Category: parenting

Tolerating Rambunctious Boys

Podcast Episode #135 – Remaining Calm Amongst Chaos Question of the Day: How can I increase my tolerance of my rambunctious boys and remain calm more of the time? I have 3 high energy, loud, boisterous boys who are 3, 9 and 12. I have daily routines, a few clear rules and lots of sports … Read more…

Embarrassed by my children’s appearance

Episode #133  Embarrassed by my children’s appearance   Question of the Day:  I’m glad this post is anonymous because I’m embarrassed to admit this but I want to get it off my chest and I think you will help me.  I’m embarrassed by my children. I look at moms posting photos on Instagram of their … Read more…

How to connect with a late talking child

Episode #132 – Help facilitate language in your stubborn child, in fun and playful ways.   Question of the Day: From one mom to another I’m out of answers. My 7-year-old was easy – but my 4-year-old son…. no! He’s talking less this year than last year. He ignores me, the dog and his older … Read more…

How do you know you are doing enough as a mom?

Episode #131  How do you know you are doing enough as a mom?  I am overall very satisfied and fulfilled with my life but I wish I could be more patient and kind. I’ve had a lot of family time this summer, much of it wonderful, but I find myself getting snappy and irritable with … Read more…

Do I need boundaries for my nocturnal teen?

Boundaries for a teen who won’t get a summer job and sleeps all day. Episode #130 Question of the Day:  My college kid is home for the summer and I’m struggling to know what boundaries I should have in place. She’s 19, very responsible, but she sleeps until 1:00pm and stays out late with her … Read more…

How do I prioritize my to-do list?

How do I prioritize when there are so many demands on my time? Episode #129 Question of the Day: “I’m on summer break along with my kids. I’ve got a 7 week break from my job but I’m overwhelmed by all the competing priorities on my time. I want to use this time to relax … Read more…

Preventing Working Mom Burnout

Interview with Dr. Jacqueline Kerr Episode #127 of the Supermom is Getting Tired Podcast Preventing Working Mom Burnout Dr Jacqueline Kerr is a mom, behavior scientist and burnout survivor. She is in the top 1% of most cited scientists worldwide. Dr Kerr left her position as a public health professor in 2018 and now hosts … Read more…