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Stressed-out parent? Need a little help? Project Parenthood is your weekly guide to raising your kids with empathy while taking care of yourself, too. Host Dr. Nanika Coor is a clinical psychologist and respectful parenting advocate. She'll help you get a handle on toddler emotions, discipline your … read more

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Stop solving all of your child's problems

October 3rd, 2022

16:33

It’s challenging to see your child frustrated, angry, or having trouble, so it makes sense that you feel the urge to help them when they’re …

9 ways to reduce bedtime conflicts

September 26th, 2022

17:36

Don’t you just love that time of evening when you’re counting down the minutes until your “adult time” starts? You’re wiped out from the day and so …

How to manage your anger and frustration as a parent

September 19th, 2022

10:14

No matter how chill you or your child is, at some point you’re going to get very angry about something your child has said or done. Dr. Nanika Coor explains how to manage everyday anger as a parent and how to know if …

How to assert your own needs with your child

September 12th, 2022

8:59

Do you suppress your own needs to avoid challenging interactions with your children? Dr. Nanika Coor explains how to give your needs some air time in your relationship with your child.

Project Parenthood is hosted by Dr. …

How to make life with a 7-year-old easier

September 5th, 2022

15:58

Just when you thought you got age six under your belt—your child is turning seven! What can a caregiver expect from a child this age? Is there anything important to keep in mind as a child is making their way from age …

What's it like in the Pixar writers' room?

August 29th, 2022

24:21

We're taking a week off from parent and child relationships, but in the meantime, we wanted to share an incredible episode of a podcast we love, Curious State. Curious State is all about uncovering unexpected answers to …

Sexual health: what kids need to know when with Justine Fonte

August 22nd, 2022

28:35

It can be difficult to know how to talk to kids about the proverbial birds and bees. Where do you start? How much do you tell them? What do they need …

7 ways to feel more confident as a parent

August 15th, 2022

11:41

Striving for perfection as a parent means you’re constantly falling short of your own expectations. That often comes with harsh self-criticism, overwhelm, and sometimes even hopelessness or helplessness. It’s that much …

How to help your anxious child

August 8th, 2022

16:34

Do you have a child who seems to worry about everything? Is your kid the type who’s afraid to try new things, convinced that it’s impossible for them to get through it? Are you wanting so much to help your anxious kiddo …

How To Live with Fighting (Little) Siblings

August 1st, 2022

15:40

Siblings under the age of 7 can get into conflicts just like older siblings can, but it can feel more challenging to help them through squabbles when …

How to stop over-identifying with your child

July 25th, 2022

16:27

Sometimes your love for your child becomes so all-consuming that you lose yourself in parenting them. You lose sight of your own life and your own …

Tips for tending touchy teens

July 18th, 2022

14:13

They’re here—the teen years. The old close relationship you once had might now feel bumpy, and you’re not feeling as confident as a parent as you …

How to diversify your child's bookshelf with Sailaja Joshi

July 11th, 2022

23:23

Does your child’s bookshelf have many books featuring communities, identities, and abilities outside of their own? Do you know what kind of messaging to look out for when choosing books for kids? Dr. Nanika Coor …

Creating equitable schools with Dr. Decoteau J. Irby

July 4th, 2022

29:24

As schools become increasingly diverse, the challenge to meet the needs of youth across different sociopolitical contexts becomes that much more …

5 Ways To Encourage a Self-Directed Summer

June 27th, 2022

14:22

School’s out for the summer - now what? 

Many parents will have signed their kids up for numerous camps and enrichment experiences by now, making sure …

6 ways to be a gender-affirming parent

June 20th, 2022

15:24

As a parent, what should you do when your child doesn’t conform to society’s gender binary of “boy” and “girl,” or their gender doesn’t match their …

How to appreciate—but not appropriate—Juneteenth with your family

June 13th, 2022

13:58

Juneteenth is a time to commemorate the end of the legal practice of the enslavement of African Americans in the United States. It’s also a time to …

What to do if your child has an extreme need for control and autonomy

June 6th, 2022

15:18

Every child will resist or defy parental demands and requests from time to time. But when a child goes to extreme lengths to avoid any demand or expectation—even those they have of themselves—parents can be left feeling …

How to cope when your parenting partner has a chronic illness

May 30th, 2022

11:45

Parenting is hard on a regular day, but when your partner is often struggling with symptoms of a chronic illness, parenting can also feel …

How to help your child learn good manners

May 23rd, 2022

11:42

Feel like cringing every time you witness another adult waiting in awkward silence for your child to say “Please” or “Thank you”—and it doesn’t …

Imaginary Guns & Pretend Killing—Allow or Forbid?

May 16th, 2022

13:29

Worried about how to respond to your child’s war, weapon, and violent play? Should you ban it completely? Can play aggression turn into real …

How to Live with Fighting Siblings

May 9th, 2022

11:08

Tired of the frustration and angst that can come with raising siblings who are often at each other’s throats? Dr. Nanika Coor explains how to …

How To Tell Your Kids You’re Getting Divorced

May 1st, 2022

13:17

Getting separated or divorced is stressful enough in itself, but telling the kids about it is a whole other stress ball of wax! Dr. Nanika Coor …

Parenting With Somatic Mindfulness With Hakomi Therapist Karen Daley, LMFT

April 23rd, 2022

38:06

Did you know that understanding the natural sensations of your body can help you understand and regulate your emotions in times of conflict or …

Can we overcome our childhoods?

April 17th, 2022

14:34

This week, we're sharing an episode from Curious State, a brand new podcast from Quick and Dirty Tips. It's all about discovering the unexpected gems of knowledge that exist all around us. This episode features …

How To Talk So Your Family Will Listen to You

April 10th, 2022

10:49

Want to foster more trust and cooperation with your child or co-parent? Feeling like you’re getting a lot of pushback when you try to tell your family what you need? Dr. Nanika Coor explains how you can improve mutual …

How to Listen So Your Child Feels Heard

April 3rd, 2022

11:59

Accurately understanding what your child thinks, from their point of view, means putting yourself in their shoes and looking at the world through their eyes. Dr. Nanika Coor explains how the skill of active listening, …

How to De-escalate Your Child’s Meltdown

March 27th, 2022

11:49

When your child is extremely distressed, do they act in ways that are threatening or aggressive? In this episode, Dr. Coor explains aspects of the Low Arousal Approach that can help parents use non-confrontational …

How to Reduce Your Child's Challenging Behavior

March 20th, 2022

12:29

When rewards and punishments only exacerbate your child's behavioral issues, you may feel like you're at the end of your rope. Dr. Nanika Coor …

5 Steps to Becoming a Cycle Breaking Parent

March 13th, 2022

13:50

How does the way you were parented affect the way you parent your child? Dr. Nanika Coor explains how to begin to break intergenerational cycles of misattunement so that you can be a more responsive and present parent …

How to Maintain Your Relationship After Becoming Parents

March 6th, 2022

12:00

This week, I'm sharing an excerpt from Relationship Doctor, another great podcast here on Quick and Dirty Tips. This episode is all about how your relationship changes once you introduce a child to the mix, and how you …

6 Ways to Share Black History with Kids All Year Long

February 27th, 2022

11:37

Black History Month is a time for recognition, reflection, and inspiration as we acknowledge the contributions of African Americans to the progress of the United States. Dr. Nanika Coor offers 6 ways parents can share …

Talking to Kids About Skin Tone with Dr. Lucretia Carter Berry

February 20th, 2022

40:41

Dr. Nanika Coor interviews Dr. Lucretia Carter Berry about how her new book, Hues of You, gives language and a framework for understanding skin tone, plus ways to keep the conversation with kids about race and racism …

Loving v. Virginia: The Freedom to Marry

February 13th, 2022

14:37

Black History Month is a time for recognition, reflection, and inspiration as we acknowledge the contributions of African Americans to the progress of the United States. Dr. Nanika Coor introduces listeners to the …

The History of African American Children's Literature

February 6th, 2022

13:05

Black History Month is a time for recognition, reflection, and inspiration as we acknowledge the contributions of African Americans to the progress of the United States. Dr. Nanika Coor introduces listeners to literary …

How to Transition from One to Two Kids

January 30th, 2022

21:28

The pending arrival of a second child means life is about to change in a major way. Dr. Nanika Coor offers tips for helping you and your eldest child adjust to this new reality.

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How to Communicate More Effectively

January 23rd, 2022

13:13

This week, I'm sharing an episode of Savvy Psychologist, another great podcast on the Quick and Dirty Tips network. Listen to Savvy Psychologist …

4 Ways Parents Can Decrease Screen Time Conflict

January 15th, 2022

10:58

Thanks to the pandemic, everyone is using screens more than they ever have before. Parents and kids alike are struggling with balancing healthy screen usage with IRL experiences. Dr. Nanika Coor gives parents some tips …

How to Understand and Fulfill Your Child’s Attachment Needs

January 9th, 2022

12:56

The Circle of Security is a way to understand how you as a parent need to attend to your child's needs. Dr. Nanika Coor explains the concept of the circle and what it means to be a secure base and a safe haven for your …

Parent the Child You Have, Not the One You Wish You Had

January 3rd, 2022

10:37

Parenting a child who is very different from you can feel beyond challenging. But is it a good use of your energy to try to get your child to be someone different than who they are? Dr. Nanika Coor offers tips for …

How to Make New Year's Resolutions Your Family Will Keep

December 26th, 2021

18:02

To celebrate the new year, Project Parenthood host Dr. Nanika Coor joins Dr. Rachel Vanderbilt (the Relationship Doctor) and Dr. Monica Johnson (

10 Ways to Help Your Child Cooperate Without Using Punishments

December 19th, 2021

16:58

Gaining your child's cooperation can be challenging, to say the least. It's no wonder that parents try to control their children's behavior using …

Radically Accept Your Parenting Reality with These 7 Steps

December 12th, 2021

9:59

In parenting and in life, you will experience countless challenging and upsetting situations that you just can't change. Radical acceptance can help you cope. Dr. Nanika Coor explains what radical acceptance is, how it …

How To Resolve Parenting Conflicts with Dr. Aleja Parsons

December 4th, 2021

34:40

It’s not easy when parents have very different ideas about raising the kids. Leaving these conflicts unresolved is a recipe for resentment and eroded …

How to Cope When Your Child Has a Favorite Parent

November 28th, 2021

13:06

Do you get pushed away by your child in favor of the other parent? Or maybe you can never get a moment to yourself because your child always wants you? This week, Dr. Nanika Coor offers tips for what to do when your …

8 Ways to Help Your Child Develop Gratitude and Thankfulness

November 21st, 2021

11:19

Have you ever felt embarrassed because your child forgot to say "thank you"? This week, Dr. Nanika Coor answers a listener email and gives you 8 tips …

How to Handle Holiday Parenting Stress

November 14th, 2021

10:21

Does spending time with family at the holidays fill you with the warm and fuzzies or pure dread? Navigating family get-togethers with your kids make …

Coach Naja Hall on How To Parent a Blended Family

November 6th, 2021

29:06

It’s not easy being a stepparent. Stepping into a parenting role with your partner’s children can put a lot of strain on a blended family. Dr. Coor …

10 Tips for Parenting Kids with ADHD

October 31st, 2021

12:46

Parenting kids with ADHD can be a challenge. Dr. Nanika Coor explains ways that focusing on the quality of the parent-child relationship can not only improve your relationship with your child, but also help them develop …

Halting Halloween Candy Conflicts

October 24th, 2021

9:56

Halloween candy doesn’t have to be a point of conflict between parents and children. Dr. Nanika Coor explains how you can help your child learn to …

The First Step to Solving Child Behavior Problems

October 17th, 2021

11:16

Finding it difficult to use respectful parenting tools? If your relationship with your child is adversarial, you may need to repair your relationship …

Indigenous Peoples' Day: Indigenous Parenting Practices and You

October 10th, 2021

37:07

Indigenous Peoples' Day acknowledges the resilience and contributions of Indigenous Peoples and culture. Dr. Coor interviews Lorraine Brave from The …

8 Tips for Respectful Communication With Your Child

October 3rd, 2021

8:26

Did you know that how a baby's caregivers communicate with them not only impacts brain development but also how they go on to behave in relationships …

9 Tips For Building Trust With Your Child Using Validation

September 26th, 2021

8:35

Having a tough time shifting to respectful parenting practices? Dr. Nanika Coor gives tips for validating your child in ways that cultivate mutual …

How to Manage Your Anger and Frustration as a Parent

September 18th, 2021

9:40

No matter how chill you or your child is, at some point you’re going to get very angry about something your child has said or done. Dr. Nanika Coor explains how to manage everyday anger as a parent and how to know if …

7 Tips for Telling Your Child About Their Neurodivergence

September 12th, 2021

8:08

What's the best way to educate your child about their neurodevelopmental diagnosis? Dr. Nanika Coor gives 7 tips for talking with neurodiverse kids about their diagnosis in a way that focuses on their strengths and …

How to Make Life With a 6-Year-Old Easier

September 5th, 2021

10:01

When a child turns six, they can go from affectionate to rejecting in the blink of an eye. Dr. Nanika Coor helps parents navigate this challenging time with strategies for increasing connection, reducing conflict, and …

De-stress Back-to-School with Trauma-Informed Parenting

August 29th, 2021

10:19

Has the COVID-19 crisis made an already stressful back-to-school time even more intense? Dr. Nanika Coor explains how to use use a trauma-informed …

How to Assert Your Own Needs With Your Child

August 22nd, 2021

8:18

Do you suppress your own needs to avoid challenging interactions with your children? Dr. Nanika Coor explains how to give your needs some air time in your relationship with your child.

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How to Teach Your Child About Body Boundaries

August 14th, 2021

8:23

Whether you are a (reluctant) climbing wall for your baby, or your toddler has started yelling “Don’t touch me!” your response will plant the seeds for body autonomy. Dr. Nanika Coor explains how to foster an early …

5 Ways to Nurture Your Child's Self-Worth

August 8th, 2021

7:11

Your child’s sense of self-worth will be impacted by many things throughout life that you can't control. However, you can control what you say and …

How to Survive Age Three

August 1st, 2021

8:28

Soon after a child turns three, caregivers come up against controlling and resistant behaviors. Rather than getting lost in endless power struggles …

Calm Your Nervous System to Calm Your Child

July 25th, 2021

8:16

Your nervous system is communicating with your child's nervous system all the time, and you can control the message it's sending. Dr. Nanika Coor …

How to Treat Your Baby Like a Person

July 18th, 2021

7:15

Babies are remarkable - fully formed little people with their own personalities from the start. However, taking care of their basic needs often …

3 Strategies for Becoming a Better Parent

July 11th, 2021

7:42

Parenting can challenge even the most patient of us. Psychologist Dr. Nanika Coor gives parents and caregivers valuable tips on how to improve our …

What Is Respectful Parenting?

July 4th, 2021

8:16

Dr. Nanika Coor, host of the brand new Project Parenthood podcast, explains respectful parenting - the parenting philosophy that will open the lines …

Passing the Parenting Torch

June 27th, 2021

19:47

After nine years, Mighty Mommy host Cheryl Butler passes the torch to child psychologist Dr. Nanika Coor. Onward to Project Parenthood!

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5 Sensible Coping Strategies When You're Sick of Parenting

June 20th, 2021

11:27

Ever have a day (or 10!) when you want nothing to do with parenting? You're not an awful person, you're normal! After nine wonderful years, Cheryl …

7 Tips for a Successful Transition After High School

June 13th, 2021

9:23

High school graduation is a huge accomplishment. It's the culmination of 12 dedicated years in the classroom, but it's only the beginning of …

10 Simple Ways to Raise Great Kids

June 6th, 2021

11:48

Parents want their kids to succeed in all areas of life, but it's our everyday interactions that make all the difference. Check out Mighty Mommy's 10 simple ways to bring out the best in your kids.

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Pregnancy Etiquette: What Not to Do

May 30th, 2021

9:46

Pregnancy is one of the most remarkable experiences. It's also an invitation for folks (even strangers!) to offer unsolicited comments and advice. …

5 Reasons Your Child Should Attend a Summer Camp

May 23rd, 2021

10:38

With hundreds of camps to choose from each summer, Mighty Mommy offers 5 ways that you and your child can gain a positive experience from …

5 Parenting Mistakes and Easy Fixes to Correct Them

May 16th, 2021

12:43

Mighty Mommy explains the 5 most common mistakes well-intended parents make — plus 5 easy fixes to turn things around and reestablish parental authority.

