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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

Grief is My Side Hustle with Meghan Riordan Jarvis

5/19/2022
May is Mental Health Awareness Month and today Dr. Dan speaks to Meghan Riordan Jarvis, a trauma-informed psychotherapist specializing in grief and loss, about her recent Chicago Tribune OpEd Why aren’t we talking about the role of grief and loss in the ‘Great Resignation’?. Meghan’s powerful piece about grief and trauma during the pandemic – and in her own life – shines a light on mental health, increasing emotional fluency, and navigating complex emotions. As a trauma-informed...

Duration:01:06:49

Imperfect Moms Just Doing Their Best with Ashley Hearon-Smith and Keri Setaro, Momtourage podcast hosts

5/12/2022
On this new episode Dr. Dan talks to podcasters and moms Ashley Hearon-Smith and Keri Setaro, hosts of the Momtourage podcast. The two are honest about parenting fails and the struggle to be selfless mothers plus they share some great parenting advice, too. This is a fun, funny, and lively episode featuring two hilarious Moms who are keeping motherhood real - no matter what. Dr. Dan and Ashley and Keri discuss careers, pregnancy, parenting, and so much more. This episode proves to parents...

Duration:00:55:40

Co-Parenting from a Step-Parent's Perspective with Muretta Moss

5/5/2022
Dr. Dan interviews Muretta Moss, actress, stepmom, and host of the Counter Parenting Podcast. Muretta’s Counter Parenting podcast is a weekly show that aims to empower and inform listeners about all the charming (and not-so-charming elements!) of co-parenting – from a step-parent’s perspective. After noticing the many resources available for co-parenting and divorce with little for step-parents, Muretta stepped up to fill the gap. Her podcast features interviews with people involved in all...

Duration:00:54:39

Live The Life You Want with Dr. Andy Garrett

4/28/2022
Dr. Dan has an inspiring conversation with his colleague and friend Dr. Andy Garrett about identity, authenticity, living with purpose, uncertainty, and thriving. Dr. Garrett teaches us that when our life, work, and relationships reflect choices we have freely made – that are authentic to who we are and that align with what is most important, meaningful, and purposeful to us – we thrive. Dr. Dan and Dr. Andy discuss that we all can grow the life, the family, the love, and the success we...

Duration:00:57:20

Brain Body Parenting with Mona Delahooke, Ph.D

4/21/2022
Dr. Dan welcomes back psychologist, expert, and author Mona Delahooke, Ph.D. to discuss her new book Brain-Body Parenting: How to Stop Managing Behavior and Start Raising Joyful, Resilient Kids. Mona Delahooke, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist with more than 30 years of experience caring for children and their families. Dr. Delahooke has dedicated her career to promoting compassionate, relationship-based neurodevelopmental interventions for children with developmental, behavioral,...

Duration:00:58:05

Atomic Anna: What a Novel Can Teach Us about Raising Girls To Love Science, Math, and Sports with Rachel Barenbaum

4/14/2022
Today Dr. Dan talks to author and mother Rachel Barenbaum about her new novel ATOMIC ANNA (including the novel’s timely relevance to the war in Ukraine); why she is passionate about raising girls to embrace math, science, sports (Rachel was a D1 athlete in college); the complexity of the motherhood journey (including struggles between generations of mothers and daughters); and what defines family (for many there is the family we are born into and the family we choose or create). Rachel’s...

Duration:00:52:10

The KrazyGirl (and Guy) Parent Survival Guide with Marci and Courtney Ober

4/7/2022
Dr. Dan welcomes the mother and daughter team Marci and Courtney Ober, founders of the KrazyGirl Project, to bust myths about mental health and the stigmas around it. As a result of the COVID pandemic, anxiety, depression, and mental health challenges have reached epic proportions over the last two years affecting adults, teens, tweens, and children. Marci Wolff Ober (LMFT) and her daughter Courtney founded the KrazyGirl Project, a 501(c) 3 charitable entity, in 2020 with the mission to...

Duration:00:49:39

Check Your Privilege with Myisha T

3/31/2022
Dr. Dan speaks to anti-racist educator, founder of Check Your Privilege, and author Myisha T on today’s episode. Their conversation will deepen listeners’ awareness of unconscious bias and educate parents and families everywhere. Myisha T. Hill is a mental health activist, speaker, and entrepreneur who is passionate about mental wellness and empowerment for all. She founded and runs the advocacy site Check Your Privilege. Myisha works with organizations and community groups taking white...

Duration:00:57:33

Parent Nation: Unlocking Every Child’s Potential with Dr. Dana Suskind

3/24/2022
Today Dr. Dan’s guest is world-class pediatric surgeon, social scientist, and best-selling author Dr. Dana Suskind. Dr. Suskind joins Dr. Dan to discuss her newest book of Parent Nation: Unlocking Every Child’s Potential. Anyone looking for a blueprint for how to build a brighter future for our children will want to listen to this episode. Dr. Dan and Dr. Suskind talk about her new book as well as why she proposes a paradigm shift in how we view early childhood education, childcare, and...

Duration:00:56:04

Emotional Inheritance with Dr. Galit Atlas

3/17/2022
Dr. Dan interviews Dr. Galit Atlas about generational trauma, her psychoanalyst work, and her book Emotional Inheritance: A Therapist, Her Patients, and the Legacy of Trauma. Today’s episode addressing trauma is both fascinating and essential listening for all families. Dr. Atlas and Dr. Dan’s discussion is an insightful resource for conversations on the topic of generational trauma – illuminating the many extraordinary ways in which inherited family trauma affects our lives and how we can...

