C). Through keynotes, teacher training, and her podcast, Transforming the Toddler Years, she’s teaching the 5 Executive Functioning Skills kids need to navigate our ever-changing world.

Cara holds Bachelor degrees in American Sign Language (ASL) and Linguistics and a Master’s degree in Education. She lives in southern Vermont with her two nearly grown-and-flown daughters and a husband who is her biggest cheerleader. Ready to raise world-ready kids who change the world? Visit www.caratyrrell.com/bio to begin your Collaborative Parenting journey!

Sep 05, 202313:27
Ep. 68 BTS Series- Raising Neurodivergent Kids in a Neurotypical World with Steph West

Ep. 68 BTS Series- Raising Neurodivergent Kids in a Neurotypical World with Steph West

In this episode, Cara welcomes Steph West, a social coach who helps neurodivergent kids and teens go from socially challenged to socially competent, confident, and connected!

Steph has a bachelor's degree in psychology and master’s degrees in special education and education administration and has been supporting neurodivergent students in the school system and in her business, The Starfish Social Club, for almost 20 years.

Steph is proof that people with ADHD can be high achievers! In addition to her work, she's also an Ironman triathlete, currently learning 3 languages, and working on getting her private pilot's license!


Core4Parenting Resources:

💻Ready to Transform Your Triggers?

Sign up for Cara's FREE Workshop here and let's turn knee-jerk reactions into conscious responses! Join Cara LIVE, face-to-virtual face on Wednesday, September 6th at 11am PST / 2pm EST and leave with a new perspective and actionable strategies you can use right away!

🚨Attend LIVE for a bonus gift 🎁 An exclusive, never-released podcast episode of a grounding mama meditation to center yourself on hard days!🧘🏻‍♀️


About Your Host:

Cara Tyrrell, M.Ed is a Vermont-based Early Childhood Educator, Conscious Parenting Coach, and the founder of Core4Parenting. She is the passionate mastermind behind the Collaborative Parenting Methodology(™), a birth-to-five, soul and science-based framework that empowers parents to maximize their child’s early learning while raising fantastic human beings who succeed in school and life.

While teaching preschool and Kindergarten, she noticed her students knew their ABC’s and 123’s, but struggled with their social, emotional, and interpersonal skills. At drop-off, parents would say, “We’re so glad that you are their first teacher”, but she knew she wasn’t -- their parents were! This realization led to her professional pivot as an online Early Childhood Parent Educator and Coach. 

Cara has embraced her role as a thought leader and fierce advocate for Pandemic parents raising the COVID Generation (GEN-C). Through keynotes, teacher training, and her podcast, Transforming the Toddler Years, she’s teaching the 5 Executive Functioning Skills kids need to navigate our ever-changing world.

Cara holds Bachelor degrees in American Sign Language (ASL) and Linguistics and a Master’s degree in Education. She lives in southern Vermont with her two nearly grown-and-flown daughters and a husband who is her biggest cheerleader. Ready to raise world-ready kids who change the world? Visit www.caratyrrell.com/bio to begin your Collaborative Parenting journey!

Aug 31, 202347:24
Ep. 67 BTS Series- Why Kids Behave at School & Fall Apart at Home

Ep. 67 BTS Series- Why Kids Behave at School & Fall Apart at Home

In this episode, Cara takes you inside your child's brain and body as they start something new. Big transitions take BIG energy. Learn why they are out of resources when they come home to you at the end of a long daycare, preschool, or Kindergarten day.


💻Ready to Transform Your Triggers?

Sign up for Cara's FREE Workshop here and let's turn knee-jerk reactions into conscious responses! Join Cara LIVE, face-to-virtual face on Wednesday, September 6th at 11am PST / 2pm EST and leave with a new perspective and actionable strategies you can use right away! (replay available)


About Your Host:

Cara Tyrrell, M.Ed is a Vermont-based Early Childhood Educator, Conscious Parenting Coach, and the founder of Core4Parenting. She is the passionate mastermind behind the Collaborative Parenting Methodology(™), a birth-to-five, soul and science-based framework that empowers parents to maximize their child’s early learning while raising fantastic human beings who succeed in school and life.

While teaching preschool and Kindergarten, she noticed her students knew their ABC’s and 123’s, but struggled with their social, emotional, and interpersonal skills. At drop-off, parents would say, “We’re so glad that you are their first teacher”, but she knew she wasn’t -- their parents were! This realization led to her professional pivot as an online Early Childhood Parent Educator and Coach. 

Cara has embraced her role as a thought leader and fierce advocate for Pandemic parents raising the COVID Generation (GEN-C). Through keynotes, teacher training, and her podcast, Transforming the Toddler Years, she’s teaching the 5 Executive Functioning Skills kids need to navigate our ever-changing world.

Cara holds Bachelor degrees in American Sign Language (ASL) and Linguistics and a Master’s degree in Education. She lives in southern Vermont with her two nearly grown-and-flown daughters and a husband who is her biggest cheerleader. Ready to raise world-ready kids who change the world? Visit www.caratyrrell.com/bio to begin your Collaborative Parenting journey!

Aug 29, 202314:15
Ep 66. BTS Series- Recovering Speech and Language Delays with Kristie Schlessinger

Ep 66. BTS Series- Recovering Speech and Language Delays with Kristie Schlessinger

In this episode, Cara welcomes Kristie Schlessinger, a licensed speech-language pathologist certified by the American Speech Hearing Association. She specializes in working with young children, particularly in the areas of early language and feeding development. After over 12 years in private practice, schools, and the world of early intervention, she now works primarily as a parent coach to help parents get their toddlers talking and improve their communication skills.


Is your little one late to talk or struggling to make certain speech sounds? Learn a few ways you can help just by talking to them every day at home! And use promo code CARA to take 20% off Kristi's speech recovery course: Thriving Toddlers Communicating!


Core4Parenting Resources:

💻Ready to Transform Your Triggers?

Sign up for Cara's FREE Workshop here and let's turn knee-jerk reactions into conscious responses! Join Cara LIVE, face-to-virtual face on Wednesday, September 6th at 11am PST / 2pm EST and leave with a new perspective and actionable strategies you can use right away! (replay available)


About Your Host:

Cara Tyrrell, M.Ed is a Vermont-based Early Childhood Educator, Conscious Parenting Coach, and the founder of Core4Parenting. She is the passionate mastermind behind the Collaborative Parenting Methodology(™), a birth-to-five, soul and science-based framework that empowers parents to maximize their child’s early learning while raising fantastic human beings who succeed in school and life.

While teaching preschool and Kindergarten, she noticed her students knew their ABC’s and 123’s, but struggled with their social, emotional, and interpersonal skills. At drop-off, parents would say, “We’re so glad that you are their first teacher”, but she knew she wasn’t -- their parents were! This realization led to her professional pivot as an online Early Childhood Parent Educator and Coach. 

