How to Share the Load and Set Expectations at Home through Systems and SOPs with Amy Lockrin

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In today’s episode, Amy Lockrin shares her journey from the corporate space to becoming an entrepreneur in search of a better work-life balance. Her drive to be more present with her family ignited her passion to help other entrepreneurs to build a business with strategy and create efficient systems to not enslave themselves to the continuous demands of running a business.

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Amy openly shares the challenges that having her kids home all day brought and how she an…

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I lost my cool and flipped my lid, now what?

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You flipped your lid. Now what?

Have you ever been in a situation where you felt so triggered that you said (or yelled) something you truly wished you hadn’t said? Right. It happens. You flipped your lid. Now you fall into the negative spiral thinking you damaged your kids, or how you’re not cut out to be a mom, or how you should have been able to control yourself better,...Now you’re feeling shameful.

I want you to know that you are not a bad mom because you sometimes yell at your kids, so le…

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Proactive Resilience Strategies for Mental Well-Being

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In this episode, I share 4 areas in which you can increase your resilience and mental well-being at home and at work.

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What we're talking about...

  • Invite a mindset shift by focusing on what each member of the family can control.
  • Honor the amount and type of self-care that is right for you.
  • Difficult conversations - done right - can build more trust in a relationship.
  • Consider how your environment affects your emotions.

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Confessions of a Podcast Mom - How to invite a Pause

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In today's episode, I share how timely my episode on how to actually handle a "heated" situation was. I was having a rough day and thanks to my self-awareness, I could see that I needed a break from my family and chores. I made an unconventional offer, opened up a beer and proceeded to record this episode. 

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What we're talking about...

  • What self-awareness is and how to increase it
  • Why emotional intelligence is tied to mental well-being
  • How to respond rather t…

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Why We Can't Escape our Feelings?

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In this episode, I am exploring the connection between our emotions and our mental well-being. As I had been preparing a talk for an online summit about mental well-being I had to make my case for why I think Emotional Intelligence is the basis for mental well-being. The more aware we can become of our emotions in certain situations, the better we will learn to mitigate difficult situations and learn to respond rather than have a knee-jerk reaction. The better we know ourselves, the better we ca…

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Homeschool gone Wild - Unschooling as a Lifestyle with Karla Williams

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Today's episode is all about the magic that happens when we let go of control. Karla shares how she started out with school-like homeschooling, but when she added three more kids she decided to focus on creating a safe space for the blended family. This is what ultimately led her to unschooling and to discover who her children really are (as she says).

Even if you're skeptical of unschooling, go, give it a listen as Karla shares so much wisdom about leading a life with purpose.

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Should I Stay or Should I go? On Marriage and Healthy Adult Relationships with Beth Rowles

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Today’s episode is all about our adult relationships, and more specifically the one with our partner or spouse post-kids. Beth and I explore how we can change a relationship dynamic and why it is ultimately a choice whether or not to invest in it.  Beth is on a mission to end “divorce culture” and show couples how to rekindle their relationship even if they feel it’s on the brink of falling apart.

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  • When and why it might be worth figh…

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Healing The Next Generation through Trauma Resolution in Motherhood with Christa Bevan

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Today’s episode is all about trauma and our response to it. Christa helps us understand the difference between big T and little t trauma and why we should never discount a traumatic experience. She shares what TRE is and why it helps resolve trauma. We explore why attachment parenting could actually be bad for moms and what to do instead. Lastly, Christa shares her key steps to creating a work-life integration that works for her.

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  • Wh…

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The Road to Intentional Fatherhood with Chris Hanlon

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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…

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What it Means To Be Homeschool CEO with Jen Myers

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Today’s episode is all about how Jen transformed her family from the overwhelmed, hot mess, trying to do it all family to a well-oiled machine, where everyone knows what to do and when to do it by stepping into a leadership mindset. It is her CEO approach to life as a whole that has helped her harness the power of systems to become more present with her family and business.

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What we’re talking about…

  • That your work-life integration doesn’t have to look like a…

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