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Comeback Kids: An Interview With Jacquelyn Lazo on Post-Pandemic Parenting

Our kids are resilient. True comeback kids. Still, this specific time in the pandemic is a hard one for kids and parents alike. Why is that? And how do we help our kids around this pandemic?

[REWIND] Parents Have Feelings, Too

Do you ever feel confused about how you are supposed to talk about your feelings as a parent? On the one hand, we are supposed to “shield” our children from the ups and downs of life and not talk about our feelings. On the other hand, aren’t we supposed to model healthy emotional expression and teach them that feelings are important?

Back-to-School Meltdowns in 2021 – The Post Pandemic Edition

Back-to-school meltdowns: they’re nothing new. But that doesn’t make them any easier. And (surprise, surprise!) after being out of school for so long due to the pandemic, we expect things to be a bit different than usual.

Pandemic parenting 2.0: dealing with your own trauma first

Pandemic parenting in 2021: the struggle is real. We know because we’re right there with you. With the school year starting soon, and so many things being unsure, everyone has their own concerns. Many people’s trauma from last year is being triggered again and pandemic parenting can become a struggle.

Mental Health for Young Athletes – Part 2: What Can We Learn From Simone Biles? – With Michael Atunrase

This week, coach Mike is back and he’s showing his perspective on Simone Biles’ Olympic performances and what lessons we can learn from them. Michael Atunrase is not only the founder and head coach of Resilience Fitness & Sports Performance Training, but he is also a mental health advocate. He shares our belief that mental health should be an equally important part of sports training, as are warm-ups, strength training, and cardio.

Welcome to Podcast Therapists!

We are family therapists hoping to help hard-working parents and guardians understand the insanity of family life in light of psychological theory and research. This means that we tell embarrassing stories about our kids and then explain what the real experts would say. Join us as we analyze everything from talking to your kids about sex, raising kids during a pandemic and all the normal stressors too. Come take a seat on our couch!

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