Kids on the Pandemic

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-kcgwx-fa320f

Due to a recent report on children’s mental health, Nicole interviews children aged 7-16 about their perspective on the world changes due to the pandemic.  These children have a lot to say about their feeling, politics and school.  It’s a special episode with insight into just how much our children know about the world around them.

We invite you to take a few minutes to check in with your children.  Ask them a few probing questions to talk about the pandemic.  

 

We Need A Resolution

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-2q77n-f462ab

Ever thought that we need a resolution to resolutions? Wondered how the ancient’s celebrated the New Year?  Did the ancient Egyptians even know when the New Year started?

 

In this episode, we explore the evolution of the Resolution and whether it’s time to ditch 4,000 years of tradition. 

Resources:

 

https://www.cnet.com/health/the-history-of-new-years-resolutions-and-celebrations/?fbclid=IwAR2xiV7BHfdj77ow1fFF0ZYbKfVWEFOV8fZh61baHNJb4OB1tvWXc3cSpoM

 

https://www.history.com/news/the-history-of-new-years-resolutions

 

 

Beat the Blah

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-bi2vx-f322cf

The holidays are supposed to be about love and joy, but often we find ourselves a bit down in the mouth.  Maybe it’s the weather and shorter days, but how do we recapture the joy we had as children. 

In this episode, we discuss recapturing our joy while acknowledging that this time of year can be difficult. We discuss strategies to avoid holiday blahs and looking forward to the celebration.

We would love for you to join us on Instagram where we explore the 5 senses of joy every Friday!

IG: @singlemommyfabulous

Don’t miss this episode! It’s almost time for us to sign off for 2020!

Reinventing Your Career

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-f95wp-f20c4c

Your career may seem uncertain right now, but you don’t have to be. Are you ready to make a change in your career? Have you thought about what to do next?  This week, the moms talk about career changes, being flexible, and flowing with change.

We may not have seen it before, but has the pandemic given us a chance to reinvent our careers?

7 Reason It’s Time to Change Jobs During Coronavirus

Reinventing Your Career in the Time of Coronavirus

HerStory: An Ode to My Grandfather by Michelle Lopez

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-vz8sd-f14c18

A personal essay that explores the love and relationship of a granddaughter and her grandfather.

About the Author:

Michelle Lopez

Trilingual, Afrolatina. A writer, a creative. An Oakland, California native. With A B.A. in Cultural Anthropology, I am continuously inspired by my community, my environment, my cultures, my language and the world around me.

www.curlsandwords.com

IG: curlsandwords_

Digital Life: Addiction

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-8zf35-f07e0c

The moms talk about what they learned from the Tween Takeover! The discussion takes a dive into why social media can be an addiction, how it affects our mental health, alters our children’s behavior, and exercises control over some of our actions. 

We offer strategies to combat social media addiction. 

This episode aimed to gain a perspective on social media use. Social media does have a place in our lives.  We must define that place.

**Spoiler Alert***

The Social Dilemma content in this episode. The Social Dilemma is currently streaming on NetFlix.

HerStory: Who are you when no one is looking by Alicia Cañas

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-xnyhn-ef7d7a

Alicia Cañas of the Raw Tea narrates her poetry about self-awareness, acceptance and our relationship to the world around us. 

Alicia Cañas is a Mexican American creative writer with a B.A in Health Sciences from Indiana State University. She highlights complex aspects on the deep topics of self-healing, personal growth, & mindfulness. She does so in a manner that is relatable, & can be easily translated, and received so women can feel confident to take the steps to apply the methods to their lives. Alicia is the founder of The Raw Tea a platform which is currently ran off her IG page @aliciafcanas. With the intent for women to share this space to build a positive relationship with self & the community amongst one another. Through information, shared experience, and motivation The Raw Tea redefines the conversations women have surrounding the phrase “What’s the tea?” Or “I got the tea” into “Together Evolving & Ascending” to reflect the goal of a supportive, positive, and productive dialogue amongst women to ultimately facilitate growth & healing together.

You can find out more about Alicia by visiting our website or heading over to her IG @aliciafcanas