Work-Life Flow Podcast
The Road to Intentional Fatherhood with Chris Hanlon
In today’s episode, Chris shares how he created a program for dads who want to live fatherhood with more presence. He noticed that many dads wanted to feel more connected and be more involved in the preparation for the baby's arrival. We explore why dads often feel left behind throughout pregnancy and the early years and what to do about it.
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What we’re talking about…
- How the partners can be the emotional buffer and bring a sense of calm
- Why we need to talk…
The 3 Pillars to Work-Life Balance - It's About Showing Up As a Leader
You’re a mom who had a structure and system in place to make it all work, your career, partner and kids, school and extracurricular activities. Suddenly, this system was pulled out from under your feet like a rug, and you felt like you were drowning in the responsibilities of having to do it all by yourself.
You relished the quality moments you had with your kids and feel you want more of it. The idea of sending your kids back to school full-time and to after-school activities so you can wo…
Reaching Outside of My Bubble - An Apology and Promise to Act
I realize now, I had not been identifying with white privilege as much as I should have. Almost half of my life I have lived outside my country, in the Netherlands, Spain and now the US. I have made friends and worked with people from all over the world. I came here to the US on a J-1 Visa to do research at UC San Diego. I am still an immigrant, not a citizen, and I think this is part of the problem of not identifying that much with what has been happening in the US. I felt powerless.
5 Tools to Survive the Emotional Rollercoaster this Pandemic is Taking Us on
Oh man, I can tell you this pandemic is getting me good. The first two weeks of sheltering in place I was optimistic, feeling well and even grateful for having to slow down.
I found myself contemplating all the good that would come out of this crisis. How we humans will emerge stronger, more creative and inventive through this experience. How we would learn to not take everything for granted and become more collaborative. And I am still hoping for all this to be true once we’re going to ve…
The 5 most valuable lessons YOU are learning alongside YOUR CHILDREN right now. Hint: It has nothing to do with “school subjects”.
You might not have chosen to homeschool like we did, but rather have been pushed into “doing school at home”. I’m going out on a limb here and argue that our situations might be more alike than different right now, so bare with me.
By taking away “school” we immediately eliminated the two hotspots of conflict and frustration in our home. One: getting ready in the morning on time and, two: getting ready for bedtime so the kids could get up in time the following morning. By breaking this vicious …