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The Parent's Place

The Parent's Place

By Sara Hendricks and Jennifer Daly
A podcast for parents to develop skills that will strengthen families and protect children. Hosted by two professionals, with combined experience of over 21 years working with children and families. Jennifer and Sara both have a passion for making a difference for the one. We know we won't change the world, but we can make a difference one person at a time. Here is where we will share our expertise and interview other professionals to help make a difference for each of our listeners.
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Supporting One Parent Households with Amanda Luzzader

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Supporting One Parent Households with Amanda Luzzader

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The 5 Love Languages with Sara and Jen
Whether you're familiar with the 5 love languages or it's a brand new concept for you, this episode helps us understand its importance and revisit what it means to speak in our spouse's love language. Contact us: Find us on social media: Take the quiz here: 
February 22, 2021
How To Avoid An Unhealthy Relationship with Kaleena Anderson
Kaleena Anderson helps us know how to recognize the red flags of an unhealthy relationship. Contact us: Find us on social media: Resources:
February 15, 2021
Supporting One Parent Households with Amanda Luzzader
Parenting can be difficult for all of us, but perhaps those who parent alone have an extra element of hard. Amanda helps us understand the difficulties single parents face and know how we can support one parent households with kindness and compassion. Contact us: Find us on social media:
February 8, 2021
Keeping the Spark Alive with Lacey Bryce
Valentine's Day is a great way to show love towards your children and significant other. Lacey helps us see why those little efforts make a big difference in our families. Contact us: Find us on social media: Resources: Gift ideas: Staycation: Sensuality Post-Baby:
February 1, 2021
Indoor Family Fun with Britney Bird
Winter can feel like it drags on with small children and being stuck inside all day. Britney helps us know how to navigate the winter months in a more enjoyable way through fun indoor activities. 
January 25, 2021
Winter Blues with Sharon Bingham
Are the Winter Blues a real thing? Sharon Bingham helps us understand what this means and how to combat it. Contact us: Resources: 
January 18, 2021
Anger with Jen and Sara
Today we're talking about anger. What is it? What does it do to our body? And how can we channel it into something productive instead of something negative? Both as adults and as children, we need to learn to control our anger and not give all the power to the source of the anger. Join Jen and Sara for a discussion on how to do this. Contact us: Find us on Facebook: Anger management activity: How anger affects the brain and body source: Brene Brown quote:
January 11, 2021
Balancing Work and Home Life Panel
Whether working outside the home or being a stay at home mom, it's hard to find balance. In this episode we interview three women, Kathy Sellars, Holly Frischknecht, and Audrey Hoffman, who give us their view points on how to make ends meet. Find us on Facebook: Sara Hendricks: Jen Daly: 
January 4, 2021
Saying Good-Bye to 2020, Looking at the Positives, and Setting Goals with Esterlee Molyneux
It's no secret that 2020 was unexpectedly different from what we're used to, but a lot of good came out of it too. Esterlee helps us see the positives and gives us ways to plan for the new year! The Five Minute Journal app:  Contact us: Facebook:
December 28, 2020
Last Minute Gift Ideas with Jennifer Anderson
Christmas is FOUR. DAYS. AWAY! Jennifer Anderson gives us ideas on last minute gifts to give this holiday season that are outside of the box and meaningful!  Contact us: Find us on Facebook: The Starfish Giving Machine: 
December 21, 2020
Q&A with Jen Daly and Sara Hendricks
Our listeners have sent in some hard parenting questions that most of us can relate to in some way. Jen and Sara do their best to answer these questions and give tips on how to approach these situations. If you enjoyed this episode, please send us more questions and rate our podcast on iTunes! Email us at: Record a voicemail at: Follow us on Facebook: 
December 14, 2020
Routines During the Holidays with Alyssa Stevenson
It can be hard to stick to routines during the holidays when traditions pull us in every direction. Alyssa gives us great insight into how we can make routines work while still enjoying the hustle and bustle of the holidays. Record questions here:  Meet Jen: Meet Sara: Follow The Parent's Place on social media:
