You’re listening to the Brave Parent Podcast with Dr. Susan Maples. This podcast is for all parents who deeply love their children and want their health span to equal their life span, in other words to be healthy their entire lives. If that’s you, tune in. In every episode, we’re grappling with contemporary issues that affect every child every day in areas that your doctors either don’t know or don’t have time to tell you. It’s your time to be brave.
Episode 10: The Brave Approach to Your Child's Fitness
To wrap up the first season of the podcast, Susan and Lauren address one of the keys to everyone’s health. Exercise is important and a fun way to bond with your family. Susan gives tips and explains how exercise has positively impacted the children in her life!
Episode 9: The Brave Approach to Your Child's Dental Health
Susan shares her expertise on the different types of bacteria we have in our mouths! She also talks about the different ways parents can ensure their children have healthy smiles into adulthood.
Episode 8: The Brave Approach to Your Child's Sleep
In the newest episode of the podcast, Dr. Susan Maples talks about the importance of sleep for both kids and parents. Lauren also shares her thoughts on the battle between sticking to a set bedtime schedule and occasionally letting her kids stay up late for special events.
Episode 7: The Brave Approach to Your Child's Thinking
Kids have loads of curiosity, and it can be difficult to help them express that feeling in a safe way. Susan shares her thoughts on the way kids view the world and how encouraging learning at all stages of life is key.
Episode 6: The Brave Approach to Your Child's Feelings
Susan and Lauren are back for episode 6 to talk about feelings. Susan explains how important recognizing emotions is for both kids and parents, and gives tips on how to communicate about feelings more effectively as a family.
Episode 3: The Brave Approach to Your Child's Drink Choices
It’s time for episode 3, which is all about the things we drink! Susan teaches us how what we drink affects our overall health and gives recommendations of the best choices for your child when it comes to water, fruit juice, soda, and more.