Podcast: Creating an emotionally healthy home for your child

In this episode we welcome back Dr Vanessa Lapointe who shares her parenting wisdom on understanding how to create an emotionally healthy home for children.

We explore the unique role fathers play and how this impacts a child’s ability to feel safe, express their emotions and depend on their dad.

She also delves into emotional triggers as parents and how we can become curious with our own emotions to avoid projecting it onto our kids.
As Vanessa says “When you are raising a child, it will bring you to your knees, the degree to which it will stir emotions from childhood and beyond…”

We are excited to share this podcast with you!

About our guest

Dr. Vanessa Lapointe is a mom, parenting educator, best-selling author, international speaker, and a regularly invited media guest. She holds a doctoral degree in psychology, and practiced as a psychologist for nearly 20 years, before devoting her full-time energy to connecting with parents and other “big people” around the globe in 2023. Founder of The North Star Developmental Clinic, Dr. Vanessa has long been supporting families and children in her developmental clinic alongside her team, and has previous experience in community mental health and the school system. Dr. Vanessa is known for bringing a sense of nurturing understanding and humanity to all of her work. Her passion is in walking alongside parents, teachers, care providers, and other big people to really see the world through the child’s eyes. She believes that if we can do this, we are beautifully positioned to grow up our children in the best possible way.

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