Category Archives for "Parenthood"

Podcast #100: Amy Morin: 13 Things Mentally Strong Parents Don’t Do

My guest on this episode of “Healthy Births, Happy Babies” is Amy Morin, a licensed clinical social worker, psychotherapist, and the author of the 13 Things Mentally Strong Parents Don’t Do.

In this episode, we will cover:

  1. learn how to encourage your kids to build mental muscle that allow them to become mentally strong, confident and resilient to stress
  2. how parents confuse Discipline with Punishment and what you can do to use melt-downs and “power struggles” as opportunities to teach them
  3. how being too easy on your kids and letting them avoid responsibility creates weaker and less effective adults

Resources mentioned in the conversation:

About Amy Morin:

Amy Morin is a licensed clinical social worker, psychotherapist, and a lecturer at Northeastern University.

She’s also the author of the international bestselling book 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do as well as her most recent book, 13 Things Mentally Strong Parents Don’t Do.

She gave one of the most popular TEDx talks of all time with more than 5 million views and she currently travels the globe teaching people about mental strength.

Her advice has been featured by numerous media outlets including CNN, Fox News, Today, Fast Company, Parents, and Oprah.com.

 

Podcast 097: Dr. Bruce Lipton: What You Teach Your Child in the First Few Years Lasts a Lifetime

My guest on this episode of “Healthy Births, Happy Babies” is Dr. Bruce Lipton, author of the bestselling book: The Biology of Belief, former allopathic medical school professor and research scientist and thought leader in the field of epigenetics, human development and conscious parenting.

In this episode, we will cover:

  1. how Dr. Bruce Lipton uses the “iPod Analogy” to describe not only how children learn in the first few years of life, but how they download belief systems as well.
  2. how understanding that a child’s Unconscious Mind hears EVERYTHING in the first 7 years (and the 3rd trimester also) might make you more careful about what you say and do around your child
  3. what the 2 most important things a parent can do to help their child set a strong mental/emotional foundation that they can then build upon later in life

Resources mentioned in the conversation:

Bio: About Dr. Bruce Lipton

Dr. Bruce Lipton, author of the bestseller: The Biology of Belief, was a former allopathic medical school professor and research scientist.

His pioneering research on cloned stem cells at the University of Wisconsin’s School of Medicine presaged the revolutionary field of epigenetics, the new science of how environment and perception control your genes.

In recognition of his contributions to the fields of embryology and human development, the Association of Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Health elected Dr. Lipton to their Board of Directors.

Bruce has taken his award-winning medical school lectures to the public and is currently a popular keynote speaker and workshop presenter on topics of conscious parenting and the science of complementary medicine.

 

Podcast 095: On Parenthood: Am I Doing a Good Job as a Parent? | Dr. Jay Warren

Dr. Jay Warren On Parenthood

In this episode of “On Parenthood”, Dr. Jay will:

  1. share how this question that so many parents ask themselves can hide a really negative self-critic to come out of you and make you feel worse
  2. offer a more empowering question that will help you and improve your parenting skills rather than just serve to beat yourself up

Resources mentioned in the conversation:

About Dr. Jay Warren:

Dr. Jay Warren has been a prenatal and pediatric chiropractor for 17 years. He is also the Wellness Care Coordinator at the CAP Wellness Center in San Diego, CA where 90% of his practice is pregnant or postpartum women and babies under one year old.

Dr. Jay is a proud member of the ICPA and APPPAH (the Association or Pre and Perinatal Psychology and Health) and the host of the podcast “Healthy Births, Happy Babies” in iTunes.

His online program, “Connecting with Baby” guides pregnant women through processes to strengthen maternal bonding for a happier pregnancy, gentler birth and easier post-partum experience.

Podcast 093: On Parenthood: Acknowledging Our Children’s Emotions | Dr. Jay Warren

Dr. Jay Warren On Parenthood

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My guest on this episode of "Healthy Births, Happy Babies" is...ME!

(Dr. Jay Warren has been a prenatal and pediatric chiropractor for 17 years. 90% of his practice now are pregnant or postpartum women and babies under one year old. He is the host of the "Healthy Births, Happy Babies" podcast.)

In this episode, we will cover:

  1. tell the story of a "preschool dropoff melt-down" that his son had and what he learned from how his teacher handled it.
  2. talk about how to help our children navigate and work through their moments of overwhelm so they become more "emotionally intelligent", more calm & centered as well as build their self-esteem

Resources mentioned in the conversation:

About Dr. Jay Warren:

Dr. Jay Warren has been a prenatal and pediatric chiropractor for 17 years. He is also the Wellness Care Coordinator at the CAP Wellness Center in San Diego, CA where 90% of his practice is pregnant or postpartum women and babies under one year old.

