Parenting can be tough, especially when your kids are misbehaving. Join behavior expert and mother of two, Dr. Heather Maguire, each week as she looks at behavior through the lens of behavioral psychology. If you are struggling with issues like defiance and tantrums in your toddler, or if you just want to learn how to motivate your school-aged child, then this podcast is for you. No more parenting advice based on opinion or popular trend! Prism Parenting teaches practical strategies that actually work.
28:25It’s been two years since the first episodes about ADHD aired on this podcast. At the time Heather’s son, Landon, had just been diagnosed with ADHD. Well a lot changes in two years! In this episode we will give a quick recap on the different types of ADHD, as well as go over non-medication and medication treatment options. We will end with an update on how Landon is doing currently, what treatments have worked for him, and which treatments were less than ideal.
Yoga, Birth, and Babies with Deb Flashenberg
51:44This week Heather interviews Deb Flashenberg. She is the founder of the Prenatal Yoga Center in New York, and she is the host of the Yoga | Birth | Babies podcast. Her mission is to “empower pregnant people to take an active role in their birth so they can emerge feeling heard, seen, understood and supported."
In this family we do hard things
19:28Grit is one of those things best taught through life experience. This week we dive into how to support our kids with the tools they need to work towards their goals, the best way to motivate them when they need an extra push, and the power of modeling determination for them in our own lives.
Still I Run with Sasha Wolff
50:54Why is mental illness still stigmatized, and how can running improve the mental health of parents? This week Sasha answers these questions and shares her personal story about why she started the non-profit Still I Run. She also gives some practical advice to Heather who recently signed up for a half-marathon.
Welcome to Season 3
4:54The fall is upon us and winter is coming! In the upcoming season of the Prism Parenting podcast we will explore topics related to parenting, improving the behavior of our kids, and more through solo episodes and many great interviews. In this introduction, Heather gives a sneak peak about the topics that will be covered this season and also a quick update about her summer. Welcome back!
Parenting While Working From Home- With Shari Medini
53:11It’s been over a year since the start of the pandemic, and a large number of parents continue to work from home. This has both its advantages as well as challenges. This week Shari Medini from Adore Them Parenting shares practical strategies to help parents effectively work from home while still being the supportive parents they desire to be.
Learning to Thrive Post-Divorce with Torrey Commisso
43:22This week licensed therapist Torrey Commisso shares her personal journey of divorce, single-parenting, and remarriage. She provides insight for parents walking through these challenges to help them move from just trying to survive to truly thriving in their new normal.
The Best Way to Improve Communication With Your Children (and Spouse!) - With Amber Trueblood
53:18Every strong relationship has at least one common thread: effective communication. But how do you make that happen in your own home?! This week Amber Trueblood, a licensed marriage and family therapist, shares her wisdom on the best ways to improve family communication.
Back to the Basics: Fighting the Urge to Overreact or Give in When Your Kids Act Out
23:11Often our kids act out to communicate with us. In this episode we will work through the best (and worst) ways to react when our kids act out.
Breaking the Cycle of Anxiety as a Parent: With Dr. Sharyn Kennedy
35:37Many parents are tolerating rather than managing their anxiety, and this can make parenting even more challenging than it already is. This week, Dr. Kennedy gives practical strategies to manage and reduce anxiety as parents.