Episode 23: Strategies for Behavioral Change, with Dr. Marcie Beigel

May 24, 2017

Dr. Marcie Beigel is the author of the #1 Bestseller “Love Your Classroom Again.” She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst-Doctorate, and also earned a Doctorate from Teachers College, Columbia University and has a New York State Certification as a Special Education Teacher and Administrator. Over her 20 years of working in behavior, she has helped thousands of families and educators master behavior in the small beings in their care. She is a columnist at New York Parenting and has recently been a guest expert on NBC, Fox, and Pix11.

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Episode 22: What it Means to Raise Healthy Humans, with Mercedes Samudio

May 17, 2017

Mercedes Samudio, LCSW is a parent coach, speaker, and author who helps parents and children communicate with each other, manage emotional trauma, navigate social media and technology together, and develop healthy parent-child relationships. Over the course of her career, she has worked with adoptive families, foster families, teen parents, parents navigating the child protective services system, and children living with mental illness. Mercedes started the #EndParentShaming movement as well as coined the term Shame-Proof Parenting using both to bring awareness to ending parent shame. Mercedes is a leading parenting expert and has an amazing following on social media that allows her to reach the hearts of thousands of parents who feel heard and seen on their parenting journey. She has been featured on The Huffington Post, US News and Report, Woman’s Day, LA Parent Magazine, CBS LA, and Kids In The House. Mercedes seeks to empower parents to believe that they are already great guides for raising healthy and happy children.

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Episode 21: The Importance of Parental Guidance In Navigating Social Media Use, with Lisa McDonough and Lisa Allanson

May 10, 2017

Lisa Allanson and Lisa McDonough each have over twenty years experience in corporate Human Resources Management and Leadership Coaching. They understand what ‘makes people tick’ and have had the opportunity to observe daily, the impact of behavior on productivity and performance at work. Taking everything they know about what it takes to be successful at work, they have turned their attention to the next generation – ‘teens’, helping parents prepare their kids for life and work in the real world.

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Episode 20: Teach Your Kids How to Hold Accountability, with Drew McLellan

May 3, 2017

Drew McLellan has worked in advertising for 25+ years and started his own agency, McLellan Marketing Group in 1995 after a five-year stint at Y&R and still actively runs the agency. He also owns and runs Agency Management Institute (AMI), which serves 250+ agencies small to mid-sized agencies (advertising, digital, marketing, media and PR) every year, so they can increase their AGI, attract better clients and employees, mitigate the risks of being self-employed in such a volatile business and best of all — let the agency owner actually enjoy the perks of agency ownership.

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Mood Food – Feeding Teens for Happy Hormones

May 2, 2017

Adolescence is a stage of significant physical, emotional, intellectual and social growth. To cope with these demands and operate at their best; teens need extra calories, protein, vitamins and minerals. Good nutrition has a huge impact on physical and mental health. Energy highs and lows, stress, anxiety, hormonal mood swings, and concentration can all be impacted […]

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