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The Bespoke Parenting Hour is a podcast about and for parents who are tired of being told how to do it. There’s no one way to parent--there are as many ways as there are kids. Parenting styles, strategies and philosophie
Latest Episode6/8/2021

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers Takes on Big Tech

Ep. 21
On this week’s Bespoke Parenting Hour, host Julie Gunlock talks to Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers about kids and technology, her efforts to explore and expose how Big Tech is affecting children's mental and emotional wellbeing, and the launch of her newBig Tech Accountability Platformwhich seeks greater transparency and accountability from Big Tech companies. Julie and the congresswoman also discuss their shared experience as mothers of special needs kids, school closures, and how Congress can (and should!) do more to help special needs kids succeed in the public school setting.---The Bespoke Parenting Houris a podcastaboutandforparents who are tired of being told how to do it. There’s no one way to parent--there are as many ways as there are kids. Parenting styles, strategies and philosophies should be bespoke--tailor made to fit you, your family, and most importantly, your kids! Twice a month,Bespokehost Julie Gunlock is joined by a variety of guests who are parenting the way they see fit.You can listen to the latestBespokeepisode(s) here or wherever you get your podcasts. Then subscribe, rate, and share with your friends. If you are already caught up and want more, join our online community atiwf.org/connect.Sign up for our emails here:http://iwf.org/sign-upIndependent Women’s Forum (IWF) believes all issues are women’s issues. IWF promotes policies that aren’t just well-intended, but actually enhance people’s freedoms, opportunities, and choices. IWF doesn’t just talk about problems. We identify solutions and take them straight to the playmakers and policy creators. And, as a 501(c)3, IWF educates the public about the most important topics of the day.Check out the Independent Women’s Forum website for more information on how policies impact you, your loved ones, and your community:www.iwf.org.Be sure to subscribe to our emails to ensure you’re equipped with the facts on the issues you care about most:https://iwf.org/sign-up.Subscribe to IWF’s YouTube channel:https://www.youtube.com/IWF06.Follow IWF on social media:- onTwitter- onFacebook- onInstagram#IWF #Bespoke #AllIssuesAreWomensIssues
6/8/2021

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers Takes on Big Tech

Ep. 21
On this week’s Bespoke Parenting Hour, host Julie Gunlock talks to Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers about kids and technology, her efforts to explore and expose how Big Tech is affecting children's mental and emotional wellbeing, and the launch of her newBig Tech Accountability Platformwhich seeks greater transparency and accountability from Big Tech companies. Julie and the congresswoman also discuss their shared experience as mothers of special needs kids, school closures, and how Congress can (and should!) do more to help special needs kids succeed in the public school setting.---The Bespoke Parenting Houris a podcastaboutandforparents who are tired of being told how to do it. There’s no one way to parent--there are as many ways as there are kids. Parenting styles, strategies and philosophies should be bespoke--tailor made to fit you, your family, and most importantly, your kids! Twice a month,Bespokehost Julie Gunlock is joined by a variety of guests who are parenting the way they see fit.You can listen to the latestBespokeepisode(s) here or wherever you get your podcasts. Then subscribe, rate, and share with your friends. If you are already caught up and want more, join our online community atiwf.org/connect.Sign up for our emails here:http://iwf.org/sign-upIndependent Women’s Forum (IWF) believes all issues are women’s issues. IWF promotes policies that aren’t just well-intended, but actually enhance people’s freedoms, opportunities, and choices. IWF doesn’t just talk about problems. We identify solutions and take them straight to the playmakers and policy creators. And, as a 501(c)3, IWF educates the public about the most important topics of the day.Check out the Independent Women’s Forum website for more information on how policies impact you, your loved ones, and your community:www.iwf.org.Be sure to subscribe to our emails to ensure you’re equipped with the facts on the issues you care about most:https://iwf.org/sign-up.Subscribe to IWF’s YouTube channel:https://www.youtube.com/IWF06.Follow IWF on social media:- onTwitter- onFacebook- onInstagram#IWF #Bespoke #AllIssuesAreWomensIssues
5/25/2021

