The Mainspring Family Wellness Podcast
Podcast 26 The Benefits of Chiropractic for Families with Dr. Kevin Priestley

Podcast 26 The Benefits of Chiropractic for Families with Dr. Kevin Priestley

July 13, 2020

Seasoned Chiropractor Dr. Kevin Priestly shares with Mainspring Family Wellness about the mind body connection and how chiropractic supports optimum health for children and during pregnancy. Dr. Priestly covers some of the myths about chiropractic and a range of topics important to families like antibiotics, pain management medicine, sleep, and sports injury.  We also cover COVID-19 protocols when people get adjusted and how chiropractic can be a preventative method to build a healthy immune system.

Podcast 25 Bringing the Values of Summer Camp Home

Podcast 25 Bringing the Values of Summer Camp Home

July 7, 2020

Along with so many things that have changes for families this summer, saying goodbye to away camp during Covid-19 is another loss.  Camp Directors Sarah Kuljis  and Audrey Monke join Kristen and Jenna to share some excellent ideas on how to invite the beauty of nature and the values that camp introduces into our homes this summer.

Podcast 24 Educating our Children on Racial Inequality.

Podcast 24 Educating our Children on Racial Inequality.

June 23, 2020

Shared perspectives from  Moms of color raising kids in Orange County.  A heartfelt interview sharing the stories of two women of color who raise bi-racial families in the OC and how they have personally been impacted by racism, and how they have each approached educating their children about racial discrimination.  Raising children of color in Orange County has its share of difficulties and bringing awareness to these differences helps us all understand, grow, and make change happen for our communities.

Podcast 23 Supplementing Our Children’s Education During and Post Quarantine

Podcast 23 Supplementing Our Children’s Education During and Post Quarantine

May 29, 2020

Quarantine has hit families with school age children really hard.  So many parents are struggling with working from home and trying to salvage their children’s education for this year.  There are some schools that have been able to adapt quickly and provide platforms to make this easier and there have been some school districts that have not been able to make this transition as well, which has left parents feeling anxious and over burdened with how to best support their children during this crazy time. Founder of Seashore Academy, Marlene Dandler joins us to share a possible supplemental solution during this time that may be a helpful resource during quarantine, and also shares some tips from seasoned homeschooling experience how to support families that have been thrust into teaching at home because of quarantine.

Podcast 22 Managing Grief During Quarantine

Podcast 22 Managing Grief During Quarantine

April 21, 2020

All of us have had to manage grief, loss, and disappointment during quarantine.  The pandemic has stirred health, financial, and social stressors across the world.  Our children have also experienced loss during this time.  This episode with Marriage & Family Therapist Nola Casserly unpacks how to navigate the conversations for parents and children about loss during Quarantine.

Podcast 21 CBD and its efficacy in the treatment of children with Dr. Junella Chin, DO

Podcast 21 CBD and its efficacy in the treatment of children with Dr. Junella Chin, DO

April 1, 2020

An interesting education about medicinal CBD and how it is currently being used to treat children and adults.  We had the pleasure to interview Osteopathic Medical Physician Dr. Junella Chin and a CBD expert based in New York and learned a lot about choosing CBD as a treatment.  It's a must listen!

Podcast 20 Balancing Work & Family as Working Moms with Real Estate Agents Annie Clougherty and Neda DeSigio

Podcast 20 Balancing Work & Family as Working Moms with Real Estate Agents Annie Clougherty and Neda DeSigio

March 13, 2020

Mainspring is proud to present podcast 1 in our Women in Business Series featuring Newport Beach Compass Real Estate Agents Annie Clougherty and Neda DeSigio.  Being a working mom and balancing family can be quite a challenge.  This is a particular challenge when you also want to be very successful in your business and equally successful at home.  Annie and Neda share from their own experience as working moms what the balancing act has looked like for themselves, and how they manage some of the tougher aspects of working and family like organization, communication with their partners, and guilt.

Podcast 19 MFW Launch Event with Guest Nola Casserly, MFT

Podcast 19 MFW Launch Event with Guest Nola Casserly, MFT

February 13, 2020

Marriage and Family Therapist Nola Casserly speaks at a live podcast about the order of self, partnership and raising children.  In a powerful discussion with Dr. Jenna and Kristen and Nola relevant themes about raising children in this current age are discussed and why community is also key to raising children well.  Questions from the audience are shared and discussed.  It's a must listen!

Podcast 18 Why Yoga Works!

Podcast 18 Why Yoga Works!

January 21, 2020

Yoga Instructors Andrea Martin and Rachel Peterson share how Yoga can transform adults and children. Yoga for self regulation can be accessible to anyone at any time and anywhere.  Kristen and Dr. Jenna delve further with Andrea and Rachel about how Yoga for Children can be a helpful coping skill and the modeling of yoga from parent to child helps to offer a common language in reducing stress and staying present.

Podcast 17 How To Talk About Sex With Your Kids with Sex Educator Annette Castillo

Podcast 17 How To Talk About Sex With Your Kids with Sex Educator Annette Castillo

January 15, 2020

Annette Castillo, RN shares how to speak to your children about sex education and current challenges for parents and for teens when addressing the conversation.