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E117 - Real Mom & Dad Moments with Jason Kreidman | Parent Talk

E117 - Real Mom & Dad Moments with Jason Kreidman | Parent Talk

January 21, 2020

Hi Everyone,

Welcome to ParentTalk’s Special Edition REAL MOM & DAD 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. Today we have the pleasure of also welcoming Jason Kreidman from Dad University to share his own Real “Dad” Moment.

In this episode, Jason shares a parenting awareness moment he experienced with his daughter, Heather shares the conclusion of Hudson’s Big Boy Bed transition and what that now looks like for her whole family, and Geneviève talks about a crazy moment with her son Nathan that happened on her recent trip to Mexico for a good friend’s wedding. 

Happy listening!

Geneviève & Heather

E116 - Bed Wetting with Sue Atkins | Parent Tallk

E116 - Bed Wetting with Sue Atkins | Parent Tallk

January 19, 2020

Episode: E116 Bed Wetting

Guest(s): Sue Atkins The Parenting Expert

 

Monday on ParentTalk, Geneviève and Heather are excited to be welcoming back Parenting Expert, Speaker, and Author from the U.K., Sue Atkins to talk with us about Bed Wetting.

 

We cover: 

• Why our child may be wetting the bed.

• Possibility of being a medical condition.

• How we can help them. 

• Why it’s important not to laugh or make children feel bad for bed wetting.

• When we should consider seeing a doctor. 

 

Happy Listening! 

Geneviève & Heather

https://sueatkinsparentingcoach.com/

E115 - Beyond the Birds & the Bees, Sex Ed. For Kids with Corinne Underwood | Parent Talk

E115 - Beyond the Birds & the Bees, Sex Ed. For Kids with Corinne Underwood | Parent Talk

January 12, 2020

Episode: E115 Beyond the Birds & the Bees, Sex Ed. For Kids

Guest(s): Corinne Underwood with Choices for Sexual Health

 

Today on ParentTalk, Geneviève and Heather are welcoming Corinne Underwood, Sexual Health Educator, Certified Coach and Founder of Choices for Sexual Health, to talk to us about Sex Education for Kids.

 

We cover: 

• The right time to start talking about sex with our children. 

• Why it is important. 

• What we need to talk about and when. 

• How to have “the talk”.

• How to handle “awkward” moments (real life examples☺).

 

Happy Listening! 

Geneviève & Heather

 

 

E114 - How to Tame our own Reactivity with Louise Clarke | Parent Talk

E114 - How to Tame our own Reactivity with Louise Clarke | Parent Talk

January 5, 2020

Episode: E114 How to Tame our own Reactivity

Guest(s): Louise Clarke with Your Parenting Partner

 

Today on ParentTalk, Geneviève and Heather are welcoming Parenting Coach Louise Clarke with Your Parenting Partner, to talk about how to Tame our own Reactivity. 

 

We cover: 

 • How we can manage our emotional reactivity.

 • How we can stop being reactive parents.

 • What Louise does to manage her own reactivity. 

 

Happy Listening!

Genevieve & Heather

E113 - Nutrition tips for the whole family with Ann Marie Rideout | Parent Talk

E113 - Nutrition tips for the whole family with Ann Marie Rideout | Parent Talk

December 15, 2019

Episode: E113 Nutrition tips for the whole family

Guest(s): Ann Marie Rideout from Well Fed Studios

 

Today on ParentTalk, Geneviève and Heather are welcoming Ann Marie Rideout from Well Fed Studios to talk about Nutrition Tips for the Whole Family. 

 

We cover: 

 • Eating at home more often. 

 • Quick and healthy meal options. 

 • Getting everyone involved in meal planning and prep. 

 • Healthy snacks to have on hand. 

 • Foods that we should cut out. 

 • Introducing changes to the family. 

 

Happy Listening! 

Geneviève & Heather

E112 - Say Sorry! - How Forced Sorries do More Harm than Good with Dr. Deborah MacNamara | Parent Talk

E112 - Say Sorry! - How Forced Sorries do More Harm than Good with Dr. Deborah MacNamara | Parent Talk

December 8, 2019

Episode: E112 Say Sorry! - How Forced Sorries do More Harm than Good with Dr. Deborah MacNamara. 

Guest(s): Dr. Deborah MacNamara, Clinical counselor, Faculty at the Neufeld Institute, Speaker, and Author

 

Today on ParentTalk, Geneviève and Heather are welcoming Dr. Deborah MacNamara, Clinical counselor, Faculty at the Neufeld Institute, Speaker, and Author, to talk about how forcing sorries can do more harm than good.

We cover: 

 • What we ‘should’ do instead of making our child say sorry. 

 • How children become more caring. 

 • What we can do if our child doesn’t seem to care. 

 • How the digital world is causing our children to be less compassionate. 

 • When (age) children start to understand and show empathy towards others. 

Happy listening! 

Geneviève & Heather

Be sure to check out Deborah’s New Children’s Picture Book The Sorry Plane! 

Illustrated by Zoe Si

E111 - Tips to Rock the Holiday Season | Parent Talk

E111 - Tips to Rock the Holiday Season | Parent Talk

December 2, 2019

Episode: E111 Tips to Rock the Holiday Season

Today on ParentTalk Geneviève and Heather are sharing their Top 10 Tips for Surviving...no Rocking, the Holiday Season!

We would all like to get more enjoyment out of this special time and so we’ve put together a few ideas we hope will help you in taking back the true meaning of the holiday season.

We cover: 

 • Keeping  realistic expectations 

 • Family Traditions

 • Shopping & Budgets 

 • De-clutter by doing good

 • Christmas cards & baking

 • Beating boredom blues & avoiding holiday meltdowns

 • Taking time for you! 

Happy listening & Merry Christmas!! 

 

        Geneviève & Heather

E110 - Real Mom Moments | November | Parent Talk

E110 - Real Mom Moments | November | Parent Talk

November 27, 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, Geneviève talks about how clumsy 18 month old Nathan has been lately and all his bumps and bruises and Heather shares about Hudson’s trials and tribulations of transitioning to his big boy bed.

Happy listening!

Geneviève & Heather

E109 - The Power of Communication with Treya Klassen | ParentTalk

E109 - The Power of Communication with Treya Klassen | ParentTalk

November 24, 2019

Episode: E109 The Power of Communication
Guest(s): Treya Klassen, Communication Course Leader, and Speaker

Today on ParentTalk, Geneviève and Heather welcome Communication Course Leader and Speaker Treya Klassen, to talk about the Power of Communication.

We cover:

• Why communication is so powerful.
• The impact of language on our children.
• How it is important for parents to align with each other in their conversations.
• The impact of our conversations on our children.
• Anything can be solved in a conversation.
• Treya, what have you created inside conversations with your children?

Happy listening!

Geneviève & Heather

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E108 - Prenatal Classes with Agnes Mayer | Parent Talk

E108 - Prenatal Classes with Agnes Mayer | Parent Talk

November 17, 2019

Episode: E108 Prenatal Classes
Guest(s): Agnes Mayer from Mamabear Holistic Care

Today on ParentTalk, Geneviève and Heather are welcoming Agnes Mayer from Mamabear Holistic Care, to talk about Prenatal Classes.

We cover:

• Who should take prenatal classes?
• The benefits of taking prenatal classes.
• When during your pregnancy should you take prenatal classes?
• Common concerns of expecting parents.
• What is covered in typical prenatal classes?
• Birth Plans.

Happy Listening!

Geneviève & Heather