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SYPM002: Sugar! with Rose Hoberman

In this second episode of Sharing Your Parenting Mojo we talk with Rose Hoberman, who is American but lives in Germany, about discussing math with girls – as well as with managing her daughter’s sugar intake.

Here’s Rose’s blog, where she discusses what she thought of my Parenting Beyond Pink and Blue episode.

If you’d like to be interviewed for Sharing Your Parenting Mojo, please complete the form located here and I’ll be in touch if there’s a fit…


About the author, Jen

Jen Lumanlan (M.S., M.Ed.) hosts the Your Parenting Mojo podcast (, which examines scientific research related to child development through the lens of respectful parenting.

Her Finding Your Parenting Mojo membership group supports parents in putting the research into action in their real lives, with their real families. Find more info at

She also launched the most comprehensive course available to help parents decide whether homeschooling could be right for their family. Find out more about it – and take a free seven-question quiz to get a personalized assessment of your own homeschooling readiness at

And for parents who are committed to public school but recognize the limitations in that system, she has a course to help support children's learning in school at

1 Comment

  1. Beatriz on July 22, 2019 at 4:53 PM

    I am so excited about finding your blog. Thank you so much for making all super useful information available. While listening to the Sugar! episode, it seems reasonable the solution of letting the child feel unrestricted or more in charged of her sugar intake. However, I can’t help to think about the sugar addiction. I have been very careful with my daughter’s refined sugar intake since I can (she is 2.5 years old), but I do have a hard time with sugar addiction myself. I would think that after doing that unrestricted access to sweets, it would be really hard for the child to step out of the sugar craving loop. In the spirit of scientific research, here is a science based nutritional blog explaining sugar addiction:

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