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Thu, 16 Mar 2017 09:55:29 -0400Do your kids’ birthdays sometimes get TOO BIG? Do they stress you, cost you, and leave you exhausted? If you answered yes, even once, we’re here to help you put the happy back in birthday with parenting expert Betsy Brown Braun.
Thu, 09 Mar 2017 15:23:34 -0500For many of us, we start and end our day in the bathroom, beautifying ourselves of course. So let’s make it a better space - organized, clean, and uncluttered - with Monica Ricci of Catalyst Organizing.
Thu, 02 Mar 2017 15:12:03 -0500Saving money is tough! But - being a better saver can boost your physical wellness, along with your financial well being. The Money Coach makes it really easy with her 5 smart money moves!
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:35:09 -0500Rather than clutter their world with more stuff, sometimes the wisest course for parents is to learn how to get out of their child’s way. Erika Christakis, author of The Importance of Being Little, talks with us about what young children really need MOST from grownups.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 12:04:10 -0500When you text, are you using your manners and building meaningful relationships? Or are you unknowingly sending the wrong message about your personal self and communication skills? Let’s find out how to text (or message) properly with some Netiquette Essentials from Trends Expert, Scott Steinberg.
Thu, 09 Feb 2017 15:24:20 -0500Room by room, Monica has helped us create simple, joyful & powerful lives. Today she shares The Top 3 Organizing Questions she’s asked most so we can all learn from them!
Fri, 03 Feb 2017 13:37:36 -0500Learning from your mistakes is actually one of the best ways to make positive changes with your finances. Let’s educate ourselves with these 4 common financial flubs and practice good money habits with The Money Coach.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:23:11 -0500You can have the best of both worlds - family time and homemade meals on the table - with the help of YOUR FREEZER! Learn how to batch cook with Jessica Fisher, Life as Mom, in as little as an hour a week and stock up your freezer with healthy and budget-friendly foods.
Mon, 19 Dec 2016 13:48:16 -0500The to-do list can make us feel great and accomplished, or it can make us feel disappointed and overwhelmed. Christine Carter, productivity coach, walks us through the steps of turning our long to-do lists into HIGH PERFORMING & EFFECTIVE PRIORITY ACTION tools!
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 10:01:14 -0500Precision. Mix vs scratch. Baking time. Frosting vs icing. Moisture. YIKES - it’s enough to turn you to store-bought. But don’t do that! Instead join The Cake Mix Doctor for tips on baking better cakes.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 13:39:36 -0500Laundry today or naked tomorrow? We have dirty tips from Melissa Maker, founder of Clean My Space, on optimizing this dreaded task and it involves busy schedules, low maintenance routines, and stain-fighting tools!
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 13:09:31 -0400The memories of too-much-to-do holidays are haunting you. Wonder how you can do it differently this year and experience the joy that the merriest time of the year is meant for? Let’s plan a less-stressful holiday with Renee Trudeau, life balance coach!
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 19:56:41 -0400Let health sneak up on you (and your family!) with Missy Chase Lapine, the one and only Sneaky Chef. We discuss quick and easy ways to slip healthy veggie and fruit blends into our everyday meals.
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 14:35:29 -0400Busy times call for convenience foods. But what do we choose? And what do we avoid? The Nutrition Diva shares secrets for healthier foods on the go!
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 10:48:29 -0400Time Management refers to the ability to use one's time productively. And since we ALL just want to get MORE accomplished, Mridu Parikh is going to share some of her best secrets for being a good manager of time.
Fri, 02 Sep 2016 11:00:08 -0400Finding a reliable contractor and managing your next home project can feel overwhelming and stressful. Sandra from BBB®, your trusted resource, is here with the do’s, don’t and other tips for getting the job done efficiently and properly.
Wed, 13 Jul 2016 21:39:31 -0400Delve into more hot-button issues, from safety versus risk to being full-time entertainment centers, with renegade parent Heather Shumaker. In this case breaking all the rules leads to fewer pressures, respectful parenting, and raising confident, compassionate and creative kids!
