About the Radio Show

Sandy Fowler the host of Heart Filled Holidays

Sandy Fowler, the host of Heart Filled Holidays

Heart Filled Holidays is a lifestyle radio show helping moms and families create happiness for holidays and every day. Shows air on Toginet Radio at noon ET on Mondays. Podcasts are available within 24 hours and can be downloaded from the blog post for an individual show, listened and subscribed to on iTunes, listened to on our podcast player or subscribed to via our RSS feed.

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Episode 1.25.16 Get What You Want with Better Communication – Lisa Giruzzi Interview

get what you want with better communication

Lisa Giruzzi Interview

When it comes to getting what you want at home and at work, there’s one aspect that is often ignored – communication. Lisa Giruzzi is a communication expert and Sandy Fowler interviews her to learn more about what communication really is, the common mistakes we make and how to take the reins and get  what you want.

In addition to Lisa’s tips, you’ll also get tips from Sandy on how to experience the Valentine’s Day you really want. Then, in Christmas Corner, Sandy shares the unexpected blessings of making Christmas presents. It was a way to fix a problem with Christmas shopping but it changed their holidays forever.

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Episode 1.18.16 Raising an Emotionally Healthy Child – Dr. G. and Jude Bijou Interviews

Raising Emotionally Healthy Kids

Dr. G. and Jude Bijou Interviews

One of the challenges of parenthood is raising an emotionally healthy child. Life is busy and full of obstacles, and teaching our children to navigate the difficulties they’ll encounter in life is paramount. On today’s Heart Filled Holidays show, Sandy Fowler interviews two experts to get tips for parenting: Dr. Deborah Gilboa, known as Dr. G., shares insights and strategies for raising resilient kids. She’ll give you insights paired with actionable tools to shape your children. Jude Bijou is a licensed marriage and family therapist whose award-winning book, Attitude Reconstruction, shows you how to deal with the emotions of life. Today she’s applying her knowledge to tantrums to help you understand what’s happening and how you can handle them in a healthy way.

In addition to the great tips from these experts, Sandy is sharing insights from Marie Fleming about where people go wrong when changing things around to bring more joy into their life. Sandy will also share some fabulous questions to use to not only spark conversation at the family dinner table, but to encourage discussions that build our children up and encourage them to be the best people they can be.

In Christmas Corner Sandy is sharing her family’s holiday secrets. She’s talking about their tradition of making gifts and giving ideas for making gifts of your own.

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Episode 1.11.16 Find Your Spark and Live Life with Passion – Marie Fleming Interview

Find Your Spark and Live Life with Passion

Marie Fleming interview

Sometimes life feels like something that happens to us and we find ourselves living day-to-day, getting by, maybe even appearing to be living the good life. But inside we feel flat or frustrated or sad. We just aren’t living with joy. That’s what Marie Fleming sees in her clients, people who feel like this when they really want to enjoy every day. Marie helps her clients find their spark, the things they’re passionate about, then make those things central in their lives. Sandy Fowler interviews Marie on Heart Filled Holidays radio to find out steps you can take to live your life with passion.

In the Daily Living segment, Sandy is exploring chores. Kids don’t get excited about doing chores and it can turn into a battle field. Sandy shares stories and solutions to making chores an easier part of your daily routing.

And in Christmas Corner Sandy is addressing that financial holiday hangover you may be experiencing. If you spent more on Christmas than you planned, listen to Sandy’s suggestions for fixing the situation. In addition to fresh ideas for saving money and making money, she will share the essential second step most people miss.

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Episode 1.4.2016 Real and Livable Weight Loss Solutions – Darya Rose Interview

Weight Loss Solutions and New Years Resolutions

Interview with Darya Rose

With the New Year come hopes and dreams for a better life in the form of New Year’s Resolutions. One of the most common resolutions is to lose weight. This can be a difficult resolution to achieve so Sandy is tackling this challenging topic through an interview with Darya Rose, author of Foodist. Darya struggled with weight and tried tons of diets before digging into food science and research and discovering the answers that have helped her live at a healthy weight since 2007. She’ll share her insights, secrets and simple solutions to living happy at a healthy weight.

In the Daily Living Segment, Sandy is sharing suggestions for fun and creative vacation destinations that are perfect for families with kids under 10. For the time you’ll spend at home, she shares a great activity to keep the kids occupied; it’s part craft and part kitchen chemistry but safe and simple fun for the kids or the whole family.

In Christmas Corner Sandy is looking back over the past Christmas season in order to make the next holiday season even better.

