Boys Built Better
By NoCo FM
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Boys Built Better is bringing you experts in all areas of parenting boys, from the normal everyday parenting stuff to big current day issues. Join me so we all can live a slightly saner life and do better for our boys, one episode at a time. Located in beautiful Fort Collins, Colorado, NoCo FM is a 24/7 streaming radio station and podcast network focused on telling the stories of underserved and minority communities. We produce a number of shows on topics such as parenting, tabletop gaming, inspiration, sex and sexuality, and more. Hear more great shows at https://noco.fm or wherever you get your podcasts.
||CleanBBB 018: Coming Out and Supporting Your Son's Sexuality||When does a child who is gay start to realize that? And what does coming out look like from both that boy’s perspective and his parents? Today we are chatting with my friend Leslie Lubell and her son Eli about one story from two perspectives. From.||3/13/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBBB 017: Talking To and Teaching Boys About Money||All the Questions Man, have I been fielding a lot of questions about money lately. How much money do we have? Can we buy a Lamborghini? I want to go out to lunch with friends, can you give me some cash? All this talk prompted me to consult the...||2/27/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBBB 016: Boys Beyond the Ball - Boys in Theater with Jason Peck||"To Thine Own Self Be True" -William Shakespeare In our first Boys Beyond the Ball episode, I am talking to Jason Peck director of theater at St. Luke’s School as well as the founder and co-artistic director of Thrown Stone Theater Company. We ar||2/13/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBBB 015: Boys and Speech: Supporting Speech Development and Identifying a Delay||I’ve been thinking about boys and speech. Maybe it’s because my nephew is in speech therapy, maybe it’s because my friend’s son is too or maybe it’s because I have concerns about my own 6-year-old. Do boys talk later than girls? What can I do||1/29/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBBB 014: Identifying, Diagnosing and Living with Dyslexia||“Dyslexia robs a person of time; accommodations return it.” –Dr. Sally Shaywitz Learning to Read is hard enough as it is, right? But what if your child also has a language processing disorder? And how would you know? Today I am talking with.||1/15/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBBB 013: Connecting With Your Child and Supporting Emotional Development||Happy New Year!!! My resolution this year is to continue to be there for my boys in a greater way than just checking in on homework assignments daily. And today we are talking about just that. I met my guest, Amber Olsen, through Facebook several.||1/1/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBBB 012: Farm School and Inspiring Boys to Get Outside||Laughing Buck Farm Today I am chatting with Rosemary Graff owner of Laughing Buck Farm in Fort Collins. Five or so years ago, a friend introduced me to this little gem in Northern Fort Collins and my children have been going there in some capacity...||12/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBBB 011: Holiday Gifts for Boys||What on Earth do you get a 12-year-old boy for XMAS?! This is what I typed into my search bar this weekend. He just had a birthday and he couldn’t even tell me what he wanted for that, now XMAS? In a way, I am glad. He understands that he already has||12/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBBB 010: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Awareness||Today I am chatting with Shana Kagan, founder of Jedi Tedi about her son’s Complex Regional Pain Syndrome diagnosis. Since November is CRPS Awareness Month, I thought I would help shed a little more light on Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. This is...||11/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBBB 009: Creating Sexually Healthy Boys of All Ages and Talking To Your Son About Sex||If there is one thing that has been in the news lately, it is boys and sex. The focus has been on violence and men behaving badly, right? Well, as a parent how do you combat that? How do you teach your own son to do better? It starts by talking...||10/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBBB 008: Sleep Apnea, Tonsillectomies, and My Biggest Regret||If I could go back in time: Sleep Apnea and Tonsillectomies Raising kids is full of ups and downs and there are definitely things I wish I could have done differently along the way. If I could, for example, I would have changed the way I handled...||10/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBBB 007: Raising High School Boys||In the last of our series on transitioning to schools, today I am chatting with Alexis Karasek, a mom whose son just graduated high school. In our other transitioning episodes, we focused on making a one-grade leap. Since high school spans a lot of.||10/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBBB 006: Transitioning to Middle School||Chatting with my friend Erin Dirvonas about transitioning to middle school. Since I have two kiddos making transitions this I have been thinking a lot about them. Today I am chatting with my friend Erin about middle school and making the change...||7/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBBB 005: Transitioning to Elementary School||Chatting with my friend Sydney Smith about transitioning to kindergarten. I’ve been thinking a lot about getting my own son ready for kindergarten and moving to such a big building. We discuss academics, independence skills and tips to make the...||6/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBBB 004: Surviving the Summer with Boys||Solo Episode, chatting about all things summer! Organizing yourself and your kiddos, fun activities, keeping up with academics and staying sane!! Tip 1- Get Organized To Do Sheet – A few years ago, I used a “No Screen-time Until” sheet to this o||6/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBBB 003: Mental Well-being of Boys with Kyle Douglas||Interview with Kyle Douglas, chatting about the mental health of boys with tips on how to raise boys to be mentally well and also information about what therapy is and when to utilize it. Show Notes Children’s book about taking care of yourself so..||5/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBBB 002: Growth and Development of Boys with Pediatrician Roy Benaroch||Last Fall, at my oldest son’s 11 year checkup, the pediatrician mentioned the onset of puberty. Sounds silly, but I hadn’t really thought about it before and I certainly didn’t know about the changes my son was about to go through. (If you need a||5/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBBB 001: Welcome to Boys Built Better||In this episode you will learn a little more about Boys Built Better and its host, Jessica Crow. Jessica is a mom to 3 boys aged 5, 9 and 11 who decided to get into podcasting after a particularly hard year as a parent. The Boys Built Better podcast...||4/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
This is everything I have been looking for. I am raising two boys, who are 9 and 6 currently, and as a mom have so many questions. I have an hour commute to and from work 5 days a week and spend a lot of time listening to Podcasts while I drive. Thank you for starting this because I will be diligently following!