Grab your AMAZING 26 Page Alphabet Freebie Today!

Raising Healthy Kid Brains with Amy Nielson | 5 Ways to Get Kids Excited About Giving

Ep #55: 5 Ways to Get Kids Excited About Giving

Giving is a topic that’s top of mind for most of us as we head into the Holiday season, but it’s a powerful skill that transcends the festivities. We want our kids to be kind and generous people who have the desire to give throughout their lives, and I’ve discovered some interesting research about teaching our kids how to love the act of giving.

Read More »
Raising Healthy Kid Brains with Amy Nielson | Internal Family Systems Therapy for Kids with Bekkilyn Toone

Ep #54: Internal Family Systems Therapy for Kids with Bekkilyn Toone

To walk us through Internal Family Systems therapy and the practice of personifying our parts, I’m speaking to Bekkilyn Toone this week. Bekkilyn, a licensed marriage and family therapist who currently works with children, teenagers, and their families, She’s here to shed some insight on how we can give voice to our parts and model it for our kids too.

Read More »
Raising Healthy Kid Brains with Amy Nielson | Raising Healthy Kid Brains with Amy Nielson | Helping Kids Develop the Habit of Gratitude

Ep #53: Helping Kids Develop the Habit of Gratitude

Gratitude is a game-changing life skill that all of us can start and improve at any point in our lives. Gratitude is a beautiful gift you can give your children right now that will change the way they approach their lives forever, but it all starts with you modeling it for them first because kids learn from what we do more than what we say.

Read More »
Raising Healthy Kid Brains with Amy Nielson | Teaching Your Child to Read: Homeschool Edition

Ep #52: Teaching Your Child to Read: Homeschool Edition

My guest this week is Hillary Ruprecht, a long-time member of our Planning Playtime community. She’s a mom of one who started homeschooling when her daughter was three and a half years old. Hillary felt inadequate and uncertain about her ability to teach her daughter how to read when she found Play to Read, and she’s here to tell us about her journey.

Read More »
Raising Healthy Kid Brains with Amy Nielson | Peaceful Parenting without Punishments or Rewards with Michelle Kenney

Ep #50: Peaceful Parenting without Punishments or Rewards with Michelle Kenney

This week, I’m speaking to M.Ed Certified Parenting Coach, Michelle Kenney. Michelle is a mother of two girls and a former high school teacher and counselor who transitioned into a certified parenting instructor. After years of parenting using consequences, bribes, and gold stars, she completely reshaped the sacred relationship she shares with her daughters, and she credits connected parenting for it.

Read More »
Raising Healthy Kid Brains with Amy Nielson | Autism in Children: The Importance of Early Intervention with Shannon Urquiola

Ep #49: Autism in Children: The Importance of Early Intervention with Shannon Urquiola

Shannon Urquiola is the founder of Not Your Average Autism Mom, a non-profit organization that equips families raising children on the autism spectrum with resources, trainings, coaching, and a sense of community. She got in the special education advocacy space after her own son was diagnosed with autism, and she’s here to shed light on how to make this journey easier if you, too, are navigating parenting a special needs child.

Read More »