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The Boy Mom Podcast with Monica Swanson and Friends

Sep 27, 2019

For this Aloha Friday episode my son Jonah (18) joins me to talk about some of his recent favorite books and podcasts.  I add a few of the books my fifteen year old son has been reading as well, and we link to all of them in the show notes.  Jonah loves to read and it's fun to hear him talk about all of these things!  I...


Sep 24, 2019

I am thrilled to have my friend,podcaster, and fellow (4-)boy mom, Heather MacFadyen on with me in today's episode.  Heather and I are talking about sensory processing issues in boys, and how we can best help our boys in this area.  Heather has a professional background which introduced her to this subject, but she also...


Sep 20, 2019

This Aloha Friday Episode springboards off of Episode 020 where my husband, Dave, and I talked about all of the things we can do NOW, to prepare for the day our children launch into independence one day.  Dave and I mentioned the importance of teaching our kids life skills, and in today's episode I offer a free...


Sep 16, 2019

This is a special episode because we are covering the final chapter from my book, Boy Mom.  My husband Dave joins me for this conversation, as we go over the "7 Things parents can do now, so they are ready to launch their kids later."  This is really the heart of this Podcast and my Boy Mom book!  This episode is...


Sep 12, 2019

My 15 year old son Luke joins me in today's episode as he shares a quote from George Washington which says:  "It's better to be alone than in bad company."  Luke shares his thoughts on this, as well as a couple Bible verses, and his own personal experience seeking good friendships.  This is a great episode to have your...