15 episodes

Have a question about your child’s growth? You’re not alone! Each month, librarians Caitlin and Katie will chat about their experiences as parents and share library resources for caregivers looking for support.

Your Family, Your Library Skokie Public Library

    • Kids & Family
    • 5.0 • 15 Ratings

Have a question about your child’s growth? You’re not alone! Each month, librarians Caitlin and Katie will chat about their experiences as parents and share library resources for caregivers looking for support.

    Burnout

    Burnout

    What is burnout, and are we all burned out right now?
    Katie and Caitlin explore ways to manage burnout and provide library resources for burned-out caregivers. 
    https://skokielibrary.info/your-family-your-library/
    Want to get in touch? Email us at podcast@skokielibrary.info to start the conversation!

    • 44 min
    Meet the Crew!

    Meet the Crew!

    Producer Amber and sound engineer Paul join Caitlin and Katie for this special first anniversary episode. The team reflects on their year on the podcast and their parenting journeys. 
    https://skokielibrary.info/your-family-your-library/
    Email us at podcast@skokielibrary.info to get in touch or share a topic idea. 

    • 48 min
    Reflecting on Parenthood

    Reflecting on Parenthood

    Were you inundated with parenting wisdom and myths when you were expecting?
     
    Caitlin and Katie share some myths they've heard over the years and share resources and library book recommendations that'll help you when the days feel long. 
     
    https://skokielibrary.info/your-family-your-library
     
    Share what parenting myths you've heard with us! Email us at podcast@skokielibrary.info. 

    • 43 min
    When Things Get Scary

    When Things Get Scary

    How do you talk to your children about upsetting and challenging occurrences? Skokie Public Library Youth Services librarians Katie and Caitlin chat about their approach and share library books and other resources to help parents and caregivers start the conversation. 
     
    Browse our show notes including picture books, parenting collections, and other library resources: https://skokielibrary.info/your-family-your-library/

    • 44 min
    Creating Boundaries

    Creating Boundaries

    Katie and Caitlin kick off the new year by discussing boundaries. They chat about their struggles and how to create boundaries, both as children and adults.  

    • 43 min
    Failure and Empathy

    Failure and Empathy

    How do you talk about failure in your home? Mandy joins Caitlin and Katie as they discuss ways parents can fail, adults can fail, and how we should use this as an opportunity to learn and build empathy. 

    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

Miranda O. Ryan ,

Great Podcast

Relatable content for parents, caregivers, and anyone who works with kids and families! Skokie Public Library is awesome, too.

Skokiest ,

Great, accessible show for parents

So good to listen to, funny, and affirming.

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