How can I make sure my kids are using technology in a healthy way? How should I talk to my kids about race? And how do I balance it all without pulling out my hair?
Hear our take on all this and more!
WARNING: We recommend parents preview this episode first before deciding whether to allow your children to listen.
In our Season 3 finale, releasing on National Gun Violence Awareness Day and one week after the latest tragic school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, we are tackling the gun violence epidemic in the United States. We know you are as devastated, angry, and frustrated as we are by the needless loss of human life. So how do we turn our grief into decisive action? In this episode, not only do we give you a concrete action plan and specific organizations to support, we give you dozens of talking points.
Listen to this episode, share it, and put our plan into action -- to help stop the next tragedy.
Are you one of the millions of adults dealing with back pain? Did the pandemic make it worse? Do you wish you could manage your pain with less or no medication? Pain specialist Dr. Saloni Sharma joins us today to talk about her new book and her drug-free approach to pain relief and prevention. Keep listening to find out lots more!
We’re talking about some of our favorite STEM toys and books! Finding ways to play with science and math is one of the best ways to foster a lifelong love of those subjects. Whether you have kids in your life or are a kid at heart, keep listening to find some great suggestions for your wishlist!
On this episode, we’re going knee-deep into waste. How can we reduce the amount of trash and scraps that we generate in our homes? What can we do better when it comes to saving food, clothing, and household products? And how will our hack of the week leave your mailbox happy? Listen now for tips on all that and more!
Today we have part 2 of our discussion with Jennifer Stevens from the blog Adventurous Appetite, an American international school teacher who moved abroad and has now lived all over the world. Wondering what healthcare is like in other countries? What her tips are for moving abroad with kids? And whether she’d ever move home? Keep listening to find out all that and more. And if you missed it, catch Part 1 in Episode 40 first!
Since the start of the pandemic, more and more families have considered packing it all up and moving abroad. Today we have part 1 of our discussion with Jennifer Stevens from the blog Adventurous Appetite, an American international school teacher who did just that and has now lived all over the world. Wondering what the biggest challenges are to life in a new country? The biggest benefits? And whether she’d do it all again? (Spoiler alert: YES!) Keep listening to find out all that and more. And don't miss Part 2 in Episode 41!
Today we're talking about anxiety in children with Dr. Lisa Fortuna. How has the pandemic impacted the mental health of children? How can you identify when anxiety is a problem for a child in your life? And what can we all do to help kids and teens who are experiencing this struggle? Join us for her insight on all this and more!
On this episode, we’re giving our State of the Union address … on COVID. Where do we stand, two years into the pandemic? What does omicron mean for us? And all those COVID myths we hear … can any of them be debunked? Keep listening for all that and more!
On this episode, we're talking about the process of becoming a doctor, starting from getting into med school. Have you been inspired by Dr. Fauci and decided you want to be a physician? Is there a college student in your life contemplating a career in medicine? Curious about the path required to get there in the U.S.? This episode is for you!
In our Season 3 premiere, we're talking to a psychiatrist about one thing that's on everyone's mind: mental health. The pandemic has affected us all. How can we recognize when we're struggling? What can we do to maintain a healthy state of mind? And how can we help each other? We sat down with Dr. Shirin Ali, a Clinical Assistant Professor in psychiatry at Columbia University, to get her expert perspective on this and more.
In the latest in our ongoing series on Mothers in Politics and our Season 2 finale, we have Part 2 of our interview with Arkansas City Councilwoman Gayatri Agnew. She's talking about what she knows now that she wishes she knew then, her goals for her time in office, and why she thinks you should join her. If you missed it, catch Part 1 in Episode 34 first!
Local politics is not only the level where the most tangible legislative change can be made, but also the level where most people entering politics will start. So, we’re devoting two episodes to a discussion with someone who threw her hat into the local ring, won, and is now sharing all her insider advice. In the latest in our ongoing series on Mothers in Politics, we have Part 1 of our interview with Arkansas City Councilwoman Gayatri Agnew. She's talking about her journey to politics, how her children were changed by the experience, and why she thinks you should join her. And don't miss Part 2 in Episode 35!
On this episode, we’re talking about kids and their relationships. Why is it important that kids spend time with their peers even from an early age? What problems should you look out for? And how can you help your child through shyness, bullying, or other challenges? Plus, our Physician-Mom Life Hack this week involves checkers, but not in the way you expect!
We’re talking about something that can make you healthier AND wealthier: meal planning and lunch packing. How can making a weekly menu actually affect your health? Where do you start if you’ve never done it before? What’s the best way to make fun school lunches? And how do you keep it all interesting so you can stick with it for the long run? In this episode, we’ve got all that and more!
On this episode, we’re talking about joy. We all want it. But what does it really mean? What are the health effects of having joy? And the $64,000 question: how do we get more of it? Join us to find out!
On this episode, we're going skin deep -- literally. We're talking about how to take care of your skin during the summer months. Can you moisturize less in the summer? What are the best ways to prevent sunburns in kids? And how do we choose the best options in a drugstore aisle containing dozens of sunscreens and bug repellents? Listen in, because we've got you covered!