Dr. Jay is a proud member of the ICPA (the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association) and APPPAH (the Association or Pre and Perinatal Psychology and Health) and the host of the podcast “Healthy Births, Happy Babies” in iTunes.

His online program, “Connecting with Baby” guides pregnant women through processes to strengthen maternal bonding for a happier pregnancy, gentler birth and easier post-partum experience.

Podcast 091: On Parenthood: Ask A LOT of Questions | Dr. Jay Warren

Dr. Jay Warren On Parenthood

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My guest on this episode of "Healthy Births, Happy Babies" is...ME!

(Dr. Jay Warren has been a prenatal and pediatric chiropractor for 17 years. 90% of his practice now are pregnant or postpartum women and babies under one year old. He is the host of the "Healthy Births, Happy Babies" podcast.)

In this episode, we will cover:

  1. What does getting a puppy have to do with parenthood? Well, a lot actually...
  2. Dr. Jay explains how getting a puppy last week for his son brought back all of those feelings of "I have NO IDEA what I'm doing here" when Niko was first born
  3. Why asking lots and lots and lots of questions to the RIGHT people and learning from the RIGHT websites and books will help make you a better parent and your baby happier too

Resources mentioned in the conversation:

About Dr. Jay Warren:

Dr. Jay Warren has been a prenatal and pediatric chiropractor for 17 years. He is also the Wellness Care Coordinator at the CAP Wellness Center in San Diego, CA where 90% of his practice is pregnant or postpartum women and babies under one year old.

Dr. Jay is a proud member of the ICPA (the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association) and APPPAH (the Association or Pre and Perinatal Psychology and Health) and the host of the podcast “Healthy Births, Happy Babies” in iTunes.

His online program, “Connecting with Baby” guides pregnant women through processes to strengthen maternal bonding for a happier pregnancy, gentler birth and easier post-partum experience.

Podcast 089: Alex Charfen on “Defending Brilliance”: Your Child’s Unique Learning Style and Conflicts with the Modern Educational System

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My guest on this episode of “Healthy Births, Happy Babies” is Alex Charfen, the developer of the Entrepreneurial Personality Type and host of the podcast by the same name. His upcoming book, "Defending Brilliance", applies this research children’s learning styles personality development and how they relate to the modern educational system.

In this episode, we will cover:

  1. how Alex's research into the personality types of ultra successful business people lead him to understand why so many kids are being incorrectly diagnosed as ADD, ADHD, Asperger's, etc. in school today
  2. what the 4 general types of people are and what the one qualifying question for each that determines which group your child belongs to
  3. how to support your child in the modern school system if they are displaying some of these unique characteristics so they can remain Brilliant rather than being forced to fit into a box

Resources mentioned in the conversation:

About Alex Charfen:

Alex Charfen is the co-founder and CEO of CHARFEN.

He has spent his life seeking to understand how to make business grow, which evolved into the question, “How do you help people grow?”

Through his research and years as a top consultant to billionaires, Fortune 500 and Global 100 companies, this question led Alex to discover the long-misunderstood Entrepreneurial Personality Type (EPT).

Best-selling author Robin Sharma recently described Alex as “the most progressive entrepreneurial mind on the planet.”

A highly sought-after speaker on entrepreneurial awareness, Alex has spoken around the world for tens of thousands of entrepreneurs to help them identify and live in their strengths and grow their empires.

And now he applying this knowledge to children’s personality development, learning styles and how they relate to the modern educational system. All of this will be released in his upcoming book “Defending Brilliance”.

Podcast 088: On Parenthood: Taking Time for Yourself | Dr. Jay Warren

Dr. Jay Warren On Parenthood

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My guest on this episode of "Healthy Births, Happy Babies" is...ME!

(Dr. Jay Warren has been a prenatal and pediatric chiropractor for 17 years. 90% of his practice now are pregnant or postpartum women and babies under one year old. He is the host of the "Healthy Births, Happy Babies" podcast.)