Cara has embraced her role as a thought leader and fierce advocate for Pandemic parents raising the COVID Generation (GEN-C). Through keynotes, teacher training, and her podcast, Transforming the Toddler Years, she’s teaching the 5 Executive Functioning Skills kids need to navigate our ever-changing world.

Cara holds Bachelor degrees in American Sign Language (ASL) and Linguistics and a Master’s degree in Education. She lives in southern Vermont with her two nearly grown-and-flown daughters and a husband who is her biggest cheerleader. Ready to raise world-ready kids who change the world? Visit www.caratyrrell.com/bio to begin your Collaborative Parenting journey!


Aug 24, 202335:35
Ep. 65 BTS Series-Raising Responsible Kids Who Tell The Truth

Ep. 65 BTS Series-Raising Responsible Kids Who Tell The Truth

In this episode, Cara talks about how to raise kids who take responsibility for their actions and are willing to tell you the truth, even if it's hard. She explores how the toddler years are when we set this foundation by anchoring our parent/child relationship.


💻Ready to Transform Your Triggers?

Sign up for Cara's FREE Workshop here and let's turn knee-jerk reactions into conscious responses! Join Cara LIVE, face-to-virtual face on Wednesday, September 6th at 11am PST / 2pm EST and leave with a new perspective and actionable strategies you can use right away! (replay available)


About Your Host:

Cara Tyrrell, M.Ed is a Vermont-based Early Childhood Educator, Conscious Parenting Coach, and the founder of Core4Parenting. She is the passionate mastermind behind the Collaborative Parenting Methodology(™), a birth-to-five, soul and science-based framework that empowers parents to maximize their child’s early learning while raising fantastic human beings who succeed in school and life.

While teaching preschool and Kindergarten, she noticed her students knew their ABC’s and 123’s, but struggled with their social, emotional, and interpersonal skills. At drop-off, parents would say, “We’re so glad that you are their first teacher”, but she knew she wasn’t -- their parents were! This realization led to her professional pivot as an online Early Childhood Parent Educator and Coach. 

Cara has embraced her role as a thought leader and fierce advocate for Pandemic parents raising the COVID Generation (GEN-C). Through keynotes, teacher training, and her podcast, Transforming the Toddler Years, she’s teaching the 5 Executive Functioning Skills kids need to navigate our ever-changing world.

Cara holds Bachelor degrees in American Sign Language (ASL) and Linguistics and a Master’s degree in Education. She lives in southern Vermont with her two nearly grown-and-flown daughters and a husband who is her biggest cheerleader. Ready to raise world-ready kids who change the world? Visit www.caratyrrell.com/bio to begin your Collaborative Parenting journey!


Aug 22, 202313:02
Ep 64. BTS Series: Fostering Body Positivity From Birth with Rennie Dyball

Ep 64. BTS Series: Fostering Body Positivity From Birth with Rennie Dyball

In this episode, Cara welcomes Rennie Dyball, a former editor at People.com, and an award-winning author with 15 books and counting. She has a special place in her heart for picture books as a way to connect with the youngest book lovers—as well as the adults reading aloud.

Rennie is also a former diet and wellness culture devotee who is now dedicated to promoting body acceptance in her writing and beyond.

Her book, B is for Bellies: A Celebration of Every Body, empowers parents and their littles to nurture a positive body image from their youngest years. Grab your copy today to add to your home library.


Core4Parenting Resources:

🤯Struggling with MELTDOWNS? Download this FREE Audio Guide today - 🎧⁠⁠⁠⁠5 Mindful Mantras for Conscious Moms Managing Toddler Meltdowns!


🎓 Take the ⁠⁠⁠Pandemic Mom'sSchool Readiness Mini Course ⁠⁠⁠- and help your little one make the back-to-school transition with ease!


👋🏽Join us in our free private FB group -- ⁠Conscious Parenting Support for Toddler Moms!


About Your Host:

Cara Tyrrell, M.Ed is a Vermont-based Early Childhood Educator, Conscious Parenting Coach, and the founder of Core4Parenting. She is the passionate mastermind behind the Collaborative Parenting Methodology(™), a birth-to-five, soul and science-based framework that empowers parents to maximize their child’s early learning while raising fantastic human beings who succeed in school and life.

While teaching preschool and Kindergarten, she noticed her students knew their ABC’s and 123’s, but struggled with their social, emotional, and interpersonal skills. At drop-off, parents would say, “We’re so glad that you are their first teacher”, but she knew she wasn’t -- their parents were! This realization led to her professional pivot as an online Early Childhood Parent Educator and Coach. 

Cara has embraced her role as a thought leader and fierce advocate for Pandemic parents raising the COVID Generation (GEN-C). Through keynotes, teacher training, and her podcast, Transforming the Toddler Years, she’s teaching the 5 Executive Functioning Skills kids need to navigate our ever-changing world.

Cara holds degrees in American Sign Language (ASL) and Linguistics and a Master’s degree in Education. She lives in southern Vermont with her two nearly grown-and-flown daughters and a husband who is her biggest cheerleader. Ready to raise world-ready kids who change the world?

Visit www.caratyrrell.com/bio to begin your Collaborative Parenting journey!

Aug 17, 202334:30
Ep. 63 BTS Series - Morning Routines & How to Get Out the Door On Time

Ep. 63 BTS Series - Morning Routines & How to Get Out the Door On Time

In this episode, Cara talks about the power of routines and how they support our goals by empowering your kids to be a participant in the plan. Getting out the door on time is hard, especially when you're starting a new transition with time restrictions, like school. Set yourself and your kids up for success!


Core4Parenting Resources:

🤯Struggling with MELTDOWNS? Download this FREE Audio Guide today - 🎧⁠⁠⁠⁠5 Mindful Mantras for Conscious Moms Managing Toddler Meltdowns!


🎓 Enroll today: The Pandemic Mom's School Readiness Mini-Course  (DM Cara on Instagram for a 50% off promo code!)


👋🏽Join us in our free private FB group -- ⁠Conscious Parenting Support for Toddler Moms!


About Your Host:

Cara Tyrrell, M.Ed is a Vermont-based Early Childhood Educator, Conscious Parenting Coach, and the founder of Core4Parenting. She is the passionate mastermind behind the Collaborative Parenting Methodology(™), a birth-to-five, soul and science-based framework that empowers parents to maximize their child’s early learning while raising fantastic human beings who succeed in school and life.

While teaching preschool and Kindergarten, she noticed her students knew their ABC’s and 123’s, but struggled with their social, emotional, and interpersonal skills. At drop-off, parents would say, “We’re so glad that you are their first teacher”, but she knew she wasn’t -- their parents were! This realization led to her professional pivot as an online Early Childhood Parent Educator and Coach. 

Cara has embraced her role as a thought leader and fierce advocate for Pandemic parents raising the COVID Generation (GEN-C). Through keynotes, teacher training, and her podcast, Transforming the Toddler Years, she’s teaching the 5 Executive Functioning Skills kids need to navigate our ever-changing world.