Thu, 28 Jan 2016 20:45:35 -0500College costs! A heap of debt! Test scores! Whoa, is your head spinning? Now, think about this: scholarships, positive net worth, graduating on a fast track, free money! Those things are reality, and here to explain is the MoneySmart Family who made Debt-Free college a reality for their children.
Wed, 18 Nov 2015 16:32:39 -0500Katie Workman, The Mom 100, solves dinner dilemmas by adapting recipes, kitchen tricks, and her Fork in the Road solutions. We discuss her best weeknight cookbook so everyone in the family is happy!
Tue, 03 Nov 2015 12:08:04 -0500Consider it a free pass! We discuss major things you should not waste time over-organizing and why it really doesn’t matter. Let’s stress less by doing less!
Wed, 07 Oct 2015 14:10:12 -0400Dr. Anne Brennan Malec, author of Marriage in Modern Life: Why it Works, When it Works, shares tips for fighting fair with your partner.
Tue, 15 Sep 2015 15:49:26 -0400Stop over-parenting and break free of the helicopter trap! Julie Lythcott-Haims gives us new parenting advice on how to raise kids who work hard, think for themselves, love themselves and will be good to others (a.k.a., a successful adult).
Wed, 26 Aug 2015 10:25:53 -0400Six months of Ree’s trash fits into a 32-ounce Mason jar. Get the scoop on her zero-waste lifestyle and tips for creating less trash in your own life.
Mon, 10 Aug 2015 13:27:44 -0400There is an upside to stress! Learn why it is not always harmful, and in many cases, how it can make us stronger, smarter and happier.
Mon, 27 Jul 2015 22:14:58 -0400Ron Lieber gives us solid, tested advice on how to teach our children to make good financial decisions, develop better habits, and acquire the tools they’ll need to grown into grounded, non-materialistic adults.
Tue, 14 Jul 2015 11:20:46 -0400So you’ve explained the birds and the bees and it wasn’t that bad, right? Well, that was the beginning. As kids’ bodies grow, so do their feelings and now there is much more to discuss: porn, oral sex, STDs, pregnancy, gay sex, body fluids, and, whoa!, we’ve just scratched the surface! We get very personal (and prepared) with Betsy Brown Braun on quite possibly the most important parenting show yet!
Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:08:47 -0400See how small changes in food choices can make BIG everyday differences with Stefanie Sacks, author of What the Fork are you Eating?, and create an action plan for your pantry and plate - by simply starting where you are right now!
Fri, 05 Jun 2015 10:10:50 -0400Oh, the joy of opening up a drawer and being able to find exactly what you are looking for! With a little organization and a few tools (affordable ones), you can create simple and productive routines in your home that make you HAPPY!
Tue, 26 May 2015 19:40:16 -0400Of course the future is impossible to predict, but one thing is for sure... With turning 40, comes new found freedoms and interests. Your life roles and relationships have changed and now you have the opportunity to adjust your focus, get your act together and remove the fear of being middle-aged! Listen in for 10 smart decisions for women after 40!
Tue, 05 May 2015 13:28:21 -0400We’re talking about cancer. How can we TRULY be the best support system for friends and family in need? Aimee Kandrac, founder of What Friends Do, shares her thoughts on what to say, what not to say, what to do, and what not to do.
Mon, 13 Apr 2015 16:23:26 -0400Drink your way to better health with Molly Morgan of Creative Nutrition Solutions. We talk about smoothies of all sorts: kid-friendly, immune boosting, breakfast-time, probiotic, nourishing, and even dessert-like . We also cover smoothie basics such as best liquids, sweeteners and blending tips for success every time!
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:13:07 -0400Make more time for YOU! It's easier than you think because we all have pockets of time in our lives that are under-used, wasted or simply overlooked. Whether 5 minutes or 1 hour, use those fringe hours in a happy, meaningful way!
