Sarah R. Moore – Published Writer and Founder of Dandelion Seeds Positive Parenting

Sarah R. Moore is a published writer and the founder of Dandelion Seeds Positive Parenting. Certified by the Raffi Foundation for Child Honouring, she works alongside bestselling parenting author Elizabeth Pantley. She also spent a year observing Teacher Tom, a leading practitioner of ‘democratic play-based’ education. She has extensive experience teaching and raising little kids, including highly sensitive children, with play-based and positive parenting. Before you listen to this episode, you may be interested to check out my interview with her daughter who chose the name Stream Buggy for the show. Stream Buggy related the importance of being supported in tough times and Sarah has explained in detail why this particular strategy worked. She also shared her forest school experience and her strategies in connecting with kids using play and non-verbal communication.

You can check out her recommended parenting resource links below:
https://elizabethpantley.com/
https://www.handinhandparenting.org/
https://www.ahaparenting.com/
https://raffifoundation.org/

You can subscribe to Sarah Moore’s Positive Parenting content through these websites:

 

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Stream Buggy – 6 Years Old, Product of Worldschooling and Positive Parenting

How do we get kids to listen? It is time to learn from the best resource – a kid! In this episode, 6-year old Stream Buggy tells us why timeouts don’t work and what adults could do to help children when they are having a hard time. She also shares a game that she plays with her mom, Sarah, to get chores done around the house. As they say, children are the best teachers, so make sure to hear and follow Stream Buggy’s parenting advice for all adults. After this show, check out Sarah Moore’s episode to learn about the family’s positive parenting strategies in detail.

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Colleen Cherry – Masters Level Child Life Specialist

This podcast is about the importance of play when children are in vulnerable situations. Today’s guest, Colleen Cherry, is a Masters Level Child Life Specialist with a Certification in Thanatology, (Death education and bereavement). Its tough stuff to talk about, but when a child is terminally ill, or loses a family member, its crucial to have somebody there who knows how to navigate that in a way thats developmentally appropriate for kids. She provides medical and diagnosis education, palliative care, hospice support and bereavement to children. She also has a degree in Art Education, so even more coping strategies through visual and verbal expression. Colleen shared in this episode the importance of play and her unique set of resources to help busy parents to play with kids and make mundane activities more engaging.

To get in touch with Colleen Cherry, you may visit the following links:

playwellchildlife@gmail.com

https://www.playwellchildlife.com/

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Angela Dixon- Chiropractor with a Passion for Kids!

Dr Angela Dixon is a prenatal and pediatric focused chiropractor. Moms see her to have healthy pregnancies that lead to healthy deliveries. Parents bring their kids to her clinic for a variety of reasons including but not limited to hyperactivity/ADHD, sensory processing disorder, anxiety, anger/aggression, developmental delays, ear infections, colic, trouble nursing, bed wetting, trouble with classroom learning, and so much more. Let’s listen to learn how Dr Angela helps children function better in their daily routines. Click the following links to get to know more about her services:
Website:
https://supportingwestashley.com/member/angela-dixon/
Social Media:
Www.facebook.com/newhopechirosc
Www.instagram.com/newhopechirosc
Upcoming Classes:
https://facebook.com/events/s/adhd-sensory-workshop/563775510848430/?ti=icl
https://facebook.com/events/s/new-year-new-slate-positive-fa/2490197251268391/?ti=icl

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Kathie Williams, RN, DrPH – Director of Public Health, EdVenture Children’s Museum

During more than 30 years of public health experience, Kathie Williams has worked in Africa and the U.S. in health care delivery, maternal and child health education, nursing education, development of health literacy materials, and accessing health care for refugees resettled in the United States.  Dr. Williams holds a B.S. in Nursing from Duke University, M.P.H. in public health nursing from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a DrPH in Health Promotion Education and Behavior from the Norman J. Arnold School of Public Health at USC-Columbia. After joining EdVenture in 2007, Kathie worked to expand health programming at EdVenture to include greater community collaboration, opened the BioInvestigations Lab as part of a National Institutes of Health grant and opened the Taste Buds Nutrition Lab.  In 2011 EdVenture was awarded a National Medal for Museum and Library Services for their health programs. In the show, she describes how she designs programs to keep children engaged, how she communicates rules and instructions and introduces us to “whole body” listening.
You may contact Dr. Kathie Williams at kwilliams@edventure.org. To learn more about Edventure Children’s Museum, visit https://www.edventure.org/.

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Sara Sharnoff Chesley – Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Sara Sharnoff Chesley helps teenage girls with eating disorders, anxiety, depression, life transitions and self expression. Sara was born and raised in Columbia, SC, graduated with Psychology Degree from Indiana University and a Masters of Science in family therapy from the University of Massachusetts Boston. After working at an adolescent outpatient eating disorder clinic in Waltham, MA, she moved to Charleston, SC to continue working as a licensed therapist with individuals, couples, and families. Let’s listen to the episode as Sara details her very valuable family-based approach of treatment for teens who are facing mental health issues.
Check out Sara Chesley’s services and profile at:
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Shawna Adams – Board Certified Behavior Analyst

Shawna Adams is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and is an Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) specialist. She has worked with children with Autism in the home, clinic, and school settings. Starting in her second year of graduate school, she began working with individuals through the child welfare system by teaching parenting behavior management classes as well as assisting with in-home behavior management for foster, adoptive, and biological families. She received her degrees of Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Master of Psychology from Florida State University. Her work touches on how to motivate children to perform desirable behavior and affect some change in the environment to help anyone struggling with behavior. In this interview, Shawna has explained how to get kids to listen from a behavioural standpoint and gave simple tips for parents on how to use reinforcers and consequences.

You may find Shawna’s office at https://www.carolinabehavioralspecialists.com/

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