In this parenting pod, Ben Hanlin sits down with celebrity guests to get their best parenting advice. From the small hacks, right up to the big stuff!
DISCLAIMER: Some of the advice totally rubbish!!
Jack Ryder - Getting Run Over by Mark Fowler (In Eastenders)
Jack Ryder is an established actor, director, writer. We had a great chat about parenthood and a little about one of the most famous Eastenders death scenes of all time! - Getting run over by Mark Fowler!
We also chat about his children's book - Jack's Secret Summer.
This is the last episode of series 1. I hope you've enjoyed it.
Natalie Anderson - Self-time isn't Selfish / how to pimp your buggy!
This week I had a great chat with Natalie Anderson, actress, singer, business woman.
We covered a range of things from - a couple Parenting Hacks you can use straight away and she dropped two fantastic sayings that have been swirling around my head since:
"Self-time isn't Selfish"
"Work at 70%" - This has genuinely changed the way I structure my daily routine.
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Arlene Phillips - Could your child be the next "Billy Elliot"?
In this episode I have a great chat with Choreographer, ex Strictly Come Dancing Judge Arlene Phillips. We talk about her incredible career, including working on the musical film "ANNE".
She is incredible honest about how she juggled being a single working Mum in the film industry and gives some great advice - especially for anyone that has a child that could be the next "Billy Elliott"
Antony Costa - I need t go to work to be a better parent!
Antony Costa sits down with me for a completely honest and funny chat about how he's getting on as a Dad. In the last year his work has stopped and he's not happy about it.
He talks about finding patience, working as a team with his partner and shares a fantastic story when Blue were snubbed by Donatella Versace!
Kate Thornton - Lying to your Kids is fine!
This week I am joined by Kate Thornton (TV Presenter, Podcaster).
I genuinely think this is the most positive episode we have ever recorded. Any parent that feeling a bit demotivated at the moment, listen to Kate's enthusiasm and it will definitely cheer you up.
Kate raised her son as a single mother whilst also juggling her TV career. She talks so fantastically honestly about some of the struggles she went through and throughout this episode, her positivity towards parenting will really lift up any parent.
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Mario Falcone - Making Time for Yourself is Important
This week I am joined by former TOWIE star, Mario Falcone. We talk about what it's like having a two year old in lockdown, how important making time for himself is for his mental health AND his most embarrassing moment is something we can all relate to!
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