Daisy Turnbull – 50 Questions to Ask Your Teens

https://omny.fm/shows/luke-and-susie-podcast/daisy-turnball-50-questions-to-ask-your-teens 50 Questions to Ask Your Teens is a guide for parents and carers navigating the confusing and exciting world of adolescence. You’ll find questions that encourage your teen to master the practical as well as trickier topics, including friendships, consent, self-compassion, managing conflict, mental health, boundaries and media influences. Moving beyond the predictable milestones of childhood, this book addresses …

Catchup Podcast- Parenting, Cleaning, and Adulting is hard.

Luke and Susie explore: Don’t get proud: From 2017: As we sat on the deck having family brekky, I looked over at one of my sons and was so proud to see him improving his skills in using his knife and fork. He’s been working at it and has been getting better and better. I was just about to tell him …

Jeff Cookston, Ph.D – 6 tips to be a better Father

“Fathering has a lot to offer a man. Fathers are happier and derive more meaning from everyday activities than men without children. But fatherhood can also be a struggle. A man can be a biological father without doing much actual parenting—or a breadwinner who doesn’t do much childcare and housework—but many men today strive to be all things at once: father and …

Does your Personality have a colour?

 One of the questions this week is from Yolanda and we look at what colour your personality would be and why. That and more with this weeks Discourse. We have a jackpotting online shopping spree to giveaway as a part of the 10in10. Make sure you get to the end of the Discourse to find out how. Thanks for being …

Episode 172: Tom Docking – Dad’s Group because even Dad’s need to know they’re not alone

Tom Docking

https://omny.fm/shows/luke-and-susie-podcast/episode-167-tom-docking-dads-group-because-even-da Family is the smallest unit of a society but even the smallest unit needs attention. In a stereotypical family, a mother’s connection with her children is greater than a fathers. But our guest in today’s podcast views it slight differently. He founded a parenting group for fathers called the Dad’s Group with the aim of encouraging fathers to step up their …

102: JANINE GARNER – FROM ME TO WE

It’s a busy life running a family, a company, a mini-menagerie, writing a book and running a philanthropic organisation, but Janine Garner does it. Her capacity, however, comes not from being superwomen, but rather by unlocking the key to increasing our ability to achieve through collaboration. We discuss the dynamics of collaboration from trust through to courage and take a …

096: JENI BONELL – SIXTEEN CHILDREN AND COUNTING

There was a time when having a large family was common. In this day and age, however, it is against the norm, especially with the high cost of living. Though there was a time that she couldn’t imagine having children, Jeni Bonell is now a mother of 16 children and is continuing to pray for more. Luke and Susie catch …

065: SUZIE BOTROSS – BREAK FREE FROM MOTHERLY GUILT

Mothers all know it. “I work too much”, “I don’t read to my child enough”, “I don’t listen to my child properly” and that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Motherhood is often laiden with guilt, but it doesn’t have to be. Our guest in this episode has done the hard yards, exploring what is behind motherly guilt and what …

053: DR CHARLOTTE MIDDLETON – THE LITTLE THINGS AND POST-NATAL CHALLENGES

Dr Charlotte Middleton began her medical career out of the spotlight. Between “The Little Things” series and a post-natal DVD series, Charlotte has revealed she has talent beyond the medical rooms. Luke tests her comfort with how she’s portrayed in the land of PR with a game of “Approve or Deny”, we hear about how becoming a mum changed how …