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 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 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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This guide contains the condensed nuggets of my mind mastering parenting recipe. I've been developing my signature Mastermind Parenting method for over twenty years and I'm BEEEyond thrilled to share it with you. It has the power not to just improve the conversations and relationships in your family but digging in and doing this work will change your life. I can't wait for you to get started so I can teach you everything! Head over here to get your copy https://mastermindparenting.com/freeguide

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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 29: How To Respond When Your Kid’s "Outta Control"

In this episode, I speak to a criticism/clarification made by a podcast listener re: how to respond to a kiddo in full blown “outta control” meltdown mode. I talk about being firm and assertive and how that looks in REAL life if you have a child prone to explosive behavior in an unregulated state and when to effectively use empathy.

Topics covered:

  • My response to a podcast listener’s criticism

  • Empathy and when it’s effective

  • Pack Leadership and Assertiveness

  • Strong willed kids and what actually helps them calm down when they’re in full blown meltdown mode

  • Creating a safe space for the child to calm down and why any attempt to try and talk them out of their feelings is futile when you’re in the heat of the moment

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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 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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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 11: Blame and Judgment and Learning from Mistakes - How to raise good people?

In this episode, I unpack the default behavior for so many of us when life throws us a curveball - sitting in blame and judgment. I explain why this is the case for me too and what I’m learning to replace these negative emotions with something more helpful. I share some personal stories to explain all of this in more detail and ways to see an accident or mistake as an opportunity for real learning. I also discuss the best way to ensure that you’re raising good people rather than creepy sh!theads.

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Episode 10: How to Have a Productive Conversation with your kids

In this episode, I share my view on why we lecture and what to do instead. Lectures do NOT teach our kids the valuable life lessons we want to teach them. In fact, lecturing often reinforcing the behavior we wish to eliminate while also damaging our relationships. I have an approach that will teach you how to infuse empathy into your conversations so that they are actually effective, connecting and ultimately, PRODUCTIVE.

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