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#025 Hitting the road.

#025 Hitting the road.

Baby tour 2021

Planes, trains and automobiles! Megan is going all over the place this summer and talks through the mental gymnastics of preparing to travel with a baby. What do you take? Will they sleep? It's gonna be an adventure.

#024 Boundaries, preferences, and hard conversations.

#024 Boundaries, preferences, and hard conversations.

It's hard to have hard conversations. In this episode, we talk about how it's still hard to navigate relationships with your children's grandparents even when they're wonderful! How do we set boundaries and strike a balance? How do we stand up for ourselves and our child without pushing away the people we love and want to embrace in our wider family? If you've figured it out - let us know!!

#023 Let them wear pink!

#023 Let them wear pink!

Boys as babies and the stories we tell.

We talk about how toxic masculinity is more than a buzz word today - it's emotional. We wade through the small and pervasive pieces of socialization that create a value filter through which we see even tiny adorable babies, and how we try as parents and just generally to work against our instincts and stop perpetuating that s***. And also about how Megan is dyeing shirts.

#022 When to have a baby?

#022 When to have a baby?

Heart vs brain decisions.

Hanna brings us her dilemma today. She wants to throw the plans out the window and have a baby NOW. We talk planning vs winging it and trusting your instincts. We talk about the many reasons not to have a baby, give advice no one should follow, and contradict ourselves a bunch in an effort to figure out what she should do!

#021 Give yourself a hug

#021 Give yourself a hug

emotion coaching debrief!

We needed a minute to process last week's conversation on emotion coaching this week (if you haven't listened - do it! It's an awesome conversation with an ECE veteran!) We talk about how we use it with children and with adults - even ourselves, and talk about respecting our own emotions and setting boundaries with our children.

#020 All the feelings!!

#020 All the feelings!!

Beth Frook on emotion coaching ourselves and our children.

Megan's mom joins us this week! She is an early childhood educator, teacher trainer, and parent coach. She shares beautiful insights into emotion coaching and drops some serious knowledge and resources for parenting in all of our ears. We get deep into the real work of emotion coaching - dealing with our own emotional reality as parents.

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