From Parent to Parent-Activist: How One Mom Launched A Movement of Parents Demanding Better Public Schools

Ep. 20
On this episode of theBespoke Parenting Hour, host Julie Gunlock talks to PR professional and founder of Do Better FCPS (which stands for Fairfax City Public Schools) Sue Zoldak about the unwillingness of public school officials in her community to listen to parents, the slow process of fully opening public schools in her state, the anti-Asian "equity" policy changes happening in her school district, and why she and other parents have had to become activists to demand better public education. Tune in for this lively conversation!---The Bespoke Parenting Houris a podcastaboutandforparents who are tired of being told how to do it. There’s no one way to parent--there are as many ways as there are kids. Parenting styles, strategies and philosophies should be bespoke--tailor made to fit you, your family, and most importantly, your kids! Twice a month,Bespokehost Julie Gunlock is joined by a variety of guests who are parenting the way they see fit.You can listen to the latestBespokeepisode(s) here or wherever you get your podcasts. Then subscribe, rate, and share with your friends. If you are already caught up and want more, join our online community atiwf.org/connect.Sign up for our emails here:http://iwf.org/sign-upIndependent Women’s Forum (IWF) believes all issues are women’s issues. IWF promotes policies that aren’t just well-intended, but actually enhance people’s freedoms, opportunities, and choices. IWF doesn’t just talk about problems. We identify solutions and take them straight to the playmakers and policy creators. And, as a 501(c)3, IWF educates the public about the most important topics of the day.Check out the Independent Women’s Forum website for more information on how policies impact you, your loved ones, and your community:www.iwf.org.Be sure to subscribe to our emails to ensure you’re equipped with the facts on the issues you care about most:https://iwf.org/sign-up.Subscribe to IWF’s YouTube channel:https://www.youtube.com/IWF06.Follow IWF on social media:- onTwitter- onFacebook- onInstagram#IWF #Bespoke #AllIssuesAreWomensIssues
5/13/2021

Masking Cruelty: Why the CDC’s irrational masking rules for children are unnecessary and cruel

On this first ever Bespoke Pop Up, host Julie Gunlock speaks to IWF President Carrie Lukas about the CDC's absurd and cruel masking requirements for kids (as young as 2!) attending summer camp and discuss why public health officials are proving to be so irrational on these issues, how mask theater has affected confidence in the vaccine, and why people, in general, aren't hearing the good news about plummeting COVID infection and hospitalization rates. Tune in for this quick listen!---The Bespoke Parenting Houris a podcastaboutandforparents who are tired of being told how to do it. There’s no one way to parent--there are as many ways as there are kids. Parenting styles, strategies and philosophies should be bespoke--tailor made to fit you, your family, and most importantly, your kids! Twice a month,Bespokehost Julie Gunlock is joined by a variety of guests who are parenting the way they see fit.You can listen to the latestBespokeepisode(s) here or wherever you get your podcasts. Then subscribe, rate, and share with your friends. If you are already caught up and want more, join our online community atiwf.org/connect.Sign up for our emails here:http://iwf.org/sign-upIndependent Women’s Forum (IWF) believes all issues are women’s issues. IWF promotes policies that aren’t just well-intended, but actually enhance people’s freedoms, opportunities, and choices. IWF doesn’t just talk about problems. We identify solutions and take them straight to the playmakers and policy creators. And, as a 501(c)3, IWF educates the public about the most important topics of the day.Check out the Independent Women’s Forum website for more information on how policies impact you, your loved ones, and your community:www.iwf.org.Be sure to subscribe to our emails to ensure you’re equipped with the facts on the issues you care about most:https://iwf.org/sign-up.Subscribe to IWF’s YouTube channel:https://www.youtube.com/IWF06.Follow IWF on social media:- onTwitter- onFacebook- onInstagram#IWF #Bespoke #AllIssuesAreWomensIssues
5/11/2021

