Ep. 214: To Share or Not to Share? Part 2 with Parenting Consultant Gia Gambaro Blount

August 8, 2022

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In part two of their interview with parenting expert and consultant Gia Gambaro Blount, Shanna and Laura get answers to questions about sharing toys, talking to kids about nudity and handling toddler’s cute aggression toward babies and pets. Gia imparts some wonderful parenting advice about asking critical questions, fostering collaboration and more! Also, Shanna checks in on her recent trip back home to Arizona, and Laura discusses why the “lasagna method” of bed-making came in very handy this week. Finally, they share their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Shanna’s kids are 3.5 and 6 years old, and Laura’s kids are 3.5 years old and 17 months old.

Hosted by Laura Birek and Shanna Micko

Produced by Laura Birek, Shanna Micko and Steve Yager

Guest: Gia Gambaro Blount

About Gia:

Gia Gambaro Blount has 20 years of experience supporting thousands of families as a parenting consultant, parent & me educator and guest speaker. She has her Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and 20 years of experience teaching parenting and child development classes. She has facilitated over numerous parenting classes, reaching well over 2,500 families through her work at The Family Room, Pasadena City College and St. Marks Elementary School. Additionally, she is an adjunct Child Development Professor at Rio Hondo Community College, Pasadena City College, and Moorpark College.

To learn more or book a consultation with Gia, visit giagambaroblount.com.

Show Notes:

  • Gia Gambaro Blount Want some extra one-on-one guidance from Gia? Book a consultation with her today!
  • The Family Room This is where Laura met Gia while taking toddler-and-me classes with Auggie and Sebastian.
  • Sleep Button* This is the recordable talking button Shanna used to make a "Sleep Button" for CeCe.
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