En-Courage-Ing Our Children in Crisis

In this episode, I sat down with Dr. Renae Reinardy about “En-Courage-ing Our Children in Crisis”. She shared her perspective on how children are handling fear and anxiety as they head back to school. She also discussed valuable strategies for children and parents. You don't want to miss this. (Original Air Date:  Friday, September 10, 2021)

Guest:  Dr. Renee Reinardy, Psychologist & 2019 National Mother of the Year®️/http://www.lakesidecenter.org and http://www.couragecritters.com

Moms Making Money Moves

I talking with J.J. Conway immensely.  Her riveting story about rebuilding her wealth as a single mother following unforeseen life changes will leave you enlightened and inspired.  She uses lessons from her journey as well as expertise gained since then to empower clients to reclaim control of their finances to not just pay the bills but create generational wealth and banish their poverty mindset for good!  Take a listen and let us know what you think! (Original Air Date:  8/13/2021)

Guest:  J.J. Conway, Mother, Financial Planner, Speaker/http://www.jjconway.org

A Mother’s Impact

I thoroughly enjoyed my interview with Dr. Mautra Staley Jones, 2021 National Mother of the Year®️.  We talked about her passion for mothering her own children as well as her tireless service in the community where she sets young people up for success in school and in life. (Original air date: Friday, July 9. 2021)

Guest:  Dr. Mautra Staley Jones, University Administrator, Advocate, and Philanthropist https://www.americanmothers.org/2021-national-mother-of-the-year/

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