That's Good Parenting

That's Good Parenting

Hello and welcome to "That's Good Parenting". The podcast that searches for simple steps to reduce your parenting stress. Sometimes those days of feeling like a "good parent" can feel few and far between. And like you, I personally have struggled with parenting frustration, exhaustion, and even guilt. But I also know that there are solutions out there that we could put to use today. My name is Dori Durbin. It's my mission to search with you to find simple steps and tools to create confident and resilient kids-- without losing ourselves in the process. You may be wondering who I am. I'm a former teacher, coach and fitness instructor turned children's book author and illustrator, as well as a book and parenting abundance coach. More importantly, I'm a Christian wife and mom of two amazing young adults who, have quite uniquely put me through the parenting ringer myself. I've been fortunate enough to have interviewed hundreds of experts, parents and authors who have all created parenting tools that have your family's best interest at heart. So let's stick together to find fast and effective solutions that fit our particular parenting problems. So that we can end war of our days cheering out: Now "That's Good Parenting!"


April 15, 2024 22 mins

Listen to this episode, "How to Communicate with Your Kids in Their Grief Storms with Annette Athy," as Dr. Annette Athy  joins Dori Durbin. 

Does your child seem to bounce in and out of sadness after a loss? Or maybe they bottle everything up, leaving you wondering how they truly feel? Grief expert Annette Athy explains the 5 different "grief storm" patterns kids experience and how they differ from adu...

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Listen to this episode, "How to Start New Routines, Improve Wellbeing, and Revamp Your Family's Health with Dr. Lum Frundi," as Dr. Lum Frundi  joins Dori Durbin. 

Are your kids doomed to generational health issues? In this powerful episode, Dr. Lum Frundi shares game-changing insights for parents committed to breaking generational cycles of unhealthy habits. Discover practical strategies for addressing conc...

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Listen to this episode, "How Confident Public Speaking Is Crucial In Your Kid’s Future with Anna Scoby" as Communication Coach, Ann Scoby joins Dori Durbin. 

Does your child absolutely dread speaking in class or giving presentations? Communications coach Anna Scoby shares invaluable insights on building confidence before focusing on skills. Learn why memorization may not be best, how to find coping strategies for...

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Listen to this episode, "How You Can Have Honest Conversations with Your Teen Right Now with Laura Reiger" as Family Sociologist and Parent and Teen Communication coach, Laura Reagan joins Dori Durbin. 

Are you struggling REALLY talking to your teen about tough issues . . . Then this episode is for YOU!  Family Sociologist, Laura Reagan offers the "conscious parenting" approach and explains why authorit...

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Listen to this episode, "How You Can Be a Money-Making Stay-at-Home Mom with Katy Rothschild" as Freelancer and Founder, Katy Rothschild joins Dori Durbin. 

Are you a stay-at-home mom who is craving more adult interaction and a sense of identity outside of  being "mom"? In this episode, freelance business coach Katy Rothschild shares how moms can have part-time freelance businesses while still being there for the...

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Listen to this episode, "How Parents Can Be C.A.L.M., Stop Yelling, and Start Communicating with Their Kids with Sapna Radhakrishnan" as Parenting Success Coach and Author, Sapna Radhakrishnan joins Dori Durbin.

Do you yell at your kids more often than you'd like? Parenting coach, Sapna Radhakrishnan  shares her "CALM" approach. Discover how you can break ineffective parenting patterns. She provid...

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Listen to this episode, "How Parents Can Prevent Kids' Athletic Burnout with Eric Stevenson"  as Adolescent & Young Adult Therapist & Consultant Facilitator, and Certified Mental Performance Coach, Eric Stevenson joins Dori Durbin. 

Is your athlete seeming more frustrated, less engaged, and "touchy" during the sports season? Therapist and Mental Performance Coach,  Eric Stevenson unpacks th...

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Listen to this episode, "One-Word Answers? How to Restore Talking with Your Teen with Janet Krebs"  as Speaker, Author, and Family Facilitator, Janet Krebs joins Dori Durbin. 

Do one-word answers have you wondering: How can I get more meaningful conversations with my teen? Why doesn't my teen open up to me anymore? Or, maybe you're just looking for small ways to easily rebuild your connection? Family fa...

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Listen to this episode, "How to Heal Your Trauma Before It Affects Your Kids with Occam Wood" as Energetic Health Practitioner, Trauma Recovery Facilitator, Reiki Master, Community leader, and Certified Abundance Coach, Occam Wood joins Dori Durbin. 

