Rad Parenting

Rad Parenting

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10/28/2018
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 Sometimes as parents we need shortcuts to get all the things done in a busy day. Some of us feel guilty taking shortcuts because we think they might short-change our children. Turns out some of the best parenting shortcuts can save time and come wit... Details
35:37
10/21/2018
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Joe and Anea take their popular ‘United Front’ episode to the next level. How can you still be a united front as parents after divorce AND once new partners are in the mix? Tune in to find out. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out informatio... Details
33:51
10/14/2018
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Joe sets the stage for a great show when he calls himself out for having big expectations for his family...the kind that frequently leave him feeling like a failure. Turns out most of us carry impossible expectations that leave us feeling disappointe... Details
31:04
10/07/2018
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We want our children to feel like they could come to us with anything from the time they are tiny thru their teen years. In the Age of Me Too, it is especially important that our kids come to us if they find themselves in trouble. Anea and Joe take y... Details
26:30
9/30/2018
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We all deal with the daily challenge of trying to be great parents in the face of limited time, energy, and resources. Cue the ‘Life Hacks’! Shelli Wright, Life Hacker Extraordinaire, joins Joe and Anea to share some of her best Life Hacks - the ones... Details
27:59
9/23/2018
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As if we don’t have enough challenges as parents, now we have to re-learn math so we can help our kids do their homework?! Educational Consultant and Math Geek Chase Orton joins Joe and Anea to explain what Common Core is all about, its value to our ... Details
34:57
9/16/2018
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A Buzzfeed survey showed that 73% of parents judge other parents. Why do so many of us judge and how might this be detrimental to us all, including our kids? Joe and Anea challenge us to consider how we might all benefit from dropping the judgment be... Details
28:09
9/09/2018
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Our relationship with our partner plays an important role in parenting. It is, after all, not only the foundation for our family, but the model for relationships with others that our kids see every day of their young lives. How do we know if we are m... Details
36:51
9/02/2018
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 Sooner or later, our children start making it very clear that they are their own person and when that includes holding values that are different from our own it can feel like a gut punch. What can we do to navigate the big emotions and fears that co... Details
38:25
8/26/2018
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Relationships with our children are every bit as important and demand all the same efforts as a relationship with the adults in our life. Remember, “what you water grows.” Quality time invested in becoming a calm, grounded parent with whom your kids ... Details
29:21
8/19/2018
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As Joe ponders what might possibly make his son jump off a 12 foot wall into their pool Anea sheds light on the impact of Nature and Nurture when it comes to the way boys (and girls) tend to move through the world. Tune in to find out why you might b... Details
36:54
8/12/2018
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Raising kids is already super challenging but what do we do when we're at odds with our co-parent on HOW to parent them. If you have differing opinions on how to raise your kids when it comes to things like education, religion, discipline and more it... Details
37:08
8/05/2018
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When a swim teacher wrote a letter to parents asking them to get off their phones and watch their kids, it got our attention. How important is it to be super focused on your child when they are participating in activities? What do kids want and what ... Details
25:48
7/29/2018
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In response to listener emails about the recent tragic shooting in Florida, Joe and Anea tackle the first of two episodes on how to talk to your children after a school shooting. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Details
20:15
7/22/2018
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Among the biggest challenges we face with toddlers is the dreaded tantrum. Why do tantrums happen and what can we do when they happen? Joe and Anea offer tips you can use that will help you in the moment and can actually give your kids tools for life... Details
32:16
7/15/2018
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Sometimes saying 'no' becomes a knee jerk reaction with our kids and we need to take a beat and offer a few more 'yes's'. Inspired by the story of a mom who realized the importance of saying yes after her daughter almost died in a fire, this episode ... Details
33:11
7/09/2018
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One of the most common mistakes we make as parents is inserting our own fear, biases, and opinions into responses we give to our children's questions. Joe and Anea explore how this can limit our children's healthy development, their experience of the... Details
34:06
6/24/2018
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No matter how strong our commitment is to being conscious, present parents who leave their egos at the door, we can get quickly derailed if we have to deal with a challenging parenting moment in the face of seemingly judgmental eyes of friends, famil... Details
30:11
6/18/2018
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 Losing our identity when we become parents often feels inevitable, especially for those of us who are stay at home parents. What can you do to hold on to your identity and why is this important even in your (marital) partnership? Tune in to find out... Details
35:41
6/11/2018
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While we all want our children to feel good about themselves is there ever a time when we are doing them a disservice by applauding every little outcome even when they haven't fully completed a job or truly done their best? Find out what Joe and Anea... Details
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