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Chatabout Children Podcast with Sonia Bestulic

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Sonia Bestulic from the Chatabout Children Blog educates, enlightens, and entertains with valuable insights into all things children, from birth to pre-teen, so you can enjoy fulfilment with the children in your world. Discover children at a whole new level, learning simple yet powerful strategies to nurture child development, overall health, effective learning and robust life skills. Uncover techniques on positive parenting, and conscious communication to strengthen your relationships, and empower you to grow, together with the children in your life. In her unique holistic approach, Sonia takes you further, including super easy tools to remember yourself, on the journey of fostering thriving happy children, within a connected family or workplace. As a mother of three young children, a Children’s Author, and a reputable Speech & Language Pathologist, Sonia contributes a professional evidence-based perspective, and personal/ parental tips and tricks, as you share in a Chatabout Children with Sonia Bestulic. “The quality of our communication determines the quality of connection to ourselves, to others and to the world around us” Sonia Bestulic

Sonia Bestulic from the Chatabout Children Blog educates, enlightens, and entertains with valuable insights into all things children, from birth to pre-teen, so you can enjoy fulfilment with the children in your world. Discover children at a whole new level, learning simple yet powerful strategies to nurture child development, overall health, effective learning and robust life skills. Uncover techniques on positive parenting, and conscious communication to strengthen your relationships, and empower you to grow, together with the children in your life. In her unique holistic approach, Sonia takes you further, including super easy tools to remember yourself, on the journey of fostering thriving happy children, within a connected family or workplace. As a mother of three young children, a Children’s Author, and a reputable Speech & Language Pathologist, Sonia contributes a professional evidence-based perspective, and personal/ parental tips and tricks, as you share in a Chatabout Children with Sonia Bestulic. “The quality of our communication determines the quality of connection to ourselves, to others and to the world around us” Sonia Bestulic

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Australia

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Sonia Bestulic from the Chatabout Children Blog educates, enlightens, and entertains with valuable insights into all things children, from birth to pre-teen, so you can enjoy fulfilment with the children in your world. Discover children at a whole new level, learning simple yet powerful strategies to nurture child development, overall health, effective learning and robust life skills. Uncover techniques on positive parenting, and conscious communication to strengthen your relationships, and empower you to grow, together with the children in your life. In her unique holistic approach, Sonia takes you further, including super easy tools to remember yourself, on the journey of fostering thriving happy children, within a connected family or workplace. As a mother of three young children, a Children’s Author, and a reputable Speech & Language Pathologist, Sonia contributes a professional evidence-based perspective, and personal/ parental tips and tricks, as you share in a Chatabout Children with Sonia Bestulic. “The quality of our communication determines the quality of connection to ourselves, to others and to the world around us” Sonia Bestulic

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English


Episodes

CC81 - Food Fuel for Effective Learning with Monica Kubizniak

10/19/2021
In this week’s episode of the Chatabout Children™ Podcast we sit down with dietitian Monica Kubizniak, where we will talk about food fuel for effective learning. Monica completed her Master’s degree in Nutrition and Dietetics in 2000. Since graduating, she’s worked in community health centers, hospitals, and private practice both here in Australia and overseas. Monica is not only a dietitian but also a mum to 3 young kids. So, we ask her how she practises her expertise in food and nutrition...

Duration:00:26:51

CC80 - Foundations for Reading and Spelling Part 2

10/5/2021
In this episode of Chatabout Children™ Podcast, we look at the foundations of learning to read and spell with a real focus on pre-schoolers. This is part 2 of this comprehensive topic and a guide can be found in Sonia’s e-book - 4 Power Tools to Ready your Preschooler to Read and Spell. In part 1 we talked about practical strategies, speech and language milestones for 3-5 year olds, what to do if you are concerned that your child is not reaching those milestones, and oral language skills....

Duration:00:25:29

CC79 - Foundations for Reading and Spelling Part 1

9/21/2021
In this episode of Chatabout Children™ Podcast, we look at the foundations of learning to read and spell with a real focus on preschoolers – children who are from 3 to 5 years of age. This is part 1 of this comprehensive topic and a guide can be found in Sonia’s e-book - 4 Power Tools to Ready your Preschooler to Read and Spell Speech and Language Milestones Learning to speak and communicate is a crucial part of a child’s development because it will help them progress in their early school...

Duration:00:26:51

CC78 - Talking money with kids Melissa Meagher

9/7/2021
Is money an openly talked about topic in your family? Most of the time, our frustration comes when children want us to buy them what they want even though they don’t need it. As parents, we often consider our finances before any buying decision. But do we include our kids in the conversation? If you’re someone who struggles with saying ‘no’ to your kids when they frantically beg you to buy them another toy to add to their never-ending collection, today’s episode is for you. With me today is...

Duration:00:32:34

CC77 - Raising Strong, Confident Kids with Dr Louise Metcalf

8/24/2021
Raising a child has never been easy. Raising a strong confident child, during a pandemic, is even harder. To learn how this is possible, I sit down with Dr. Louise Metcalf to discuss ways to look after our children’s wellbeing. We specifically talk about how we can teach our children to be more resilient and adaptable, so they can enjoy life as kids while becoming more eager to face the challenges of life growing up. We discuss the definition of resilience and adaptability, the makings of a...

Duration:00:31:11

CC76 - Strengthening Emotional Wellbeing with Julia Pappas

8/11/2021
In our previous chat with Julia Pappas, we talked about what emotions are, what emotional development is, and how we regulate emotions. We’ve learned that our ability to acknowledge, express, and regulate emotion is a very crucial life skill and fortunately, as parents, we can teach this skill to our children. In this episode, we’re diving a bit deeper and discussing how to strengthen emotional wellbeing. We tackle specific strategies and tools that we can use to nurture that strength in our...

