Episode 81: Reducing High School + College Stress

The stress associated with high school education and college entrance is legendary. But is it necessary? In Episode 81 of Edit Your Life, Asha interviews Gabrielle Blair, creator of the Design Mom blog and mother of six, about her family’s low-stress, high-trust approach to their kids’ educations. They discuss what the phrase “good school” really … [Click this link to continue reading…]

Episode 48: Easing Back To School Transitions

Back to school season is tough for many families — not just because of logistics such as adjusting to new routines and re-engaging in the dreaded lunch making, but also because the transition can lead to anxiety that’s unpredictable in nature and duration and is hard for the entire family. In Episode 48 Christine and … [Click this link to continue reading…]

Episode 13: Raising Readers (Guilt-Free!)

Reading ought to be fun, but can sometimes be a stressful topic for parents. In Episode 13 of Edit Your Life, I interview Amy Mascott, co-author of Raising a Rock-Star Reader, a nonjudgmental book loaded with quick tips for busy parents. Listen in to hear: why you need not correct your kids’ speech, a clever way to … [Click this link to continue reading…]