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E87 - Testosterone with Dr. Tanner | Parent Talk

E87 - Testosterone with Dr. Tanner | Parent Talk

June 16, 2019

Episode: E87 - Testosterone with Dr. Tanner Alden

Guest(s): Dr. Tanner Alden, Naturopathic Physician

Today on ParentTalk, Geneviève and Heather are welcoming Naturopathic Physician, Dr. Tanner Alden, to talk about Testosterone. 

We cover:

 • What testosterone does. 

 • How to know if your testosterone levels are low or too high. 

 • How testosterone levels are tested. 

 • What affects testosterone levels. 

 • How you can improve, manage and treat your testosterone levels naturally. 

E86 - Having a pet as part of your family with Dr. Anne Irwin Parent Talk

E86 - Having a pet as part of your family with Dr. Anne Irwin Parent Talk

June 9, 2019

Episode:E86- Having a pet as part of your family with Dr. Anne Irwin. 

Guest(s): Dr. Anne Irwin, Veterinarian

Today on ParentTalk, Geneviève and Heather are welcoming Veterinarian, Dr. Anne Irwin, to talk about having a pet as part of your family. 

We cover: 

 • When a good time is for a family with children to get a pet. 

 • How we can choose the best pet for our family. 

 • The best breeds of dogs for a family with young children. 

 • Involving children in training your family’s pet. 

 • How we should approach a strange dog. 

 • Whether or not to include children and or have them be present when the time comes to put down your family’s pet. 

 • Tips for new parents who already have pets.

E85 - Parenting Strategies for the Anxious Child with Sonja Latifpour | Parent Talk

E85 - Parenting Strategies for the Anxious Child with Sonja Latifpour | Parent Talk

June 2, 2019

Episode: E85 - Parenting strategies for the Anxious Child with Sonja Latifpour. 
Guest(s): Sonja Latifpour, Registered Social Worker, Child Psychotherapist and Mom of 4

Today on ParentTalk, Geneviève and Heather are welcoming Sonja Latifpour, Registered Social Worker, Child Psychotherapist and Mom of 4, to talk about Parenting strategies for the Anxious Child.

We cover: 

 • How to recognize if my child is anxious. 
 • When a parent might be concerned about their child’s anxiety being more than what is normal. 
 • How anxiety in parents can affect the child and what anxiety looks like in the family. 
 • How parents can create more anxiety by being too helpful. 
 • How letting your child cancel on a playdate, or pretend to be sick for a school performance might help in the short term but may make things worse long term. 
 • Using empathy as the first step in calming your child. 
 • Next steps to take after helping your child calm down and other strategies you can use or teach your child. 
 • How you can model flexibility and have a positive response to managing your own anxiety. 
 • When you should seek professional help. 

E84 - Real Mom Moments | May |  Parent Talk

E84 - Real Mom Moments | May | Parent Talk

May 28, 2019

Hi Everyone,

Welcome to ParentTalk’s REAL MOM MOMENTS!!!

These segments include the "Cute and the Funny" as well as the "Crazy and Frazzled" moments they are experiencing being mothers of young children.

In this episode, Heather shares about her family’s long weekend and Geneviève confesses about the appointment she almost missed for her son and having to go in her pj’s, yes it happens to us all! 

They are also inviting listeners to participate by sending them stories of their own that they would like to be shared on the podcast.

#RealMomMoments #RealMOMents #ParentTalk #ParentTalkPodcast #Createyourvillage #askforhelp #Parenting #podcasting #fun

E83 - Treating PMS Using Natural Medicine with Dr. Kathleen Mahannah | Parent Talk

E83 - Treating PMS Using Natural Medicine with Dr. Kathleen Mahannah | Parent Talk

May 26, 2019

Episode: E83- Treating PMS using Natural Medicine with Dr. Kathleen Mahannah ND. 

Guest(s): Dr. Kathleen Mahannah ND.

Today on ParentTalk, Geneviève and Heather are welcoming Naturopathic Doctor, Dr. Kathleen Mahannah to talk about treating PMS with Natural Medicine. 

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We cover: 

 • What exactly is premenstrual syndrome?

 • Why PMS occurs, and what causes it. 

 • Why a woman might choose to see a naturopathic doctor for PMS.  

