The Empowering Parents Podcast

Jerry Sandusky. Michael Jackson. Mary Kay Letourneau. All of these individuals were accused and/or convicted of committing unspeakable crimes against children. While certainly upsetting, these high profile cases are a good opportunity to spark a conversation with your kids about staying safe, as parents are the first and most powerful line of defense against predators.

Direct download: EP_Podcast-2014-09-30.mp3
Category:Kids and Family -- posted at: 12:03pm EDT

What do you do when your morning routine just isn’t working? On today’s podcast, we’ll help you get back on track for the school year with 6 Ways to Fix Your Morning Routine, by Megan Devine.



Direct download: EP_Podcast-2014-09-23.mp3
Category:Kids and Family -- posted at: 1:32pm EDT

When you look at kids and people in general, it’s easy to see that we all have differences in our “wiring;” in how our brains work. As a parent, you see these differences between your children every day. On today’s podcast, child psychologist and author of The Total Focus program, Dr. Robert Myers, writes 6 Brain-Training Exercises For Children and Teens.


Direct download: EP_Podcast-2014-09-16.mp3
Category:Kids and Family -- posted at: 3:15pm EDT

Sometimes us parents don’t think we’re anxious because we’re not trembling in our boots. There’s often no visible signs of how anxious we are. Yet when we look inside our heads, we notice that we spend a lot of time thinking about our kids—sometimes scary thoughts about things that haven’t even happened. On today's podcast, learn 5 ways you can relieve parental anxiety.


Direct download: EP_Podcast-2014-09-09.mp3
Category:Kids and Family -- posted at: 12:27pm EDT

Why can’t your kid just follow one simple direction? It’s annoying, right? It’s not like you’re asking them to do something complicated. What you ask is really quite simple:  Fold your laundry. Walk the dog. Take the trash out. Clean your room. So why do you have to say the same thing fourteen times, with your voice and your blood pressure rising every time? On today's podcast: Ask Once and Your Kid Does It: 5 Ways to Make It Happen, by Megan Devine.


Direct download: EP_Podcast-2014-09-02.mp3
Category:Kids and Family -- posted at: 11:55am EDT