39 episodes

Tara Hunkin is a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, Certified GAPS Practitioner, mother and founder of My Child Will Thrive a resource that shares with you the latest science, tips, resources and tools to help you on the path to recovery for your child with ADHD, autism, sensory processing disorder, or learning disabilities. Tara's own experiences with her daughter -- combined with as much training she can get her hands on, research she can dig into, and conferences she can attend -- have helped her to develop systems and tools for parents like you who feel overwhelmed trying to help their children thrive.

My Child Will Thrive Podcast Tara Hunkin

    • Kids & Family

Tara Hunkin is a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, Certified GAPS Practitioner, mother and founder of My Child Will Thrive a resource that shares with you the latest science, tips, resources and tools to help you on the path to recovery for your child with ADHD, autism, sensory processing disorder, or learning disabilities. Tara's own experiences with her daughter -- combined with as much training she can get her hands on, research she can dig into, and conferences she can attend -- have helped her to develop systems and tools for parents like you who feel overwhelmed trying to help their children thrive.

    What is neuroplasticity and how it gives us hope - Tara Hunkin

    What is neuroplasticity and how it gives us hope - Tara Hunkin

    Join Tara as she discusses neuroplasticity, and how it gives us hope!

    Learn about:
    - What neuroplasticity is
    - How the brain is "retrainable"
    - What neurons are and their function
    - The difference between negative and positive neuroplasticity
    - How to move past setbacks and leverage the power of neuroplasticity

    Link to the full post on website - https://www.mychildwillthrive.com/what-is-neuroplasticity-and-how-it-gives-us-hope

    • 13 min
    Entrepreneurship as an act of radical self-care

    Entrepreneurship as an act of radical self-care

    Faith Clarke is an intuitive strategist and new venture specialist, author, academic nerd, design thinker and outlander junkie. She helps disruptive, eclectic business infuse their core DNA into their team so that they can catalyze social change from the inside out. She especially loves to do this with special needs family-run businesses who create space for people with special needs.

    Faith is also the author of Parenting Like a Ninja, an autism mom’s guide to professional productivity which is an Amazon bestseller and reflects her own journey with the crazy chaos of special needs parenting, and the need to harness energy and be productive. She believes entrepreneurship is a perfect, mental and psychological health choice for many special needs parents, and offers the opportunity to do business differently while creating more of what our communities need. She is also the host of Disrupt and LEAD, a podcast showcasing courageous entrepreneurs with complex family lives who navigate daily chaos and create more of the change they want to see in the world.

    She is currently helping her younger 2 children (Simonne, 18, Zachary, 15) with their first project: Inspiraction, a creative art company that offers illustrations and stories in art that inspire. In addition, her son Jaedon, 20, with non-verbal autism, wants to write a book about his experience with anxiety.

    Show Notes

    Faith Clarke's perspective on entrepreneurship and her journey with her children and business (05:18)
    Creating a business that allows you to feel happier and escape from the grip of panic and anxiety (11:20)
    Why following what's good for you can be financially good for you (18:30)
    What questions to ask yourself when deciding what kind of business to start (26:45)
    Is it possible to find joy in your business that already exists, or do you need to start fresh? (32:12)
    Where to find Faith Clarke to learn more! (36:55)

    Resources -

    Melody of Autism - https://melodyofautism.com/

    Parenting Like a Ninja - Faith Clarke (Amazon) - https://amzn.to/37s4c34

    My Child Will Thrive Website Podcast Link: https://www.mychildwillthrive.com/ entrepreneurship-radical-self-care

    • 41 min
    What type of poop does your child have and how does this impact their neurological health

    What type of poop does your child have and how does this impact their neurological health

    Dr. Marisol Teijeiro, Naturopathic Doctor, ND, BA - Queen of the ThronesTM is a world leader renowned for her passion for cleansing and gut health. After receiving her degree as a Naturopathic Doctor, she completed her International Speaker Certification to help share her challenges and the solution. 

    Crowned the Queen of the Thrones™ by her patients, for over 15 years she has trained and educated health care practitioners and has helped thousands of patients transition from Irritable Bowels to Owning Their Throne and Thriving. 

    Learn about:

    - The importance of testing for food sensitivities
    - What is biofilm and the role of biofilm in the gut
    - The health benefits of castor oil
    - How to use castor oil to help heal your child and help them thrive
    - And much more...

    Link to the full post on website https://www.mychildwillthrive.com/what-type-of-poop-does-your-child-have

    Get your castor oil packs here: https://tx555.isrefer.com/go/COP/TaraH/

    Learn more on Dr. Marisol's website here: https://drmarisol.com/

    • 43 min
    How Retained Primitive Reflexes Impact Brain Function at Any Age

    How Retained Primitive Reflexes Impact Brain Function at Any Age

    Dr. Peter Scire has dedicated his academic and clinical career over the past 15 years to working with complex neurological disorders in both adults and children.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Beyond the Label: A Holistic Approach to Mental Health - Dr. Christina Bjorndal

    Beyond the Label: A Holistic Approach to Mental Health - Dr. Christina Bjorndal

    Dr. Christina Bjorndal, ND, is an authority in the treatment of mental illnesses such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and eating disorders.

    • 34 min
    How screen time is impacting your child's behaviour and what you can do - Dr. Nicole Beurkens

    How screen time is impacting your child's behaviour and what you can do - Dr. Nicole Beurkens

    How screens and technology impact our children’s health and why it is critical for parents and children to regulate their screen time.

    • 29 min

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