Parenting for the Future helps parents understand - the phenomena that will shape the world in which their children will come of age and the science and strategies for raising their children to find their own voices so that they can thrive and shape that world in their unique way.
The Life-saving Power of Self-acceptance: A conversation with Melissa Bernstein
Melissa Bernstein is mother to six amazing children, wife to her best friend and business partner, Doug, and co-founder of the successful toy company, Melissa & Doug. Melissa, whose mind, heart and hands create joy, has for all her life lived under a heavy cloud of despair. It was not until her 50th year that she discovered that she suffered from existential depression. This discovery saved her life and spurred her to write LifeLines an inspirational journey from profound darkness to radiant light.
Preserving our Planet - A Legacy Continues; A conversation with Philippe Cousteau Jr. and Ashlan Gorse-Cousteau
Philippe Cousteau Jr. and his wife, Ashlan Gorse-Cousteau, are parents to one wonderful daughter and are expecting a second. Phillipe is the grandson of renowned French explorer, conservationist inventor, and oceanographer Jacques Cousteau, and is himself an environmentalist. Ashlan is a journalist and the couple work closely on a number of projects to bring attention to the beauty and wonder of our world and the importance of preserving it for our children and the generations to come after them.
Financially Literate Kids: A conversation with Benny Nachman
Benny Nachman is father to two sons. He is the founder, president, and CEO of Jassby, a popular money app and virtual debit card for kids and teens that allows them to earn, save, donate, spend, and learn to manage their own finances. On this episode he shares his thoughts on why it is so important for all of us to raise financially literate children.
Traumatic Brain Injuries in Children: A conversation with Michael V. Kaplen
Michael V. Kaplen is father to Alexander and Dianna. He is a senior partner at the law firm of De Caro & Kaplen, and professorial lecturer in law at George Washington University Law School, where he teaches traumatic brain injury law. He is an advocate for children, particularly children who sustain traumatic brain injuries, often due to their participation in sports. On this episode, Michael helps us better understand these injuries and how we can protect our children from them.
Parenting Lessons from the C-Suite: A conversation with Mia Mends
Mia Mends is a mother to two children. She is the Chief Administrative Officer of Sodexo North America and a member of the company's North America regional leadership committee. Mia also leads SodexoMAGIC a joint venture between Sodexo and Magic Johnson Enterprises. Last year, she was named one of the most powerful women in corporate America by Black Enterprise. Today, she is here to talk about changing the world through her parenting and from her position in the C-suite.
Our Children, Lent and Love: A conversation with Michelle Triant
Michelle Triant is a mom to two energetic and curious daughters, a Presbytera, a writer, an editor and a book publicist. She is a member of the Greek Orthodox faith and is dedicated to promoting health, wellness, and connection in Orthodox Christian families. She recently released Love at Lent, a beautiful colorful box of activity cards designed to be drawn at random each day of lent to encourage mindfulness, humility, kindness for the whole family.
Amazing podcast, comes from the heart
Petal Modeste is an excellent personality- her questions come from the heart and she brings on people who are well regarded. Intelligence and thoughtfulness in one podcast without the fluff. Well done Petal!
Parenting for the Future is a podcast that I’ve highly recommended to several friends. I have three children, 14, 12, and 9, and Petale’s conversations are insightful and always relevant. My personal favorites are Girls Dealing with Anxiety and the History of Segregation in Federal Housing. Thank you Petale!!!
As a parent and education professional, I absolutely love this podcast! I love how Petal always brings it back to the topic of parenting no matter the subject matter. Her guests are phenomenal and she is brilliant! A must listen for all, not just parents!