Parent Footprint with Dr. Dan-logo

Parent Footprint with Dr. Dan

Kids & Family Podcasts

The Parent Footprint Podcast with Dr. Dan Peters aims to build a community of parents who are inspired to raise healthy, confident, and self-aware children who are engaged in life and contribute positively to the world. The show’s guiding principle is that raising healthy children starts with a parent's self examination of the experiences and beliefs that influence their parenting, and that helping children reach their own potential begins with a parent’s aspiration - and ability - to reach their own. Dynamic, passionate, and inspiring, Dr. Dan and his guests will discuss diverse and timely parenting topics weekly and each episode teach listeners how to sculpt their best and most authentic “Parent Footprint.”

The Parent Footprint Podcast with Dr. Dan Peters aims to build a community of parents who are inspired to raise healthy, confident, and self-aware children who are engaged in life and contribute positively to the world. The show’s guiding principle is that raising healthy children starts with a parent's self examination of the experiences and beliefs that influence their parenting, and that helping children reach their own potential begins with a parent’s aspiration - and ability - to reach their own. Dynamic, passionate, and inspiring, Dr. Dan and his guests will discuss diverse and timely parenting topics weekly and each episode teach listeners how to sculpt their best and most authentic “Parent Footprint.”

Location:

United States

Description:

The Parent Footprint Podcast with Dr. Dan Peters aims to build a community of parents who are inspired to raise healthy, confident, and self-aware children who are engaged in life and contribute positively to the world. The show’s guiding principle is that raising healthy children starts with a parent's self examination of the experiences and beliefs that influence their parenting, and that helping children reach their own potential begins with a parent’s aspiration - and ability - to reach their own. Dynamic, passionate, and inspiring, Dr. Dan and his guests will discuss diverse and timely parenting topics weekly and each episode teach listeners how to sculpt their best and most authentic “Parent Footprint.”

Language:

English


Episodes

Ep. 112 Barbarians at the PTA: Parenting, Psychology, Teens, and Screens with Stephanie Newman

5/6/2021
Dr. Dan interviews Stephanie Newman, Ph.D., a psychoanalyst, psychologist, author and public speaker about mental health and her new book BARBARIANS AT THE PTA. Stephanie has practiced in New York for over 25 years, treating adults, adolescents and families struggling with anxiety, depression, and more recently Covid-19 stress. In the spirit of Desperate Housewives meets Mean Girls, Stephanie’s novel ​BARBARIANS AT THE PTA​ uses fictional characters to explore the timely topics of...

Duration:00:47:00

Ep. 111 Helping Teens Connect with Jeni Olsen

4/22/2021
Dr. Dan interviews Jeni Olsen, Founder of Teens Connect and the Prevention Director at Mentis: Napa’s Center for Mental Health Services (CA) in this new episode. Jeni’s work literally saves lives. After two Napa teenagers died by suicide in 2016, Jeni closed her graphic design business and founded Teens Connect with a mission to give middle and high schoolers tools to manage their stress, learn resilience, provide safe places and people with whom to connect, and give them a voice. Although...

Duration:00:48:50

Ep. 110 Parenting Ourselves with Katie McDonald

4/8/2021
Dr. Dan interviews self-care strategist, certified holistic health coach, raw food chef and founder of b.nourished Katie McDonald. Katie encourages us to start thriving instead of simply surviving. Dr. Dan and Katie discuss perfectionism, self-care, mindfulness, and self-worth. Katie McDonald’s corporate career and motherly duties occupied her every waking moment. She was depleted and depressed — suffering from asthma, allergies, ulcerative colitis, irritable bowel syndrome, pneumonia,...

Duration:00:42:55

Ep. 109 Thrivers with Michele Borba

3/25/2021
Dr. Dan interviews bestselling author and TODAY show contributor Michele Borba, Ed. D. to discuss her new book THRIVERS:The Surprising Reasons Why Some Kids Struggle and Others Shine. Michele Borba, Ed. D., is the bestselling author of UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About Me World, and is an internationally renowned educational psychologist and an expert in parenting, bullying, and character development who has spoken to over one million participants on five...

Duration:00:45:48

Ep. 108 Fear, Facebook Mom Groups, and Kindness with Kristin Bair

3/11/2021
Dr. Dan welcomes author and parent Kristin Bair to discuss her poignant, revealing, and popular essay published on Scary Mommy about Facebook Mom groups, kindness, empathy, bullying, and parenting in the digital age. Dr. Dan and Kristin also speak about fear and anxiety and her new novel AGATHA ARCH IS AFRAID OF EVERYTHING (named a best book by PEOPLE magazine). Kristin’s Scary Mommy essay Why Some Women Wield Exclusion Like A Superpower instantly resonates with all parents everywhere...

