Sami Bell – S.U.R.E. Parenting Mentor, Amazon-Published Author, Teacher, & Speaker

Sami Bell is a wife, mom, teacher, and mentor. Professionally, her degree is in Elementary Education with additional studies in Early Childhood Education and a focus on child development and child psychology. Personally, she overcame a volatile childhood and rewired her brain to eliminate strong triggers and harmful patterns so she could become the mother she wanted to be. She uses these experiences to guide other parents through the journey towards a more peaceful enjoyable relationship with their children.
This episode is full of quotable tips that we like to post on our Instagram page. Because of her rich background in child development and her real experience as a mother raising 3 kids, she was very articulate in talking about toddler brain development and self-regulation. You will hear her sing a little, say out her personal self-regulating mantra and talk about the importance of vulnerability. If you want to be SURE in parenting, make sure to tune in to this episode.
Thanks for dropping by.  For comments/questions/concerns, you may contact the host, James Deas, at james@gettingkidstolisten.com.

Anne Maxwell – Psychotherapist and Author of No.1 Bestseller: Would you Teach a Fish to Climb a Tree?

Anne is a psychotherapist with over 25 years of experience working with children, families and adults. Trained as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW and a Registered Play Therapist – Supervisor, RPT-S. She is also an Access Consciousness® Certified Facilitator and #1 International Best Selling Author.
In addition to her therapy practice, she travels across the country and around the world, facilitating workshops and speaking to groups of parents, school staffs, and medical and mental health professionals, to create awareness and change for kids, families and adults.
In this episode, Anne told a few good stories about how she has helped families manage kids’ behavior and she discussed a very important point – how to listen to kids through their behavior.
Stay tuned to hear what and where you can learn more from Anne Maxwell.
Purchase Anne’s Book Here: https://amzn.to/2RqQeYH
Thanks for dropping by.  For comments/questions/concerns, you may contact the host, James Deas, at james@gettingkidstolisten.com.

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.

Thanks for dropping by.  For comments/questions/concerns, you may contact the host, James Deas, at james@gettingkidstolisten.com.

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/.

Thanks for dropping by.  For comments/questions/concerns, you may contact the host, James Deas, at james@gettingkidstolisten.com.