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E128 - Stress Reduction Strategies with Victoria Smith | Parent Talk

E128 - Stress Reduction Strategies with Victoria Smith | Parent Talk

March 29, 2020
Episode: E128 Stress Reduction Strategies 

Guest(s): Victoria Smith, Stress Reduction Coach with Stress Less Ladies Ltd.

 

Today on ParentTalk, Geneviève and Heather are welcoming Victoria Smith, Stress Reduction Coach with Stress Less Ladies, to discuss Strategies for Reducing Stress.

 

We cover:

 

  • Do women (and particularly moms) experience more stress than men?

 

  • Signs of burnout.

 

  • Parents have a million things on the go. Here are some strategies to reduce overall stress.

 

  • With kids experiencing higher levels of anxiety, here’s how we can help them to stress less.

 

  • How we can build in daily self-care without it adding way more to our list.

 

Happy listening!

Geneviève & Heather

E127 - Finding the Magic in Parenting with Dr. Steven Fonso | Parent Talk

E127 - Finding the Magic in Parenting with Dr. Steven Fonso | Parent Talk

March 22, 2020
Episode: E127 Finding the Magic in Parenting 

Guest(s): Dr. Steven Fonso, D.C., Inspirational Teacher, Author, and Creative Entrepreneur.

 

Today on ParentTalk, Genevieve and Heather are welcoming Dr. Steve Fonso D.C. with Veressent Life, to talk about Finding the Magic in Parenting. These are very uncertain times and with the need to stay home and away from others, we are spending a lot more time with our children. Find out how we can try to embrace the situation that is challenging us on so many different levels.

Stay safe and let’s try to find the magic together!

 

We cover:

 

  • Why the first chapter of Dr. Steve’s book, Finding Magic in the Mess- a path to greater presence, appreciation and more joy, talks about suffering.

 

  • How we get stressed and/or overwhelmed.

 

  • How we begin to change our perspective of stressful events.

 

  • How we can move into a state of gratitude and appreciation.

 

  • Dr. Steve’s advice for parents in navigating through this crazy time.

 

Happy listening!

Geneviève & Heather

E126 - Empowering Development through Sleep with Anna McMillan | Parent Talk

E126 - Empowering Development through Sleep with Anna McMillan | Parent Talk

March 16, 2020
Episode: E126 Empowering Development through Sleep 

Guest(s): Anna McMillan, Certified Paediatric Sleep Coach with Little Winks Sleep

 

Monday on ParentTalk, Geneviève and Heather are welcoming Anna McMillan, Certified Paediatric Sleep Coach with Little Winks Sleep, to talk about Empowering Development through Sleep.

 

We cover:

 

  • What healthy sleep looks like and how it plays a role in healthy development.

 

  • What we can do to help and encourage healthy sleep for development.

 

  • How sleep changes with development.

 

  • How we can support developmental leaps in terms of sleep.

 

Happy listening!

Geneviève & Heather

 

E125 - When Toddlers say “No!” With Cherrie Tam | Parent Talk

E125 - When Toddlers say “No!” With Cherrie Tam | Parent Talk

March 9, 2020
Episode: E125 When Toddlers say “No!”

Guest(s): Cherrie Tam, Parenting Consultant with Parenting Littles.

 

Today on ParentTalk, Genevieve and Heather are welcoming Parenting Consultant Cherrie Tam with Parenting Littles, to talk about when Toddlers say “No!”

 

We cover:

 

  • How saying “No” is a stage of development and is important to a toddler’s growth and development.

 

  • The best way to react and deal with our toddler when they respond to our request with a big  “No”.

 

  • How to handle feeling triggered and losing patience after a day of constant battles with our toddler.

 

  • How to handle agressive behaviour such as hitting and kicking, that can sometimes arise with our toddler’s defiance. 

 

Happy Listening!

Geneviève & Heather

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E124 - Mom Guilt with Nasreen Gulamhusein & Shahaa Kakar | Parent Talk

E124 - Mom Guilt with Nasreen Gulamhusein & Shahaa Kakar | Parent Talk

March 2, 2020
Episode: E124 Mom Guilt 

Guest(s): Nasreen Gulamhusein & Shahaa Kakar from Breathing Space Counselling 

 

Today on ParentTalk, Geneviève and Heather are welcoming Registered Therapeutic Counsellors, Nasreen Gulamhusein, and Shahaa Kakar from Breathing Space Counselling, to talk with us about “Mom Guilt”.

