25: How 13 Years of Michelle's Advice Shaped A Family

Michelle sits down with Brooke, a mother of four who has been a student of Michelle’s through classes and private sessions for 13 years.

They walk through Brooke’s journey of discovering that it’s not necessarily your children’s behavior that needs to be modified…it’s most likely yours. Listen in to hear how Michelle’s teachings have led Brooke and her family to a calmer, more peaceful way of life, and be sure to join our community HERE to ask Michelle some questions of your own!

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24: Teaching Children The Spirit of Giving

In a world full of “mine, mine, mine” how do we teach our children to think of others?

Michelle sits down with Britt, a mother of 4 and returning guest to discuss the spirit of giving during the holiday season. Britt tells the story of taking her 6 year old son to Target to buy a gift for his cousin. Can you guess what happened? Listen in to find out, and join our community HERE to ask Michelle some questions of your own!

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23: 3 Sons In 13 Months with Nicole Pence

Michelle sits down with Nicole Pence to talk about life as a mother of 2 year old twin boys and a 1 year old boy all born within 13 months! Nicole seeks advice on dealing with how physical and aggressive boys can be, and she shares stories of pausing her TV news career, biting toddlers and mommy judgement.

Nicole is an Emmy winning journalist who has connected with thousands of people in-person, on-air, and online for 10+ years. Follow along with Nicole at www.nicolepence.com for creative, entertaining, and informative content about life, motherhood, and raising so many babies at once!

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22: My Three Boys

Welcome back for Part 2 of Meg’s show. Meg, a boy mom of 3 young boys ages 6, 4 and 2 sits down with Michelle to discuss strategies for a more peaceful home. They discuss handling conflict when other people’s children are involved, how to respond when your children incessantly ask for something, and modeling the behaviors you would like to see. If you missed the first half of Meg’s episode, look for Episode #21: Mom, Mom, Mom, Mom, Mom. Enjoy!

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21: Mom, Mom, Mom, Mom, Mom

Michelle welcomes Meg to the show, a boy mom of 3 young boys ages 6, 4 and 2. They discuss handling conflict when other people’s children are involved, how to respond when your children incessantly ask for something, and modeling the behaviors you would like to see. This session with Meg provided so many questions and answers that we split it up into two. Stay tuned for Part 2 next week, and enjoy!

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20: How Gentle Parenting Changed My Life

Michelle shares how this style of gentle parenting changed her life, and how it can change yours too. Is it disrespectful for your kids to tell you NO? Find out in this short and sweet episode.

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19: Talking Mom Guilt & Technology with Emily Schwalbach

Emily and Michelle talk about mom guilt, screen time, birth order, trying new foods and the decision to try for a third child. Emily is a local social media consultant at Be Social Consulting working to balance her growing business, growing family and her own self-care. These years are packed full of many challenging decisions for parents! Listen in to some wonderful advice and perspective from a fellow working mom trying her very best every day to make a positive impact. If you have a question you would like answered on our next Q&A episode, please email it to katie@getparented.com or send us a message on Instagram @getparented. Thank you for listening.

You can find Emily’s social media coaching info HERE

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18: Q & A Teenage Years

Michelle answers YOUR questions today, specifically about teenagers! Episode #5: Teenagers is by far our most popular episode, and moms and dads out there need some help. We touch on staying out past curfew, lying, and the consequences of posting inappropriate things online. Enjoy! If you have a question you would like answered on our next Q&A episode, please email it to katie@getparented.com or send us a message on Instagram @getparented. Thank you for listening.

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17: Meltdowns & Rewards

Michelle talks with Elissa & Doug, two parents raising a 4 year old girl and 2 year old boy. They discuss ways to stop meltdowns before they start, rewards for good behavior and how much of a STUD Doug really is. The story of how they met is so incredible! Enjoy!

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16: Respectful Parenting & Loving Discipline Pt. 2

Part two of Michelle’s conversation with Rachel, owner of a local almond butter company Revival Food Co. Rachel runs her thriving business here in Indianapolis while raising a 2 month old and 2 year old with her husband and one adorable terrier named Jack. They discuss ways to curb fights with children over tv time and simple strategies you can implement to create a more peaceful and stress free home.

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15: Respectful Parenting & Loving Discipline Pt. 1

Today Michelle talks with Rachel, owner of a local almond butter company Revival Food Co. Rachel runs her thriving business here in Indianapolis while raising a 2 month old and 2 year old with her husband and one adorable terrier named Jack. They discuss how Rachel started Revival Food Co., respectful parenting and how to lovingly discipline children. Enjoy!

