Bethany Braun-Silva is a parenting, entertainment, and lifestyle on-air expert. She is the former editor of and frequently writes about the latest and greatest gear for parents and kids as well as health, women's lifestyle, pop culture, home, and food topics. Her work has also appeared in People, Real Simple, Shape, and Parents. She was previously the Senior Editor of Big Apple Parent Magazine and has written for OK! Magazine, Hollywood Life,, and CafeMom. She is a graduate of New York University, but her proudest accomplishment is being a mom to Elias and Jake who make life (and work) endlessly fun!

Tori Spelling On Children, Confidence, & Finding Your Voice | The Breakdown with Bethany

Interviewing Tori Spelling was a dream! Tori has been a staple on our small screens for decades, so for many (me!), it feels as if we are lifelong friends with the star. But the truth is we are actually just starting to get to know the real Tori. After a stint on The Masked Singer, she revealed how much people’s preconceived notions of her had defined her. But the reality is she is so much more! We talked about Tori’s […]

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Joy Bauer | Creating Healthy Habits in the Kitchen | The Breakdown With Bethany

Joy Bauer is one of the nation’s leading health authorities, and her name definitely suits her. She is the nutrition and healthy lifestyle expert for the TODAY show and the host of NBC’s Health + Happiness, and I got a chance to talk to her about one of my own parenting challenges: kids and food and how to create healthy habits. In the interview, Joy offers up tips for healthy eating (hint: protein is key) and how to navigate the grocery store with […]

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Cobie Smulders | Staying Positive and Building Resilience in Kids | The Breakdown With Bethany

I’m so happy to be back with a brand new season of The Breakdown with Bethany. This season has been a labor of love and I got to talk to even more celebs, athletes, entrepreneurs, and experts to bring you the best information to help you live your best life. My first guest is actress Cobie Smulders (How I Met Your Mother, The Avengers) and we talk about her teaming up with the Colgate Smile Fund, how she stays positive, […]

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Tiffani Thiessen Chats Present Parenting & Keeping Kids Healthy

Tiffani Theissen wears many hats. She is an actress, author, host, chef, and mom. Like many parents, she has her hands full, but she is taking time to speak about an important cause: the meningitis vaccine. She is urging fellow parents of pre-teens and teens to take action to help increase rates of potentially life-saving vaccination for meningococcal meningitis. In a new initiative, It’s About Time: Help Stop the Clock on Meningitis, and video series, Tiffani is calling on parents to have […]

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Helping Kids Through Trauma and Big Emotions | The Breakdown with Bethany

It’s no secret that kids have big emotions, and a lot of them. As parents, we need all the resources we can get to help our children navigate these emotions. We’re especially at a loss when it’s time to help kids through trauma. That’s why I love the brand Slumberkins. It’s a children’s brand on a mission to promote emotional wellness and provide tools to help raise caring, confident, and resilient children. In this episode of The Breakdown with Bethany […]

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