Duration:00:54:00

The Art of Talking with Children by Rebecca Rolland

3/10/2022
In this new episode, Dr. Dan speaks to Rebecca Givens Rolland (Neurology Department of Children's Hospital Boston) about her work as an oral/written language specialist and her new book The Art of Talking with Children. Rebecca Rolland offers life-changing advice for every parent, caregiver, and educator to communicate more effectively with children in ways that let them foster relationships with less conflict and more joy and kindness. In addition, Dr. Dan and Rebecca (who teaches on the...

Duration:00:53:45

Fearlessly Different with Mickey Rowe

3/3/2022
Just ahead of Autism Awareness Month, Dr. Dan welcomes Mickey Rowe – actor, husband, father, author, and activist. Legally blind and autistic, Mickey Rowe is the first autistic actor to play Christopher Boone, the lead role in the Tony Award-winning play The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. Mickey’s mantra is powerful: our differences are our strengths. In his new memoir, FEARLESSLY DIFFERENT: An Autistic Actor’s Journey to Broadway’s Biggest Stage, Mickey recasts the...

Duration:01:01:48

Introverts, Anxiety, and Achievers with Morra Aarons-Mele

2/24/2022
Dr. Dan interviews entrepreneur, author, podcaster, and mom Morra Aarons-Mele about anxiety, panic attacks, leadership, mental health in the workplace, social anxiety, and more. Morra is the host of Harvard Business Review’s The Anxious Achiever podcast and the author of Hiding in the Bathroom: How To Get Out There (When You'd Rather Stay Home). Today’s episode normalizes anxiety and prioritizes mental wellness. An extremely anxious introvert, Morra shares her practices for overcoming...

Duration:00:51:43

Parenting and Communicating with Teens with Dr. Ken Ginsburg

2/17/2022
Dr. Dan welcomes back Dr. Ken Ginsburg to discuss all things teens – including communication, parenting, myths, resilience, and more as well as his forthcoming book Congrats Your Having a Teen! Strengthen Your Family and Raise a Good Person. In this paradigm shifting conversation, Dr. Ken Ginsburg talks to Dr. Dan about celebrating teens, helping teens, and the stereotypes about teens we all must unlearn. With passion and unparalleled expertise, Dr. Ginsburg redefines parenting and...

Duration:00:53:31

Emotional Literacy with Dr. Shahana Alibha

2/10/2022
Dr. Dan interviews Dr. Shahana Alibhai about her TEDxTalk “Emotional Literacy for Better Mental Health” and her work as a family physician and mental health expert. As a mother of three young boys (under the age of 6!), a mental health advocate, and a family physician, Dr. Shahana has a message for all of us – the foundation of all of our health starts in our mind. After Dr. Shahana became a patient struggling with postpartum anxiety and depression, she realized what the missing link was –...

Duration:00:52:36

Real Connection is the Ultimate Contribution with Paul Brillinger

2/3/2022
Dr. Dan talks to Paul Brillinger (CEO & Co-Founder OuiSi) about mindfulness and connection on today’s episode. At OuiSi, Paul and his co-founders and team believe that making real connections is the ultimate contribution, and OuiSi is an expression of this calling. Paul believes that life is a richer experience when we are curious about each other. OuiSi blossomed as an idea in 2015, when Paul met co-founder Kaz Brecher at the THNK School of Creative Leadership. Both enjoyed exploring the...

Duration:00:52:52

Self-care is Self-Love with True Beauty Brooklyn’s Alix Shapiro and Elizabeth Taylor

1/27/2022
On this new episode, Dr. Dan welcomes guests Alix Shapiro and Elizabeth Taylor – beauty experts, estheticians, and the hosts of the popular Exactly Right podcast True Beauty Brooklyn – to talk about their podcast, self-care, diversity, acceptance, and why we all need self-love. Alix and Elizabeth talk to Dr. Dan about their self-care rituals and Dr. Dan challenge listeners to find small moments of self-care in their own lives every day (a walk, a bath, time with pets, taking care of your own...

Duration:01:07:27

Male Friendship, Depression, and Grief with Andrew Cotto

1/20/2022
Dr. Dan welcomes journalist and author Andrew Cotto to discuss the rarely covered topics of male friendship, depression, grief, and mental health. As a journalist, Andrew is a contributor to The New York Times, La Cucina Italiana, the Good Men Project, Rachael Ray In Season, Parade, Men’s Journal, Rolling Stone, Condé Nast Traveler, Italy magazine, Salon, and numerous other publications. On this timely and important episode, Andrew and Dr. Dan have a moving discussion about bonds men share...

Duration:00:57:13

The Baby-Sitters Club (and More) with Rachel Shukert

1/13/2022
Calling all fans of The Baby-Sitters Club! Dr. Dan welcomes Rachel Shukert, creator/showrunner and executive producer of the acclaimed Netflix series THE BABY-SITTERS CLUB. On this fun episode, Dr. Dan and Rachel talk about parenting, the beloved book series, the power of friendship, growing up in the midwest, Hollywood, and more. Rachel Shukert is the author of seven novels, several theatrical plays, and has previouslywritten on GLOW for Netflix, SUPERGIRL for CBS, and RED BAND SOCIETY for...

Duration:00:56:30

A Good Cry with Michael Cruz Kayne

1/6/2022
Dr. Dan kicks off 2022 with a brand new episode: his moving interview with Emmy-nominated writer, comedian, and parent Michael Cruz Kayne. The two discuss family, parenting, podcasting, loss, and grief. Michael, currently an Emmy-nominated writer for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, lost his son 12 years ago and this tragedy was the motivation behind his podcast A GOOD CRY. Each episode is a funny, joyful, and sad reflection on grief. Stephen Colbert was the first guest on the show. Dr....

Duration:00:51:40