Episode 51: Terrible Two’s and Terrible Teens

In this episode, I talk about a recent post in a moms group on social media about a terrible 2-year-old. I think you guys will enjoy my thoughts on this post and the comments I read. Enjoy!

Topics Covered:

  • Terrible twos

  • Teenage rebellion

  • What you focus on grows

  • All behavior is communication

  • Kids tell us how they feel on the inside by their behavior on the outside

  • Kids learn by what we model

  • Our old programs

  • Spanking

  • Assessing basic needs - Sleep, food, activity

  • Sleep deprived kids have the same symptoms as an ADHD diagnosis

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Episode 50: How to Teach Your Kids to Speak Up for Themselves Without Acting Like Jerks

In this episode, I tell 2 stories of how kids (12 and 4) learned to respectfully and effectively use their voice. I also share a bunch of other helpful tips and tools to foster better communication for yourself and your kiddos. Enjoy!

Topics Covered:

  • Assertive communication

  • Kids learn by what we model

  • Passive and aggressive communication

  • Sibling fighting 

  • Showing and commanding respect

  • Pack leadership

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Episode 49: Pacifiers and Pattern Disruption

In this episode, I included audio about the way a mom in my private Mastermind Parenting community handled getting rid of pacifiers. I think this is an interesting listen not just for moms of toddlers, but for anyone that wants to know how to lead a difficult conversation with your kids and disrupt a pattern or break a habit. Whether it’s too much sugar and french fries or screen time, breaking a pattern can feel overwhelming and daunting. This episode has some powerful pointers to help you show up with “pack leadership” assertiveness to lead the conversation and follow through with disrupting a pattern that is no longer serving your family. Enjoy!

Topics Covered:

  • Pack Leadership

  • Assertiveness

  • Leading the conversation

  • Disrupting a pattern and how to do it

  • How to finally say goodbye to pacifiers

  • Empathy

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Episode 48: 4 Tips for Parenting Anxious Kiddos

In this episode, you will learn why I believe we can greatly help our anxious kids learn effective coping strategies when they lack skills and are feeling out of control. We don’t have to be afraid or feel powerless when anxious emotions are expressed by our kids. We do have the power to help them.

Topics Covered:

The 4 Tips:

  1. Manage your brain with a mantra

  2. Shift the focus from their head to their body. 

  3. Model breathing

  4. Empathy

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Episode 47: 3 Tips to Raise Responsible Kids

In this episode, I discuss the concept of being “too good of a mom” and how it creates a pattern of unhelpful kids. When we allow our kids to experience natural consequences as well as establishing expectations of what it looks like to be a “valuable” family team member, they grow up with confidence and resilience. This recipe is the best teacher of life skills for our kiddos and the bonus is that we don’t feel unappreciated, resentful or like motherhood feels like martyr-hood.

Topics Covered:

The 3 tips are:

  1. Own your role

  2. Lean out

  3. Stop fixing

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Episode 46: What It Means to Be a Resume Mom

In this episode, I talk about digging into what it really looks like to be a good mom. I know this is such a loaded topic for many of us. The secret worry of most parents is that we really don’t want to screw up our most important job…raising our kids to be healthy, happy and successful (however, we choose to define that). I tell a story about “younger me” and how I thought I was checking off all the boxes on my good mom resume and how I was missing the most important one - investigating what was really underneath my child’s whiny behavior.

Topics Covered:

  • HSP - Highly Sensitive Person

  • Resume mom defined

  • Night Terrors

  • Mastermind Parenting Pillar: All behavior is communication

  • Anxiety

  • Defiant behavior

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Episode 45: Raising Self Motivated Successful Kids - Growth Vs. Fixed Mindset

In this episode, I discuss the book, Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Dr. Carol Dweck.

I think you guys are going to be surprised about the nuanced ways we reinforce a fixed mindset mentality rather than encouraging our kids to truly succeed and grow. 

Topics covered:

  • Dr. Carol Dweck and the difference between fixed and growth mindset

  • Dr. Dweck invites us to dump the overpraising and everyone gets a trophy mentality - the false self-esteem movement

  • This is not about telling kids they can do anything; overpraising creates false hopes without a plan and that will lead to a fixed mindset and a dead-end

  • It’s about helping kids gain the skills and find the resources to make progress toward their goals.

  • We are all a combo of fixed and growth mindset and understanding what triggers our fixed mindset.

  • Dr. Dweck teaches us that our measurement for success and what we have thought motivated our kids to grow into achievers has been wrong

  • We’ve been very focused on external motivators and threats, which might work temporarily but ultimately sabotage long-term success

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Episode 44: Creating A Happier Household in 2019

In this episode, I walk you through how to manifest the life and family you deeply crave beginning now…in 2019. I have a different spin on New Year’s resolutions and I share my process for changing patterns and stepping into simple consistent action. Enjoy!

Topics covered:

  • Why humans resist change

  • Why most of us fail at New Year’s Resolutions by about day 10

  • 30 days of consistent action creates a new pattern

  • Accountability combined with community and ongoing support and continuous learning is the recipe once you’ve stepped into consistent action for 30 days

  • How to create a different reality very quickly

  • Family Vision Board - many apps available https://www.hayhouse.com/the-hay-house-vision-board-app

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Episode 43: Christmas and Why I Love It...Even Though It’s Not My Holiday

In this episode, I talk about the Christmas spirit and how it affects me as a Jewish person. Here’s my point. We can choose to enjoy things from the sidelines sometimes. We can be happy for other people. We can ride that happiness wave as people in the supporting cast. There are times where we want to be front and center in the action and there are times where I choose to be a Jewish person riding the Christmas Spirit wave from the cheering section.

Topics covered:

  • Christmas

  • A Jewish kid growing up in South Texas perspective

  • The Christmas spirit of generosity, kindness and giving back

  • Seeing other people’s perspectives

  • FOMO and why it’s not always a bad thing

  • Creating your own rituals and allowing your kids to grow up and do the same rather than brainwashing them to do things exactly your way

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Episode 42: The Lessons From the “Red Balloon Moment”

In this episode, I want to discuss what it looks like to have the courage to put your kids first...above other people’s opinions of you as a mom and even allowing THEM to be wrong about you. I tell a story about a recent situation at the park involving a 3-year-old who wants a balloon from a bday party where he wasn’t invited. 

Topics covered:

  • Primal sense of belonging for all humans

  • Mind mastery and self-awareness

  • Wayne Gretsky: “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.”

  • Mom Judgment

  • Dirty future pain

  • Leaning into negative emotions takes 90 seconds to move thru us

  • Teaching our kids to go for the shot and be willing to face negative emotions

  • Deciding what type of mom you’ll be?

  • Will you be one who puts the possible judgment of you as a mom 1st? 

  • Or will you teach your kid to go for the shot and support them through potential negative emotion?

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