E61 - Real Moms Moments - January - Parent Talk

January 16, 2019

Welcome to ParentTalk REAL MOM MOMENTS!!!
The segments will include the "Cute and the Funny" as well as the "Crazy and Frazzled" moments they are experiencing by being mothers of young children.

It’s the New Year!! Did you make any resolutions?? Geneviève and Heather chat about their intentions and plans for 2019.

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

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E60 - The Social Media Generation - Parent Talk

January 14, 2019

Episode:E-60 The Social Media Generation
Guest(s): Kim Laureen, local Film Maker and Director

Today on ParentTalk Geneviève and Heather are welcoming Kim Laureen, local Film Maker and Director, to talk about the Social Media Generation and tell us about her Documentary Film, ‘Selfless’.

We cover:

• What kinds of concerns Kim was hearing from parents and teens.
• Kim shares what ‘Selfless’ is about and the inspiration behind making this documentary.
• The film tells us that we are all part of an ongoing experiment. What are some of the realities we are going to see as a result of so much screen time?
• What Kim hopes the audience will take away from ‘Selfless’.
• Where can people watch the film?

 

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E59 - CHILDREN’S SELF ESTEEM | Ways to build your Child’s Self Esteem with Sue Atkins - Parent Talk

January 7, 2019

Episode:E-59 Ways to build your Child’s Self Esteem with Sue Atkins
Guest(s):Sue Atkins, Internationally Recognized Parenting Expert, TV Presenter and Author.

Today on ParentTalk, Geneviève and Heather are welcoming Internationally Recognized Parenting Expert, TV Presenter, and Author, Sue Atkins. She will be talking about how to build your child’s Self Esteem.

We cover:

• How we as parents help to build our child’s Self Esteem.
• What we should avoid that may impact our child’s Self Esteem.
• Where we should start if we ourselves have low Self Esteem.

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E58 - The Importance of Flossing your Child’s Teeth with Pria Dhaliwal & Shannon Derrick - Parent Talk

December 31, 2018

Episode: E-58 The Importance of Flossing your Child’s Teeth. 

Guest(s):Dental Hygienists Pria Dhaliwal and Shannon Derrick

Today on ParentTalk, Geneviève and Heather are welcoming Dental Hygienists Pria Daliwall and Shannon Derrick to talk about the importance of flossing your child’s teeth. 

We cover:

  • Why it is so important to floss our own teeth and our children’s teeth.  
  • When should we start to floss our child’s teeth. 
  • Tips on how to floss your child’s teeth. 
  • As Hygienists, what do they recommend to their clients who do not floss regularly? 
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E57 - Home Birth with Grace Yun - Parent Talk

December 24, 2018

Episode:E-57 Home Birth
Guest(s):Grace Yun, Registered Midwife

Today on ParentTalk, Geneviève and Heather are welcoming Grace Yun, Registered Midwife, to tell us all about Home Births.

We cover:

• Grace shares her personal Home Birth experiences.
• Why might expectant parents want to choose to have a Home Birth instead of a Hospital Birth.
• Is it a good idea to take a child birth/prenatal class before having a Home Birth?
• Is it possible for a family to keep their placenta in a home birth setting.
• Home Water Births.
• How long does the Midwife stay after a birth? Who is responsible for cleaning up?
• What care will a Midwife provide in a transfer situation.
• Grace goes over all the equipment that a Midwife brings with her.
• Is there an increase in Home Births?

**Content Edit: Please note that Grace talks about how OBs are there for high risk pregnancies however she also meant to say that they are present in regular pregnancies as well when a patient isn’t using a midwife and also sometimes to assist and or consult with a midwife at the hospital.**

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E56-Parental Burnout with Sean Grover - Parent Talk

December 17, 2018

Episode:E-56 Parental Burnout with Sean Grover
Guest(s):Sean Grover, Psychotherapist, Author, and Speaker

Today on ParentTalk, Geneviève and Heather are welcoming Sean Grover, Psychotherapist, Author, and Speaker, to talk to us about Parental Burnout.

We cover:

• As a Psychotherapist, are you seeing a lot of Parental Burnout?
• What does Parental Burnout look like?
• Why might some parents not realize they have Parental Burnout and what are the symptoms?
• What could be the impact be on our children?
• What are the triggers to Parental Burnout and can we avoid them?
• When should we seek help?

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E55 - Real Mom Moments - Parent Talk

December 12, 2018

Hi Everyone,

Welcome to ParentTalk REAL MOM MOMENTS!!!

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

This past weekend was Heather’s son Hudson’s Birthday Party. Geneviève and Heather talk about not trying to be Super Mom, that it’s ok to ask for help, and using your village. When we support and work together, great things can happen and everyone is happier.

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

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E54 - Photography | Tips and Tricks on taking great family Photos - Parent Talk

December 10, 2018

Episode:E-54
Guest(s):Katie Lauren, professional photographer

Today on ParentTalk, Geneviève and Heather are welcoming Katie Lauren, professional photographer to talk to us about tips and tricks on taking great family Photos

We Cover:

 • How to take great family photos at home and the best time of day to do it.
 • Whether or not you can use your "Smart Phone" to take great photos.
 • Genevieve and Heather share their experience hiring professional photographers.
 • When it is a good idea to hire a professional.
 • What a "Mini Session" is.
 • We explore different type of shots. (i.e. Life Style, Action... )
 • We discuss creating family traditions using photography at different life events.

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E53 - Real Mom Moments - Parent Talk

December 5, 2018

Hi Everyone,

Welcome to ParentTalk REAL MOM MOMENTS!!!

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

Genevieve invited her good friend Genevieve Hassan to the movie premiere of SelfLess. The two Genevieves share their thoughts about the movie and Heather is tells us about her experience at the Surrey Museum's Dinosaur Exhibit.

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

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E52 - You Can Have it All | How to Create a Life Where You Can Have it All - Parent Talk

December 3, 2018

Episode:E-52 Creating a Life Where We Can Have It All!
Guest(s):Treya Klassen, Communication Course Leader, Speaker, and CEO

Today on ParentTalk, Geneviève and Heather are welcoming Treya Klassen, Communication Course Leader, Speaker, and CEO to talk to us about creating a life where you can have it all!

We Cover:

• Where to start when we are thinking about creating a business.
• Why having a clear vision is so important.
• Treya talks about creating your life first and having your work or business fit into it.
• What you may have to give up to get what you want.
• Common barriers that we may face.

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