Deciding when to give kids their first cell phone is challenging. Dr. Catherine Pearlman joins Brittany and Heather to discuss all things kids and cell phones, including what age, how to teach etiquette and rules around owning a phone, and how to approach tricky conversations about the dangers of the Internet.
Heather and Brittany are joined by parenting educator, JoAnn Crohn, of No Guilt Mom podcast. JoAnn shares why the secret to getting kids to cooperate is in regulating and understanding emotions. She also shares why she doesn’t associate chores with allowance, and some tips for tackling homework battles.
Melissa Evans, founder of Momeez Choice, joins Heather and Brittany to talk about fostering a new identity after motherhood. They also talk about how a simple, brilliant idea lead Melissa to start a business, and how that pivot affected her family, and her advice for mothers considering taking on a new identity.
As busy moms, cultivating a wardrobe you love is probably pretty low on the to do list. With so many people working from home, years of pandemic, and just general mom life, it’s safe to say everyone’s wardrobe could use a little attention. Cammeo Murray joins Brittany and Heather to talk about how to sort through your existing wardrobe, how to build it into the wardrobe of your dreams, and the benefits of hiring a stylist.
Heather and Brittany talk about the roles they play in their school communities, some misconceptions about getting involved in your PTC (or PTA, PTO, Booster Club, or whatever name your child’s school calls it), and ways to make volunteering accessible if you are a working parent or don’t like being around large groups of kids.
Fostering a positive parent teacher relationship with your child’s teacher can make all the difference in the school year. Heather and Brittany talk to Kelsey of Wife Teacher Mommy about how to start the school year off on the right foot, how to maintain positive communication, and how teachers can work through burnout.