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Mothers of Misfits
89: Succeeding in College with ADHD | Luke Gilligan
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89: Succeeding in College with ADHD | Luke Gilligan add/adhd college entrepreneurship Jan 11, 2022

Luke Gilligan is a sophomore Entrepreneurship major at Grove City College. He candidly shares his experiences of growing up with ADHD and managing his diagnosis - including...

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88: A Pediatrician's Perspective on Advocating for Misfits | Dr. Alisa Minkin, MD
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88: A Pediatrician's Perspective on Advocating for Misfits | Dr. Alisa Minkin, MD autism special needs Jan 04, 2022

Dr. Alisa Minkin is a pediatrician and mother to six adult children, one of whom has a rare diagnosis. She shares her journey of getting answers for her daughter, finding...

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87: Effective Homework Strategies | Christina Forgeron
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87: Effective Homework Strategies | Christina Forgeron add/adhd education Dec 28, 2021

With a Masters in Education Leadership, Christina Forgeron has been an educator on three continents across grades 2-9 over the last 25 years. Christina and Emily talk about how...

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86: How to Recharge Our Mom Batteries | Gladys Simen
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86: How to Recharge Our Mom Batteries | Gladys Simen health mental health self care Dec 21, 2021

Gladys Simen is a Life Coach for working moms. Listen in as she and Emily discuss simple strategies for busy, maxed-out mothers to rest and recharge.

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85: Financial Planning for Special Needs | Matt Oxenreiter
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85: Financial Planning for Special Needs | Matt Oxenreiter down syndrome long term illness special needs Dec 14, 2021

Matt Oxenreiter is a Certified Financial Planner and the founder of Midway Financial. He has 4 adult children, one of whom has Down Syndrome. Matt and Emily discuss practical...

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84: Girls in Tech | Danielle Boris
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84: Girls in Tech | Danielle Boris confidence stem Dec 07, 2021

Danielle Boris has a bachelor's degree in tech, an MBA in entrepreneurship, and is the founder and CEO of a SaaS company. She talks about how parents can encourage girls and...

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83: Normalizing Neurodiversity | Sivan Hong
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83: Normalizing Neurodiversity | Sivan Hong add/adhd anxiety behavior Nov 30, 2021

Sivan Hong authors and illustrates the children's book series, The Super Fun Day Books. These inspiring books focus on neurodiverse children, who overcome their challenges with...

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82: How to Improve Our Kids' Self-Efficacy | Shaun Banks
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82: How to Improve Our Kids' Self-Efficacy | Shaun Banks add/adhd behavior confidence instincts raising tactile kids self-efficacy Nov 23, 2021

Shaun's entire career is inspired by his own misfits story. His mom always encouraged him to embrace his uniqueness. Now, as a Youth Performance Development Professional and...

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81: Parenting Advice from a Play Therapist | Gelly Asovski
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81: Parenting Advice from a Play Therapist | Gelly Asovski Nov 16, 2021

Gelly Asovski is a Child and family therapist, EMDR Consultant, and Registered Play Therapy Supervisor who specializes in play therapy. She shares why play is the answer to many...

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80: Helping Our Kids Express Healthy Anger | Marty Wolner
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80: Helping Our Kids Express Healthy Anger | Marty Wolner anger Nov 09, 2021

Marty Wolner, a Healthy Anger Coach, shares practical strategies for both parents and kids to channel their anger in healthy - rather than destructive - ways.

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79: The Link Between Executive Functioning and Self Esteem | Sara-Louise Ackrill
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79: The Link Between Executive Functioning and Self Esteem | Sara-Louise Ackrill add/adhd autism behavior special needs Nov 02, 2021

Sara-Louise Ackrill, founder of Wired Differently, talks about the connection between executive functioning and self-esteem. She also shares personal stories of managing autism...

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78: The Mother of All Misfits | Darla Main
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78: The Mother of All Misfits | Darla Main ups and downs of motherhood Oct 26, 2021

Ever wonder what Emily was like as a kid? This is your opportunity to find out! Listen in as Emily's mom, Darla Main, tells all - including some embarrassing stories!

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