Episode 24: Real Coaching with Randi

In this episode with podcast listener and SAHM, Heather, we dive into the secret worry most of us can relate to..."Am I screwing this up – are my kids going to struggle because I don’t know what the hell I’m doing?!?"

Heather is a perfect example of an awesome mama that doubts herself and her abilities as a mom. She is a former early childhood teacher as well as a mom that reads parenting books, listens to podcasts and has even taken a parenting class. However, she still often feels at a loss about what to do when her kids are misbehaving.

As you’ll hear, it’s all about mastering her mind to dissolve the limiting belief that “she is not a natural leader”. I think many of you’ll relate to Heather’s honesty and will gain a lot from this coaching session. Enjoy!

Topics covered:

  • Negative spouses and negative kids

  • Fix it mode and control

  • Exhaustion after a long day with littles and feeling responsible as a mom for things not going smoothly...and the need to defend our kids as “normal” to their own dad

  • Bedtime battles

  • When the kids only want Mommy and Daddy gets his feelings hurt

  • The bedtime window 7:30-8:30 and the 2nd wind when you miss it

  • Sensitive nervous system kids

  • Pack Leadership energy

  • Why pack leadership/assertive communication doesn’t come naturally for most women

  • Backtalk and disrespect

  • Why we usually handle these negative behaviors all wrong and make it mean something that it doesn’t

  • Leaning into the suckage when you’re disrupting a pattern

  • Sleep training

  • Role playing the productive convo establishing the new bedtime routine with Heather’s four year old

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Thank you so much for listening and being an amazing mama that listens to parenting podcasts! I absolutely love connecting with other moms during the “Real Coaching with Randi” monthly segment and share their story. If you’d like to get some free coaching on a future episode, head over to https://mastermindparenting.com/freecoaching/ and hit the Apply button.

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Episode 23: Favorite Mastermind Parenting Tools - Straight from the mamas!

In this episode, I speak about my 3 FAVORITE mastermind parenting tools and included interviews with 4 of my mastermind mamas speaking about their favorite tools. This episode is PACKED with loads of powerful content. Enjoy!

Topics covered:

  • Sibling mediation tool
  • “You can try again tomorrow”
  • Replacing yelling with a deep audible breath
  • Seeing your kid’s perspective
  • Being the soft place to land and what that looks like
  • Why so many parenting tools feel unnatural
  • The best way to send our kids the message that they are good enough exactly as they are and shaping positive self worth
  • Listen and Stop Fixin’
  • Empathy. Empathy. Empathy.
  • What we mean by Jedi mind tricks
  • Sign up for the The Live Masterclass - For Badass Mamas: Creating a Happier Household (even if you have a grumpy or strong willed kiddo)

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Thank you so much for listening and being an amazing mama that listens to parenting podcasts! I absolutely love connecting with other moms during the “Real Coaching with Randi” monthly segment and share their story. If you’d like to get some free coaching on a future episode, head over to https://mastermindparenting.com/freecoaching/ and hit the Apply button.

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Hear about my family history and the tools that have helped me replace old parenting patterns that simply don’t work with these puzzling kiddos. It's my way of paying it forward as a human that wants our kids to experience a kinder and more generous world. Head over here to get your copy >> https://mastermindparenting.com/book

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Episode 22: Real Coaching With Randi

In this episode with podcast listeners, Julia and Brooke, I cover many topics that I think many of you will relate.

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Topics covered:

  • Strong willed 8 year old with a sensitive nervous system who is super affected by lack of sleep and sugar

  • Younger brother with easier temperament looks up to his older brother and mom worries that he is learning problematic behavior from big brother

  • Dr. Bruce Lipton and Epigenetics

  • Subconscious programming during the first 7 years of life and living in a Theta brainwave state

  • Why mind mastery is the way to reprogram our adult brain

  • Why strong willed kids propel us to learn how to reprogram our brains and become our biggest gifts

  • Easy kids don’t present enough of a challenge for us to take the time to learn something new...wouldn’t it be more fun to binge watch Orange is the New Black rather than listening to parenting podcasts?!?