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5 Tips to Help Your Child Transition to Adulthood

May 9th, 2021

10:03

The transition from childhood into adulthood can be a struggle. If your adult child won't leave his cozy nest, Mighty Mommy's five practical tips can …

The Unexpected Gifts of Parenting Through 2020

May 3rd, 2021

12:44

The past year has been filled with unprecedented challenges and grief for parents and their children. But through it all, there have also been some unexpected bright spots. Mighty Mommy takes a look at four of them in …

5 Cool Reasons for Parents to Learn to Love TikTok

April 25th, 2021

10:11

Seventy percent of teens are on TikTok, the hottest new social media app. But what if I told you TikTok was more than just a GenZ phenomenon? There's …

Change Your Child's Rebellious Behavior with These 4 Positive Strategies

April 18th, 2021

13:48

If your child is bucking your rules and acting out in ways you can't even fathom, don't despair! Here are four practical ways to combat rebellion so …

4 Super Fun Family Challenges to Help You Stay Connected

April 10th, 2021

12:18

Kids grow fast, and opportunities to bond and connect slip through your fingers before you know it. These four playful family challenges will help …

How to Motivate Your Child: 5 Positive Strategies

April 3rd, 2021

15:07

Everybody feels unmotivated sometimes, but how do you get your kid to engage with life and responsibilities when they've become a chronic couch potato?

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Introducing Zombiemum

March 29th, 2021

10:12

Today, we're sharing a special bonus audio clip from the new podcast Zombiemum. Subscribe to Zombiemum wherever you get your podcasts.

Conquer Your Messy Home with These 8 Easy Habits

March 27th, 2021

13:31

The answer to tackling your messy home might be all in your head! Shift your mindset and form these simple habits so you'll never have to be discouraged by clutter and chaos again.

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7 Fun and Easy Ways to Celebrate Spring with Your Family

March 21st, 2021

13:29

After winter's cold, darker days, it's time to embrace warmer temps, fresh air, and longer-lasting daylight. Mighty Mommy shares seven fresh ways …

419 - 6 Tricks to Save Time (and Your Sanity!) This Spring

March 14th, 2021

7:41

Spring is a great time to not only freshen up your home but to evaluate how you can be more efficient in the everyday tasks that consume you. Mighty Mommy has 6 savvy timesavers that will free you up to enjoy more time …

618 - 5 Meaningful Ways to Celebrate International Women's Day as a Family

March 7th, 2021

12:26

International Women's Day is celebrated worldwide on March 8. We've come a long way, baby, but there are still hurdles to overcome. Help your family take notice of the extraordinary achievements of women past and …

617 - Here's What Happened When I Became a Minimalist Mom

February 28th, 2021

13:09

Families tend to acquire stuff. What happens when you shift the focus from having more things to having more experiences and sharing more family time?

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616 - End Bedtime Battles with These 6 Steps

February 21st, 2021

12:45

Most parents breathe a sigh of relief after their kids have finally gone to bed each night. These tips will help you end bedtime battles and get to that happy place sooner.

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615 - 20 Grocery Shopping Tips to Save Your Family Big Bucks

February 14th, 2021

12:26

If you want to spend less time shopping, save tons more money, and eat delicious meals without wasting food, give these savvy money-saving grocery shopping tips a try.

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614 - 4 Loving Ways to Enrich the Mother-Son Bond

February 7th, 2021

11:07

The bond between moms and their sons is a special one. Here are Mighty Mommy's four keys for deepening your relationship with the boy who holds your …

613 - How to Stop Stressing and Start Thriving as a Single Mom

January 31st, 2021

15:41

Every single parent knows that raising kids without a partner is no small task. But a few simple, subtle shifts in the way you think and act can make a world of difference. Here are five ways to ditch the stress and …

612 - How to Stop Struggling with Your Teen

January 24th, 2021

11:03

Raising a teenager can be a harrowing experience that leaves parents feeling at their wit's end. Setting boundaries, taking some time for yourself, and giving lots of love (even when you want to scream with frustration) …

611 - 5 Easy Ways to Create More Time and Balance in Your Parenting Life

January 17th, 2021

11:15

When you're a busy parent, managing your time well means caring for your own needs as well as your family's. Here are five realistic ways to add more …

610 - 5 Smart Reasons Your Kids Need Goals for the New Year and Tips to Help Them

January 10th, 2021

10:20

Wandering aimlessly might get you to your destination eventually, but it's a lot easier and less frustrating when you have a plan! Here are five reasons your kids need goals, and five simple tips to help them use goal …

609 - 6 Sanity Saving Strategies for Parents Raising a Child With Special Needs

January 3rd, 2021

14:35

Parenting any child comes with challenges; parenting a child with special needs amplifies them. Based on her own experience raising three children with developmental delays, Mighty Mommy offers six tips for managing the …

608 - Practical Tools to Help Teens Manage the Impact of Pandemic Stress, Expert Advice from Dr. Claire Nicogossian

December 27th, 2020

22:07

The ongoing stress, fear, continued disappointment, and uncertainty created by the COVID-19 pandemic can wear anyone down, but it’s been particularly …

607 - 3 Frustrating Toddler Challenges and How to Fix Them

December 20th, 2020

12:38

Toddlers get a bad rap, but let's face it—they can be terrors! Understanding and empathizing with this challenging child development phase is the key to navigating it. Here are three common toddler challenges and tips …

606 - Why Simplicity is the 2020 Holiday Gift You Didn't Know You Needed

December 13th, 2020

10:04

For families, the holidays are usually a mad dash that leaves kids overstimulated and parents drained. But 2020 changed all the rules. This year, …

605 - How to Build Your Teen's Self-Esteem

December 6th, 2020

10:37

No wonder teenagers often struggle with low self-worth. Peer pressure, changing bodies, the struggle to excel in academics and sports—it's a lot. Here are five tips from Mighty Mommy to help boost your teen's …

604 - 5 Positive Tips for Parenting a Strong-Willed Child

November 28th, 2020

9:55

Strong-willed kids get a bad rap because they come across as rebellious or defiant. Instead of crushing their stubborn determination, here's how to relax and help focus their indomitable spirits in a positive direction.

603 - Does Your Child Act Entitled? 5 Sensible Ways to Curb It

November 22nd, 2020

11:07

They beg, they whine, they make demands and bargain. And sometimes you can't help but cave in, which only makes the problem worse. Here are Mighty Mommy's 5 simple tips for toning down your child's sense of entitlement …

405 - 5 Ways to Do Thanksgiving a Little Different This Year

November 15th, 2020

9:13

Every family has their own way of celebrating and with Thanksgiving on tap, it can be the perfect time to add a new twist to existing holiday rituals …

602 - 5 Strategies for Managing a Manipulative Child

November 8th, 2020

14:06

Kids learn early that manipulative behavior usually gets them what they want. These five strategies will help you foil your master manipulator and …

601 - 7 Surefire Ways to Stop Yelling at Your Kids

November 1st, 2020

11:21

Yelling can be just as harmful to children as physical punishment. It can lead to depression, anxiety, and low self-esteem. If you struggle to keep a …

600 - 6 Spooky Halloween Activities for when Trick or Treat is Canceled

October 25th, 2020

11:14

The scariest thing about Halloween this year might just be 2020 itself, but that doesn't mean you can't have some safe, spooky fun with your kids. …

599 - 8 Things to Do During Your Last Month of Pregnancy

October 18th, 2020

16:10

The last few weeks of pregnancy can be exhausting, but they don't have to be daunting. Mighty Mommy, a seven-time delivery room veteran, shares her advice for making the most of the time right before baby arrives.

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598 - 6 Creative Tips for Parents of Picky Eaters

October 11th, 2020

14:20

You want your kiddo to eat nutritious foods, but kids are notoriously fussy. Stop wheedling and bribing and get creative about exposing your kids to all kinds of healthy options.

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502 - 4 Fast Ways to Get Your Kids to Follow Directions

October 4th, 2020

10:27

Want your kids to listen up and follow your lead? Mighty Mommy shares four fast tips that will make following directions a cinch.

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597 - How to Deal with a Moody Teenager

September 27th, 2020

14:30

Wondering what happened to your easy-going, calm, joy-filled child after puberty hit? Don't despair! These simple, kind strategies will help you and your teen survive the angst-filled years.

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596 - 5 Valuable Parenting Tools For Successful Virtual Learning

September 20th, 2020

11:18

When it comes to supporting our kids' education, 2020 changed the entire playbook. Put these simple tips in your parenting toolbox to help you and …

595 - Why Grandparents Are Essential—8 Wonderful Examples

September 13th, 2020

11:50

We celebrate Grandparent's Day every September. And what better way to celebrate than to recognize all the wonderful ways grandparents contribute to …

594 - Jorma Taccone and Dan Santat Encourage Kids' Wild Imaginations

September 6th, 2020

28:33

Debut author Jorma Taccone, a member of the hit comedy trio The Lonely Island, teamed up with New York Times bestselling and Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator Dan Santat to create a heartfelt children's book, "Little …

593 - 5 Cool Ways to Help Teens Limit Their Screen Time

August 30th, 2020

12:41

Some of the most compelling things competing for your teen's attention happen on their device screens. Here are five ways to help your teen get out of the virtual world and into the real one.

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489 - 6 Ways to Clean Your Kid's Bedroom Once and For All

August 23rd, 2020

16:25

Mighty Mommy shares six smart and helpful way kids can stay in control of their stuff and so they can enjoy their space. Read the transcript at

592 - Heading Off to College in 2020—Advice from an Admissions Expert

August 16th, 2020

23:12

This is no ordinary year as college students prepare to either enter their freshmen year or head back to campus. Dr. Bari Norman, a former college …

591 - 8 Easy Ways to Be a Better Parent

August 8th, 2020

11:51

Parenting isn't easy, but sometimes the simplest things can have the biggest impact. These eight tips will make your parenting life a little easier, …

590 - How to Get Your Child to Help With Chores

August 2nd, 2020

11:12

The struggle to get kids to help out around the house is real. But don't give up! Research shows that kids learn valuable life skills from doing …

589 - Expert Advice on How to Rock Your Professional Life While Loving Your Role as a Parent

July 26th, 2020

20:37

Every mom is a working mom, but rocking your career while caring for your family is a real feat! Author and expert Tameika Isaac Devine shares her career mom secrets with Mighty Mommy.

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588 - 5 Essential Tips for Handling a Defiant Toddler

July 19th, 2020

12:51

Defiance is the first essential skill listed in every toddler's job description. Here are five simple tips to help you respond calmly and positively to this important stage in your child's development.

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587 - How to Help Your Teen Conquer Stress and Find Happiness

July 12th, 2020

23:20

Family therapist, author, and teenage stress management expert Jodi Aman joins Mighty Mommy to offer compassionate advice for helping your teen manage their anxiety.

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586 - Expert Tips for Creating a Newborn Photoshoot at Home

July 5th, 2020

12:11

The early days with your baby are rare and precious. Capture them in a home newborn photoshoot using these tips gathered from photography experts.

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284 - 6 Ways to Savor Summer With Your Family

June 28th, 2020

8:02

Summer should be carefree and enjoyable, but with the kids home 24/7 it can become tense and stressful. Mighty Mommy has 6 tips to help you reclaim …

585 - 5 Critical Bike Safety Tips to Protect Your Family

June 21st, 2020

9:37

Nothing can come between a child and his or her bike! And nothing should come between your kids and good bicycle safety. Here are five essential tips …

584 - 5 Loving Ways to Create a Strong Father-Daughter Relationship

June 14th, 2020

9:25

Behind many a strong, confident, resilient woman is a great relationship with her dad. These five tips will help fathers form an unbreakable bond with their daughters that will help them flourish.

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583 - 5 Super Cool Reasons to Choose a Summer Staycation

June 7th, 2020

13:39

This year, your big summer travel plans may be canceled. But you don't need a beach and a drink with a little umbrella in it to renew your vigor. Take a staycation, instead!

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582 - 10 Creative Ways to Indulge in Regular Self Care

May 31st, 2020

14:09

Managing a family, let alone a career and personal life, is one tough gig. Here are 10 wonderful ways to practice self-care so you're always fresh …

581 - 8 Fantastic Ways to Celebrate 2020's Graduates

May 20th, 2020

16:09

Caps, gowns, Pomp and Circumstance—graduation is a big deal! But 2020 has forced us to approach this time-honored tradition differently. Here's how to get creative with your grad's celebration.

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580 - "I'm Bored!"—9 Boredom-Busters for Any Age Group

May 17th, 2020

15:19

When it comes to frustrating things kids say, "I'm bored!" is the undisputed champ. Here are 9 age-appropriate ways to rise to the challenge when your kids complain that there's nothing fun to do.

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579 - 6 Science-Based Techniques to Help Stressed Out Kids

May 10th, 2020

11:47

Homework, peer pressure, worldly worries—it's a lot for a kid to process. When stress bears down, these six scientific techniques will help your child (and you!) cope.

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578 - 4 Ways to Correct Toxic Parenting

May 3rd, 2020

13:58

Toxic parenting can sneak into your family life before you realize it, especially in times of stress. If you see yourself in these examples of toxic parenting, here's how to turn it around fast.

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577 - 5 Positive Ways to Reduce Sibling Rivalry

April 26th, 2020

10:07

It's a fact—where there's two or more children in a family, there's sibling rivalry. Try these 5 tips in your home, to encourage more kindness and less competition.

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576 - How to Create Healthy Habits That Strengthen Your Family (Part 2)

April 19th, 2020

10:13

Today's family faces many challenges. By implementing some healthy habits you can strengthen family bonds and lay a strong foundation for your …

575 - How to Create Healthy Habits That Strengthen Your Family (Part 1)

April 12th, 2020

12:37

Building healthy habits can strengthen family bonds and lay a strong foundation for your children’s future. Here are some small steps to get you started.

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574 - Book Recommendations for Busy Moms from Podcaster Zibby Owens

April 5th, 2020

15:15

Zibby Owens, the creator and host of the award-winning literary podcast Moms Don’t Have Time to Read Books, joins Mighty Mommy to share some great …

573 - Working and Schooling at Home? Simplify Life with Family Routines

March 29th, 2020

15:25

A rock-solid routine is the key to keeping your family calm and thriving while everyone's at home. Here are 7 essential tips for making the most of …

572 - Creative Ways to Keep Your Kids Learning When School is Closed

March 22nd, 2020

17:08

Social distancing is challenging for families. Check out these fun and educational ways to enlighten your kids from the comfort and safety of home.

571 - How to Curb Your Kid's Sneaky Behavior

March 15th, 2020

11:22

At some point, every child tests the waters with sneaky, manipulative behavior. How you respond can mean the difference between perpetuating it and …

570 - 8 Strategies for Dealing with a Defiant Child

March 8th, 2020

12:46

A defiant child can be a parent's nightmare! These strategies will help you handle situations with poise and patience, and even nip defiant behavior in the bud.

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569 - How to Handle a Defiant Child—Advice from a Behavior Analyst

March 1st, 2020

27:32

Dr. Heather Maguire, Board Certified Behavior Analyst-Doctoral (BCBA-D) and a credentialed school psychologist, joins Mighty Mommy to talk about how …

568 - Perfect Families Don't Exist—How to Be Good Enough

February 23rd, 2020

15:37

Perfectionism drains the joy out of parenting. These simple tips will help you embrace good-enough and accept your family just as it is—beautifully …

567 - 7 Meaningful Ways to Build an Unbreakable Mother Daughter Relationship

February 16th, 2020

16:40

Mothers and daughters have an intense relationship that's often complex and sometimes challenging. These simple tools will help you strengthen the …

566 - How to Raise a Respectful Child by Being a Respectful Parent

February 9th, 2020

12:48

Respectful children have respectful parents. These six simple strategies will help you build a culture of respect, cooperation, and safety in your …

565 - 9 Creative Ways to Erase the Winter Blahs

February 2nd, 2020

13:03

Do cold, gloomy winter days have your family on edge? Chase away the cabin fever with one of these fun, engaging activities. TRANSCRIPT:

564 - Six Simple Stress-Busters for Busy Families

January 26th, 2020

11:34

No family is immune to stress. These stress-busters will help you slow down, relax, and enjoy family life once again. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/family-stress-busters | Check …

563 - Everyday Practices to Help Your Child Feel Safe in a Scary World

January 18th, 2020

11:37

The world can be a big, scary, unpredictable place for a child. These simple everyday practices will help your kids feel secure, safe, and loved. TRANSCRIPT:

562 - 5 Popular Parenting Trends for 2020

January 12th, 2020

11:55

The world our children live in is always evolving. That means that we parents have to evolve, too. Here are five parenting trends to get you on your …

561 - Easy Strategies to Help Your Family Succeed in 2020

January 5th, 2020

10:03

If setting New Year’s resolutions isn't your thing, focus on some of these alternative ideas to help your family thrive. TRANSCRIPT:

560 - 5 Great Ways to Harness Your Pregnancy Nesting Superpower

December 29th, 2019

12:07

Pregnancy hormones can cause the nesting instinct to kick in. Here's how to harness your new mom-to-be superpower to get things done! TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/parenting/pregnancy/nesting | Check out all …

559 - Strategies to Soothe Your Child's Anger Meltdown

December 22nd, 2019

13:30

Sooner or later, even the sweetest child has an anger meltdown. How do you soothe the savage beast and regain control?