Pandemic Pods: The educational innovation cropping up everywhere and why you too can start one for your kids

Ep. 19
On the latest Bespoke Parenting Hour, host Julie Gunlock speaks to Ali, a mom who set up a "pandemic learning pod" in her home for her own four kids as well as a few neighborhood kids. Julie and Ali discuss the challenges of pulling kids out of a traditional school setting, the joys of watching your child thrive and grow educationally, the search for a curriculum that fits, and the question of if there will ever be a return to the public schools (spoiler: not likely!). Tune in for this inspiring conversation!---The Bespoke Parenting Houris a podcastaboutandforparents who are tired of being told how to do it. There’s no one way to parent--there are as many ways as there are kids. Parenting styles, strategies and philosophies should be bespoke--tailor made to fit you, your family, and most importantly, your kids!. Twice a month,Bespokehost Julie Gunlock is joined by a variety of guests who are parenting the way they see fit.You can listen to the latestBespokeepisode(s) here or wherever you get your podcasts. Then subscribe, rate, and share with your friends. If you are already caught up and want more, join our online community atiwf.org/connect.Sign up for our emails here:http://iwf.org/sign-upIndependent Women’s Forum (IWF) believes all issues are women’s issues. IWF promotes policies that aren’t just well-intended, but actually enhance people’s freedoms, opportunities, and choices. IWF doesn’t just talk about problems. We identify solutions and take them straight to the playmakers and policy creators. And, as a 501(c)3, IWF educates the public about the most important topics of the day.Check out the Independent Women’s Forum website for more information on how policies impact you, your loved ones, and your community:www.iwf.org.Be sure to subscribe to our emails to ensure you’re equipped with the facts on the issues you care about most:https://iwf.org/sign-up.Subscribe to IWF’s YouTube channel:https://www.youtube.com/IWF06.Follow IWF on social media:- onTwitter- onFacebook- onInstagram#IWF #Bespoke #AllIssuesAreWomensIssues
4/27/2021

Indoctrinating Kids: How Activist Teachers Are Using Their Classrooms Not To Teach, but To Push Politics on Young Children

Ep. 18
On this episode of the Bespoke Parenting Hour, host Julie Gunlock speaks to Parents Defending Education President Nicki Neily about politics in the classroom. All across the country, parents are reporting concerning cases of activist teachers using their classroom to push radical leftist ideology on children as young as Kindergarten age. Why is this? What can be done? How can parents fight back? Nicki talks about her new organization—Parents Defending Education, it’s mission, and it’s plans to help parents do what must be done to reverse this corrosive trend in education. Tune in!---The Bespoke Parenting Hour is a podcast about and for parents who are tired of being told how to do it. There’s no one way to parent--there are as many ways as there are kids. Parenting styles, strategies and philosophies should be bespoke--tailor made to fit you, your family, and most importantly, your kids!. Twice a month, Bespoke host Julie Gunlock is joined by a variety of guests who are parenting the way they see fit.You can listen to the latest Bespoke episode(s) here or wherever you get your podcasts. Then subscribe, rate, and share with your friends. If you are already caught up and want more, join our online community at iwf.org/connect.Sign up for our emails here: http://iwf.org/sign-upIndependent Women’s Forum (IWF) believes all issues are women’s issues. IWF promotes policies that aren’t just well-intended, but actually enhance people’s freedoms, opportunities, and choices. IWF doesn’t just talk about problems. We identify solutions and take them straight to the playmakers and policy creators. And, as a 501(c)3, IWF educates the public about the most important topics of the day.Check out the Independent Women’s Forum website for more information on how policies impact you, your loved ones, and your community: www.iwf.org.Be sure to subscribe to our emails to ensure you’re equipped with the facts on the issues you care about most: https://iwf.org/sign-up.Subscribe to IWF’s YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/IWF06.Follow IWF on social media:- on Twitter- on Facebook- on Instagram#IWF #SheThinks #AllIssuesAreWomensIssues
4/13/2021