Fri, 13 Mar 2015 12:32:57 -0400Today we are in search of the Good Life on a budget with Ruth Soukup. And the Good Life means a lot of things: balance, savings, time-management, less stress, organization, and less guilt. We talk about a little of each as we shift our attitudes and daily habits to create the life we have always wanted.
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:56:41 -0500This is the only interview you’ll hear the guest give parents permission to let their kids swear, hit, kick, play with weapons and hog toys as long as they want. Let’s question common parenting adages and offer up a brand-new set of renegade rules for raising young kids.
Mon, 09 Feb 2015 11:42:50 -0500Maximize whatever family time you have together— be it a minute or two, a weekend, or a holiday - and create long-lasting memories! Susan Newman’s collection of ideas or “little things” will help keep you connected to your children and contribute to building a strong, loving family.
Thu, 15 Jan 2015 10:06:23 -0500Stephanie Manley, a.k.a. CopyKat, helps people re-create their happy memories ... through food! Over the years she has developed many recipes that taste just like restaurant recipes. We find out how she does it, favorite recipes and other CopyKat secrets to popular dishes!
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:31:45 -0500This interview is based on a very basic concept: becoming slim by design works better than trying to become slim by willpower. Dr. Wansink shares concrete, actionable solutions that his Lab has developed, tested, analyzed, and tweaked in dozens of cities across the US and abroad. He shows how you can eat better, control your eating at restaurants, shop like a slim person and eat less at home without having to think about it.
Fri, 05 Dec 2014 10:30:08 -0500Friend issues can be HUGE and overwhelming for both parents and kids. Annie Fox M.ed., parenting expert and school change agent, provides girls with real solutions to handle very real issues with courage, empathy and respect.
Thu, 03 Dec 2015 17:07:26 -0500The holidays often come with a long list of to-do's, high expectations and for many - STRESS! We are getting ready, early, with 6 tips from Mridu Parikh who brings order to your busy holidays so you can truly enjoy them!
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 09:50:31 -0400Kickstarter is about innovation, creativity and technology and it is so “Simply Cool” we want to know more: the benefits, guidelines, success stories and more!
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:34:03 -0400Have a happy, healthy, and enjoyable dating and social life with The Dating Advice Girl! We talk successful first dates and how to avoid conversation faux pas, awkward follow-ups and other embarrassing moments!
Wed, 08 Oct 2014 11:56:04 -0400Are you having the same arguments with your kids over and over? Until you change something, you will forever and ever have those same arguments. Nip it! This is what child development and behavior specialist, Betsy Brown Braun, will help us do with real-life solutions for avoiding these common conflicts.
Sat, 27 Sep 2014 20:25:44 -0400Want to feel lighter, more motivated and better organized? Try these 5 simple ideas for things to organize RIGHT NOW that will yield big results in little time.
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 09:28:51 -0400The start of the school year signifies OPPORTUNITY, a time for a fresh start to do things differently. If you're feeling some anxiety around all the transitions, scheduling and driving that are taking place, listen in for a simpler, less stressful school year.
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:20:42 -0400Michelle Icard helps parents navigate an awkward time in a child’s life with the Middle School Makeover. Understand and connect with tweens, ease stress and improve the middle school experience!
Fri, 15 Aug 2014 23:04:40 -0400What do you do when a friend loses a pet? When it comes to words, we've got the WORST and the BEST. Find out what to say to someone in mourning.
Fri, 27 Jun 2014 16:54:51 -0400Busy life sometimes gets in the way of eating healthy. We buy prepared foods, do desperate drive-thru runs and even order meals that we think are healthier. Dietitian and nutritionist Molly Morgan shares 101 recipes that give you fast, easy and favorite dishes with a skinny makeover.
Fri, 13 Jun 2014 15:52:45 -0400Make positive changes in your life. Be kinder to yourself. Have a little self-compassion. Karly Randolph Pitman, founder of Growing Human(kind)ness, helps men and women heal, grow, adapt and change. Today we talk about shifting out of compulsive patterns (like sugar addiction) and gaining more self-acceptance.
