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On the Sunshine Parenting Podcast with Audrey Monke, I interview youth development experts who share ideas about working with and raising kids who become thriving adults. In each interview, we discuss concepts and strategies for communicating and connecting better with young people, so that they get the support and encouragement they need to grow into their best selves.

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Ep. 147: One Family’s Experience with COVID

This week I’m talking with my friend Jill Stribling. Jill’s family has first-hand experience with COVID-19. If you’re a longtime listener, you may remember my chat with Jill back in Ep. 35 about her decision to unplug her family, including ...READ MORE...

Ep. 146: How are you doing? A Mid-year Check-in

Show Notes How are you doing?A Mid-Year Check-InSubscribe to my weekly emails, and I'll send you my two-page Mid-Year Check-In.GET ACCESS My family’s favorite word to use is ‘unprecedented,’ because everything is unprecedented this year. We try to use the ...READ MORE...

Ep. 145: Welcoming a Black Son in 2020

Show Notes This week I’m chatting with brand new parents Danny & Courtney Tobin about their thoughts and insights about being new parents in 2020 to their Black son. They share advice for white parents about how to raise anti-racist ...READ MORE...

Ep. 144: Raising Happy, Durable Kids in the Digital Age

Show Notes This week’s discussion is with Jenifer Joy Madden, author of How to be a Durable Human. We participated in a conversation for Digital Wellness Day, and this episode is a recording of our conversation from that webinar. We ...READ MORE...

Ep. 143: Talking About Race with Alex Gamboa Grand

Show Notes Parenting in Place Masterclass Series Alex Gamboa Grand This week on the podcast, I’m having a conversation with Alex Gamboa Grand about race. I’ve known Alex for twenty years. She came to Gold Arrow Camp as a camper ...READ MORE...

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