The Parent Well Podcast by Jessica Ridley

WELL Known - Episode 16 - An episode on the Enneagram with Beth McCord

An episode of The Parent Well Podcast by Jessica Ridley

By Jessica Ridley
Welcome to The Parent Well, where our thirst for knowledge is quenched and amazing parents are made. An uplifting podcast for caregivers, with an emphasis on holistic health, nutrition, mindfulness and spirituality.
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WELL Aware - Episode 19 - an episode on ending child slavery, with Operation Underground Railroad
   Since being founded in December 2013, OUR has gathered the world's experts in extraction operations and in anti-child trafficking efforts to bring an end to child slavery. O.U.R.'s Underground Jump Team consists of former CIA, Navy SEALs, and Special Ops operatives that lead coordinated identification and extraction efforts. These operations are always in conjunction with law enforcement throughout the world. Once victims are rescued, a comprehensive process involving justice for the perpetrators and recovery and rehabilitation for the survivors begins. The purpose of this episode is to ensure that we, as every day moms and dads in our home towns and communities, know how to be aware of warning signs, aid in prevention and ultimately HELP Operation Underground Railroad. There are great resources out there to help parents: Shared Hope A21  Supporting O.U.R.:Visit and click JOIN THE FIGHTBecome an Abolitionist (monthly donor)Become a VolunteerShare on Social Media  Take our free online training course: Call the National Human Trafficking Hotline at:  1-888-373-7888  or text 233733 (BeFree) Follow OUR on instagram: @ourrescue Follow us on insta: @theparentwell & @thejessicaridley
August 20, 2019
Parenting WELL By Learning The Art of Surrender - Episode 18
I cannot wait for you to listen in to my chat with Ms. Laura Doyle. She is an incredible woman who has helped hundreds of thousands of ladies learn what it means to truly surrender. The benefits of this art are invaluable in all of our relationships and will ABSOLUTELY trickle down and impact our children
July 9, 2019
Pretty WELL - Episode 17 - Chatting inner and outer beauty with Ally Ellis
Makeup - we know it may not be for everyone BUT what is for everyone, is feeling good about themselves. It matters! Tune in today as Allyson Ellis and I chat about the importance of looking good; for YOU!  Follow and  book Ally on INSTAGRAM:  @ally_ellis14  Some of Allyson's favorites: Bobbi Brown's Teenage Makeup Book: Her TOP 3 Fave youtube tutorials: Her 1 splurge item - SKIN CARE Her surprising penny pincher - Wet and Wild drug store foundation INSTA: @theparentwell and @thejessicaridley EMAIL: FACEBOOK:
April 30, 2019
WELL Known - Episode 16 - An episode on the Enneagram with Beth McCord
We all want to know our kiddos a little better and we often wish they came with a manual! I can't promise that exactly, but this might help :) Beth McCord is an Enneagram coach and she's going to help us understand the 9 types, why it's valuable to learn about them and how to get to know ourselves and our children a little better.  Follow us on Instagram @thejessicaridley & @theparentwell Like us on facebook at and please ask to join the group! Email me at  For seeing how the types relate to each other and for a TON of amazing info:  Beth’s website:  Beth’s Instagram: @yourenneagramcoach Coupon code for Discovering You 50% off: PARENT50 Coupon code for Exploring You 35% off: PARENT35 Free Assessment link and Free PDF download of All 9 Types’ Core Motivations
April 2, 2019
WELL Adjusted - Episode 15 - an episode on raising children with mental strength
Join us as we learn from Angela Roberts about raising well adjusted kiddos. She is a dear friend of mine and and an amazing food blogger/photographer but she also happens to have a masters degree in clinical psychology. Follow her @spinachtiger and treat your eyes and stomachs to her stunning food pics and recipes.  Follow The Parent Well @theparentwell and @thejessicaridley on instagram, like our facebook page and request to join the group! Shoot me an email with any questions, comments or show topic ideas. Angela's Book recommendations:  The Collapse Of Parenting by Dr. Leonard Sax: How To Unspoil Your Child Fast by Richard Bromfield:
February 26, 2019
WELL Oiled Machines - Episode 14 - an episode on essential oils and why you'd want to try them!
Essential oils are all the rage these days but it truly matters where they are sourced and how they are grown. You definitely get what you pay for and Tricia Sheehan and I set out to educate everyone on the importance and effectiveness of pure doTERRA essential oils.  Tricia is a Holistic Health Coach who studies at the School of Applied Functional Medicine. She is a Certified Essential Oil Coach and is passionate about helping people be more educated and inspired about their health. She, her husband, and 3 kids live in North Carolina. Tricia's instagram is @triciawellnesswarrior, Her website is and you can purchase essential oils from her at Follow me @thejessicaridley & @theparentwell Like our fb group at and PLEASE join the group/discussion!  And purchase essential oils from me at Today we have two giveaways - one for a hope touch oil - simply comment on the episode post on facebook or instagram to be entered. AND one for a seat at Tricia's upcoming Spring Cleaning Class. Comment on THAT post with what cleaners you currently use.  That amazing mascara I was talking about :) :
February 12, 2019
WELL Rested - Episode 13 - chatting about sleep and how to get some!