Cara holds Bachelor degrees in American Sign Language (ASL) and Linguistics and a Master’s degree in Education. She lives in southern Vermont with her two nearly grown-and-flown daughters and a husband who is her biggest cheerleader. Ready to raise world-ready kids who change the world? Visit www.caratyrrell.com/bio to begin your Collaborative Parenting journey!

Aug 15, 202310:46
Ep. 62 BTS Series: Supporting Kids with Medical & Dental Anxiety with Dr. Fatina

Ep. 62 BTS Series: Supporting Kids with Medical & Dental Anxiety with Dr. Fatina

In this episode, Cara welcomes Dr. Fatina, a board-certified pediatric dentist, Pandemic mom, and children's author. Dr. Fatina puts her patient's mental health first while empowering you to get your kids the best health care and keep them safe.

She's based in NYC and proud to also offer lip/tongue tie expertise to her patients as well!

Follow her on instagram and get a copy of her book, A Book About Teeth today!

If you live in New York City and become a new patient, mention you heard her on the podcast and she'll give your kiddo a FREE battery-operated toothbrush!


Core4Parenting Resources:

🤯Struggling with MELTDOWNS? Download this FREE Audio Guide today - 🎧⁠⁠⁠⁠5 Mindful Mantras for Conscious Moms Managing Toddler Meltdowns!


🎓 Take the ⁠⁠⁠Pandemic Mom'sSchool Readiness Mini Course ⁠⁠⁠- and help your little one make the back-to-school transition with ease!


👋🏽Join us in our free private FB group -- ⁠Conscious Parenting Support for Toddler Moms!


About Your Host:

Cara Tyrrell, M.Ed is a Vermont-based Early Childhood Educator, Conscious Parenting Coach, and the founder of Core4Parenting. She is the passionate mastermind behind the Collaborative Parenting Methodology(™), a birth-to-five, soul and science-based framework that empowers parents to maximize their child’s early learning while raising fantastic human beings who succeed in school and life.

While teaching preschool and Kindergarten, she noticed her students knew their ABC’s and 123’s, but struggled with their social, emotional, and interpersonal skills. At drop-off, parents would say, “We’re so glad that you are their first teacher”, but she knew she wasn’t -- their parents were! This realization led to her professional pivot as an online Early Childhood Parent Educator and Coach. 

Cara has embraced her role as a thought leader and fierce advocate for Pandemic parents raising the COVID Generation (GEN-C). Through keynotes, teacher training, and her podcast, Transforming the Toddler Years, she’s teaching the 5 Executive Functioning Skills kids need to navigate our ever-changing world.

Cara holds degrees in American Sign Language (ASL) and Linguistics and a Master’s degree in Education. She lives in southern Vermont with her two nearly grown-and-flown daughters and a husband who is her biggest cheerleader. Ready to raise world-ready kids who change the world?

Visit www.caratyrrell.com/bio to begin your Collaborative Parenting journey!

Aug 10, 202333:52
Ep. 61 BTS Series: Setting Kids Up for Successful School Drop Offs

Ep. 61 BTS Series: Setting Kids Up for Successful School Drop Offs

In this episode, Cara addresses one of our Pandemic kid's biggest struggles: social and separation anxiety. This episode continues our back-to-school mini series as kids begin a full-time daycare, preschool, or Kindergarten programs. Learning how to say goodbye without tears is a big transition. Help set your kids (and yourself) up for smoother mornings!


Core4Parenting Resources:

🤯Struggling with MELTDOWNS? Download this FREE Audio Guide today - 🎧⁠⁠⁠⁠5 Mindful Mantras for Conscious Moms Managing Toddler Meltdowns!


🎓 Enroll today: The Pandemic Mom's School Readiness Mini-Course  (DM Cara on Instagram for a 50% off promo code!)


👋🏽Join us in our free private FB group -- ⁠Conscious Parenting Support for Toddler Moms!


About Your Host:

Cara Tyrrell, M.Ed is a Vermont-based Early Childhood Educator, Conscious Parenting Coach, and the founder of Core4Parenting. She is the passionate mastermind behind the Collaborative Parenting Methodology(™), a birth-to-five, soul and science-based framework that empowers parents to maximize their child’s early learning while raising fantastic human beings who succeed in school and life.

While teaching preschool and Kindergarten, she noticed her students knew their ABC’s and 123’s, but struggled with their social, emotional, and interpersonal skills. At drop-off, parents would say, “We’re so glad that you are their first teacher”, but she knew she wasn’t -- their parents were! This realization led to her professional pivot as an online Early Childhood Parent Educator and Coach. 

Cara has embraced her role as a thought leader and fierce advocate for Pandemic parents raising the COVID Generation (GEN-C). Through keynotes, teacher training, and her podcast, Transforming the Toddler Years, she’s teaching the 5 Executive Functioning Skills kids need to navigate our ever-changing world.

Cara holds Bachelor degrees in American Sign Language (ASL) and Linguistics and a Master’s degree in Education. She lives in southern Vermont with her two nearly grown-and-flown daughters and a husband who is her biggest cheerleader. Ready to raise world-ready kids who change the world? Visit www.caratyrrell.com/bio to begin your Collaborative Parenting journey!

Aug 08, 202310:54
Ep. 60 BTS Series: Core Family Values for Raising Great Human Beings with Mell and Joe Hashey

Ep. 60 BTS Series: Core Family Values for Raising Great Human Beings with Mell and Joe Hashey

In this episode, Cara welcomes her first married couple to the show! Mell and Joe Hashey share their story of putting family first and it inspired one of the most inspirational and educational shows to date! They kick off our Back-to-School Mini Series with a reminder that every family designs their own core family values.

Joe is a teacher turned entrepreneur in the fitness industry who realized he was spending more time on his work than his family life. Mell is a social worker turned stay-at-home mom. In 2020, they decided to move 2000 miles from home to a place better aligned with their family values in order to refocus on the most important organization in their lives: family!

Raising great human beings is so important to them that they created a Strong Family Mission and turned it into a methodology to serve other intentional parents! Start your core family values journey today!


Core4Parenting Resources:

🤯Struggling with MELTDOWNS? Download this FREE Audio Guide today - 🎧⁠⁠⁠⁠5 Mindful Mantras for Conscious Moms Managing Toddler Meltdowns!


🎓 Grab The ⁠⁠⁠Pandemic Mom's Guide to Preschool Readiness Today ⁠⁠⁠- Download the 📖Ebook or listen to the 🎧Audiobook!


👋🏽Join us in our free private FB group -- ⁠Conscious Parenting Support for Toddler Moms!


About Your Host:

Cara Tyrrell, M.Ed is a Vermont-based Early Childhood Educator, Conscious Parenting Coach, and the founder of Core4Parenting. She is the passionate mastermind behind the Collaborative Parenting Methodology(™), a birth-to-five, soul and science-based framework that empowers parents to maximize their child’s early learning while raising fantastic human beings who succeed in school and life.

