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Care-U

Care-U

By Don Sturm and Stephanie Brown

Care-U Podcast is a toolbox of resources and conversations for anyone doing the most rewarding, exhausting, joy-filled, and hard work of raising and caring for children. We would love to hear your feedback. You can use this link to share that feedback. forms.gle/TwVoxQBFiii2ebPR6.
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Sneak Peak with Andrew McPeak!
Sneak Peak with Andrew McPeak!
In this episode, we connect briefly with Andrew McPeak.  He is a well-known speaker that works with the Growing Leaders organization.  Andrew has experience with educators, parents, and coaches all around the world, AND he is coming to speak to our educators and caregivers.  He will be in Morton on February 13th.  His presentation will focus on being intentional about leading our future adults. More information is on the Care U website. Growing Leaders Join us to Welcome Back Andrew McPeak
18:55
February 01, 2023
Screen Hygiene 101
Screen Hygiene 101
This episode explores screen hygiene, screen time, and our technology practices.  We navigate the big topics and share resources and reflective prompts with our listeners.  We hope you enjoy the episode!
26:32
January 18, 2023
Exploring Hard Work with Deidre Ripka
Exploring Hard Work with Deidre Ripka
In this episode, we explore the idea of hard work with Deidre Ripka.  Deidre shares insights as both a parent and educational leader and provides practical tools for caregivers.  We hope you enjoy the episode!
26:22
December 14, 2022
Bonus Episode: Holiday Hustle
Bonus Episode: Holiday Hustle
In this episode, we share 5 practical tips for combatting the holiday hustle. We hope you enjoy the episode! WebMD’s holiday fitness guide
16:06
December 12, 2022
Teaching Responsibility with Dina Emser
Teaching Responsibility with Dina Emser
In this episode, we explore the idea of teaching responsibility with Dina Emser.  Dina shares her expertise around this essential topic and provides simple yet powerful tools for caregivers to use.  We hope you enjoy the episode!
27:24
November 30, 2022
The Value of Gratitude
The Value of Gratitude
In this episode, we explore the value of gratitude and share different ways to practice & express gratitude.  A variety of tips & tricks for both grown ups and for the children in our care are shared.  We are grateful for YOU! Emotional Success: The Power of Gratitude, Compassion, and Pride
20:28
November 16, 2022
Parenting Styles: Interview with Morton CUSD#709 Superintendent Dr. Craig Smock
Parenting Styles: Interview with Morton CUSD#709 Superintendent Dr. Craig Smock
Welcome Dr. Craig Smock to Care U.  In this episode, we discussed his journey as a parent and educator. Dr. Smock took the opportunity to reflect on his parenting style. It is chock-full of insightful nuggets, and we hope you enjoy the episode! Here is a link to the book he references in the interview. 
32:56
November 04, 2022
Parenting Styles
Parenting Styles
In this episode, Stephanie and Don explore the variety of parenting/caregiving styles.  Resources: https://wakelet.com/wake/rwMpe-AC-FxV5ipI0KOfO
20:59
October 19, 2022
What to Expect from Care-U
What to Expect from Care-U
This episode dives into our intention behind Care-U.  Although there is no magic wand, we know there is power in reflection and being intentional with our practices as caregivers.  We wanted to communicate that this is our small way to help those caring for children. Your feedback and/or topic suggestions are always appreciated. You can leave a voice message for us on the Anchor app or fill out this Google Form.
13:09
October 05, 2022
Care-U Teaser
Care-U Teaser
Just a little background to our new podcast. Your feedback and/or topic suggestions are always appreciated. You can leave a voice message for us on the Anchor app or fill out this Google Form.
04:15
September 12, 2022