Almost a 1/3 of adults are affected by some form of sleep trouble (and I am definitely one of them! It can be so hard to function and be a good mama or daddy when you're exhausted so I thought we would explore some options and tips to help us get more and better sleep - TOGETHER. Dr. Mohita Patel joins us once again to share her expertise - enjoy! zzzzzzz LINKS: Follow me on instagram @theparentwell & @thejessicaridley Join our facebook group and become part of the community: "The Parent Well" & Leave us a voice note on anchor and send any questions or comments to To contact Mohita Patel: or send an email to If you're interested in working with Mohita, set up an appointment for a free call to see if it's a right fit for you. Listeners of The Parent Well Podcast will receive $75 off of their initial health history session (through March).  Sleep tools and supplements: My organic, low acid, decaf coffee: Chamomile Tea: Tulsi (holy basil) Tea: Valerian: Ashwaganda: Epsom Salts: Blue Blocking glasses: Room Darkening Curtains: LED Light covers: To purchase essential oils:  (This month, receive a free SERENITY and red mandarin if you enroll with a 200pv order) Melatonin: Other supplements: L-theanine Taurine and lemon balm Magnolia (also available in an essential oil)  Phosphatidl serene  Grab a gratefulness journal!!! :)
February 5, 2019
WELL, The Baby's Awake - Episode 12 - An episode on infant sleep!
I'm so excited to share my experience and let you in on some trade secrets when it comes to getting your new little one to sleep. Listen in for help with naps, routines, nighttime sleep and much more. If you love hearing sweet vulnerable ladies share their stories, you'll love this episode.  LINKS!! Stop here - go click rate and subscribe on The Parent Well Podcast before going any further :)  You can email me at Find myself, Sarah Jane, Heather and Kelley on the facebook group for the Parent Well. Simply find our page at and ask to join the group! Where to buy the Babywise book: Where to buy book 2: Where to buy "Toddlerwise":
January 29, 2019
WELL, We're Gonna Be Parents - Episode 11 - Homeopathic remedies for pregnancy and childbirth!
I'm so excited to welcome Dr. Richard Moskowitz to this particular episode. He is one of my favorite authors on the subject of Homeopathy and we are all in trustworthy, capable hands! Please have a listen and prepare to have your mind blown by what these things can do
January 22, 2019
Love WELL - Episode 10 - How to parent in love instead of fear!
Join us as Jamie George shares his insights on parenting in LOVE. We talk about the importance of presence, what little things matter most and some simple ways to connect with your child.  Follow Jamie George on instagram @jamiegeorge24 Check out his website at Follow Journey Church on instagram @journey_tn Live stream or catch up on older messages of Jamie's at A link to Jamie's book "Love Well":  A link to Jamie's newest book "Poets and Saints":  One of Brene Brown's Books that we love: Brene's Website: Brene Brown on instagram: @brenebrown Ted Dekker's Newest book: Ted Dekker's Website: Ted's Devotional Series: Ted on instagram: @teddekker Switch on Your Brain by Dr. Caroline Leaf:
January 15, 2019
Kids WELL Be Kids - Episode 9 - an interview with my kiddos
Listen in to a fun interview with my kiddos - Emma - 14, Orrin 13, James 11 & Samuel 10. :)
January 8, 2019
OverWELLmed - Episode 8 - An episode on stress!
So often we say things like, "stress is killing us" and "I can't handle this" but what if we were able to re-frame our mindset about stress and use it to our advantage? Join us as we dive deep into a discussion with registered nurse and functional health coach, Mohita Patel, about stress, how to manage it and why/how it can actually be good for us. LINKS Follow me on Instagram: @theparentwell & @thejessicaridley Join our facebook group to be a part of the community: "The Parent Well" & like our page at Leave us some voice notes on Anchor! Such a fun way to connect! To contact Mohita Patel: & If you’re interested in working with Mohita, set up an appointment for a free call to see if this is the right fit for you, and listeners of the Parent Well get $75 (through March) off their initial health history session. Kelly McGonigal’s book: The Healing Code book:
December 11, 2018
All’s WELL That Ends WELL - Episode 7 - What we need to stop doing!
With the end of the year quickly approaching, Alicia McMane (from and I, discuss what else might need to end in our lives. We compiled a list of 7 things that need to be added to your "quit list" and we tell you how and why you should do it! LINKS: Follow me on Instagram: @theparentwell & @thejessicaridley Join our facebook group to be a part of the community: "The Parent Well" & like our page at Leave us some voice notes on Anchor! Such a fun way to connect! Necessary Endings by Dr. Henry Cloud: A great website devoted to breaking down Necessary Endings: Alicia’s website: Alicia on insta: @livelikeyoumeanitalberta Alicia on facebook:
December 5, 2018
WELL Placed - Episode 6 - An episode about the life changing magic of tidying up!