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558 - 4 Reasons to Celebrate Your Quirky Child

December 15th, 2019

10:32

Quirky kids challenge their parents, and that's what makes them such an unexpected gift. Here are four ways to cheer on (and grow with) the oddball in your family.

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557 - The Unexpected Joys of Raising an Average Child

December 8th, 2019

8:18

Our society focuses on struggling to be exceptional over the joy of embracing exactly who we are. Here's why raising an average child is awesome.

556 - How to Simplify Your Holiday Celebration and Save Your Sanity

December 1st, 2019

12:25

If your family holidays are more stressful than joyful, here's how to step back and find your happy place again.

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555 - Eight Simple Strategies to Become a More Productive Parent

November 24th, 2019

15:39

Productive people are happy people! They have more time for themselves and their families. Here's how to manage your super-busy parenting life so it doesn't manage you. TRANSCRIPT:

554 - Avoid These Mistakes When You Interact With Adoptive Parents

November 17th, 2019

15:44

These are the dynamics every adoptive parent and child wants you to know. Avoid doing or saying something hurtful and support the gift of adoption …

553 - Why Meal Planning is Essential to a Happier Family Life

November 10th, 2019

15:05

Are you convinced that meal planning is drudgery? This look at the ways meal planning can make family life so much more enjoyable may change your mind!

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552 - How to Help Your Child Navigate the Awkwardness of Middle School

November 3rd, 2019

17:42

Is there any time in a tween's life more awkward than middle school? Here are seven essential ways to help your child rise to the challenges.

551 - How to Handle Your Child's Tantrums—5 Easy Strategies

October 28th, 2019

11:22

Every parent dread's their child's meltdowns. But if you’re prepared to handle a tantrum, you can come out unscathed and looking like a parenting pro.

550 - Mallika Chopra's Best Advice to Help Kids Manage Their Feelings

October 20th, 2019

13:10

Kids face a lot of pressure! Author and speaker Mallika Chopra offers powerful advice to help your child build independence and inner strength.

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549 - How to Get Back into the Dating Game as a Single Parent

October 13th, 2019

16:58

It's rough out there! These tips from Relationship Doctor Stephen Snyder will help you navigate the stormy waters of dating as a single parent.

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548 - 5 Creative Ways to Solve Your Family's Problems

October 6th, 2019

11:08

Struggling with family problems can leave you stuck, spinning your wheels. These creative approaches will help you break free.

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547 - 5 Fresh Ways to Throw Your Child's Next Birthday Bash

September 29th, 2019

14:43

Does your party idea bank need to be replenished? Here are five unique children's birthday party ideas to get you in a festive mood!

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546 - 5 Ways to Refresh Your Family's Discipline Routine

September 22nd, 2019

13:38

Are your discipline techniques up to the challenge of family life with kids? Here are five ways to restore calm by freshening up your discipline routine.

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545 - 5 Strategies to Help Your College Grad Get a Job

September 15th, 2019

13:10

Your grad can't find a job after college. What can you do? Mighty Mommy shares 5 strategies to help your young adult bring home a career-worthy …

544 - Effective Strategies to Improve Your Child's Mental Well-Being

September 8th, 2019

19:31

Marc Brackett, Ph.D., the Founder and Director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence and a Professor in the Child Study Center of Yale University, joins Mighty Mommy to discuss how better emotional intelligence …

543 - 14 Ways to Bond With Grandparents

September 1st, 2019

13:20

Grandparents have a special impact on the entire family! Here are 14 ways you can celebrate them now and throughout the entire year.

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542 - 5 Ways to Curb Back-to-School Anxieties

August 26th, 2019

12:51

The weeks leading up to and beginning the new school year can be a stressful time for the entire family. Mighty Mommy shares five tips to help lessen …

541 - Do You Know Your Parenting Style?

August 18th, 2019

14:51

What do helicopters and lawn mowers have to do with parenting? Discover your parenting style and learn some handy tips for changing up your parenting game in this week's Mighty Mommy.

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476 - 4 Great Reasons Boredom Can Benefit Your Child

August 11th, 2019

10:36

If you're tired of hearing your kids spout “I’m bored,” don't worry! Here are 4 great reasons boredom can benefit your child (and you).

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540 - How to Cope With Your Child's Night Terrors

July 31st, 2019

17:00

You've just dozed off when you're jolted awake to the sound of your child screaming in fear. What's going on? Savvy Psychologist Dr. Jade Wu joined …

539 - 3 Parenting Strategies to Overcome Feelings of Shame

July 28th, 2019

10:51

Every parent wrestles with feelings of shame from time to time. Here's how to recognize it, own it, and show yourself a little compassion.

538 - How Visualization Techniques Can Improve Your Parenting

July 21st, 2019

15:04

Don’t let stressful situations get you flustered. Mighty Mommy shares four effective ways visualization can lift your spirits and guide you along …

537 - 8 Valuable Lessons Learned From Toy Story

July 14th, 2019

16:58

The Toy Story series has delighted and entertained families for 25 years. Woody, Buzz and the gang have taught us some important life lessons. Mighty Mommy rounded up eight of the very best.

536 - 8 Ways to Encourage Your Child’s Independence

July 7th, 2019

15:33

Mighty Mommy shares 8 ways you can explore and adapt a more independent lifestyle for your family, which will in turn lessen some of the burden you …

331 MM 5 Fresh Ways to Spend Family Time This Summer

June 30th, 2019

7:34

This summer, don’t get overwhelmed with the notion of keeping your kids busy so that they won’t complain of boredom or drive you crazy if you can’t …

535 -- 5 Ways to Excel at Parenting When You’re Discouraged

June 23rd, 2019

11:55

Sometimes life knocks you down, but you still have kids to care for. Here are five ways you can bring your A game to parenting even when you feel discouraged.

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534 Kids Gaming - How to Keep Your Video Gamer Safe

June 16th, 2019

19:19

Excessive screen time, talking with anonymous strangers online, cyberbullying—parents of children who play video games face some real fears. Here's …

533 - 5 Ways to Curb Your Child's Gossip Habit

June 9th, 2019

13:19

Although gossip can be a social skill and even a force for good, often it hurts people. Here are five ways to keep your child on a positive track.

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532 - 5 Super Fun Summer Vacation Activities to Keep Kids Busy

June 2nd, 2019

14:29

It's time to embrace summer with open arms. Mighty Mommy has five super fun summer vacation activities to keep your kids busy and your sanity intact.

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531 - Essential Items To Make Your Family Road Trip a Blast

May 26th, 2019

14:42

"Are we there yet?" Your family road trip doesn't have to be a nightmare. Here are 8 great ways to keep your kids happy and your sanity intact.

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431 - 5 Ways to Expand Your Child’s Social Skills

May 12th, 2019

8:45

Mighty Mommy shares 5 ways you can help your child expand his own social graces which will help him grow into a confident young adult.

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529 -- What College Seniors Are Really Thinking as Graduation Approaches

May 5th, 2019

13:48

Mighty Mommy chatted with upcoming college grads to learn what's on their minds and help you, their parent, prepare them for life after college.

528 -- Helping Your Child Navigate Body Exploration

April 27th, 2019

12:54

As they grow, children start exploring their bodies, including the parts it's not considered polite to touch in public. Mighty Mommy shares tips for …

527 - 6 Tips for Parenting a Pessimist

April 21st, 2019

12:52

If you’ve got an Eeyore in your midst, fear not! Mighty Mommy shares 6 strategies for putting a more positive spin on your child’s sullen and …

526 - What if I Have a Favorite Child?

April 11th, 2019

12:58

Mighty Mommy tackles the ultimate parenting taboo: having a favorite child. Turns out, it's very common. And here's why you shouldn't feel guilty …

525 - The College Admissions Scandal Is a Teachable Moment

March 31st, 2019

16:23

Mighty Mommy shares four ways to turn the Varsity Blues scandal into a useful tool for establishing the guiding principles for your family.

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524 - How Routines Can Improve Your Life

March 24th, 2019

12:25

If you're living life by the seat of your pants, Mighty Mommy shares 5 reasons routines will bring peace and joy to your home (and instill responsibility into your kids from an early age).

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523 - What Your Teen Wants You to Understand

March 17th, 2019

10:57

Next time you’re feeling frustrated with your teenager’s attitude, resist the urge to judge or lecture. Instead, consider these four things that your teen needs you to understand. Mighty Mommy has the key to forging a …

522 - 6 Ways to Be More Optimistic

March 10th, 2019

15:41

March is National Optimism Month. Mighty Mommy shares 6 ways to inject the power of positive thinking into your life.

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521 - 5 Ways to Keep Your Cool With Frustrating Kids

March 2nd, 2019

10:14

Although our kids can bring us to our breaking point, they don't have to send us overboard. Mighty Mommy shares 5 ways to keep your temper in check, no matter how much your kids annoy you.

520 - How to Talk to Your Kids About Race: Interview with Dr. Brittney Cooper

February 24th, 2019

17:43

Mighty Mommy interviews author and activist Dr. Brittney Cooper about the importance of talking to your kids about race. Learn what to say, what not to say, and how to create an atmosphere of open-mindedness and …

519 - How to Apologize to Your Child

February 17th, 2019

10:25

It's a fact: all parents make mistakes from time to time. Mighty Mommy shares 4 ways to make it right when you have a parenting fail.

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518 - 4 Ways to Help Your Child Excel at Group Projects

February 9th, 2019

11:38

Mighty Mommy has experienced plenty of group project disasters. Learn how to turn these group assignments into a win for both you and your child.

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517 - 5 Influential Parenting Trends for 2019

February 3rd, 2019

10:51

Mighty Mommy explores the 5 back-to-basics parenting trends of 2019. Try them out on your family today and feel the positive impact for years to come.

516 - 5 Ways Positive Discipline Makes Parenting Easier

January 27th, 2019

11:10

Do you find yourself often criticizing or yelling at your kids? Are you frustrated when they don't listen? Mighty Mommy shares 5 tips to make your discipline approach more positive and effective.

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515 - 4 Basic Strategies for Parenting Success

January 20th, 2019

12:21

Raising children is the toughest job you'll ever love. But how to know if you're doing it right? Mighty Mommy Cheryl Butler shares 4 strategies for winning parenthood.

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BONUS: Introducing Josie & Jonny Are Having a Baby (With You!)

January 18th, 2019

3:07

Here’s a new podcast for you: as new parents, comedians Josie and Jonny bring their humor and genuine curiosity into each conversation to get answers to questions they’re completely clueless about. Each episode of their …

514 - 5 Ways to Be Less Overwhelmed in the Parenting New Year

January 13th, 2019

13:23

Instead of feeling frazzled, here are five ways for you to feel less overwhelmed and more empowered as a parent in the New Year.

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513 - 4 Positive Thoughts for Your Non-College-Bound Child

January 6th, 2019

16:43

If college isn’t in the cards for your child, fear not! Mighty Mommy shares four considerations that will shed some positive light on the situation …

512 - 4 Ways You and Your Child Can Win the Bedwetting Battle

December 30th, 2018

16:17

If bedwetting is a problem in your household, here are 4 Ways to Help Your Child Overcome this trying situation and keep your spirits happy and dry.

511 - 5 Ways to Manage Competitive Parenting

December 23rd, 2018

15:41

Mighty Mommy shares five ways you can stay above the fray and manage today’s competitive parents without letting them get the best of you (or your kids!).

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510 - 5 Ways to Practice Acceptance with Your Child

December 16th, 2018

16:14

In today’s chaotic world of over-scheduling, alongside the pressure they experience both in and out of the classroom, kids yearn to know they are …

509 - 4 Reasons Communication Is Crucial in Parenting

December 9th, 2018

15:03

How we communicate can determine the outcome in nearly every situation that we have with our kids. Mighty Mommy shares four reasons that communication is crucial to parenting and how you can begin to make significant …

265 MM 6 Ways to Handle a Defiant Teen (Without Yelling)

December 2nd, 2018

12:48

If you’ve got tweens and teens in your life, you’ve most likely been the recipient of backtalk or other defiant actions. For parents, the key is to handle that nasty and exasperating behavior in a way that makes it …

508 - 5 Answers to Questions in Your Last Trimester of Pregnancy

November 25th, 2018

16:29

Mighty Mommy has delivered seven babies and will soon be a grandmother. Here are ten pressing questions on the minds of today's pregnant women that they scramble to have answered. This episode covers five questions …

507 - 5 Answers to Your Early Pregnancy Questions

November 18th, 2018

16:10

Mighty Mommy has delivered seven babies and will soon be a grandmother. Here are ten pressing questions on the minds of today's pregnant women that they scramble to have answered. This episode covers five questions …

BONUS: Introducing Time to Parent, a New Podcast from Julie Morgenstern

November 15th, 2018

24:55

This week, I’m sharing a special bonus episode of Julie Morgenstern’s new podcast, Time to Parent.

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506 - 4 Mindful Ways to Discipline Your Child

November 11th, 2018

11:09

The next time your kids are misbehaving and giving you a hard time, try putting a mindful spin on the situation. Mighty Mommy shares four ways to get …

505 - The Magic of Picture Books with Deborah Diesen

November 4th, 2018

14:14

Mighty Mommy discusses the magic of picture books with New York Time's Best Selling Author, Deborah Diesen of the popular Pout Pout Fish Series.

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504 - 5 Fun Halloween Hacks for Busy Parents

October 28th, 2018

13:53

Mighty Mommy shares five of her favorite Halloween time-savers that will add spook and whimsy to your family’s Halloween in half the time without …

503 - 4 Ways Failure Can Benefit Your Child

October 21st, 2018

13:27

Failure is not only a part of life, it’s necessary. The next time your child faces one of life’s struggles, don’t fret—instead embrace it.

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501 - 5 Positive Ways to Support Your Child Who Is Never Included

October 7th, 2018

14:29

When your child doesn't fit in and isn't included along with her peers, it definitely hurts. Turn your focus on some positive strategies and your child will soon be feeling empowered and on top of her game.

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500 - How to Organize Your Parenting Life with Julie Morgenstern

September 30th, 2018

18:28

New York Time's best-selling author and organizational guru Julie Morgenstern joins Mighty Mommy to share her best tips for getting today’s busy …

499 - 4 Ways to Help Kids Handle Embarrassment

September 23rd, 2018

11:58

Life is full of embarrassing moments, but it's how we handle them that matters. Mighty Mommy shares four fun ways to help your child hold his head …

498 - 4 Reality Checks for New Mothers

September 16th, 2018

17:09

As idyllic as we may intend for those early days with our baby to be, it doesn’t always go according to plan. Here are four ways that new moms can have a reality check during baby’s first weeks at home.

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497 - 4 Lifelong Skills for Your Child’s Success

September 9th, 2018

14:21

Here are four lifelong skills that will definitely help to mold your maturing child’s success, from fostering a passion for reading to goal setting.

496 - 5 Simple Mindfulness Habits for Better Parenting

September 3rd, 2018

17:15

Parenting in the moment is not only the ultimate, loving gift you can share with your child, it’s also a wonderful skill to teach them as well. Here …

495 - 4 Smart Habits for a Low-Stress School Year

August 27th, 2018

9:59

Mighty Mommy has done the back-to-school transition for over 20 years now, and each one does get easier. Here are 4 smart habits your family can …

494 - How to Keep the Peace in a Politically-Mixed Household

August 19th, 2018

27:43

Mighty Mommy welcomes author Dr. Jeanne Safer, host of the new podcast I Love You, but I HATE Your Politics, to discuss resolution-making and …

492 - 6 Ways Stay-at-Home Parents Can Make Extra Money

August 5th, 2018

12:44

Mighty Mommy shares 6 terrific moneymakers that can earn families fast cash without punching a 9 – 5 clock every day.

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491 - 4 Reasons Aunts and Uncles Are Essential to Parenting

July 28th, 2018

10:38

Mighty Mommy shares four important reasons that families should embrace the special bond between kids and their aunts and uncles.

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490 - 5 Smart and Effective Ways to Discipline your Child

July 22nd, 2018

12:16

Mighty Mommy shares five clever approaches to discipline that will help redirect those naughty behaviors and get your child to think twice before he/she makes a bad choice.

