By Amber Strocel
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Talking parenting, inspiration and more with all sorts of cool people.
||Podcast: Crafting Calm with Maggie Oman Shannon||People create handcrafts for all sorts of reasons. Some crafts are practical, like knitting a hat to keep your head warm. Some are artistic expressions, like creating an amazing and colourful quilt. And some are rooted in our spiritual impulse, like[...]||11/20/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Podcast: Katrina Alcorn Says Moms Need a Break||The title of Katrina Alcorn‘s book – Maxed Out: American Moms on the Brink – resonated with me instantly. While I’m not American, I am a mom. I know how it feels to have a (more than) full plate, with no end in sight. I immed[...]||10/25/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Podcast: Conscious Mom Rapper Monica Morong||I love, love, love podcasting. It is an amazing privilege to interview people and share their stories. What I don’t love, however, is booking people. I don’t mind the editing, the technical work on the back-end, or formatting the posts. [...]||10/18/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Podcast: Experiencing Embodied Power with Leela Francis||Many people don’t feel at home in their own bodies. This can be especially true for women, who receive a lot of messages from society about how our bodies need to live up to some kind of unattainable ideal. We may also have been taught that we[...]||10/11/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Podcast: Just Imagining with Will Stroet||In my time as a parent, I have witnessed some truly terrible children’s entertainment. From plots that make no sense, to seriously grating music, to JUST PLAIN YELLING FOR 20 MINUTES STRAIGHT, I’ve pretty much seen it all. This is why, w[...]||9/23/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Podcast: In Search of a Greener, Groovier Lunchbox with Lori Alper||Did you know that toxins may be lurking in your child’s school lunch? It’s true. While a litterless lunch is a greener way to go, not every water bottle, food container and lunchbox you buy is perfectly safe. For instance, do you remembe[...]||8/31/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Podcast: Raising Sexually Intelligent Kids||One of the most awkward parts of parenting, for me, has been talking to my kids about the birds and the bees. Over more than eight years of parenting, I’ve had ample opportunity to do it. I’ve always done my best to share accurate inform[...]||6/14/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Podcast: Label Lessons with Andrea Donsky||We all know the drill: Eat whole foods, mostly vegetables. Don’t eat too much sugar. Don’t eat too much fat. Don’t eat too much salt. Don’t eat things that come in packages. Don’t eat things with ingredients you can[...]||5/24/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Podcast: Talking Tea for Mother’s Day||I love tea, as anyone who’s seen my annual tea stash challenge knows. I especially love buying tea. There’s something about a new tea that is so full of promise, I just can’t resist it. Because of that, it should come as no surpris[...]||5/3/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Repeat: Podcast with Non-Toxic Avenger Deanna Duke||This edition of the Strocel.com podcast first ran on January 6, 2012. It’s full of good stuff, so I’m pleased to be sharing it with you again. I first came across Deanna Duke on her blog, Crunchy Chicken. Her tagline is, “Putting t[...]||4/12/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Podcast: Arting and Crafting Your Life||When I was creating the Crafting my Life online class, I wanted to interview someone about embracing your inner artist. I got in touch with my friend Amanda, who you may know better as PoMo Mama. Amanda is an in-real-life friend – we escaped f[...]||4/5/13||Free||View In iTunes|
She needs a tv show!
These are great podcasts for the thinking mom. Amber has a wonderful interview style and I am always surprised and delighted to see who she has on her show. Loved the Christine Pilkington interview.