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Latest Episodes & Transcripts
If you’ve been a parent for a while, or maybe even if you haven’t, you probably saw an article on Holding Space making the rounds of online communities a few years ago. In the article the author, Heather Plett, describes how she and her siblings were able to hold space for their dying mother in her final days because a palliative care…Listen to the full episode
This episode builds on our recent conversations with Dr. Moira Mikolajczak on Parental Burnout and with Dr. Susan Pollak on Self-Compassion. Today we talk with Dr. Sarah LaChance Adams, Florida Blue Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies and the Director of the Florida Blue Center for Ethics at the University of North Florida, on…Listen to the full episode
In this episode, Dr. Susan Pollak helps us to apply mindfulness skills to our relationships with our children so we can parent in line with our values, rather than just reacting when our children push our buttons. You’ll learn: – What’s the point of mindfulness, and does it matter if we bring our full attention…Listen to the full episode
Parents often reach out to me to ask how they can support their perfectionist children, who can’t seem to cope with failure. I’ve been on the lookout for someone to talk with us for a while, but just as with our episode on anxiety, it took quite some searching to find an expert who doesn’t…Listen to the full episode
I’ve heard from listeners that what they call “The Dark Horse Episode,” the interview with Dr. Todd Rose, that this is one of their favorite conversations on the podcast, and for this reason I’m doing something I’ve never done before: reissuing that episode. Dr. Rose and I discussed ways to personalize children’s learning to help…Listen to the full episode
Ever have a vague sense that your interactions with your child aren’t quite aligned with your values…but aren’t quite sure what to do about it? Have you been to a protest and shouted “Black Lives Matter! Fight the Power!”…and then gone home and forced your child to brush their teeth? Have you chastised…Listen to the full episode
In this episode we hear from Denise, who claims to have listened to every Your Parenting Mojo episode… Denise is a Filipina living in Madrid, and the intentional, respectful parenting style she’s chosen to use is somewhat out of place in both cultures. She wanted to chat about what to do when her daughter is…Listen to the full episode
We’re delving a little deeper into the topic of mindfulness with none other than the Mindful Mama, Hunter Clarke-Fields! We discuss Hunter’s journey from being triggered just as often as the rest of us, to using mindfulness techniques to center herself so she can parent more effectively. She even walks me through an impromptu mini-meditation!…Listen to the full episode
Work-family conflict can seem unavoidable – especially in the era of COVID when we’re either working from home with children underfoot all day, or we’re an essential worker who has to leave the house and can’t find childcare. In this conversation with licensed psychologist Dr. Yael Schonbrun, Assistant Professor of Psychology at Brown University, and…Listen to the full episode