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Joyful Courage - A Conscious Parenting Podcast

Joyful Courage is a Conscious Parenting Podcast. Be inspired, entertained and educated as we navigate the challenges and celebrations of choosing to be a conscious parent. Interviews and solo shows will provide listeners with tools, strategies and inspiration that can be directly applied to their parenting journey.
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Oct 17, 2022

My guest today is Kimberly Holmes. 

 

Kimberly and Casey talk about their family backgrounds and what common challenges long-term, committed couples are facing.  They discuss couples therapy and intentionally supporting both spouses & a safe environment during Marriage Helpers workshops.  Casey and Kimberly talk similarities and differences between problem solving, using curiosity questions, and compromising with a teen versus with a spouse.  Kimberly shares advice on how to listen to and take feedback from a partner and tips on how parents can find common ground when it comes to their teens.  Casey and Kimberly wrap up digging into the importance of consistency, relationships ending, and the challenges of co-parenting.

 

Takeaways:

  • How do the teen years affect your partnership with your spouse? 
  • Pushing or pulling out of a marriage
  • How do you show up in your relationship?
  • Genuinely asking your spouse questions with curiosity 
  • Receiving feedback from a spouse without getting defensive 
  • Finding common ground, empathy, & being teammates with your spouse 
  • Do parents need to have the same parenting style? 
  • Can every marriage be saved? When is it time to call it quits? 
  • Having peace in your decisions  
  • Co-parenting challenges, disappointments, & tips

 

Find full show notes here: http://www.besproutable.com/eps-341-exploring-intimate-partnerships-kimberly-holmes

Oct 13, 2022

I am so grateful to be bringing back this show. It was a powerful re-listen for me, and I remembered the tension of the early teen years, the mistakes my daughter was telling me she was making, and how challenging it was to hold it all and still feel like I knew what I was doing. If you are committed to relationship centered parenting AND struggling with your teens risky behavior or less than ideal decision making, this show will help you feel seen, no doubt.

If you are interested in the waitlist for my membership program, head to www.besproutable.com/ljc.

For more complete shownotes for this show go to https://www.besproutable.com/podcasts/eps-115-solo-show-exploring-trust-and-surrender-as-i-navigate-all-there-is-to-learn-while-raising-a-teen/

Oct 10, 2022

My guest today is Britt Hawthorne.   

 

Casey and Britt dig into what being anti-biased and anti-racist mean.  Britt shares strategies from her new book, “Raising Anti-Racist Children: A Practical Parenting Guide,” for talking about racism with children and teens including embracing getting uncomfortable & admitting what you don’t know.  Britt shares her wisdom on how to tackle tough topics like police brutality with your kids and family. 

 

Guest Description 

Britt Hawthorne is a black, bi-racial mama, teacher, author, and anti-bias & anti-racist facilitator.  Britt partners with caregivers, educators, and families to raise the next generation of anti-racist children.  Together with her beloved partner, they are raising their kids to be empathetic, critical thinkers embracing justice and activism.  Her days are filled with coffee, teaching, and joy.  You can find out more about Britt at www.britthawthorne.com.

See full show notes here:

http://www.besproutable.com/raising-anti-racist-children-with-britt-hawthorne/

Oct 6, 2022

Raising teenagers is HARD. This solo show explores the dynamic we create when we work to hold on to control and what come alive when we are willing to let go and give our kids the space they need to develop the skills that will serve them in the long term.

Get the full show notes at: 

www.besproutable.com/podcasts/eps-339-solo-having-the-courage-to-let-go

Oct 3, 2022

My guest today is Amy Lang.

 

Amy and Casey discuss the importance of and how to talk about sex and sexuality with your tweens and teens.  This conversation covers sex, sexuality, consent, sex positivity, pornography, safe spaces for sex, gender.  They also share resources and tips for these sometimes-awkward conversations with growing kids. 

 

Amy Lang has been a sexual health educator for over 25 years.  In 2006, she started Birds & Bees & Kids. With her lively, engaging, and down-to-earth style she helps parents become comfortable and confident talking with their kids. Amy’s books, online solutions center, and podcast show parents they really can become their kids' go-to birds and bees source. 

 

Amy is still married to her first husband, and they are getting the hang of parenting their recently launched man-child. She lives in Seattle, WA, and you can learn more about her work at BirdsAndBeesAndKids.com and BBKPros.com.

 

Find out more here.

Sep 29, 2022

Throwing it back this week to episode 171, a solo show were I explore the work of keeping it together when things fall apart. I would argue this is THE work. If you are someone who find youself getting on the emotional freight train with your kids, this show is for you. I share ideas and practices that will support you with staying in the present moment and being who your kids need you to be when they are having a hard time. 

