6 episodes

This audio series is designed to strengthen relationships between moms and dads and their children, boost parenting confidence, and reduce stress in daily life.
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Raising Resilient Children in the Age of Digital Dependency Kathy Van Benthuysen

    • Kids & Family

This audio series is designed to strengthen relationships between moms and dads and their children, boost parenting confidence, and reduce stress in daily life.
Listen below or on your favorite platform:

    Host - Kathy Van Benthuysen: A roadmap for parents to navigate tech talks with their kids

    Host - Kathy Van Benthuysen: A roadmap for parents to navigate tech talks with their kids

    Kathy Van Benthuysen is a 20-year mom, 30-year teacher, a multi-sport coach, and writer with a passion for helping families navigate the complexities of technology and its impact on our children.  Her experience has taught her that while technology offers incredible opportunities for learning and connection, it also presents significant challenges.
     
    In her insightful podcast, Kathy Van Benthuysen shares her journey and expertise in combating digital dependency among children, leveraging her roles as a mom, teacher, and coach.  She introduces Converlation, a unique program that combines educational content with practical activities to address the root causes of digital dependency. 
    The program, for moms and dads with children ages 8-14, is designed to foster open dialogue, increase awareness of the effects of social media and gaming, and strengthen family bonds.  By engaging children in understanding the psychological effects of recreational tech, Converlation aims to spark meaningful conversations between parents and children.
     
    Kathy's personal commitment to this cause shines through as she shares both her professional insights and heartfelt stories, making a compelling case for a more conscious approach to technology use in families.
     
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    Daily Affirmations - Change Your Thoughts
     

    • 18 min
    Clare Ford: Knowing the ONE Key Question To Ask

    Clare Ford: Knowing the ONE Key Question To Ask

    Clare Ford, is an award winning international author, speaker, coach, healer, educator and parent who is passionate about ensuring that children are "switched on" learners, accessing their natural gifts, abilities, and talents to discover their true potential and live purposefully by learning how to write and communicate confidently and competently.
    Founder of Switched ON!, the global online academy and an academic coach with over 20 years' experience, Clare combines her unique skill set using her Switched ON! Learning Philosophy to unlock the brilliance in your child, tween or teen.
    Knowing the ONE key question to ask to ensure motivation, fulfillment and success for children and young adults, which focuses on growth mindset tools.
     

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    The Triumphant Student Toolkit

    • 39 min
    Angie Weber: Embracing Failure: Building Resilience in Our Kids for Future Success

    Angie Weber: Embracing Failure: Building Resilience in Our Kids for Future Success

    Angie Weber is the creator of The Parent Toolbox and host of the podcast - Mom Essentials and is on a mission to help break generational parenting cycles.  Angie helps parents build their own toolboxes with new strategies and approaches to be more proactive with their families' health; physically, emotionally, and mentally.
     
    Embracing Failure: Building Resilience in Our Kids for Future Success focuses on the beauty that can comes from failure and why it's a key part of building resilience. 
     

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    Building Resilience in Our Kids

    • 19 min
    Scotti Weintraub: Reframing How You See Your Child

    Scotti Weintraub: Reframing How You See Your Child

    Scotti Weintraub, is a parent coach & educator, and forged-in-fire parent advocate. She's the founder of Reframe Parenting where she uses her own hard-won school successes to help other parents find their own school wins when it feels like nothing is working.
    Reframing How You See Your Child focuses on how looking at what’s happening in a different way can open up opportunities, rather than shut down conversations. Our kids are unique and knowing how their brains tick can help us find strategies that work for them.
     

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    School Struggle Checklist

    • 18 min
    Joi Renique - The Lost Art of Letter Writing: Pen Pals as a Resilience Tool

    Joi Renique - The Lost Art of Letter Writing: Pen Pals as a Resilience Tool

    Joi Renique, is a wife, mother, social worker and entrepreneur.
    She is from Miami, Florida, USA and a graduate of the University of Miami, with a degree in psychology.
    A college assignment requiring that she interview an elderly person (she chose her grandmother's sister) was the source of her inspiration to create a way for people to connect, teach, and learn from their loved ones. She (a millennial) then started working with her grandfather's sister (a baby boomer, and retired teacher) to design thought provoking questions that can bridge the generational divide we often face when sharing and comparing stories from our past. 
    The Lost Art of Letter Writing: Pen Pals as a Resilience Tool  focuses on the skills that can be built through letter writing, tips on how to get started, and the benefits of continuing this practice.
     

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    Letter Writing Templates For Kids

    • 32 min
    Dr. Melissa Reilly - Digital Limits: Easing Mom Guilt in a Tech Age.

    Dr. Melissa Reilly - Digital Limits: Easing Mom Guilt in a Tech Age.

    Melissa Riley is a doctor and clinical psychologist, author, and a TEDx speaker who combines her personal experience as a mom of two boys and professional expertise to help moms who don't have the support and guidance of a loving mother. by their side. With over 23 years in the field, she's designed a personalized coaching program that transforms feelings of loneliness and uncertainty into confidence and resilience.
     
    Digital Limits: Easing Mom Guilt in a Tech Age focuses on managing the guilt that often comes with setting digital boundaries for children.  Melissa explores how to align our parenting actions with our personal values and foster healthy emotional responses.
     

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    Nurturing Yourself: A Workbook for Overwhelmed Moms

    • 28 min

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