Occam shares how facing your own past trauma is key in conscious, non-reactive parenting. He shares how even "small t" traumas can imprint our kids and the...

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Listen to this episode, "How Expert Advice Gave Me Confidence and Inspired 'That's Good Parenting' " as Children's book author, illustrator, book and parenting abundance coach and host of "That's Good Parenting", Dori Durbin share the origin of this podcast.

After struggling herself as an "older" new parent with rheumatoid arthritis, Dori Durbin started the "That&...

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Listen to this episode, "Meaningful Ways to Help Your Kids Cherish Time With Aging Relatives with Jill Pietroburgo" as Early Childhood Special Education Teacher and Children's Book Author, Jill Pietroburgo joins Dori Durbin.

How do you keep close family connections with aging family members?  Jill Pietroburgo shares her family’s journey and her dementia-focused children's picture book “Sometimes Grandma Calls Me ...

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Listen to this episode, "How to Transform Yourself From 'Burned Out Mom' to 'Joyful Mom' with Angela Dube" as License Marriage and Family Therapist and Certified Clini-Coach®, Angela Dube joins Dori Durbin.

Moms are you feeling drained, impatient, and disconnected as a parent . . . and it hasn't been just today . . . it's actually been DAYS? If so, then, you may be experiencing a very real con...

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Listen to this episode, "The Choking Game: A Mother's Warning Every Parent Needs to Hear with Dana Ziemiak" as  mom and author, Dana Ziemniak joins Dori Durbin.

Today's episode covers an intensely sensitive topic  that all parents need to be aware of. Dana Ziemniak shares the heartbreaking story of losing her 12-year-old son to the dangerous "choking game" in 2016. While difficult to hear, Dana's e...

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Listen to this episode, "How to be the Super Sports Fan Parent that Your Kids Love to Talk to with Eric Stevenson"  as  Licensed Practicing Counselor & Certified Mental Performance Coach, Eric Stevenson joins Dori Durbin.

We are our kids' BEST fans, right? Or rather we think we are. But, parenting your athletes can come with many stressful challenges. On this episode, licensed counselor  and and Certified Mental P...

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Listen to this episode, "How Can I Use PR to Level Up My Parenting Skills? Tips for Communication, Resilience and More with Marjie Hadad"  as Global Public Relations Expert and Mom, Marjie Hadad  joins Dori Durbin.

PR isn't just for business! Learn how using Public Relations (PR) skills can strengthen your parenting approach. Marjie shares how using tactics like simplifying complex topics, crisis management, resilienc...

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Listen to this episode, "Can I Still Pursue My Goals With Kids at Home? with Kesley Smith"  as Mom, app founder, wife, community leader, and ever-evolving human, Kelsey Smith  joins Dori Durbin.

What legacy will you leave behind as a parent? Entrepreneur Kelsey Smith was jolted into rediscovering her purpose after an emergency surgery. What would she leave behind? Kelsey shares her experiences about pursing dream...

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Listen to this episode, "How You Can Understand Anxiety in Teens: Top Causes and Actionable Coping Techniques from Mental Health Counselor Stacie Boyar" as Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Author, Stacie Boyar joins Dori Durbin.

Parents, does your teen's moodiness and anxiousness have you concerned? 
In this podcast, licensed mental health counselor Stacie Boyar shares how anxiety disorders in teens ...

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Listen to this episode, "How Do We Raise Brave Kids Who Can Take Risks? Tips from Children's Author Bradley Poore" as Children's Book Author, IT Business Partner, Bradley Poore joins Dori Durbin.

Join us as we talk to businessman, former musician, and now children's book author Bradley Poore about following your dreams and taking risks. We discuss his journey from the technical world of IT to writi...

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Listen to this episode, "How Can Parents Inspire Their Kids Musically Without Pushing Their Own Expectations with Carolyn Sloan" as Author, Educator, Composer, and Entrepreneur, Carolyn Sloan joins Dori Durbin.

How do we determine and progress our kids' passions without pressuring or over shaping them?  Music educator Carolyn Sloan joins us to share how we can nurture our children’s creativity without puttin...

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Listen to this episode, "How Do We Help Our Kids Have Meaningful Friendships Across All Abilities with Lindsey Larsen" as Occupational Therapist and Mom, Lindsey Larsen joins Dori Durbin.

With 1 in 4 adults having a disability, how can we guide our kids to confidently connect across differences? Occupational therapist and children's book author, Lindsay Larsen shares ideas for fun inclusive activities, respe...

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