Episode 42: David Thomas – Raising Boys

David Thomas is the director of family counseling at Daystar Counseling in Nashville, TN. He is the co-author of 8 books including the bestselling books Wild Things and Are My Kids on Track. As a licensed therapist, he works with kids and parents on all kinds of different topics.  He is a frequent guest on … Read moreEpisode 42: David Thomas – Raising Boys

Episode 36: Ericka Sylvester – Giving up Alcohol and Breaking the Stigma of being a Non-Drinker

Ericka Andersen Sylvester is a writer, author, podcaster and freelance extraordinaire. She also happens to be my sister. Ericka joins the show to talk about what she’s learned over the last few years about alcohol. She’s currently 8 months alcohol free with her sights set on a full year and in this episode she shares … Read moreEpisode 36: Ericka Sylvester – Giving up Alcohol and Breaking the Stigma of being a Non-Drinker

Episode 34: My husband Glenn Hein – Expert Tips from Non-Expert Parents

Today my husband Glenn joins me again for round two! If you haven’t listened to our first episode together on road tripping with kids, you can find it here in episode 28 of this podcast! In this episode we share about our (Glenn’s camping adventure with our two biggest kids and also give thoughts on … Read moreEpisode 34: My husband Glenn Hein – Expert Tips from Non-Expert Parents

Episode 33: Wendy Demer – Meditation to help kids with stress and anxiety

Wendy Demer is on the show today to talk about helping our kids with anxiety and stress through meditation. She is passionate about teaching others how to live a more balanced joyful life through meditation, self-development and increasing spiritual awareness. She educates teachers, parents, children, coaches and her peers in mindfulness, mediation and sport psychology. … Read moreEpisode 33: Wendy Demer – Meditation to help kids with stress and anxiety

Episode 31: Ginny Yurich – More time outside helps our kids academically, socially, emotionally, and physically

Ginny Yurich is the founder of 1,000 Hours Outside which is a movement to get us all outside more. Ginny, the mother of five herself has created an amazing community over on instagram where she educates on the importance of outside time and how powerful it is. In this episode we talk about the importance … Read moreEpisode 31: Ginny Yurich – More time outside helps our kids academically, socially, emotionally, and physically

Episode 29: Alissa Henry – A Love of Reading. What you should read next!

Alissa Henry is a TV host and former news anchor. She loves to read and run and is the mother of a three year old some. In this episode we talk about making time to read as a busy parent as well as tips for getting in more reading with our kids! Get your Good … Read moreEpisode 29: Alissa Henry – A Love of Reading. What you should read next!

Episode 23: Andrea Davis; Screen Time and Kids – Creating a Plan with Confidence

Andrea Davis from Better Screen Time join us today! Andrea is the mother of five and has been researching the effects screen time has on families for years now. Andrea considers her family a low-tech family who had to rethink their approach to screens. I love that Andrea’s message is not one of fear for … Read moreEpisode 23: Andrea Davis; Screen Time and Kids – Creating a Plan with Confidence

Episode 22: Jayne Havens – Empowering you to help your baby sleep through the night

Jayne Havens is a certified sleep consultant through the institute of pediatric sleep and parenting. She works with families to help get their babies and kids sleeping better through her business Snoozefest by Jayne Havens! Jayne is also the founder of Pediatric Sleep Management where she trains other people to start their own businesses as … Read moreEpisode 22: Jayne Havens – Empowering you to help your baby sleep through the night

Episode 21: Nefertiti Austin – Motherhood so White: Race, Gender and Parenting in America

Nefertiti Austin is the mother of two, Professor and the author of memoir Motherhood so White: A Memoir of Race, Gender and Parenting in America. Her work has appeared in the “New York Times”, “Washington Post”, “Huffington Post”, “MUTHA”, “Gen Medium”, and many other publications. Nefertiti adopted both of her children through the foster care … Read moreEpisode 21: Nefertiti Austin – Motherhood so White: Race, Gender and Parenting in America

Episode 20: Zoie Hoffman – Goal Setting with Kids and Homework Tips

Zoie Hoffman from Hoffman Tutoring Group joins the podcast today to talk about goal setting and tips for helping kids with homework without the chaos. If we’ve learned one thing this year it’s that having kids home for virtual school is a challenge. Zoie gives us some tangible ways we can help our kids have … Read moreEpisode 20: Zoie Hoffman – Goal Setting with Kids and Homework Tips