Helping Your Teen Figure Out Life After High School (Episode 67)

Helping Your Teen Figure Out Life After High School (Episode 67)

On this week’s “You’ve Got This,” I talk with Doug Morneau about how to talk to our teens about finding their passion and path forward after graduation. Doug is a best-selling author, speaker, podcaster and serial marketer. He’s also a CrossFit and Olympic weightlifting athlete, husband, dad and granddad. Married for 30 years, Doug and his wife, Heather, live in...[ read more ]

Feeding Your Picky Eater (Episode 66)

On this week’s “You’ve Got This,” I talk with Dr. Orlena Kerek about how to help kids expand their palates at the dinner table. Orlena is a pediatric doctor from the United Kingdom and the mother of four. In 2011, she moved to Spain and started her first parenting site, snottynoses. She’s done a lot of work on picky eaters...[ read more ]

How to Teach Your Child Grit (Episode 65)

On this week’s “You’ve Got This,” I talk with Emirick Haro about the importance of helping our kids learn perseverance. Emirick is a mom of three busy boys, a happy wife, and an eighth grade math and science teacher. She also co-hosts a parenting podcast, Tired Moms, to discuss the joys and challenges of mom-ventures. “Grit is the quality in...[ read more ]

Seasons of Parenting (Episode 42)

On this week’s “You’ve Got This,” I talk about why thinking of parenting in seasons is so helpful. Have you ever thought about parenting as seasonal? At times, you may feel you’re making little progress in raising your kids, so it can help if you think of child-rearing as fitting into four distinct seasons. Season 1: The Season of Service...[ read more ]

Cooking With Kids (Episode 39)

On this week’s “You’ve Got This,” I talk with Aurora Satler about how to get kids in the kitchen. Aurora is the author of The Ultimate New Mom’s Cookbook. For five years, Aurora worked as the creative director of Many Kitchens, an e-commerce site devoted to promoting the best small-batch artisanal food throughout the nation. Previously, Aurora owned her own...[ read more ]

Juggling Multiple Children (Episode 38)

On this week’s “You’ve Got This,” I talk with Lettice Barnum about staying sane with a houseful of kids. Lettice is a busy stay-at-home mom to five young children, including four wildly energetic boys and one incredibly loved baby girl. She and her husband, Ryan, are co-founders of Achieving Family Goals, where they blog about all things goal-related. They chronicle...[ read more ]

A Volunteer Family (Episode 37)

On this week’s “You’ve Got This,” I talk with Alexandra Fung about how families can find volunteer opportunities. Alexandra is the co-founder and CEO of, a website that makes it easy for parents to discover and share recommendations with one another about local things to do, places to go and products to try as a family, including volunteer opportunities....[ read more ]

Preparing for Vacation with Kids (Episode 36)

On this week’s “You’ve Got This,” I talk with Melanie Papworth about how a little prep time ahead of time away from home can make things go a lot smoother. Melanie is the blogger of, a blog about being prepared for any and everything. While she focuses largely on emergency preparedness, she also writes a lot about organization and...[ read more ]

TV Ratings and Kids (Episode 35)

On this week’s “You’ve Got This,” I talk with Melissa Henson about how to use the TV ratings system to monitor our kids’ viewing. Melissa is program director for the Parents Television Council, a nonpartisan education organization advocating for responsible entertainment. She is a noted expert on entertainment industry trends and the how the impact of entertainment affects children and...[ read more ]

Getting Your Kids to do Chores (Episode 34)

On this week’s “You’ve Got This,” I talk about how to get your kids on the chore bandwagon. Overall, remember that chores aren’t only about getting things cleaned or accomplished—it’s about learning tasks, contributing to the family, and working together for everyone’s good. When we keep the bigger picture in mind, we will have more success in having our kids...[ read more ]

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