Tips & Resources For Conscious Parenting Beginners + More On How To Decolonize Your Parenting With Yolanda Williams

Episode 6 January 07, 2021 00:37:22
Tips & Resources For Conscious Parenting Beginners + More On How To Decolonize Your Parenting With Yolanda Williams
Tips & Resources For Conscious Parenting Beginners + More On How To Decolonize Your Parenting With Yolanda Williams

Show Notes

In today's episode, I discuss the best tips and resources for conscious parenting beginners with Yolanda Williams, of the Parenting Decolonized podcast and Conscious Parenting Time. I originally joined Yolanda's Facebook community, Conscious Parenting For The Culture, when my oldest turned two and I realized the discipline methods we had employed so far were not working.

From the nuggets of wisdom Yolanda and her team drop every day, to the daily thoughtful discussions surrounding conscious and decolonized parenting and the incredibly helpful bite-sized units in the group, I have learned so much and my husband and I have been able to shape a beautiful and respectful relationship with our babies. When I started TRIBE Culture LIFE back in October, Yolanda was one of the first guests I reached out to, so I am super excited to share our discussion this week. Enjoy!

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Parenting For Liberation: A Guide For Raising Black Children, by Trina Greene Brown

The Conscious Parent: Transforming Ourselves, Empowering Our Children, by Dr. Shefali Tsabari

Ages And Stages: A Parent's Guide To Normal Childhood Development, by Charles E. Schaefer

The Whole Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies To Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind, by Daniel J. Siegel

Conscious Parenting For The Culture (Facebook community)

Parenting Decolonized podcast

If you want EVEN MORE resources for conscious parenting, make sure to register for Yolanda's upcoming 'Rona, Racism & Radical Parenting Conference. The conference is virtual an general admission tickets are FREE!



When Yolanda Williams got pregnant with her now toddler, she studied as much as she could about brain development and age appropriate behavior. While much of "positive parenting" focuses on the child's behavior, Yolanda realized, through her journey, that the most important person to focus on is YOU since that's the only behavior you can control. That idea, along with the belief that you can successfully parent with empathy, respect, and non-violence, had a huge impact on Yolanda's conscious parenting philosophy.

Today, Yolanda is a Certified Positive Discipline Coach, the host of the Parenting Decolonized podcast, and founder of Conscious Parenting Time. Yolanda's mission is to help Black parents unpack how colonization has effected the Black family structure and teach parents how to raise liberated Black children without breaking their spirits.



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If you enjoyed this episode, check out a previous episode on Unschooling Resources for Black Families and this one on Discussing Race & Racism With Your Kids


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