episode one hundred and twenty four: understanding trauma & behavior with Jessica Sinarski

Heather and Jon welcome Jess, author of Riley the Brave and founder of BraveBrains, to the Fringy bit! She is a skilled counselor who understands the neuroscience of trauma and anxiety and finds amazing ways to explain it to kids in language they can understand.

mentioned in this episode:
Riley the Brave
Parenting the Whole Brained Child - book
SENG Houston
The Gifts of Imperfection - book
Inspired - book
Tourist season - book
Tim Dorsey

It’s a brain thing.
— Jessica Sinarski

episode one hundred and twenty one: mom2mom with Linda

With our second mom2mom chat Heather spends the hour with Linda, talking all things fringy mom. Listen in as we talk about parents experience when school isn’t quite fitting right, the decision to homeschool, and how to feed your own wellness as a gifted adult with fringy kids.

mentioned in this episode:
Let the Circle Be Unbroken by Mildred D. Taylor (book)
The Duel: The Parallel Lives of Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr by Judith St. George (book)

Everybody is a Genius. But If You Judge a Fish by Its Ability to Climb a Tree, It Will Live Its Whole Life Believing that It is Stupid.
— Albert Einstein

episode one hundred and nineteen: siblings!

Heather and Jon continue chatting about relationships and this week they tackle sibling relationships. If you have more than one child, you are well aware that nurturing and navigating sibling relationships is not for the faint of heart. Listen in as Heather and Jon talk about siblings, strategies, and trail off into a few random rabbit trails, too!

mentioned in this episode:
Wizard Quest

episode one hundred and eight: what is trauma?

Heather and Jon kick off the topic of the month by discussing just what, exactly, trauma is. In this episode we explore big T traumas, little t traumas, and trauma particular to our differently wired community.

Mentioned in this episode:
”can’t hurt me” by David Goggins (book version)
”can’t hurt me” by David Goggins (audio version)
”extreme ownership” by Jocko Willink
Bradley method

episode one hundred and seven: welcome to the new and improved fringy bit podcast

Ok so a lot of it is basically going to be the same stuff you’ve grown to love, or at least tolerate, but we have decided it was time to make a few changes. Listen up as Heather ad Jon fill you in on all the great newness and also chat a tiny bit about trauma.

Mentioned in this episode:
Spectrum family camp
Dear friend of an exhausted, overwhelmed, drained mama of a differently wired child.