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488 - 5 Unconventional Ways to Celebrate Your Kid's Birthday

July 8th, 2018

11:49

Mighty Mommy shares five ways you can make your child’s birthday a blast without (or in addition to!) the big fuss of a party.

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487 - 4 Ways To Be a Cooler Parent

July 1st, 2018

11:08

When the summer temps start to rise and sizzle, consider these ways you can keep your cool and bring more positive energy into your parenting life.

486 - 5 Ways to Curb Our Kids' Social Media Habits

June 22nd, 2018

21:04

Mighty Mommy checks in with an expert from Bastyr University to help kids curb their social media habits and find a healthy balance when hanging out …

485 - 6 Smart Ways to Embrace Summer Vacation

June 17th, 2018

14:22

Whether you’re working or hanging out with your kids for the summer break, Mighty Mommy shares 6 cool ways you can embrace your summer before things …

484 - 9 Novel Ways to Celebrate Father’s Day

June 10th, 2018

12:43

Mighty Mommy shares nine, fresh and insightful ways that your family can show dad lots of love and respect this year on Father’s Day.

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482 - 5 Things Parents Should Quit Right Now

May 27th, 2018

16:10

If you’re ever questioning the job you’re doing as a parent, here are five things to quit that could totally impact some of your parenting choices.

481 - 5 Royal Parenting Lessons

May 20th, 2018

14:10

Now that Prince William is a dad, all eyes are on the newest Royal parents and it seems that the world likes what it sees. Here are 5 royal parenting lessons gleaned from the lives of the British royal family.

480 - 5 Considerations When Leaving Your Child Home Alone

May 13th, 2018

13:22

Mighty Mommy shares 5 tips to consider when deciding if your cherub is ready to go it alone.

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479 - 6 Products To Help Make Motherhood a Breeze

May 5th, 2018

11:08

In honor of Mother’s Day, here are 6 products that can lighten the load and help make motherhood a breeze.

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478 - 5 New Ways Childbirth is Changing

April 26th, 2018

15:00

Expecting, trying to become pregnant, or just love all things pregnancy? Check out these 5 cool trends that women and their partners can experience …

477 - 5 Bad Parenting Habits to Let Go of Now

April 22nd, 2018

14:35

Mighty Mommy shares 5 bad habits that could leave a negative impression on your kids down the road.

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475 - 5 Easy Laundry Tips for Large Families

April 8th, 2018

17:19

Large family? Lots of laundry? Worry not! Here are 5 tips to manage your whites and colors so you won’t feel washed out (and can have loads of fun).

473 - 6 Ways to Create a Peaceful Home

March 25th, 2018

11:06

Mighty Mommy shares 6 ways you can create consistent harmony in your home so that love and peace are the norm and chaos and friction won’t be welcome.

472 - 5 Ways to Deal with Parent Envy

March 19th, 2018

15:48

Other households have an edge over your family? So what. Here's how to stay focused on your own children instead of indulging in a bad case of parent …

471 - 5 Ways to Thrive as a Single Mom

March 11th, 2018

13:48

It doesn’t really matter how or why you might find yourself taking on the role as a single parent, what’s most important is creating the best life …

470 - 5 Ways To Enrich Your Life as a Stay-At-Home Parent

March 4th, 2018

13:00

When those tough stretches of being at home with your kids hit – don’t fret! Mighty Mommy shares 5 ways you can enrich your daily practices of motherhood instead of running away.

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469 - 6 Ways to Manage Dating and Motherhood

February 25th, 2018

15:36

Dating while juggling motherhood can be a tricky balance. Mighty Mommy shares 6 tips to keep in mind when you get back in the dating saddle again while still raising your family.

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468 - 5 Ways to Deal with Difficult Grandparents

February 18th, 2018

11:00

Mighty Mommy has 5 tips to help families stay on a happy and loving path when grandparents and parents just don’t see eye to eye about the kids.

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467 - 5 Ways to Survive a Difficult Pregnancy

February 11th, 2018

13:44

If you’re faced with a difficult 9 months, Mighty Mommy shares 5 tips that can help lighten your load until your precious bundle of joy arrives.

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466 - 6 Ways to Save a Bad Parenting Day

February 4th, 2018

9:56

Bad parenting day? All's not lost. Here are Mighty Mommy’s 6 tips for salvaging a bad day, from reciting some positive mantras to fostering a healthy environment.

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465 - 5 Ways to Cope When You Can’t Stand Your Kid’s Friends

January 28th, 2018

12:33

It's a great feeling knowing your kids have good friends surrounding them. And then you meet one you don’t like at all. Here are 5 friendly ways to cope when you simply can't stand who your child is hanging out with.

464 - 5 Lessons From Parenting Styles Around The World

January 20th, 2018

13:34

Take some cues from other cultures: Here are 5 parenting styles from around the world that American families can enjoy and learn from.

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463 - 5 Influential Parenting Trends for 2018

January 14th, 2018

10:41

These parenting trends can help make a positive impact in your family life in 2018 and beyond.

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462 - 5 Tips to Help Keep Your Child Focused

January 8th, 2018

12:12

Distractions begin the moment our children rise and shine. Try these 5 tips to keep your family members grounded when attention is running thin.

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461 - 4 Annoying Behaviors In Kids and How To Correct Them

December 31st, 2017

12:43

Mighty Mommy discusses four annoying behaviors that kids easily rely on and common sense fixes to nip them in the bud.

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460 - 5 Gifts to Share in 2018 (That Won't Cost You a Dime)

December 24th, 2017

10:05

As the holiday season winds down and we catch our breath and gear up for a fresh new year, here are five gifts that won’t cost you a dime but can …

459 - 5 Ways to Support an Unpopular Child

December 17th, 2017

11:56

Child isn’t thriving in his or her social environment? Mighty Mommy shares 5 ways you can be supportive and help them feel better among their peers.

458 - 5 Ways To Enjoy a Winter Pregnancy

December 10th, 2017

10:56

Mighty Mommy has experienced pregnancy in every season and loved winter the most! Here are 5 cool tips to keep you warm and cozy during this very …

457 - Are You a Pushover Parent? 5 Ways to Stay Strong

December 3rd, 2017

11:26

Though parenting will always have it’s ups and downs, you don’t have to be targeted as a pushover if you establish Mighty Mommy’s 5 straight-forward, commonsense strategies that allow for your entire family to live in a …

456 - 7 Ways To Save Money During the Holiday Season

November 26th, 2017

10:01

Mighty Mommy shares 7 ways you can save money this holiday season so you can enjoy it all without feeling like Ebenezer Scrooge!

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455 - 7 Tips For a Stress-Free Holiday Season

November 19th, 2017

11:14

This year you can change the way you approach Thanksgiving and the entire holiday season by choosing to stress less and enjoy the process more. …

454 - Busy Parent? 6 Ways to Maintain Healthy Self-Esteem

November 12th, 2017

9:12

Mighty Mommy shares 6 ways you can stay motivated and maintain a healthy self-esteem even during your busiest years of being a parent.

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453 - 5 Parenting Strategies to Help You Not Overreact

November 5th, 2017

8:01

Mighty Mommy shares 5 tips on how you can keep your emotions in check and not overreact when times get tough.

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452 - 5 Ways To Be a Less Angry Parent

October 29th, 2017

8:19

Mighty Mommy shares 5 surefire ways you can help alleviate some of the stressors of parenting which in turn will help keep your anger at bay and allow you to enjoy the most out of raising your family.

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451 - 5 Ways to Deal With a Child Who Lies

October 22nd, 2017

11:25

If you have caught your child lying multiple times and now are never quite sure if he/she is telling the truth, Mighty Mommy shares 5 ways you can …

450 - 5 Easy Ways to Take Mommy Time Outs

October 15th, 2017

9:45

Caught up in the daily grind and desperate for a quick remedy to refuel your own tank? Here are 5 suggestions for how you can take a much needed time out to get your mojo back and feel energized and ready to go.

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449 - 5 Tips to Improve Student-Teacher Relationships

October 8th, 2017

13:12

Some student-teacher relationships aren't a positive match, which can be stressful for everyone involved: parents, student, and teacher. Here are 5 …

447 - 8 Effective Strategies to Deal with Teen Drama

September 24th, 2017

12:48

Teen drama? Whatever the case may be for the crisis your teenage kids are going through, the constant turmoil can be frustrating and leave parents feeling totally helpless. Mighty Mommy shares 8 effective strategies to …

445 MM 7 Ways To Clean Up Your Family’s Life

September 10th, 2017

10:08

Mighty Mommy shares 7 ways you can clean up your family’s life and enjoy more time being together.

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444 MM How to Balance Your Kids' Cell Phone Use

September 3rd, 2017

9:44

Cell phones are definitely an asset to both kids and parents so Mighty Mommy shares 6 ways to balance the use of cell phones in your lives.

443 MM How to Survive When Your Child Leaves for College

August 26th, 2017

10:30

When your child first leaves the nest and heads off to college, it’s indeed a very bittersweet time for most parents. Mighty Mommy has been this …

442 MM 4 Ways to Handle Your Child's Toxic Friendships

August 20th, 2017

10:39

As your child prepares for his new school year, Mighty Mommy shares 4 ways he can be armed and ready to handle any troublemaker’s that cross his path …

441 MM 6 Ways to Help Your Child Thrive During the New School Year

August 12th, 2017

9:55

Heading back to school doesn’t have to be overwhelming for you or your child. Mighty Mommy shares 6 simple things you can focus on to help your …

440 MM 9 Things That Don't Work for Moms Today

August 5th, 2017

18:50

Author Laurie Gelman discusses 9 things that just don't work for her as a mom today.

439 MM 8 Ways to Create Summer Fun for Toddlers

July 30th, 2017

9:43

It’s a toddler’s job to explore his surroundings and investigate all the things that are new to him. Summer can be a wonderful time to let your …

438 MM 5 Ways to Keep Your Teen Busy This Summer

July 23rd, 2017

15:26

If you’ve got Teens and Tweens on your hand that just can’t get into a groove this summer, Mighty Mommy has 5 tips to help keep them on track.

437 MM 7 Parenting Tips for When You're Exhausted

July 16th, 2017

11:50

Even when we’re down and out, our families still need and rely on us, so Mighty Mommy shares 7 ways to power through those exhausting moments of parenting.

436 MM 10 Cool Ways for Pregnant Women to Chill Out This Summer

July 9th, 2017

8:32

Pregnant and feeling the heat? These 10 tips will help you stay cool and comfortable this summer.

435 MM 5 Ways to Manage Your Child's First Crush

July 2nd, 2017

2:50

If you’re experiencing a little one who has discovered she feels like she’s falling in love, take heart and know that this is quite normal and nothing to be alarmed at. Mighty Mommy shares 5 ways you can assist Cupid …

434 MM 6 Ideas to Help Your Child Have The Best Summer Ever

June 24th, 2017

8:58

Now that backpacks and lunchboxes have been neatly tucked away for the next couple of months here are Mighty Mommy’s 6 fun ideas to help your child have his/her best summer ever

433 MM From Audiobooks to Art Lessons—5 Fun, Digital Activities for Kids

June 18th, 2017

8:38

On those overcast days when the surf and sand can’t be part of your summer plan, check out Mighty Mommy’s 5 ways to take advantage of some digital fun.

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432 MM 5 Tips for Parents of Teens Learning to Drive

June 11th, 2017

10:05

If you have an eager teen who is about to get behind the wheel, Mighty Mommy has 5 tips that can help keep you sane and a little less anxiety ridden.

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430 MM 6 Ways to Embrace Pregnancy as a Mother

May 28th, 2017

11:03

You may not be able to curl up and nap when the mood strikes, but you can embrace your second and subsequent pregnancies with younger kids in tow. Mighty Mommy shares 6 ways to manage pregnancy and motherhood without …

429 MM 6 Ways to Wind Down the School Year

May 21st, 2017

10:16

Before you head to the beach and get into vacation mode use the remaining weeks of school to get your family organized for the school year ahead. …

428 MM From Back Talk to Sibling Rivalry: How to Fix 6 Common Parenting Challenges

May 14th, 2017

11:18

Every parent faces difficulties while raising children, yet some of these problem areas strike a communal chord amongst many. Mighty Mommy addresses …

427 MM 6 Ways to Support Your Non-College Bound Child

May 7th, 2017

10:48

College isn't for everyone. If your child decides not to be college bound, don’t fret—here are 6 ways to focus on a bright future.

426 MM 6 Ways to Deal with a Complaining Child

April 27th, 2017

9:19

Chronic complainers (kids and adults!) are not fun to be around. Mighty Mommy shares 6 easy-to-implement strategies that will curb your kid’s …

425 MM 6 Ways to Relax During Stress Awareness Month

April 23rd, 2017

9:44

Spring truly is a time to reevaluate and get back in control. In light of this, Mighty Mommy shares 6 ways that families can embrace Stress …

424 MM 5 Ways to Put Your Kids First After Your Divorce

April 16th, 2017

12:29

Once the divorce dust settles, it's time to establish a new norm for your family. Mighty Mommy shares tips on how to keep your kids the main focus. …

423 MM 5 Ways to Make Your Child More Likeable

April 9th, 2017

12:33

We all love our kids, but let’s face it, there are plenty of days we don’t necessarily like them. Mighty Mommy has 5 ways you can like your child more on those days that you’re not necessarily feeling the love. Read …

422 MM Financial Considerations When Getting a Divorce

April 2nd, 2017

12:14

Mighty Mommy discusses how to get your financial house in order when you're going through a divorce. Read the full transcript here:

421 MM 4 Fun and Constructive Ways to Spend Time With Your Toddler

March 27th, 2017

9:18

The toddler years are both exhausting and exhilarating and definitely a time for tremendous growth and development. Mighty Mommy shares 4 ways you can maximize your child’s fast-paced toddler days. Read the transcript …

420 MM 5 Ways to Co-Parent with Your Ex-Spouse

March 18th, 2017

12:26

Mighty Mommy shares five important considerations, as backed by the experts, to keep in mind when you co-parent with your ex-spouse. Read the full …

418 MM 5 Expert-Approved Ways to Talk to Your Kids About Divorce

March 5th, 2017

12:32

Mighty Mommy was married for 26 years when she divorced. As the parent of 8 kids, breaking the news was a delicate matter. Here are five important considerations, as backed by the experts, to keep in mind when you …

417 MM 3 Tactile Crafts Your Kids Will Love

February 26th, 2017

12:07

Mighty Mommy shares three fun and creative crafts that encourage a tactile learning experience that can benefit your child. Read the full transcript …

416 MM 6 Things to Consider Before Having Kids

February 18th, 2017

11:35

Mighty Mommy has experienced the emptiness of having no children to the excitement and craziness of having her own small team, so today she offers 6 …

415 MM 6 Ways to Show Your Teen Love This Valentine's Day

February 12th, 2017

9:14

Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be centered around couples and romance, the special teenagers in our loves deserve some loving on heart day as well! …

414 MM The 8 Parenting Trends You'll Want to Try Now

February 5th, 2017

9:28

Mighty Mommy shares 8 parenting trends found on Pinterest and on educational and parenting websites to keep in mind as you navigate the blank slate ahead. You never know—you may end up trying one or two that will …

413 MM 6 Ways to Help Your Child Practice Self-Love

January 28th, 2017

9:42

Whether your child is a toddler or a teenager, you as his parent will influence how he thinks about himself. In order to encourage your child to build good self-esteem and actually like himself, Mighty Mommy has 6 tips …

412 MM 5 Ways to Create Family Birthday Rituals

January 21st, 2017

5:58

Birthdays are a wonderful time to connect with one another through your family’s own traditions. Mighty Mommy shares 5 fun ways you can create …

411 MM 5 Ways to Detox the Whole Family

January 14th, 2017

9:50

In light of the positive effects detoxing has in general, Mighty Mommy shares 5 ways you can cleanse not only your body and mind but even your home …

410 MM 6 Ways to Raise a Well-Behaved Child

January 8th, 2017

7:56

Mighty Mommy shares 6 ways you can raise a well behaved child. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2mc5yKl

309 MM 7 Ways to Energize Your Family

January 1st, 2017

12:10

If your family's daily lifestyle has become dull and routine, it's time to mix things up. Mighty Mommy has 7 ways you can get your family energized …

409 MM 6 Gifts to Help you Raise a Smarter Child

December 25th, 2016

13:02

Mighty Mommy shares these 6 gifts that can really make a difference when trying to raise a smarter child. Read the full transcript here:

408 MM 10 Last-Minute Family Activities to Do Before Christmas

December 18th, 2016

9:53

Christmas might be right around the corner but with Mighty Mommy’s tips, you too can enjoy the exciting days leading up to Christmas with these 10, last-minute ideas that will add a little magic to your family’s …

