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Growing Nimble Families
44 minutes | Oct 19, 2018
7 ways to support your child at school move towards independence
Tools and ideas about moving from guided homework to independent homework with school-age kids. Homework demands change. As kids get older, there are new skills to master with homework. Examples like time management on a project, using software and overcoming problems during the process of work. If our kids dine out on their natural […]The post 7 ways to support your child at school move towards independence appeared first on Growing Nimble Families.
29 minutes | Sep 25, 2018
Dr Michele Borba on Empathy and how to succeed in an all about me world
Our guest today Dr Michele Borba talks about how to help our kids tap into empathy. We talk about social and emotional learning and its value both now in school and as adults, the empathy advantage, how to talk about empathy with school age kids and what’s the most important thing to know about […]The post Dr Michele Borba on Empathy and how to succeed in an all about me world appeared first on Growing Nimble Families.
33 minutes | Aug 31, 2018
3 Ways To Make Sure Your Back To School Season Is Not Crazy
How about a different run-up to the start of back to school time? With a little planning and a little sharing, there’s a better way to have a successful back to school season. As the school age kids are getting older, there’s a possibility that they can share in the back to school systems […]The post 3 Ways To Make Sure Your Back To School Season Is Not Crazy appeared first on Growing Nimble Families.
38 minutes | May 18, 2018
Rethinking learning, motivation and grades for kids that are 11+
Middle and secondary school kids have a lot of new things to handle. We’ve talked about managing projects and how to study in previous episodes. Today we’re talking with Jessica Lahey, author of the New York Times bestselling book, The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can […]The post Rethinking learning, motivation and grades for kids that are 11+ appeared first on Growing Nimble Families.
46 minutes | Mar 13, 2018
How do you help support and gently direct your child in choosing a career path
Jobs are disappearing and lots of new types of jobs appear all the time. The path towards school age kids future career and job ideas doesn’t have to be random. With the student ratio of students to career counselor in many schools being 491:1 it is really important that parents are involved in supporting the whole […]The post How do you help support and gently direct your child in choosing a career path appeared first on Growing Nimble Families.
25 minutes | Feb 19, 2018
Getting on with the changing school age kid without losing your mind
Anyone else experiencing a new normal with the kids? Things are different. There’s more of things happening that didn’t use to happen like arguments or talking back. You know it’s part of growing up but this doesn’t seem like the kids you know. Where has my child gone? This episode is all about how to […]The post Getting on with the changing school age kid without losing your mind appeared first on Growing Nimble Families.
35 minutes | Jan 12, 2018
Awesome Emotionally Healthy Kids
As school age kids mature they bump up against a few truths. They are not perfect or the best. There are others who are better. They have to work harder at some things than others and it doesn’t seem fair that others find it easier. Feelings are hurt. They question themselves. They wonder, ‘I used […]The post Awesome Emotionally Healthy Kids appeared first on Growing Nimble Families.
32 minutes | Oct 27, 2017
Rituals for Parents
This episode we are looking for the good in the stage we are in. We love to look back and remember fondly especially when times are tough in our current stage. If you’ve ever been stuck looking back and worrying about the future this is the episode for you to see how to move […]The post Rituals for Parents appeared first on Growing Nimble Families.
43 minutes | Sep 1, 2017
How to completely change how school kids study for quizzes and tests
Did you know there are six scientifically better ways to study and prepare for tests and quizzes that will help kids learn? As kids are starting back to school many are experiencing those words, ” Study for the test on Friday!” and coming home and reading through their work the night before ( morning of!) […]The post How to completely change how school kids study for quizzes and tests appeared first on Growing Nimble Families.
40 minutes | Jun 9, 2017
Mindfulness practices for families to have peaceful homes
School age kids have a lot of big feelings. Dr Carla Naumburg from Carla Naumburg shares mindfulness practices families can do that help develop skills of listening, paying attention and empathy. Mindfulness sets the stage for dealing with stress and managing big feelings. Growing Nimble Families podcast encourages the celebration of school age […]The post Mindfulness practices for families to have peaceful homes appeared first on Growing Nimble Families.
