Parenting

The kitchen is one of the best avenues for getting to know your child on a deeper level. -Michelle Borba

121: How to Raise THRIVERS – Mentally Strong Kids With a “WE GOT THIS!” Attitude

Not kidding, I referenced this interview FOUR times the same week we recorded — it’s THAT pertinent to our experience in this pandemic and our jobs as parents! I’m already planning to ask Michele back because she’s such a wealth of knowledge, but today we’re focusing on the MOST important quality our kids need today …

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I want my kids to be resistant to marketing. -Katie Kimball

120: I Want My Kids to be “Marketing Proof” | Teaching Kids About Advertising

Digital advertising spending aimed at kids is expected to reach 1.7 billion dollars this year, increasing 42% from 3 years ago. In 2006 young people were estimated to see more than 40,000 ads per year…do your kids have the armor they need to protect them from the onslaught of untruths coming at them??? Today we’ll …

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If your child is getting out of bed at night, make sure bedtime is EARLY enough! -Kim West

119: Sleep Coaching for Attachment Parenting (Gentle, Timely & Healthy Sleep Habits for Kids from Infancy to Childhood)

I have a vague, fuzzy recollection of learning the Sleep Lady Shuffle when I was a young mom. I don’t think I did it quite right, hence the fuzzy brain from lack of sleep, but I love everything about it! If you’re in a phase of parenting where sleep is a challenge, whether you have …

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Emotional eating isn't about what you eat, it's about when and why you're eating.

116: Emotional Eating Habits Start in Childhood (how to avoid that with your kids!)

Raise a thumb if you’ve caught yourself stress eating in the past year… How about rewarding yourself for getting through the day with a little something to indulge in (sugary treats or alcohol)? And have you seen anyone in your household engage in emotional eating? Eating because you’re sad, stressed, anxious, worried, overwhelmed, etc? We …

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We forget how much our kids are capable of because we've been fed the lie that our kids are in constant danger, can only learn when we didactically teach them and they can't handle anything. -Lenore Skenazy

111: Why Sharp Knives in the Hands of Children are a Beneficial Risk to Raise Confident Children

Our interview guest today has been a journalist and writer for many years and earned herself the title of “Worst Mom in America.” I’m so proud to interview her because she earned that title when she let her 9-year-old ride the subway alone and wasn’t afraid to write about it in a major publication. 🙂 …

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