Home Talk Radio

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.

Episode 56 – September 23 – COVID Mental Health Impacts on Kids

It's a lot to process: A global pandemic, a totally new normal and so many channels of learning. It's hard for adults to adjust, kids aren't excluded. We chatted with a recreational therapist on how to support your child's mental health.

Episode 55 – September 16 – School Preparedness During a Pandemic

Being prepared is imperative whether your child is learning online or in-school. Here's how to help kids put their best foot forward in either situations.

Episode 54 – September 9 – Teens and COVID

If you're the parent of a teen, you know the challenges that stem from helping them on the right course. Throw in a global pandemic and the waters get even choppier. To help ease (and diffuse) some situations surrounding teens and COVID-19, our hosts chatted with parenting expert Alyson Schafer.

Episode 53 – September 2 – Is The Pandemic A Giant Step Back For Women?

The pandemic is hurting mom's and their roles in the workforce. Many are faced with choosing to stay home with the kids over their careers. This episode we talk about the disproportionate amount of work that often falls on moms during the pandemic, plus the stress that follows. Our hosts and guest also chat about ways moms can get some balance and learn to lean more on their partners.

Episode 52 – August 26 – Iron Recommendations and Demystifying Canada’s New Food Guide

This week our hosts chatted with a dietician from Canada Beef about ways to get more iron into the whole fam and unpacked the new Food Guide recommendations.

Episode 51 – August 19 – Should You Send Your Kid Back To School?

Sending kids back to school vs keeping them home during the, you know, global pandemic is ~such~ a tough call. And no matter which side you choose, know that you're making the best decision for you. This week we debated the "to send or not to send" topic with Stevie Baker, a distance-learning mom, and Heather Birrell, a teacher.

Episode 50 – August 12 – Being A Parent and A Partner During A Pandemic

The goal during a pandemic is survival. It's hard enough to navigate your own feelings of fear and uncertainty, let alone being there for your kids and partner. Relationship coach Barbara Santen weighs in on how to fill both roles while traversing choppy pandemic waters.

Episode 49 – July 29 – Getting A Dog During the Pandemic

It's no surprise that pet adoption is up during the pandemic. With families at home, having a new furry friend in the house sounds ideal. Our hosts chatted with Jen McCain from Dogtopia, a leading international dog daycare and spa franchise, so you don't bite off more than you can chew.

Episode 48 – July 22 – Distance Learning Tips

Where has the summer gone? Seriously. A lot is still up in the air, but distance learning is likely to factor in, in ways to be determined, when the kids return to school. It's a daunting thought, but we chatted with experts Sunny Verma and Jim Judgey of TutorBright for some tips and tricks.

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