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Parent Footprint with Dr. Dan teaches us all how to make the world a more loving, accepting and compassionate place -- one parent and one child at a time. With over 20 years experience as a psychologist, author and father, host Dr. Dan Peters understands the key to raising happy and aware kids is for parents to seek the same joy and mindfulness in their own lives. Through diverse and timely discussions, aimed at any parental figure in a child's life, Dr. Dan helps caregivers parent with purpose while striving to be the best version of themselves.

Parent Footprint with Dr. Dan teaches us all how to make the world a more loving, accepting and compassionate place -- one parent and one child at a time. With over 20 years experience as a psychologist, author and father, host Dr. Dan Peters understands the key to raising happy and aware kids is for parents to seek the same joy and mindfulness in their own lives. Through diverse and timely discussions, aimed at any parental figure in a child's life, Dr. Dan helps caregivers parent with purpose while striving to be the best version of themselves.

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United States

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Parent Footprint with Dr. Dan teaches us all how to make the world a more loving, accepting and compassionate place -- one parent and one child at a time. With over 20 years experience as a psychologist, author and father, host Dr. Dan Peters understands the key to raising happy and aware kids is for parents to seek the same joy and mindfulness in their own lives. Through diverse and timely discussions, aimed at any parental figure in a child's life, Dr. Dan helps caregivers parent with purpose while striving to be the best version of themselves.

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English


Episodes

How to Stop Losing it with Your Kids with Carla Naumburg

7/29/2021
Ever lose it with your kid? If so, you’re definitely not alone. Dr. Dan is thrilled to welcome Carla Naumburg, the hilarious and brilliant author of Stop Losing Your Sh*t With Your Kids: A Practical Guide to Becoming a Calmer, Happier Parent to the podcast. Parenting is stressful, children are insane, and you’re only human. Today’s interview with Carla will give you tips on how to manage your triggers, stop meltdowns, parent mindfully and become a calmer, happier parent -- with calmer,...

Duration:00:50:43

Loss, Drama, and Trauma with Caroline Leavitt

7/22/2021
Dr. Dan interviews writer Caroline Leavitt about her Psychology Today blog “Runs in the Family” and family secrets -- how devastating they can be until we decide to own our life story, our problems, and our challenges and not let them define us. Caroline is a screenwriter, writing teacher, and author of With or Without You, a book loosely based on her real-life coma. A New York Times and USA Todaybestselling author, Caroline’s novels (and her essays) expertly explore the struggles and...

Duration:00:47:47

Normal Still Sucks with Jonathan Mooney

7/15/2021
Dr. Dan speaks to Jonathan Mooney, the always inspiring social justice and diversity advocate, speaker, entrepreneur, and author of Normal Sucks. Jonathan tells us that “different is not deficient” -- there are advantages to every type of brain and body. As a neuro-diverse kid diagnosed with dyslexia and ADHD who didn’t learn to read until he was twelve, the realization that that he wasn’t the problem―the system and the concept of normal were―literally saved Mooney’s life. Jonathan now...

Duration:00:50:57

The Extended Mind with Annie Murphy Paul

7/8/2021
Dr. Dan’s fascinating interview with scientific journalist Annie Murphy Paul tackles provocative questions including: what makes us the way we are, why we should trust our intuition, and how to listen to our bodies. In her book The Extended Mind: The Power of Thinking Outside the Brain, Annie offers a new way of understanding intelligence. Dr. Dan’s conversation with Annie explores a groundbreaking view of how our minds work and gives us practical advice on how we can all think better -- for...

Duration:00:49:47

The Addiction Inoculation with Jessica Lahey

7/1/2021
Dr. Dan interviews NYTimes bestselling author Jessica Lahey about addiction, alcoholism, substance abuse, recovery, and prevention. Dr. Dan and Jessica share the startling statistic that all children, regardless of their genetics, are at some risk for substance abuse. Jessica discusses her personal story of being born into a family with a long history of alcoholism and drug abuse and how, despite her best efforts, she became an alcoholic and didn’t find her way out until her early forties....

Duration:01:07:59

Super You : Release Your Inner Superhero with Emily Gordon

6/24/2021
Dr. Dan interviews Academy Award-nominee of The Big Sick (Best Original Screenplay) and former therapist Emily V. Gordon. Emily is the author of Super You, a guide to living your best life. Her book teaches us that we all have superpowers and as a result we can overcome challenges to become the superhero of our own life. Dr. Dan and Emily discuss how to embrace it all -- our joys and our mistakes. With self-awareness, we can strive to become the best versions of ourselves every day. Emily...

Duration:00:49:24

Reparenting with Georgia Hardstark

6/17/2021
Welcome to the debut episode of Parent Footprint with Dr. Dan on Exactly Right. Today's guest is Georgia Hardstark, co-host of the true crime and comedy podcast My Favorite Murder and co-founder of the Exactly Right network. Dr. Dan and Georgia, who are also cousins, give insight into their family and beloved grandmother, discuss Georgia's openness about her mental health, including her addiction and recovery. The underlying theme of the episode is how to re-parent yourself in a loving and...

Duration:00:53:21

Parent Footprint with Dr. Dan Joins Exactly Right!

6/7/2021
Introducing Parent Footprint with Dr. Dan, the newest podcast to join the Exactly Right network. Each week, Dr. Dan teaches us all how to make the world a more loving, accepting and compassionate place -- one parent and one child at a time. With over 20 years experience as a psychologist, author and father, host Dr. Dan Peters understands the key to raising happy and aware kids is for parents to seek the same joy and mindfulness in their own lives. Through diverse and timely discussions,...

Duration:00:02:04

Ep. 114 Supporting Children’s Mental Health with Dr. A

6/3/2021
Dr. Dan interviews Anjani Amladi, M.D. (“Dr. A”) about mental health, the impacts of COVID-19 on children and families, and the six ways parents can support their child’s mental health. Anjani Amladi, M.D. is a double board-certified Adult Psychiatrist and Child/Adolescent Psychiatrist focusing on an integrative approach to patient care. Dr. Amladi has an extensive background in treating a wide variety of psychiatric disorders such as: ADHD, OCD, Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Anxiety,...

Duration:00:51:34

Ep. 113 Unplug, Log-off, and Get Outside with Hans Aschim

5/20/2021
In this new episode, Dr. Dan interviews adventure expert and author Hans Aschim. Hans is a journalist, world traveler, outdoor industry brand consultant, and proud uncle. He advocates for adventure - in your own backyard or beyond - and powering down technology in order to get outside more. His debut book, HOW TO GO ANYWHERE (AND NOT GET LOST): A Guide to Navigation for Young Adventurers , will inspire children and parents to learn how to navigate their world while also enjoying the journey....

Duration:00:46:39

Ep. 112 Stephanie Newman 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 bullying,...

Duration:00:47:00

Ep. 111 Helping Teens Connect with Jeni Olsen

4/22/2021
Dr. Dan interviews Jeni Olsen, Founder and Executive Director of Teens Connect and the Prevention Director at 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...

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 continents. She...

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, Redbook,...

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 Anxiety....

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