In this episode, we will cover:

  1. why taking time for yourself is so important - for you AND for your family
  2. what this self-care practice can do for your mind and body and how it can shift things once you come back to family time
  3. how to carve out that "alone time" whether it's a half a day, half an hour or just 5 minutes

Resources mentioned in the conversation:

About Dr. Jay Warren:

Dr. Jay Warren has been a prenatal and pediatric chiropractor for 17 years. He is also the Wellness Care Coordinator at the CAP Wellness Center in San Diego, CA where 90% of his practice is pregnant or postpartum women and babies under one year old.

Dr. Jay is a proud member of the ICPA and APPPAH (the Association or Pre and Perinatal Psychology and Health) and the host of the podcast “Healthy Births, Happy Babies” in iTunes.

His online program, “Connecting with Baby” guides pregnant women through processes to strengthen maternal bonding for a happier pregnancy, gentler birth and easier post-partum experience.

Podcast 086: On Parenthood: Those First Few Days & Weeks, a Reality Check | Dr. Jay Warren

Dr. Jay Warren On Parenthood

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My guest on this episode of "Healthy Births, Happy Babies" is...ME!

(Dr. Jay Warren has been a prenatal and pediatric chiropractor for 17 years. 90% of his practice now are pregnant or postpartum women and babies under one year old. He is the host of the "Healthy Births, Happy Babies" podcast.)

In this episode, we will cover:

  1. an honest look at what the first few days and weeks are like as a new parent - not fear based, just real
  2. recommendations on how to ease your transition into being a parent to help make the first months with your baby better for both of you

Resources mentioned in the conversation:

About Dr. Jay Warren:

Dr. Jay Warren has been a prenatal and pediatric chiropractor for 17 years. He is also the Wellness Care Coordinator at the CAP Wellness Center in San Diego, CA where 90% of his practice is pregnant or postpartum women and babies under one year old.

Dr. Jay is a proud member of the ICPA and APPPAH (the Association or Pre and Perinatal Psychology and Health) and the host of the podcast “Healthy Births, Happy Babies” in iTunes.

His online program, “Connecting with Baby” guides pregnant women through processes to strengthen maternal bonding for a happier pregnancy, gentler birth and easier post-partum experience.

Podcast 084: The Lost Art of Natural Parenting | Tracy Gillett of RaisedGood.com

My guest on this episode of “Healthy Births, Happy Babies” is Tracy Gillett, the founder of the website RaisedGood.com, a heart-driven platform to provide parents with sound, well thought out, scientifically backed advice. She is also the author of the new book, The Lost Art of Natural Parenting: Finding the Courage to Parent Fearlessly

In this episode, we will cover:

  1. the difference between Modern Parenting and Natural Parenting
  2. how to identify when you’re in a Power Struggle with your child and what you can do to get back to a place of listening and connection
  3. how changing your view on what your child’s temper tantrum means can not only make those moments easier for you, but for your child as well

Resources mentioned in the conversation:

About Tracy Gillett:

Tracy Gillett is a passionate writer, mother, global nomad and natural parenting advocate.

She founded the website Raised Good, a heart-driven platform to provide parents with sound, well thought out, scientifically backed advice.

She hopes to rouse your natural instincts so you can parent your way, by offering support and community, free from judgment.

Liberate yourself from the “rules” of modern parenting and sign up for Tracy’s free Natural Parenting Superpowers eCourse.

Originally from Australia, Tracy now lives in Vancouver, BC, with her husband and young son.

Podcast 081: On Parenthood: Being Up All Night | Dr. Jay Warren

Dr. Jay Warren On Parenthood

My guest on this episode of “Healthy Births, Happy Babies” is…ME!

(Dr. Jay Warren has been a prenatal and pediatric chiropractor for 17 years. 90% of his practice now are pregnant or postpartum women and babies under one year old. He is the host of the “Healthy Births, Happy Babies” podcast.)

In this episode, we will cover:

  1. The reality of sleepless nights as a parent mean for you & your health as well as for your baby and their health
  2. Some simple ways to make sleepless nights easier for you and your family and, better yet, how to prevent them

Resources mentioned in the conversation:

About Dr. Jay Warren:

Dr. Jay Warren has been a prenatal and pediatric chiropractor for 17 years. He is also the Wellness Care Coordinator at the CAP Wellness Center in San Diego, CA where 90% of his practice is pregnant or postpartum women and babies under one year old.

Dr. Jay is a proud member of the ICPA and APPPAH (the Association or Pre and Perinatal Psychology and Health) and the host of the podcast “Healthy Births, Happy Babies” in iTunes.

His online program, “Connecting with Baby” guides pregnant women through processes to strengthen maternal bonding for a happier pregnancy, gentler birth and easier post-partum experience.