E19 - Parent Talk - Potty Training and Constipation

May 14, 2018

Episode: No. 19 -  Potty Training and Constipation

Guest(s): Tamara Nerreter and Laura Patrick

Today Genevieve and Heather are welcoming two Physiotherapists, Tamara Nerreter and Laura Patrick, to guide us through the adventure of Toilette Training.  

The conversation includes the following topics:

  • Tips on when to start Potty Training. 
  • Tamara explains how to use a Stool Chart.
  • We discuss possible causes for Bed Wetting. 
  • We talk about causes for Constipation and what to do if you think your child suffers from Constipation.
  • Tamara also gives us some great references to Books and a Website to help guide us along. 
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E18 - Parent Talk - Alternatives to Commercial Cleaners

May 7, 2018

Episode: No. 18 - Alternatives to Commercial Cleaners
Guest(s): Cheryl Dushop and Heather Beckley

Today Genevieve & Heather are welcoming Moms and Healthy Home Enthusiasts, Cheryl Dushop and Heather Beckley.

The conversation includes the following topics:

 • Cheryl and Heather will be sharing some great alternatives to chemical and commercial cleaners.

 • They will tell us about some great ways to make our own cleaning products and a few recipes that they are using in their own homes.

 • They will share their favourite cleaning products/brands and different ways they are using less chemicals. 

 • We will talk about where and how we can start changing our cleaning habits.

 

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E17 - Parent Talk - What is a Midwife

April 30, 2018

Episode: No. 17 - What is a Midwife  
Guest(s): Grace Yun, Registered Midwife

Today Genevieve and Heather are welcoming Grace Yun, a Registered Midwife with Greenway Midwifery. 

The conversation includes the following topics: • What is the role of a Midwife and the difference between a Midwife, a Doula, and an Obstetrician.

 • How/where can we find a Midwife?

 • What should we ask a Midwife before choosing one.

 • Do we have to pay for a Midwife’s services?

 • Does a Midwife offer post-partum visits and breast feeding support? 

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E16 - Parent Talk - Family Sleep Challenges

April 23, 2018

Episode: No. 16 - Family Sleep Challenges
Guest(s): Lara Raab, Sleep consultant

Today Genevieve and Heather are welcoming Lara Raab, Sleep consultant with “Heavy Eyes, Happy Hearts Sleep Consulting”

The conversation includes the following topics:

 • Lara goes over the most common sleep challenges. 

 • She explains what type of sleep consultant we might need for specific ages and concerns.   

 • Why a family might choose to work with a sleep consultant? 

 • Lots of great tips on how to better manage our child’s sleep.

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E15 - Parent Talk - Common Children’s Skin Rashes

April 16, 2018

Episode: No. 15 - Common Children's Skin Rashes
Guest(s): Dr. Sarah Walkun, Naturopath Doctor

Today Genevieve and Heather are welcoming Dr. Sarah Walkun, Naturopath Doctor.

The conversation includes the following topics:

 • Common Viral Rashes and Candida.

 • Auto-immune Rashes (i.e. Eczema, Psoriasis, Sensitive Skin).

 • Food and Drugs Reactions.

 • How to test and treat the symptoms. 

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E14 - Parent Talk - Simple and Easy Organizing Tips for Busy Parents

April 9, 2018

Episode: No. 14 - Simple and Easy Organizing Tips for Busy Parents
Guest(s): Rowena List - Professional Organizer, Co-Active Coach & Speaker

Today Genevieve and Heather are welcoming Rowena List - Professional Organizer.

The conversation includes the following topics:

 • Some great tips on how to keep our busy households organized. 

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E13 - Parent Talk - Children’s Concussions

April 2, 2018

Episode: No. 13 - Children’s Concussions and How to Manage Them

Guest(s): Julie Paul, BSc (Health Sciences), MScPT

Today Genevieve and Heather are welcoming Physiotherapist, Julie Paul, from Kids Physio Group.

The conversation will include:

  • Concussions, how to manage them, and possible ways to prevent them. 
  • What exactly is a concussion?
  • If helmets prevent concussions?
  • How to know if your child has a concussion and what are the symptoms?
  • What to do if your child has a concussion and how Physiotherapy, Nutrition and Doctors can help with the recovery.
 
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E12 - Parent Talk - Birth Photography

March 26, 2018
Episode: No. 12 - Birth Photography
Guest(s): Candice Tizzard 
 
Today Genevieve and Heather are welcoming Candice Tizzard of Stages Doula and Photography to talk about Birth Photography. 
 
The conversation will include:
 
 • We talk about Birth Photography, what it is and what it may include or what a family could expect from the experience. 

 • Candice talks about all the beautiful first moments that are captured as a familly.
 • How those beautiful moments captured can be at a Hospital Birth, Home birth or at a C-Section Birth.
 
This week’s Parent Talk photo credit: Candice Tizzard, Stages Doula and Photography.
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E11 - Parent Talk - Easter Special

March 21, 2018

Episode: No. 11 - Easter Special

Guest(s): 

Today Genevieve and Heather have recorded an “Eggs-tra” Special episode for Easter!

 • They share Easter memories from when they were little and what plans & traditions they willl be doing with their families.

 • They’ve got some fun & simple Easter Craft and Baking Ideas.

 • They will also chat about how to know when your child is developmentally ready to start crafting and what to start with.

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E10 - Baby Led Weaning

March 19, 2018

Episode: No. 10 - Baby Led Weaning

Guest(s): Stephanie Watt and Anna Mewhort.

Today Genevieve and Heather are welcoming two local Moms, Stephanie Watt and Anna Mewhort, to talk about their experiences with Baby Led Weaning.

The conversation will include:

 

 • Their own personal experiences with BLW. 

 • Concerns about choking. 

 • Understanding your baby’s natural gag reflex vs a complete obstruction.

 • The importance of being up to date with your Infant First Aid & CPR certification.

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