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In the Media

Parenting Power has been featured as parenting experts on multiple media outlets. Below are links to some of these opportunities:



CBC Radio



Got a picky eater? Here’s how parents can deal September 25, 2017

August 27, 2017 – Step-parenting advice: How to navigate a new blended family, Global News

August 22, 2017 – How to make co-parenting work: Mom is grateful for child’s step-mom, Global News

August 8, 2017 – Meet Gail Bell and Julie Freedman Smith, the Duo with Parenting Power, Women of Influence

March 31, 2017 – Julie with Ryan Jersperson. Parenting: bubble kids or dirty kids? And Trolling your kids.

March 27, 2017 – Julie and Gail with Dr. Brad Ellisor on the Kids Eating Broccoli podcast. Powerful Parenting Advice From 2 Experts About Family Meals, Healthy Children and Recognizing That Our Kids Are Capable

February 26, 2017 – Julie on Taking your kids out of school to travel, The Informed Traveler, National Travel Radio Network

June 29, 2016 – Gail with Deborah Morgan on Kids Health Revolution Radio “Sleep Strategies for your Kids”

June 6, 2016 – Julie with Ryan Jespersen “Trusting your daycare”

May 17, 2016 – Julie with Doug Dirks on CBC “Excuses”

December 15, 2015 – Julie on The Informed Traveler, National Travel Radio Network

August 7, 2015 – Julie on The Current, CBC Radio with Anna Marie Tremonti, “Free Range Kids Just the Latest Parenting Trend”.

November 23, 2015 – Julie on News Talk 630

October 17, 2013 – Gail on CBC Alberta @ Noon discussing some schools change to Halloween celebrations.

October 1, 2013 – Julie on the Rob Breakenridge Show, News Talk770

November 25, 2013 – Julie Freedman-Smith “Have a cringe-free holiday season with your kids”

November 22, 2013 – Parenting is about focusing on the solution, Global News

December 14, 2012 – Talking to your kids about scary news


Globe and Mail




Regular Blog Contributions

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Video appearances

For more media videos, check out their individual media pages:

Julie Freedman-Smith
Gail Bell

All videos can also be found on Youtube.


Me in a Tree – Episode 1

Me in a Tree – Episode 2

Looking for comment on a parenting issue? Parenting Power is always happy to provide timely comments to media in print, on TV, or radio, where appropriate and possible. Please contact Julie Freedman Smith at julie@parentingpower.ca or 403.281.2524.