Calm Parenting: Changing Your Child's Behaviour Starts with Changing Yourself - Kirk Martin - SE2EP12
In today's episode, we're thrilled to have Kirk Martin, founder of Celebrate Calm.com and host of the Calm Parenting podcast. Kirk has helped nearly a million parents transform their family lives by teaching them how to improve focus, attention and organization, how to stop defiance, meltdowns, tantrums and arguing,
and screens without a fight and how to create stress-free mornings, homework and bedtime routines. Now that sounds like utopia, Kirk. Today we'll be discussing these important topics with Kirk, diving into his experience and expertise to help you navigate the challenges of parenting in the digital age. And together, we'll explore the importance of building close, trusting relationships with your kids while ensuring they listen the first time.
From Birth to Six: The Critical Years for Early Childhood Literacy - SE2EP11- Maya Smart
Maya is dedicated to helping parents raise kids who thrive through her work as a writer and speaker on topics that revolve around reading education and advocating for literacy for all. She shares her knowledge and experience in her book Reading For Our Lives, a literacy action plan from Birth to Six, which offers developmentally appropriate reading activities for parents to help their children become fluent readers. Maya's focus is to help parents understand what it takes to raise fluent readers and to connect people of all ages to great books and authors. She aims to expand children's possibilities and become and build a more equitable connected society.
Empowering New Parents with Tele-Lactation Support - SE2EP10 Andrea Ippolito
As the founder and CEO of Simplifed, Andrea has created the first independent platform for tele-lactation consulting and nutrition support, connecting new parents with essential resources during early parenthood.
In addition to leading Simplifed, Andrea teaches in the Engineering Management Program at Cornell University.
Her impressive background features a stint as the Director of the Department of Veterans Affairs Innovators Network. In 2012, Andrea co-founded the health IT company SmartScheduling, which was later acquired by athenahealth in 2016. She has also been the Co-Director of MIT Hacking Medicine.
Breaking the Cycle of Anxious Parenting - SE2EP9 Karen Gibson
In today's episode, we are delighted to have Karen Gibson as our guest. Karen is a renowned author, parent, coach, and founder of Letting Go with Aloha and Brain Builders. With over 25 years of experience working with students and parents, Karen has developed invaluable insights into the art of parenting. Through her books, online courses and mentoring, she's helped parents navigate the complexities of rating raising adolescents and empowers them to practice compassion and trust in their children's journey. Karen's passion for helping parents and children extends beyond her coaching as she's actively involved in hosting and co-hosting various parenting and healing summits. So join us live as we deep dive into Karen's wealth of knowledge and learn practical strategies to foster a healthy parent-child relationship in the digital age.
Raising the Curtain on Music Education: Carolyn Sloan's Journey in Creating Interactive Learning Experiences - SE2EP8 -Carolyn Sloan
An award-winning author, composer, educator, and entrepreneur, Carolyn has dedicated her life to creating interactive music experiences for children. Her songs have been performed in theatres, concert halls, and schools across the US, as well as far abroad as Moscow and Switzerland.With her best-selling children's books, Welcome to the Symphony and Welcome to Jazz, she has introduced countless young minds to the world of music.
How to teach values and morals through storytelling - SE2EP7 Ross Fisher
Today's guest, Ross Fisher, is the author and creator of the Bobby & Morph stories, which aim to bridge this gap.
The collection introduces important morals and lessons into children's lives in the style of a classic. Chapters explore subjects such as thinking of others, the importance of being polite, and even the value of tidy up time.
How to use offline activities to encourage a love of STEM - SE2EP6 Brett Hoffstadt
Today's guest is Brett Hoffstadt, a father of two teenage children, who have consistently encouraged and supported non-digital learning and activities for his kids.
He believes that physical, analog formats such as books, hands-on activities, and museums can help children to develop a deep understanding of the world around them.
After a long and rewarding career in the aviation industry, Brett began a book writing and publishing business. He saw a need to help kids and young adults realize they could create their own innovative path into the aviation and aerospace fields. He gave them 10 powerful tips to do this in his book, "How To Be a Rocket Scientist". Since then, Brett has continued to use the classic retro format of colouring books, activity books, and bedtime stories to inspire and educate kids on many modern STEM topics such as cybersecurity, smart cities, electric cars, and of course, space exploration.
Helping neuro-diverse kids thrive in the modern world - SE2EP5 Sivan Hong
Today's podcast is about helping neurodiverse kids thrive in the modern world. Now, to help us explore this topic, I'm joined by Sivan Hong, a bestselling children's book, author, and illustrator SI's book. The Superfund Day series focuses on neurodiverse children and how they can succeed. Her inspiring stories have touched the hearts of many and have been featured on NBC and News 12. Sivan is also a trustee on the boards of the Rita Allen Foundation..
How to Encourage Reading in Early Years - SE2EP4 Abigail Mader
Abigail is passionate about teaching and combining that with her love of reading. She's currently completing her teaching degree and works at a daycare center. Her expertise lies in child development and understanding children.
