11 episodes

The Resilient Parenting Podcast tackles tough issues facing ANYONE in a parenting role.  Every family is different. The Resilient Parenting Podcast explores the unique challenges and strengths of every family. Join Ken Bass and Michelle Bass, LMSW as they interview experts in the field. Building parental resiliency and hope by creating a supportive, healing, and learning community.Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/theresilientparentingpodcast 

The Resilient Parenting Podcast Ken Bass and Michelle Bass, LMSW

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The Resilient Parenting Podcast tackles tough issues facing ANYONE in a parenting role.  Every family is different. The Resilient Parenting Podcast explores the unique challenges and strengths of every family. Join Ken Bass and Michelle Bass, LMSW as they interview experts in the field. Building parental resiliency and hope by creating a supportive, healing, and learning community.Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/theresilientparentingpodcast 

    RESILIENT PARENTING: Getting Out in Nature with Mary Jo Surges-Prokop

    RESILIENT PARENTING: Getting Out in Nature with Mary Jo Surges-Prokop

    Send us a Text Message.Ken and Michelle are joined by Mary Jo Surges-Prokop, Early Childhood Education Specialist with the Boise Parks and Recreation Department. Learn why exploring nature is important for building connection and curiosity with your children. There are many green spaces to explore from big to small and for different comfort levels. You do not need to climb a mountain to be out in nature. Go outside with your child, be curious as you explore, look at bugs, or the unique shapes...

    • 22 min
    RESILIENT PARENTING: Parents As Teachers with Michelle Graff and Melanie Quas

    RESILIENT PARENTING: Parents As Teachers with Michelle Graff and Melanie Quas

    Send us a Text Message.EPISODE #10!! On this episode Ken and Michelle visit Central District Health to learn about the Parents As Teachers Program. Joining this week's podcast is Michelle Graff, Program Manager, Family & Clinic Services (FCS) | Parents as Teachers, and Melanie Quas, Parent Educator, Program Services:Personal in-home visits: Clients will receive personal visits from certified parent educators offering timely, age-appropriate information.Peer Support: Clients wil...

    • 20 min
    Parenting 101: Is it Praise or Encouragement? Why it Matters

    Parenting 101: Is it Praise or Encouragement? Why it Matters

    Send us a Text Message.In the third installment of Parenting 101 Ken and Michelle explore the difference between giving children praise versus encouragement and the long-term effects of both. Learn how to support your children to become independent thinkers while building their self-confidence, self-reliance, and courage to be imperfect. Resources:http://blog.positivediscipline.com/2012/12/encouragement-vs-praise.htmlhttps://www.positivediscipline.com/parentsHandout: https://www.pos...

    • 28 min
    RESILIENT PARENTING: CHECK THIS OUT! (No Card Required) with Kate Radford

    RESILIENT PARENTING: CHECK THIS OUT! (No Card Required) with Kate Radford

    Send us a Text Message.Ken and Michelle traveled to the Downtown Boise Library this week to chat with Kate Radford, Youth and Homebase Services Supervisor. Did you know the library has many FREE Programs and Resources for you and your children? But wait there's more...Did you know the library also provides free WIFI, Computers to use, Programs and Resources for Adults? But wait there is even more...more. Did you know many libraries offer families online resources to access from ho...

    • 22 min
    The Science of Sleep...You definitely want to stay awake for this one!

    The Science of Sleep...You definitely want to stay awake for this one!

    Send us a Text Message.Join Ken and Michelle as they travel to British Columbia....well technically they were on Zoom, but it still counts. Sean Larsen, PhD shares the science of sleep and what we need to do to get better sleep for ourselves and for our children.Sean's Recommendations:Book: Why We Sleep Matthew Walker, PhDBook: The Sleep Solution: Why your sleep is broken and how to fix it. W. Chris Winter, MDBrought to you by the Idaho Children's Trust Fund

    • 26 min
    Resilient Parenting: Play for Every Stage with Kim Hemmert from the ICTF

    Resilient Parenting: Play for Every Stage with Kim Hemmert from the ICTF

    Send us a Text Message.Join Ken and Michelle as they explore the importance of play at every age and stage with Kim Hemmert from the Idaho Children's Trust Fund. Additional Resources:* Libraries are a great resource for play. Many libraries build play into their programming, and have check out kits with games, puzzles, and science to take home and play.https://libraryfinder.org/* Parents as Teacher is a great resource for parents to learn ages and stages of development and how to play w...

    • 30 min

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