Fri, 16 May 2014 11:40:56 -0400Save for your future today, no matter your age! “Catch up” strategies for late-starters, three easy things to get you motivated, and all-around sensible money management tips will leave you feeling confident about the idea of retirement - before and after!
Tue, 29 Apr 2014 16:02:55 -0400Doesn't this sound amazing: raising a child who has faith in himself, trusts his own judgement, is a problem solver and doesn’t see hiccups along the way as complete showstoppers? You might be thinking “ahhh, the independent child” but we’re going beyond that to the “self-reliant child”. Similar, but not the same. Tune in and learn more!
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 11:34:49 -0400The Money Coach paid off over $100K in credit card debt. How did she do it? Lynnette helps us better understand credit cards: the fine print, transferring balances, annual fees and how to choose the best card.
Thu, 20 Mar 2014 13:37:42 -0400To many, the turn of a season symbolizes renewal and happiness. It’s an opportunity to feel great about our lives and our homes. Some spring clean, while others freshen up or get more organized. On this episode of The Big O, we do a little of each and become rejuvenated with Monica’s simple tip for home maintenance, cleaning and clutter.
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 14:06:16 -0500Today we are going to "Lean Out" of our kids' lives a little. We’ll learn that our kids are not in constant danger, they are smarter and safer than society gives them credit for, and Lenore’s Anti-Helicopter Parenting Movement can be great for US and THEM! We’re talking kids and safety, believe it or not, with The World’s Worst Mom!
Thu, 27 Feb 2014 12:00:17 -0500From the famous author of the best-selling book, Queen Bees and Wannabees (the basis of the movie Mean Girls) comes Rosalind Wiseman - but this time introducing us to the BOY WORLD. She addresses common boy challenges from showing emotions and fighting, to discipline and sports. Rosalind helps parents understand all things boys, including the social hierarchies and the unwritten rules that are part of their world.
Thu, 20 Feb 2014 14:01:28 -0500We live our lives thinking that more is better and bigger is better. According to Monica Ricci, this is not always true. Instead, let’s organize smarter, think double-duty, de-clutter and utilize our space better. Basically, let’s downsize!
Mon, 03 Feb 2014 16:51:42 -0500Dinner can be a huge challenge for families and some of our tried and true favorite recipes might not be as healthy as they could be. In this fourth episode of Meal Makeovers, Janice and Liz share easy ideas for planning dinners with good nutrition weaved in.
Thu, 23 Jan 2014 15:07:04 -0500How about FIVE simple tips that ANYONE can do to keep ANY home more organized, ALL YEAR LONG? We talk drop zones, mail piles, optimal storage, daily routines and identifying space. Listen in and love your home again!
Thu, 16 Jan 2014 16:04:12 -0500Could the past 20 years of expert advice about our picky eaters be wrong? Could we be setting our kids up for below standard nutrition now and bad eating patterns later? Well, now there is NEW research: knowledge that interactions with food, and parent-child relationships, are more important than the type of food we are setting on the table! Join us and learn how to feed our children by working with their temperaments, not against them, for healthy, drama-free meals!
Thu, 09 Jan 2014 14:37:45 -0500There is clutter. Now there is a guide! In this episode of The Big O, we cover the overwhelm many people feel when de-cluttering by identifying solutions that will lead to clarity in most any area. Also, a special guest joins in to talk about the emotional part of the de-cluttering process: how she lost it all in Katrina and what it meant to part with her family belongings.
Thu, 19 Dec 2013 09:13:34 -0500Organizing that small stuff around the house can make us feel so accomplished and wonderful, so let’s see what happens when we go BIG and organize the BIG spaces in our homes - garages, attics, mudrooms and more. We’ll learn from professional organizer, Monica Ricci, that big doesn’t necessarily mean overwhelming.
