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 […]
Edit Your Life
Each week, Christine Koh and I talk about a parenting or lifestyle topic that's on our minds. We offer practical tips and shifts in perspective to help you simplify, declutter and make room for the awesome in your life. Click one of the show notes links below to listen to an episode, or launch your favorite podcast app and search for "Edit Your Life."
What is serendipity space? It’s the practice of mindfully leaving (and creating!) pockets of space in your schedule. In Episode 125 of Edit Your Life, Christine and Asha rebroadcast one of their earliest episodes, during which they talk about serendipity space (a term they coined in Minimalist Parenting) and share tactics for how to create it in […]
When you’re swamped by the demands of work and early parenting, it can feel like finding your community is just another chore on an endless to-do list. And yet it’s during those early years when you most need support! In Episode 124 of Edit Your Life, Christine and Asha respond to a listener who isn’t […]
When they’re not writing or recording, Christine and Asha are doing a bunch of other things, including navigating home projects, kid schedules, relationships, and self-care. In Episode 123 of Edit Your Life, they take a break from lifestyle editing practicalities and share what’s top of mind for them this Spring. Click “play” above to listen. […]
Let’s flip the script on parenting teens and focus on the beauty and satisfaction of this intense time. In Episode 122 of Edit Your Life, Christine interviews Dr. Ken Ginsburg, co-director of the newly formed Center for Parent and Teen Communication at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Christine and Ken bust myths and misconceptions about […]
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.
Christine interviews Isabel Kallman, one of the co-founders of the recently-launched citizen engagement project, Feed Our Democracy
“What is wrong with me and why can’t I get it together?” These are among the heartbreaking questions recently sent in by a listener who feels that she is routinely falling short juggling the demands of work + parenting a toddler. In Episode 118 of Edit Your Life, Asha talks about this letter with licensed […]
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” […]
In this podcast, Christine and I share 7 practical tips for tackling life’s challenges with confidence, or, at least, with self-compassion.