Positive Discipline TV

This is a monthly show created in partnership between Positive Discipline and Sproutable designed to highlight the voices, wisdom and diversity of Positive Discipline parent educators, directly to the parents we serve.

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Interview with Dr. Jane Nelsen

author of Positive Discipline

In this episode you will hear:

  • What encouragement, connection and firmness looks like in parenting kids of ALL ages
  • How Positive Discipline was “born”
  • What continues to surprise Dr. Nelsen about Positive Discipline
  • Positive Discipline tools you can use right away for any challenging behavior
  • About Dr. Nelsen’s “before PD” kids and “after PD” kids

Interview with Dr. Tammy Keces

Positive Discipline Lead Trainer and Head of School at Irvine Hebrew Day School

In this episode you will hear:

  • Why Tammy never thought Positive Discipline would work, and how it led to the founding of IHDS – a Positive Discipline Lab School
  • A real-life example of how a school founded on PD navigates a behavioral crisis with one of it’s students
  • The intersection of the teachings of the Torah and PD philosophy
  • A special guest appearance from Jane Nelsen who shares about visiting Tammy when she was a classroom teacher, and what she saw there
  • Creative ways for using the wheel of choice

Interview with Natasha Nelson

Certified Positive Discipline Educator (CPDE), veteran, military spouse, and stay-at-home mother to two autistic Black girls

In this episode you will hear:

  • Differences between sensory seekers and sensory avoiders
  • All about the Supernova Momma Cool Calming Corner
  • How mistakes are opportunities to learn
  • Natasha’s favorite Positive Discipline tools
  • Specific strategies for re-parenting as an adult

Interview with Aisha Pope

A Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Positive Discipline Lead Trainer, and on the board of directors for the Positive Discipline Association. One of the authors of the Positive Discipline Tools for Kids.

In this episode you will hear:

  • The new Positive Discipline Tools for Kids Social Emotional Learning Program
  • Hear examples of the tools in practice
  • The connection between Adler and social justice
  •  Her vision for a better world

Purchase your Positive Discipline Tool Cards for Kids here.

Interview with Dina Emser

A certified Positive Discipline Lead Trainer, parent, teacher, school principal, speaker and trainer. Creator of Empowering People in the Workplace the Positive Discipline Way.

In this episode you will hear:

  • Dina’s journey to Positive Discipline
  • Intersections of Positive Discipline, parenting and workplace relationships
  • Positive Discipline in the workplace training
  • Laddership to leadership
  • Positive Discipline skills and tools to help leaders


Empowering People in the Workplace

Interview with Noha Alshugairi

Author of Positive Parenting in the Muslim Home and Positive Discipline Lead Trainer.

In this episode you will hear:

  • Noha‘s journey to Positive Discipline
  • What Positive Discipline looks like for her family
  • The intersections of her Muslim faith and Positive Discipline
  • Positive Discipline tools for teens
  • The commonality between all parents, regardless of faith or country
  • The biggest parenting issues facing muslim families today