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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. 134: Getting Kids Moving with Apryl Krakovsky

Download this episode. Show notes & links available here. In this episode, I’m speaking with Apryl Krakovsky, founder and CEO of My School in Motion, an award-winning program that promotes fitness, nutrition, wellness and health education for school communities. Moving ...READ MORE...

Ep. 133: What’s Working (and What’s Not!) During COVID-19

Download this episode.Show Notes Hi Friends, I hope you are staying healthy and somewhat sane during these unbelievably unpredictable and anxiety-inducing times. Life continues to be completely different from normal, and I’m gathering and sharing resources I think you’ll find ...READ MORE...

Ep. 132: Creating Structure, Fun, & Connection

Download this episode.Show Notes Let’s all take a few nice, long, deep breaths. Hi Friends, We’ll be needing a lot more deep breathing in these coming weeks! This week’s episode is a recording of a live webinar Sara Kuljis & ...READ MORE...

Ep. 131: Coaching for the Love of the Game

Download this episode.Show notes & links available here. In this podcast episode, I interview college professor and author Dr. Jennifer Etnier about the importance of having a positive impact on kids when coaching youth sports. Her book, Coaching for the ...READ MORE...

Ep. 130: Uncluttering our Schedules and Homes

Download this episode. Show notes & links available here. In this episode, my friend Sara Kuljis and I are back together talking about uncluttering our schedules and our homes. Sara and her husband Steve Kuljis are the owners and directors ...READ MORE...

Ep. 129: A Manifesto to Strength: Raising Anti-Fragile Kids

Show notes & links available here. In this episode, I’m talking to Steve Baskin about raising strong, anti-fragile kids. Steve and his wife, Susie, are the owners and directors of Camp Champions in Marble Falls, Texas. For over 27 years, ...READ MORE...

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