The Parent Trip
By The MESH
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Parenting sure is one crazy trip… and while this journey is never ending, everyone is looking for some help along the way. Mary-Margaret and Carol Anne are by no means experts. In fact, they are the opposite. Mothers of young children trying to get some advice on what is to come and guidance on raising a child in today's world. Join the discussion of fears, excitement, humor and confusion… they're just learning as they go.
||CleanThe Parent Trip: Unplugging Your Kids||Carol Anne and Mary-Margaret are back at the table to discuss something we all know too well. Even if we don’t want to admit it. Screen Time. Distractions. Technology. We welcome Matthew Jervis, author of the book,...||9/24/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Parent Trip: Learning Disabilities||Carol Anne and Mary-Margaret learned quite a bit this episode and we are pretty sure you will too! We welcome Brian Smith, Becky Beerbower, and Caroline Allen to the table as we discuss the ins and outs of Learning Disabilities. How to...||3/25/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanQuick Trips 12: Finding A Sitter||This quick trip offers up a few outside the box ideas for finding sitter. Everyone needs some alone time now and then, and family or firends aren't always an ooption. So, here's what we came up with. Tune in now to The Parent Trip: Quick Trips!||12/10/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Parent Trip: The Birds and The Bees||Well, this show may be a little awkward at times, but Mary-Margaret and Carol Anne power through it! Tough topic or not, this is a very important discussion for parents to have with their kids. You may surprised at what we find out... in...||11/12/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Parent Trip: ADHD Coach Ann Miller||Finally back from summer break, Carol Anne and Mary-Margaret welcome special guest, Ann Miller, to the table to help us get down to the nitty gritty of ADHD. Ann Miller is an expert ADHD coach with ADD 2 Success ADHD Coaching. Ann is dedicated to...||8/23/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Parent Trip: Stress No More||We all do it, nobody wants to, but its going to happen - especially with children. It's STRESS! Mary-Margaret and Carol Anne touch on a few easy things you can do to release your tension and avoid sobbing on the kitchen floor (not that...||5/3/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanQuick Trips 11: Bored of Summer||Its the famous last words of a parents' sanity… "I'm bored!" With summer quickly approaching, Carol Anne and Mary-Margaret have some tips on how to get the jump start on keeping your kids active and happy!||4/2/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanQuick Trips 10: Fooled You!||Need some tips to pull off the perfect April Fools joke on your kids? We've got you covered! Carol Anne and Mary-Margaret give you some easy and fun ideas to help "get them good" in this silly Quick Trip!||3/28/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Parent Trip: Tragedy & Children||You never want to talk about it, but, now days you have to. Tragedy effects so many aspects of childrens lives... but when it happens at school, its a whole new discussion. How do you talk to your child about it? What is being done to...||2/19/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNew Dad Files: Episode 3||The big day is almost here! Can Michael prepare for baby Willard just like he did in high school? Wait... what do you mean he made D's and fell asleep? What's he in store for? He's learning massage, eating snacks, watching "the...||1/21/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanQuick Trips 9: Holiday Traditions||'Tis the season for holiday traditions and podcasts! Here's a Quick Trip just for you and yours to enjoy this festive season... see you in 2013!||12/4/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanQuick Trips 8: Thanks!||Just a Quick Trip to say "Thanks" to our listeners -- and give you some super fun Thanksgiving traditions you can start of your own! Carol Anne and Mary-Margaret are thankful for you!||11/20/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Parent Trip 12: Single Parenting||We all know that parenting is pretty much the hardest job out there. Now, imagine doing it by yourself. This month on The Parent Trip, Carol Anne and Mary-Margaret sit down with Chris, a Dad who has been there and done that when it comes...||11/8/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNew Dad Files: Episode 2||Our dad-to-be, Michael, discusses his "Daddy-Do List". All of which need to be handled before the DUE date.||10/31/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Parent Trip: Politics and Parenting||Its election time here in the US. Opinions are flying, mudslinging on the TV, and talk of it even happens on the playground. What's a parent to do? Since there's no real escaping the election buzz - what's the best way to handle it? Carol Anne and...||10/5/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNew Dad Files: Episode 1||From late night cravings to 4 am feedings – Dads share in this crazy trip too! There's a new segment on The Parent Trip, as we welcome a new member to our team this week with the "Dad Files". Listen in and follow along as new dad Michael...