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Zen Parenting Radio

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Rank #114 in Parenting category

Education
Kids & Family
Self-Improvement
Parenting
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Zen Parenting is a weekly online radio discussion between a spiritual and emotional mom (Cathy Cassani Adams) and a logical and practical dad (Todd Adams). Anyone else living a life like that?

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Zen Parenting is a weekly online radio discussion between a spiritual and emotional mom (Cathy Cassani Adams) and a logical and practical dad (Todd Adams). Anyone else living a life like that?

iTunes Ratings

551 Ratings
Average Ratings
530
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fantastic podcast

By Allie Boh - May 19 2020
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This podcast has helped me so much with my parenting style. I feel so peaceful after each listen

Very Helpful

By Marocamu - Mar 06 2020
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I really enjoy the consciousness conversation and the willingness to be open to learn.

iTunes Ratings

551 Ratings
Average Ratings
530
12
5
3
1

fantastic podcast

By Allie Boh - May 19 2020
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This podcast has helped me so much with my parenting style. I feel so peaceful after each listen

Very Helpful

By Marocamu - Mar 06 2020
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I really enjoy the consciousness conversation and the willingness to be open to learn.
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Zen Parenting Radio

Latest release on Oct 20, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail 13 days ago

Rank #1: Dr. Dan Siegel- The Power of Showing UP- Podcast #526

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Cathy and Todd interview Dr. Siegel's newest book- The Power of Showing Up- How Parental Presence Shapes Who Our Kids Become & How Their Brains Get Wired.

Dec 31 2019

55mins

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Rank #2: How To Raise An Adult (Part 1)- Podcast #431

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Todd and Cathy discuss a practical checklist of what kids need before they go to college written by Julie Lythcott-Haims, author of How to Raise an Adult. The checklist offers intention and clarity, and recognizes that skills develop over time in a child-developmentally appropriate way. They also discuss why Todd wanted to play Cashflow for his birthday, and why financial awareness is necessary education for our kids.

May 08 2018

56mins

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Rank #3: Be A Happier Parent- Podcast #492

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Cathy and Todd talk with Former New York Times reporter KJ Dell’Antonio about her book How to be a Happier Parent. They discuss some common issues that challenge parents, and explore how to decrease the stress and find more joy.

May 07 2019

1hr 8mins

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Rank #4: The Profound Loneliness of American Men- Podcast #429

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Todd and Cathy discuss the emotional challenges of American men and why this impacts every part of our society. Their guests, Frank Naugo and Shaun Emerson, discuss why men struggle with intimacy, vulnerability, and friendship, and why anger or numbness can become a default setting. They share clips from the Hidden Brain podcast titled How American Masculinity Creates Lonely Men, and discuss how we can redefine what it means to be a man.

Apr 24 2018

1hr 17mins

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Rank #5: Money & Happiness- Podcast #381

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Todd and Cathy discuss how money contributes to happiness and how our relationship with money affects our feelings of success. They reference an episode of The Good Life Project called The Truth About Money and Happiness and discuss documentaries such as Happy, Born Rich, and the 1%. They also discuss how to talk with our girls about body image and why it’s important to find a new and true definition of beauty.

Jun 13 2017

1hr 10mins

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Rank #6: Connection Is Everything Podcast # 483

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Todd and Cathy discuss Dax Shepard’s interview with Dr. John Gottman, and discuss his research around marriage, parenting, sex, and the key to longevity.

Mar 05 2019

1hr 14mins

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Rank #7: How To Value Each Other- Podcast #428

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Todd and Cathy discuss “moral outrage” and how to use it to create positive change. They explain how society tends to value a clean and concise way of thinking, but how thinking out of the box or seeing the bigger picture can lead to greater compassion and connection. They discuss how to support a child who doesn’t want to share, why spaghetti thinking is as important as waffle thinking, and why archetypes can help us understand ourselves better.

Apr 17 2018

1hr 9mins

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Rank #8: Reparent Yourself- Podcast #437

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Cathy and Todd discuss Dr. Robin Berman’s book, Permission to Parent, and also her interview on the goop podcast. They discuss how our brain grows on love, why group-think starts in childhood, and why continuing to seek the approval of your parents can be detrimental to your present-day relationships.

May 29 2018

1hr 8mins

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Rank #9: Listen To This One With Your Partner- Podcast #378

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Todd and Cathy discuss why “figuring out” our partner will cause frustration, but why staying present with every new experience will create intimacy. They use a post from fellow coach Jayson Gaddis They discuss why it’s important to ride the waves with your partner rather than trying to control their emotional expression, and why unpredictability can be just as connecting as predictability. They share a recent miscommunication, explain why labeling family members is detrimental, and practice saying toy boat really fast without messing up.

