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Reentry

Many people around the world are reentering and finding a new "normal" after several months at home. In today's episode we are talking about what this might look like. This includes communication about your comfort level in socialization, finding the silver-linings, acknowledging the experiences of others, recognizing resilience in your children, and making space for ...

Talking to Kids About Race

Are you wondering how to talk to young kids about race? I'm so pleased to welcome Jasmine Bradshaw to the podcast today to share her insights. Jasmine and her husband Carter are the voices behind the podcast First Name Basis. Her work is a resource that I will return to time and time again. Be ...

Pantry [Quick Wins]

Today I'm introducing a new format for summer. I'll be intermittently sharing some shorter episodes like this one that include a few straightforward tips and tools that you can implement right away. We are going to start in the pantry, one of the spaces that took me the longest to get under control. Screenshot while ...

Absolute Thinking

I love you, I hate you. You always yell at me. You never cook anything I like. Young children tend to think in black and white. Their feelings can be big, bold, and intense. In this episode, we are discussing why this happens in everyday conversations. We will also discuss how we can help our ...

Parental Preference

Do your kids show a strong preference for one parent or the other? In today's episode we are discussing why this dynamic exists and some tips for helping to balance things out at home. Show Notes/Links Simplifying Siblings Episode 160: Selfless or Selfish?

High-Functioning Anxiety

In today's episode we are chatting about high-functioning anxiety. Many of us experience challenges with fear, worries, and anxiety. I'm sharing more about my experience and some of my favorite tips and resources. Mental Health Resources: Betterhelp Immediate Help COVID-19 Mental Health Resources 5 Tips for Managing High-Functioning Anxiety Do a reality check Monitor caffeine ...