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14: Adding a Sibling to The Family

Are you read to add a new baby to the family? Is one already on the way?! If so, congratulations! Siblings are a wonderful addition to a child's life, and adding to a growing family is such a special time. Listen in as Michelle talks you through preparing your child for the new arrival, how to mitigate tantrums and what to expect when the baby arrives. Enjoy!

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13: Co-parenting Teenagers During a Divorce Pt. 2

Co-parenting Teenagers Through Divorce Pt. 2

Listen in as Michelle and Kelli(who took Michelle's parenting class 13 years ago!) discuss divorce, co-parenting, and supporting your children through a tumultuous time while you’re dealing with everything on your own. 

* Strategies for spiritual healing

* An approach to keeping your children out of the fighting

* Suggestions for supporting your teenager through a traumatic event

* Real-life tales from the road

*Finding peace on your own

 

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12: Co-parenting Teenagers During a Divorce Pt.1

Co-parenting Teenagers Through Divorce

Listen in as Michelle and Kelli(who took Michelle's parenting class 13 years ago!) discuss divorce, co-parenting, and supporting your children through a tumultuous time while you’re dealing with everything on your own. 

* Strategies for spiritual healing

* An approach to keeping your children out of the fighting

* Suggestions for supporting your teenager through a traumatic event

* Real-life tales from the road

*Finding peace on your own

 

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11: Loving Your Children Uniquely vs. Equally

Today we talk with Meredith who is a rockstar mom of 4 kids under 8. She has no significant technology in her home yet, a true renaissance woman. We discuss how to love your children uniquely, not equally, as that will never occur. Repairing our mistakes when we mess up, and that mother guilt that each of us inherits the moment we give birth.

In this episode we discuss:

* How to manage chaos in your home

* Giving everyone in your family space and dealing with different personalities

* The 5 Love Languages and how they can help you achieve more peace

* Depositing into the love bank of each child

* Giving respectful notice before turning off technology & technology addiction

* Mom guilt - it's real and you NEED to cut yourself some slack

* Parenting with your partner - staying on the same page by learning parenting techniques together

 

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10: Chores

Michelle shares her thoughts on chores, allowance, and pitching in around the home.

In this episode you will learn:

* What to call "chores"

* The appropriate age to introduce an allowance

* Tips for guiding children to complete their tasks

* Why it's important for children to contribute to the household

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9: Potty Training & Nutrition Part 2

Listen in as Michelle discusses potty training and food with Eleni and Sam. They talk short term vs. long term rewards, and how to introduce healthier foods into your child’s diet. What do you do when your four year old won’t poop on the potty, and why is potty training often a struggle? Let’s dive in.

In this episode you will learn:

* A child’s normal human needs and how they’re met

* The two things you have zero power over in regards to parenting

* The one area where Michelle recommends rewards

* Tips for introducing more choice in your child’s life so they can feel power

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8: Potty Training & Nutrition Part 1

Listen in as Michelle discusses potty training and food with Eleni and Sam. They talk short term vs. long term rewards, and how to introduce healthier foods into your child’s diet. What do you do when your four year old won’t poop on the potty, and why is potty training often a struggle? Let’s dive in.

In this episode you will learn:

* A child’s normal human needs and how they’re met

* The two things you have zero power over in regards to parenting

* The one area where Michelle recommends rewards

* Tips for introducing more choice in your child’s life so they can feel power

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7: Teaching Children to Value Hard Work

How do you teach your children to value hard work? If lecturing isn't doing the job, maybe it's time to try a new approach. Michelle counsels a mom on how to support and encourage her eight year old child to reach his potential at school and on the soccer field.

"There is a belief out there that our children choose us. They choose to be with you for a reason. There is something they will teach you and something you will teach them."

In this podcast you will learn:

* How to remedy the disconnect between what you want for your child, and what they want for themselves

* When and how to motivate your child to reach their potential

* To manage expectations regarding grades and athletic achievement

* How to positively support your child while they work towards a goal

* The difference it makes to praise effort vs. outcome

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6: Improvement Over Perfection

Have you spent more money on training your dog than on educating yourself as a parent? You're not alone!

Michelle gets real about how it's important to focus on improvement over perfection. No one is perfect, and you're wasting your time trying to be the perfect parent! We are all working with limited time, resources and patience. Do what you can with what you have, and with the right intentions your relationships will prosper!

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