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Zen Parenting is a weekly radio discussion between a spiritual and emotional mom (Cathy Adams) and a logical and practical dad (Todd Adams).

Zen Parenting is a weekly radio discussion between a spiritual and emotional mom (Cathy Adams) and a logical and practical dad (Todd Adams).
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Chicago, IL

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Pagatim

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Zen Parenting is a weekly radio discussion between a spiritual and emotional mom (Cathy Adams) and a logical and practical dad (Todd Adams).

Language:

English

Contact:

c/o Pagatim 1929 SE Powell Blvd. Portland, OR 97202 312-952-8122


Episodes

#MeToo Podcast #401

10/17/2017
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Cathy and Todd discuss the power of #metoo (a hashtag for anyone who has been sexually harassed or assaulted) and why sharing stories and listening to each other paves the way for change. They also talk about the power of words and why inclusive language is not just about being politically correct, it’s about growth and understanding. They discuss software that allows parents to see how their children are doing throughout the school day, why children hold in painful secrets, and why Cathy...

Duration: 01:02:33


Equality Connects Us- Podcast #400

10/10/2017
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On their 400th episode, Cathy and Todd discuss why they started Zen Parenting, how it’s changed, and why equality, compassion, and connection motivate them to keep going. They share their favorite Tom Petty songs, discuss why difficult conversations are essential, and explain how if we work together, we will soar. The post Equality Connects Us- Podcast #400 appeared first on Zen Parenting Radio (ZPR).

Duration: 01:16:57


Brain Trusts, Civility, & Compassion- Podcast #399

10/3/2017
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Cathy and Todd discuss the importance of civility when we have different opinions or viewpoints, and offer some definitions and research from Brenè Browns book, Braving the Wilderness. They also discuss the Las Vegas tragedy – how we can make the unbearable bearable, and how we can give of ourselves to help others. They share who resides in their “brain trust”, offer some wisdom from Cory Booker, and discuss why we have dehumanized in the past and why rehumanization is essential for the...

Duration: 01:04:18


Peer Health Exchange: Improving the mental and physical lives of young people- Podcast #398

9/29/2017
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Cathy and Todd talk with Danya Rosen, Executive Director of the Chicago Peer Health Exchange, an organization that empowers young people with the knowledge, skills, and resources to make healthy decisions. They train college students to teach a skill-based health curriculum (focusing on mental health, sexual education, and overall wellness) in under-resourced high schools across the country. They aim to reduce unplanned pregnancy and substance abuse by offering knowledge, support, and...

Duration: 00:37:09


The Wilderness & The Keeper- Podcast #397

9/26/2017
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Cathy and Todd discuss Brenè Brown’s book, Braving the Wilderness, specifically the difference between “fitting in” and “true belonging”, and why listening and civility are our ways back to each other (this book discussion will continue next week). They also discuss a blog titled The Keeper and how it created an argument in one home, and why it’s an important discussion piece for any marriage. Todd shares a great Chicago story about how one person’s sacrifice lead to another person’s...

Duration: 01:11:34


Success And Momentum- Podcast #396

9/19/2017
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Todd and Cathy discuss Simon Sinek’s definition of success and why momentum is the key. They talk about the best predictor of whether or not we will view our lives as successful (and it has nothing to do with money). They discuss why a man can be perceived as assertive and a woman is perceived as bossy, how the 2017 Emmy Award winners made some history, and why Oreos and seeing the movie IT are not great self-care choices for Cathy. The post Success And Momentum- Podcast #396 appeared...

Duration: 00:55:11


Safe Spaces, Triggers, and Civility- Podcast #395

9/12/2017
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Cathy and Todd discuss The Smartphone Generation vs. Free Speech by Jean M. Twenge about the millennial generation (otherwise known as iGen) and why they are different. They discuss how they were raised, how they think, and why they understand emotional risk more than physical risk. They also discuss They also discuss Brene Brown’s new release, Braving the Wilderness, and how it focuses on stepping out and speaking up, and how we can answer questions with civility rather than mistrust and...

Duration: 01:08:49


A Checklist For Self-Compassion- Podcast #394

9/5/2017
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Cathy and Todd offer ways to practice and recognize self-compassion, and explain why our ego tends to argue against too much self-love (but why we don’t have to listen…). They discuss lovingkindness meditation, why it’s important to accept compliments, and how we can get to know ourselves like a friend. They also discuss Keyshawn Johnson’s decision to pull his son out of Nebraska football – was this decision too much or just right? They discuss their upcoming self-compassion class, their...

Duration: 01:05:45


Angst: Let’s Talk About Anxiety- Podcast #393

8/29/2017
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Cathy and Todd discuss anxiety, how and why it shows up, and why it’s important topic of conversation in every home. They discuss their documentary screening of Angst: Normalizing the Conversation Around Anxiety on Monday, September 11th, 7pm, at York Theater. This movie is a perfect opportunity to open an important conversation and normalize what’s been stigmatized. It’s appropriate for kids 10+, and it’s highly recommended for all parents and teens. They share the wisdom of Michael...

