Podcast

Podcast


Northeast Ohio Parent is on the airwaves with its podcast series “aParently Speaking” hosted by Miriam Conner. Several times a month new episodes will be released that go beyond the pages of the magazine to expand on relevant, enriching, and humorous topics including some fascinating guests from the greater Cleveland area and beyond.

Simply click on the links below to start listening. New episodes will be posted here and also pushed out through our weekly e-newsletter and Facebook platforms. You can also subscribe via iTunes, Google Play and Podbean.

If you have comments, suggestions, or questions please reach out to podcast host Miriam Conner at [email protected]. Thanks for listening!

Podcast Episode #22: Eating Disorders in Kids and Teens

On the latest episode of aParently Speaking, Dr. Jessica Castonguay, a physician at Akron Children’s Hospital's Division of Adolescent Medicine, joins host Miriam Conner to discuss eating disorders in children and teens. Learn why more kids are affected than you may think, as well as warning signs and risk factors.
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Podcast Episode #21: Kids and Sports

On this episode of aParently Speaking, host Miriam Conner talks with Dr. Joseph Congeni, who shares his expertise on specializing in one sport, preventing injuries from overuse, concussion awareness, advice on kids reaching their true athletic potential, and more.
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Podcast Episode #20: Parent Panel on Family Travel

On the newest episode of our aParently Speaking podcast, host Miriam Conner speaks with father of five Jason Russ and mom of three and travel blogger Leah Yoder, who reminisce about some of their family vacations. This episode is sure to stir up some of your own family vacation memories!
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Podcast Episode #19: Family Vacation Planning

Does winter weather have you thinking of sunnier skies? On the latest episode of aParently Speaking, host Miriam Conner talks with Tricia Scott, owner of Visit Mickey travel agency, who gives family vacation ideas for different budgets and interests. She also shares some great family travel tips.
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Podcast Episode #18: Parent Panel — Family Traditions and Togetherness

Research shows that traditions are important in building strong family relationships between generations. Being a part of the special things our family does helps us to have that sense of belonging. In this episode of aParently Speaking, host Miriam Conner talks to two moms, who also happen to be sisters, about their family traditions.
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Podcast Episode #17: Jen Toohey on Motherhood

On the latest episode of aParently Speaking, host Miriam Conner sits down with Star 102 morning show co-host Jen Toohey, who shares some things she enjoys doing with her boys, her views on discipline, allowing her kids to be themselves, and more.
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Podcast Episode #16: Parent Panel — Children With Special Needs

On this episode of aParently Speaking, host Miriam Conner continues the conversation about special needs parenting with Dan Clapper and Megan Strok, who share some of their experiences, including who they think benefits from inclusion. Listen as they share challenges and offer advice and ways you can get involved.
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Podcast Episode #15: Special Needs Parenting with Cyndra Cole

In the latest episode of aParently Speaking, host Miriam Conner talks about special needs parenting with mother of five Cyndra Cole. As the mother of a child with Williams syndrome and a member of the board of trustees for the Williams Syndrome Association, Cole shares some of her experiences including the diagnosis, the joys and challenges of special needs parenting, and the mission statement she created for her daughter.
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Podcast Episode #14: Parent Panel — Dads Speak Out

On the latest episode of aParently Speaking, host Miriam Conner talks with three local dads who share some of the challenges and lessons they have learned along the way. They also discuss what they love most about parenthood the one thing they want to make sure their kids always know no matter what.
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Podcast Episode # 13: Sara Carnes Discusses Creating Calmness as a Parent

In the latest episode of aParently Speaking, host Miriam Conner sits down with local radio personality Sara Carnes, co-host of the Family-Friendly Morning Show on 95.5 The Fish, to discuss how parents can create calmness for themselves and their family.
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