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Episode 12.28.15 How to Work with an Introvert – Beth Buelow Interview

How to Work with an Introvert

Interview with Beth Buelow

This week on Heart Filled Holidays, Sandy Fowler is chatting with Beth Buelow about her new book, The Introvert Entrepreneur: Amplify Your Strengths and Create Success on Your Own Terms. Beth will help us learn more about introverts, extroverts and how we can get along better. She’ll talk about living and working with an introvert and how introverts can celebrate their strengths.

In our daily living segment, Sandy is sharing a simple strategy for having the New Year’s family celebration you want along with 5 fun, non-alcoholic drinks that kids and adults alike can enjoy. And in Christmas Corner Sandy will share tips for packing up your holiday decorations in a way that will save you time and minimize frustration next year.

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Episode 12.21.15 Tech Tips for Parents – Jen Jamar Interview

Tech Tips for Parents from Jen Jamar

Interview with Jen Jamar

At Heart Filled Holidays we love finding ways to make life easier and better, helping moms to feel good and be happy. Today Sandy Fowler is sharing a wide variety of tips and information to help with that. She’s interviewing Jen Jamar and finding out how families can use technology to make life easier and better. Jen will share ideas and apps and tell us how to use them to our advantage.

Sandy will share three foods that can help your skin and a quick exercise to help give you a ballerina’s derriere – all to keep you feeling good about the way you look. And, in Christmas Corner, Sandy will give you a simple way to handle your holiday overwhelm, showing you how to adjust and get the Christmas you want. She’ll also share tips for having fun and strengthening your marriage during the Christmas break.

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Episode 12.14.15 Learning to be Happy – Dr Vijaya Nair Interview

Learn to be Happy Dr Vijay Nair interview

Interview with Dr. Vijaya Nair
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On this week’s Heart Filled Holiday’s radio show, Sandy Fowler interviews Dr. Vijaya Nair. This is the last interview in a six-part series focused on helping moms be happy, peaceful and successful. Dr. Nair has covered a range of topics from marriage to parenting to stress and today she’s discussing the common thread that improves all these aspects of our lives.

You’ll hear the story of how one young woman has changed the lives of the homeless and Sandy will share some inspiration for how you can make a difference. Christmas Corner is all about gifts. Sandy is sharing stories from her book club’s Christmas party along with a host of $15-$30 gift ideas for the teens and adults on your list.

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Episode 12.7.15 Teach Your Child Life Skills and Resilience – Dr Vijaya Nair and Evelyn Cucchiara Interviews

Teach Your Child Life Skills and Resiliency

Interviews with Dr. Vijaya Nair and Evelyn Cucchiara
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Today’s Heart Filled Holidays show has tons of tips for parents! Dr. Vijaya Nair is joining us to talk about resiliency. You may have heard resiliency being discussed in parenting circles because we’re discovering it’s something our kids are having a hard time learning. In Sandy Fowler’s interview, find out why this is so important and a strategy for teaching it to your kids. Then Sandy will jump right into another kid related interview – how to have an organized (and neat!) playroom. Evelyn Cucchiara is The Toy Tamer and she’s sharing her system for designing a play room that will encourage creative play and be easy for kids to keep picked up.

Sandy will also be talking about sleep. Any parent can tell you about a time when they’ve been sleep deprived and there are lots of ideas floating around for getting better sleep. Sandy is sharing some unusual ideas that are easy to implement.

Things will get wrapped up in Christmas Corner where Sandy is sharing gift ideas for teens & tweens, inspiration for your party attire and a fun family activity that can do triple duty and help out your holiday events.

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Episode 11.30.15 Tips for Busy Parents – Dr Vijaya Nair and Blythe Lipman Interviews

Tips for Busy Parents podcast with Dr Vijaya Nair and Blythe Lipman

Interviews with Dr. Vijaya Nair and Blythe Lipman
Sponsored by Soul Access Meditations
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On today’s Heart Filled Holidays, Sandy Fowler shares two great interviews. The first is with Dr. Vijaya Nair where Dr. Nair reveals the surprising mistake busy parents make that interferes with their happiness and their parenting. Dr. Nair is on a mission to de-stress moms and create happier families with some simple, stress-relieving changes in our lives. Today she’ll reveal a simple change that does just that. Then Sandy will chat with Blythe Lipman, exploring hints and tips for handling toddler issues. They’ll also explore ways to make the holidays easier and more fun with young children.

Speaking of holidays, that means turkey dinners and lots of leftovers so Sandy will share a few ideas for different ways to enjoy those leftovers. Then, she’ll tell you about her secret for showing your friends, your kids or other loved ones that you care. It’s her “Mom in a Box” and “Friend in a Box” strategy for bringing a little comfort and a smile.

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