Duration: 00:50:57


Be a Force For Good- Podcast #392

8/22/2017
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Todd and Cathy reveal their three speakers for the 2018 Zen Parenting Conference, and explain why each of them is a force for good. They discuss candor, wisdom, kindness, and responsibility, and offer new resources that will help each of us live with greater clarity and intention. They answer a listener questions, and also discuss their NEW+IMPROVED website! Go to zenparentingradio.com to find all the podcasts, events, books, and resources that you’ve been asking for - all in one place!...

Duration: 00:57:15


There’s Room For All Of Us- Podcast #391

8/15/2017
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Cathy and Todd discuss fear-based thinking, what happened in Charlottesville, and how an abundance mindset can shift the way we relate to each other. They answer listener questions about a husband who doesn’t understand the challenges of busy motherhood, and how to manage, and hopefully reduce, an anxious home environment. Todd talks about his trip to New England with his daughter, and explains why this experience led to more authentic communication and connection.

Duration: 00:55:48


Good Grit, Bad Grit- Podcast #390

8/8/2017
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Cathy and Todd discuss Caroline Adams Miller’s book Getting Grit, about what grit really means, and why we need to be thoughtful about the kind of grit we are using and promoting. They share some clips from her interview with Jonathan Field’s on The Good Life Project, and explain why self-awareness, compassion, and connection are essential in becoming a force for good. They also discuss the challenges with participation trophies or awards and offer new insight into why these are only a...

Duration: 01:11:48


Can I Pay For College? An Interview With Financial Advisor David Serrano- Podcast #388

8/4/2017
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Todd and Cathy talk with financial advisor David Serrano about saving for college, tuition, and why including your children in the process makes a difference. They also discuss the magic of compound interest, retirement, and why you should use this website to learn more about your broker. David is a wealth of information, and he’s a principled guy who wants to help people succeed. As Suze Orman says, “When it comes to tackling your financial goals, whatever they might be, there's no time...

Duration: 00:57:22


Say Yes & Say No- Podcast #389

8/1/2017
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Cathy and Todd discuss what a hell yes feels like, and why saying no is so important. They share an interview with Oprah on the Dear Sugar podcast where she explains how she learned to say no, and why a no can be the best decision for all involved. They also share why letting go can be just as important as holding on, and what it really means to be impeccable with your word. They discuss the proposed military transgender ban, and why proximity to people different than us will decrease...

Duration: 00:59:12


Humans Are Like Porcupines- Podcast #387

7/25/2017
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Todd and Cathy discuss why humans are like porcupines, and why it’s important to stay open and use “relational ethics”, when communicating with our loved ones. They discuss Andy Murray’s subtle equality comment after Wimbledon, they share a quote about compassion from Pema Chodron, and explain what Tim Ferriss means when he says, “Hard Choices/Easy Life”. They also discuss a bill that could affect teens who are caught sexting - teen expert Rosalind Wiseman explains, “We understand why...

Duration: 00:58:41


Truth & Healing- Podcast #386

7/18/2017
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Todd and Cathy discuss how to have honest communication with friends and why it can be helpful to be “called out” by the people we love. They also discuss why our understanding of healing is oversimplified, and how it’s a daily action rather than a destination. They share a quote from Brad Pitt about toxic masculinity, explain the difference between shame and guilt, and discuss how marriage is handled on Friday Night Lights.

Duration: 01:01:42


How To See Pain Differently- Podcast #385

7/11/2017
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Cathy and Todd discuss how to embrace a challenging past by accepting it as a given rather than viewing it as a “gift” (which can sometimes feel inauthentic). This concept is taken from Sharon Salzberg’s book, Real Love: The Art of Mindful Connection, and it allows us to acknowledge our experience and move forward as a force for good. They also discuss how kids can be sensitive to clothing and why it’s important to find ways to keep them comfortable. They share why joy+sadness are a team,...

Duration: 01:03:46


Think Differently About Fear Podcast #384

7/4/2017
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Todd and Cathy discuss gender inequality and why Todd gets frustrated talking to men about this issue. They discuss why it’s difficult to understand inequality, how we can be better listeners, and why the impact can negatively affect women and men. They reference an article from the New York Times titled Talking to Boys the Way We Talk to Girls by Andrew Reiner and discuss how we can make changes in our own home that will impact the world. They answer a listener question about a...

Duration: 00:54:39


Discussing Equality Is Difficult….And Necessary- Podcast #383

6/27/2017
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Todd and Cathy discuss gender inequality and why Todd gets frustrated talking to men about this issue. They discuss why it’s difficult to understand inequality, how we can be better listeners, and why the impact can negatively affect women and men. They reference an article from the New York Times titled Talking to Boys the Way We Talk to Girls by Andrew Reiner and discuss how we can make changes in our own home that will impact the world. They answer a listener question about a...

Duration: 01:08:07


Simple Ways to Have a More Joyful Home- Podcast #382

6/20/2017
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Cathy and Todd discuss Mary Oliver’s poem Wild Geese, specifically this line – you only have to let the soft animal of your body love what it loves. They discuss that the things we love may not be cool or trendy, but sometimes embracing this uncoolness is the first step toward creating a more joyful home. They discuss Hamilton, the Backstreet Boys, and the most important scene from Revenge of the Nerds.

Duration: 00:55:40

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