 

We cover:

 

  • Why we experience mom guilt.

 

  • What exactly is guilt?

 

  • How do we get rid of mom guilt?

 

  • Some things that moms can do when the mom guilt strikes.

 

 

Happy Listening!

Geneviève & Heather

 

E123 - Real Mom Moments | Potty Training & Traveling with Kids with Allergies | Parent Talk

E123 - Real Mom Moments | Potty Training & Traveling with Kids with Allergies | Parent Talk

February 29, 2020

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 how “not” to toilet train and Geneviève shares an important tip on traveling with kids with allergies.

Happy listening!

Geneviève & Heather

E122 - Prenatal Yoga with Lori Lucas | Parent Talk

E122 - Prenatal Yoga with Lori Lucas | Parent Talk

February 23, 2020
Episode: E122 Prenatal Yoga

Guest(s): Lori Lucas 

 

Today on ParentTalk, Genevieve and Heather are welcoming Lori Lucas to talk to us about Prenatal Yoga.

 

We cover:

 

  • What is Prenatal Yoga.

 

  • Benefits of Prenatal Yoga.

 

  • The importance of taking care of our bodies before birth.

 

  • How Prenatal Yoga can help your mind/body relationship during pregnancy.

 

  • Bonding with your baby through meditation and movement.

 

  • The difference between Prenatal Yoga and regular Hatha Yoga.

 

Happy listening!

 

Geneviève & Heather

 

Click here to find Lori on our panel of experts!

 

https://parenttalk.ca/lori-Lucas/

 

E121 - Starting Solids with Katie Reitsma | Parent Talk

E121 - Starting Solids with Katie Reitsma | Parent Talk

February 16, 2020
Episode: E121 Starting Solids

Guest(s): Katie Reitsma Live it Well Nutrition

 

Today on ParentTalk, Genevieve and Heather are welcoming Registered Holistic Nutritionist Katie Reitsma to talk about Starting Solids.

 

We cover:

 

  • Why infant nutrition is so important.

 

  • How to know when your baby is ready to start solids.

 

  • Different ways to start solids.

 

  • How to transition from purées to more solid types of food.

 

  • Foods to avoid.

 

  • Baby Led Weaning.

 

Happy listening!

 

Geneviève & Heather

 

Click here to find Katie on our panel of experts!

 

https://parenttalk.ca/katie-reitsma/

 

E120 - Whooping Cough (Pertussis) | Parent Talk

E120 - Whooping Cough (Pertussis) | Parent Talk

February 9, 2020
Episode: E120 Whooping Cough (Pertussis)

Guest(s): Stephanie Watt 

 

Today on ParentTalk, Genevieve & Heather are welcoming fellow Mom Stephanie Watt to talk about Pertussis, also known as Whooping Cough.

 

We cover:

 

  • What is Pertussis or Whooping Cough?

 

  • Stephanie shares the experience of her daughter having Pertussis when she was too young to be fully vaccinated. 

 

  • Symptoms, Incubation period, How long are you contagious.

 

  • Best Practices for Prevention.

 

Happy listening!

 

Geneviève & Heather

E119 - Are you doing too much for your Child with Jason Kreidman | Parent Talk

E119 - Are you doing too much for your Child with Jason Kreidman | Parent Talk

February 2, 2020
 
Episode: E119 Are you doing too much for your Child?

Guest(s): Jason Kreidman Dad University

 

Today on ParentTalk, Genevieve and Heather are welcoming Jason Kreidman from Dad University to talk about whether we are doing too much for our Children.

 

We cover:

 

  • How we know if we are doing too much for our kids.

 

  • Reasons parents may be doing too much for their kids.

 

  • Things parents do for their kids that maybe they shouldn’t.

 

  • The consequences of doing too much for our kids.

 

  • How parents can turn things around.

 

Happy listening!

 

Geneviève & Heather

 

See Jason’s Bio and contact info:

https://parenttalk.ca/jason-kreidman/