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Partnership + Parenthood

Partnership is transformed in parenthood. Today I am joined by Shane Birkel, a podcaster and couples therapist. Shane and I are discussing communication and relationship patterns for partners during the early years of parenthood. Show Links: Shane Birkel - WebsiteShane's Podcast - The Couple's Therapist CouchRelational Life Therapy (Shane's Method)Gottman MethodEmotions Focused Therapy

Q&A | How are you handling the spread of coronavirus?

I know you are already inundated with the news on COVID-19. But we are going to talk about it a little here today too--I'm taking a question from an audience member wondering how we are handling it in our family. Show Notes/Links Green Kid Crafts Kid's Podcasts Story Pirates Molly of Denali Rebel Girls Stories ...

Minimalist Wardrobe Challenge

I'm joined by Courtney Carver, author of the brand new book Project 333: The Minimalist Fashion Challenge That Proves Less Really is So Much More. In today's episode, she shares her minimalist wardrobe challenge that has spread throughout the world. I also have my sister-in-law, Kim, joining us for a mini-coaching call with Courtney. Kim ...

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Q&A | How do you teach little girls that they are more than pretty?

How do I teach my daughter to value her inner-beauty? How do I teach her that self-worth isn’t sealed into pretty? I will teach her that strangers can’t see the beautiful stuff on the inside. However, out of some bizarre cultural norm she will find that these strangers constantly praise and discuss her external appearance. ...

Q&A | Is The Mental Unload™ right for me?

What if you are too overwhelmed to deal with your overwhelm? I hear this a lot. This week we are launching a new round of The Mental Unload™--my signature 7-day program that focuses on decreasing mental clutter. Even if you think you don't have the time for this, I'm going to explain all the details ...

A Special Story

The truth is, parenthood rarely turns out how we expect. Today, I'm happy to introduce you to my friend Jen. I met Jen over twelve years ago--long before my motherhood journey began. She's the mother of a son with special needs and twin daughters. Jen's love and tenacity have always inspired me. I'm thankful she ...