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.

episode one hundred and five: prioritizing whole person wellness

episode one hundred and three: all things auditory with Shelley Francis

Listen in as Heather and Jon have a great conversation with audiologist and author, Shelley Francis. Shelley shares her insights on misophonia, hyperacusis, auditory processing disorder, and the expanding population of sensory sensitive kids and adults.

Mentioned in this episode:
Shelley Francis
No child left unwrapped
the lake house
human being and becoming

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-ninety nine: all things gaming

Tabletop games can be a favorite pastime for gifted minds.Join Heather and Jon as they chat about their views of gaming and provide a long list of their family favorites.

Mentioned in this episode:
Family games:
Curious George hide+seek Zoo
Pengoloo
Hedbanz
Quelf
Slapzi
Itzi
Sleeping queens
Blink
Pass the pandas
Qwingo
qwitch

Adult games:
Kinder perfect
Pick your poison
Trailer park wars

Preteen +:
Yeti eats alien
Smash up
Tsuro
Golden snitch

Knowledge games:
Labyrinth
Mouse trap
Jishaku
The magic labyrinth
Othello

Cooperative games:
Hoot owl hoot
Forbidden island

(wow)

episode ninety-six: intellectual indulgence

Ahh…doesn’t intellectual indulgence sound so warm and cozy and invigorating too? Join Heather and Jon as they talk about intellectual indulgenceand focusing on our kids (and our own!) strenghs and curiosities.

mentioned in this episode:
Astonishing Legends
Colorado Association for Gifted and Talented
Temple Grandin
Temple Grandin HBO movie
Tom Clynes
The boy who played with fusion
Parenthood (movie)