||9/21/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Parent Trip: Just Keep Swimming||Carol Anne and Mary-Margaret both love the water... and want their kids to as well! But, how do you overcome the fear of water in the face? What about explaining how to float? Is doggy-paddling okay? Since we want some water-lovin' babies - we brought...||8/29/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Parent Trip: School's Cool||Its that time of year again -- back to school! Its not just about shopping and new teachers - there's lots to get ready for! Carol Anne and Mary-Margaret have some tips for you and your kids about getting back in the swing of things to help with the...||8/22/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanQuick Trips 7: Kid Chores||The word “chores” may strike fear in to the heart of any kid – but no worries parents! Carol Anne and Mary-Margaret of The Parent Trip, have a “Quick Trip” for you to help ease your child into the proper chores for...||7/15/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Parent Trip: Holy Parenting!||You can call it organic, you can say its too hard to do – but this show is about getting down to the nitty gritty of holistic living and how it can effect and aide your parenting. Turns out, its not really hard to adapt to… in fact, your...||5/31/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanQuick Trips 6: Go Green||You may think hippy or dirty. Maybe old or broken? But “reduce, reuse and recycle” have become everyday language in our kids lives. Actually, “going green” can mean a lot of things… and today we share some quick ideas on...||5/21/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanQuick Trip 5: Quick Food||Your hosts Carol Anne and Mary-Margaret take a Quick Trip by talking about making mealtime easier for your busy, on-the-go lifestyle. Join in as we generate ideas to make feeding the family a little less hectic. Less time for planning means more time...||5/4/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Parent Trip: Bullies and Bees||What causes sibling rivalry? Is it good clean fun or something to worry about? What about bullying? Is it the “social media craze” or has nothing changed since the beginning of time? Man, there is so much going on in this episode. Carol...||4/24/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanQuick Trip 4: Summertime||Summer is fast approaching and your hosts Mary-Margaret and Carol Anne are ahead of the game. We’ve got a few suggestions for keeping summer time as organized, relaxed and easy going as possible for you and your children. From sunscreen...||4/12/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanQuick Trip 3: TV Time||Your hosts Carol Anne and Mary-Margaret take a Quick Trip discussing the technology parents have a love-hate relationship with: television. Join us as we share our tips with how to minimize kids exposure to TV. Some are as easy as unplugging and...||4/4/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanQuick Trip 2: Birthday Parties||Your hosts Carol Anne and Mary-Margaret take a Quick Trip by talking about ways to make birthday parties both fun, cost and time efficient. Listen in as we generate awesome ideas like taking a trip to the movies and visiting the local fire department....||3/28/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanQuick Trips: Making and Saving Money||Hosts of The Parent Trip, Carol Anne and Mary-Margaret bring you the first “Quick Trip” by talking about ways to both make and save money for children of all ages. With a three piggy bank system and other quick, simple tips, your hosts...||3/19/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanParent Trip 5: Motivational Parenting||This month on The Parent Trip, two special guests join Carol Anne and Mary-Margaret during a Valentine’s Edition of your favorite parenting podcast. Happily married to your hosts, Wes and Jeff join the discussion as they talk about how these...||2/14/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanParent Trip 4: Tech Smart Parenting||Dads take over The Parent Trip in this episode as hosts Mary-Margaret and Carol Anne welcome tech-savvy fathers on the air to discuss raising kids in the era of technology. Lin Ward, a security administrator and father of one, and Matt Anderson, a...||1/24/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanParent Trip 3: Winter Weather Ideas!||Ideas galore! Looking for something to do with your kids as the weather turns cold? The Parent Trip has you covered... tune in and hear some of these amazing ideas! Also, we finally learn what a "tween" is and re-live our college days with a Parent...||12/14/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanParent Trip 2: Healthy and Happy Eating||The holiday season is here! So that means... lots of yummy food! But how do we keep our kids from only visiting the dessert table? Does it really work to sneak their veggies in other dishes? The Parent Trip welcomes Michelle...||11/16/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanParent Trip 1: Bon Voyage Parents||In this, the newest show on The MESH, Carol Anne and Mary-Margaret admit they need help! Raising kids is tough and they've just started. So, The Parent Trip hopes to search for the answers and guidance on raising todays kids. We used...||10/21/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
This podcast has no substance. The hosts simply ask questions… that's it. No answers just questions.
So far so good!!
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