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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

CC53 - Spotlight On Children's Author - Jane Smith

10/20/2020
We are celebrating Children's Book Week this week! In honour of the occasion, we have multi award nominated Author, Jane Smith joining me for a chat. Jane's latest series showcases the adventures of strong women from the past (in Australia and internationally). Jane certainly has a unique and enjoyable way for kids to learn and be inspired by these amazing women; whilst opening a doorway for kids to really value and appreciate their present by acknolwedging those gone before them and their...

Duration:00:25:53

CC52 - Raising Strong, Confident Kids

10/6/2020
Dr. Louise Metcalf is a psychologist with about 30 years of experience helping people create better lives and healthier brains. Louise has worked in multiple sectors as a psychologist and has a keen interest in positive psychological change. Louise values away 1 individual could make a difference and have a strong interest in brain health and resilience. After years of supporting children with anxiety and mental wellbeing, Louise had the idea for a robot that can help kids with their...

Duration:00:49:40

CC51 - Music Therapy!

9/22/2020
Have you ever had days when you were just so happy to be able to find the perfect song to accompany you while driving your car, getting to work, running a marathon, or even while putting your kids to bed? Regardless of what song you put on (or lullaby you sing), there's no denying that music has this amazing ability to affect our moods, boost our energy, bring back memories, and even sometimes, soothe our pain. Our guest today talks more about the wonderful benefits of music and how she uses...

Duration:00:40:43

CC49 - Speech Pathology Awareness Week 2020: Communicating with Confidence

8/25/2020
In honour of Speech Pathology Awareness Week and this year’s theme ‘Communicating with Confidence’, Sonia Bestulic shares her top ten tips to nurture confident communication in kids. Sonia has been a speech and language pathologist for over 20 years now, having had the privilege of working with thousands of children and their families to support their communication development – both at oral and written communication levels for a variety of purposes. She founded the Talking Heads Speech...

Duration:00:26:37

CC48 - Generation Alpha!

8/11/2020
Do you have a child, or work with children born from the year 2010? Welcome to Generation Alpha! Today I share a fascinating chat with Ashley Fell, a researcher, specialised in understanding the world of this generation amongst exploring their common traits and characteristics! There are certainly interesting insights you will be keen to learn, and consider when looking to the years ahead with the Generation Alpha children in our lives. Enjoy the chat!

Duration:00:40:53

CC46 - Lego® Based Therapy

7/14/2020
What a fascinating chat today with Dr Daniel LeGoff the pioneer of Lego Based Therapy. So many people, for so many years around the globe have loved Lego® , and continue to love it, often with deeply fond childhood... and adult memories! Would you like to discover how Lego® can also be used to successfully foster children's social skills? Tune in to the chat, and remember to share this episode with family, freinds and with colleagues!

Duration:01:04:38

CC44 - Dogs - A Popular Family Pet!

6/16/2020
You may be thinking of a puppy or dog as a new addition to your family; but dont know where to start? Or perhaps you already have a dog within your family dynamics; but want to ensure you are all living as harmoniously as possible. My chat today with Katie Saran sheds some light on considerations when it comes to choosing a dog suited to your family, as well as the common behaviours that she works to improve, to ensure positive pet relationships. Of course there is also mention of the...

Duration:00:35:33

CC43 - Strengthening Emotional Wellbeing Part 2

6/2/2020
The chat continues with the wonderful Julia Pappas. This time we delve into how to strengthen emotional wellbeing in our children (and ourselves too!); and discover what emotional wellbeing actually is anyway! Parenting and/ or working with children is an ongoing learning journey; and there are some fantastic insights shared by Julia today. Julia is Psychologist and a Parent Coach, who empowers parents to own their mission, discover limiting beliefs and parenting blocks, and helps develop...

Duration:01:01:18

CC42 - An Introduction to Emotional Development PART 1

5/19/2020
A wonderful chat with Julia Pappas! A Psychologist and a Parent Coach, who empowers parents to own their mission, discover limiting beliefs and parenting blocks, and helps develop essential skills so that parents can have the most fulfilling years of their life while raising children. This episode Julia helps us understand; what emotional development looks like, how emotions are regulated and the factors influencing children's emotional development. This is part one of our chat. Part two,...

Duration:00:48:39

CC41 - Spotlight on Children's Author! Katrina McKelvey

5/5/2020
Spotlight on Children's Author! episodes are a favourite. Today i share such a joyful chat with children's author Katrina McKelvey, who is celebrating the birth of her book baby, Isla's Family Tree. Katrina shares with us her journey to becoming a children's author, and the amazing rewards experienced. She also has fantastic tips and advice for kids reluctant to read or write, as well as how to nurture those kids who already love to read and write. And - if you (or your child) are an...

Duration:00:38:17

CC40 - Kid's Digital Wellbeing!

4/21/2020
This is a definite listen to episode! I chat to Dr Kristy Goodwin about Digital Wellbeing. A super relevant topic for us all, living in a highly digitalised world. This episode is immensely value packed, as Kristy shares awesome tips and strategies to have our children (and possibly even ourselves!) learn healthy ways to use the digital world to thrive. Our chat will certainly have you in the driver's seat, confidently steering and navigating everchanging digital times with the children in...

Duration:00:41:00

CC39 - Giftedness in the Classroom

4/7/2020
Our previous, and very popular podcast episode was all about Gifted and Talented children (a recommended listen!). Today's chat is with Vanessa Ryan-Rendall, a passionate teacher who works to support Gifted and Talented children, and their teachers in the classroom. Vanessa shares her insights and practical strategies within the classroom context; with timely advice on how parents can also support their children's learning styles too! Enjoy the chat with Vanessa!

Duration:00:40:23

CC38 - Gifted & Talented Children

3/18/2020
Giftedness is usually equated with being a genius. Our guest for today thinks this isn't always the case and this stereotype can do more harm than good. In my conversation with Melinda, we talk about how parents and educators can help gifted and twice-exceptional students succeed in life. Key Learnings Tune in and learn:

Duration:00:43:16

CC37 - Tweens & Teens

3/10/2020
Sacha Kaluri is the CEO of The Motivational Company. In the past two decades, she has spoken in front of school groups, parents, teachers, universities, colleges, and government agencies about parenting. Her topics of expertise are careers, motivation, bullying, cyberbullying, and cyber safety, body image, stress management, teamwork, and leadership. Every year, she does more than 150 presentations on these topics. Sacha writes weekly columns at the Herald Sun and has authored the...

Duration:00:46:08

CC36 - Stuttering - Sharing the Journey with Rich Stephens

2/25/2020
Rich Stephens has lived with the physical, social, and emotional impact of stuttering since he was four years old. What made his situation worse was that he didn’t know anyone else who stuttered. He can’t confide any of his struggles and this led to feelings of loneliness and isolation. When he grew older, Rich realized that thousands of other children go through the same struggles he had as a child who stuttered. Today, Rich is determined to do something about this problem. He is now...

Duration:00:53:26