The Parent Pod: Minimalist Motherhood with Diane Boden

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In this week’s episode of the Parent Pod Podcast, we are discussing the art of Minimalism and how parents can bring minimalist values into their day-to-day life.

Diane Boden is the voice behind the top-rated podcast, the Minimalist Moms, where she spreads her ideas and interviews others in regards to living a life in the pursuit of less. Her goal is simply: think more and do with less. Diane has been featured on Minimal-ish Podcast, The Pure Nurture Podcast, The 29 Minute Mom and many others. She was featured in 614Magazine in August 2019. She lives in Columbus, Ohio with her husband and three children.

Connect with Diane on Instagram

  1. @minimalistmomspodcast
  2. https://www.instagram.com/minimalistmomspodcast/?hl=en

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The Parent Pod podcast by Gymboree Play & Music is a weekly conversation that features various experts who are willing to share helpful tips for parents and grandparents on how to support their little ones during the first five years of life. Our podcast drives conversations around early childhood development and parenting strategies, with topics ranging from sleep training, and minimalist living to maternal mental health and postpartum depression.

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The Parent Pod: Managing Big Emotions with Rachel Bailey

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This week we’re speaking to Rachel Bailey about strategies for parents who are raising kids with BIG EMOTIONS. 

Rachel Bailey is a Parenting Specialist who has been serving families for over a decade. Besides being a mother of two, she also has a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology, a certification in Positive Discipline, and has provided services as an ADHD Coach, in-home mentor, and therapist. Currently, Rachel teaches parents practical, longterm tools for raising responsible, resilient, confident children… while reducing the stress and guilt in parents’ lives.

More about Rachel

  1. http://rachel-bailey.com/
  2. https://www.latest.facebook.com/RachelBaileyParenting/

Additional Reading about BIG EMOTIONS

  1. The 6 Types of Basic Emotions and Their Effect on Human Behavior
  2. Dealing with Big Feelings – Teaching Kids How to Self-Regulate
  3. Managing Anger and Other Big Emotions

About 

The Parent Pod podcast by Gymboree Play & Music is a weekly conversation that features various experts who are willing to share helpful tips for parents and grandparents on how to support their little ones during the first five years of life. Our podcast drives conversations around early childhood development and parenting strategies, with topics ranging from sleep training, and minimalist living to maternal mental health and postpartum depression.

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The Parent Pod: Successful Parenting Strategies with Child Mental Health Counselor & Psychologist Jennifer Szeghi

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In this week’s episode of the Parent Pod Podcast, we are speaking to Parent Coach Jennifer Szeghi.

Jennifer Szeghi is a mother, a parent coach/coordinator, and the founder of Successful Parenting. After graduating from the University of Cincinnati with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in 2002, she started two positions to gain more experience with children and adolescents who have behavioral and emotional problems.  As a residential manager at Hamilton County Juvenile Court-Hillcrest Detention Center, she was responsible for twelve juvenile male offenders. 

By 2005, she started a position at Child Focus as an Outpatient Mental Health Therapist for children and adolescents, with adjustment disorder, anxiety disorders, behavior disorders, and mood disorders. 

In 2016, she completed the training: Basic Mediation, Domestic Abuse Issues, Specialized Family/Divorce Mediation, Parent Coordinator, and Advanced Parent Coordinator from the Ohio Supreme Court.  These training sessions have allowed her to add the service of parent coordinating services to co-parents who struggle with continued conflict.

She holds a Graduate Certificate in Children and Adolescent Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology.

Additional Reading about Successful Parenting Strategies & Jennifer Szeghi

  1. https://successfulparentingllc.com/
  2. https://www.latest.facebook.com/RachelBaileyParenting/

About 

The Parent Pod podcast by Gymboree Play & Music is a weekly conversation that features various experts who are willing to share helpful tips for parents and grandparents on how to support their little ones during the first five years of life. Our podcast drives conversations around early childhood development and parenting strategies, with topics ranging from sleep training, and minimalist living to maternal mental health and postpartum depression.

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The Parent Pod: Quickchat with Gymboree Play & Music Programming Manager Maura Geizer

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On this week’s episode of the Parent Pod Podcast we are speaking to Maura Geizer, Assistant Manager of Curriculum Development and Training, who is also affectionately known as teacher Maura, about her role at Gymboree Play & Music and her perspective on how to help your baby achieve their milestones with your assistance.

Maura Geiszler is the Assistant Manager of Curriculum Development and Training. She has been teaching classes at our Bay Area corporate locations for over 8 years, and is still playing strong! Maura has a proficient background in music and loves sharing her passion for singing, moving and growing young minds. When she’s not playing or teaching, she’s exploring the Santa Cruz coast or singing with her cover band.

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The Parent Pod podcast by Gymboree Play & Music is a weekly conversation that features various experts who are willing to share helpful tips for parents and grandparents on how to support their little ones during the first five years of life. Our podcast drives conversations around early childhood development and parenting strategies, with topics ranging from sleep training, and minimalist living to maternal mental health and postpartum depression.

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  1.  www.gymboreeclasses.com

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The Parent Pod: Quickchat with Gymboree Play & Music Programming Manager Cassie Wichelhaus

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On this week’s episode of the Parent Pod Podcast we are speaking to Cassie Wichelhaus, Manager of Curriculum Development and Training, who is also affectionately known as teacher Cassie, about her role at Gymboree Play & Music and her perspective on how to help your baby achieve their milestones with your assistance.

Cassie Hollmann is the Manager of Curriculum Development and Training at Gymboree Play & Music, she loves sharing her passion for play and early childhood development when she’s not playing or teaching she’s taking her dog for a walk and doing yoga at home.

About 

The Parent Pod podcast by Gymboree Play & Music is a weekly conversation that features various experts who are willing to share helpful tips for parents and grandparents on how to support their little ones during the first five years of life. Our podcast drives conversations around early childhood development and parenting strategies, with topics ranging from sleep training, and minimalist living to maternal mental health and postpartum depression.

Visit us online:

  1.  www.gymboreeclasses.com

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