Abigail believes that to help children, it all starts with the parents. They are their first teachers. Her two goals are to encourage reading in the early years and to help parents in their early years' stage. We're excited to have Abigail on the show today to share her insights and experience with us.
Helping Children Overcome Self-Esteem Challenges – SE2EP3 Peter Anthony
Peter Anthony has distilled his expertise into a storytelling pitching method, which he has taught to others and has written about in his book, "Collabradabra: The Magic of Collaborative Conversations". He has a Master's degree in Communication from Sydney University, and his work has been recognized for its effectiveness and impact.
Peter shares the story of his teenage daughter and her journey battling peer pressure and self-esteem.
How Artificial intelligence will be empowering students in the classrooms of the future - Lomit Patel SE2EP2
On today's podcast we'll be talking about STEM Education as well as exploring how Artificial intelligence will be empowering students in the classrooms of the future. We explore the opportunities and some of the risks, and offer advice to parents.
Our special guest, Lomit Patel, is the Chief Growth Officer of Tynker, the world's leading edtech platform that has helped more than 60 million kids learn to code.
How to Help Your Toddler Meet Their Milestones - SE2EP1 - Chris Lake
Our guest today is Chris Lake, a native New Yorker who works with toddlers with delays to help them meet their milestones. He trains staff and parents to do the same.
He earned his Masters in both General and Special Education. In 2014, Chris started a nonprofit; 'Community for a Cause' and has successfully worked to aid New Yorkers as well as people abroad. Chris is also a best-selling author, his book “How to Help Your Toddler Meet Their Milestones: 101 Developmental Behaviour Hacks.” His goal is to give families and child care providers a time-tested blueprint of how to develop children using an evidence-based practice.
Assessing and Treating Young Autistic Children - Dr. Shoshana Levin Fox- SE1EP20
Dr. Shoshana Levin Fox is a Jerusalem-based child psychologist, play therapist and autism specialist who has worked with typical and special needs children for over 35 years.
While working at the Feuerstein Institute in Jerusalem between 1992 and 2017, Shoshana used Feuerstein outside-the-box perspective on autism combined with interactive play (DIR/Floortime) to assess and treat children thought to be autistic.
How to Prepare for Pregnancy - Dr. Fiona Tassoni SE1EP19
On this episode, our special guest is Dr. Fiona Tassoni who is a Registered Doctor of Chinese Medicine Specializing in Fertility. Fiona is a Fertility Coach with a Master’s degree in Chinese Herbal Medicine, with 21 years of medical practice and over 32,000 hours of clinical experience. Fiona is also the founder of the Pregnancy Accelerator Program.
Dr. Fiona primarily focuses on women’s reproductive health conditions such as infertility (natural conception and IVF assisted), pregnancy, preparation for birth, labor and postnatal care. Fiona also works with an array of complex health disorders such as endometriosis, ovulatory disorders, and polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) just to name a few.
Empowering Young Minds: The Importance of Introducing Children to AI Technology
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is no longer a futuristic concept seen only in movies. Today, it is a rapidly growing field that is transforming our world in ways we never thought possible. From healthcare to transportation, AI is changing the way we live and work. As AI continues to evolve and become more widespread, it is crucial that children are introduced to this technology at an early age. In this article, we will discuss the importance of introducing children to AI, explain AI and Machine Learning in simple terms, explore the benefits and uses of AI, and show how tools like ChatGPT can be used for fun and learning.
The most important skill parents need to teach their kids - But most are failing.
In today's digital age, the ability to focus and avoid distractions has become an increasingly valuable skill. As technology continues to dominate our daily lives, it's essential that kids learn how to use it in a way that benefits them, rather than hinders their growth. However, many parents struggle with teaching this crucial skill to their children.
21 fun STEM activities for kids - A guide for Parents and Teachers
STEM education is crucial in today's rapidly evolving world, as it provides students with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in a rapidly changing job market. STEM activities are hands-on, project-based lessons that help students develop critical thinking, problem-solving, and creativity skills. By engaging students in STEM activities, teachers can inspire them to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics and equip them with the skills they need to succeed in a technology-driven world.
Why Every Child Should Learn Scratch Coding and How to Get Started
What is Scratch Coding? Scratch coding is a programming language created by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab. It is designed to introduce children and beginners to the basic concepts of programming. The language is based on a visual programming interface, which is easy to understand and use. Scratch coding is a block-based programming language that allows kids to create interactive games, animations, and stories by dragging and dropping blocks of code.
20 Python concepts & how to explain them to a child (with examples!)
Python is a very popular language, it's simple to learn and used in many different fields like video games, web development, and even artificial intelligence. It's easy to understand, and that's why many schools (like Skill Samurai) are teaching it to kids. It's also fun, because you can create your own programs, games and apps.
Top 20 Careers that require coding knowledge - A guide for parents (explaining to kids)
As parents, we all want to guide our children towards rewarding careers, but sometimes it can be hard, especially if we don't know the difference between a Artificial intelligence engineer and a Cloud computing specialist.
In this handy guide, we break down the top 20 careers to help parents have better career conversations with their children.