Words of Wisdom: Reflecting on 4 Seasons of Where You Are
With four seasons of the podcast under their belts, our hosts reflect on episodes that have resonated with them. Bryn, Char and special guest Michelle Horn look back at topics including sleep, feeding and eating, concurrent disorders, when parenting gets tough, and more. Together, they discuss some of the gems shared by our many amazing guests including:
- How to focus on your child's strengths to help them build skills to manage difficulties in life
- Things parents and caregivers can do when their child is struggling with mental health challenges
- Connection and the power of showing up
- And much more!
You can read the transcript for the full episode here.
You can also find and download the episode on your preferred streaming service here.
- Kelty Webpage: Parents & Caregivers
- Book: The Power of Showing Up: How Parental Presence Shapes Who Our Kids Become and How Their Brains Get Wired, by Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson (2020)
- Parent Peer Support for Families at the Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre
Bryn Askwith, MSc, is a Project Manager with the BC Children's Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre, is our lead producer on this very Where You Are Podcast, manages Mental Health Promotion & Health Literacy initiatives tailored to children and youth across B.C., and is a loving mom of 2 energetic kids who continue to be her greatest teachers.
Michelle obtained her Masters of Public Health from the University of Alberta. Michelle is an innovator who sees the value of Health Promotion and the positive effects it can have on the lives of families in BC. Michelle works at BC Children's Hospital managing the Knowledge Centre for Innovation and its many health literacy initiatives. Outside of work, Michelle is a parent of two young children who keep her curious and on the go.
Char, is a beloved co-host on Where You Are. She obtained her Masters of Public Health from the University of Alberta, and from there went on to become passionate leader in Health Promotion. Currently, Char works at BC Children's Hospital as part of the Health Promotion & Health Literacy team. When she's not challenging the many myths, stereotypes, and stigmas that surround mental health, you can find Char playing with her energetic young children and trying to squeeze in many moments of self-care that allow her to show up as her best self, every day.