Ep. 77 Interview with Jay Papasan, co-author of The One Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results

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Jay Papasan, author of multiple bestselling books including The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results, is the featured guest this week. In our conversation, we talk about how he and co-author Gary Keller came up with the One Thing concept and how it can help parents. We also talk about why creating lists might be a bad idea and about the right time for parents to try and launch a new business.

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Ep. 76 Interview with platinum-selling singer-songwriter Lisa Loeb

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Platinum-selling singer-songwriter and mother of two kids Lisa Loeb is this week’s featured guest. In addition to her radio hits, she has multiple children’s albums, specials and books. She’s also created The Camp Lisa Foundation to allow kids, who wouldn’t normally have the opportunity, go to summer camp.

In our conversation, we talk about her work for adults and children and about why she wants to help more kids attend summer camps. We’ll also talk about how she talked Steve Martin and Ed Helms into playing on her children’s albums, about the music industry for modern artists and, of course, about her #1 hit song, a song I absolutely love, called Stay (I Missed You).

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Lisa and I backstage at the Word of South Festival

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Ep. 73 Interview with Pinkalicious and Peterrific author Victoria Kann

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Pinkalicious author and illustrator Victoria Kann is this week’s featured guest. In our conversation, we talk about how she got started writing children’s books, the cool technique she uses to create her signature Pinkalicious illustrations and about the Pinkalicious musical. We also talk about her writing process and about her new book, Peteriffic, which follows the adventures of Pinkalicious’ brother Peter.

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Ep. 72 Interview with Jenna von Oy, star of Blossom and The Parkers and author of Situation Momedy: A Very Special Episode in Toddlerdom

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Jenna von Oy who played Blossom’s fast-talking best friend Six on the show Blossom is this week’s featured guest. She’s also starred in The Parkers and made several guest appearances on shows like Cold Case, 7th Heaven, Chicago Hope and Martin. She’s even voiced characters on animated shows and movies like Family Guy, The Goofy Movie and Hercules.

But now she’s playing the real life role of a mom and she’s just released her second book called Situation Momedy: A Very Special Episode in Toddlerdom.

In our conversation, we’ll talk about how she started acting at an early age and what advice she has for parents with kids who want to act. We’ll talk about how the fast-talking skill she developed on Blossom has helped her as a parent. And we’ll talk about how real world parenthood compares to the family sitcom.

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Ep. 71 Interview with Julie Clark, creator of Baby Einstein, bestselling author and CEO of WeeSchool

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Julie Clark, the creator of Baby Einstein, CEO of WeeSchool and author of more than 30 bestselling children’s books, is this week’s featured guest.

In our conversation, Julie tells her awesome story of how she turned her idea for a baby video into a company that Disney would eventually buy. We also talk about how she balances the roles of entrepreneur and stay-at-home mom. She even gives advice to other parents about how to start their own company. And finally, we talk about her new innovative company, WeeSchool, which features an all-in-one app for parents and babies.

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Photos of the WeeSchool app

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