Find all the show notes on the original show page - https://www.besproutable.com/podcasts/eps-171-solo-show-being-the-calm-inside-the-storm/

Sep 26, 2022

Today I am interviewing Esther Goetz. Esther is the mama behind the wildly popular instagram account, Moms of Bigs. We spent time in this interview talking about the power of community during this season of parenting, and how authenticity and transparency about our experiences creates deeper connections with each other, and supports us in moving through the hard times.

See the full show notes at:

Sep 22, 2022

Today I am back with a FRESH solo show for you! I dig into the phrase "I believe you" as I understand it from Dr. Becky Kennedy's work. What would have happened if our parents had said that to us as teens? What could it open up in our relationship with our OWN teens if we are willing to say it to them?

Enjoy!

Sep 19, 2022

My guest today is Fernanda Lee.

Fernanda Lee, M.A.Ed, holds a degree in business administration and worked for Accenture, Bank of America and other investment brokers, until she became a mother, and decided to learn more about child development. 

Fernanda now holds a Master Degree in Education, with a Pupil Personnel Services credential, and has served as a school counselor in elementary and middle public schools. She is a lead trainer in Positive Discipline, serving parents, health professionals, teachers, early childhood educators, couples, and professionals in the workplace in the United States, Brazil, Portugal and Luxembourg. 

Fernanda was featured in two national magazines “Escola” and “English as a Foreign Language” discussing the practical application of Positive Discipline in the classroom. She is very thankful to be raising her two teenagers with Positive Discipline, as without it she would have pulled out all her hair. 

 

Takeaways from the show:

  • How Fernanda first got involved with Positive Discipline
  • Changes in your relationship as your kids grow older
  • Using Positive Discipline with older adolescents and teens
  • Some of the biggest challenges that come with parenting teens
  • Listening to and having open discussions with your teen
  • Being understanding and respectful with your kids 
  • Saying no in a productive way to teens
Sep 15, 2022

I am revisiting Eps 259, exploring the question, "is this Positive Discipline?" Parents in the trenches of naviagating challenging behavior often wonder if what they are doing fits under the PD umbrella. I tease this apart for you with the intention of offering listeners a deeper understanding and encouragement to support them in the Positive Discipline practice.

Find the show notes for this show at https://www.besproutable.com/podcasts/eps-259-solo-show-exploring-is-this-positive-discipline/ 

 

Sep 12, 2022

My guest today is Lisa L. Lewis.

We discuss... 

  • How Lisa first got involved with teens sleep needs and changing school start times
  • Why teens can struggle to get the sleep they need
  • The issues that can come with teens not getting enough sleep
  • How to help your teens move into a rhythm that allows them to get the sleep they need
  • The ways technology affects sleep
  • How to push for a change in school start times in your community
  • And more!

Lisa is the author of The Sleep-Deprived Teen: Why Our Teenagers Are So Tired, And How Parents And Schools Can Help Them Thrive, described as “a call to action” by Arianna Huffington and “an urgent and timely read” by Daniel H. Pink.

Sep 5, 2022

This week is a solo show where your host Casey O’Roarty discusses back-to-school strategies for talking with your tweens and teens about expectations in the new school year.

 

Takeaways from the show

  • Working through feelings for the upcoming school year with your teens
  • Talking through goals and expectations with your teenagers
  • Staying calm when talking to your teen about the school year
  • Letting your kids take their own responsibility with their grades
  • Trusting your children to decide what opportunities are important to them
  • Allowing your kids to find their own motivation
Aug 29, 2022

Hi Listeners! Welcome to the Joyful courage  2022 Summer Throwback series! We are wrapping up these throwbacks and are super excited to be offering up BRAND NEW SHOWS to you beginning next week!

Today I am going way back to share a raw and vulnerable conversation with my friend and colleague, Kristin Hovious. You have heard me say before that part of our work as parents is to clean things up when WE have made a mistake or contributed to a dynamic that is hurtful in our home. Kristin and I tease this apart, tell our own stories of making amends to our kids, and offer tools to support you in this powerful work.  

Listen to it on the website at besproutable.com

Aug 22, 2022

Hi Listeners! Welcome to the Joyful courage  2022 Summer Throwback series! We are all busy enjoying the long days of sunshine, and I wanted to be sure that you have some useful listening material to enjoy - so I will be sharing some of my favorite shows from the past with you weekly through July and August.

Today I am sharing an episode that I send to parents all.the.time. It is my conversation with Ned Johnson about HOW to encourage our kids to be self-driven. Ned is awesome - super easy to talk to, with practical, real world advice on being in conversation. We all want our kids to live up to their potential - AND its really on THEM to get there - so, yeah, this show is the bomb.

