Today on the podcast, we’re chatting with Debbie Reber of TiLT Parenting who shares that being differently wired isn’t a deficit.

About Debbie
Debbie Reber, founder of TiLT and host of the TiLT Parenting Podcast, is a New York Times bestselling author, coach, and speaker. Her most recent books include Doable: The Girls’ Guide to Accomplishing Just About AnythingChill: Stress-Reducing Techniques for a More Balanced, Peaceful You, and In Their Shoes: Extraordinary Women Describe Their Amazing Careers.

Before becoming a writer, Debbie worked in children’s television. Originally from the U.S., Debbie and her family moved to Amsterdam, the Netherlands, in 2013. When she’s not homeschooling her 12-year-old twice-exceptional son Asher, working on TiLT, or writing books, she’s running, traveling, and reading.

[1:00] More about Debbie

[2:22] Debbie’s story on why did she created Tilt Parenting?

[4:58] What being differently wired means and how it may be affecting kids at school.
– Tips for parents who have differently wired kids in school
– How to make the switch from looking at deficits/flaws to celebrating our kids’ differences

[11:03] How the arts can help with problem solving and critical thinking for differently wired kids.

[16:35] Find out about helping kids develop a growth mindset.

[21:29] Executive Functioning – why these skills important for differently wired kids.
– Morning routines for kids that are differently wired

[24:25] Book reference: Julie Lythcott-Haims How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success

[26:14] How Debbie defines smart.

[28:52] Parting piece of advice/tip for parents that they could implement today whether or not their child is differently wired?

[32:17] Find out more about Debbie Reber through their website, TiLT Parenting.

TiLT Creed
TiLT Manifesto

Resources from the Interview

Dr. Carol Dweck – Fixed and Growth Mindsets

Julie Lythcott-Haims – How to Raise an Adult

You're moments away from unlocking a brighter future for your kiddo...

Enter your name and email address below to get started.

Wise choice my friend! Something special is on it's way to your inbox now...Now click the X to close the box and explore the possibilities here at Our Young Creators.

11 Secrets to Start Your Podcast

 Ready to start your podcast? Grab 11 Secrets to Starting Your Podcast Today.

Enter your name and email address to the right and we'll send you our 11 Secrets.

Wise choice my friend! Something special is on it's way to your inbox now. Be sure to add hello@ouryoungcreators to your address book so we don't end up in your spam or promotions folder. To close this box, click the X and then explore all the possibilities here at Our Young Creators.