Raising Them Ready. Preparing Kids to Launch in Life - Confident, Capable, and Kind.

by Jonathan Catherman

“Raising kids never goes according to plan. Yet, no one should parent without one.”

Join family man, sociologist, and international bestselling author Jonathan Catherman on a podcast for parents who are doing the best they know how to preparing their kids to launch in life - confident, capable, and kind. Jonathan and his guests discuss practical age-and-ability-appropriate ways to raise resilient kids who thrive in th ... 

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Podcast episodes

  • Season 1

  • Welcome: What's this podcast all about? With host Jonathan Catherman

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    Welcome: What's this podcast all about? With host Jonathan Catherman

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    Welcome to the Raising Them Ready Podcast for Parents. Meet the host Jonathan Catherman and learn what the podcast is all about. Buy RAISING THEM READY: Practical Ways to Prepare Your Kids for Life on Their Own. Amazon: https://a.co/d/94QHoF2 Visit Raising Them Ready online at http://raisingthemready.com

  • 1,000 Hours Outside, a return to play with guest Ginny Yurich

    1,000 Hours Outside, a return to play with guest Ginny Yurich

    Playing outside is an important part of childhood. Ginny Yurich and I talk about why a return to playing outside is so good for kids. An author, speaker, and found of the 1000 Hours Outside Movement, Ginny is the mom of 5 kids who practices what she teachers as her family spends over 1000 hours each year playing, learning, and working outside. Buy RAISING THEM READY: Practical Ways to Prepare Your Kids for Life on Their Own. Amazon: https://a.co/d/94QHoF2 Visit Raising Them Ready online at http://raisingthemready.com Learn more about Ginny Yurich and 1000 Hours Outside Online: https://www.1000hoursoutside.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/1000hoursoutside/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/1000hoursoutside X (Twitter): https://twitter.com/i/flow/login?redirect_after_login=%2F1000hoursoutsid YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAh7PGo3i2OqKlzHP0_ThOA/featured Amazon: https://a.co/d/6rAhtms

  • Street Kid Turned Foster Dad, with guest Peter Mutabazi

    Street Kid Turned Foster Dad, with guest Peter Mutabazi

    Peter Mutabazi struggled to survive as a street kid living in the sewers of Kampala Uganda. Welcomed in by a kind family he received the love and care children need from their parents, especially dads. Now living in America Peter is the foster dad to more than three dozen children. His transformation story from street "trash" to family "treasure" is an inspiration to all parents. Peter shares from his deeply personal experience about why being a good father is such an important part of parenting kids with hope, love, and purpose. Buy RAISING THEM READY: Practical Ways to Prepare Your Kids for Life on Their Own. Amazon: https://a.co/d/94QHoF2 Visit Raising Them Ready online at http://raisingthemready.com Here's how you can follow and learn more about Peter online. Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/fosterdadflipper/?hl=en Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7nyDaM9EbB15AMlOkKQyHw

  • Reconnecting With Digitally Distracted Kids, with guest Thomas Kersting

    Reconnecting With Digitally Distracted Kids, with guest Thomas Kersting

    Cell phones. Social media. Gaming. Kids are spending 8 to 9 hours a day, seven days a week, glued to their phone. Digitally distracted and devise-dependent, tech is affecting the mental and emotional wellbeing of the entire family. Thomas Kersting shares solutions to reconnecting with your digitally disconnected kids. A nationally renowned psychotherapist, author, and television personality, Tom offers some simple strategies to reduce screen-time while increasing mindfulness in ways that help parents help their kids reclaim their time and attention, together as a family. Connect with Thomas Kersting: https://www.tomkersting.com Buy RAISING THEM READY: Practical Ways to Prepare Your Kids for Life on Their Own. Amazon: https://a.co/d/94QHoF2 Visit Raising Them Ready online at http://raisingthemready.com

  • Beauty of Family Diversity, with guest Maria Hansen-Quine

    Beauty of Family Diversity, with guest Maria Hansen-Quine

    Celebrating the beauty of diversity within families is what Maria Hansen-Quine does everyday. Professionally Maria is a Global Race & Ethnic Diversity and Inclusion Manager, children’s book author, and counselor. Personally she is Super Mom to nine kids. Two biological and seven adopted. Every shape, color, and ability is represented in the mosaic of their home. In addition to being a practicing what she’s teaching expert on family diversity, Maria also speaks worldwide about inclusion, adoption, and the importance of belonging. Learn more at www.mariahansenquine.com. Buy RAISING THEM READY: Practical Ways to Prepare Your Kids for Life on Their Own. Amazon: https://a.co/d/94QHoF2 Visit Raising Them Ready online at http://raisingthemready.com