While teaching preschool and Kindergarten, she noticed her students knew their ABC’s and 123’s, but struggled with their social, emotional, and interpersonal skills. At drop-off, parents would say, “We’re so glad that you are their first teacher”, but she knew she wasn’t -- their parents were! This realization led to her professional pivot as an online Early Childhood Parent Educator and Coach. 

Cara has embraced her role as a thought leader and fierce advocate for Pandemic parents raising the COVID Generation (GEN-C). Through keynotes, teacher training, and her podcast, Transforming the Toddler Years, she’s teaching the 5 Executive Functioning Skills kids need to navigate our ever-changing world.

Cara holds degrees in American Sign Language (ASL) and Linguistics and a Master’s degree in Education. She lives in southern Vermont with her two nearly grown-and-flown daughters and a husband who is her biggest cheerleader. Ready to raise world-ready kids who change the world?

Visit www.caratyrrell.com/bio to begin your Collaborative Parenting journey!

Aug 03, 202338:34
Ep. 59 How Conscious Moms Set and Hold Boundaries

Ep. 59 How Conscious Moms Set and Hold Boundaries

In this episode, Cara debunks the idea that when you 'draw the line' you're automatically in for a major power struggle. Learn how to set boundaries and hold them with confidence and love as you teach your child skills they need to navigate the real world.


Core4Parenting Resources:

🤯Struggling with MELTDOWNS? Download this FREE Audio Guide today - 🎧⁠⁠⁠⁠5 Mindful Mantras for Conscious Moms Managing Toddler Meltdowns!


🎓 Enroll today: The Pandemic Mom's School Readiness Mini-Course  (DM Cara on Instagram for a 50% off promo code!)


👋🏽Join us in our free private FB group -- ⁠Conscious Parenting Support for Toddler Moms!


About Your Host:

Cara Tyrrell, M.Ed is a Vermont-based Early Childhood Educator, Conscious Parenting Coach, and the founder of Core4Parenting. She is the passionate mastermind behind the Collaborative Parenting Methodology(™), a birth-to-five, soul and science-based framework that empowers parents to maximize their child’s early learning while raising fantastic human beings who succeed in school and life.

While teaching preschool and Kindergarten, she noticed her students knew their ABC’s and 123’s, but struggled with their social, emotional, and interpersonal skills. At drop-off, parents would say, “We’re so glad that you are their first teacher”, but she knew she wasn’t -- their parents were! This realization led to her professional pivot as an online Early Childhood Parent Educator and Coach. 

Cara has embraced her role as a thought leader and fierce advocate for Pandemic parents raising the COVID Generation (GEN-C). Through keynotes, teacher training, and her podcast, Transforming the Toddler Years, she’s teaching the 5 Executive Functioning Skills kids need to navigate our ever-changing world.

Cara holds Bachelor degrees in American Sign Language (ASL) and Linguistics and a Master’s degree in Education. She lives in southern Vermont with her two nearly grown-and-flown daughters and a husband who is her biggest cheerleader. Ready to raise world-ready kids who change the world? Visit www.caratyrrell.com/bio to begin your Collaborative Parenting journey!

Aug 01, 202308:39
Ep. 58 Making Mealtime Fun: Growing Bodies & Imaginations with Robin Oloyede

Ep. 58 Making Mealtime Fun: Growing Bodies & Imaginations with Robin Oloyede

What does YOUR child want to be when they grow up? In this episode, Cara welcomes Robin Oloyede a mom determined to break down barriers after her son expressed his wish to become an astronaut but she found no representation of him on store shelves.

Robin founded Colorfull Plates - an award-winning children’s tableware and lifestyle company focused on affirming children’s dreams and colorful imaginations with premium tableware featuring diverse characters thriving in an array of professions to create a metamorphic experience with every use.


Order yours today and let meal time grow their bodies AND imagination!


Core4Parenting Resources:

🤯Struggling with MELTDOWNS? Download this FREE Audio Guide today - 🎧⁠⁠⁠⁠5 Mindful Mantras for Conscious Moms Managing Toddler Meltdowns!


🎓 Grab The ⁠⁠⁠Pandemic Mom's Guide to Preschool Readiness Today ⁠⁠⁠- Download the 📖Ebook or listen to the 🎧Audiobook!


👋🏽Join us in our free private FB group -- ⁠Conscious Parenting Support for Toddler Moms!


About Your Host:

Cara Tyrrell, M.Ed is a Vermont-based Early Childhood Educator, Conscious Parenting Coach, and the founder of Core4Parenting. She is the passionate mastermind behind the Collaborative Parenting Methodology(™), a birth-to-five, soul and science-based framework that empowers parents to maximize their child’s early learning while raising fantastic human beings who succeed in school and life.

While teaching preschool and Kindergarten, she noticed her students knew their ABC’s and 123’s, but struggled with their social, emotional, and interpersonal skills. At drop-off, parents would say, “We’re so glad that you are their first teacher”, but she knew she wasn’t -- their parents were! This realization led to her professional pivot as an online Early Childhood Parent Educator and Coach. 

Cara has embraced her role as a thought leader and fierce advocate for Pandemic parents raising the COVID Generation (GEN-C). Through keynotes, teacher training, and her podcast, Transforming the Toddler Years, she’s teaching the 5 Executive Functioning Skills kids need to navigate our ever-changing world.

Cara holds degrees in American Sign Language (ASL) and Linguistics and a Master’s degree in Education. She lives in southern Vermont with her two nearly grown-and-flown daughters and a husband who is her biggest cheerleader. Ready to raise world-ready kids who change the world?

Visit www.caratyrrell.com/bio to begin your Collaborative Parenting journey!

Jul 27, 202327:57
Ep. 57 The Power of Apologizing to Kids

Ep. 57 The Power of Apologizing to Kids

In this episode, Cara explains how apologizing to kids supports the parent/child relationship, empowers them to take ownership of their choices, and models true self-confidence.


Core4Parenting Resources:

🤯Struggling with MELTDOWNS? Download this FREE Audio Guide today - 🎧⁠⁠⁠⁠5 Mindful Mantras for Conscious Moms Managing Toddler Meltdowns!


🎓 Enroll today: The Pandemic Mom's School Readiness Mini-Course  (DM Cara on Instagram for a 50% off promo code!)


👋🏽Join us in our free private FB group -- ⁠Conscious Parenting Support for Toddler Moms!


About Your Host:

Cara Tyrrell, M.Ed is a Vermont-based Early Childhood Educator, Conscious Parenting Coach, and the founder of Core4Parenting. She is the passionate mastermind behind the Collaborative Parenting Methodology(™), a birth-to-five, soul and science-based framework that empowers parents to maximize their child’s early learning while raising fantastic human beings who succeed in school and life.

While teaching preschool and Kindergarten, she noticed her students knew their ABC’s and 123’s, but struggled with their social, emotional, and interpersonal skills. At drop-off, parents would say, “We’re so glad that you are their first teacher”, but she knew she wasn’t -- their parents were! This realization led to her professional pivot as an online Early Childhood Parent Educator and Coach. 

