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Rebel Parenting with Ryan & Laura Dobson

There are billions of parents in the world, yet we often feel like we’re alone. At Rebel Parenting, you’ll find honest, real advice from parents who are trying—and sometimes failing—just like you are. It’s practical, tangible and born from the real struggles parents face.

Rebel Parenting with Ryan & Laura Dobson

Recent Episodes

The Secret to Deescalating Conflicts with Your Kids

Jan. 3, 2023

In this video, Ryan Dobson discusses the importance of deescalation as a crucial skill for navigating conflicts with children. He provides strategies for staying calm, using positive language, listening actively, validating …

Unlock the Secret to Understanding Your Children

Dec. 27, 2022

In this video, Ryan Dobson discusses the importance of looking for context when trying to understand and build relationships with our children. By asking open-ended questions, validating their feelings, looking for patterns …

The Wingfeather Saga Animated Series: Interviews with Luci Dobson, Andrew Peterson and Chris Wall

Dec. 22, 2022

In this special edition of REBEL Parenting, Ryan is joined in the studio by his 10-year-old daughter, Luci, to discuss the new Wingfeather Saga animated series. Ryan also interviews the author, Andrew Peterson, and illustrat…


Dec. 8, 2022

In this video, we're going to discuss Rebel Parents: how they model good behavior & why other parents should follow their lead. Rebel parents are those who buck the norm and try to do things their own way. They're not afraid…

8 REASONS Why LISTENING is More Important than TALKING to your CHILD

Nov. 30, 2022

In this video, I'm sharing 8 reasons why it is more important to listen to your child than to talk to them. Listening is one of the most important things you can do as a parent. Not only does it help build a strong relations…

Why REBEL Parents Value Their Spouse's Input

Nov. 28, 2022

In this short video, I'm explaining why Rebel Parents value their spouse's input. This is an important message to share because it shows that we are not alone in our struggles and that there is help available. We all face un…