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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Episode 41: Parenting your “Other” Kids (the Non-Strong-Willed Ones)

In this episode, I discuss how important it is to step into being the pack leader of your family in terms of your “other” kid’s overall mental health and wellness. If you have a strong-willed kiddo hijacking your household, this episode is just for you!

Topics covered:

  • Dr. Kristin Neff and empathic resonance

  • Imbalance of power

  • Pack leadership

  • "Victim first” sibling fighting parenting tool when violence is present

  • Focus on the healing, not the hurting

  • Focus on the “other” kid in a proactive way through noticing PET time

  • Be the soft place to land for your “other” child

  • If you’re allowing your strong-willed kid to hijack your household, you’re doing everyone in the family a disservice - and you all suffer. The strong-willed kid, the “other” kid, you...your marriage. All of you suffer. Pack leadership training is essential

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Episode 40: The Secret I Kept from My Husband and Other Little Personal Nuggets from My Convo on Pleasance Silicki’s Podcast

In this episode, I was interviewed by my friend, Pleasance, on her Soulful Self Care Podcast. We discussed lots of topics from my strong-willed kid to Pleasance’s daughter being bullied about her learning difference. I shared details about my story that I haven’t discussed and how Mastermind Parenting came to be.

Topics covered:

  • Conscious Discipline

  • EFT Tapping

  • Strong Willed Kids are the real change agents

  • Bullying and learning differences

  • Empathy

  • Keeping a secret from my husband

  • Writing my book, The Parent Gap

Pleasance Silicki is an entrepreneur, coach, creator, teacher, author, and magic-maker. She is the founder of lil omm, a wellness and lifestyle movement that leads courses, workshops, and retreats using wisdom traditions and modern research to enhance our daily lives.

If you want to pay it forward, you can send your loved ones to sign up for the Soulful Self-Care Seasonal Guide at lilomm.com.

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Episode 39: The 8 Foundational Tools To Raise Kind and Confident Kiddos

In this episode, I take you through the main foundational pillars of my Mastermind Parenting method. Listen up because these are the main concepts that will transform your household…like for realz!

Topics covered:

  • Creating a family team

  • Being a family that’s actually on the same team

  • The Mastermind Parenting Pillars: QTIP, All behavior is communication, Positive reinforcement, Pack Leadership, Intrinsic Motivation, Positive Intent, Empathy, Consequences

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Episode 38: Thanksgiving and Having an Attitude of Gratitude

In this episode I discuss what gratitude really means to me as a mom and a person. I believe the ultimate gratitude practice is believing your strong willed child happened “for” rather than “to” you and I walk you through an exercise about how to do that.

Topics:

  • Hedonic Adaptation

  • Gratitude is a practice that can be cultivated and directly links to happiness

  • Gratitude affects many areas of your life in positive ways - personality, health, emotional, social and career

  • Strong willed kids happen “for” not “to” you

  • “Future You” exercise to get you into a gratitude practice

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Episode 37: What Makes A Great Dad?

In this episode, I FINALLY made an episodes all about Dads and what it means “in my book” to be a good dad. Moms - share this one with your hubby or ex-hubby. Of course, there are plenty of personal stories and “Randi-ramblings” in this one. Enjoy!

Topics covered:

  • The Family Team

  • Feeding the people

  • Love is in the details

  • Enjoying your role and your kids for real

  • Delegation and resisting the martyr-hood and what that looks like

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Episode 36: Insights From My Dog Walk

In this episode, I recorded my thoughts on a recent dog walk where I had a sort of “brick to the head” AHA. I compared walking my dog to many of the parenting tools I’ve been teaching for over a decade.

Topics covered:

  • Positive reinforcement

  • Making a child’s behavior mean something it doesn’t

  • Seeing the situation from your child (or dog’s) point of view

  • Parenting is: establishing rules, expecting to repeat those rules often, and following through consistently over and over

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Episode 35: How to Have Productive Convos About Sex with Anya Manes

In this episode, I sat down with Parent Coach and host of the annual Talking To Kids About Sex Interview Series. We had an informative conversation where we shared lots of personal stories. I think you’ll find it extremely helpful as you navigate these sometimes challenging convos around sex with your kiddos.

Topics covered:

  • Rape culture vs. consent culture

  • Porn and technology

  • What age you begin the birds and the bees convos

  • Open communication with your kids

  • Preventing your child from becoming the playground “sex-splainer”

  • Leaning into this difficult conversation and more!

Anya Manes is an educator and parent coach, specializing in helping parents talk with their kids about sex and relationships.  As a high-school teacher for over a decade, she became intimately aware of teen struggles and how our current sex-ed programs and parenting culture fail to give kids the skills they need to navigate adolescence safely.  Anya hosts the annual Talking To Kids About Sex Interview Series and speaks publicly at schools, parent groups, conferences, and private events. Anya coaches parents, privately and in groups, helping them build skills around feeling and defending boundaries, articulating sexual values, answering children’s questions, and becoming critical thinkers about sex in the media.

Resources Mentioned: To purchase Anya’s webinars on how to talk to your kids about sex: CLICK HERE

To sign up for Anya’s #metoo free parenting interview series: CLICK HERE

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Episode 34: Tips to Have Productive Convos About Rape Culture

In this episode I talk about how to have ongoing REALISTIC productive conversations with our kids about rape culture in light of the recent Kavanaugh public hearings. I share some personal stories of how I’ve broached this subject as a mom with my own kids.

Topics covered:

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Episode 33: The Sibling Fighting Tool

In this episode, I share a Facebook Live I did in my private Mastermind Parenting Basics group where I role play how to resolve a sibling fight for a mom of 2 girls, ages 4 and 7. I’ve never taught my sibling fighting tool publicly before and I think you’ll find this episode particularly helpful. It’s honestly, the best way to resolve sibling squabbles while also teaching your kids high level conflict resolution skills that they’ll use out in the real world. It’s really good stuff if I do say so myself!

Topics covered:

  • Sibling fights

  • Empathy

  • Calming down

  • The Calm Down Corner

  • Conflict Resolution

  • Assertiveness training

  • Seeing your strong willed child’s perspective and conveying it productively

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