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The PakMag Parents Podcast

Laugh til you cry.
Cry til you laugh.
That’s parenting, and that’s the PakMag Parents' Podcast!
We at PakMag want to go on the parenting journey with you. And we're  
bringing the experts along for the ride. Get the answers to those  
questions we've all asked ourselves a million times and lets make this  
whole parenting gig a bit smoother.
Join us every week as we speak to a parenting expert, discover the  
latest in parenting products, apps and trends and attempt to make  
sense of this weird, wacky and wonderful world of parenting.
Our host Bree James is a proud mum to two boys and five fur babies,  
and the Founder of PakMag, a parenting magazine for families that has  
printed over 3 million copies in the past 12 years.
Whether you're searching for some comic relief or a few helpful tips  
on bringing up your kids, we want to laugh and learn with you. Get  
your weekly dose of hints, tips and giggles and don't forget to tell  
everyone, you heard it on PakMag.

May 30, 2019

When we say birthing partner, we don't mean you and your bestie having babies at the same time (although that would be pretty cool). We are talking about support during labour - supporting a woman when she's giving birth is a big responsibility and can be quite nerve-racking if you've never done it before.



May 23, 2019

Remember pre-baby when you used to get 8 hours of sleep? Ah, those were the days. Many new parents suffer from sleep deprivation and this can have a series of consequences on their lives. Bree is joined by Dr Harvey Karp, one of America's most-trusted Pediatrician and Child Development Expert, who explains how lack...

May 16, 2019

Are time-outs the best form of punishment? What about counting to three, or yelling? 

Trying to find the right parenting style is a never-ending battle, and let's face it, no one will ever perfect it. However, Dr Vanessa Lapointe, author of Discipline without Damage and Parenting Right from the Start, can help you get...

May 9, 2019

Many people think children who have irregular sleep patterns are normal and are quick to dismiss it, however this can kickstart a lifetime of problems for your child. Bree chats with Speech Pathologist and Myofunctional Practitioner Sharon Moore to talk about the impact and consequences of having sleep...

May 2, 2019

We all aspire to be the best parents we can be, and hope to improve upon the mistakes that our own parents made. But sometimes we say or do something as parents, and we can't help but wonder if it's attributed to the way we were brought up. Neuroscience Expert Shelley Evans Wild will help us understand the methodology...