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Prism Parenting: Looking at Behavior in a Different Light
45 minutes | Sep 27, 2022
Preventing and Responding to Self-Harm with Dr. J. J. Kelly, PsyD
Although parents of young kids might think cutting or other forms of self-harm is something they won't need to worry about until the teenage years, Dr. Kelly explains why this is not true. She explains how parents can actively work to prevent self-harm and how to respond if it does happen in their home.
43 minutes | Aug 31, 2022
Growing Happy Kids with Dr. Maureen Healy
Dr. Healy discusses practical (and fun!) ways to build grit and resilience within your kids to foster true happiness for parent and child.
53 minutes | Jun 30, 2022
Giving our Daughters the Gift of STEM- With Author Emma Jean
Children’s author Emma Jean is passionate about helping young girls (and boys) engage with all things science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). She shares why girls have historically shied away from STEM and what parents can do to change this paradigm.
59 minutes | Jun 10, 2022
Parenting in the Age of Social Media with Dr. Melanie McNally
Dr. McNally provides insight to help you make the best decisions for your family regarding social media. She also breaks down the ever changing list of the most common social media platforms that kids and teens are exposed to and provides suggestions of how parents can stay on top of new trends and apps.
38 minutes | Jun 3, 2022
The Multi-Passionate Mom with Lauren Barrett
Lauren is a multi-passionate mom working to help all parents become their best selves and build positive relationships with their kids through mindful parenting. She hits on several great topics including small changes parents can make to decrease the overwhelm that is all to common, how to teach your kids about disabilities (such as deafness) in a way that encourages them to befriend those with special needs, and so much more!
45 minutes | May 20, 2022
Strategies to End Bedwetting with Dr. Steve Hodges
Dr. Steve Hodges explains why bedwetting happens, and (more importantly!) how to help kids and families successfully address this common challenge. He also discusses the link between constipation and potty training difficulties.
20 minutes | Apr 27, 2022
The Mean Mom Dilemma
When our kids tell us we are being “mean” or “not nice” it can really be hard to hear. This week we tackle a listener question related to the right (and wrong!) ways to react when our kids say this to us.
52 minutes | Mar 10, 2022
Playing to Your Child’s Strengths with Brandon Miller
Brandon Miller discusses what happens when you focus on your child’s strengths (and your own!) rather than on deficits. He provides practical and step-by-step ways to start doing this in your home today.
48 minutes | Feb 17, 2022
Helping Stressed Kids Cope with Dr. Karin Jakubowski
This week’s guest provides evidence-based strategies in mindfulness to help kids manage and overcome stress and anxiety. Her simple and easy to use approach helps parents walk alongside their kids, teaching and modeling healthy coping skills.
61 minutes | Feb 1, 2022
While ADHD is clearly associated with challenges in areas like attention and hyperactivity, there is also something to be said for less discussed areas of strength that kids with ADHD often demonstrate. This week Dr. Andrea Bailey provides valuable insight from the perspective of a clinical psychologist and mother of a kiddo diagnosed with ADHD.
17 minutes | Jan 13, 2022
Parenting Smarter When Your Spouse Is (Constantly!) Traveling
Eventually this pandemic will fade to endemic status. For some parents, this may mean that work travel schedules of the past start up again. This week on the show we focus on simple things you can do to minimize stress and disruption when your partner travels for work.
41 minutes | Dec 20, 2021
How to be a Real Happy Mom- With Dr. Toni-Ann Mayembe
What are some simple and practical things you can do to make being a mom easier and more enjoyable? This week Toni-Ann answers that question and more on the show.
16 minutes | Dec 3, 2021
Liar Liar Pants on Fire
This week on the show we discuss why your kids are lying to you, how their development impacts lying, and the best (and worst!) ways to respond when they lie.
27 minutes | Nov 12, 2021
Three Easy Things You Can Do to Motivate Your Child
In this 100th episode we discuss three strategies you can use with kids of various ages to get them to listen… the first time!
51 minutes | Oct 20, 2021
Supporting the Disintegrating Student- With Dr. Jeannine Jannot
Today’s high achieving students often struggle with feeling overloaded and stressed out. Some even find themselves lost in periods of anxiety and depression as they attempt to navigate endless academics, sports, and other activities. This week Dr. Jannot provides tips to prevent this from occurring in the first place, but also manage it when it happens despite our best intentions.
28 minutes | Oct 4, 2021
It’s been two years since the first episodes about ADHD aired on this podcast. At the time Heather’s son, Landon, had just been diagnosed with ADHD. Well a lot changes in two years! In this episode we will give a quick recap on the different types of ADHD, as well as go over non-medication and medication treatment options. We will end with an update on how Landon is doing currently, what treatments have worked for him, and which treatments were less than ideal.
52 minutes | Sep 23, 2021
Yoga, Birth, and Babies with Deb Flashenberg
This week Heather interviews Deb Flashenberg. She is the founder of the Prenatal Yoga Center in New York, and she is the host of the Yoga | Birth | Babies podcast. Her mission is to “empower pregnant people to take an active role in their birth so they can emerge feeling heard, seen, understood and supported."
19 minutes | Sep 15, 2021
In this family we do hard things
Grit is one of those things best taught through life experience. This week we dive into how to support our kids with the tools they need to work towards their goals, the best way to motivate them when they need an extra push, and the power of modeling determination for them in our own lives.
51 minutes | Sep 8, 2021
Still I Run with Sasha Wolff
Why is mental illness still stigmatized, and how can running improve the mental health of parents? This week Sasha answers these questions and shares her personal story about why she started the non-profit Still I Run. She also gives some practical advice to Heather who recently signed up for a half-marathon.
5 minutes | Sep 8, 2021
Welcome to Season 3
The fall is upon us and winter is coming! In the upcoming season of the Prism Parenting podcast we will explore topics related to parenting, improving the behavior of our kids, and more through solo episodes and many great interviews. In this introduction, Heather gives a sneak peak about the topics that will be covered this season and also a quick update about her summer. Welcome back!
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