Duration:00:45:46

Ep. 107 Family Finance with Benny Nachman

2/25/2021
Dr. Dan speaks to Benjamin “Benny” Nachman, entrepreneur, Dad and cofounder of Jassby, a mobile wallet for families. In this new episode, Dr. Dan and Benny discuss how to raise money-smart kids. Jassby is a free iOS app for both parents and kids to share real money digitally. Parents can manage chores, pay allowances, and send money to their kids when they need it. Children can spend their allowance and learn in real time. As the CEO of Jassby, Benjamin Nachman has always been a strong...

Duration:00:49:26

Ep. 106 Moms Don’t Have Time To … with Zibby Owens

2/11/2021
Dr. Dan welcomes author, popular podcast host, and parent Zibby Owens to discuss her new book Moms Don’t Have Time To : A Quarantine Anthology. Zibby Owens is mom of four and the creator and host of the award-winning podcast Moms Don’t Have Time to Read Books, as well as her newly launched podcast “Moms Don’t Have Time to Lose Weight.” She is a regular contributor to ABC’s Good Morning America and her writing has appeared in The Washington Post, Real Simple, Parents, Marie Claire,...

Duration:00:44:53

Ep. 105 Unplugged Play with Bobbi Conner

1/28/2021
Dr. Dan talks to author, journalist, and parenting expert Bobbi Conner about the power of play and unplugging from technology in the new episode of the Parent Footprint podcast. Bobbi Conner created the award-winning, nationwide public radio series The Parents Journal and hosted the program for twenty-four years. She is author of The Giant Book of Creativity for Kids (Parents’ Choice Recommended Seal) and Everyday Opportunities for Extraordinary Parenting and the new series Unplugged Play. ...

Duration:00:41:23

Ep. 104 Making Social and Emotional Learning Stick with Elizabeth Sautter

1/14/2021
Episode 104 Elizabeth Sautter Ep. 104 Making Social and Emotional Learning Stick with Elizabeth Sautter Dr. Dan welcomes back colleague, speech-language pathologist, author, and parenting expert Elizabeth Sautter for her second interview on the Parent Footprint podcast. Dr. Dan and Elizabeth discuss her current work, her new course and her new book MAKE SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL LEARNING STICK! - Practical Activities to Help Your Child Manage Emotions, Navigate Social Situations & Reduce...

Duration:00:47:20

Ep. 103 Terrific Toddlers Part II with Carol and Rhona

12/31/2020
Dr. Dan welcomes back authors Carol Zeavin and Rhona Silverbush to discuss three new books in their popular Terrific Toddler series: Potty!, New Baby!, Time to Go! as well as their ongoing work with parents and families. Dr. Dan is delighted to speak to experts Carol and Rhona again (they first appeared as guests on Episode 56) to give parents, educators and caregivers even more ways to help toddlers overcome their daily dramas and challenges. Published by the American Psychological...

Duration:00:49:31

Episode 102 - Teaching Your Kids About Money with Tony Walker

12/17/2020
Episode 102 - Teaching Your Kids About Money with Tony Walker Dr. Dan welcomes Tony Walker, financial expert, author, and host of The WorryFree Retirement® to the podcast. Growing up as a lower middle-class kid of divorced parents during the 1960s, Tony Walker had little knowledge or hope of learning about money and how best to manage it. Yet, his unique life experiences, 35 years in the field of finance, and meeting in person with over 15,000 “Savers” formed a unique perspective about...

Duration:00:46:40

Ep. 101 Catharsis, Hope, and Craigslist with Helena Dea Bala

12/3/2020
In the newest episode of the Parent Footprint podcast, Dr. Dan welcomes author Helena Dea Bala to discuss her new book CRAIGSLIST CONFESSIONAL: A Collection of Secrets from Anonymous Strangers. This episode is filled with heart and hope about the human experience. An Albanian immigrant, Helena Dea Bala came to the U.S. at twelve years old and spent her weekends helping her mother clean houses to make ends meet. She later graduated Phi Beta Kappa from The George Washington University, and...