Cara has embraced her role as a thought leader and fierce advocate for Pandemic parents raising the COVID Generation (GEN-C). Through keynotes, teacher training, and her podcast, Transforming the Toddler Years, she’s teaching the 5 Executive Functioning Skills kids need to navigate our ever-changing world.

Cara holds Bachelor degrees in American Sign Language (ASL) and Linguistics and a Master’s degree in Education. She lives in southern Vermont with her two nearly grown-and-flown daughters and a husband who is her biggest cheerleader. Ready to raise world-ready kids who change the world? Visit www.caratyrrell.com/bio to begin your Collaborative Parenting journey!

Jul 25, 202312:18
Ep. 56 Raising Kids Who Cooperate with Lauren Keegan

Ep. 56 Raising Kids Who Cooperate with Lauren Keegan

In this episode, Cara welcomes Dr. Lauren Keegan, a perinatal and early years psychologist who practices the Marte Meo method in her role as a therapist. She supports new and expectant mother's mental health as well as the mother- infant/ todder relationship.


We talk cooperation, choice-making, and listening from the perspective of your child that leads to the results you're looking for!


Core4Parenting Resources:

🤯Struggling with MELTDOWNS? Download this FREE Audio Guide today - 🎧⁠⁠⁠⁠5 Mindful Mantras for Conscious Moms Managing Toddler Meltdowns!


🎓 Grab The ⁠⁠⁠Pandemic Mom's Guide to Preschool Readiness Today ⁠⁠⁠- Download the 📖Ebook or listen to the 🎧Audiobook!


👋🏽Join us in our free private FB group -- ⁠Conscious Parenting Support for Toddler Moms!


About Your Host:

Cara Tyrrell, M.Ed is a Vermont-based Early Childhood Educator, Conscious Parenting Coach, and the founder of Core4Parenting. She is the passionate mastermind behind the Collaborative Parenting Methodology(™), a birth-to-five, soul and science-based framework that empowers parents to maximize their child’s early learning while raising fantastic human beings who succeed in school and life.

While teaching preschool and Kindergarten, she noticed her students knew their ABC’s and 123’s, but struggled with their social, emotional, and interpersonal skills. At drop-off, parents would say, “We’re so glad that you are their first teacher”, but she knew she wasn’t -- their parents were! This realization led to her professional pivot as an online Early Childhood Parent Educator and Coach. 

Cara has embraced her role as a thought leader and fierce advocate for Pandemic parents raising the COVID Generation (GEN-C). Through keynotes, teacher training, and her podcast, Transforming the Toddler Years, she’s teaching the 5 Executive Functioning Skills kids need to navigate our ever-changing world.

Cara holds degrees in American Sign Language (ASL) and Linguistics and a Master’s degree in Education. She lives in southern Vermont with her two nearly grown-and-flown daughters and a husband who is her biggest cheerleader. Ready to raise world-ready kids who change the world?

Visit www.caratyrrell.com/bio to begin your Collaborative Parenting journey!

Jul 20, 202331:12
Ep. 55 Unpacking Your Child's Challenging Behaviors

Ep. 55 Unpacking Your Child's Challenging Behaviors

In this episode, Cara unpacks your child's behavior, breaking down their triggers, thought processes, choices, and then -- yours, to help you shift your perspective and strategy choices. It's like taking a trip inside your child's beautiful mind and seeing the challenges of growing up through their eyes.

Core4Parenting Resources:

🤯Struggling with MELTDOWNS? Download this FREE Audio Guide today - 🎧⁠⁠⁠⁠5 Mindful Mantras for Conscious Moms Managing Toddler Meltdowns!


🎓 Enroll today: The Pandemic Mom's School Readiness Mini-Course  (DM Cara on Instagram for a 50% off promo code!)


👋🏽Join us in our free private FB group -- ⁠Conscious Parenting Support for Toddler Moms!


About Your Host:

Cara Tyrrell, M.Ed is a Vermont-based Early Childhood Educator, Conscious Parenting Coach, and the founder of Core4Parenting. She is the passionate mastermind behind the Collaborative Parenting Methodology(™), a birth-to-five, soul and science-based framework that empowers parents to maximize their child’s early learning while raising fantastic human beings who succeed in school and life.

While teaching preschool and Kindergarten, she noticed her students knew their ABC’s and 123’s, but struggled with their social, emotional, and interpersonal skills. At drop-off, parents would say, “We’re so glad that you are their first teacher”, but she knew she wasn’t -- their parents were! This realization led to her professional pivot as an online Early Childhood Parent Educator and Coach. 

Cara has embraced her role as a thought leader and fierce advocate for Pandemic parents raising the COVID Generation (GEN-C). Through keynotes, teacher training, and her podcast, Transforming the Toddler Years, she’s teaching the 5 Executive Functioning Skills kids need to navigate our ever-changing world.

Cara holds Bachelor degrees in American Sign Language (ASL) and Linguistics and a Master’s degree in Education. She lives in southern Vermont with her two nearly grown-and-flown daughters and a husband who is her biggest cheerleader. Ready to raise world-ready kids who change the world? Visit www.caratyrrell.com/bio to begin your Collaborative Parenting journey!

Jul 18, 202311:48
Ep. 54 Taking Control of Your Fertility with Dr. Jenn Hintzsche

Ep. 54 Taking Control of Your Fertility with Dr. Jenn Hintzsche

In this episode, Cara welcomes Dr. Jenn Hintzche, a mom who refused to take the word "infertile" as her diagnosis and created a solution! Dr. Jenn was diagnosed with unexplained infertility in 2017 and was told expensive fertility options were their only chance at conceiving. After 16 months of infertility, Hintzsche and her husband Ryan conceived their daughter in two months with their patented medical device, The PherDal Kit.


Pronounced 'fertile', PherDal bridges the gap between traditional conception and more invasive, expensive fertility treatments offered today only in fertility clinics. Take 50% off your Ovulation Workbook today with promo code CORE4


Dr. Jenn is on a mission to provide hope for millions struggling to get pregnant by leading her team of medical, legal, and health tech experts to bring the first and only sterile FDA-cleared over-the-counter assisted reproduction kit to the market.


Core4Parenting Resources:

🤯Struggling with MELTDOWNS? Download this FREE Audio Guide today - 🎧⁠⁠⁠⁠5 Mindful Mantras for Conscious Moms Managing Toddler Meltdowns!


🎓 Grab The ⁠⁠⁠Pandemic Mom's Guide to Preschool Readiness Today ⁠⁠⁠- Download the 📖Ebook or listen to the 🎧Audiobook!


👋🏽Join us in our free private FB group -- ⁠Conscious Parenting Support for Toddler Moms!


