Episode 81

Published on:

5th Jul 2024

EP81-Cristina Rodrigues-Parenting with Compassion: Embracing Gentle Discipline

Cristina Rodrigues

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Cristina Rodrigues is a certified positive discipline educator, specializing in early childhood, and is the founder of Changing Parenting. Cristina helps parents of preschoolers (aged 3 to 6) who want to gentle parent, but often feel judged and unsupported. She reassures parents that they don’t have to be perfect. Cristina gives them the tools to be able to raise their children with kindness instead of fear, while simultaneously focusing on self-compassion and the knowledge that being a good parent 51% of the time is already amazing.

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In this episode, Cristina Rodrigues shares invaluable insights into gentle parenting, emphasizing empathy, connection, and mutual respect between parents and children. Drawing from her extensive experience as an educator and parent, Cristina advocates for nurturing environments that foster emotional intelligence and resilience in children.

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Bringing Education Home
Helping families develop inside and outside the box!
Bringing Education Home is hosted by Herb and Kristina Heagh-Avritt, founders of Vibrant Family Education. Each week, they interview experts who serve families and discuss topics that help parents take charge of their children's education. Our goal? To empower families, especially those navigating the challenges of entrepreneurship, with practical tips and strategies for a more harmonious and enriched family life.

In a time when the education system is so broken, we believe in bringing education home to keep families unified and help them bond more deeply. As parents, we know our children best, and we are their most effective teachers.

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Kristina Heagh-Avritt

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Kristina uses 27 years of teaching experience to guide parents in a different way. She
empowers parents to provide their children with a holistic education—one that not only equips them with academic skills but also instills qualities like compassion, integrity, determination, and a growth mindset. Kristina believes that when children recognize their strengths and weaknesses, they can understand their unique learning styles and better navigate the world. Now she also makes guests shine as she interviews on a variety of family centered topics.

Herbert Heagh-Avritt

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Herbert has had a varied career from business management, working in the semi-conductor industry and being an entrepreneur for most of his life. His vast experience in a variety of areas makes for wisdom and knowledge that shines forth through his creative ideas and "outside-the-box" thinking.