Expert interviews with helpful tips and relevant information for parents at all stages of their child’s development.
Are your children getting the kind of reading instruction that has been shown to be most effective? If not, what can you do to change that? And why is it important? A wealth of research has provided clear evidence that direct instruction in core skills is key to reading success. Yet many publishers, school districts, states and even university education departments have not fully embraced the shift to direct instruction of phonics and phonemic awareness. Tune in to Marti & Erin’s conversation with Dr. Casey to learn why that is – and to hear what you can do as a parent – to make sure your child and all children are developing the building blocks of reading that they need in order to succeed in school.
Delve into the world of sober mothering with Celeste Yvonne, a certified recovery coach and writer. She unravels the intricacies of mommy wine culture, and shares invaluable insights and suggestions for the “sober curious” or those who think they may have a problematic relationship with alcohol. Gain insights on supporting mothers, quitting drinking, and why mothers are drinking more than ever.
Dive into gluten-free with Dr. Julie Miller Jones, PhD, as she unravels the science of gluten, wheat allergy, and celiac disease. Get expert insights on who should follow gluten-free diets, the differences between wheat allergy and non-celiac gluten sensitivity, and practical advice for managing celiac disease. Join us for a captivating episode filled with valuable information for a healthier, gluten-conscious lifestyle.
Are you concerned that your child only says a handful of words, while your friend’s child speaks in sentences? Or do you think your child struggles too much with making friends or managing emotions? Or maybe you believe your child’s development is right on track, but wonder how you can be sure. Tune in for the answers you need, brought to you by Help Me Grow.
This 3-part series on parental mental health focused first on ways parent and child mental health are inextricably connected and, second, on postpartum depression and anxiety and the impact on the parent-infant relationship. But what about individuals who are parenting even as they struggle with Severe & Persistent Mental Illness (SPMI)? Two St. David’s Center therapists illuminate what can help both parent and child navigate the unique challenges of parenting with SPMI.
Feeling depressed or anxious in the early months of parenting is not uncommon. But when those feelings are serious and persist beyond a few weeks, consequences can be significant for parent, baby and the whole family. This episode brings hopeful guidance on recognizing postpartum depression, supporting parent and baby, and seeking effective parent-infant treatment as needed.