December 7, 2020
Holidays and Budgets with Tifanie Findlay
Holidays can get expensive and quickly break the budget with last minute shopping. Tifanie shares great ways to make a plan and stick to a budget during the holiday season.
November 30, 2020
Traditions with Hilary Anderson
Traditions are the memories that last a lifetime. Hilary helps us understand what traditions look like and why they're so important. The Book of New Family Traditions by Meg Cox
November 23, 2020
Mindfulness with Kindra Bean
Learn what it means to be mindful and how we can implement this practice without any big changes in routines. Kindra Bean helps us better understand mindfulness and gives us great ideas on how to stay in the moment and not let our minds wander. Record your questions here: Resources mentioned in this episode: [ | ] [ | ] [ | ] Apps: Calm, Insight Timer, Breathe (Sesame Street), Happify, and Headspace The Family Place: Find mindfulness videos here and try them with your kids: 
November 16, 2020
The Comfort Corner Technique with Candice James
The Comfort Corner is a technique that helps children regulate their energy and prevent negative behaviors from happening. Candice James teaches us what the Comfort Corner looks like and how we can implement this technique in our homes! Contact us:
November 9, 2020
Mental Health with Curtis Snelgrove
It's sometimes hard to know how to talk about mental health and how to support others in their mental health concerns. Curtis Snelgrove helps us understand the signs and symptoms of mental illness, possible risk factors, and how we can protects ourselves and lend support to others. Contact Sara and Jen: Resources:  The Family Place:  Mental Health First Aid: Safe UT App for Android: Safe UT App for iPhone: National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 Bear River Health Department Resource Mental Health Directory:
November 2, 2020
Halloween with Jen Daly and Sara Hendricks
Traditions help strengthen families. In this episode, Jen and Sara share some of their Halloween childhood memories, what they do currently to celebrate the holiday, and give ideas on some new traditions that can be implemented during this unique 2020 year. Contact us at Learn more about the hosts: Visit The Family Place website:
October 26, 2020
Energy with Brandy Mouritsen
Today we're talking about energy. And not the kind that involves crystals and supernatural activity. This is the energy inside our bodies that allows us to function in our daily activities. As you'll find, Brandy is a wealth of knowledge when it comes to this topic and her way of explaining it really helps us see how understanding energy can change the way we function within our homes and in how we effectively communicate with others. We have a new way to contact us since recording this episode. Instead of going to The Family Place website, you can now email us directly at Contact us at Learn more about the hosts here:  Follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Search for The Family Place and also The Parent's Place.
October 19, 2020
Self-care with Cassie Alarcon
Self-care is often put on the back burner, but it's important for each of us and something we need to make time for on a regular basis. Cassie Alarcon gives helpful, worthwhile information in understanding what self-care is and how we can implement it in our lives. We have a new way to contact us since recording this episode. Instead of going to The Family Place website, you can now email us directly at  The Family Place:  Kid's Place care: Meditation videos:
October 12, 2020
Child Abuse Prevention with Hilary Anderson
This episode features Hilary Anderson, who is an expert in abuse prevention. Parents often struggle with how to talk to their children about abuse prevention and what's too much or not enough information. This episode helps break it down and gives parents the tools they need to know how to have those hard conversations. We have a new way to contact us since recording this episode. Instead of going to The Family Place website, you can now email us directly at  Other Resources: The Family Place - Prevent Child Abuse Utah - Darkness to Light - Defend Innocence -
October 5, 2020
Introductory Episode
Meet your hosts, Jennifer Daly and Sara Hendricks! Hear why we've been wanting to start this podcast and what it means to be a starfish thrower.  We couldn't be more excited to finally get this up and running. We hope it brings you as much joy as it has us, but more importantly, we hope it makes a difference in your life. Thank you for joining us. We're so happy you're here! We have a new way to contact us since recording this episode. Instead of going to The Family Place website, you can now email us directly at 
October 4, 2020