Home Talk Radio

Episode 66 – January 13 – Fixing Great Dinners Fast

Between pandemic parenting, supervising online learning, and career, there’s not much inspiration left for mealtimes. This week we sat down with the author of Dinner, Uncomplicated and former Chatelaine Food Director, Claire Tansey. She’s on a mission to make family mealtimes fun and delicious—and we’re all ears! Listen for Claire’s tips on taking the stress out of meal prep and making dinner the highlight of your day.

Girls in Sports

Who says boys run things on the ice, the court, and in the net? Sarah Nurse, a professional hockey player on the Canadian women's national ice hockey team, sat down with our hosts to talk about her experience and levelling the playing field.

Making Christmas Special

Christmas 2020 will be a memorable one. Virtual is king this year, but you can still make it special. We closed out the year by unpacking different ways to make the holiday bright.

Parental Health

We worry about our kids' health and how we can do our best for them, but in order to do that, we need to take care of ourselves. This week our hosts talk with Coach Franz about parental health, men's health, workout tips and more.

Teaching Kids To Give Back

Giving back is important, so is teaching your kids young. Giving can be monetary, your time or your skills. We chatted with Janice Biehn about gifts that give back, giving at home and abroad, how to spot credible charities and ways to intro your family into holding others in their hearts.

Kids and Screentime

Our kids spend a lot of time glued to their screens. According to non-profit Common Sense Media, children aged 8 to 12 spend an average of five hours a day on screens, not including school—and that was before the pandemic. Since lockdown in March, screen time has skyrocketed. This week we chatted with Jess Haines about screen time and the new CBC’s The Nature Of Things doc Kids Vs. Screens.

Body Positivity vs Acceptance

The term body positivity gets tossed around a lot. But there's a difference between accepting your body and being proud of it. We sat down with Jenn Green, a self proclaimed 'superhero, but for moms who want to get fit (again) in realistic, actionable ways,' to chat about loving your new bodies and nutrition.

Emotional and Physical Scars Of Breast Cancer

To mark Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day (BRA Day), MJ DeCoteau of Rethink Breast Cancer and Michelle Audoin, a Black woman diagnosed with breast cancer discuss the emotional and physical scars of breast cancer, and how they relate to Black bodies.

Episode 58 – October 20 – How social distancing affects families

COVID-19 has forced everyone to make long-term changes to the way they socialize. Kids and parents might be feeling it the most with the constant togetherness and lack of extracurricular. This episode we chatted about how to help kids and families when it comes to the state of their mental health as a fallout of the pandemic and staying apart.

Episode 57 – September 30 – Baby’s Development and the Comparison Game

Every baby is different and milestones for each babe can come at a varying pace. Still, worrying is part of being a parent, we get it. That's why we tapped an expert to give some tips on how to stop worrying and comparing when it comes to your baby's development.

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