OnPoint Parenting
Parenting is filled with joys and challenges - and so is being a kid! This podcast explores the key issues that students are facing today. You’ll hear questions from parents, valuable insights from experts, and perspectives from students. We want you to leave with fresh insight and strategies for overcoming parenting challenges as well as tools to have important conversations with your child.

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It’s Time for Kindergarten!

Our guest today, Mary Day-Mauro, a curriculum consultant at Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board, brings us beyond the bell and into the classrooms of our youngest learners!

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Going Beyond the Bell

Welcome to Beyond the Bell Podcast (formerly OnPoint Parenting) where you will get an inside look into school life. You’ll hear about topics that you might already be familiar with, but we’ll go a little deeper and give you a glimpse into the behind…

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Understanding and Managing Screen Time

On this episode, Chantelle has a conversation with Amanda Lamb from Pine River Institute in follow up to parent webinars that were presented this spring. Together, they go deeper into the topic of screen time and parenting. You will also hear from our…

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Everyday Mental Health

Listening to this mini episode provides an opportunity to acknowledge the everyday mental health practices you and your family are already doing. These small actions have a great impact. We invite you to listen to this mini episode with your child or…

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Human Trafficking and Preventing Child Exploitation

On this episode Chantelle has a conversation with OneChild Founder and President Cheryl Perera discussing the important topic of human trafficking in Ontario. Together they discuss ways to build parent and caregiver awareness of this local issue as…

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Understanding Eating Disorders

On this episode, Chantelle and Lisa explore eating disorders and disordered eating behaviors. You will hear from students about the challenges they are facing when it comes to  body image and diet culture, as well as the impact of social media. As…

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Accessing counselling support: how to prepare and what to expect.

In this episode SMCDSB School Counsellor Mary Katherine Charters and Chantelle Quesnelle explore common questions and worries youth may have about accessing mental health services and the ways that parents and caregivers can support their child or…

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Accepting Challenges and Encouraging Healthy Risk Taking

In this episode Dr. Jen and host Chantelle Quesnelle explore what parents and caregivers can keep in mind when deciding to step in or step back when their child is facing a challenge. They explore what we can do as adults if we are feeling anxious…

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Holiday Stressors & Strategies

On this Episode, School Counsellor Lisa Hickling Miller and host Chantelle Quesnelle explore some of the stressors that students and families are facing as we head into the 2021 holiday season. You will hear some important insights from students…

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Academic Pressure and the Importance of Growth Mindset

On this Episode Dr. Gyles and Chantelle Quesnelle explore the world of academic pressures. They discuss the impact these pressures have on students as well as parents and how to know when the pressures may be turning into anxiety.

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