Woke PTA: How the PTA Stopped Representing Parents and Became an Adjunct of Public School Bureaucrats and Cheerleaders for the Teachers Unions

Season 1, Ep. 17
On this week's Bespoke Parenting Hour, Julie Gunlock talks to investigative reporter Luke Rosiak about the increased politicalization of the PTA—an organization that’s supposed to represent all parents. Julie and Luke discuss his investigation into the lurch left by the National PTA and why the organization was and continues to be absent from the national conversation about school shutdowns.The Bespoke Parenting Hour is a podcast about and for parents who are tired of being told how to do it. There’s no one way to parent--there are as many ways as there are kids. Parenting styles, strategies and philosophies should be bespoke--tailor made to fit you, your family, and most importantly, your kids!. Twice a month, Bespoke host Julie Gunlock is joined by a variety of guests who are parenting the way they see fit.You can listen to the latest Bespoke episode(s) here or wherever you get your podcasts. Then subscribe, rate, and share with your friends. If you are already caught up and want more, join our online community at iwf.org/connect. Sign up for our emails here: http://iwf.org/sign-upIndependent Women’s Forum (IWF) believes all issues are women’s issues. IWF promotes policies that aren’t just well-intended, but actually enhance people’s freedoms, opportunities, and choices. IWF doesn’t just talk about problems. We identify solutions and take them straight to the playmakers and policy creators. And, as a 501(c)3, IWF educates the public about the most important topics of the day.Check out the Independent Women’s Forum website for more information on how policies impact you, your loved ones, and your community: www.iwf.org.Be sure to subscribe to our emails to ensure you’re equipped with the facts on the issues you care about most: https://iwf.org/sign-up.Subscribe to IWF’s YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/IWF06.Follow IWF on social media:- https://twitter.com/iwf on Twitter- https://www.facebook.com/independentwomensforum on Facebook- https://instagram.com/independentwomensforum on Instagram#IWF #SheThinks #AllIssuesAreWomensIssues
3/30/2021

Crossing a Line: How Protestors Terrorized a Mother Home Alone with her Child

Ep. 16
On this week's Bespoke Parenting Hour, Julie Gunlock talks to IWF legal fellow Erin Hawley about her frightening experience dealing with protestors outside her home, how the police and her neighbors and community reacted, and why politics has become so uncivil in recent years.The Bespoke Parenting Hour is a podcast about and for parents who are tired of being told how to do it. There’s no one way to parent--there are as many ways as there are kids. Parenting styles, strategies and philosophies should be bespoke--tailor made to fit you, your family, and most importantly, your kids!. Twice a month, Bespoke host Julie Gunlock is joined by a variety of guests who are parenting the way they see fit.You can listen to the latest Bespoke episode(s) here or wherever you get your podcasts. Then subscribe, rate, and share with your friends. If you are already caught up and want more, join our online community at iwf.org/connect. Sign up for our emails here: http://iwf.org/sign-upIndependent Women’s Forum (IWF) believes all issues are women’s issues. IWF promotes policies that aren’t just well-intended, but actually enhance people’s freedoms, opportunities, and choices. IWF doesn’t just talk about problems. We identify solutions and take them straight to the playmakers and policy creators. And, as a 501(c)3, IWF educates the public about the most important topics of the day.Check out the Independent Women’s Forum website for more information on how policies impact you, your loved ones, and your community: www.iwf.org.Be sure to subscribe to our emails to ensure you’re equipped with the facts on the issues you care about most: https://iwf.org/sign-up.Subscribe to IWF’s YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/IWF06.Follow IWF on social media:- https://twitter.com/iwf on Twitter- https://www.facebook.com/independentwomensforum on Facebook- https://instagram.com/independentwomensforum on Instagram#IWF #SheThinks #AllIssuesAreWomensIssues