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Parent Footprint with Dr. Dan

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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

Baby, Unplugged with Sophie Brickman

9/23/2021
Dr. Dan welcomes Sophie Brickman to discuss the timely and provocative topic of parenting and technology. Based on the book Baby, Unplugged: One Mother’s Search for Balance, Reason, and Sanity in the Digital Age, today’s episode will help first time parents, overwhelmed parents, and tech-phobia parents. Reporter Sophie Brickman and Dr. Dan explore how technology infiltrates every single aspect of raising children today, give parents helpful advice to navigate the digital landscape, and...

Duration:00:51:26

Create Your Legacy While You Are Living It with Mary Alice Monroe

9/16/2021
Dr. Dan speaks to the inspiring environmental activist, mother, grandmother, and bestselling author Mary Alice Monroe. Mary Alice and Dr. Dan talk honestly (and passionately) about parenting, mentoring, family, being present, why nature is healing, unplugging, family dinners, legacy, mindfulness, and living your best life every day. Mary Alice Monroe writes stories for adults and children about the parallels between nature and human nature. Bottlenose dolphins, monarch butterflies,...

Duration:00:48:19

Surviving Anxiety with The Anxiety Sisters Abbe Greenberg and Maggie Sarachek

9/9/2021
Do you have anxiety? Does your child? Dr. Dan welcomes The Anxiety Sisters Abbe Greenberg and Maggie Sarachek to talk about anxiety management and their new book THE ANXIETY SISTERS’ SURVIVAL GUIDE: How You Can Become More Hopeful, Connected, and Happy. Abs and Mags have both lived with anxiety their entire lives and in this episode they tell us how we can all live happily with it, too. Anxiety can make us feel isolated and alone. Today’s episode reminds us that we are not alone and gives us...

Duration:00:53:53

Mental Health is a Back To School Essential with Bonnie Jean Feldkamp

9/2/2021
Dr. Dan talks to award-winning columnist Bonnie Jean Feldkamp about her new three part Back To School series which focuses on therapy, mental wellness, parenting mistakes, adolescent milestones, masks, and more. Bonnie passionately believes that prioritizing mental health is even more important than other Back To School essentials like backpacks, new sneakers, and haircuts. Bonnie’s popular Creators syndicate columns (and YouTube series) often seek to understand how current events and family...

Duration:00:52:23

There is No Perfect Life with Hank Phillippi Ryan

8/26/2021
Dr. Dan interviews the inimitable Hank Phillippi Ryan -- the award winning USA Today bestselling author of 13 psychological thrillers and investigative reporter (winning 37 Emmys!) for Boston's WHDH-TV -- about why it is better to embrace our imperfect selves, especially around our children who are always watching. Dr. Dan and Hank confess to being “recovering perfectionists” and their honest conversation is filled with great advice about self-love, self-worth, and self-affirmation. Each of...

Duration:00:54:56

Saved By A Song with Mary Gauthier

8/19/2021
Dr. Dan’s guest this week is Mary Gauthier, the Grammy-nominated American folk singer, songwriter, and author of the new memoir SAVED BY A SONG. Mary’s life and her book are powerful and inspiring and today’s poignant interview will open minds and hearts. Dr. Dan and Mary discuss overcoming childhood trauma, living in an orphanage for the first year of her life, addiction and recovery, her later in life calling to music, the significance of our chosen family where we can often find the love...

Duration:00:56:30

The Parent Compass with Cynthia C. Muchnick and Jenn Curtis

8/12/2021
Dr. Dan interviews educational consultants, podcast hosts, and authors Cynthia C. Muchnick, M.A. & Jenn Curtis, M.S.W. today about their show and their book The Parent Compass: Navigating Your Teen's Wellness and Academic Journey in Today's Competitive World. Dr. Dan discusses how parents can best -- and appropriately -- support their kids in our hyper-competitive and uncertain landscape with Cynthia and Jenn. The Parent Compass concept challenges the notion that "success" is based on...

Duration:00:58:41

Miraculous Mamas with Elizabeth Joy Sandoz

8/5/2021
Dr. Dan interviews the host of the popular Miraculous Mamaspodcast Elizabeth Joy Sandoz. Liz is a Mom, a doula, and a former reality tv star from The Bachelor. On today’s episode (and on her podcast), Elizabeth encourages honest discussions about parenting, motherhood, pregnancy, childbirth, and more. Dr. Dan and Elizabeth have a fascinating conversation in this episode about being a new parent, birthing plans, parental fears, social media, and other topics. For more information please visit...

Duration:00:56:58

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