We’ve been so grateful to our recent expert Spawned guests who have offered their help in navigating these last two years with our kids. And this week’s expert, Mara Koffmann, is no exception. She shares her expertise from years working with kids and families as co-founder of Braintrust Tutors, especially in the area of executive function skills. These are the extremely important skills that help us plan, focus attention, and manage multiple tasks successfully (just to name a few).

In this episode, she goes a little deeper into how kids learn executive function skills, how the pandemic (and well, stress, anxiety, and other environmental factors), can affect them, and what parents can do if they see their kids struggling, plus a whole lot more.

Listen now to this super helpful episode, and then be sure to subscribe to our podcast so you never miss an episode!

What you need to know about executive function skills| Spawned podcast Episode 266

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Our cool picks of the week

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Mara: Stephen King books. She’s obsessed!

Liz: Yellowjackets, a new show that’s getting a ton of worthy buzz.

Kristen: The Dribble Up med ball, (above), a smart medicine ball that tracks your workouts through an app on your phone.

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