407 MM 6 Ways to Stay Connected to Your Child’s Teacher and School

December 10th, 2016

9:13

Mighty Mommy shares 6 ways to stay connected with your child’s teacher and school as we prepare for a new calendar year and the second half of the …

406 MM 6 Ways to Put Your Kids First During the Busy Holiday Season

December 4th, 2016

8:00

Don’t let this holiday season overwhelm you with too many details and chores. Mighty Mommy has 6 tips to help you put your kids first this year so …

317 MM 6 Steps to a Successful Bedtime Routine

November 27th, 2016

12:34

With our jam-packed, super-busy lives, getting a good night's sleep is more important than ever. Mighty Mommy shares 6 tips ways to make your family's bedtme routine a sleepy success. Read the transcript:

404 MM How to Teach Your Child to Be a Gracious Loser

November 12th, 2016

9:24

Mighty Mommy shares 5 tips to consider the next time your child doesn’t come up with a win. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2gnL6oK

403 MM 6 Ways to Ease Your Child's Separation Anxiety

November 6th, 2016

10:05

Though separation anxiety is a perfectly normal part of childhood development, it can be just as upsetting for you as it is for your child. Mighty Mommy shares 6 tips for how you can help your child (and yourself) cope …

402 MM 8 Ways to Instill Confidence in Your Toddler

October 30th, 2016

12:19

Mighty Mommy shares 8 things you can teach your toddler and young children now to help his confidence soar over time. Read the full transcript here:

401 MM 5 Fun Twists on Halloween

October 23rd, 2016

9:25

There are other ways to enjoy Halloween with your cherubs in addition to going door to door. Mighty Mommy shares 5 fun twists you can add to your …

400 MM 5 Ways to Curb Back Talk

October 16th, 2016

7:48

Mighty Mommy has 5 surefire ways to curb back talk and elicit sweeter nothings instead. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2eyy7ej

399 MM 6 Ways to Create Unstructured Play Time for Your Kids

October 9th, 2016

9:43

Mighty Mommy has 6 simple ways to create unstructured play time for your kids and how to keep this playful momentum going as they grow. Read the full …

398 MM 5 Easy Ways to Take Care of Yourself as a New Mom

October 2nd, 2016

8:52

Finding time for yourself after you become a new mom can seem near impossible. Mighty Mommy shares 5 ways to squeeze in a few minutes of some much needed alone time now as a brand new parent and for years to come. Read …

397 MM 5 Reasons Why Spanking Doesn’t Work

September 25th, 2016

7:41

Mighty Mommy definitely believes in disciplining kids to course-correct bad behavior, but spanking is not one of those methods and here are 5 reasons why she believes sparing the rod is not spoiling the child. Read the …

396 MM 6 Ways to Motivate Your Kids During the School Year

September 18th, 2016

8:53

With a fresh, new slate on tap, Mighty Mommy shares 6 ways to help keep your kids motivated throughout the school year ahead and beyond. Read the …

395 MM 5 Fall Action Items to Make the Holidays Less Stressful

September 11th, 2016

7:20

Fall isn't just for apple picking. Mighty Mommy shares 5 ways that you can get a head start on the holiday madness during the brisk months of fall. …

394 MM 6 Fun Activities for Parents When the Kids Go Back to School

September 4th, 2016

5:37

In case you're wondering what you can do with all that "free" time on your hands now that the kids have gone back to school, Mighty Mommy can help. …

393 MM 6 Tips to Help Your Child Get Good Grades

August 27th, 2016

7:54

Even if your student did not excel during the previous school year, fear not, Mighty Mommy has 6 tips to help your child get on track right from the …

392 MM 10 Ways to Say Goodbye to Your College Freshman

August 21st, 2016

12:04

Saying goodbye is never easy, especially when it involves someone you love dearly. As parents across the nation send their kids off to college, …

391 MM 5 Back-to-School Necessities That You Can't Buy in a Store

August 14th, 2016

8:29

Mighty Mommy shares 5 things your kids really need for this upcoming school year that you won’t find in the back-to-school aisles. Read the full …

390 MM 10 Ways the Olympics Can Make Your Family Stronger

August 7th, 2016

10:51

Making a tradition out of watching the Olympics as a family can lead to lots of teachable and memorable moments. Mighty Mommy shares 10 ways the …

389 MM 6 Strategies for Dealing with an Angry Child

July 31st, 2016

10:10

Mighty Mommy shares 6 tips for dealing with your child's angry outbursts. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2blecyt

388 MM How to Recreate the Camp Experience at Home

July 24th, 2016

11:13

Camp is more of a mental state than a physical presence. QDT Intern Emily Jones explains how to recreate the camp experience without actually going.

387 MM 5 Ways to Get Your Slowpoke Moving

July 17th, 2016

7:22

Mighty Mommy shares 5 tips to help your slow motion child kick it up a notch. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2alNTdS

386 MM 6 Ways to Find Time for Yourself this Summer

July 9th, 2016

8:56

Summer should evoke a more carefree and relaxed attitude for the entire family, including mom and dad. Mighty Mommy offers 6 tips for finding a …

385 MM How to Help Your Teen Find a Part-time or Summer Job

July 2nd, 2016

9:19

Mighty Mommy shares tips for why summer jobs are a benefit for today’s young teens. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/29A76XV

384 MM 5 Clever New Uses for Stuffed Animals

June 26th, 2016

8:07

If your family has one too many adorable stuffed animals collecting dust on a book shelf or two, don’t despair. Today Mighty Mommy shares 5 clever …

383 MM 6 Reasons to Embrace Parenting Later in Life

June 18th, 2016

8:55

There’s a positive side to having kids earlier in life for sure, but there are also plenty of benefits in starting a family later in life, so today, …

382 MM 7 Creative Twists for Your Bedtime Story Routine

June 11th, 2016

7:16

Bedtime stories have long been a favorite part of a child's evening routine, but sometimes even this fun ritual gets stale. Mighty Mommy has 7 tips …

381 MM 6 Ways to Simplify Your Summer

June 5th, 2016

10:07

A simple life has a different meaning and a different value for every person, but for me it means pairing down my usual “to do” list, finding more quiet time on a daily basis to convene with my private thoughts and …

380 MM 6 Tips to Get Your Kids Sleeping in Their Own Bed

May 28th, 2016

9:51

Mighty Mommy has 6 tips to help get your child back into his own bed and sleeping independently. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1Xqg3qF

379 MM How to Establish a Daily Routine for Your Family

May 22nd, 2016

8:42

Mighty Mommy has 6 tips to help build time-saving routines into your family's busy lives. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/28a4dUU

378 MM 5 Ways to Be More Mindful of Negative Language

May 15th, 2016

8:46

The way in which we speak to our kids is ultimately our choice, even when we reach parenting’s most frustrating moments, so Mighty Mommy shares 5 …

377 MM 10 Cures for Rainy Day Boredom

May 5th, 2016

9:08

Rainy days can bring on boredom, crankiness, and hours that seem endless. That doesn’t have to be the case, however! Rainy days can offer hidden …

376 MM 5 Ways to Help Your College Kid Transition Home for Summer

May 1st, 2016

9:17

The first days following a student’s return from college rarely meet the expectations of the student, the parents, or the rest of the family. Mighty …

375 MM 8 Ways to Teach Kids to Accept Peers with Disabilities

April 24th, 2016

10:09

As the mom of 8 kids, 2 who have overcome significant learning disabilities and one with Asperger’s Syndrome, a form of Autism,Mighty Mommy shares 8 tips for helping your child embrace and include their special needs …

374 MM 10 Surprising Ways the Internet Can Help Parents

April 17th, 2016

12:23

Mighty Mommy is a firm believer in taking advantage of any tools that can help enrich our parenting life and shares 10 ways the internet can help …

373 MM 5 Ways to Stop Nagging Your Kids

April 10th, 2016

9:59

Although nagging can eventually be effective, it’s just not pleasant for anyone involved, so Mighty Mommy has 5 tips to nix the nagging and use a …

372 MM 6 Ways to Tell If Your Child Is Actually Sick or Faking It

April 3rd, 2016

9:21

Spring may be here yet cold and flu season is still hanging on. Is your child really fighting or faking these symptoms? Mighty Mommy has 6 tips to …

370 MM 5 Ways to Give Your Parenting a Spring Tuneup

March 20th, 2016

7:58

Spring is the season of renewal and growth. So, put down your mop and dusting rags and set aside some valuable time for family this Spring. Read the …

368 MM 5 Tips to Deal with a Mopey Child

March 6th, 2016

7:06

Sulking is not a pleasant personality trait, but some kids tend to pout alot more easily than others. Mighty Mommy has 5 tips to help nip mopey …

367 MM 5 Ways to Celebrate Dr. Seuss's Birthday with Your Kids

February 28th, 2016

8:16

On March 2nd, we celebrate the birthday of Dr. Seuss. Mighty Mommy shares how we can use his powerful collection to raise Seuss-minded individuals. …

366 MM How to Make Sure Your Kids Don't Eat Too Much Sugar

February 21st, 2016

8:29

Mighty Mommy talks to Nutrition Diva about sugar in kids' diets. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1OG2Vnb

365 MM 10 Easy Ways for Families to Save Money

February 14th, 2016

11:30

With Mighty Mommy's brood of 8 kids, she is always on the look out for ways to save money. Here are 10 tips that have put more cash back into her …

364 MM 5 Ways to Love Parenting Even More

February 7th, 2016

9:32

Parenting is definitely known as "The Toughest Job You'll Ever Love" so on those trying days when you want to run and hide under the covers, here are 5 ways you can turn it around and love your parenting job even more. …

362 MM How to Care for Your Baby in Winter

January 24th, 2016

8:07

Having a newborn during the winter months can cause a bit more anxiety than during other seasons. Don’t despair about how you’ll mange during the …

361 MM 5 Ways Storytelling Can Help Your Family Bond

January 16th, 2016

9:45

Storytelling parents are found to have more of an emotional connection with their children. Mighty Mommy has 5 tips to help bring your family closer …

360 MM 6 Discipline Corrections You Can Easily Make

January 10th, 2016

9:56

When it comes to disciplining we will undoubtedly make a few mistakes along the way, however, there are certain situations that we should course …

359 MM 5 Tips to Help Prevent Misbehavior in the New Year

January 3rd, 2016

7:22

If one of your New Year's goals is to encourage better behavior from your kids, Mighty Mommy can help. Here are 5 proven strategies to put your kids on the path to being well-behaved both in public and behind closed …

358 MM How to Make Sure Your Kids Don’t Push Your Buttons

December 27th, 2015

10:10

Even the most well behaved kids have the ability to get their parents worked up—even the sweet and loving ones. Read the full transcript here: …

357 MM 7 Ways to Organize Kids' Bedrooms for the New Year

December 20th, 2015

7:49

Here are seven ways you can make your kids' rooms more tidy this holiday season. Read the full transcript here: bit.ly/1Rbf6z3

356 MM 5 Tips to Enjoy a Tech-Free Holiday Season

December 13th, 2015

7:41

If you’d like to spend the holidays connecting with your loved ones on a more personal level, Mighty Mommy has 5 ways you can create a more …

355 MM 5 Fresh Ways to Celebrate Family Holidays

December 6th, 2015

8:17

Don’t let this holiday season turn into a chaotic stress-fest like I used to do. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1OdQqW4

354 MM 5 Tips to Encourage Language from Speech Delayed Children

November 29th, 2015

10:57

Having experienced three language delayed children of her own, Mighty Mommy shares 5 tips that can help get your child talking. Read the full …

260 MM 8 Ways to Keep Your Family Stress-Free this Holiday Season

November 22nd, 2015

8:54

The holiday season is meant to be an exciting time, but let’s face it, more often than not it’s just a lot of added stress that keeps us feeling …

353 MM 10 Ways for Kids to Give Back All Year Long

November 15th, 2015

10:35

While Thanksgiving is certainly a special and wonderful time to teach kids about all things gratitude, Mighty Mommy has 10 ways your kids can …

352 MM 5 Ways to Cut Back on Family Chaos

November 8th, 2015

7:08

Chaos seems to be accepted as the norm for busy families, but it doesn't have to be.With Mighty Mommy’s tips you can take your family from chaos and …

351 MM How to Overcome Homework Battles

November 1st, 2015

10:46

If your tired of homework battles, Mighty Mommy has some A+ strategies to bring more harmony into your family's life. Read the full transcript here:

350 MM 5 Frightfully Fun Ways for Adults to Celebrate Halloween

October 24th, 2015

7:34

Adults deserve a little scare time, too. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1MXDFIS

349 MM 6 Ways to Get Your Child to Cooperate

October 18th, 2015

10:20

Frustrated when your child just doesn't want to cooperate? Mighty Mommy has 6 surefire tips that will have your stubborn cherub cooperating in no …

348 MM 5 Ways to Boost Your Family’s Fun Quotient

October 10th, 2015

7:43

Wish your family could lighten up more and share in a lot more fun together? Mighty Mommy has 5 tips to boost your family's fun quotient and be more …

347 MM 5 Ways to Encourage Problem Solving at an Early Age

October 4th, 2015

7:25

When young children are exposed to problem solving, they learn to find a host of ways to strategize and come up with solutions which will build an …

346 MM How to Deal with a Rude Child

September 27th, 2015

7:48

Mighty Mommy has some tips to nip that rude behavior in the bud. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1QXzwI2

345 MM 5 Ways to Support a Child with Learning Disabilities

September 20th, 2015

10:47

A new school year is full of opportunities for growth and new learning. But for children who struggle with learning disabilities, it can also be …

344 MM 10 Essential Parenting Strategies for When Life's Got You Down

September 13th, 2015

11:08

Here are 10 essential parenting strategies that can help turn things around when life’s got you down. Read the full transcript here:

343 MM How to Handle Back-to-School Emotions: A Conversation with Savvy Psychologist

September 6th, 2015

10:39

Every fall, millions of American children begin a new school year with emotions ranging from excitement to dread. Mighty Mommy teams up with …

342 MM 5 Smart Ingredients for a Successful School Year

August 30th, 2015

10:42

Mighty Mommy has five savory ingredients you can mix into summer’s end to ensure your family has a positive and successful school year—one that’s …

341 MM 4 Tough Questions About Defiant Children

August 23rd, 2015

14:16

Mighty Mommy answers your tough questions about defiance based off her experience with her eight children. Read the full transcript here:

340 MM Positive Parenting in the Digital Age

August 16th, 2015

8:25

Mighty Mommy interviews Mike Ruman, founder and CEO of Parenting Academy, and Julie Hill, the company's producer, about how the Internet has changed …

339 MM Should You Hire a Nanny? An Interview with Educated Nannies CEO Ryan Jordan

August 9th, 2015

11:04

Mighty Mommy talks with Ryan Jordan of the Educated Nanny, about the many benefits a Nanny can offer your busy lifestyle. Read the full transcript …

338 MM Smart Tips to Get Your Teen Ready for College

August 1st, 2015

8:48

Getting your teen ready to send off to college can be emotionally overwhelming. Mighty Mommy has some smart tips to help you ease your child (and …

337 MM 7 Ways to Create a Backyard Vacation This Summer

July 26th, 2015

10:52

Vacation time doesn't have to mean traveling to faraway destinations to have fun with your family. Take advantage of a prime location close to home--your own backyard--with Mighty Mommy's 7 tips on creating a fun …

336 MM 8 Ways to Be Present With Your Kids

July 19th, 2015

8:32

Make your kids feel special today! Mighty Mommy shares 8 ways that you can be present with your kids, and most of them require just a small shift in …

335 MM 5 Ways to Handle a Cry Baby

July 11th, 2015

7:14

If you have a child who easily fits the definition of a cry baby -- a person, especially a child, who sheds tears frequently or readily – Mighty Mommy has 5 tips to help you handle the tears so that you don’t end up …

334 MM 6 Ways to Create a Happier Family Life

July 5th, 2015

7:22

Today’s hectic family lifestyles don't have to mean we still can’t enjoy one another and have some fun. Might Mommy shares 6 ways to create a happier family life, regardless of what’s going on in our “outside” world. …

333 MM How to Brag About Your Kids Without Being Obnoxious

June 28th, 2015

9:31

Next time your cherub does something newsworthy that you want to share with the rest of the world, keep Mighty Mommy’s six tips for bragging about your child in mind. That way, you can do so graciously, without being …

332 MM 5 Surefire Ways to Say 'No' to Your Kids

June 21st, 2015

7:51

Saying "no" to your kids is never an easy task. But it doesn’t always have to be a bad thing. Mighty Mommy has five surefire ways to say "no" to your …

330 MM 6 Reasons Parents Should Embrace the Season of Graduation

June 7th, 2015

9:15

Mighty Mommy shares 6 of her favorite hopes for graduates and their families during this exciting season of graduation. Read the full transcript …

329 MM 5 Ways to Be a More Patient Parent

May 31st, 2015

9:15

If you’d like to set the tone for a more relaxed atmosphere in your household, Mighty Mommy can help. Here are 5 ways you can be a more patient …

282 MM 7 Ways to Get Your Tween or Teen to Open Up

May 24th, 2015

8:36

Has your previously chatty child suddenly decided to stop sharing with you? You're not alone. Many parents of teens and tweens feel shut out from their children's lives. Mighty Mommy shares 7 strategies to get your …

328 MM 5 Ways to Prepare Older Siblings for the New Baby

May 17th, 2015

8:42

It’s totally normal for your older children to be jealous of their new baby brother or sister—Mighty Mommy knows because having 8 kids meant having …

327 MM How to Raise a Spiritual Child

May 12th, 2015

13:38

Mighty Mommy talks to psychologist Dr. Lisa Miller, author of The Spiritual Child, about why instilling spirituality is crucial to raising happy, …

326 MM 5 Ways to Raise a Happy Child

May 3rd, 2015

7:49

We can’t control outside circumstances, but we can choose how we will deal with life’s setbacks if we have the right mindset and tools. Mighty Mommy …

325 MM How to Help Your Teen Have a Healthy Body Image

April 27th, 2015

6:48

The teen years are notorious for wreaking havoc on our children's body image. Mighty Mommy shares 5 tips on how to help your tween or teen have a healthier sense of self.

