Episode 56: Shelby Gil – Water safety

Shelby Gil is my sister and she is on the podcast today! Shelby teaches survival swim and is a PediaSwim instructor. We talk about what she does with kids and teaching them how to float and survive in the water and reasons why you might want to consider doing this with your own kids.  I … Read moreEpisode 56: Shelby Gil – Water safety

Episode 55: Ash Brandin – Healthy relationships with screens and video games

Ash Brandin is a middle school social studies teacher who thinks that school should feel as motivating as a game. Ash creates lessons and structures that motivate like games. I have already learned so much from their Instagram page around the topic of video games and I feel a lot of relief because video games … Read moreEpisode 55: Ash Brandin – Healthy relationships with screens and video games

Episode 54: Amy Mockbee – Partnering with teachers, screen time, and giving yourself grace as a parent

Amy Mockbee is with the individualized early childhood consulting company, Work and Play. We had her confounder, Emily Boucher, on the show on episode 45 talking about fostering independence in your children. Amy has been teaching preschool for over 23 years and has a lot of experience! Amy and I talk about partnering with teachers, … Read moreEpisode 54: Amy Mockbee – Partnering with teachers, screen time, and giving yourself grace as a parent

Episode 53: Lisa Chan – Tips from an occupational therapist

Lisa Chan is on the show today! Lisa is an Occupational Therapist for children. On her Instagram, she gives simple, practical and fun ideas for families. In this episode, we talk about some basic occupational therapy tactics that Lisa uses in her own practice. She gives us some really good ideas about helping children learn … Read moreEpisode 53: Lisa Chan – Tips from an occupational therapist

Episode 52: Lindsay Garrett – Parenting your way

Lindsay is a licensed clinical social worker and writer. She has worked with parents and pre-parents in the world of adoption for the past 10 years focusing on preparing parents to be ready to have kids. In this episode, we focus on methods of discipline for your family, choosing your family mission statement and values, … Read moreEpisode 52: Lindsay Garrett – Parenting your way

Episode 51: Sarah Boyd – Navigating difficult emotions

Sarah Boyd is the founder of Resilient Little Hearts which is a children’s book series that teaches resilience and emotional health. Their bestselling book is called The Boy Who Stood Up Tall. Sarah has tons of parenting resources. She is a psychologist and works in neuro leadership.  In this episode, we talk about teaching kids … Read moreEpisode 51: Sarah Boyd – Navigating difficult emotions

Episode 50: Megan Michelson & Mary Flo Ridley – Sex. How and when do we talk to our kids about it

Megan Michelson & Mary Flo Ridley are on the podcast today! They teach us through a simple online course that give parents the tools and confidence to talk to their young kids about sex. Mary Flo has been doing this for over 30 years and Megan joined her team just a few years ago. They … Read moreEpisode 50: Megan Michelson & Mary Flo Ridley – Sex. How and when do we talk to our kids about it

Episode 49: Cali Werner – Family and Behavioral Therapist

Cali Werner is a family and behavioral therapist. She focuses on Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, athletes and repetitive and ritualistic performance inhibiting behaviors, anxiety, mental health stigmas and more. Cali also recently wrote a book and it’s called Anxious Annie. In this episode, she gives us really thoughtful ways to evaluate and decide if our kids … Read moreEpisode 49: Cali Werner – Family and Behavioral Therapist

Episode 48: Bri Cook – Favorite books, things and more!

Today’s episode is a lighthearted conversation with my friend Bri Cook! She is a nurse practitioner turned stay at home mom. She is a Beautycounter consultant and we dive into some of our favorite Beautycounter products in this episode! For the first time both of her kids are in school full time so we talk … Read moreEpisode 48: Bri Cook – Favorite books, things and more!

Episode 47: Shannon Leach – Faith in the waiting

Shannon is an inspiring mom of 5. All 5 of her kids came into her life through IVF. Shannon is an ARNP but recently resigned to stay at home with her kids. She’s also a Virtual Health Coach and Business Mentor. In this episode, we talk about the IVF process, battling anxiety and talking to … Read moreEpisode 47: Shannon Leach – Faith in the waiting