About Your Host:

Cara Tyrrell, M.Ed is a Vermont-based Early Childhood Educator, Conscious Parenting Coach, and the founder of Core4Parenting. She is the passionate mastermind behind the Collaborative Parenting Methodology(™), a birth-to-five, soul and science-based framework that empowers parents to maximize their child’s early learning while raising fantastic human beings who succeed in school and life.

While teaching preschool and Kindergarten, she noticed her students knew their ABC’s and 123’s, but struggled with their social, emotional, and interpersonal skills. At drop-off, parents would say, “We’re so glad that you are their first teacher”, but she knew she wasn’t -- their parents were! This realization led to her professional pivot as an online Early Childhood Parent Educator and Coach. 

Cara has embraced her role as a thought leader and fierce advocate for Pandemic parents raising the COVID Generation (GEN-C). Through keynotes, teacher training, and her podcast, Transforming the Toddler Years, she’s teaching the 5 Executive Functioning Skills kids need to navigate our ever-changing world.

Cara holds Bachelor degrees in American Sign Language (ASL) and Linguistics and a Master’s degree in Education. She lives in southern Vermont with her two nearly grown-and-flown daughters and a husband who is her biggest cheerleader. Ready to raise world-ready kids who change the world? Visit www.caratyrrell.com/bio to begin your Collaborative Parenting journey!

Jul 13, 202331:14
Ep. 53 The Power of Engaging With vs. Entertaining Our Kids

Ep. 53 The Power of Engaging With vs. Entertaining Our Kids

In this episode, Cara explores the difference between Entertaining and Engaging our kids and how the way we interact helps our kids grow into people who feel empowered, instead of enabled, leading to strong self and world-ready skills.

Core4Parenting Resources:

🤯Struggling with MELTDOWNS? Download this FREE Audio Guide today - 🎧⁠⁠⁠⁠5 Mindful Mantras for Conscious Moms Managing Toddler Meltdowns!


🎓 Enroll today: The Pandemic Mom's School Readiness Mini-Course  (DM Cara on Instagram for a 50% off promo code!)


👋🏽Join us in our free private FB group -- ⁠Conscious Parenting Support for Toddler Moms!


About Your Host:

Cara Tyrrell, M.Ed is a Vermont-based Early Childhood Educator, Conscious Parenting Coach, and the founder of Core4Parenting. She is the passionate mastermind behind the Collaborative Parenting Methodology(™), a birth-to-five, soul and science-based framework that empowers parents to maximize their child’s early learning while raising fantastic human beings who succeed in school and life.

While teaching preschool and Kindergarten, she noticed her students knew their ABC’s and 123’s, but struggled with their social, emotional, and interpersonal skills. At drop-off, parents would say, “We’re so glad that you are their first teacher”, but she knew she wasn’t -- their parents were! This realization led to her professional pivot as an online Early Childhood Parent Educator and Coach. 

Cara has embraced her role as a thought leader and fierce advocate for Pandemic parents raising the COVID Generation (GEN-C). Through keynotes, teacher training, and her podcast, Transforming the Toddler Years, she’s teaching the 5 Executive Functioning Skills kids need to navigate our ever-changing world.

Cara holds Bachelor degrees in American Sign Language (ASL) and Linguistics and a Master’s degree in Education. She lives in southern Vermont with her two nearly grown-and-flown daughters and a husband who is her biggest cheerleader. Ready to raise world-ready kids who change the world? Visit www.caratyrrell.com/bio to begin your Collaborative Parenting journey!

Jul 11, 202310:02
Ep. 52 How to Talk With Your Kids About Grief & Loss

Ep. 52 How to Talk With Your Kids About Grief & Loss

In this episode, Cara welcomes Jessica Porté, a mom, wife, and the Founder and CEO of Wayfinder Family Co., a coaching and consulting agency supporting families and the organizations that support them navigate grief, loss, and change. She has over 12 years of experience in nonprofits working with family systems facing challenges related to grief, addiction, and other forms of loss. Jessica shares her personal story of loss related traumas and how she's learned how to speak to kids intentionally to support them to truly process their feelings.

Jessica has experience in program development, management, group facilitation, professional training, bereavement camp leadership and development, and community and school programming. She is a member of the National Alliance for Children Grieving, International Coaching Federation, and a volunteer for American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.



Core4Parenting Resources:

🤯Struggling with MELTDOWNS? Download this FREE Audio Guide today - 🎧⁠⁠⁠⁠5 Mindful Mantras for Conscious Moms Managing Toddler Meltdowns!


🎓 Enroll today: The Pandemic Mom's School Readiness Mini-Course (DM Cara on Instagram for a 50% off promo code!)


👋🏽Join us in our free private FB group -- ⁠Conscious Parenting Support for Toddler Moms!


About Your Host:

Cara Tyrrell, M.Ed is a Vermont-based Early Childhood Educator, Conscious Parenting Coach, and the founder of Core4Parenting. She is the passionate mastermind behind the Collaborative Parenting Methodology(™), a birth-to-five, soul and science-based framework that empowers parents to maximize their child’s early learning while raising fantastic human beings who succeed in school and life.

While teaching preschool and Kindergarten, she noticed her students knew their ABC’s and 123’s, but struggled with their social, emotional, and interpersonal skills. At drop-off, parents would say, “We’re so glad that you are their first teacher”, but she knew she wasn’t -- their parents were! This realization led to her professional pivot as an online Early Childhood Parent Educator and Coach. 

Cara has embraced her role as a thought leader and fierce advocate for Pandemic parents raising the COVID Generation (GEN-C). Through keynotes, teacher training, and her podcast, Transforming the Toddler Years, she’s teaching the 5 Executive Functioning Skills kids need to navigate our ever-changing world.

Cara holds Bachelor degrees in American Sign Language (ASL) and Linguistics and a Master’s degree in Education. She lives in southern Vermont with her two nearly grown-and-flown daughters and a husband who is her biggest cheerleader. Ready to raise world-ready kids who change the world? Visit www.caratyrrell.com/bio to begin your Collaborative Parenting journey!

Jul 06, 202335:43
Ep. 51 Let's Celebrate as the Podcast turns 6 Months Old!

Ep. 51 Let's Celebrate as the Podcast turns 6 Months Old!

This episode celebrates YOU as the podcast turns 6 months old and you continue the big work of raising world and school-ready kids!

Cara revisits the 5 Skills for Success in School and Life mini-series she launched the show with by turning it into a brand new MINI-Course!

MINI in time and money commitment - MIGHTY in impact!

Fall will be here before we know it! Help your kids be school ready by applying the strategies you learn this summer.


Enroll today: The Pandemic Mom's School Readiness Mini-Course

Use promo code 6MONTHS for 50% off.


About Your Host:

Cara Tyrrell, M.Ed is a Vermont-based Early Childhood Educator, Conscious Parenting Coach, and the founder of Core4Parenting(TM). She is the passionate mastermind behind the Collaborative Parenting Methodology(™), a birth-to-five, soul and science-based framework that empowers parents to maximize their child’s early learning while raising fantastic human beings who succeed in school and life.

