How does the way we treat our children affect the makeup of their brains? And how can we use this knowledge to raise children in a style that optimizes their physical, emotional, and mental health? That is precisely what Dr. Greer Kirshenbaum shares in her new book, The Nurture Revolution.
What can we do to feel more joy? One huge factor may involve how and how much time we devote to play. Here to discuss ways we can infuse more fun into parenthood is the author of the new book The Fun Habit, Dr. Mike Rucker.
Self-care can feel self-indulgent or even just inaccessible to parents. For many of us, while we know it’s important, we just can’t seem to carve out the time to add it into our already packed routine. Co-creator of Scientific Mommy and co-host of the Parenting Understood podcast , Dr. Erin O’Conner and I redefine what self-care looks like and offer strategies for incorporating it into our life – from ways to reduce stress, to increase opportunities for play (for your kids and yourself!) and how to reevaluate our over-scheduled lives.
Does it feel like you never have enough time to get everything done? As parents, it often seems like 24/7 just isn’t enough. While you can’t magically manifest additional hours to add to your week, I can offer you strategies for finding extra time from within the ones we’re given. In this episode, I’ll walk you through integrating 5 time-saving solutions into your daily routine and help you learn to buffer, prioritize, delegate and be intentional with the ways you choose to spend that precious time.