48 minutes | May 12, 2017
Positive Phrases all kids should hear
May is the season of testing. With testing comes stress and anxiety. And that’s just the parents! Just kidding. Well not really. There’s a different tone in the house as each child in the family prepares for tests. Whether they are elementary or Primary kids who just go in and test or middle and secondary […]The post Positive Phrases all kids should hear appeared first on Growing Nimble Families.
33 minutes | Apr 14, 2017
Kids and project work not a breeze? Try these
Project work can really test the limits of modern families. We all tackle projects differently and each child is no different. Do you have a cram it all in at the last minute, stay up late child? Do you have a start strong and get sidetracked with the colours and font child? Chances are […]The post Kids and project work not a breeze? Try these appeared first on Growing Nimble Families.
8 minutes | Mar 30, 2017
There are some big changes for RaisingPlayfulTots and Play-Activities. Tune in and hear what’s up! Would welcome your feedback WHAT TO DO NEXT: So you’ve listened to this episode – if you liked it and want to hear other ones – and I really think you will….you should do this right now: […]The post Big changes appeared first on Growing Nimble Families.
46 minutes | Feb 10, 2017
How to protect without being overprotective
That gap between loving them in a protective cocoon and letting them experience the struggles and hardships of life is so hard for parents. Even a butterfly has to leave that protective cocoon and fly. Parents are often told they are overprotective. It’s not good. Do different. There’s a lot of fear around what […]The post How to protect without being overprotective appeared first on Growing Nimble Families.
30 minutes | Jan 20, 2017
Nurturing Whole Family Systems
Routines and Rhythms become more important as our lifestyles change. In the early years there were a lot individual milestones like walking, reading first words, blowing bubbles, staying and playing with something for longer and longer times. As we move on into the school years we need many more whole family systems. Systems where […]The post Nurturing Whole Family Systems appeared first on Growing Nimble Families.
23 minutes | Nov 18, 2016
Building Family Culture during the school age years
We know about Early Childhood, Tweens and Teens but what is that time between Early Childhood and Tweens all about? We discuss that school aged time I call Midhood that starts at aged 5 and goes through to about 12. Today I want to talk about the importance of the school age years and […]The post Building Family Culture during the school age years appeared first on Growing Nimble Families.
47 minutes | Oct 28, 2016
Start with teaching kindness online with Galit Breen
If you’ve not seen,Raising a digital kid without having been one by Galit Breen of theselittlewaves.net you are missing out. It’s a really good TED talk. Galit is our guest today and is author of the book Kindness Wins. In an age of grit, perseverance and growth mindset some of the other skills […]The post Start with teaching kindness online with Galit Breen appeared first on Growing Nimble Families.
59 minutes | Oct 7, 2016
Tackling Ten Tricky Social Life Skills
Today we’re continuing the theme of Life Skills but not the practical hands on life skills of mowing the lawn or following a system like learning how to use a washing machine. We’re going to look at 10 social life skills. Social life skills are trickier to pin down. Just like life skills over time […]The post Tackling Ten Tricky Social Life Skills appeared first on Growing Nimble Families.
47 minutes | Sep 23, 2016
How to thrive more with your partner and there’s kids about
Tony and Alisa DiLorenzo, who are best selling authors and hosts of the world’s #1 Marriage Podcast, One extraordinary marriage. share their tips on maintaining relationships, marriage and the art of balancing kids, the spouse and not forgetting yourself. We get into adult conversation about relationships so maybe this is an episode for headphones […]The post How to thrive more with your partner and there’s kids about appeared first on Growing Nimble Families.
34 minutes | Sep 9, 2016
Developing your family meal ritual
Part two of creating a family meal ritual that lasts for families. Listen to part one Now we’re at the table and beginning to eat. Listen in to hear ideas on how to create your family meal ritual full of memories and connection that grows with you from high chair to teens. […]The post Developing your family meal ritual appeared first on Growing Nimble Families.
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