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A podcast for parents - new, experienced, or to-be. Bringing you interesting conversations, guests, fun and insights on parenthood.

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A podcast for parents - new, experienced, or to-be. Bringing you interesting conversations, guests, fun and insights on parenthood.

    S1E5 - Schools Re-opening and Post-COVID Learning

    S1E5 - Schools Re-opening and Post-COVID Learning

    Toronto District School Board trustee James Li speaks to us about how the TDSB is enabling online learning, summer school, and approaches our schools are taking to better prepare teachers and students for when schools reopen this fall.  James shares with us his passion for improving the quality of education for children everywhere.www.becoming-parents.com 

    • 47 min
    S1E4 - Importance of Community Service and Learning at Home

    S1E4 - Importance of Community Service and Learning at Home

    We speak with Jacqueline Floh-Hilts, a school teacher and advocate of community service. Volunteering her time, efforts (and hair!) for the Angel Hair for Kids program, Jackie tells us about the importance of families staying engaged and socially active within their community.  She also shares some tips on managing learning at home and striking a balance that works for you.  www.becoming-parents.com 

    • 35 min
    S1E3 - How to Guide Social-Emotional Learning

    S1E3 - How to Guide Social-Emotional Learning

    We discover the importance of empathy, kindness and social-emotional learning in early childhood with educator Cara Zelas and therapy dog Little Dude.  Hear how SEL core competencies like self-awareness and relationship skills can be taught at home, and how they benefit children in their most formative years.  We also ask why social-emotional learning is not taught more formally, and what can parents do to address this gap. www.becoming-parents.com 

    • 38 min
    S1E2 - Mother's Day Special, Redefining Stay-at-Home Mom

    S1E2 - Mother's Day Special, Redefining Stay-at-Home Mom

    For Mother's Day, we speak with influencer Samantha Nacman (IG @samstiigram) about how pregnancy helped her to re-imagine motherhood, redefine the role of "stay-at-home mom", and discover technology to balance career and family.  We also discuss the stigma that different moms face, and how the blurred line between work and family might shift corporate culture. www.becoming-parents.com 

    • 31 min
    S1E1 - How Working Moms Keep a Happy Household During Lock-Down

    S1E1 - How Working Moms Keep a Happy Household During Lock-Down

    We speak to a working mom of an energetic 5 year-old boy and learn about her experiences and insights on keeping the family active and happy during the challenging COVID-19 lock-down.  www.becoming-parents.com 

    • 35 min
    S1E0 - Intro and Sneak Peek

    S1E0 - Intro and Sneak Peek

    A little intro and sneak peek for the Becoming Parents podcast! www.becoming-parents.com 

    • 4 min

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