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UNLOCKING US – Episode 8 July 2020 “The ability to love our children for what they are, and love every bit of them – the strengths and the struggles.” After listening to this podcast in my bedroom on my blogging chair – one of these days I really need to include a picture of this …

ON BOYS – 4 December 2019 Middle School Matters on MONDAY MOTHERHOOD MATTERS. We will have two boys in middle school, at the same time, in the next two years. And these two boys are already changing and pushing and questioning, and sometimes they’re just really negative and discontent. Almost the only time throughout the …

Today I want to take the time to look at some of the questions I asked myself writing yesterday’s post: Looking at my belief systems, are they serving me well or not? What is the roll that rules play in motherhood? A right way and a wrong way? And how could I know? Belief System …

UNLOCKING US WITH BRENE BROWN – 26 May 2020 After I heard this podcast episode with Brene Brown and the author of the book, Little Fires Everywhere, I not only put the book on hold at the Provo Library, but I found the TV series by the same name, with the same plot. I haven’t …

BOLD NEW MOM – Episode 122 MONDAY MOTHERHOOD MATTERS. We’ve listened to Hank Smith on Better Than Happy before. He’s really fun to listen to. We were invited by friends to join them in Park City a few days ago, an hour’s drive away. So I buckled the kids into their seats, and then I …

THE LIFE COACH SCHOOL PODCAST – Episode 247 Good morning! Today is MONDAY MOTHERHOOD MATTERS! Let me start by telling you a little something I remember about my dad. My dad always liked buying things from the door-to-door salesmen that frequented our home when I was little. I remember a knife set, a couple watches, books …

THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS – April 2020 “While we cannot choose the timing of receiving these defining moments, President Henry B. Eyring gave this counsel: ‘You might pray and ponder: Did God send a message that was just for me? Did I see His hand in my life or the lives of my …

BETTER THAN HAPPY – Episode 167 What does being a “successful parent” look like to my unmanaged brain? This, I think, is really a good place to start. I will get into why later. But, first, really, what does “success” look like to my unmanaged brain? A nice clean home. The children are all accomplished …

THE LIFE COACH SCHOOL – Episode 319 “I just want to tell you that you can have a conversation with someone and completely disagree about something, and still stay calm and peaceful and loving … Why do we have such a hard time disagreeing with other people and staying calm? Why do we feel like …

BETTER THAN HAPPY – Episode 242 “Emotional reality: The way that we believe the world is. It’s what we think is just true and what we think is real.” Four things, listening to the podcast today, that I think we need to understand about emotional reality, before we can look to get leverage over this …