  • It’s human to enjoy our easiest kids more and this has nothing to do with how much we love each of your children

  • Sibling rivalry and why it often does have to do with jealousy because the strong willed ones know that we enjoy easier sibling more

  • How our dynamic from growing up shows up as triggers when we see our kids display that same dynamic

  • Mediation tool, my conflict resolution tool, to handle sibling rivalry…”victim first”

  • The #1 mistake is going to the aggressor first. Ex: “Stop hurting your brother”

  • What you focus on grows

  • Focus on the healing not the hurting by going to the “victim” first rather than the aggressor

  • Strong willed 3 year old

  • Less is more and quality over quantity...why Brooke nailed it by saying no to doing all the “best mom ever” stuff on the weekends

  • Highly sensitive people and Elaine Aron’s work

  • Anxiety and learning to see it as your superpower

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Thank you so much for listening and being an amazing mama that listens to parenting podcasts! I absolutely love connecting with other moms during the “Real Coaching with Randi” monthly segment and share their story. If you’d like to get some free coaching on a future episode, head over to https://mastermindparenting.com/freecoaching/ and hit the Apply button.

Get my book!

Hear about my family history and the tools that have helped me replace old parenting patterns that simply don’t work with these puzzling kiddos. It's my way of paying it forward as a human that wants our kids to experience a kinder and more generous world. Head over here to get your copy >> https://mastermindparenting.com/book

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Episode 21: Top 3 Tips for Managing Fortnite & Other Video Game Obsessions

In this episode, I recorded a FB Live in response to a podcast listener’s request for help with her teen son’s Fortnite addiction. There are 3 simple steps I cover in terms of navigating the boundaries around video game balance. This is realistic guidance for those of us who allow our kids to play video games and want to supervise and manage the situation without it becoming a constant power struggle. We are looking for video game balance. This is not a relevant episode for parents that have a screen free household…and for the record, hats off to ya! I’m secretly jealous and missed the boat on being able to pull that one off. Plus, if I’m really being honest, I've used technology as a sanity saving babysitter with my kids over the years. Just keepin’ it real people!  

Topics covered:

  • 3 tips:

1. Adopt a set of rules and communicate at a non/relevant time using Pack Leadership language and assertiveness.

2. Expect to remind and repeat often.

3. Follow through consistently without matching your child's upset attitude.

  • Laying the foundation with a productive convo
  • Addiction and how video game addiction compares to smoking or HEROIN!
  • Strong willed kiddos and why these tips work with all kids.
  • Productive convos are logical and respectful and therefore you’re kids are receptive.

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Thank you so much for listening and being an amazing mama that listens to parenting podcasts! I absolutely love connecting with other moms during the “Real Coaching with Randi” monthly segment and share their story. If you’d like to get some free coaching on a future episode, head over to https://mastermindparenting.com/freecoaching/ and hit the Apply button.

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Hear about my family history and the tools that have helped me replace old parenting patterns that simply don’t work with these puzzling kiddos. It's my way of paying it forward as a human that wants our kids to experience a kinder and more generous world. Head over here to get your copy >> https://mastermindparenting.com/book

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Episode 20: Allowance, Chores and How to talk to our kids about money - A REAL Convo with Colin Ryan

In this episode, I have a conversation with author and speaker, Colin Ryan. Colin travels around the country speaking to college students about money. Can you believe they actually have a good time while learning about money?!? I picked Colin’s brain about his views and suggestions re: the pressure we face as parents in terms of raising kids that will go out to responsibly earn in the world. Colin really has his finger on the pulse of productively speaking to young people about money and setting them up for success. His book is called A Comedic Guide to Money.

