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Back to School Pep Talk with Dr. Hope Seidel

Back to School Pep Talk with Dr. Hope Seidel

Update: 2023-08-153


It's back to school time and we honestly needed a little pep talk. So, Dr. Seidel joined us on the podcast this week to calm our nerves. Her biggest piece of advice? You have to let your kids fail. (As a perfectionist who wants to cover my kids in bubble wrap every single day, it’s hard to hear.) Parents often say, I’ll worry about my own needs later. However, Dr. Seidel says we need to put our own oxygen masks on first. There is no better way to teach our children than to model it with our own behavior.

We talk about what success really means for kids and how to instill (and standby) family values. Dr. Hope Seidel has been practicing medicine for over 20 years. She is a pediatrician, a mom, and now runs a 1:1 parent coaching company called Parent With Hope. As always, Dr. Seidel’s episode is filled with a ton of useful nuggets for parents preparing for back to school. We hope you enjoy!

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Back to School Pep Talk with Dr. Hope Seidel

Back to School Pep Talk with Dr. Hope Seidel