44 episodes

Child psychologist, Dr. Kirsten Kuzirian, answers parenting questions from a research-based, mindfulness perspective. We also explore parent self-care using Dr. Kuzirian's tenets of nourishment, connection, inspiration and transformation. This helps parents to be self-aware in their parenting decisions, supporting conscious parenting. Stay awake to the transformation of your family! www.wideawakeparenting.com

The Wide Awake Parenting Podcast Dr. Kirsten Kuzirian

    • Kids & Family
    • 5.0 • 17 Ratings

Child psychologist, Dr. Kirsten Kuzirian, answers parenting questions from a research-based, mindfulness perspective. We also explore parent self-care using Dr. Kuzirian's tenets of nourishment, connection, inspiration and transformation. This helps parents to be self-aware in their parenting decisions, supporting conscious parenting. Stay awake to the transformation of your family! www.wideawakeparenting.com

    Intention Setting for a Family RESET During Quarantine

    Intention Setting for a Family RESET During Quarantine

    Dr. Kuzirian explains how your whole family can leverage intention setting to bring peace and a chance to reconnect to your family while sheltering in place.

    • 9 min
    Soothing the Senses to Ground and Decrease Anxiety

    Soothing the Senses to Ground and Decrease Anxiety

    Dr. Kuzirian shares this hands on activity you can do with your child today to help them ground into their body and use their senses to physically soothe the nervous system. This is an essential mindful coping skill to cultivate in all children.

    • 12 min
    Helping Kids Cope with a New Normal During the Coronavirus Pandemic

    Helping Kids Cope with a New Normal During the Coronavirus Pandemic

    Parents have shared their overwhelm with the rapid and drastic changes caused by the Coronavirus Pandemic. Child psychologist, Dr. Kirsten Kuzirian, discusses how to use mindful parenting tools to support your child's mental health during this time.

    • 15 min
    LGBTQ Youth Mental Health: Parent Support Makes the Difference

    LGBTQ Youth Mental Health: Parent Support Makes the Difference

    Dr. Kuzirian shares how parents can emotionally support LGBTQ youth, who are disporportionately at risk for suicide and depression, using mindful parenting to enhance the parent-child relationship and protect safety and well-being.

    • 17 min
    BrainXP Author and Mental Health Advocate Christine Frey

    BrainXP Author and Mental Health Advocate Christine Frey

    Dr. Kuzirian speaks with the teen author, public speaker, advocate and Strong365 youth board member Christine Frey. Christine shares what our teens really need from us when struggling with mental health.

    • 17 min
    Strong365 Founder and CEO Chantel Garrett

    Strong365 Founder and CEO Chantel Garrett

    Dr. Kuzirian speaks with the founder and CEO of Strong365, Chantel Garrett. Strong 365 is a mental health support community and resource hub for young people and their families who are experiencing psychosis. Stong365 is part of the non-profit One Mind.

    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

RachelMila85 ,

Fantastic Parenting Podcast!

Dr. K is awesome! She offers real, practical advice and strategies for busy families. Every time I listen, I feel reenergized and more equipped to tackle parenting my children!

Luzfeather ,

Such a fantastic podcast

What a wonderful podcast for parents and professionals. Dr. Kuzirian is clearly a well-informed practitioner with such calm presence and an open, curious demeanor. She offers liteners a voyage of self-discovery and self-compassion, inquiry into ourselves and the world of our children, and practical ways of becoming more present and centered! Thank you!!

Scouters415 ,

Helpful for everyone in the family

I like that the host is a psychologist and uses science and research to back up her parenting suggestions. Good suggestions for my kids and ME as far as mindfulness and meditation.

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