Guest Bio:

Colin Ryan is a one-of-a-kind comedic speaker, a financial educator and author with the background of a professional comedian and storyteller. His work is to bring hope and humor to an area of life where everybody needs to feel more comfortable yet nobody thinks it's okay to talk about. As a speaker, in the hour he spends with students and adults he gives them the tools to reinvent their money relationship. How to save up, borrow safely, and spend in line with who you are - these things influence what's possible for you. Because your ability to manage your money directly affects your ability to reach your dream.

Topics covered:

  • When to start talking to your kids about $$$

  • Allowance

  • Entitlement

  • Instilling a hard work ethic

  • Why and how we usually handle the topic of money unproductively with our kids

  • Colin’s approach to take with kids

  • How fear and a scarcity mindset around money will sabotage your kid’s creativity and ability to find work they love

Resources Mentioned:

To visit Colin’s website: https://www.colinryanspeaks.com/

To order Colin’s book, A Comedic Guide to Money, https://www.colinryanspeaks.com/product/a-comedic-guide-to-money-paperback/

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Thank you so much for listening and being an amazing mama that listens to parenting podcasts! I absolutely love connecting with other moms during the “Real Coaching with Randi” monthly segment and share their story. If you’d like to get some free coaching on a future episode, head over to https://mastermindparenting.com/freecoaching/ and hit the Apply button.

Get my book!

Hear about my family history and the tools that have helped me replace old parenting patterns that simply don’t work with these puzzling kiddos. It's my way of paying it forward as a human that wants our kids to experience a kinder and more generous world. Head over here to get your copy >> https://mastermindparenting.com/book

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Episode 19: 3 Things to Stop Saying as a Parent

In this episode, I discuss the 3 things we should stop saying as parents...and how EMPATHY is always the replacement. I teach how to effectively model empathy with your kids in a few typical scenarios.

Topics covered:

  • Empathy

  • Skinned knee responses

  • Bad test score responses

  • Dads and sons and crying

  • Responding with respect and empathy when your child’s upset and what that looks like

  • Why crying can feel embarrassing for many adults

  • When you’ve warned your child that their behavior will have a negative outcome and they ignore you

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Thank you so much for listening and being an amazing mama that listens to parenting podcasts! I absolutely love connecting with other moms during the “Real Coaching with Randi” monthly segment and share their story. If you’d like to get some free coaching on a future episode, head over to https://mastermindparenting.com/freecoaching/ and hit the Apply button.

Get my book!

Hear about my family history and the tools that have helped me replace old parenting patterns that simply don’t work with these puzzling kiddos. It's my way of paying it forward as a human that wants our kids to experience a kinder and more generous world. Head over here to get your copy >> https://mastermindparenting.com/book

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Episode 18: Creating a Life of Independence and Ultimately Freedom as Balanced BADASS Mamas

In this episode, I share a clip where I’m being interviewed by fellow mom, Conny Lee for her Balanced Parent Show. We talk about lots of topics that July 4th represents in our modern day as women looking for independence, strength and ultimately the feeling of freedom.

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Episode 17: Real Coaching with Randi - featuring podcast listener, Aimee

In this episode, we dig into our first “Real Coaching with Randi” segment with podcast listener, Aimee. Aimee is a single working mama with an almost 6-year old strong willed son. We tackle a few different scenarios - mealtime and morning stress and what to do when you’re worried about raising entitled kiddos with a case of the “gimme gimme gimme”.

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Episode 16: How to have a stress free summer

In this episode I discuss summertime and how it can be pretty stressful for us moms. It’s so common for moms to think deep down that motherhood equals martyrhood. Ya, that never works out for us. It causes us to feel resentful and either check out or lose our sh!t with the people we love the most. I teach you my favorite tool so you can have a stress free summer.

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Episode 15: Achievement and Success - How to support your kids in achieving THEIR dreams

In this episode, I talk about the pressure of final exams for kids in middle and high school...stream of consciousness style, i.e. “Randi Rambling” on my evening doggy walk.  I bring up our achievement oriented culture while considering the need to possibly redefine the “successful” student in our changing world. Do we really think it’s the kids that excel at traditional education that will grow up to be the change agents we need to lead tomorrow?

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