"We may not change the system now, but if we teach our kids empathy, for example, they will grow up and change the system."

- Jessica Joelle Alexander

What does it mean to parent the “Danish way”? 

 

Join us as we break down play, authenticity, reframing, empathy, praise, hygge in parenting, work and life with speaker and bestselling author, Jessica Joelle Alexander.

Episode Takeaways

  • The essence of Danish parenting [02:00]

  • “P” in parent stands for “play” [03:24]

  • “A” stands for “authenticity” [11:08]

  • “R” stands for “reframing” [23:31]

  • “E” stands for “empathy” [33:38]

  • “N” stands for “no ultimatums” [42:25]

  • “T” stands for “togetherness and hygge” [53:05]

  • Daily habits and routines to stay sharp [58:33]

  • Special event and something weird [59:30]

  • Principles, motivators and demotivator [01:01:21]

  • Teacher and book recommendations [01:03:32]

  • Lessons to and from Denmark, and closing comments [01:05:40]