Thu, 12 Dec 2013 13:35:17 -0500Get your home clean and organized with Becky (a.k.a. Clean Mama)! Discover new ways to do the mundane tasks with Clean Mama as she shares tips and tricks for everyday life, SIMPLIFIED, and hopefully with a little more fun in the process!
Wed, 04 Dec 2013 23:07:34 -0500From the famous author of the best-selling book, Queen Bees and Wannabees (the basis of the movie Mean Girls) comes Rosalind Wiseman - but this time introducing us to the BOY WORLD. She addresses common boy challenges from showing emotions and fighting, to discipline and sports. Rosalind helps parents understand all things boys, including the social hierarchies and the unwritten rules that are part of their world.
Fri, 22 Nov 2013 14:02:33 -0500It's difficult to envision something that isn't there, but online tools and apps can help us see a "picture" of what our space will look like in advance. In this episode of The Big O, we discuss the idea of using technology to assist in redesigning a space. Whether your task is big or small, or your design is new, or maybe just needs improved, this show will help get you prepared!
Fri, 15 Nov 2013 11:22:15 -0500Healthy children and healthy weight go hand in hand. Dr. Dyan Hes, named a 2013 top doctor by NY Magazine and a leader in Pediatric Weight Management, discusses obesity, diets, junk food pitfalls, and other common parent concerns, but most importantly, realistic solutions to a growing problem with children today.
Tue, 15 Dec 2015 11:08:35 -0500A holiday season with no debt, less stress, and more joy? It’s possible. Celebrations can be expensive and possibly cost us all year long, but with our guest’s guidance (syndicated personal finance columnist Mary Hunt), we’ll discover that you don’t have to spend a lot to have the perfect holiday. We talk over-spending when it comes to gifts, decorating and entertaining and approach the holiday season with a joyful plan.
Wed, 06 Nov 2013 09:32:38 -0500Middle school … full of perils, moldy cheese and loaded diapers. Holler for your kids and listen to our chat with Jeff Kinney, the author of the best-selling Diary of a Wimpy Kid series.
Wed, 30 Oct 2013 11:30:15 -0400Health insurance, medical jargon, co-pays, claim disputes and big bills. Yuck! Well, let’s turn that around - into informed and in charge of our own, BETTER, health care. To do that, we have with us Steve and Annette Economides, America’s MoneySmart Family.
Mon, 14 Oct 2013 12:54:43 -0400The saying goes ... you can pick your friends but you can’t pick your family - and that goes double for in-laws. Marriages and families in general are impacted to some degree by a problematic relationship between daughter-in-law and mother-in-law says Dr. Deanna Brann. Dr. Brann helps us avoid total family breakdown by determining the root causes of difficulties and provides a practical toolkit to change relationships for the better. If you’re “reluctantly related”, this show is for you!
Fri, 04 Oct 2013 14:26:19 -0400This show is about good will in two ways. #1 bringing out our best, our “good will”, shall we say. And # 2, about the company itself. We get smart about our donations to Goodwill and other organizations, and savvy about how it works behind the scenes.
Tue, 10 Sep 2013 14:12:18 -0400Cue the candlelight, soft music, and a smidgen of nutrition. We are going to discovery our sexy selves with Elizabeth Somer, author of “Eat Your Way to Sexy”. It’s more than just putting on a little black dress or a studly suit. Bring on the confidence, energy, aliveness, and gusto and watch sparks fly!
Wed, 28 Aug 2013 16:18:35 -0400Get an inside look at what employers REALLY want: things you should never do, never say, never wear and more!
Thu, 22 Aug 2013 13:16:53 -0400You have fought the battle of school lunch: limited time, picky kids and waste while always aiming for the upmost nutrition. Now, it’s time to win! Let’s talk triumph with dietician and health enthusiast Molly Morgan about school lunch guidelines, improvements, and healthy lunch bag contents.
