River Region Parents Home Life Podcast

River Region Parents Home Life Podcast

The "River Region Parents Home Life" Podcast is another resource we provide as the River Region's Go-to Resource for Families. With each episode, we discuss relevant parenting topics and offer helpful solutions that enhance your families Home Life. Supporting moms and dads is what we're all about, so save us in your favorites to make sure you don't miss an episode!... Show More

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Feeling overwhelmed with clutter and don't know where to start? In this episode, Jodi Chesnutt with Inspire 2 Organize reveals How to Get Organized and Decluttered Without Being Overwhelmed. Some of the topics she will cover are

  • What mistakes to avoid
  • How to begin organization
  • Having the right mindset
  • Types of clutter
  • Organizing your home doesn't have to be a task you dread. Start small and work your way to a space that brings y...

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    From family gatherings and shopping to movies and music, these local moms share the best Holiday traditions from their family.  You'll hear some ideas you'll surely want to consider starting next Christmas with your family.

    Merry Christmas from River Region Parents!

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    November 15, 2019 30 min

    Autism.
    A diagnosis that can be surrounded by fear and uncertainty. Who can you talk to? Who can help you?
    Beth Long, PhD, LPC, BCBA  a licensed counselor and board certified behavior analyst, joins us on River Region Parents Home Life Podcast to talk about Autism.
     

  • What is Autism? She discusses the factors considered to diagnose Autism. She explains the "spectrum" and what that means.
  • Is Autism NEW? Beth talks about the ever ...
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    Halloween is such a fun time for kids and adults alike. How do we know what ways to keep our kids safe during trick-or-treating? Lieutenant Kirk Harbin from Montgomery County Sheriff's Office shares some safety tips for a safe Halloween!

    In this Episode:

  • Concerns regarding Safety
  • General Guidelines to keep children safe during trick or treating
  • The meaning behind the teal and blue pumpkins.
  • We hope you find this podcast helpful. We&...

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    Have you ever wondered how safe your children are in your car? When can you turn your child around from rear-facing to forward facing? What type of car seat is safest for my child? When can my child use a regular seatbelt? Ashley Megelin CPST (Car Passenger Safety Technician) joins us on River Region Home Life Podcast to talk about child passenger safety and what you should know. 

    What's in this episode:

  • What a CPST is and does.
  • W...
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    Sonia Martin is back to finish the second round of your questions.  In this episode, she shares among many things...

  • The "9 Key Minutes" in you and your child's day.
  • How to get your child to do something quickly instead of having long drawn out battles.
  • How to help your teen gain proper independence as they transition into adulthood
  • And much more!
  • Enjoy all this great parenting advice and please pass it along to everyone you...

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    Parenting expert, Sonia Martin is back on the podcast answering your questions.  Thanks to everyone who sent in their questions!  

    In this Part 1 episode Sonia addresses...

  • Picky Eaters
  • Angry, Disrespectful Teens
  • and How to Parent Two Different Children Under One Roof
  • Make sure you subscribe to our podcast so you don't miss Part 2!

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    It's football season in the River Region and that means Friday Night Lights and early Saturday mornings playing Y football followed by cheering on your favorite college team.  Sports and coaches can have a great impact on our children helping to build their character, so we decided to sit down with Hall of Fame and former Trinity Presbyterian Football Coach Randy Ragsdale to get his insights on the positive influence of youth s...

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    Does your low back hurt from carrying a child on your hip?
    Does your child's have reoccurring ear infections?
    Have you been living with aches and pains all over?

    This episode of HomeLife may be the solution you've been looking for! 

    Chronic pain isn’t something you have to live with. Dr. Bell and Dr. Stone with  Bell Family Chiropractic share the ins and outs of what chiropractors do on Montgomery Parents HomeLife Podcast. Hav...

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    Technology has become a way of life from smart phones to smart televisions. Technology can be super helpful, but it can also be very harmful. Our kids are surrounded by entertaining videos and games on their phones and tablets. What they don't know is there are dangers that lurk hidden in the seemingly innocent video or game they're playing. Tommy McGregor with Tech Check joins us on this episode of Montgomery Parents to di...

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    It seems like all kids, and now even many adults, are getting braces.  

    But, when is the best time?
    Many innovations are occurring, so what options are available?

    In our podcast with local Orthodontist, Dr. Mark Kingry of Kingry Orthodontics, we cover these points and more.  Including, children suffering from headaches, lack of self-confidence, and other issues due to misaligned teeth. 

    Tune in and you'll have all your questions an...

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    Summer is here and enrichment doesn't have to stop at the school year's end. There are many Summer camps throughout the River Region that can keep your kids active and enriched all summer long. This week's Montgomery Parents Home Life podcast features a few of the many camps we have listed on our website. Be sure to visit our website Montgomeryparents.com or the March Issue of Montgomery Parents to see our Summer Camp G...

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    Parenting can be tough! Dr. Den Trumbull joins us today on Montgomery Parents Home Life podcast to share his knowledge and experience in parenting and behavior. He discusses key points in his book, Loving By Leading. Dr. Trumbull talks about different parenting styles and which one is most beneficial for children. He mentions being the leader of and to disciple our children. His advice is great for anyone parenting children at all ...

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    It's that time of year! Spring is here and you're ready to freshen up your wardrobe with the latest Spring trends. Laura Handey from Centsibly Southern Chic and Traci Kelley have taken over the Montgomery Parents Home Life podcast to share tips on updating your wardrobe or even reworking what you already have. They talk about some of their throwback favorites and some of those are this year's trends! 

    If you're inte...

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    Guiding our children to live healthy lifestyles can also involve being mindful of their caloric intake. Juices and sports drinks can be deceiving in that they are "healthy" for our children. Too much sugar consumed, can lead to children being overweight and lacking energy. Jason takes a moment this week in Montgomery Parents Home Life to encourage parents to be mindful of the calories our children consume and help them make...

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    We want to feed our kids well, but how do we actually make that happen? Jane Gray Bledsole joins Montgomery Parents Home Life for Part 2 of "Mom, I'm Hungry!" Feeding Kids Well  to help us do just that. In this episode, she gives us the strategies to help our children make healthy food choices by putting food into two categories: Growing food and Play food. She highlights helpful ways to make meal planning easy- especia...

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    With our busy schedules, has fast food and drive thru become the norm for our families? How do we live healthier lifestyles through better nutrition? Jane Gray Bledsoe, with the Prattville YMCA joins Montgomery Parents Home Life Podcast to discuss family health and nutrition. She discusses how important it is to plan and make time for family meals at home. She shares how fun and beneficial it can be to involve kids in the meal plan...

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    March 4, 2019 26 min

    Turn on the news or look through your social feed and you'll be told about the problem of teenage depression and anxiety.  But why?  Parents of teens want to know what's wrong and how to help.  We've invited Mindy Landrum to share what she sees in her practice and research while offering us some helpful insights that will help us in our parenting.  Mindy is a licensed counselor and owner of Pike Road Counseling in Pike ...

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    February 20, 2019 35 min

    Spring time is upon us and many of you are making plans to buy or sell a home.  Maybe you're moving into the River Region, changing school zones, or just needing more space.  Whatever the reason we want to make sure you avoid some of the common mistakes and make the best move for your family. That's why we sat down with two of our areas best when it comes to real estate and financing, Jeff Dickey with New Waters Realty and ...

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    Ashleigh Livingston with Integrated Wellness explains a holistic approach to ADHD through coaching, biofeedback and nutrition.
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