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 21: The Brave Parent Way of Raising Kids with Necessary Bugs and Healthy Guts, with Dr. Mark Cannon
Dr. Mark Cannon and Dr. Susan Maples discuss the importance of bugs in our system and why it's important to know how they can actually help our health—and what to steer clear of that's damaging our health in ways we may not realize.
Episode 20: Brave Parent Approaches to Improving Your Child's Airway Health, with Sharon Moore
Sharon Moore, Author of Sleep-Wrecked Kids, and Dr. Susan talk about the importance of proper facial development and how to get the right help for your kids who may present signs of airway health obstruction, including the things you as the parent can do in your own home.
Episode 19: A Brave Parent Way to Influence a Healthy Mindset for Your Child, with Dr. Uche Odiatu
This week's guest, Dr. Uche Odiatu, helps us realize that you and your kids are WORTHY of being healthy! Listen to the new episode to hear his advice on how to adopt that mindset with your child.
Episode 18: The Brave Parent Way to Make Physical Movement a Family Priority, with Chris Johnson
Chris Johnson, author of "Rest Eat Move," talks with Dr. Susan about how to create healthier habits through movement and instilling the value of it for your entire family through play, sports, and everyday life.
Episode 17: The Brave Parent Approach to Proactively Fighting Oral Diseases with Dr. Doug Thompson
Dr. Doug Thompson and Dr. Susan Maples focus on the the impact of oral diseases on overall health in order to help Brave Parent representatives advocate for their child and implement brave choices in their routines, habits,, and household to help kids avoid oral diseases that we see plaguing our population. Also, the truth on how oral diseases impact overall health.
Episode 16: The Brave Parent Approach to Mouth Breathing Awareness & Prevention, with Dr. Kevin Boyd
Dr. Kevin Boyd sits down with Dr. Maples to discuss mouth breathing in kids. He talks about the signs to look out for and the importance of stopping the habit early for the sake of their sleep, brain and body development, and overall health to set them up for better success of a healthy life throughout adulthood.