While teaching preschool and Kindergarten, she noticed her students knew their ABC’s and 123’s, but struggled with their social, emotional, and interpersonal skills. At drop-off, parents would say, “We’re so glad that you are their first teacher”, but she knew she wasn’t -- their parents were! This realization led to her professional pivot as an online Early Childhood Parent Educator and Coach. 

Cara has embraced her role as a thought leader and fierce advocate for Pandemic parents raising the COVID Generation (GEN-C). Through keynotes, teacher training, and her podcast, Transforming the Toddler Years, she’s teaching the 5 Executive Functioning Skills kids need to navigate our ever-changing world.

Cara holds Bachelor degrees in American Sign Language (ASL) and Linguistics and a Master’s degree in Education. She lives in southern Vermont with her two nearly grown-and-flown daughters and a husband who is her biggest cheerleader. Ready to raise world-ready kids who change the world? Visit www.caratyrrell.com/bio to begin your Collaborative Parenting journey!

Jul 04, 202308:59
Ep. 50 Toddlers and Technology - New Findings and Long Term Learning Outcomes

Ep. 50 Toddlers and Technology - New Findings and Long Term Learning Outcomes

In this episode, Cara welcomes Nicole Rawson, a digital wellness expert. She is the founder of Screen Time Clinic®, the largest international network of certified digital wellness educators helping schools, corporations, and sports teams make smart choices about time online to flourish in the real world.

Although her children are young adults now, they still struggle with digital addictions from excessive time as youngsters in front of screens not from the pandemic, but from the explosion of edTech and novelty of iPads and iPhones that were thought to have amazing benefits not knowing the impact on brain development and addictive properties.

Nicole's mission is to help new moms flourish in the digital age without regrets, eyes wide open, no judgment approach to knowing better-- and doing better!


Are you ready to take control of your child's screen time? Take 50% off the Screen Smart Families Course with promo code "COREPARENTING" She is also the author of a children’s book, Screen Smart Sam. Grab a copy of the book today and help your children grow up screen smart!


Core4Parenting Resources:

🤯Struggling with MELTDOWNS? Download this FREE Audio Guide today - 🎧⁠⁠⁠⁠5 Mindful Mantras for Conscious Moms Managing Toddler Meltdowns!


🎓 Grab The ⁠⁠⁠Pandemic Mom's Guide to Preschool Readiness Today ⁠⁠⁠- Download the 📖Ebook or listen to the 🎧Audiobook!


👋🏽Join us in our free private FB group -- ⁠Conscious Parenting Support for Toddler Moms!


About Your Host:

Cara Tyrrell, M.Ed is a Vermont-based Early Childhood Educator, Conscious Parenting Coach, and the founder of Core4Parenting. She is the passionate mastermind behind the Collaborative Parenting Methodology(™), a birth-to-five, soul and science-based framework that empowers parents to maximize their child’s early learning while raising fantastic human beings who succeed in school and life.

While teaching preschool and Kindergarten, she noticed her students knew their ABC’s and 123’s, but struggled with their social, emotional, and interpersonal skills. At drop-off, parents would say, “We’re so glad that you are their first teacher”, but she knew she wasn’t -- their parents were! This realization led to her professional pivot as an online Early Childhood Parent Educator and Coach. 

Cara has embraced her role as a thought leader and fierce advocate for Pandemic parents raising the COVID Generation (GEN-C). Through keynotes, teacher training, and her podcast, Transforming the Toddler Years, she’s teaching the 5 Executive Functioning Skills kids need to navigate our ever-changing world.

Cara holds Bachelor degrees in American Sign Language (ASL) and Linguistics and a Master’s degree in Education. She lives in southern Vermont with her two nearly grown-and-flown daughters and a husband who is her biggest cheerleader. Ready to raise world-ready kids who change the world? Visit www.caratyrrell.com/bio to begin your Collaborative Parenting journey!

Jun 29, 202346:49
Ep. 49 Why Mini Regressions are a Learning Opportunity

Ep. 49 Why Mini Regressions are a Learning Opportunity

In this episode, Cara tackles how hard it is to watch your child (seemingly) not know how to do something they had previously mastered. Great news! They still know how and the regression is only temporary. Learn why and how to support your child during a major learning leap.


Core4Parenting Resources:

👋🏽Join us in our free private FB group -- ⁠⁠Conscious Parenting Support for Toddler Moms!⁠


🤯Struggling with MELTDOWNS? Download this FREE Audio Guide today - 🎧⁠⁠⁠⁠5 Mindful Mantras for Conscious Moms Managing Toddler Meltdowns!


About Your Host:

Cara Tyrrell, M.Ed is a Vermont-based Early Childhood Educator, Conscious Parenting Coach, and the founder of Core4Parenting(TM). She is the passionate mastermind behind the Collaborative Parenting Methodology(™), a birth-to-five, soul and science-based framework that empowers parents to maximize their child’s early learning while raising fantastic human beings who succeed in school and life.

While teaching preschool and Kindergarten, she noticed her students knew their ABC’s and 123’s, but struggled with their social, emotional, and interpersonal skills. At drop-off, parents would say, “We’re so glad that you are their first teacher”, but she knew she wasn’t -- their parents were! This realization led to her professional pivot as an online Early Childhood Parent Educator and Coach. 

Cara has embraced her role as a thought leader and fierce advocate for Pandemic parents raising the COVID Generation (GEN-C). Through keynotes, teacher training, and her podcast, Transforming the Toddler Years, she’s teaching the 5 Executive Functioning Skills kids need to navigate our ever-changing world.

Cara holds Bachelor degrees in American Sign Language (ASL) and Linguistics and a Master’s degree in Education. She lives in southern Vermont with her two nearly grown-and-flown daughters and a husband who is her biggest cheerleader. Ready to raise world-ready kids who change the world? Visit www.caratyrrell.com/bio to begin your Collaborative Parenting journey!


Jun 27, 202307:05
Ep. 48 Mastering Your Emotions While Co-Parenting with Erica Bennett

Ep. 48 Mastering Your Emotions While Co-Parenting with Erica Bennett

In this episode, Cara welcomes Erica Bennett, mom to an amazing 11-year-old son and creator of The Crazy Ex-Wives Podcast. She shares her journey through divorce, then navigating the many stages of co-parenting to reach the place she is today. Erica is also an empowerment coach and a woman obsessed with helping you rewire the fear that is holding you back. She specializes in the space where the woo and the work collide which makes this a powerful episode for parents who strive to co-parent from a place of mindfulness and intention. She's also generously giving you her course for free!

Use promo code CORE4 to get her Mastering the Emotions of Co-Parenting Course for FREE!


Other Links for Erica:

IG: https://www.instagram.com/thecrazyexwivesclub/

Website: www.thecrazyexwivesclub.com


Core4Parenting Resources:

🤯Struggling with MELTDOWNS? Download this FREE Audio Guide today - 🎧⁠⁠⁠⁠5 Mindful Mantras for Conscious Moms Managing Toddler Meltdowns!


