Analise Lotz – Certified Child Life Specialist

Analise Lotz is a Child Life Specialist in Colorado working in the Emergency Department. She holds two bachelor degrees in psychology and religious studies from the University of New Mexico and is a trained mental health therapist with a master’s degree in counseling and psychological services from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. Analise has been a Child Life Specialist for 8 years with experience working at children’s hospitals in Utah, Arizona, and Minnesota as well as for Make-a-Wish. You can reach Analise for your questions through her LinkedIn profile. To know more about childlife, visit: https://www.childlife.org/.

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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.
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Beril Ozay – Child Life Specialist and Recreational Therapist

Beril Ozay is a dually certified child life specialist and a recreational therapist. Beril told stories about her work as an infant and toddler development specialist and managing behavioural issues with teenagers. She also shared her knowledge on utilizing community and social resources for parents who seek to educate themselves about parenting strategies and engage in self-development activities. Beril is very animated and passionate in imparting her expertise and welcomes anyone to contact her through her Facebook page entitled Recreation Therapy RX to ask her questions about child development and behaviour management.

Beril recommends the following parenting resources:
The Explosive Child by Ross W. Greene
Parenting with Love and Logic by Foster Cline and Jim Fay

 

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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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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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