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Developing Curiosity Episodes

Oct. 10, 2022

Episode 68: If it isn't Fun, They're Not Going to Learn with Dr. Dann…

In this episode, DJ speaks with Dr. Danny Brassell about getting your children to read more, read better and actually love reading! Listen in as Dr. Danny explains why “Captain Underpants is the gateway drug to Shakespeare.”...

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Oct. 3, 2022

Episode 67: Is Your Child a Historical Figure? with Barbara Ann Mojica

In this episode, DJ talks with parent, grandparent, retired educator and children’s author, Barbara Ann Mojica, about the importance of learning our history so we can have a sense of where we've come from, who we are and how ...

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Sept. 26, 2022

Episode 66: Do You Know About Heaven's Bell? with Sherrie Barch

In this episode, DJ talks with a Forbes ranked CEO, mother and author, Sherrie Barch, about experiencing the loss of a loved one and the terminology to use with smaller children about death and the grieving process. Listen in...

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Sept. 19, 2022

Episode 65: When Community Engages with Education, Everyone Wins with…

Is there something in school like music, art, woodshop, cheerleading or sports, that keeps your kids wanting to learn more? In this episode, DJ talks with Mark Taylor, a percussionist and instructor from the UK, about the cla...

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Sept. 5, 2022

Episode 63: Biblical What Ifs with Jay Aedo

Do you think there are questions in faith that we just shouldn't ask… or should we be able to ask questions? My guest in this episode is Jay Aedo and he has written a “what if” story from the Bible… …

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Aug. 1, 2022

Episode 58: The Joy of Service with Natalie Silverstein

In this episode, DJ talks with Natalie Silverstein, an author and passionate advocate for family and youth service. Stay tuned as they discuss how service comes into play in our families, in creating a positive attitude in ou...

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July 25, 2022

Episode 57: Are You Providing for Your Kids or Raising Them with Rabb…

In this episode, DJ talks with Rabbi Manis Friedman about raising healthy children beyond the basic necessities, our own parenting fears and insecurities of raising them and how to find your parenting authority and confidence...

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July 18, 2022

Episode 56: Connecting with Your Child by Finding Your Own Child With…

Sometimes the best way to connect with your child is when you join in the childish fun yourself. In this episode, DJ talks with James Heppner, a Results Coach and Podcast Host, about letting perfection go (because you don’t h...

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June 20, 2022

Episode 52: The Power of Fairy Tales with Timothy Stuetz

In this episode, DJ talks with special guest, Timothy Stuetz, a prolific children’s book author, about teaching values, inspiring courage, and bringing curiosity to the lives of our children through fairy tales. Listen in as ...

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June 6, 2022

Episode 50: Curiouser and Curiouser with Bailey Olsen

In this episode, DJ talks with Bailey Olsen about how to inspire our children to be curious about the world around them, encourage them to ask questions, form their own opinions and think independently. Listen in as they disc...

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April 18, 2022

Episode 43: Is Your Child a Mad Scientist? Would You Like Them to Be…

Do you think a 2 or 3 year old is too young for science? Actually, they aren’t! In this episode, DJ talks with Dr. Stephanie Ryan, who specializes in understanding how children learn different topics, especially math and scie...

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March 21, 2022

Episode 39: Building Resiliency in Children with Lisa Sugarman

Our children absorb, internalize and regurgitate our behaviors and actions. If you’re so busy trying to stay perfect and inside the lines with your parenting techniques, what do you think that creates in your children? Stay t...

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Feb. 21, 2022

Answers for Picky Eaters with Jessica Setnick

In this episode, DJ talks with dietician Jessica Setnick about picky eaters. Do you have picky eaters… only eating the same 5 things? Have the battles over eating ever resulted in tears at your dinner time table? Stop what yo...

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Feb. 7, 2022

Finding Joy in Parenting with Craig Parks

In this episode, DJ was joined by Craig Parks whose own son is on the autism spectrum and taught him a lot about parenting, patience and love. Craig shares with us specific ways and things that we can do to …

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Jan. 31, 2022

Neo Positivity: Is the Law of Attraction Working in Your Family?

In this episode, DJ spoke with Neo Positivity about the law of attraction. What is the law of attraction? Neo describes it like this: Have you ever thought of someone, and they ended up contacting you soon after? Think about...

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