🎓 Grab The ⁠⁠⁠Pandemic Mom's Guide to Preschool Readiness Today ⁠⁠⁠- Download the 📖Ebook or listen to the 🎧Audiobook!


👋🏽Join us in our free private FB group -- ⁠Conscious Parenting Support for Toddler Moms!


About Your Host:

Cara Tyrrell, M.Ed is a Vermont-based Early Childhood Educator, Conscious Parenting Coach, and the founder of Core4Parenting. She is the passionate mastermind behind the Collaborative Parenting Methodology(™), a birth-to-five, soul and science-based framework that empowers parents to maximize their child’s early learning while raising fantastic human beings who succeed in school and life.

While teaching preschool and Kindergarten, she noticed her students knew their ABC’s and 123’s, but struggled with their social, emotional, and interpersonal skills. At drop-off, parents would say, “We’re so glad that you are their first teacher”, but she knew she wasn’t -- their parents were! This realization led to her professional pivot as an online Early Childhood Parent Educator and Coach. 

Cara has embraced her role as a thought leader and fierce advocate for Pandemic parents raising the COVID Generation (GEN-C). Through keynotes, teacher training, and her podcast, Transforming the Toddler Years, she’s teaching the 5 Executive Functioning Skills kids need to navigate our ever-changing world.

Cara holds Bachelor degrees in American Sign Language (ASL) and Linguistics and a Master’s degree in Education. She lives in southern Vermont with her two nearly grown-and-flown daughters and a husband who is her biggest cheerleader. Ready to raise world-ready kids who change the world? Visit www.caratyrrell.com/bio to begin your Collaborative Parenting journey!

Jun 22, 202344:37
Ep. 47 Why Asking Your Kids "Why Did You Do That" Doesn't Work

Ep. 47 Why Asking Your Kids "Why Did You Do That" Doesn't Work

In this episode, Cara explains how it's natural to want to help your child understand WHY their behavior was inappropriate, but that simply asking them to identify why they chose to act out doesn't work. Listen and walk away with new strategies and intentional language to help your child process their decisions, and the consequences, so they truly learn from their mistakes.


Core4Parenting Resources:

🤯Struggling with MELTDOWNS? Download this FREE Audio Guide today - 🎧⁠⁠⁠⁠5 Mindful Mantras for Conscious Moms Managing Toddler Meltdowns!


🎓 Grab The ⁠⁠⁠Pandemic Mom's Guide to Preschool Readiness Today ⁠⁠⁠- Download the 📖Ebook or listen to the 🎧Audiobook!


👋🏽Join us in our free private FB group -- ⁠Conscious Parenting Support for Toddler Moms!


About Your Host:

Cara Tyrrell, M.Ed is a Vermont-based Early Childhood Educator, Conscious Parenting Coach, and the founder of Core4Parenting. She is the passionate mastermind behind the Collaborative Parenting Methodology(™), a birth-to-five, soul and science-based framework that empowers parents to maximize their child’s early learning while raising fantastic human beings who succeed in school and life.

While teaching preschool and Kindergarten, she noticed her students knew their ABC’s and 123’s, but struggled with their social, emotional, and interpersonal skills. At drop-off, parents would say, “We’re so glad that you are their first teacher”, but she knew she wasn’t -- their parents were! This realization led to her professional pivot as an online Early Childhood Parent Educator and Coach. 

Cara has embraced her role as a thought leader and fierce advocate for Pandemic parents raising the COVID Generation (GEN-C). Through keynotes, teacher training, and her podcast, Transforming the Toddler Years, she’s teaching the 5 Executive Functioning Skills kids need to navigate our ever-changing world.

Cara holds Bachelor degrees in American Sign Language (ASL) and Linguistics and a Master’s degree in Education. She lives in southern Vermont with her two nearly grown-and-flown daughters and a husband who is her biggest cheerleader. Ready to raise world-ready kids who change the world? Visit www.caratyrrell.com/bio to begin your Collaborative Parenting journey!




Jun 20, 202308:47
Ep 46. An Episode for Conscious Dads! Gender Neutral Diaper Backpacks with Meng Li

Ep 46. An Episode for Conscious Dads! Gender Neutral Diaper Backpacks with Meng Li

Aka: The Conscious Dad's Episode (Happy Father's Day!)

In this episode, Cara welcomes Meng Li, mama to two young kids and the founder of Huhu, makers of a gender-neutral and functional diaper backpack for all parents. This inclusive conversation touches on how to honor and respect your partner from the newborn days, ways that both parents can access self-care, and intentional language for asking for help without implying role assignments. In short, this episode helps you truly partner with your partner to tackle raising kids as a team.

Connect with Meng ⁠on Instagram⁠ and explore the Huhu Backpack HERE! Use code CORE4 to get 20% off your order!


Core4Parenting Resources:

🤯Struggling with MELTDOWNS? Download this FREE Audio Guide today - 🎧⁠⁠⁠⁠5 Mindful Mantras for Conscious Moms Managing Toddler Meltdowns!


🎓 Grab The ⁠⁠⁠Pandemic Mom's Guide to Preschool Readiness Today ⁠⁠⁠- Download the 📖Ebook or listen to the 🎧Audiobook!


👋🏽Join us in our free private FB group -- ⁠Conscious Parenting Support for Toddler Moms!


About the Host:

Cara Tyrrell, M.Ed is a Vermont-based Early Childhood Educator, Conscious Parenting Coach, and the founder of Core4Parenting. She is the passionate mastermind behind the Collaborative Parenting Methodology(™), a birth-to-five, soul and science-based framework that empowers parents to maximize their child’s early learning while raising fantastic human beings who succeed in school and life.

While teaching preschool and Kindergarten, she noticed her students knew their ABC’s and 123’s, but struggled with their social, emotional, and interpersonal skills. At drop off, parents would say, “We’re so glad that you are their first teacher”, but she knew she wasn’t -- their parents were! This realization led to her professional pivot as an online Early Childhood Parent Educator and Coach. 

Cara has embraced her role as a thought leader and fierce advocate for Pandemic parents raising the COVID Generation (GEN-C). Through keynotes, teacher training, and her podcast, Transforming the Toddler Years, she’s teaching the 5 Executive Functioning Skills kids need to navigate our ever-changing world.

Cara has Bachelor degrees in American Sign Language (ASL) and Linguistics and a Master’s degree in Education. She lives in southern Vermont with her two nearly grown-and-flown daughters and a husband who is her biggest cheerleader. Ready to raise world-ready kids who change the world? Visit www.caratyrrell.com/bio to begin your Collaborative Parenting journey!


Jun 15, 202329:36
Ep 45. The Birthday Gift Every Mom Wants (And I got it!)
Jun 13, 202313:22
Ep. 44 Nerouscience for Littles- Mini-Person Mindset Work with Melanie Daly
Jun 08, 202330:32