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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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!
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.
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.
Dave and Marni Sugden share their journey of when they set out to adopt a child and then discovered they were pregnant. The Sugdens discovered their biological daughter had unilateral deafness and cerebral palsy. Dave and Marni share their experience of how they adjusted to their parenting challenges and continued to persevere to create a the family life they both desired.