Organization! It can be such a daunting word - but no more! Get comfy and listen in to the amazing Ivanka Siolkowsky and I have an honest chat about cleaning up our lives. (Based on the KonMarie method and the book "The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up" by Marie Kondo.) LINKS Follow me on Instagram: @theparentwell & @thejessicaridley Join our facebook group to be a part of the community: "The Parent Well" & like our page at Leave us some voice notes on Anchor! Such a fun way to connect! Ivanka’s website: Facebook: Tidy Moose The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo: Ivanka on twitter & instagram: @tidymoose Ivanka’s folding tips: Ivanka’s four principles to tidying: Ivanka's ebook:
November 27, 2018
You're WELLcome - Episode 5 - How gratefulness can change your life!
Follow me on Instagram: @theparentwell & @thejessicaridley Join our facebook group to be a part of the community: "The Parent Well" & like our page at Leave us some voice notes on Anchor! Such a fun way to connect! Dani says: My Website is: Sign up for our newsletter or the $29.00, 3 hour course called “Inflammation is the Devil”. We also have in person classes called “Dani’s 6 Steps to Healing”. Instagram: @DaniWilliamsonWellness YouTube: Dani Williamson Wellness Facebook: @DaniWilliamsonWellness and Inside Out Healing From Within. We have a live show Sunday evenings called Sunday Night Service that has a different health topic each week on Dani Williamson Wellness Facebook and Youtube. PLUS Tons of FREE lunch and learns at the office that are on the Facebook page. Sign up for our newsletter to be in the loop!! Global Kindness movement link: Robert Emmons: Dan Baker What Happy People Know: Switch on your brain by Dr. Caroline Leaf: Live happy by Deborah K. Heisz: Insight timer App: An awesome website about being grateful:
November 20, 2018
The Bottom Of The WELL - Episode 4 - An episode about depression and nutrition
An episode on depression and the effects of nutrition on it. Lyn-Genet’s Links: Twitter- lyngenet Facebook - TheLynGenetPlan Instagram- https://www. Blog - blog/ Website - Email Jaci at and mention “The Parent Well Podcast” for 20% off a daily guidance program. My episode on nutrition: My episode on self-care: Jen Rainey Counseling: Live Happy Book: Justin Nault’s depression AMA: A great Food Journal: Vitex/Chasteberry Supplement: To buy essential oils from me (especially the emotional aromatherapy touch kit or the EA System kit):
November 13, 2018
WELLfed - Episode 3 - An episode on Clovis, nutrition and eating like a caveman
Nutrition is everything folks!!! Tune in to hear some incredible advice from my friend and Certified Nutritional Therapist, Justin Nault. Don't hide your kids OR your wives - run directly to and start reaping the benefits of a custom plan! Food is a huge part of my story and I'm so excited to be sharing that and this amazing way of life, with all of you. Thank you for listening! Links: Follow me everywhere at: Justin Nault's Clovis website: To get custom macros and see testimonials: Justin's Perfect Paleo Powder: Justin's podcast: Justin's podcast website: USE PROMO CODE "parentwell" for 15% off everything at The Primal Blueprint Blog by CJ Hunt: Book "A Mind of Your Own: The Truth About Depression and How Women Can Heal Their Bodies to Reclaim Their Lives" by Dr. Kelly Brogan: The Protein Leveraging Process: Justin's AMA on Fruit: Justin's AMA on Fat: Justin's AMA on meat: My naturopath: JJ Virgin's book: Lyn-Genet Recitas's book: THE REALITY SHOW WE WERE ON :) :
November 6, 2018
WELLbeing - Episode 2 - An episode on self care
Being a parent sometimes looks like putting everyone and everything else first. But we must learn that self-care is not selfish. Take in some applicable ways to care for YOU so that you can be the best parent possible. This episode includes an interview with licensed marriage and family therapist, Jen Rainey MTS, LMFT. Follow Jen on instagram: @jenraineycounseling Follow me everywhere: Insta: @theparentwell Twitter @thejessicaridley My book recommendations: Live Happy: For getting good at trusting others and letting go (and where I got the idea for making lists of things you love and things that are good for you in order to get better at self-care): Jen's book recommendations: The Whole Brain Child: No Drama Discipline: Brainstorm: Parenting From The Inside Out: The Awakened Family: The Conscious Parent: Jen's Journal Recommendations: Practice You:
October 30, 2018
WELL, I'm Doing A Podcast! Episode 1 - An intro to me!
Hey everyone! Welcome to the well - a judgment free zone to learn and grow with other parents. Pop in to learn a little bit about me and why you'd wanna spend some time with me, each week. We're gonna get inspired and motivated like crazy and hopefully share some laughs along the way. I can't wait do this journey with you! Let's parent well together :) C.S. Lewis said, “You can’t go back to the beginning but you can start where you are and change the end.” To follow me on instagram: @theparentwell & @thejessicaridley To follow me on twitter: @jessicaridley & @theparentwell1 To like us on facebook: and request to join "The Parent Well" group on facebook as well! To email me: To see where I spend my weekends singing: To connect with other mothers of preschoolers: To purchase essential oils from me: To book the wedding band I'm in: and mention my name!
October 24, 2018
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