Christine and I talk about the importance of frustration tolerance, how to nudge to reluctant kids to learn, the reality that kids sometimes learn more readily from other adults, and the welcome reminder that it’s never too late to start.
Screen time poses a challenge for most families, but even more so during the summer when school structure falls away and many kids’ free time (good!) defaults to being filled with “zombie” electronics (bad!). Simplistic, catch-all rules ignore the reality that managing screen time is complicated. In Episode 126 of Edit Your Life, Christine and […]
Asha interviews Lisa Heffernan, co-founder of the Grown & Flown blog. They talk about the elusive notion of “college fit,” what really brings kids success (hint: it’s not the college’s pedigree), and how to how to support your kids through the process without taking over.
As much as we love diving deep and reflectively into topics, it’s time for something light and fun! In Episode 117 of Edit Your Life, Christine and I talk about what we’re reading, watching, and listening to right now (including a cake-related Instagram account). And we’d love to hear what you’re enjoying too! Click “play” […]
Overparenting. The term carries a whiff of judgement, as if the line between “just right” and “too much” parenting were obvious. But it’s not that simple, particularly because many of us live in a culture that pushes more and more involvement…sometimes more than even we feel is okay. In Episode 110 of Edit Your Life, […]
Asha interviews Devorah Heitner, author of Screenwise: Helping Kids Survive and Thrive in Their Digital World.
Christine and I share about what we’re listening to, watching, and reading.
Christine and I rebroadcast 8 tips to help ease the transition back to school, with an all-new update on how our families are doing right now.
Author Amy Mascott talks about handling the summer juggle, the power of everyday learning (and how easy it actually is), and key tips for raising independent kids (including how to handle resistant kids).
Christine and I discuss 9 reasons why kids should get jobs, from learning to manage money to gaining the life skills that come with paid work.