167: How Mothers Against Media Addiction Will Change the Landscape of Social Media + Phone Use for Kids with Founder, Julie Scelfo
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by Lynzy Coughlin
8h ago
Media addiction among children is a huge problem. We know this and you know that I’ve been talking about it for a while. Thankfully there is a movement out there working to make changes at the policy level.  Enter MAMA - Mothers Against Media Addiction, founded by Julie Scelfo. Julie is a former New York Times journalist, Media Ecologist and founder of Mothers Against Media Addiction, otherwise known as MAMA, a grassroots movement of parents fighting back against media addiction to create a world where real life experiences remain at the heart of childhood.  She is also a mother of t ..read more
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166: EMTALA, Idaho and the Future of Reproductive Rights with Litigator Alexa Kolbi-Molinas
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by Lynzy Coughlin
1w ago
Some really important things are happening in the world of women’s health and reproductive rights. In case you weren’t aware or if you’ve heard of EMTALA and the case that is with the Supreme Court coming out of Idaho, I wanted to bring on an expert to explain what is happening and what it could mean for health care providers in the future.  Alexa is a deputy director at the ACLU reproductive freedom project located in New York City. For almost 20 years, Alexa has been litigating in states across the country, including at the US Supreme Court to protect and expand access to abortion and o ..read more
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165: Inside the Teenage Mind with Dr. Jenny Rose
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by Lynzy Coughlin
1w ago
Your teenager is meant to make mistakes and push the envelope when it comes to boundaries and expectations. They’re learning who they are as individuals rather than as sons or daughters.  So how do we keep them safe while still letting them try and fail?  It all starts with the boundaries you’re setting with your young children today. If you’re having your very first talk about curfews and drinking with your child as you drop them off at a school party, you’re too late.  Dr. Jenny Rose joins me to share more about how we can get inside the teenage mind and how to start laying a ..read more
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165: Inside the Teenage Mind with Dr. Jenny Rose
Motherhood Meets Medicine
by Lynzy Coughlin
2w ago
Your teenager is meant to make mistakes and push the envelope when it comes to boundaries and expectations. They’re learning who they are as individuals rather than as sons or daughters.  So how do we keep them safe while still letting them try and fail?  It all starts with the boundaries you’re setting with your young children today. If you’re having your very first talk about curfews and drinking with your child as you drop them off at a school party, you’re too late.  Dr. Jenny Rose joins me to share more about how we can get inside the teenage mind and how to start laying a ..read more
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164: Navigating Negative Self-Talk with Our Kids with Emily W. King P.h.D
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by Lynzy Coughlin
2w ago
Have you ever heard your child say something truly negative about themselves? Do they do it often? We all have a mental talk track that plays in our head through which we process our lives and emotions. So do kids.  What do we do when our kids start to display signs of their talk track becoming negative? Joining me today to share more about why negative self-talk occurs and how to navigate it with our kids is Dr. Emily King.  Dr. King is a child psychologist and former school psychologist who has worked with neurodivergent children and teens for the last 20 years. She received a PhD ..read more
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164: Navigating Negative Self-Talk with Our Kids with Emily W. King P.h.D
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by Lynzy Coughlin
3w ago
Have you ever heard your child say something truly negative about themselves? Do they do it often? We all have a mental talk track that plays in our head through which we process our lives and emotions. So do kids.  What do we do when our kids start to display signs of their talk track becoming negative? Joining me today to share more about why negative self-talk occurs and how to navigate it with our kids is Dr. Emily King.  Dr. King is a child psychologist and former school psychologist who has worked with neurodivergent children and teens for the last 20 years. She received a PhD ..read more
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163: Raising Kids Abroad with Christina Dismuke
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by Lynzy Coughlin
1M ago
Traveling with children is not for the faint of heart. Leaving everything you’ve ever known along with family and friends to pursue a different lifestyle in a whole new country? Not a decision to be made lightly.  But when you know that you’re being called to something different, you take the leap and see where you land. Christina Dismuke and her husband did just that and she’s here to tell us all about it.  Christina was born and raised in Houston, Texas, and has her undergraduate and master's degree in education from Texas A&M. She has lived in Perth, Australia for the last fou ..read more
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162: Protecting Children Online with Fareedah Shaheed
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by Lynzy Coughlin
1M ago
Protecting our children online is so important. We all know that we need to teach our kids not to share their personal information with strangers online, but what else is there? How can we approach this monumental task with grace and understanding?  Here to share her thoughts is Fareedah Shaheed. Fareedah is an award winning Internet safety expert and a Forbes 30 under 30 honoree. She uses her background in cybersecurity and online gaming to help parents protect their kids online. Her work has been featured in CNN, The Wall Street Journal, NASA, Fox, Yahoo, and many more for Rita offers a ..read more
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161: LISTENER FAVORITE: Unlearning Traditional Gender Norms to Move Towards Household Equality with Kate Mangino, PhD
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by Lynzy Coughlin
1M ago
Over the next few months, I’ll be mixing in some of our earlier Motherhood Meets Medicine interviews with new episodes. These ‘best of’ episodes are the most shared and listened to episodes of all time! Here is today’s featured episode with Kate Mangino, PhD all about unlearning traditional gender norms in the household.  Gender norms are slowly changing in the everyday household. Men used to be the income providers and bring home the money while women would take care of the children and house chores. Since times have been changing, women are expecting more from their partners even as lit ..read more
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160: LISTENER FAVORITE: A New Marriage Model That Will Transform Your Relationship (even after kids) with Kaley and Nate Klemp of The 80/80 Marriage
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by Lynzy Coughlin
1M ago
Over the next few months, I’ll be mixing in some of our earlier Motherhood Meets Medicine interviews with new episodes. These ‘best of’ episodes are the most shared and listened to episodes of all time! Today’s featured episode is an interview with Nate and Kaley Klemp of the 80/80 Marriage. When you start a new relationship, it’s logistics 5% of the time and fun the other 95% of the time. However, when you bring kids into the mix, that ratio tends to flip and now you’re struggling to find the balance of taking care of your kids' while still having fun for yourselves. Far too often, the relati ..read more
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