The Wide Awake Parenting Podcast show

The Wide Awake Parenting Podcast

Summary: Child psychologist, Dr. Kirsten Kuzirian, answers parenting questions from a research-based, mindfulness perspective. We also explore parent self-care using Dr. Kuzirian's tenets of nourishment, connection, inspiration and transformation. This helps parents to be self-aware in their parenting decisions, supporting conscious parenting. Stay awake to the transformation of your family!

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 Intention Setting for a Family RESET During Quarantine | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:09:09

Dr. Kuzirian explains how your whole family can leverage intention setting to bring peace and a chance to reconnect to your family while sheltering in place.

 Soothing the Senses to Ground and Decrease Anxiety | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:12:11

Dr. Kuzirian shares this hands on activity you can do with your child today to help them ground into their body and use their senses to physically soothe the nervous system. This is an essential mindful coping skill to cultivate in all children.

 Helping Kids Cope with a New Normal During the Coronavirus Pandemic | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:15:44

Parents have shared their overwhelm with the rapid and drastic changes caused by the Coronavirus Pandemic. Child psychologist, Dr. Kirsten Kuzirian, discusses how to use mindful parenting tools to support your child's mental health during this time.

 LGBTQ Youth Mental Health: Parent Support Makes the Difference | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:17:52

Dr. Kuzirian shares how parents can emotionally support LGBTQ youth, who are disporportionately at risk for suicide and depression, using mindful parenting to enhance the parent-child relationship and protect safety and well-being.

 BrainXP Author and Mental Health Advocate Christine Frey | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:17:04

Dr. Kuzirian speaks with the teen author, public speaker, advocate and Strong365 youth board member Christine Frey. Christine shares what our teens really need from us when struggling with mental health.

 Strong365 Founder and CEO Chantel Garrett | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:21:29

Dr. Kuzirian speaks with the founder and CEO of Strong365, Chantel Garrett. Strong 365 is a mental health support community and resource hub for young people and their families who are experiencing psychosis. Stong365 is part of the non-profit One Mind.

 Help Your Child Stop Reacting and Start Responding | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Dr. Kuzirian has 6 Mindful Parenting steps for parents to help kids manage a meltdown, while teaching them self-regulation, problem solving and enriching the parent-child relationship.

 Create a Schedule That Loves You Back! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:14:48

Dr. Kuzirian gives us 4 steps to build a daily schedule that supports parent self-care so we can up our mindful parenting game!

 Interview with Sleep Consultant Tonja B | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:25:15

Childhood sleep expert, Tonja B gives our community tips for helping new parents get sleep, when it's time to reach out to an expert, and how to take your kids on vacation and not be sleep deprived in the process. Join us as she holds our hand through the number one issue in most households with children and helps us get our sleep so that we can #stayawake

 After a Divorce, Be the Good Vibes | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

By far our most requested topic, Dr. Kuzirian shares 9 parenting tips to help you manage a difficult co-parenting situation, keep your child safe and ensure your child thrives when the adults have started acting like children. Listen and start turning the bad vibes good for your little one.

 3 Things to Do for a Child with ADHD Right Now! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:10:46

Child psychologist, Dr. Kirsten Kuzirian shares 3 tips for parents to decrease their child's anxiety and help them begin to better regulate their feelings and behaviors.

 Teen Series: How Your Parent Self-Care Supports Your Teen | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:07:17

Child psychologist, Dr. Kirsten Kuzirian, explains how following through on your own self-care goals positively impacts your teen's emotional wellness and development!

 Episode 23: Teen Series: How to Connect for Health (and Success!) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

We continue our series on supporting teens by learning to decrease toxic competitiveness, increase social connectedness and mindfully manage tech use. The benefits? Decreased stress and anxiety, solid self-esteem and the ability to face their responsibilities and challenges with success.

 Episode 22: Teen Series: Dealing with College Application Stress! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Dr. Kuzirian interviews her teen psychology intern on how she is coping with the college application process and what suggestions she has for parents wanting to help their own teen through the process.

 Episode 21: A Conscious Parenting Guide for Back to School | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Join child psychologist, Dr. Kirsten Kuzirian, for our Season 2 Premiere Episode! We answer parent questions about how to decrease anxiety and increase resilience on the first day of school.


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