Duration:00:46:56

Ep. 100 The Bottom Line for Baby with Dr. Tina Payne Bryson

11/19/2020
Happy 100th episode to the Parent Footprint podcast! We have a very special guest for our 100th episode: Dr. Dan welcomes back the only guest who has appeared on the Parent Footprint podcast three (!) times: bestselling author and parenting expert Dr. Tina Payne Bryson -- the perfect colleague to help Dr. Dan celebrate his 100-episode milestone. Today Dr. Dan and Dr. Bryson focus on her newest book The Bottom Line for Baby as well as the timely The Power of Showing Up (co-authored...

Duration:00:52:02

Ep. 99 College Student Health with Dr. Jill Grimes

11/5/2020
Episode 99 Jill Grimes Ep. 99 College Student Health with Dr. Jill Grimes Parent Footprint podcast host Dr. Dan Peters welcomes Dr. Jill Grimes to today’s episode. Dr. Grimes is the author of the new book, The Ultimate College Student Health Handbook: Your Guide for Everything from Hangovers to Homesickness and she offers valuable advice first, to students and second,to parents in this new episode. Jill Grimes, MD, FAAFP, is a nationally recognized medical media expert,...

Duration:00:46:12

Ep. 98 How Kids (and Adults) Can Positively Change the World with Brian Ondrako

10/22/2020
Dr. Dan welcomes author, podcast host, former golf expert, and entrepreneur Brian Ondrako to the podcast today. Brian’s passion is teaching kids about entrepreneurship and self-discovery while making the world a better place. Brian also hosts the Just Get Started Podcast (Just Get Started Podcast) where he interviews entrepreneurs and founders and other influencers about their journey toward fulfillment and the lessons they learned along the way. After graduating from Methodist University...

Duration:00:52:00

Ep. 97 Helping Picky Eaters with Sarah Thomas

10/8/2020
Dr. Dan Peters welcomes Sarah Thomas, the co-founder and Chief Imaginator for Kalamata’s Kitchen, a global franchise helping kids learn about cultures through adventures with food. She authored the Kalamata book series with renowned chefs (including Chef Eric Ripert), developed the Taste Bud Travel Guide, hosted live tasting events for kids across the U.S., and attracted celebrity ‘taste buds’ including Padma Lakshmi and Chrissy Tiegen. She recently launched a free Kitchen Exploration...

Duration:00:36:16

Ep. 96 Words of Wisdom from a Former Bad Mother with Cecile David Weil

9/24/2020
Dr. Dan welcomes Cécile David-Weill, French American author and parent, to Episode 96 to discuss her new book Parents Under the Influence: Words of Wisdom from a Former Bad Mother. In her book (part memoir and part guide), Cécile David-Weill draws on her own parenting mistakes and successes as well as case studies and works of fiction to guide readers to become more effective, nurturing parents. This unique book offers both insight and remedy to those parents who are unknowingly under...

Duration:00:46:40

Ep. 95 Playtime and Childcare in the Pandemic Age with Florence Ann Romano, The Windy City Nanny

9/10/2020
Dr. Dan welcomes “The Windy City Nanny” Florence Ann Romano to episode 95. A childcare expert and entrepreneur, Florence is also the author of Nanny and Me. She joins the show today to talk about playtime, childcare, nanny wisdom, and more. Florence Ann Romano, The Windy City Nanny™ (www.WindyCityNanny.com), is a dedicated philanthropist and former nanny who has always had a special place in her heart for children. Romano worked for over 15 years as a nanny, beginning as a 'Mommy's...

Duration:00:48:07

Ep. 94 How to create psychological safety in your home with Dr. Tim Clark

8/27/2020
Dr. Dan welcomes psychological safety expert and the Founder/CEO of LeaderFactor Tim Clark to the show today to discuss his new book The 4 Stages of Psychological Safety and how these lessons can help parents. Timothy R. Clark is founder and CEO of LeaderFactor, a consulting, coaching, and training organization. Dr. Clark is an international authority in the fields of psychological safety & innovation, large-scale change & transformation, and senior leadership development. In his new book,...

Duration:00:48:16

Ep. 93 The Rocket Years: How Your Twenties Launch the Rest of Your Life with Elizabeth Segran

8/13/2020
Dr. Dan welcomes author Elizabeth Segran to episode 93 to discuss her book THE ROCKET YEARS: How Your Twenties Launch the Rest of Your Life. In her encouraging new book, Elizabeth arms young people and their concerned parents with the tools to confront uncertain times and to make the most of the critical “twenties” years to create a “dream” life. We tend to think of our twenties as a playground for life: a time for low-consequence experimentation and delaying big decisions. Elizabeth’s book...

Duration:00:47:22