Tune or stream live this Saturday, July 26 at 4pm PT to Real Parenting on CFAX 1070.

Don’t oversell the veggies!

Does presenting vegetables as healthy turn kids off of them? How do you get your kids to increase their veggie intake? Parenting educator and author Ann Douglas joins me to chat about getting kids to eat healthier and whether sneaking veggies into foods is a good idea.

Plus, Ann will also share her own amazing story of transformation, becoming healthier and how she lost over 100 pounds.

BC maternity care not delivering

British Columbia’s midwives are demanding improved access to maternity care in rural areas of the province and negotiations are not going well. Registered Midwife and Vice President of the Midwives Association of British Columbia, Kelly Hayes will tell us where things stand with the government and how maternity care in BC could be affected.

Call in with your questions during the show: 250-386-1161

 

 

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Playground Buddy app + Beyond Intelligence

by shirley on July 8, 2014

Tune in or stream live this Saturday, July 12 at 4pm PT to Real Parenting on CFAX 1070.

Playground Buddy app

The Playground Buddy app helps parents find playgrounds where ever they are in the world. Tune in this week for my interview with Victoria-based parents and creators of the app, Christine Baghdassarian & Jeff Richards, to learn how it works and how it came to be.

Beyond Intelligence

“Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.” – Stephen Hawking

In this fast-paced world, it is more important than ever that parents understand the coping skills their children will need for resiliency and success across their lifespan. How can parents best support the development of their children’s intelligence, creativity, resilience, character and well being without being stuck in perceived or socially created rules about what test outcomes say?

Tune in to hear my interview with Dona Mathews, co-author of Beyond Intelligence: Secrets for raising happily productive kids.

Tune in or stream live this Saturday, July 12 at 4pm PT to Real Parenting on CFAX 1070.

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Raising financially fit kids + Mom Panel

July 5, 2014

TweetTune in or stream live to Real Parenting on CFAX 1070 this Saturday, July 5 at 4pm. Raising financially fit kids Although 75% of parents think that providing financial guidance for their kids is a moral imperative, only 36% report having any clarity on how to do that, says my guest Joline Godfrey. Joline is [...]

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The Green Mama + Victoria with kids

June 19, 2014

TweetTune in or stream live this Saturday, June 21 at 4pm for Real Parenting on CFAX 1070. The Green Mama Did you know that the air inside our homes and buildings can be two to five times more polluted than the outside air? Often it is the spaces our children frequent that are the most [...]

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Dad Panel: Father’s Day edition

June 13, 2014

TweetTune in to the Real Parenting radio show on CFAX 1070 this Saturday, June 14 at 4pm for the Dad Panel: Father’s Day edition! Three dads join me to talk fatherhood in the Dad Panel: Father’s Day edition. We’ll discuss Father’s Day, the difficulties in finding child care, creating resilient communities, the teacher’s strike, family [...]

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Considering University? + Vision Health checklist + Summer camp spotlight

May 30, 2014

TweetTune in or stream live to Real Parenting on CFAX 1070 this Saturday, May 31 at 4pm PT. What to consider if you’re considering University What is the best way to prepare students for post-secondary studies and work? What is the parents’ role once children leave high school? Is the “entitlement generation” a fair label [...]

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Male underachievement + End of school year survival + FUN Summer Camp spotlight

May 22, 2014

TweetTune in or stream live to the Real Parenting radio show on CFAX 1070 this Saturday, May 24 at 4pm PT/ 7pm ET. Barry MacDonald: Male underachievement & helping boys thrive The problem of male underachievement is persistent and hard to ignore. In nearly every academic and behavioural marker, boys and young men are struggling. [...]

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Parenting a child with allergies + Summer Camp spotlights

May 16, 2014

TweetTune in or stream live this Saturday, May 17 to the Real Parenting radio show on CFAX 1070 at 4pm PT/ 7pm ET. Parenting a child with allergies Learning your child has a life threatening allergy can be scary and devastating. There’s so much to know! We have covered this topic in a variety of [...]

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Dad’s expecting too, Sending kids to college & Pelvic floor pilates

May 10, 2014

TweetTune in this Saturday, May 9 at 4pm on CFAX 1070 for the Real Parenting radio show. Harlan Cohen, author of The Naked Roomate: A parents guide to the new college experience & Dad’s Expecting Too joins us to chat about pregnancy from a dad’s point of view, dad’s biggest fears and how dads should [...]

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Connecting authentically with our kids + Emergency Preparedness + Summer camp spotlight

May 2, 2014

TweetTune in or stream live to CFAX 1070 this Saturday, May 3 at 4pm for the Real Parenting radio show here in Victoria BC! A key to connecting authentically with our children How do we foster a strong connection with our children so that we can influence them without using power over them? How can [...]

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