Parenting in the Pandemic

In this episode, I sat down with dynamic, mom of 7, author and family strategist.  And did I mention she is the mom of 7 beautiful children she shares with her supportive husband???  Well, I couldn't wait for her to share her tips and strategies for holding things together at home, guiding other families, and taking good care of herself.  (Original Air Date:  September 11, 2020)

Guest: Charlotte Avery, 2020 Virginia Mother of the Year®️, Speaker and Author/http://www.beingcharlotteavery.com

Carol Muleta & Charlotte Avery Talk Mother’s Work

I enjoyed talking with 2020 Virginia Mother of the Year ®️ Charlotte Avery today. We traded places and she asked ME questions about my upcoming book, Mother's Work:  Pearls of Wisdom and Gems from my journey.  She said she liked the conversational style of the book and she heard my voice throughout the book.  That's something I did hope to accomplish.  I wanted to be a friendly voice of encouragement for moms out there carving the path that makes the most sense for their families.  (Original Air Date:  Friday, May 14, 2021)

Guest:  Charlotte Avery, Family Strategist, Author, and Amazing Mom of 7/http://www.beingcharlotteavery.com

 

From Chaos to Connection: Building Communication with Your Kids!

What an amazing conversation I had today with Trevor Romain, author, illustrator, and speaker!   Trevor has published more than 50 books created to help children manage challenging life transitions like divorce, loss, moving, bullying, middle school and so many more.  His passion and regard for children is palpable in this interview.  You cannot help but be moved.  Plus, you don't want to miss his tips for building stronger connections with the children in your life!  Let me know what you think!

Guest:

Trevor Romain, Author, Illustrator, Speaker & Founder of the Trevor Romain Company/http://www.trevorromain.com

ADULTING

Today's show featured Julie Lythcott-Haims, New York Times best-selling author, advocate and parenting expert.  We discussed the challenges young people face as they take on adult responsibilities and create the life they want on their terms.  Ms. Lythcott-Haims has written a powerful new book, Your Turn:  How To Be An Adult which parents should send off with their children as they start off on their own.

Guest:  Julie Lythcott-Haims, Author, Advocate, and Parenting Expert/http://www.julielythcotthaims.com

 

Raising Resilience: Overcoming Adversity and Creating A Life of Purpose

What an inspiring conversation I had with today's guest.  Zaakirah Muhammad is the dynamic founder of Phocused Media Group, a platform that combines photography, digital media, and branding.  A childhood cancer survivor, Zaakirah shared her journey of courage and resilience as told through her powerful memoir, Seeing Life Through A Different Lens which incorporates riveting journal entries from her mother.                   (Original Air Date:  Friday, March 12, 2021)

Guest:  Zaakirah Muhammad, Photographer, Brand Strategist, and Author/http://www.phocusedmediagroup.com and http://www.seelifedifferent.com

 

 

Overcoming Trauma, Part II: Helping Children Cope

Today, I talked with Psychotherapist and Trauma Consultant Beth Tyson.  She is committed to helping children and families process and overcome trauma in healthy ways using productive strategies.  Ms. Tyson shared coping strategies that are applicable in the pandemic we are in as well as other traumatic and stressful circumstances.  (Original Air Date:  Friday, February 12, 2021)

Guest:  Beth Tyson, Psychotherapist, Trauma Consultant, and Author/http://www.bethtyson.com.

Overcoming Trauma: Reclaiming Peace in a Pandemic

Today's interview with Dr. Lorie Hood was truly illuminating.  We examined the traumatic impact of the current pandemic and its layers — fear of COVID 19, loss of social connection, economic distress, and racial injustice.  Dr. Hood shared signs to help us recognize when the effects of trauma require professional attention as well as strategies for responding to stressful situations. (Original Airdate:  Friday, January 8, 2021)

Guest:  Dr. Lorie Hood, Neuropsychologist, Traumatologist, Coach and Speaker/http://www.loriehoodphd.com

 

 

Boss Moms: Finding Wisdom & Wellness in A Pandemic

In this episode, I sat down with two phenomenal women entrepreneurs to talk about how they navigated their businesses and families in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.  We also talked about the impact of recent social unrest fueled by centuries-long racial injustice in our nation.  (Original Air Date:  Friday, January 8, 2021)

Guests:

Kiya Tomlin, Fashion Designer and Apparel Manufacturer/http://www.kiyatomlin.us

Angelica Talan, Lifesyle and Travel Blogger, Content Creator/http://www.angelicainthecity.com

 

 

Conquering College: Getting In and Staying In

This was a great discussion.  Today's guests shared a wealth of wisdom for college students navigating the challenges of campus life and the rigors of higher learning.  Whether your student's a high schooler gearing up for the application process or has already landed on campus, you don't want to miss this! (Original Air Date:  October 13, 2017)

Guests:

Dr. Kpakpundu Ezeze, President of Future Quest Inc. and Author of Dream College:  How to Help Your Child Get Into the Top Schools/Dream College 

Dr. Wendy Osefo, Noted Political Commentator, Professor, and Founder of the 1954 Project/https://wendyosefo.com/professorospeaks/

 

Mom IS Home: An Amazing Story of Resilience and Victory

In this episode, I spoke with Dr. LaTarsha Holden, 2020 National Mother of the Year®.  She is the mother of 6 and has overcome tremendous obstacles, including homelessness.   Today, she is highly regarded as a speaker and a 12-time author.  Above all, she is a champion for her community, including the homeless.  Her life story is the subject of an upcoming film.  You are sure to be inspired by her story of tenacity and victory and admire her resolve to protect her children in the face of adversity!  (Original air date:  Friday, July 10, 2020)

Guest:  Dr. LaTarsha Holden, advocate, speaker, author/www.genuineexpressions.life