In this episode, Kara F. (mom of 2) and Louise H. (mom of 2) join our host Tenille Lafontaine to talk about the challenges of keeping girls active. Their conversation touches on:
Tenille lets us in on what our Facebook friends had to say on the matter. Kara and Louise also share their thoughts:
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Hear Kathryn, Shayna and Laura talk about:
Laura shares her thoughts on Mike Lanza's Playborhood.
Shayna tells us about The Stick Book: Loads of Things You Can Make or Do With a Stick by Fiona Danks and Jo Schofield.
Kathryn shares what she learned from Gever Tully's 50 Dangerous Things (You Should Let Your Children Do).
Check out the Mom2Mom list of Books to Raise Active Kids By to see what other books made the list.
Sara (mom of 4) and Corinna (mom of 2) talk about keeping kids active at school. They touch on:
Sara and Corinna also share their thoughts on recent headlines and online posts, including:
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We took our Mom2Mom panel live to the stage at the 2016 Amazing Family Expo in Regina. Listen in as Holly (mom of 5), Catherine (mom of 3) and Diane (mom of 2) talk screen time.
Michelle (mom of 3) and Jenn (mom of 2) chat about their approaches to keeping kids active in summer (hint: they’re not big planners) and discuss:
Michelle and Jenn also shared their tips for planning active vacations, including:
They also share ideas for staycations, debate whether today’s moms have it tougher than our own moms did and discuss an interesting post entitled How This Reformed Helicopter Mom Saved Summer Vacation (2machines.com).
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Barb McGrath (mom of 2) joins Tenille for a chat about screen time, one of the biggest barriers to getting kids moving. In addition to the surprising stat that the average Canadian kid spends 6-7 hours a day in front of a screen, they talk:
Barb and Tenille also discuss recent headlines, including:
Shauna Bear (mom of 2) and Lana Lingelbach (mom of 3) talk kids and sport. Hear their take on:
Both moms have kids involved in competitive sport (hockey and gymnastics). Hear how they make it work for their families, what they think about sport specialization and their thoughts on long-term athlete development.
Our mom panel also weighs in on recent online posts, including:
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Led by host Tenille Lafontaine, our panel of moms took to the stage at Regina's Amazing Family Expo. Holly Gustafson (mom of 5), Diane Ell (mom of 2) and Catherine Gryba (mom of 3, including NHLer Eric Gryba) chat about:
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Corinna Dahl Ritco (mom of 2) and Holly Gustafson (mom of 5) have a cozy chat about a chilly topic: outdoor winter play.
Our moms share:
Corinna shares her perspective as a teacher and former outdoor educator and Holly talks about the Polar Bear Club at her kids’ elementary school. The club gives families the option of letting kids outside at recess even when the temperature dips below -27 C.
Our mom panel also discusses news and recent social media posts on the topic, including:
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Tracy Bosche (mom of 3) and Jayne Leibel (mom of 2) join Tenille for a chat about active toys, including active video games.
Hear why they think:
Tracy and Jayne also share their thoughts on:
Michelle Strawford (mom of 3) and Cindy McMorris (mom of extreme snowboarders Mark & Craig) talk with Tenille about risky play.
Michelle and Cindy share their thoughts about:
Our guests comment on the latest news about risky or unsupervised play, including:
Cindy and Michelle also talk about how they overcome their own fear to let their kids engage in risky play and what their kids – and families – gained from it.
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Sara Toth (mom of 4) and Sheila Hryniuk (mom of 2) join Tenille to chat about walking to school.
Sara and Sheila share their thoughts about:
Walking to school has been in the news a lot lately. Sara and Sheila chime in on some of the headlines, including:
Sara and Sheila also talk about ways to make walking to school safer and easier. Number one on their list is making sure sidewalks are cleared of snow so kids don't need to walk in the street - a real prairie problem!
Visit Saskatchewaninmotion.ca for tips and tools to help make walking to school work for your family.