May 23 2017

1hr 3mins

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Rank #10: Emotional Neglect: What Your Feelings Are Saying- Podcast #512

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Todd and Cathy discuss the different types Childhood Emotional Neglect (CEN) and why it’s important to recognize our own experiences and blindspots. They discuss Malcolm Gladwell’s new book, Talking to Strangers, and how it can help us think in a more nuanced and expansive way.

Sep 24 2019

1hr 7mins

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Rank #11: Part II Parenting The New Teen With Dr. John Duffy- Podcast #511

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In the second half of this two part interview, Todd and Cathy talk with friend Dr. John Duffy about his new book Parenting the New Teen in the Age of Anxiety: A Complete Guide to Your Child's Stressed, Depressed, Expanded, Amazing Adolescence They discuss weed, gaming, identity traffic,  and much more.

Sep 17 2019

1hr 5mins

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Rank #12: Rosalind Wiseman-Building A Culture of Dignity: Podcast #517

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We had two special guests on the podcast today - Rosalind Wiseman and our daughter Jacey - you don’t want to miss this discussion about dignity, respect, Euphoria, sex ed, boy group chats and of course, Mean Girls - we will post next week! 💥

Oct 29 2019

1hr 14mins

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Rank #13: Why Are Women So Tired? A Talk with Karen Brody, Author of Daring To Rest- Podcast #438

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Cathy and Todd talk with Karen Brody, author of Daring to Rest: Reclaim Your Power with Yoga Nidra Rest Meditation. They discuss why women feel so much pressure to be productive, and why we need to redefine what rest really means. They discuss the power of yoga nidra, why it makes such a difference physically, emotionally, and spiritually, and why intention is an essential part of the process. Karen is also the creator/writer of Birth, a play about how low-risk, educated women are giving birth today. Since 2006 the play been performed around the world as part of BOLD, an arts-based global movement inspiring communities to create childbirth choices that work for mothers.

Jun 01 2018

52mins

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Rank #14: The Gift Of Failure- Podcast #407

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Todd and Cathy discuss Jessica Lahey’s The Gift of Failure, and discuss why allowing our kids to make mistakes will help them succeed. They also discuss the difference between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation, why rewards and punishment don’t work, and why praising our kids for effort rather than outcome will lead to greater success and a healthier sense of self. They play a clip of a Hillary Clinton interview on the Dear Sugar podcast, a commercial about failure from Michael Jordan, and discuss Carol Dweck’s book Mindset.

Nov 21 2017

1hr 5mins

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Rank #15: Are You Trying To Force Your Kid?- Podcast #457

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Todd and Cathy discuss how Todd wants to make his daughters watch the documentary "RBG" and how it's not working.  They also talk about a dad who wants to force his daughter to attend "optional" soccer practices. They talk about their own struggle of brand vs. mission for Zen Parenting Radio.  Lastly they play a clip from the "flu" episode.

Sep 18 2018

59mins

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Rank #16: Wounds & Triggers- Podcast #528

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Cathy and Todd discuss childhood wounding and why it leads to triggers in adulthood. They discuss how healthy parts of the self can soothe the wounded parts, and why being triggered is like a replaying an old, painful event or message.

Jan 14 2020

59mins

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Rank #17: Ritual & Power Podcast #452

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Todd and Cathy discuss the rituals and habits the set the tone for our days and nights, and why recognizing and understanding our power is the great success determiner.

Aug 21 2018

56mins

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Rank #18: What is Marriage? Podcast #523

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Cathy and Todd discuss why women are expected to take a man’s last name, and why this can be an important discussion and decision for couples. They discuss the meaning of Miss, Ms, and Mrs., why Queen and Slim and Marriage Story are important movies, and why Carol Spinney, the man who played Big Bird will be missed.

Dec 10 2019

48mins

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Rank #19: Self Care For Kids- Podcast #455

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Todd and Cathy discuss how kids can practice self-care and why a mental health day may reduce their anxiety and possibly decrease the odds of physical illness. They also discuss how couples can discuss balance and equity in the home, and how our society views female anger, specifically Serena Williams anger, during the U.S. Open.

Sep 11 2018

56mins

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Rank #20: “Better” Zen Parenting #427

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Todd and Cathy welcome their friends John and Julie Duffy, hosts of the Better Podcast (formerly titled Undue Anxiety). They talk about Tony Robbins, the #MeToo movement, and why listening and respecting others is essential for real change. They discuss couplehood, family dynamics, and how we can live in joy but always leave room for the dark.

Apr 10 2018

1hr 4mins

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