324 MM How to Make New Friends

April 19th, 2015

8:17

Building friendships when you're a busy parent is not always easy, but it's essential for a well-balanced life. Mighty Mommy shares 5 fun ways to connect with other parents who are in the same boat. Read the transcript:

323 MM How to Handle a Cranky Child

April 12th, 2015

6:13

Even the happiest of kids have cranky days. Mighty Mommy has 5 easy tips to help turn cranky tots into happy campers. Read the transcript here: http://bit.ly/1GE81lv

321 MM Spring Into Stress-Free Parenting

March 30th, 2015

7:09

Spring is a time for renewal and rebirth. Use the season as the reason to revamp some of your parenting strategies and destress your entire …

320 MM 6 Tips to Help Your Kids Have Cleaner Bedrooms

March 23rd, 2015

9:06

Tired of looking at your kids' messy bedrooms? Mighty Mommy shares 6 tips to help your child conquer the clutter and have a much easier time finding what they need. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1FCdybD

319 MM 50 Ways to Improve Your Family Life

March 15th, 2015

7:30

Mighty Mommy has 50 tips for adding some creativity and spark to your family life. Try some of these and watch how little things can add up to big changes. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1GZqtor

318 MM Teach Your Baby to Be a Good Sleeper

March 8th, 2015

13:26

Mighty Mommy welcomes sleep expert and author Dr. Janet Kennedy to discuss the best ways to sleep train your baby early on. Learn how to make your baby into a good sleeper for life. Read the transcript:

253 MM How to Stop Helicopter Parenting

March 1st, 2015

8:10

Helicopter Parenting is very common. But it doesn't equip your kids for the real world. You can still keep your kids safe while letting them foster their own sense of self and independence. Mighty Mommy shares 5 tips …

316 MM How to Help Your Child Embrace Change

February 15th, 2015

7:57

As much as we try to make our children’s lives safe and predictable, change is inevitable. Mighty Mommy has 5 tips to help your kids be open to change. Read the transcript here: http://bit.ly/1CFsf9Z

315 MM What if Mom Needs a Sick Day?

February 9th, 2015

6:11

You can call out sick to work - but not to your kids. So what to do when Mom or Dad gets sick? Mighty Mommy shares 6 tips that will help you occupy your children while you recover. Read the transcript:

314 MM 5 Ways to Teach Your Child Responsibility

February 1st, 2015

9:26

Like walking and talking, responsibility is a trait that is learned gradually. Mighty Mommy has 5 great tips to help teach your child how to take on more responsibility and grow more confident. Read the transcript:

313 MM Help Your Sensory Child Get Organized

January 25th, 2015

19:00

Mighty Mommy welcomes Carolyn Dalgliesh, a professional organizer and author of The Sensory Child Gets Organized. Carolyn shares tips to modify your …

312 MM How to Handle a Bossy Child

January 18th, 2015

6:38

Got a bossy boots in your midst? Check out Mighty Mommy's 5 easy tips for turning that controlling behavior around. Visit the website:

311 MM Help Your Teen Study for Midterms

January 12th, 2015

8:34

Midterms can be stressful and hectic for many teenagers. Use Mighty Mommy's 6 tips to help your teenager study for, and ace, this year's midterm …

310 MM 5 Reasons to Support A Gap Year

January 5th, 2015

9:40

Heading straight to college is not always the best route for every high school graduate. Mighty Mommy explains the Gap Year option, and offers 5 …

308 MM How to Handle Your 3-Year-Old

December 21st, 2014

9:17

Three-year-olds are curious, creative, and independent. But they can also be a handful. Mighty Mommy has 5 tips to help you embrace this challenging …

307 MM 5 Ways to Add Magic to Your Holiday

December 14th, 2014

7:01

The holidays are all about wonder and joy. Mighty Mommy shares 5 tips to add more magic into your child's world this festive season. Read the …

306 MM 7 Ways to Simplify Your Life During the Holidays

December 7th, 2014

7:29

Instead of letting the holidays overwhelm you with shopping, baking, and decorating, try Mighty Mommy's 7 easy ways to simplify your family life and …

205 MM 5 Cool Ways to Celebrate Fall

December 1st, 2014

5:34

Fall is the perfect time to get outside with your family and enjoy the crisp air and the breathtaking foliage. Mighty Mommy has 5 tips to help you …

305 MM 6 Ways Kids Can Help on Thanksgiving

November 23rd, 2014

9:44

Preparing for a major holiday like Thanksgiving is exciting, but definitely a lot of work. Mighty Mommy shares 6 tips to make this Thanksgiving a …

304 MM How Can a Parenting Co-op Improve Your Life

November 17th, 2014

8:36

Today's parents are overwhelmed with taking care of the kids, cooking healthy meals, and running errands. But what if you could get some help with …

303 MM Cut the Financial Cord with Adult Children

November 9th, 2014

9:42

Do you have an adult-aged child who has not quite left the nest? Mighty Mommy teams up with Money Girl to discuss how you can help your 20-something …

301 MM How to Host a Healthy Halloween Party

October 26th, 2014

12:48

Are you worried about all the sugar your children eat on Halloween? Worry no more. Special guest Clever Cookstr joins Mighty Mommy with some …

300 MM 5 Ways to Help Your Family Sleep Better

October 19th, 2014

8:36

Many kids don't come close to getting the necessary amount of sleep for proper development. Mighty Mommy has on 5 ways that you and your kids can catch more Z's. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1onhjuo

299 MM 9 Crucial Life Skills to Teach Your Child

October 12th, 2014

9:16

Mighty Mommy shares the 9 most important skills and values that you can teach your children at a very young age to help build and strengthen their …

298 MM 5 Effective Ways to Connect With Your Teen

October 5th, 2014

10:04

It may often seem impossible to get through to your moody teenager. Mighty Mommy shares 5 effective relationship builders that can help you build a connection with the teen in your life. Read the transcript:

297 MM 5 Things Parents Shouldn't Worry About

September 28th, 2014

8:41

Is my child smart enough? Am I spending enough time at home? Is it bad for my son to play with dolls or my daughter to play with trucks? Mighty Mommy …

296 MM 5 Tips to Help Kids Manage Homework

September 22nd, 2014

10:15

If your family is struggling to balance a hectic daily routine that includes an overwhelming amount of homework, know that you're not alone and that Mighty Mommy is right there with you. Here are five tips to help keep …

295 MM 6 Key Ingredients For A Successful Morning Routine

September 15th, 2014

10:28

How you start out in the morning can make or break the way the rest of the day goes. With a new school year here, this is a great time to revamp your …

294 MM 5 Ways For Kids to Stay Connected With Grandparents

September 7th, 2014

6:42

There will always be a special bond between kids and grandparents, but with the busy lives we lead, it's easy to let the relationship slide. Mighty …

293 MM 10 Easy Ways to Save Money During the School Year

August 29th, 2014

12:48

Raising a family sure isn't cheap. So while you can't put a price tag on the love and joy that kids bring into our lives, Mighty Mommy shares 10 easy ways families can start saving money today.

292 MM 5 Tips to Get Your Family Ready for the New School Year

August 24th, 2014

9:06

Back-to-school doesn't have to be stressful--in fact, it can be exciting! Mighty Mommy's 5 smart tips to get your family ready for the new school …

291 MM 5 Tips for Enjoying a Disney Vacation with Kids

August 18th, 2014

8:32

Disney vacations should be magical and memorable, not overwhelming and exhausting. Disney-vet Mighty Mommy offers 5 fabulous tips for ensuring an …

290 MM 5 Tips for Planning a Magical Disney Vacation

August 10th, 2014

12:30

Mighty Mommy has visited Disney 20 times, many of those with her 8 kids in tow, and shares her 5 best planning tips to ensure your Disney vacation is magical--not overwhelming and exhausting. Visit the website to read …

210 MM 5 Tips to Make Family Meal Planning Easier

August 4th, 2014

7:28

Tired of wondering what you can fix your family for dinner each night? Mighty Mommy has 5 tips to make meal planning easier. Read the full …

289 MM 5 Tips to Help You Parent in Public

July 27th, 2014

11:15

Kids don't always behave as we'd like when we're out, and parenting when others are watching can be tough. But you're certainly not alone: make these uncomfortable moments a lot more bearable with Mighty Mommy's 5 …

288 MM 8 Clever and Easy Baby Shower Ideas

July 21st, 2014

8:31

Even when baby showers are for your best friends, they're generally not events that evoke much excitement. So to help inspire a bit more enthusiasm when you open that pink or blue invite, Mighty Mommy shares 8 clever …

287 MM 7 Simple Ways to Get Your Kids To Listen

July 14th, 2014

8:44

For parents, one of the biggest frustrations is realizing your child isn’t listening when you're talking. Having been through this with her own 8 kids, Mighty Mommy shares 7 simple ways to get their attention, once and …

286 MM 5 Low-Stress Birthday Party Ideas for Ages 1 Through 8

July 6th, 2014

9:32

Birthday parties for kids, especially younger children, don’t have to turn into a huge production if you can keep the focus on your child and not worry about the hoopla that surrounds a kid’s party these days. Mighty …

285 MM 6 Ways to Become a Calmer Parent

June 29th, 2014

8:07

When a child's behavior is driving you nuts, it's easy to lose your cool and lash out. But it's not productive. Mighty Mommy has 6 ways to put the …

283 MM 9 Smart Parenting Shortcuts

June 15th, 2014

8:38

With hectic schedules and countless daily commitments, it’s more important than ever to find time savers to let you breathe easier and enjoy extra …

281 MM The Baby Chase: How Surrogacy is Changing American Family

May 25th, 2014

18:51

The idea of surrogacy carries some serious baggage. In fact, it makes lots of people uncomfortable. Mighty Mommy chats with Leslie Morgan Steiner, author of The Baby Chase, about the issues surrounding surrogacy.

279 MM How to Raise an Introverted Child

May 12th, 2014

9:56

In our extremely social, exhibitionistic world, being an introvert can be tough. Mighty Mommy shares 8 strategies for raising an introverted child to …

278 MM How to Survive Your Teen's Prom

May 4th, 2014

9:00

Prom season arrives bigger and more complicated every spring. Mighty Mommy has 6 practical tips to help you and your child through this exciting (and nerve wracking) rite of passage.

277 MM 6 Ways to Take Back Family Time

April 27th, 2014

11:38

Does driving your kids to various activities count as family time in your household? Mighty Mommy understands. That's why she has 6 great tips to …

276 MM 7 Ways to Raise a Caring Child

April 20th, 2014

7:44

Teaching children to take responsible action is a process that develops gradually over time—from preschool to high school. Check out Mighty Mommy's 7 …

275 MM 8 Ways to Become a More Clever Parent

April 13th, 2014

9:56

Mighty Mommy shares 8 pearls of wisdom for how to make your family life easier. (Hint: Color coded towels will do wonders for your sanity!).

274 MM 5 Ways Your Child Can Cope with Losing

April 6th, 2014

9:41

Mighty Mommy knows that not every kid can be a winner all the time--losing is a normal part of life. Listen to her 5 winning ways you can balance winning and losing in your child’s everyday life.

182 MM 6 Ways to Raise an Innovative Child

March 31st, 2014

7:00

How can you raise the next Mark Zuckerberg? Mighty Mommy has expert tips on how to think outside the box to encourage your child's creativity

273 MM How to Transition Your Toddler Out of Naps

March 23rd, 2014

9:41

The transition away from a daily nap can be jarring for both parents and toddlers alike. Follow Mighty Mommy' 7 tips to help you adjust to this new …

272 MM Top 10 Parenting Products

March 16th, 2014

10:22

Mighty Mommy shares her top 10 picks for products that have made her life a little bit easier throughout her 20 years of parenting 8 kids.

271 MM 5 Playful Ways to Connect With Your PreSchooler

March 9th, 2014

7:04

Preschoolers require a totally different approach than toddlers. Mighty Mommy has 5 ways to engage with your 3-5-year-old to develop their budding …

270 MM 4 Ways to Raise a Gender Neutral Child

March 3rd, 2014

10:18

Mighty Mommy addresses a listener's email about raising gender neutral kids. Here are 4 suggestions to help you avoid the blue and pink traps while parenting.

269 MM How to Treat Your Child's Head Lice

February 24th, 2014

11:15

Itch-itch-scratch-scratch...oh no, it's head lice! Before you lose your cool, remember that head lice are not an actual health threat. So roll up …

268 MM 8 Ways to Help Your Child Make Friends and Fit In

February 16th, 2014

8:54

For some kids, making friends and finding a social circle is easy, while for others it can be a struggle. Mighty Mommy shares 8 tips you can use to help your child through the lonely periods of fitting in and generating …

266 MM 5 Ways to Survive Your Child's Witching Hour

February 2nd, 2014

7:57

Regardless of what you call it, there seems to be a crazed time of the day, usually between 4pm and 6pm, when most babies and children fall apart. Whether you’re a working or stay-at-home parent, Mighty Mommy's 5 tips …

262 MM How to Incorporate Science Lessons into Family Life

January 5th, 2014

7:59

Mighty Mommy welcomes Ask Science to learn creative ways to incorporate science lessons into your everyday family life (no test tubes, lab coats, or eye goggles required!)

302 MM 4 Ways to Handle Teenage Defiance and Rebellion

January 2nd, 2014

13:09

Back talk, eye-rolling, disrespect - if you live with a teenager, these are probably very familiar experiences. But they don't have to be. Savvy …

261 MM Were You a Good Paret This Year?

December 22nd, 2013

9:35

New Year’s is an excellent time to set resolutions for the year ahead and to reflect on this past year of parenting. Besides reminiscing about the …

258 MM 8 Ways to Lighten Your Parenting Load

December 2nd, 2013

7:51

Raising kids is supposed to enrich our lives, yet parents today are so overwhelmed that they hardly ever remember to stop and smell the roses. …

257 MM 11 Ways to Raise Grateful Kids

November 24th, 2013

9:57

Mighty Mommy shares 11 ways to instill a mindset of gratitude in your children and make it your family’s way of life.

256 MM Helping a Child Deal with Death

November 18th, 2013

8:23

Mighty Mommy Shares 8 tips to keep in mind when explaining death to your child as well as ways to help them grieve at their own pace.

255 MM 10 Ways to Prepare Your Child for a Move

November 10th, 2013

8:40

Changing homes, schools, and friends can be very stressful for children. That's why Mighty Mommy has come up with 10 tips on how to make this …

254 MM Coping With Your Child’s Bedwetting

November 3rd, 2013

9:21

Mighty Mommy has 7 tips on how you and your child can cope with the unpleasant, sometimes humilating problem of bedwetting

252 MM 10 Ways to Become a More Organized Parent

October 20th, 2013

9:54

Today’s parents are juggling more activities, obligations, work commitments, and family matters than ever before. Check out Mighty Mommy has 10 ways to become a more organized parent and increase the harmony in your …

251 MM How to Prepare Your Family for a Disaster

October 13th, 2013

8:39

Natural disasters can happen at any time, anywhere, sometimes without any warning at all. Follow Mighty Mommy's 7 tips to help your family stay one …

250 MM Get to Know Your Teen’s Friends

October 6th, 2013

7:25

One of the best ways that you can positively influence your teenagers' friendships is to stay involved. Mighty Mommy has 5 tips on how parents can …

249 MM 7 Tips to Prepare Your Senior for the College Application Process

September 30th, 2013

6:42

Mighty Mommy has been through the college application process 3 times. The excitement, the stress, the waiting - it can all be overwhelming. That's …

248 MM Building a Strong Parent-Teacher Relationship

September 19th, 2013

8:21

Mighty Mommy Shares 6 tips on how to build a great relationship with your child's teacher to make school the best experience possible.

