Category Archives: Parenting

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 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 12.7.15 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
Free help with stress relief at www.soulclaritysystem.com

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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Episode 11.16.15 Too Busy to Relax – Dr Vijaya Nair and Christina McGhee Interviews

relaxation tips from Dr Vijaya Nair

Interviews with Dr Vijaya Nair and Christina McGhee
Sponsored by Soul Access Meditations
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Moms frequently hear that being busy and feeling overwhelmed causes stress, and they need to de-stress. But how are you supposed to find time for stress-relieving activities when you don’t have any time? In her Heart Filled Holidays interview with Sandy Fowler, Dr. Vijaya Nair is sharing the secret to de-stressing when you don’t have time. Then Christina McGhee is sharing her tips for step families to have better family gatherings.

Before our experts share their secrets, Sandy will share 2 ways to save money that don’t include budgets or coupons. And, in Christmas Corner, Sandy will talk about the ease and beauty of giving homemade gifts. Then she’ll share several ideas for simple homemade gifts that you or your kids can make this year.

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Episode 11.2.15 An Invisible Thread Christmas Story – Laura Schroff Interview

Laura Schroff author of An Invisible Thread

Interview with New York Times #1 Best-Selling author of An Invisible Thread, Laura Schroff

Kindness, it’s something we try to show each other as well as teach our children. And it can change the world. That’s what Laura Schroff believes. She’s the author of An Invisible Thread, the New York Times best-selling book sharing her experience of meeting an 11-year-old panhandler and how they changed each other’s lives forever. Sandy Fowler will interview Laura on Heart Filled Holidays radio about her story and how it led to her current work in spreading the message about kindness as well as her new release of An Invisible Thread Christmas Story for children.

Before chatting with Laura, Sandy will share a time-saving way for busy moms to stay fit and feel better. This will be followed by a warning about your holiday treats and one of Sandy Fowler’s Simple Strategies. Lastly, in Christmas Corner, Sandy will share some non-holiday tasks you can do now that have nothing to do with Christmas but will de-stress your season.

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Episode 10.26.15 Successful Living – Dr Vijaya Nair and Robyn Wright Interviews

Successful Living with Dr Vijaya Nair and Robyn Wright

Interviews with Dr. Vijaya Nair and Robyn Wright
Sponsored by Soul Access Meditations
Free help with stress relief at www.soulclaritysystem.com

Heart Filled Holidays Radio kicks off Soul Access Meditations’ series on successful living for moms. Sandy Fowler interviews Dr. Vijaya Nair about her story of how stress ruined her health and how she moved to a better way of living. This is the first in a series of six conversations with Dr. Vijaya on strategies and techniques for letting go of stress and limiting beliefs in order to live a happy, peaceful and successful life.

Then Sandy will pick Robyn Wright’s brain about tech for the holidays. Robyn is a mom who loves to share technology tips. She will share suggestions on how to handle tech gifts for toddlers, how to get the grandparents involved, taking better photos with your phone and more.

Before we explore all this great information our guests have to offer we’ll be talking Halloween. Halloween is almost here and since it falls on a weekend that means antsy kids at home on Saturday. We’ll look at a way to keep them happy and occupied while they wait for trick-or-treat time.

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Episode 9.28.15 Going Debt Free – Tracie Fobes of the Penny Pinchin Mom Interview

Stressed about Money - interview with Tracie Fobes

Interview with Tracie Fobes
Show sponsored by PennyPinchinMom.com

On today’s Heart Filled Holidays radio show we’re tackling money, savings and debt with Tracie Fobes of the Penny Pinchin Mom. Sandy Fowler will interview Tracie to learn more about her story along with a few ideas about debt and savings including the role of couponing. You’ll hear about her blog and how she helps families save money and get out of debt while still enjoying life.

Along with Tracie’s words of wisdom, you’ll hear from Jude Bijou, the author of Attitude Reconstruction. Jude is an expert in helping people shift their attitudes and improve the way they feel about things. Today she’s sharing strategies for handling situations where you’re being blamed for things.

Before these great chats you’ll get to take a look at Halloween, including Sandy’s favorite idea for a baby carrier costume. If you have a tiny bundle of joy to haul around this Halloween you’ll want to hear about this fabulous costume. Closing out the show are 10 ideas for Elf on the Shelf hi-jinx along with one idea that lets Mom and Dad hide the Elf just once for the entire holiday season but still keeps the kids excited.

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Episode 9.7.15 Drama Free Friendship for Teens and Tweens – Annie Fox Interview

Drama Free Friendship

Interview with Annie Fox, parenting expert and author

On today’s Heart Filled Holidays Radio Podcast Sandy Fowler is chatting with our guest, Annie Fox. Annie is the author of The Girls’ Q&A Book on Friendship. She’s an internationally respected parenting expert, a trusted online adviser for tweens and teens,  and she’s joining us today to share insights and tips on drama free friendships. She knows kids need to hone their friendship skills in the midst of some of the most confusing years of their lives. Her advice has been applauded by kids and parents alike and today she’ll help us so we can help our tweens and teens navigate their friendships without all the drama.

Sandy will also be sharing life hacks because every busy mom can use some shortcuts. She’ll include 6 kitchen hacks that can save you time, money and even decrease your stress. Then it’s over to Christmas Corner where you’ll become the coolest gift giver on the block. We’ve found some geeky and quirky gift ideas that might be the perfect fit for one of the geeks on your Christmas list.

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