COVID’s Impact on Children’s Mental Health & How We Can Help with guest Dr. Roseann Capanna-Hodge

On this episode of the Brainy Moms parenting podcast, Dr. Amy & Teri interview Dr. Roseann Capanna-Hodge: psychologist, mental health trailblazer, founder of the Global Institute of Children’s Mental Health, a media expert who is changing the way we view and treat children’s mental health, and author of the book, It’s Gonna Be OK!   

Dr. Roseann shares how the pandemic has worsened the mental health crisis for our children and adolescents and what we are seeing as a result. She talks about the impact of social isolation and how children are struggling with regulating their emotions and their basic abilities to communicate with others. The good news? There are ways we can help. Dr. Roseann offers some fantastic tips for parents and reassures us that despite the current challenges, it’s going to be okay!

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From Trauma to Transformation: Finding the Silver Lining in The COVID Cloud

In this episode of the Brainy Moms podcast, Dr. Amy Moore and Teri Miller interview Sophia Wastler, MS Ed, the Founder and CEO of the STARZ Program–a children’s fitness enrichment program. Sophia shares how her experience as a physical education teacher inspired her to create a fitness program for young children to give them a jump start on the benefits to their brains and academic performance. She gives tips for helping kids engage in physical activity and tells us why it’s so important. Sophia also shares how moms can easily start their own children’s fitness business.

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