 • How you can treat PMS naturally. 

 • What foods you can eat to help treat PMS. 

 • What supplements there are that can help with PMS. 

 

E82 - How to help our children move through their feelings  with Louise Clarke | Parent Talk

E82 - How to help our children move through their feelings with Louise Clarke | Parent Talk

May 19, 2019

Episode: E82 - How to help our Children move through their Feelings with Louise Clarke. 

Guest(s):Louise Clarke, Certified Parent Coach, Mindfulness Coach, Podcaster and Mom

Today on ParentTalk, Geneviève and Heather are welcoming Louise Clarke, Certified Parent Coach, Mindfulness Coach, Podcaster and Mom, to talk to us about how to help our children move through their feelings. 

We cover: 

• Where we should start when we want to help our child move through their feelings.

• Are there different approaches for different ages?

• How we should react to our children’s emotions.

E81 - Sprains, strains and Growing Pains with Julie Paul | Parent Talk

E81 - Sprains, strains and Growing Pains with Julie Paul | Parent Talk

May 12, 2019

Episode: E81 - Sprains, Strains, & Growing Pains

Guest(s): Julie Paul, Paediatric Physiotherapist

Today on ParentTalk, Geneviève and Heather are welcoming Paediatric Physiotherapist, Julie Paul, to talk to us about Sprains, Strains, & Growing Pains. 

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We cover:

  • The difference between sprains, strains and growing pains.
  • Is there any way to help our kids with growing pains? Can you give us more information on growing pains? 
  • If we as parents have chronic pain, what can we do to prevent our children from mirroring us?
  • When children have flat feet, could that be contributing to injuries?
  • Julie’s thoughts on supportive footwear and orthotics for foot pain. 
  • Is it normal for little kid’s feet to turning inwards or outwards?
  • The difference in treating kids vs adults as a physiotherapist. 
  • What you want parents to understand about sprains, strains and growing pains. 
E80 - Sibling Rivalry with Julie Romanowski | Parent Talk

E80 - Sibling Rivalry with Julie Romanowski | Parent Talk

May 5, 2019

Episode: E80 - Sibling Rivalry

Guest(s): Julie Romanowski, Certified 'Early Childhood Consultant' and 'Children's Behaviour & Discipline Specialist

Today on ParentTalk, Geneviève and Heather welcome Certified 'Early Childhood Consultant' and 'Children's Behaviour & Discipline Specialist, Julie Romanowski, to talk about Sibling Rivalry. 

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We cover:

 • What are the causes of Sibling Rivalry? 

 • Is Sibling Rivalry normal?

 • When does Sibling Rivalry start and how we can deal with it? 

 • Preparing for a new sibling...here comes baby! 

 • How Sibling Rivalry can affect the family. 

 • How do you stop siblings from fighting?

E79 - Real Mom  Moments | April | ParentTalk

E79 - Real Mom Moments | April | ParentTalk

May 2, 2019

Hi Everyone,

Welcome to ParentTalk’s REAL MOM MOMENTS!!!

These segments include the "Cute and the Funny" as well as the "Crazy and Frazzled" moments they are experiencing being mothers of young children.

In this episode, Heather talks about her transition to becoming a mom of 2 and Genevieve shares the fun and silly way that has been working to gain cooperation from her toddler in the mornings as well as her hubby’s newest “playlist”.

We are also announcing the winner of our “Spa Contest”!! 

Click on The Mompreneur to read our write up from Jennifer Kolbuc.

This Blog is a must follow!

Have a great day,

Genevieve & Heather

E78 - The Do’s and the Don’ts of Teething with Dr. Calvin Tham - Parent Talk

E78 - The Do’s and the Don’ts of Teething with Dr. Calvin Tham - Parent Talk

April 28, 2019

Episode: E 78- The Do's and the Don'ts of Teething with Dr. Calvin Tham

Guest(s):Dr. Calvin Tham, Dentist

Today on ParentTalk, Geneviève, and Heather welcome Dentist Dr. Calvin Tham to talk about the Do’s and Don’ts of Teething. 

Stay tuned! 

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We cover:

 • Common myths of teething and why it gets a bad rap. 

 • Symptoms of teething. 

 • Common treatments to avoid. 

 • Recommend treatments for teething.