247 MM How to Build Strong Relationships Between Kids and Grandparents

September 15th, 2013

7:19

Mighty Mommy shares 5 important tips on how to strengthen the relationship between your kids and their grandparents (and give you a little more free time in the process!).

246 MM 5 Ways to Say "Yes" to Your Kids

September 8th, 2013

7:50

Mighty Mommy has 5 ways you can become a “yes” parents without becoming a pushover

245 MM Save Money on Back-to-School Shopping

August 12th, 2013

8:28

With 8 kids, Mighty Mommy knows how expensive and time consuming back-to-school shopping can be. Here are 5 ways to save time, money, and your sanity

243 MM 5 Strategies for Stay-at-Home Parents to Transition Back to Work

August 11th, 2013

7:38

Mighty Mommy shares 5 effective strategies for stay-at-home parents to ease back into the workforce.

242 MM 6 Tips To Transition In To Routines With Your New Baby

July 30th, 2013

11:57

Once you are settled in at home for a few days, new experiences with your baby will begin to take place so today, Mighty Mommy discusses more about what to expect with your baby's feedings, bowel movements, sleep …

241 MM 5 Tips for Bringing Newborn Baby Home (Part 1)

July 24th, 2013

8:48

Mighty Mommy has experienced the bliss and pure craziness of bringing home a newborn 8 times. In Part 1 of this series, she has 5 tips to help you transition from the hospital to home with your newborn baby.

240 MM 6 Strategies to Strengthen Single Parent Families

July 17th, 2013

7:24

Whether you’re a single parent by choice, by circumstance, or even after years of having your marriage or a partnership dissolve, there’s no question …

239 MM Encouraging “Just Right” Standards for Your Kids

July 12th, 2013

8:56

When parents' expectations for their kids are set at the right level, kids do very well in life. Mighty Mommy has 6 tools for setting reasonable …

238 MM 5 Ways to Speak Positively to Children

July 8th, 2013

6:47

Kids cause plenty of frustrating parenting moments. And when handled negatively, they can damage kids’ self-esteem. Mighty Mommy has 5 ways parents can put a positive spin on negative situations.

237 MM 10 Sun Safety Tips For Families

July 1st, 2013

10:49

Summer is a time for relaxing and enjoying the warm rays of sunshine, but without proper protection. Mighty Mommy has 10 tips to keep your family safe in the sun.

236 MM 6 Tips to Transition Kids from School to Summer

June 24th, 2013

7:40

Though we welcome the lazy days of summer, Mighty Mommy has 6 tips to transition from school mode into a relaxed summer atmosphere without losing the …

235 MM How to Be a Better Father

June 17th, 2013

8:44

Fathers play an extremely important role in the lives of their kids. Mighty Mommy shares 6 tips to help dads impact their kids' lives in a more …

191 MM Fun Ways to Keep Your Kids Active

June 10th, 2013

7:32

Is your child a couch potato? Mighty Mommy and Get-Fit Guy have expert tips on getting your kids moving (all while having fun).

234 MM 6 Ways To Encourage Good Sportsmanship

June 3rd, 2013

7:19

If your kids play sports, chances are you've witnessed some deplorable behavior by the opposing teammates, your own kids, or worse, the parents or coaches! Mighty Mommy has 6 ways to encourage good sportsmanship for …

233 MM 5 Ways to Cope With Secondary Infertility

May 27th, 2013

8:25

Struggling to get pregnant for a second time after having an easy time conceiving your first baby is painful and confusing. Mighty Mommy has 5 tips …

232 MM Dog Trainer Answers Mighty Mommy's Kids' Candid Dog Questions

May 20th, 2013

9:11

Dogs are important members of the family. The Dog Trainer answers kids' candid and hilarious questions about dogs.

231 MM 10 Ways to Handle Difficult Days

May 13th, 2013

7:49

Motherhood is amazing, but it's also frustrating, exhausting, overwhelming and sometimes boring as well. Mighty Mommy has 10 inspired ideas to try when parenting tensions start to mount.

230 MM Mighty Mommy and Nicholas Day Discuss Amazing Infants

May 6th, 2013

10:32

Babies are fascinating creatures who constantly keep us guessing. Thanks to author Nicholas Day's book, Baby Meets World, we get an up close look at …

229 MM 5 Ways to Empower Your Child Against Cyberbullying

April 29th, 2013

7:14

Today's digital age delivers dozens of benefits to our kids, but it also provides easy access to 24/7 communication. Mighty Mommy has 5 ways to …

228 MM Kids and Electronics (Part 1)

April 22nd, 2013

6:09

Today's kids are very savvy when it comes to the world of electronics. Special guest Tech Talker gives parents guidelines on which gadgets to buy for kids.

227 MM 5 Ways to Support Families Raising an Autistic Child

April 15th, 2013

9:00

April is National Autism Awareness Month. Chances are you know at least one family raising an autistic child. Mighty Mommy shares 5 ways you can connect with and support families living with autism.

226 MM Join the Get-Fit Guy/Mighty Mommy Belly Burn Project!

April 8th, 2013

11:21

Struggling with your post-baby body? Join the Mighty Mommy Belly Burn Project for the best fat-burning workouts and expert advice from Get-Fit Guy.

225 MM 6 Ways to Spring Clean Your Parenting Life

April 1st, 2013

7:15

Feeling stuck or uninspired lately? Spring is the perfect time to freshen up your parenting skills with Mighty Mommy.

224 MM How to Teach Your Kids About Money

March 25th, 2013

8:45

Fun, easy ways to make your child a financial genius. Use these easy tips and tools to teach kids about money.

223 MM 6 Ideas for a Parenting Bucket List

March 18th, 2013

6:22

In the blink of an eye, our kids are grown and ready to venture into the world on their own. Mighty Mommy has 6 ideas for a Parenting Bucket List of things you can do with your children before they leave the nest.

222 MM 10 Ways to Beat the Winter Blahs

March 11th, 2013

6:55

Don't let the gray, drab days of winter get you down. Mighty Mommy has 10 ways to get you inspired and beat the winter blahs.

221 MM 8 Ways to Create a Fulfilling Life with Your Special Needs Child (Part 2)

February 25th, 2013

8:40

Just because your child has received a special needs diagnosis doesn't mean you, your child, and your family can't have a gratifying life. Mighty Mommy has 8 ways to find balance and enjoy your life with your child.

220 MM 8 Ways to Create a Fulfilling Life with Your Special Needs Child (Part 1)

February 18th, 2013

7:19

Just because your child has received a special needs diagnosis doesn't mean you, your child, and your family can't have a gratifying life. Mighty Mommy has 8 ways to find balance and enjoy your life with your child.

219 MM Individual Education Plan for Your Special Needs Child

February 11th, 2013

8:36

Most special needs children have an IEP (Individual Education Plan) through the Special Education Department of his/her school. Mighty Mommy has 5 …

218 MM 5 Ways to Cope After Your Child Receives a Special Needs Diagnosis

February 4th, 2013

8:52

It is devastating to receive the news that your child has special needs, but it doesn't have to mean you and your child can't have an amazing life! …

217 MM What if You Suspect a Developmental Delay?

January 28th, 2013

10:38

Mighty Mommy has 5 steps to take if you suspect your child isn't reaching developmental milestones.

216 MM Five Fun Ways to Encourage Kids to Volunteer

January 21st, 2013

9:14

Volunteering offers numerous benefits to those involved, but can be a life-changing experience for kids and teens when it is a part of their …

215 MM 5 Ways to Maintain Friendships During Motherhood

January 14th, 2013

6:14

Motherhood is amazing, but it can also be isolating as well. Mighty Mommy has 5 tips to stay connected with your friends, which will improve your …

214 MM 9 Ways to Become Coupon Savvy

January 7th, 2013

8:53

You don't have to be an extreme couponer to save money on your grocery bill each week. Mighty Mommy has 9 tips for easy couponing.

213 MM 10 Fresh Parenting Resolutions for the New Year

December 31st, 2012

8:39

How would you like to start the New Year off with some fresh and creative Parenting Ideas? Mighty Mommy has 10 unique ways to celebrate parenting in …

212 - 10 Ways to Teach Kids About Diversity

December 24th, 2012

8:38

Have your kids ever wondered why people look different, or talk with an accent, or celebrate different holidays? Mighty Mommy has 10 tips for …

211 MM 5 Tips to Help Kids Handle Disappointment

December 17th, 2012

8:11

When your child faces disappointment, it's normal to share in their pain. Mighty Mommy has 5 tips to assist your child in coping with life's disappointments now and in the future.

209 MM 5 Ways to Stop Sibling Squabbles

December 3rd, 2012

7:20

Tired of the constant bickering and fighting amongst your children? Mighty Mommy has 5 ways to squash those sibling squabbles.

208 MM 6 Ways to Create Family Traditions

November 26th, 2012

7:56

Family traditions create special moments to remember all year round. Mighty Mommy has 6 ways to incorporate fun traditions into your family life.

207 MM 12 Ways to Balance Motherhood, Work, and Life (Part 2)

November 19th, 2012

5:39

Juggling a career, kids, and a home life can be overwhelming and seem impossible, but when you follow Mighty Mommy's 12 practical tips you can put …

206 MM 12 Ways to Balance Motherhood, Work, and Life (Part 1)

November 12th, 2012

8:42

Juggling a career, kids, and a home life can be overwhelming. But when you follow Mighty Mommy's 12 practical tips, you can put yourself in the …

203 MM Frightfully Fun Ways to Celebrate Halloween

October 22nd, 2012

8:21

Halloween doesn't have to be all about candy and costumes. Mighty Mommy has some creative and frightfully fun ways to celebrate Halloween.

199 MM Five Ways to Keep Parenthood Exciting

September 24th, 2012

6:57

While parenting is wonderful, it can also be very mundane. Thankfully, Mighty Mommy has 5 ways to keep it exciting.

198 MM 7 Ways to Build Your Teen's Self-Esteem

September 17th, 2012

6:53

Do you have a teen who lacks self-confidence and rarely feels good about themselves? The teen years bring on a lot of change and uncertainty, but Mighty Mommy has 7 ways to help you build your teen's self esteem.

197 MM 8 Best Kept Motherhood Secrets

September 10th, 2012

7:38

Motherhood is surprising, challenging, and amazing. Mighty Mommy shares the 8 secrets of what being a mother really entails.

196 MM Six Tips on How to Talk to Your Kids About Sex

September 3rd, 2012

7:56

Has your child ever asked you where babies come from? Mighty Mommy has 6 expert strategies to decide when to have "the talk" with your kids and how to use teachable moments to avoid the awkwardness.

195 MM Transitioning from Summer Mode to Back-to-School

August 27th, 2012

7:10

Have your children been laid back all summer and lacked the structure you keep during the school year? Mighty Mommy has 8 expert strategies to help …

194 MM 7 Ways to Keep Your Child's Brain Sharp

August 20th, 2012

8:02

Does your child seem to be mindlessly plugged into electronics for most of the time? Is he/she often in a fog? Mighty Mommy has 7 expert tips to engage your child and help keep their brain sharp.

193 MM 5 Ways to Help Your Toddler Stop Throwing Food

August 13th, 2012

6:11

The new Mighty Mommy has 5 expert tips on how to teach your toddler not to throw food at mealtimes.

192 MM 5 Ways to Survive Your Baby's Colic

August 6th, 2012

6:55

Does your baby have uncontrollable fits of crying? Mighty Mommy has 5 expert tips on how to survive if you have a cranky baby or an infant who has …

189 MM How to Enjoy Summer Vacation Without Losing Your Mind, Part 2

July 16th, 2012

6:04

The new Mighty Mommy has 5 more expert tips on how to enjoy summer vacation with your kids without losing your sanity.

188 MM How to Enjoy Summer Vacation Without Losing Your Mind, Part 1

July 9th, 2012

5:31

The new Mighty Mommy has 5 expert tips on how to enjoy summer vacation with your kids, while keeping your sanity.

187 MM Cheap and Easy Birthday Party Ideas

July 2nd, 2012

9:01

The new Mighty Mommy has expert tips on how to throw a great birthday bash for your child without going broke.

186 MM 5 Ways to Change Bratty Behavior

June 25th, 2012

6:55

Does your child act like a pill? Mighty Mommy has 5 expert tips on helping turn bad behavior into something positive.

185 MM 6 Ways to Help Kids Conquer Worry

June 18th, 2012

6:51

Is your child a worrywart? Mighty Mommy has 6 expert tips on helping your child work through and conquer worries.

184 MM 6 Ways to Improve Family Communication

June 11th, 2012

7:36

In our busy lives, getting your whole family to connect is a challenge. The new Mighty Mommy has 6 ways to keep everyone on the same page.

183 MM How to Keep Your Relationship Strong, Even After Kids

June 4th, 2012

6:44

The new Mighty Mommy has 9 ways to keep you and your spouse connected, even when kids turn life upside down.

181 MM 5 Ways That Selfish Parenting Can Benefit Your Family

May 21st, 2012

8:13

The new Mighty Mommy has expert tips on ways to adjust your "kid first" mentality so you can become a better parent

180 MM 35 Tips to Celebrate Mother's Day All Year Long

May 14th, 2012

6:51

The new Mighty Mommy has 35 easy tips on how to make each and every day your Mother's Day

176 MM Breaking the Rules of Parenting

January 22nd, 2011

3:32

Which parenting rules should be broken? It's impossible to be a perfect parent and breaking some of those parenting rules is impossible to avoid. …

175 MM The Overwhelming Truth

January 8th, 2011

3:56

Ideas for dealing with being overwhelmed as a parent.

174 MM The Importance of Schedules.

December 18th, 2010

4:25

I still believe schedules are important, but sometimes too much is too much. Get tips on what to do if your family is overscheduled.

173 MM Santa Claus vs. The Tween

December 4th, 2010

3:38

Answering questions about Santa Claus.

081 MM Behold the Power of Choice (repeat of 9-12-08)

November 6th, 2010

5:05

Help yourself by empowering your children to make some choices on their own. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

171 MM Parent-Teacher Conferences

October 23rd, 2010

5:03

Tips for Scheduling and Attending Parent-Teacher Conferences.

169 MM Tips for Teaching Children to Be Grateful

September 25th, 2010

4:51

Tips for teaching your children to be grateful.

168 MM Tips for Allowances

September 11th, 2010

4:50

Learn whether or not you should give kids an allowance and get tips for giving monetary allowances to kids so you do it the right way.

167 MM Tips for Moving to the Big Kid Bed

August 28th, 2010

4:39

Tips for transitioning your child to a bigger bed.

166 MM Tips Volunteering at School

August 14th, 2010

4:32

Tips Volunteering at Your Child's School.

165 MM Tips For How to Deal With Lost Toys

July 31st, 2010

4:25

Tips for how to deal with lost toys. Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

164 MM Tips for How to Deal With Swearing Children.

July 17th, 2010

4:32

Learn tips on how to get kids to stop swearing and find out what you should do when your kids swear and how exactly you can get them to stop. Help us …

163 MM Tips for Making Time for Family

July 10th, 2010

4:21

Tips for encouraging family time and togetherness. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

025 MM Party Time! (repeat of 7-27-07)

July 2nd, 2010

6:02

Tips for Planning Birthday Parties. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes.

