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[ENCORE] Ep. 132: Creating Structure, Fun, and Connection

Show Notes Visit Sunshine Parenting for more episodes & resources. Subscribe for resources and ideas for happier, more connected families. 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…

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Ep. 140: Good News About Our Kids’ Bad Behavior with Katherine Lewis

Link to show notes for this episode. Katherine Reynolds Lewis is an independent journalist, author and speaker based in the Washington D.C. area on topics including parenting, children, education, mental health, technology, work, entrepreneurship, caregiving, diversity, equity and inclusion. Her award-winning book, The Good News About Bad Behavior (PublicAffairs, April 2018), explains why modern kids…

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Ep. 135: Advice & Ideas from Teachers During COVID-19

Show notes & links. I’ve spent the past weeks talking with youth development experts who are sharing their advice and encouragement for parents during this crazy time of social distancing, sheltering at home, or what I like to now call “Iso for the Rona” (the Australian term for “Isolation for the Coronavirus” that I learned…

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Ep. 120: Family Traditions & Rituals

In this episode, Sara Kuljis and I discuss the importance of family rituals and traditions. It’s one of the topics that we wanted to cover with parents in our Raise Thriving Kids Workshop that we had in September. Big Ideas Family Rituals and traditions are important because they: help build a sense of shared identity and…

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Ep. 105: Live Above the Noise with Rob Reiher

In this episode, I’m chatting with Dr. Rob Reiher, co-host of the Live Above the Noise podcast. Dr. Reiher is a developmental and educational psychologist, media expert and author. We discuss the escalating impact of technology, media, and consumerism and the overload on children, families, and society. Dr. Reiher focuses on educating parents on the…

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More of, Less of, Same of (MO, LO, SO)

This is my August installment of my One Simple Thing tip for having a happier and more connected family. Each month this year, I’ve been sharing something I’ve learned from my years at camp that families can try at home to create some of the fun, happiness, and connection that we create at summer camp…

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