15 episodes

The Growing Brain is a social emotional health podcast for parents. We’ll explore the joys, challenges and mysteries of parenthood through the lens of social emotional health. In this series, we’ll shed light on topics like discipline, how to connect with teenagers, introducing technology and building strong sibling relationships, better equipping parents to grow healthy brains.

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The Growing Brain is a social emotional health podcast for parents. We’ll explore the joys, challenges and mysteries of parenthood through the lens of social emotional health. In this series, we’ll shed light on topics like discipline, how to connect with teenagers, introducing technology and building strong sibling relationships, better equipping parents to grow healthy brains.

    Understanding Girls

    Understanding Girls

    In this episode, we dive into all things girls. What should parents know about how girls operate in the world? How should we prepare for the teen years? What is important to girls? In this episode we dive into all things girls with guest Tania Loenneker.

    • 33 min
    Understanding Boys

    Understanding Boys

    Certainly all children are different, but there are many commonalities among boys. Diving into all things boys is guest Dr. Matthew Leahy who shares his learning from the past decade of working with boys.

    • 25 min
    A Healthy Night’s Sleep

    A Healthy Night’s Sleep

    We all know sleep is important. But why? What happens when children sleep? How much do they need? How can we ensure they get quality sleep? Learn all about sleep in this episode with guest Dr. Laura Vogel.

    • 54 min
    Managing those Dreaded Tantrums

    Managing those Dreaded Tantrums

    We’ve all been there. There’s nothing worse than a poorly timed tantrum in the middle of a busy day. But in this episode, we discuss ways to manage tantrums in the moment, and even how to avoid them altogether (at least sometimes!).

    • 53 min
    Building Sibling Relationships

    Building Sibling Relationships

    Two or more kids? This episode is for you. We’re talking about ways to build strong relationships between siblings, how to manage competition, sibling rivalry, and much more.

    • 49 min
    How to Talk to Kids about the News

    How to Talk to Kids about the News

    In today's 24-hour news cycle, it can be difficult to know when - and how - to talk to kids about what is happening. How much is too much? How do we talk about difficult things in an age-appropriate way? How do we respond to their questions? In this episode, we'll look at answers to these questions and more.

    • 32 min

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