162 MM Tips for Handing Using PositiveLanguage in Discipline

June 26th, 2010

3:19

It's time for us to restructure our language again to focus on those positive words. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

161 MM Battling the "I'm Bored" Blues

June 19th, 2010

3:55

Tips for handing children who are constantly saying, "I'm bored." Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

160 MM Technology and Limitations

June 12th, 2010

4:44

Tips for Allowing Kids to use Technology Properly. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

159 MM Father's Day

June 5th, 2010

4:13

Tips gifts and crafts for father's Day. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

158 MM Retaining School Skills

May 29th, 2010

5:02

Tips for continuing education at home during summer break. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

156 MM Summer Vacation

May 15th, 2010

4:47

Tips for taking the kids on vacation. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

155 MM Swimming Pool Safety

May 8th, 2010

4:29

Tips for keeping children safe in and around swimming pools. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

154 MM Teaching Your Kids Patience

April 24th, 2010

4:11

Tips for teaching your children to be patient with one another. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

153 MM Great Questions that Might Make You Giggle

April 3rd, 2010

4:31

Parenting is fun! Here are some answers to various cute or funny questions I've been asked. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

152 MM Great Activities for Your Kids

March 27th, 2010

4:01

There are many opportunities for family adventures. Find out what opportunities are in your area for family-friendly fun. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

151 MM Enough With the Candy!

March 13th, 2010

5:06

Holidays, celebrations, and everyday fun seem to present more junk food options for children. Learn how to decrease the amount of unhealthy foods …

150 MM Choosing Your Battles

February 27th, 2010

5:10

Parents and kids both have stress in their lives. Choosing which battles are worth fighting will help to relieve some of those stressors and focus on the really important things. Like what you hear? Help us out by …

149 MM When One Parent is Away

February 13th, 2010

4:34

Tips for parenting when one parent is away. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

148 MM Doctors and Shots

January 30th, 2010

4:47

Tips for taking your child to the doctor for shots. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

147 MM Parenting Styles

January 23rd, 2010

5:20

Learn to respect and appreciate differing parenting styles. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

146 MM Sucking Prevention

January 16th, 2010

4:46

Learn how to prevent your child from thumb sucking. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

145 MM Returning to the Workplace

January 9th, 2010

4:02

Tips for adjusting to working outside the home. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

144 MM Holiday Decoration Safety

January 2nd, 2010

4:23

Tips for safe decorating over the holidays. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

143 MM Family Portraits

December 26th, 2009

4:56

Tips to help getting family photos less of a hassle and more of a success. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

142 MM Toddlers Come to Town

December 12th, 2009

4:30

Tips for preparing for visits from family or friends with toddlers. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

141 MM New Holiday Traditions

December 5th, 2009

6:42

Tips for creating your own holiday traditions. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

140 MM School Parking Lot Safety

November 28th, 2009

4:15

Tips for maneuvering safely through the school parking lot. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

139 MM Moving to a New Home

November 21st, 2009

4:00

Tips for helping your child adjust when moving to a new home. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

138 MM Dealing with or Preventing the Sore Loser

November 14th, 2009

5:14

Tips for helping your child be a gracious winner or loser. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

137 MM Fighting the Flu Season

November 7th, 2009

5:26

Preventitive measures you can take against the seasonal flu. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

136 MM Finding the Perfect Stroller

October 31st, 2009

4:26

Tips on how to find the perfect stroller. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

087 MM Halloween II The Fun Continues

October 24th, 2009

4:47

Tips for a safe and fun Halloween. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

135 MM Thrifty, Easy, and Yummy Packed Lunches

October 17th, 2009

5:00

Learn why advanced planning can make all the difference. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

134 MM Safety Proof Your Bathroom

October 10th, 2009

4:49

Tips to safety proof your bathroom. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

133 MM Kids and Board Games

October 3rd, 2009

3:46

Learn why kids love board games so much. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

132 MM Working Vs. Staying Home

September 26th, 2009

3:49

Should You Be a Stay at Home Mom or a Working Mom? Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

131 MM Racial Differences

September 19th, 2009

4:16

How to handle kids who point out racial differences. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

130 MM Hitting

September 12th, 2009

4:40

Tips to teach children that hitting is wrong. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

129 MM Nap Time Woes

September 5th, 2009

5:14

Tips for naptime battles with your children. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

128 MM Tidy Me, Tidy You, Tidy See, Tidy Do

August 29th, 2009

4:10

How to get your kids to clean up. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

127 MM Return to School

August 22nd, 2009

5:20

Tips for dealing with the start of a new school year. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

126 MM Back to School

August 15th, 2009

5:26

Tips for back to school preparations. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

125 MM You Say No and I Say Whoa

August 8th, 2009

5:33

Tips for dealing with your child's defiance. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

124 MM Breastfeeding in Public

August 1st, 2009

5:36

Should you breastfeed in public? Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

123 MM Parenting Community Websites

July 25th, 2009

5:00

Fun and helpful parenting websites. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

122 MM Hug Your Kids Day

July 18th, 2009

5:36

Learn how to hug your kids. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

121 MM Hair Washing Tips

July 11th, 2009

3:19

How to help your child enjoy hair washing. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

120 MM Equal Time for Kids

July 4th, 2009

4:47

How to split your time between your children. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

119 MM Organic Gardening

June 27th, 2009

4:45

How to Plant an Organic Garden. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

118 MM Hard to Say "I'm Sorry"

June 19th, 2009

4:44

Tips for dealing with unapologetic kids. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes.

117 MM Summer Retention

June 5th, 2009

5:05

Tips for for keeping your kids' school skills sharp all summer long. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes.

116 MM Why Is My Kid So Hungry?

May 29th, 2009

4:36

Tips for parents of hungry kids. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes.

115 MM Internet Security

May 22nd, 2009

4:42

Tips for keeping your kids safe on the internet. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes.

114 MM Oh, The Whining!

May 15th, 2009

5:18

Tips for dealing with whiny kids. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes.

113 MM Calm Under Pressure

May 8th, 2009

5:06

Tips for how to stay calm in an urgent situation. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes.

112 MM Home Alone

May 1st, 2009

3:44

Tips for how to determine when your child can stay home alone. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes.

111 MM Mother's Day is for Mom

April 24th, 2009

5:46

Tips for how to give Mom the best Mother's Day ever. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes.

110 MM Sick Kids, Healthy Parents

April 17th, 2009

3:28

Learn about dealing with the challenges of contagious children. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes.

109 MM Public Behavior

April 10th, 2009

3:49

Tips for handling your misbehaving children in public. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes.

108 MM Grandparents Want to Help

April 3rd, 2009

3:56

Helpful tips for helpful grandparents. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes.

107 MM Let's Write Together

March 27th, 2009

4:30

Learn about helping your child get a jump start on learning numbers and letters. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes.

106 MM Disciplining Other People's Kids

March 20th, 2009

4:36

When is it OK to discipline other people's kids? Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes.

105 MM Motivation

March 13th, 2009

5:00

What are some ideas for motivating your kids? Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes.

104 MM Whistling Pixies

March 6th, 2009

3:37

Tips for dealing with little annoyances. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes.

103 MM Whoa, Whoa, Whoa, Feelings

February 27th, 2009

4:51

How you should validate your kids' feelings. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes.

102 MM When Good Friends Make Bad Choices

February 20th, 2009

4:33

How to help your kids deal with bad influences. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes.

004 MM Come Out and Play!

February 13th, 2009

4:24

Tips for safe and fun play dates. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes.

101 MM Me Me Me Me Me

February 7th, 2009

4:02

Learn how to make some time for yourself. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

100 MM Top 3

January 31st, 2009

4:20

Top 3 Practical Parenting Tips. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

099 MM Out of Control

January 24th, 2009

3:45

Is it ok that your kids are out of control? Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

098 MM Fraidy Kids

January 17th, 2009

3:25

Tips for dealing with kids' fears. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

097 MM Active Potty Training

January 10th, 2009

4:21

Tips for crossing the bridge to potty training. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

096 MM Parent Manners

January 3rd, 2009

5:55

Sometimes it's not just about teaching manners. Many times it's about managing the kids. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

095 MM Battling Boredom

December 27th, 2008

4:26

Tips to help battle boredom. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

094 MM Santa's Financial Woes

December 20th, 2008

5:17

Tips to help parents keep the holidays happy in a struggling economy. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

093 MM Don't Use Up the Babysitter

December 13th, 2008

3:32

How to keep your babysitter happy and available. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

092 MM I'd Like to Share This with You

December 6th, 2008

4:08

Tips to encourage sharing among your kids. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

003 I Want It My Way!

November 29th, 2008

3:26

Learn tips on how to deal with temper tantrums. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

091 MM Take it Outside

November 22nd, 2008

3:00

Tips to encourage outdoor activities. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

090 MM The End of the Family Bed

November 15th, 2008

4:21

Tips for getting your children out of your bed. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

089 MM Take a Bite out of Childhood

November 8th, 2008

4:17

Tips for dealing with a child who bites. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

088 MM There's a Bathroom on the Right

November 1st, 2008

3:16

Tips for taking your child in a public restroom. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

086 MM Does Any Toddler Really Know What Time it Is?

October 18th, 2008

4:34

Tips for helping toddlers understand the concept of time. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

085 MM So You Had a Bad Day

October 11th, 2008

4:53

Tips for dealing with days when you wake up angry. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

084 MM Sign of the Times

October 4th, 2008

4:46

Tips to communicate with your child through American Sign Language. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

083 MM The Healing Parent

September 27th, 2008

3:44

Tips for families coping with recovery. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

082 MM Homework Hassles

September 20th, 2008

3:50

Tips to encourage your children to do their homework. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

080 MM Learning and Loving Through Music

September 6th, 2008

4:36

Use lullabies to soothe your baby to sleep, or choose some danceable tunes to get little bodies moving and exercising their muscles. Like what you …

079 MM The Family that Games Together Learns Together

August 30th, 2008

7:11

Learn to find education and fun in video games. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

078 MM Sharing the Caring

August 23rd, 2008

5:09

Tips on how to parent together. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

077 MM It's Easy Being Green

August 16th, 2008

4:01

Simple green ideas for summer. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

076 MM Work Mommy Work

August 2nd, 2008

4:34

Tips for balancing work and parenting. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

075 MM Presentless Parties

July 26th, 2008

4:23

How to throw a party without any presents. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

074 MM Raising Open-Minded Kids

July 19th, 2008

3:32

Tips for encouraging your children to be open-minded individuals. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

073 MM Save Your Voice and Your Sanity

July 12th, 2008

4:23

Learn why yelling at your kids doesn't work. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

072 MM A Tale of Two Toy Boxes

July 5th, 2008

5:03

Tips for toy collectors. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

071 MM Are We There Yet?

June 28th, 2008

3:51

Tips for a less-stressful family vacation. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

070 MM Mommy's Surfing the Web

June 21st, 2008

5:01

Get some websites for moms. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

069 MM We're All in This Together

June 14th, 2008

4:01

Tips for getting along with other parents. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

068 MM Loss of a Pet

June 7th, 2008

4:48

Learn how to help children with the loss of a pet. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

067 MM Positive Power

May 31st, 2008

4:51

Tips for using positive words with children. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

066 MM Flying the Child-Friendly Skies

May 24th, 2008

6:00

Tips for flying with kids. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

065 MM We're All Special in our Own Way

May 17th, 2008

5:02

Tips to help you discover if your child has special needs. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

064 MM Taming the Tangles

May 10th, 2008

6:57

Tips to help you care for your child's hair. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

063 MM The Mommy Meltdown

May 3rd, 2008

6:17

What moms can do when chaos or anger tries to take over. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

062 MM Fun With Food

April 26th, 2008

4:50

Tips for feeding fussy eaters. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

061 MM But, He's Always Good at Home...

April 19th, 2008

6:39

Learn what to do when children are aggressive away from home. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

060 MM Helping the Medicine Go Down

April 12th, 2008

4:53

Tips for giving medicine to sick children. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

059 MM A Relative Annoyance

April 5th, 2008

5:03

Tips for dealing with uncooperative family members. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

058 MM Spoiler Alert

March 29th, 2008

4:01

Can you really spoil your kids? Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

057 MM Total Recall

March 22nd, 2008

3:47

Tips to help locate recall information and safety standards. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

056 MM Fun and Sillies

March 8th, 2008

4:47

Let kids be kids and have some fun while you're at it! Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

055 MM Little Bad Habits

March 1st, 2008

3:29

Nail-biting and other bad habits. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

053 MM Scheduling is Good. Over-scheduling, Not So Much

February 16th, 2008

6:02

Tips for making better decisions about scheduling children's activities. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

052 MM Sleep, Little Toddler, Sleep

February 9th, 2008

4:34

How do make your child want to go to bed? Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

051 MM But, Moms Don't Get Sick

February 2nd, 2008

7:13

What do you do when you need to take care of the kids, but you are sick? Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

050 MM Please Don't Go

January 26th, 2008

5:56

Tips for coping with separation anxiety. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

049 MM Little Helpers

January 19th, 2008

6:30

Tips for occupying kids so you can get stuff done. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

048 MM Stranger Danger

January 12th, 2008

5:23

Tips for talking to your kids about strangers. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

047 MM Yes, Listeners, There is a Santa Claus

January 5th, 2008

3:48

Answering the "Mommy, Are you Santa" question. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

045 MM Miniature Manners

December 15th, 2007

3:43

Tips for encouraging good manners. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

044 MM Babysitters are Listening Too

December 8th, 2007

6:05

This week I'll be talking to all of you babysitters out there. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

043 MM Little Kids and Big Screens

December 1st, 2007

8:08

Tips for Taking Your Kids to the Movies. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

042 MM Stumped About Cords

November 24th, 2007

4:10

Umbilical Cord Care. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

041 MM Sibling Rivalry?

November 17th, 2007

4:56

Tips about dealig with sibling rivalry. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

040 MM Why Babies Cry

November 10th, 2007

6:26

Tips for communicating with your newborn. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

039 MM Brushing Teeth

November 3rd, 2007

4:56

How to convince a toddler to brush his teeth. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

038 MM Selective Hearing

October 27th, 2007

5:56

Tips for encouraging your child to listen. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

037 MM Haunting Holiday Fun

October 20th, 2007

5:46

Tips to have even more fun during Halloween. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!

036 MM Haunting Holiday Hints

October 13th, 2007

5:16

Halloween safety tips. Help us out by writing a review at iTunes.

035 MM Kid Free Vacation

October 6th, 2007

5:37

Tips for vacationing without the kids. Help us out by writing a review at iTunes.

034 MM Car Seat Safety

September 29th, 2007

5:43

Tips to help keep your kids happy and safe in their car seats. Help us out by writing a review at iTunes.

033 MM Dreading the Doctor.

September 22nd, 2007

5:42

Tips for handling a child's fear of doctors. Help us out by writing a review at iTunes.

032 MM What's in a Letter?

September 15th, 2007

5:57

Tips for encouraging early literacy. Help us out by writing a review at iTunes.

031 MM Kitchen Safety

September 8th, 2007

6:32

Tips for baby proofing the kitchen. Help us out by writing a review at iTunes.

030 MM Video Game Tips for Parents

September 1st, 2007

5:50

Video games are for kids. Help us out by writing a review at iTunes.

029 MM Kids and Pets

August 25th, 2007

6:00

Tips for choosing a new family pet. Help us out by writing a review at iTunes.

028 MM Starting School

August 18th, 2007

5:39

Tips for the first days of school. Help us out by writing a review at iTunes.

027 MM Get Moving

August 10th, 2007

4:56

Tips to encourage daily exercise for the whole family. Help us out by writing a review at iTunes.

026 MM These Are a Few of My Favorite Things

August 3rd, 2007

6:26

Items you can live without, but why would you want to? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes.

024 MM It's Always Time to Read

July 21st, 2007

4:46

Tips to encourage reading with your child. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes.

023 MM Weaning Woes

July 13th, 2007

5:08

Tips for weaning breast-fed babies. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes.

022 MM That's a Mouthful!

July 6th, 2007

4:48

Tips for taking the pain out of teething. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes.

021 MM Tips for Stress Free Shopping With Kids

June 29th, 2007

5:32

Tips for taking the Kids to the Grocery store. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes.

020 MM Fun in, or out of, the sun

June 22nd, 2007

5:17

Tips for planning fun summer activities. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes.

019 MM Dealing With an Aggressive Child

June 15th, 2007

5:55

How to deal with an aggressive child. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes.

018 MM Bringing Home Baby

June 8th, 2007

6:00

Tips for introducing a new sibling. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes.

017 MM Pool Safety

June 2nd, 2007

4:38

Tips for keeping your children safe around swimming pools. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes.

016 MM Moving to the Big Bed

May 25th, 2007

4:40

Tips for transitioning your child from crib to bed. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes.

015 MM Children Who Lie

May 18th, 2007

5:08

Tips for setting things straight. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes.

014 MM Bathing Your Baby

May 11th, 2007

4:32

Tips for bathing a newborn baby. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes.

013 MM Introduction to Potty Training

May 4th, 2007

3:40

Tips for potty training introduction. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes.

012 MM Potty Training Readiness

April 27th, 2007

4:41

Tips for potty training readiness. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes.

011 MM Adventures in Babysitting

April 21st, 2007

4:59

Tips for hiring a babysitter. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes.

010 MM Eat Your Vegetables

April 13th, 2007

4:19

Tips for healthy eating. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes.

009 MM Playing It Safe

April 6th, 2007

4:18

Tips for playground safety. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes.

008 MM Sleep Baby Sleep

March 30th, 2007

5:41

Tips for working through sleep issues with your baby. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes.

006 MM Choosing a Pediatrician

March 16th, 2007

4:43

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