Episodes

Mothers of Misfits Podcast Episode 57

57: Parenting a child with KAT6A | Audrey Conley

Audrey and her husband knew something was different about their son moments after his birth. But it took 10 years to get an accurate diagnosis. Join Audrey and Emily as they speak openly about the challenges of raising a child with a rare genetic condition known as KAT6A.

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54: Multigenerational Autism | Lola Dada-Olley

Lola Dada-Olley’s adult brother and two kids are on the autism spectrum. Lola shares how she went through parentification as a child. She draws on those difficult experiences as the “blueprint” for the mom she is today. Despite all of life’s challenges, Lola faces every day with joy and resilience.

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51: How to Help Our Kids Excel in School | Alexis Peterson

Alexis Peterson is a Stanford- and Harvard-educated private tutor with over 19 years of professional tutoring experience. She scored a perfect 1600 on the SAT as a junior in high school and has amassed an extensive resume of perfect and 99th percentile test scores since. Alexis shares tips and tricks to help your kids actually ENJOY learning and test prep: a goal that’s more achievable than one might think!

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50: How to Foster Civility in Our Kids | Sejal Thakkar

Sejal Thakkar dubs herself “Chief Civility Officer” and “Legal Training Ninja.” In her 17 years as an employment law attorney, Sejal encountered plenty of incivility in the workplace. She shares simple, approachable strategies to foster civility in our kids and set them up for success in life.

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48: How to Plan for College | Mike Giffin

Mike Giffin, founder of Ensphere College Planning Services, shares the 5 steps to successfully guide your family through the college planning process. He and Emily also talk through the common pitfalls of college planning and how to avoid them.

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