The Curious Mother
Summary: Psychologists. Mothers. Unbiased information to help you make informed decisions. Community connectors. Hoping to make the world a better place.
Thinking about having a hard conversation with your kid because you want to give them feedback on something they could be doing better? This episode is for you! We reference an amazing new study and article published by Harvard Business Review Journal, and give some great feedback on giving feedback! Enjoy!
Becoming a step mother, or sharing parenting with a new woman in your ex's life can be tricky business. We are joined by Jennifer Fights, family therapy extraordinaire, who has some words of wisdom which might help these new family dynamics go smoothly.
Wine Culture. Where do you stand? With caution, we discuss some important aspects so you can make sure you are intentional about how you do or don't partake.
Do you have a family mission? Do you have an intention for your family this year? Today we discuss the importance of clarifying your family values and how to set the course for your family.
How do you know if your child is ready to start kindergarten? Dr. Terri James is just the expert to help us unpack this decision.
Rosie is back for another full episode focused on body image, but this time we discuss what you need to be aware of as you are raising children.
Today we dive into a huge topic with body image expert Rosie Molinary. This episode is all about body image for us moms, but don't worry, next week we will tackle what we need to be aware of for kids.
What is your self talk like these days? Is your inner voice pretty harsh? How is that working for you? Listen here as we explore what the research really shows about self talk that is helpful.
Cortisol is the hormone our body releases in response to stress. Today we talk about why it is SO important to a mom's overall wellbeing to understand how to decrease the amount of cortisol in her system.
This week we take a look at why eating has gotten so hard for kids. We are lucky be joined by Dr. Emily Ciepcielinski as we discuss how parents can model normal eating.
This is a fun one, but NOT for little ears!!! This week we look ahead to the magical creatures who come to visit during the holiday season. We explore some good ways to talk about these magical ideas when the time is right.
This week we are back for part 2 of our important talk on suicide with Dr. Amanda McGough. Postvention is incredibly important for all communities who have lost someone to suicide. Listen here to learn how to keep your child safe following a suicide in the community.
Dr. Amanda McGough helps us take on this very hard topic. We discuss things you need to know about how to talk to your kids about suicide, and what to do if you are concerned your child may try to end their life. This is such an important heavy topic, we did 2 episodes on it. Visit our webpage for resources related to suicide risk and prevention.
Should you read your kid's journal? Kristin and Melissa discuss all angles that you need to consider before you decide for yourself.
What are the most annoying toys you've had to suffer through for your kids happiness?