Thu, 18 Jul 2013 00:00:59 -0400In the Big 300th, we reunite with past guests who share positive and inspirational milestone stories to encourage others to keep life simple. We cover motivational tips for slow-living, happiness blockers (and boosters!), money smarts, skinny rules and fresh, new perspectives on leading a happy, healthy life!
Sun, 07 Jul 2013 10:57:31 -0400If you're creative and want to build a career around your talents, then listen in! We share practical and easy-to-apply business advice for writers, bloggers, crafters and other creatives to help you run a profitable, fulfilling business.
Sat, 29 Jun 2013 13:01:45 -0400Our guest, Kati Bicknell, is devoted to giving women the knowledge, support and proper tools to understand how their fertility works. Join us for a talk about cycles, ovulation, and other girly stuff with The Vagina Nerd.
Mon, 10 Jun 2013 14:05:20 -0400Have a strong-willed child? Well, lucky you! At challenging times, remember this: strong-willed children turn into self-motivated, independent young adults. Betsy Brown Braun defines such a spirited child and gives us parent strategies that won’t "break their spirit," so they can become the strong leaders they are capable of being.
Sun, 02 Jun 2013 11:26:25 -0400One of the biggest sources of parent confusion: sleep rules for kids! Since sleep deprivation can cause chaos, illness, obesity and even marital conflict in households, we tackle big issues such as, cry to sleep, bedtime routines, never wake a sleeping baby, white noise, spoiling and more with Dr. Harvey Karp, nationally renowned pediatrician.
Mon, 20 May 2013 17:03:18 -0400Good Words: Affordable. Chic. Confident. Bad Words: Guilt. Frustration. Frumpy. One Chic Mama defines fabulous with advice on strategically and confidently building (and maximizing) our wardrobe with items that feel right, cost less, and most importantly look like YOU.
Wed, 24 Apr 2013 10:23:20 -0400Get inspired to eat healthy and create simple meals that are light, fresh and citrus-y the “bikini way” with Susan Irby, The Bikini Chef.
Thu, 11 Apr 2013 12:49:15 -0400Keep your personal information (and identity) safe so you can prevent havoc with your finances and credit history. Trey Loughran, the President of Personal Information Solutions at Equifax, joins us for an important talk about this fast-growing and sometimes “invisible” crime.
Thu, 28 Mar 2013 13:47:20 -0400Our most popular series addresses a variety of organizing questions that will lead to a more productive and happy you! Listeners submit questions about time-management, paperwork and filing systems, outdoor tools and projects, and daily routines that keep you organized.
Tue, 19 Mar 2013 22:25:06 -0400The Queen of Stress Relief, Kristen Brown, shares secrets to minimize stress and maximize life during busy and challenging times.
Fri, 08 Mar 2013 11:24:12 -0500Learn the best ways to plan your “family menu” for mid-day slumps, recovering from illness, sports and exercise, taking tests and more. Get these energy-boosting tips from Molly Morgan, Dietitian and author of The Skinny Rules.
Wed, 20 Feb 2013 22:16:03 -0500New research shows that simple changes in what we eat, how we supplement, and how much we move could stretch those healthy middle years into our 80s and beyond. Elizabeth Somer shares secrets that will help us look younger, protect our memories and lower our risks for all age-related diseases.
Thu, 31 Jan 2013 17:00:11 -0500Whether you pin, tweet or post - for business or for fun - there are do's and don'ts when it comes to social media. Find out what they are with Dabney Porte, founder of Social Media Manners, as she teaches us the fine art of her "social media dance" and empowers us to build strong, positive connections online.
Thu, 17 Jan 2013 14:43:42 -0500“My do it.” - cute. “NO! MINE! MINE!” - not so cute. Learn effective toddler talk and watch the terrible two’s turn into the terrific two’s with Dr. Harvey Karp. Raise your toddler to be happy and confident, all the time, so you can be the “happiest parent on the block”.
Fri, 04 Jan 2013 14:25:40 -0500Will your kids do what’s right when no one’s looking? Annie Fox, empowerment activist, helps us help our children to develop social courage in every day situations, even under the most challenging circumstances.
