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A Veteran Dad

11/11/2018
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In this special episode, Juspreet and Lisa spend some time with an Army Veteran and super hero dad. Dennis. Dennis spent over 20 years in the Army as a dad of two daughters. After he retired from the Army, and he started life as a civilian with a new wife, a stepson and a new […]

Duration:00:26:23

Your Story Matters

10/31/2018
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How does the legacy of our parents and grandparents play a role in our own lives? What impact can one generation have on the next one? In this episode, Juspreet and Lisa talk about why self-reflection and self-exploration are important for children and adults alike. Your Story Matters and why it matters goes much deeper […]

Duration:00:25:00

The Search for Fertility

10/17/2018
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How does the journey of IVF take its toll on marriage, mental health and household finances? Have we created space for men to be vulnerable about infertility? And can therapy be a part of the healing process? In this episode, Juspreet continues her conversation with Reena Sekhon on miscarriage, womanhood and maternity. Listen to the […]

Duration:00:28:40

Blooming with Her Story

10/5/2018
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Can the journey of waiting actually bring about healing and strength for a couple that is hoping to get pregnant? How does owning your own story lead to and inspire deeper change in others? In this episode, Juspreet speaks to food & fashion blogger, Reena Sekhon about parenting, love, pregnancy and miscarriage. Listen in and then […]

Duration:00:34:33

Sharpening Our Pencils

9/19/2018
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Finding the right techniques to keep the lines of communication open in our lives takes practice, this is as true for parenting as any other responsibility. In this episode, Juspreet and Lisa share some tips on how to get to know your child, their friend’s, teachers and friend’s parents too. These tips are not just […]

Duration:00:20:04

Going Back To School

9/5/2018
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Kids and Parents are getting ready for a new school year, and sometimes that means more than just school supplies. How do you prepare your child and yourself for Bullying and other adverse social behavior? In this Episode from our archive, Juspreet talks through rushing to school after a call about a school yard fight. […]

Duration:00:25:02

Politics and Playdates

8/22/2018
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What do you do if your view on politics don’t necessarily match with the parents of your children’s friends? What would you do if disagree with another parent while you are on a playdate? How do you determine if your friends want to talk about emotionally charged topics? In this episode, Lisa and Juspreet discuss […]

Duration:00:31:44

Vacations, Boredom and Being in Love

8/8/2018
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Preparing for a vacation can be more work than it worth especially if you outsource the packing to unsupervised children! In this episode, Juspreet talks about reconnecting with her children, family and husband on a vacation. She also gives her children a taste of boredom and all the wonderful things that can happen as a […]

Duration:00:29:20

Connections and Open Spaces

7/25/2018
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How can we retain open spaces in our minds, heart and lives to connect with others? Is this a quality that can be taught or is it inherent to our personality? In this episode, Juspreet and Lisa talk about making connections and creating a world where we are not closing our children off to our […]

Duration:00:26:26

A trip to the DMV, Easy right?

7/11/2018
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Sometimes when you are a parent, every day mundane errands are easy and breezy and other times they become epic sagas. In this episode, Lisa describes a trip to the DMV where just about everything goes wrong. Just when she thinks things cannot get any worse, they do. And then- she experiences solidarity from others. […]

Duration:00:29:24

Dopamine and Social Media- it’s like riding a bike

6/28/2018
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As humans we have always been addicted to the euphoric effects of the neurotransmitter dopamine. Now more than ever, we are becoming addicted to the instant gratification of likes on social media. Once exposed to the quick and easy rewards in technology, it becomes harder for children to develop the neural pathways that trigger dopamine […]

Duration:00:31:00

Going going, back back to… work work!

6/13/2018
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Parenting is often about balance as much as it is approach. In this episode, we hear about Lisa’s transition back to work. What stresses are added to a family when a primary caregiver returns to work? How can we counteract the immense value and confidence that comes along with the idea of work? Does our local […]

Duration:00:25:04

Positive Affirmations in a world of selfies, mirrors and #metoo

5/31/2018
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In a world of selfies and socially induced self-inspection, children (like all of us) are naturally drawn to the negative. Whether it is body image, personal achievement or even mastery of a new skill, how do we model a confident, self-image and positive affirmations for ourselves ? What are the effects of the smallest insecurity […]

Duration:00:35:21

A Day For Our Mothers

5/12/2018
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Everything we are, we owe to our Mothers. In this special episode, Lisa and Juspreet are joined by their own mothers. We are talking about the good, the bad and the ugly! What was it like to come to a new country and not yet speak the language? What challenges did our mothers face while […]

Duration:00:24:12

When One Becomes Two…

5/2/2018
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Some parents start to chase nirvana when a baby becomes a toddler with evening date nights, trips to the store and organized play dates. It is only after the newborn sleepless nights are a distant memory that many parents start the cycle again with a new baby. How do you make this decision to have […]

Duration:00:24:40

Preventative Care Parenting

4/18/2018
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In the wake of bullying and adverse social behavior, we learn that so many incidents arise out of curiosity. Can unanswered questions lead to the idea of the Other ? In this episode, Lisa and Juspreet discuss techniques and strategies for peer pressure and bully prevention. Whether its as simple as meeting your child’s teacher or […]

Duration:00:19:27

Finding Strength in Unity

4/4/2018
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In a special episode, Juspreet and Lisa talk about the fear and anxiety that naturally grows for parents and how to quiet that inner voice for a greater good. The March for Our Lives is the backdrop for community solidarity and they both witness a shift as teenagers become change agents. When are the seeds […]

Duration:00:21:46

Bullies and School Yard Fights

3/21/2018
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How do you get your child to tell you about a bully? What do you do if your child is bully? After a startling call about a fight at school, Juspreet talks through rushing to school after her son’s first school fight. She describes addressing the incident with her children and the school administration. Lisa […]

Duration:00:24:20

Creating a Culture of Kindness and Gun Control

3/7/2018
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Is it possible to attend a middle school field trip and still be kind? What would the world look like if we paid kindness forward instead of only paying it back? It is so easy to teach kindness to someone who is kind to us, but as parents we have to create a culture of kindness. Being […]

Duration:00:34:17

Sleep! (and sleep hacks)

2/21/2018
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Have you ever seen a sleeping baby and thought- I wish I could sleep like that? Then you will want to listen to this episode. Juspreet is suffering from a serious lack of sleep and Lisa aka the Sleep Master, gives her tips to reclaim some night time rest and rejuvenation. Listen in for some sleep cycle […]

Duration:00:27:30