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Child Development Episodes

Sept. 2, 2022

Episode 86. Dying Child Teaches Hospital Clown an Important Lesson

Our guest today is Eddy Smits, a former professional clown, who hails from Belgium. He says authentic communication with children would heal society's woes and enable children to grow into adults who could face any challenge and be effective world …

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March 31, 2022

Episode 65. Music Can Increase Your Child’s Intelligence

Do you know that playing a musical instrument is the only thing we do that exercises the entire brain at once? When a child learns to play a musical instrument, the entire brain exercises. Music involves the left, right, front …

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March 24, 2022

Episode 64. The Gift of Play

Play provides the respite and energy that grandparents need for renewal. It is an opportunity for grandparents to recapture their childlike sense of wonder and a time to revel in spontaneous boisterous fun.

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Feb. 10, 2022

Episode 58. Positive Messages are Critical to Raising Healthy Children

Ivy Butler loves to snap photographs. He's done so since his children were little, and he is continuing that tradition with his grandchildren.

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Jan. 6, 2022

Episode 53. The Dad Connection: A Bridge to Your Children

Listen to this single dad talk about his determination to build good relationships with his two sons.

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July 22, 2021

Episode 29. Nana Jill shares tips for hosting a successful Cousins Ca…

Jill Bowler, also known as Nana Jill, has a blog and a newsletter titled Adventures in NanaLand brimming with all things necessary to help grandparents be the best grandparents they can be.

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June 3, 2021

Episode 22. Positive Kids Today: The Hand Hug

PositiveKidsToday.com is a website filled with books, apps, programs and resources developed to support the emotional and mental wellbeing of children.

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May 13, 2021

Episode 19. Yoga for Grandparents and Grandchildren

Claudine DeSola-Krause, who has been practicing yoga for more than 20 years, tells us why she introduced yoga to her parents and her young son, Tatum. Her mother, 82-year-old Raffaella DeSola, who has been practicing yoga for about three years, …

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April 1, 2021

Episode 13. What do you do when your child is melting down?

Emotional Competence is the focus of part one of today’s podcast. Positive discipline is the focus of part two. Each guest is an author, and each guest will give us tips on how to raise well-adjusted human beings.

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