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When it comes to parenting, “the days are long, and the years are short.” You treasure the journey, but when chaos erupts you need solutions. That’s where we come in. We deliver information parents need from sources they can trust. You’ll hear from authors, educators, and other professionals who bring knowledge and compassion in service of their calling to help parents and children thrive.

The Parenting 411 Carol Muleta

    • Kids & Family
    • 5.0 • 5 Ratings

When it comes to parenting, “the days are long, and the years are short.” You treasure the journey, but when chaos erupts you need solutions. That’s where we come in. We deliver information parents need from sources they can trust. You’ll hear from authors, educators, and other professionals who bring knowledge and compassion in service of their calling to help parents and children thrive.

    The Parenting 411 Episode 138: Parenting with Presence for Positive Influence & Legacy

    The Parenting 411 Episode 138: Parenting with Presence for Positive Influence & Legacy

    In this insightful episode, Carol Muleta sits down with Joy Thomas Moore, Peabody Award winner, author of "The Power of Presence," and proud mother of Maryland Governor Wes Moore. Joy shares her powerful strategies for raising children who grow into influential leaders and positive changemakers. Drawing from her own parenting journey and the seven pillars outlined in her book, Joy dives deep into the crucial roles of connectedness and values. She offers practical tips for fostering strong parent-child bonds, even amid the busyness of life, and imparting core values that shape a child's moral compass. Joy provides a refreshing perspective on "being present" that goes beyond physical proximity. Listeners will learn how to cultivate an impactful voice in their child's inner ear - one that guides them through challenges, instills confidence, and empowers them to make wise choices. Whether a single parent, working parent, or caregiver, this episode equips listeners with the tools to raise emotionally intelligent, purpose-driven children who positively impact the world around them. Joy's wisdom and personal stories illustrate how prioritizing presence can leave a lasting legacy that transcends generations. Tune in for an inspiring conversation filled with insights on nurturing meaningful connections, imparting core values, and positioning children for success while staying true to your authentic parenting journey. 

    Learn more about Joy Thomas Moore at https://power-ofpresence.com. 

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    • 39 min
    The Parenting 411 Episode 137: Parenting for Understanding: Tips for Turning Chaos Into Connection

    The Parenting 411 Episode 137: Parenting for Understanding: Tips for Turning Chaos Into Connection

    In this episode, I chat with Leslie Cohen-Rubury, a seasoned social worker with nearly 40 years of experience, about how to really understand and connect with your kids. Leslie, the host of "Is My Child A Monster?", shares down-to-earth advice for handling those tough moments—whether it's dealing with big emotions, improving communication, or managing challenging behaviors. Join us for a heartfelt conversation full of practical tips to help you navigate the ups and downs of parenting. Don't miss out on "Parenting for Understanding." 

    Learn more about Leslie Cohen-Rubury at https://lesliecohenrubury.com/.  


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    • 52 min
    The Parenting 411 Episode 136: Making Waves & Breaking Barriers to Water Safety for Black Youth

    The Parenting 411 Episode 136: Making Waves & Breaking Barriers to Water Safety for Black Youth

    Today, we speak with Anthony Patterson, Sr. and Chelsea Randolph about their mission to teach Black and Brown children to swim. Along the way, you’ll discover the inspiring story of the Nile Swim Club of Yeadon, the first and oldest Black swim club in the U.S., and the life-saving impact of their initiatives, including their “No Child Will Drown in Our Town' program.  Anthony spent countless summers at the Nile and speaks fondly of the positive impact the Club had on his life.  Hear what Chelsea shares about the challenges and triumphs of teaching swimming and water safety and her commitment to combating water-related tragedies.  Anthony and Chelsea, on their own paths, are dedicated to making swimming accessible to all and their passion for this mission is palpable.  You don’t want to miss this!
     
    Learn more about Anthony Patterson, Sr. and his work with the Nile Swim Club at https://www.nileswimclub.org. 
    Learn more about Chelsea Randolph and Randolph Swim Academy here:  https://www.facebook.com/randolphswimacademy.  
     

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    • 55 min
    The Parenting 411 Episode 135: Telling Your Family Story: One Photo at a Time

    The Parenting 411 Episode 135: Telling Your Family Story: One Photo at a Time

    In this episode, I sit down with Cathi Nelson, a passionate parent and the visionary founder of The Photo Managers. Cathi shares her inspiring journey from organizing her children's photos to establishing a thriving business that helps families worldwide preserve their precious memories.

    Join us as we explore the transformative power of photos in boosting children's self-esteem and the importance of knowing their story. Cathi walks us through her top tips for photo organizing, offering practical pointers to help parents go from feeling overwhelmed to overjoyed with their photo collections.

    We discuss creative ways to use your existing photos, tackle the common challenge of photo overwhelm, and discuss essential privacy concerns when storing and sharing digital images. Plus, you'll learn how the resurgence of photo printing can help reduce screen time and bring your family closer together.

    If you're a hobbyist looking to get organized or considering a career in photo management, Cathi's insights and expertise are sure to inspire. Discover how to make photo organizing a fun and meaningful family activity. 

    Tune in for an engaging conversation filled with valuable tips and heartwarming stories, and find out how you can start preserving your family's memories today! Learn more about Cathi Nelson and Photo Managers at https://thephotomanagers.com/meet-the-team/


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    • 44 min
    The Parenting 411 Episode 134: Faith, Family & Finance: A Blueprint for Generational Wealth

    The Parenting 411 Episode 134: Faith, Family & Finance: A Blueprint for Generational Wealth

    This week as we sit down with LeMoine and Crystal Robinson, a power couple who masterfully blend entrepreneurship with parenting. This episode delves deep into how they navigate building a business while instilling strong financial values in their children, all grounded in their deep faith.

    Listen as Crystal and LeMoine open up about their personal journey toward creating generational wealth and the practical strategies they employ to make complex financial concepts accessible to their kids. They share how their faith not only guides them through the challenges of entrepreneurship but also shapes the lessons they pass down to their children, preparing them to carry the torch of success and integrity.

    Whether you’re a parent, an entrepreneur, or someone inspired by stories of resilience and determination, this episode offers valuable insights into managing life's many roles without losing sight of your values or the joy of raising a family. Tune in to discover how the Robinsons are crafting a legacy of knowledge, wealth, and faith—one heartfelt lesson at a time.  


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    • 54 min
    The Parenting 411 Episode 133: The Digital Dilemma: Mastering Family-Tech Harmony

    The Parenting 411 Episode 133: The Digital Dilemma: Mastering Family-Tech Harmony

     In this enlightening episode, we sit down with Forest Bronzan, CEO of Digital Detox, to explore the nuanced relationship between children and technology. Forest shares his expert insights on why rethinking questions about age-appropriate tech use, social media, and screen time is crucial for developing healthier digital habits. Drawing from his experiences as a father and a leader in digital wellness, he offers practical advice for parents striving to balance the benefits and challenges of technology in their children's lives. Join us as we uncover strategies for fostering a more mindful and informed approach to tech in our families, and discover how we can support our children in navigating the digital world responsibly.

    Learn more about Forest Bronzan and parenting tools offered by Digital Detox at https://camplight.com


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    • 46 min

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fussbros ,

This is a phenomenal show

I love how Carol reaches people where they are and teaches instead of preaches. Every parent needs this kind of love. Thank you Carol. Keep up the great work.

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