21 episodes

The Growing Brain is a social emotional health podcast for parents. We’ll explore the joys, challenges and mysteries of parenthood through the lens of social emotional health. In this series, we’ll shed light on topics like discipline, how to connect with teenagers, introducing technology and building strong sibling relationships, better equipping parents to grow healthy brains.

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    • Education
    • 5.0 • 21 Ratings

The Growing Brain is a social emotional health podcast for parents. We’ll explore the joys, challenges and mysteries of parenthood through the lens of social emotional health. In this series, we’ll shed light on topics like discipline, how to connect with teenagers, introducing technology and building strong sibling relationships, better equipping parents to grow healthy brains.

    Managing Healthy Relationships

    Managing Healthy Relationships

    From friendships to dating, what should we be thinking about when it comes to healthy relationships? Learn the warning signs of unhealthy relationships and tips for conversations with kids with guest Dena Kohleriter.

    • 39 min
    How to Advocate for your Child who has Special Needs at School

    How to Advocate for your Child who has Special Needs at School

    IEP, 504, RTI… so many acronyms! For parents who are starting the journey of special education
    services, this episode is for you. It can be overwhelming to know where to start and how to be your
    child’s best advocate. Dr. Méroudjie Denis helps shed light on this important topic.

    • 49 min
    ADHD: Now What?

    ADHD: Now What?

    So your child has been diagnosed with ADHD, or you have reason to believe he or she has some of the symptoms. What is next? In this episode we dive into all things ADHD with guest Ivette Lampl, who is a therapist who has spent her career working with kids with ADHD, and is a mom of two kids with ADHD. Learn how to navigate this diagnosis and find hope along the journey.

    • 55 min
    Helping Parents Manage Anxiety in Children, Part 2

    Helping Parents Manage Anxiety in Children, Part 2

    In part two of this two-part series, we’re discussing what anxiety looks like in children, and what we can do to best support children who suffer from anxiety. This episode features therapist Gaby Satarino who dives into the mental health aspect of anxiety. What does social anxiety look like in children and teens, what is behind the behavior, and what can we do about it?

    • 41 min
    Helping Parents Manage Anxiety in Children, Part 1

    Helping Parents Manage Anxiety in Children, Part 1

    In this two-part series, we’ll discuss what anxiety looks like in children, and what we can do to best
    support children who suffer from anxiety. This episode features guest Dr. Ernie Fernandez, a local
    pediatrician, about the medical aspect of anxiety – what is happening in the brain, medication, and
    more.

    • 40 min
    Helping Kids with Sensory Challenges

    Helping Kids with Sensory Challenges

    Itchy tags, bright lights, loud noises, a constant need to be touched – these can all be signs of children with sensory challenges. Join guest Amelia Baladez to learn more about what parents can know to help manage sensory challenges at home and out in the world.

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

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21 Ratings

21 Ratings

JayJessStudent ,

Perfect for parents and professionals alike!

Highly important, interesting, and informative for anyone who wants children to reach their full potential. As a school psychology student this podcasts supports me in better explaining important concepts to parents and giving them where to go to further their development (this podcast and Momentous Inst. blog)

Av!dL!istener ,

Glad I stumbled upon this

Great content and makes a somewhat complicated topic easier to understand and think about more deeply

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