Thu, 13 Dec 2012 13:05:55 -0500Take charge of your kitchen: maximize food storage, keep track of small items (and make room for the large), and find things quickly when you need them! You'll be amazed at how you can not only save money, but streamline meal preparation and minimize clutter!
Fri, 07 Dec 2012 10:54:56 -0500We need the "straight up and honest" because we're going to chat about some sensitive family conversations with Betsy Brown Braun - same sex marriages, boys and nail polish, and "Look at that man's BIG nose!" kinda comments.
Mon, 19 Nov 2012 13:59:05 -0500Think about how many products you put on your body each day. Then ask yourself, do you know what those products are made of? Eco-Beauty, wellness and green lifestyle expert, Randi Ragan, shares shocking facts about beauty and self-care, shopping for safe products, and tips for a medicine cabinet “makeover”.
Fri, 09 Nov 2012 09:22:32 -0500The holidays may sneak up on us FAST, but it is possible to SLOW them down. Bernadette Noll, co-founder of Slow Family Living, helps us manage our obligations, find a "yes" in the "no", focus on connection versus conflict and implement the "Grandma Filter" into all of our holiday plans.
Thu, 01 Nov 2012 20:08:27 -0400Our picky guest today lived for years on grilled cheese and agonized over peaches. But this picky eater turned “foodie” and shared her experience in her book Suffering Succotash: A Picky Eater's Quest to Understand Why We Hate the Foods We Hate. Good for us since it helps us learn how to banish food hates, ease the embarrassment of being “choosy”, and survive the world of restaurants, parties and picky children.
Fri, 26 Oct 2012 16:28:15 -0400For many people, the holidays are joyous. For others the holiday air is filled with dread and worry. One factor that can make it so tough is spending time with difficult relatives. Beverly Flaxington, relationship expert, helps us understand other people which can make our family gatherings happier and easier.
Thu, 18 Oct 2012 15:14:17 -0400Why do SOME kids eat peas? Good question, huh? Our guest, Dina Rose, takes a new sociological approach to feeding our children nutritiously AND teaching them to eat right FOREVER. It’s all about shaping habits first - find out how!
Wed, 10 Oct 2012 13:00:07 -0400Find the "right" place to take your car and have the confidence you need to get the service and quality you deserve. Audra from What Women AUTO Know drives us through quick lubes, dealers and auto shops for a full tank of Smart 'n' Savvy. It's more than just an oil change ladies!
Fri, 05 Oct 2012 17:27:02 -0400Digital cameras. Upside ... we can instantly proof and click again if we need to, then quickly share our perfect photos with our family and friends. Downside ... our photo software can easily become a debacle of disorderly, unlabeled and difficult-to-find photos. Best side ... Monica Ricci is here to help us organize our precious photo memories (after we find them) so we can enjoy them for many years to come.
Tue, 25 Sep 2012 10:10:31 -0400In many cases, it's not WHAT you eat, it's how MUCH you eat. Do you serve up healthy "golf ball" sized portions or do you fall into the typical American "big gulp" category? The Portion Teller helps us develop portion awareness and lose weight without forbidden foods, calorie counting and food weighing. Listen to our show about diet liberation!
Thu, 13 Sep 2012 13:00:44 -0400Slow down. Connect. Enjoy. Carrie Contey provides us with everyday how-to's on slowing down, while still getting stuff done, so you can feel more peace, connection and joy about your family life.
Fri, 07 Sep 2012 10:48:35 -0400Understand the biology of ADHD in a simple, "party-light" kinda way. Find out how this understanding relates to homework and how it effects the ENTIRE family. Make life easier right away when you hear Soar® Study Skills strategies to focusing more and stressing less.
Thu, 30 Aug 2012 15:55:57 -0400Empower your family to beat the statistics! The MoneySmart Family System offers easy tips and flexible strategies for raising financially responsible kids, no matter what age or stage of family life you're in.