Ep. 59 – Raising Humans with Heart with Sarah MacLaughlin

Ep. 59 – Raising Humans with Heart with Sarah MacLaughlin

Welcome to the 59th episode of The Apparently Parent Podcast, and this is one you don’t want to miss because today I’m talking with Sarah MacLaughlin. Sarah is a social worker, parent educator, and author of the award-winning, bestselling book, What Not to Say: Tools for Talking with Young Children, and she recently published her…

Ep. 57 – Context is King

Ep. 57 – Context is King

Welcome to episode 57 of The Apparently Parent Podcast. In this episode, you’ll learn how important is the context for everything in your life, including your parenting efforts. You’ll learn how to differentiate between external and internal contexts. Most importantly, I’m sharing with you one of the most powerful tools I’ve ever created to help…

Ep. 55 – What Parenting Under Fire Taught Me
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Ep. 55 – What Parenting Under Fire Taught Me

Do you know how they say “when life gives you lemons, make a lemonade?” 🍋 Well, I love lemonade. I love lemons even more. But some lemons I would rather live without. Two months ago, my country entered another round of escalation with the rulers of Gaza strip. For almost two weeks, they fired rockets…

Ep. 24 – Help Your Child “Get” Money, with Chris Farrell

Ep. 24 – Help Your Child “Get” Money, with Chris Farrell

How comfortable are you with the concept of money and finances? How comfortable do you want your kids to be? If you’re anything like me, you’d like your kids to understand money better, and be more comfortable around it than you. And this EXACTLY what my guest today will do for you. Chris Farrell is…

Ep. 04 – On Being a Supportive Parent
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Ep. 04 – On Being a Supportive Parent

How to Support Your Child Through Anxiety Seeing our children afraid and hurt is never easy. When we brought them into this world we committed to making their journey in life as smooth as possible. But life is never 100% smooth and facing pain, fears, and sadness is always part of what our children have…

Ep. 01 – The Parenting MAP

Ep. 01 – The Parenting MAP

How often do you feel that although you do your best and you have all the right intentions, something in your parenting just isn’t working right? You may notice that instead of harmony, fun, and games, your days are full of stress, arguments, and yells. And if you’re anything like me, you don’t like it….

How to Talk to Children About God

How to Talk to Children About God

Disclaimer: In this post, I want to share with you my thoughts about how to talk with children about God, religion, and belief. It is not my goal to tell you what to think or believe or what you should teach your children. One may think that the answer to the question “How to talk…

Raising a Self-Sufficient Child with ADHD

Raising a Self-Sufficient Child with ADHD

Raising a child with a mood or mental health disorder can be challenging, to say the least. My son has Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD), and the relationship that he and I have is monumental to his development. As a parent, no matter the child, we want to raise a…

Stop Trying to Be a Perfect Parent

Stop Trying to Be a Perfect Parent

How good a parent are you? Are you a perfect parent? What an annoying question, right? It’s almost as bad as asking which one of your kids do you love most. But we are constantly asking ourselves how good we are, even if we don’t mean to or don’t realize it. It happens because we…

How to Support Your Child Through Anxiety

How to Support Your Child Through Anxiety

Seeing your child deal with anxiety can be hard. Usually, we don’t know how to actually help them so we either tell them to just deal with it or we try to over-protect them by taking over. In this post we will talk about the difference between demanding and protective parenting and the benefits of…