17 episodes

We're not your average parenting podcast. And we don't have your average guests. We interview zookeepers (because talking to our teens sometimes feels like trying to wrestle a lion in its habitat), ringside announcers (aren’t parents everywhere taking one on the chin?), FBI hostage negotiators (to help us successfully negotiate a clean room), and many more. Because parenting is hard, and we want to make it easier with any advice we can get.

What The Parent‪?‬ PJ and Cara

    • Kids & Family

We're not your average parenting podcast. And we don't have your average guests. We interview zookeepers (because talking to our teens sometimes feels like trying to wrestle a lion in its habitat), ringside announcers (aren’t parents everywhere taking one on the chin?), FBI hostage negotiators (to help us successfully negotiate a clean room), and many more. Because parenting is hard, and we want to make it easier with any advice we can get.

    Hollywood Producer/Legend Cindy Cowan shares her history, her mindset on being Fearless, and what the heck a Key Grip is on our final episode of Season 1!

    Hollywood Producer/Legend Cindy Cowan shares her history, her mindset on being Fearless, and what the heck a Key Grip is on our final episode of Season 1!

    Cindy Cowan has done it all...Literally.

    Tulane grad, Harvard Master's in Psychology, TV Reporter, World-Champion Equestrian, Hollywood Producer, Emmy winner, Oscar-nominations, and a relentless philanthropist, Cindy shares her story with us on our final episode of Season 1. What better way to say, "That's a wrap" than with a true Hollywood Legend? Approachable, kind, and extremely thoughtful, Cindy reveals to us the real work behind the scenes...Spoiler alert - Hollywood is not all glitz, glamour, and red carpets!

    Follow Cindy at:
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    Check out her new venture into Decentralized Film Financing where you can be a direct investor in movies! Mogul Productions

    AND of course, take a listen to our other episodes at What The Parent?
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    • 58 min
    Tristian Williams - Corporate Leadership Strategist teaches our children how to change the world!

    Tristian Williams - Corporate Leadership Strategist teaches our children how to change the world!

    Leadership Strategist, Culture Changer, Utopian Visionary - Tristian has seen it all. Learn how he eschews the expected norm  in order to create his own destiny. Funny, grounded, and aspirational as well as inspirational, Tristian shares his story of growing up on the crazy streets of Chicago and making it to the top through intentional reinvention. Check out his book, Fruition Power, available now on Amazon - Links to the book and his social media presence below!

    Fruition Power
    LinkedIn
    Instagram

    AND of course, please check out other episodes at www.whattheparent.com!
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    • 1 hr 1 min
    Today Show parenting expert Jordana Horn talks about feral kids & the return to "normal"

    Today Show parenting expert Jordana Horn talks about feral kids & the return to "normal"

    Today Show Parenting Expert Jordana Horn (and mother of six!) talks about a return to normal post-pandemic and how we can get our now-feral kids back out into the world. Jordana wrote a fantastic article about kids going feral during the pandemic in  The Washington Post. Her work has also been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Kveller.

    She's also the co-host of Call Your Mother podcast.  
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    • 1 hr 21 min
    Everybody stay CALM...With Amazing Family Therapist Jennifer Kolari of Connected Parenting

    Everybody stay CALM...With Amazing Family Therapist Jennifer Kolari of Connected Parenting

    Join us for an immersive, captivating, and ultimately inspirational chat with Jennifer Kolari of Connected Parenting. Down to earth, hilarious, delightful (and incredibly insightful), listen to how parents can use the relatively straightforward yet extremely effective CALM method to connect and work with kids!

    DEFINITELY visit www.connectedparenting.com!
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    • 1 hr 16 min
    Biscuits and BadAsses - Hanging with the Biscuit Queen herself, Ayeshah Abuelhiga of Mason Dixie Foods!

    Biscuits and BadAsses - Hanging with the Biscuit Queen herself, Ayeshah Abuelhiga of Mason Dixie Foods!

    Want to know how entrepreneurs get things started and why? Listen in to a fun, hilarious, and revealing conversation with Ayeshah Abuelhiga, CEO and Founder of Mason Dixie Foods! She talks about her beginnings, what it's like to jump out of the corporate boardroom and into the entrepreneurial trenches, and how kids (especially young ladies) can be trailblazers in their own right. Wicked Funny, Whip-Smart, and Real, Ayeshah breaks it all down for us to show how great biscuits and giving back can be the true measure of happiness.

    Go to www.masondixiefoods.com to learn where to purchase all of their delicious offerings!

    Follow, like, and comment on all of their social media sites: 
    IG, FB, & TW - @masondixiefoods
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    • 1 hr 11 min
    End a Standoff: Tips on broking peace with your kids from a former top FBI Negotiator

    End a Standoff: Tips on broking peace with your kids from a former top FBI Negotiator

    A great and thoughtful discussion with Gary Noesner, former Chief Hostage Negotiator for the FBI. Yes, That FBI. He breaks down how he got involved in a career in the FBI, and how tricks of his trade can be used in your very own home to keep the peace. Funny, warm, and SUPER down to earth (for someone who's saved literally dozens and dozens of lives), Gary shares his viewpoints, teachings, and details on some of his more famous negotiations (ever head of Waco???) and how they work in everyday life as well. We are so happy to share this chat with you, and please visit Gary's website and buy his engrossing book, Stalling For Time!

    www.garynoesner.com



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    • 1 hr 3 min

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