Duration:00:33:53

CC75 - An Introduction to Emotional Development with Julia Pappas

7/27/2021
Raising children is not only a fulfilling and rewarding experience in itself but also one that is quite challenging – especially when we see our kids having temper tantrums, mood swings, and getting upset over the smallest things. Sometimes, these situations can leave us feeling frustrated, guilty, and shameful when we don’t handle them well. We wish our child would just remain calm all the time and respond positively in the face of disappointing situations but could that even be possible?...

Duration:00:25:58

CC74 - The Power of Play with Dr. Bo Stjerne Thomsen

7/13/2021
In today's episode, we chat with Dr. Bo Stjerne Thomsen, the Vice President and Chair of Learning Through Play at the LEGO Foundation in Denmark. He spent 9 years building the research agenda and organizational expertise on children's development, play, and learning to enable the LEGO Foundation to be the leading authority on Learning Through Play. The process of "learning through play" is a long-term game. LEGO builds skills for life. Regulation, manipulation, symbol recondition, muscle...

Duration:00:21:02

CC73- Grow through what you go through with Dave POW Tabain.

6/29/2021
Joining us today on the children’s author spotlight, we speak with Dave Pow Tabain. Dave is a three-time World Kettle Bell Champion, motivational speaker and creator of the 30 Day Challenge which inspires thousands of people around the world to achieve their best and face their challenge. He is also the author of the ‘POWman’ books which aim to teach children how to turn bullying into a positive experience. Before he was an author, Dave grew up in a small country town which came which...

Duration:00:25:20

CC72 - ADHD - What Is It? What Is It Not? How Do We Help Our Kids?

6/15/2021
ADHD is a huge topic area for discussion; with so many questions attached! So what exactly is it? What is it not? Why is it so often missed? Misunderstood? And what approach works to best help our children with an ADHD diagnosis? I was keen to explore this further, and did so with the exceptional Simon Da Roza; who has over 33 years teaching experience and a specialised passion for helping kids and families with ADHD. Enjoy the chat, and remember to share with family, friends and with...

Duration:00:36:33

CC71 - Kindness as a Kids Superpower

6/1/2021
What a treat to have the amazing award-winning Author, Josh Langley join me for a chat! Josh is an inspirational mental health advocate; whose book series, latest course for kids, and latest book "Wildly Kind" is changing the lives of children around the world. This is an important chat to tune in to, as I know for parents/ carers and professionals working with children; there is a collective movement and wish, to have kids develop not just a strong relationship with themselves; but also...

Duration:00:26:48

CC70 - The Danish Way of Parenting

5/20/2021
What can we learn from Danish parents? After all, Denmark has been voted the happiest country on the planet for 40 consecutive years?! I share a fascinating chat with Jessica Joelle Alexander, the Bestselling Author, Journalist, Danish Parenting Expert and Cultural Researcher. Her book “The Danish Way of Parenting: What the Happiest People in the World Know About Raising Confident Capable Kids" is published in over 28 countries. This chat with Jessica is overflowing with inspiration, and...

Duration:00:46:15

CC69 - Mothers Day Mash up - Honouring Mothers, Celebrating Children

5/4/2021
SPECIAL MOTHER'S DAY MASH UP EPISODE! Excited to be sharing something a little different in this episode; themed to honour mothers and celebrate children. Multiple guests join the show, as we wrap up our five episode special self-care series. Not only will you hear from my three children - you will also relish in words of wisdom from the wonderful Psychologist and Yoga Teacher, Miranda Watkins; Founder of Evolve Wellbeing; AND be empowered and inspired by high profile entrepreneur and...

Duration:01:59:43

CC68 - Nutrition and Exercise in the First 6 Months of Giving Birth

4/27/2021
Dahlas Fletcher is known to many, around the globe, for her expertise when it comes to exercise and nutrition during and after pregnancy. Her specialised training approach makes her highly sought after. Dahlas continues to inspire women worldwide to nurture and cherish both their bodies and their minds, during the transitional time into motherhood and beyond. This is episode 4 of a 5 episode special self-care series inspired by the release of Flourish for Mums 21 ways to thrive with...

Duration:00:29:01

CC67 - Self-Care for Kids, Teachers and Artists

4/20/2021
Chatabout Children has joined podcast forces with the infamous Dani Vee from the Words and Nerds Podcast We share a wide-ranging and super enriching chat covering fascinating topics; including: Books and their deep impact on our development, health, wellbeing and brains! The challenges and triumphs of self-care for artists and teachers Our personal stories, tips and practices that keep us doing the things we love. You will absolutely love this chat, and I am so excited to have you join us!...

Duration:00:53:32

CC66 - Looking + After Yourself = Looking After Your Money

4/13/2021
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Duration:00:39:54

CC65 - Flourish for Mums - The Inspiration, The Purpose, The Mission

4/6/2021
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Duration:00:14:00

CC64 - Raising Emotionally Intelligent Children

3/23/2021
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Duration:00:41:23

CC63 - Spotlight on Children's Author - Georgie Donaghey

3/9/2021
Wow-what a jam-packed chat with the wonderfully talented Children's Author, Georgie Donaghey. Georgie not only shares her own personal writing journey to publication; she also generously offers her renowned wisdom when it comes to writing; author school visits; kids writing workshops, adult writing workshops and events; and ALSO let us in on some HUGE NEWS! This is a must listen to the episode! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:45:01

CC62 - The Kidpreneur

2/23/2021
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Duration:00:28:09