Dr Justin Coulson's Happy Families

Dr Justin Coulson's Happy Families

The Happy families podcast with Dr. Justin Coulson is designed for the time poor parent who just wants answers now. Every day Justin and his wife Kylie provide practical tips and a common sense approach to parenting that Mums and Dads all over the world are connecting with. Justin and Kylie have 6 daughters and they regularly share their experiences of managing a busy household filled with lots of challenges and plenty of happiness. For real and practicable advice from people who understand and appreciate the challenges of a time poor parent, listen to Justin and Kylie and help make your family happier.

Episodes

February 5, 2023 18 min

*Content warning - topics discussed are not appropriate for children*

Topics included in this episode - 

  • A recent survey has found that over 30% of teen boys look up to internet celebrity and self-described misogynist Andrew Tate.
  • A recent online spat with climate activist Greta Thunberg led to his arrest on human trafficking charges in Romania, after Tate left a clue to his location in one of the posts.
  • Why are teenage boys resonati...
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    Justin & Kylie reflect on their week and determine what they can do better next time

    Topics included in this episode -

  • Marie Kondo breaking news
  • Kylie is enjoying school going back
  • School refusal
  • Justin's running with his girls
  • Purchase How to Help When School Sucks

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    Tips to make lunch time a little easier

    Topics included in this episode -

  • Why is it so challenging for so many families?
  • How to support kids with special needs
  • Problem solve together
  • School is not the time to be stretching our kids
  • Food safety
  • Learn more about Deb Blakley from Kids Dig Food

    To access the Feed Your Picky Eater [without going crazy] evergreen online course for parents: https://kidsdigfood.com.au/resources/

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    Embrace Your Body

    Topics included in this episode -

  • Justin speaks with Australian of the year, Taryn Brumfitt
  • The issue of body image
  • Body image influences social groups, identity, and social media
  • Is there a difference in body image issues between boys and girls?
  • Beauty is heavily influenced by society
  • Beauty has nothing to do with how someone looks
  • How do we stop kids from losing their perception of true beauty? 
  • Be the role model for f...
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    January 30, 2023 16 min

    Should we be expecting our kids to complete their homework?

    Topics included in this episode -

  • Justin shares his strong opinions on homework
  • What is the theory behind why we gives kids homework?
  • What does the science say?
  • Tutoring vs homework
  • Kylie shares her thoughts on homework
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    Helping your kids thrive at school

    Topics included in this episode -

  • Easy afternoons & easy evenings
  • Prepare them for 5 days a week
  • Sleep is not a luxury item
  • Mornings begin the night before
  • Meet other parents
  • Foster relationships
  • Support their autonomy
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    January 26, 2023 13 min

    Justin & Kylie reflect on their week and determine what they can do better next time

    Topics included in this episode -

  • First week back at school
  • School fees
  • Justin didn't holiday very well
  • Kylie's on a health journey
  • A Coulson birthday party
  • Find us on Facebook at Dr Justin Coulson's Happy Families

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    January 24, 2023 10 min

     

    Topics included in this episode -

  • Renee Jain is an award-winning tech entrepreneur turned speaker and certified life coach and she spoke to Justin about anxiety and how it plays it in young children.
  • Renee is the founder of GoZen! - which helps kids with their emotional wellbeing.
  • Find us on Facebook at Dr Justin Coulson's Happy Families

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    January 23, 2023 17 min

    Justin & Kylie answer all your extra curricular activity questions

    Topics included in this episode -

  • Season 2 of Parental Guidance is coming SOON
  • How many extra curricular activities should our kids be doing?
  • Follow your children's interest
  • Relationships matter
  • Should you let them change their mind?
  • It's okay to push a little bit
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    Tips to help start the new school year right

    Topics included in this episode -

  • Help them be familiar with the school
  • Wear in the school shoes
  • Learn to tie shoe laces
  • Meet the teacher earlier
  • Organise a play date before school starts
  • Communicate extra needs with the teacher
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    January 19, 2023 7 min

    Summer Series

    Topics included in this episode -

  • Getting the routine right for school mornings
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    January 18, 2023 9 min

    Summer Series

    Topics included in this episode -

  • What to do when you're kids say they're bored!
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    January 17, 2023 13 min

    Summer Series

    Topics included in this episode -

  • Journalist, broadcaster and TV host Amanda Keller sat down with Justin for a lightning round - a series of short, sharp questions about parenting life.
  • Find us on Facebook at Dr Justin Coulson's Happy Families

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    January 16, 2023 8 min

    Summer Series

    Topics included in this episode -

  • When have things been best for your family?
  • Find us on Facebook at Dr Justin Coulson's Happy Families

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    January 15, 2023 5 min

    Summer Series

    Topics included in this episode -

  • The simple things that make family life work
  • Find us on Facebook at Dr Justin Coulson's Happy Families

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    January 12, 2023 10 min

    Summer Series

    Topics included in this episode -

  • Tips on how to manage parent fatigue
  • Find us on Facebook at Dr Justin Coulson's Happy Families

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    January 11, 2023 13 min

    Summer Series

    Topics included in this episode -

  • Tips on summer sleepovers, what age is appropriate, how to keep your kids safe during this summer sleepover season.
  • Find us on Facebook at Dr Justin Coulson's Happy Families

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    Summer Series

    Topics included in this episode -

  • Media entrepreneur Mia Freedman has two boys and she discusses how she defines masculinity as well as her parenting journey. 
  • Find us on Facebook at Dr Justin Coulson's Happy Families

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    January 9, 2023 7 min

    Summer Series

    Topics included in this episode -

  • Road trips are a quintessential part of summer life; here's how to make your road trip a success, in stead of the kids driving everyone car-azy.
  • Find us on Facebook at Dr Justin Coulson's Happy Families

    Email us your questions and comments at podcasts@happyfamilies.com.au

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    January 8, 2023 8 min

    Summer Series

    Topics included in this episode -

  • Ways to make your day at the beach a totally epic summer experience!
  • Find us on Facebook at Dr Justin Coulson's Happy Families

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