Listen to it on the website at besproutable.com

Aug 15, 2022

Hi Listeners! Welcome to the Joyful courage  2022 Summer Throwback series! We are all busy enjoying the long days of sunshine, and I wanted to be sure that you have some useful listening material to enjoy - so I will be sharing some of my favorite shows from the past with you weekly through July and August.

I am bringing back my interview with DJ Johnson today because… Well, because i just loved this interview. I loved this interview, I love DJs energy and I love his message. Dj shows us that we all have the choice to parent better, no matter the background we come from. He is a fierce advocate for kids and invites us all to rise to our best selves FOR THEM. It's such a treat to revisit this conversation.

Listen to it on the website at besproutable.com

Aug 8, 2022

Hi Listeners! Welcome to the Joyful courage  2022 Summer Throwback series! We are all busy enjoying the long days of sunshine, and I wanted to be sure that you have some useful listening material to enjoy - so I will be sharing some of my favorite shows from the past with you weekly through July and August.

I am really excited to revisit this interview I did with Michelle Icard. We dig into the middle school years, and the WHAT and HOW of crucial conversations you should be having with them. Michelle is brilliant and I know you will be taking away a ton from our convo.

Listen to it on the website at besproutable.com

Aug 1, 2022

Hi Listeners! Welcome to the Joyful courage  2022 Summer Throwback series! We are all busy enjoying the long days of sunshine, and I wanted to be sure that you have some useful listening material to enjoy - so I will be sharing some of my favorite shows from the past with you weekly through July and August.

This week on the show I am offering up my conversation with Bracha Kopstick, adolescent nutritionist and grounded voice in the conversation of our kids and food. I have so many clients who are worried about their child's diet, their weight, their body image. This conversation with Bracha breaks it all down and will leave you feeling confident in having empowering conversations with your kids about how they are feeding themselves.

Find it on the website at besproutable.com

Jul 25, 2022

Hi Listeners! Welcome to the Joyful courage  2022 Summer Throwback series! We are all busy enjoying the long days of sunshine, and I wanted to be sure that you have some useful listening material to enjoy - so I will be sharing some of my favorite shows from the past with you weekly through July and August.

This week on the show is super special because it isn’t a podcast that I am sharing, but a PDTV episode. 

January - June of 2022, my partner, Julietta Skoog and I did a monthly event that we called PDTV where we interviewed some outstanding Positive Discipline Educators and Trainers about the work they are doing in the communities they serve. The resulting conversations were fascinating!

Today I am sharing our conversation with Aisha Pope and we go deep into the team that put together PD Tools for kids and how Positive Discipline and Adlerian theory(I the foundation that PD stands on) are the way to world peace . Aisha is candid and brilliant and I know you are going to love this interview!

Find it on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QxuJg18JCdc 

Jul 18, 2022

Hi Listeners! Welcome to the Joyful courage  2022 Summer Throwback series! We are all busy enjoying the long days of sunshine, and I wanted to be sure that you have some useful listening material to enjoy - so I will be sharing some of my favorite shows from the past with you weekly through July and August.

This week on the show I am sharing a conversation with one of my favorite PD colleagues - Mary Nelsen Taborski. There is SO MUCH PD goodness packed into this episode, including what it was like for Mary to grow up with a mom who was seen as a parenting guru. I know you will fall love her - just like I do!

Find it on the website at besproutable.com

Jul 11, 2022

Hi Listeners! Welcome to the Joyful courage  2022 Summer Throwback series! We are all busy enjoying the long days of sunshine, and I wanted to be sure that you have some useful listening material to enjoy - so I will be sharing some of my favorite shows from the past with you weekly through July and August.

This week on the show you are in for it - Bonnie Rough is on and we are talking about our tweens and teens and their sexual development - cue the emoji with the big eyes - we gotta talk about it people. Believe me, you think you know how you are going to handle things and then your kids enter into intimate relationships and wowzer - thighs get real. I love this conversation with Bonnie, it’s helpful!

Find it on the website at besproutable.com

Jul 4, 2022

Hi Listeners! Welcome to the Joyful courage  2022 Summer Throwback series! We are all busy enjoying the long days of sunshine, and I wanted to be sure that you have some useful listening material to enjoy - so I will be sharing some of my favorite shows from the past with you weekly through July and August.

I am kicking things off by returning to a show that had me fan girling all over the place… Not one, but TWO of my fave voices in parent education made time to talk with me - it was amazing. Episode 215 with Dr. Dan Siegel and Dr. Tina Bryson. We talk all about the book they co-authored, The Power of Showing up.

Find it on the website at besproutable.com

Jun 27, 2022

In this episode, Casey breaks down what “getting out of your kid’s way” looks like and the challenges of giving up control.

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Jun 23, 2022

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Jun 20, 2022

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Jun 16, 2022

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