35 episodes

It is painful to have your child labeled a misfit. Join Emily Melious, a People Expert and experienced coach, as she leads weekly conversations about how to advocate for your child in a one-size-fits-all world. If you're looking for practical parenting advice and a supportive community, this podcast is for you.

Mothers of Misfits Emily Melious

    • Kids & Family

It is painful to have your child labeled a misfit. Join Emily Melious, a People Expert and experienced coach, as she leads weekly conversations about how to advocate for your child in a one-size-fits-all world. If you're looking for practical parenting advice and a supportive community, this podcast is for you.

    Does Your Child Feel Like a Misfit in the Job Market? | Austin Belcak

    Does Your Child Feel Like a Misfit in the Job Market? | Austin Belcak

    Getting a job was already hard enough, then a global pandemic hit. Austin Belcak, founder of CultivatedCulture.com, helps people land jobs they love without traditional experience and without applying online. He and Emily talk through a proven, game-changing process for getting hired. 


    Learn more about this episode on our website: www.mothersofmisfits.com

    • 34 min
    Growing Up with Dystonia | Zak Weinstein

    Growing Up with Dystonia | Zak Weinstein

    Zak Weinstein was diagnosed with Focal Dystonia at the age of 8, a condition that disrupts the communication between his brain and arms. Rather than focusing on his DISability, he celebrates his Abilities, particularly as an avid tennis player. 


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    • 19 min
    A Mom's Open Letter: The Struggles of Virtual Learning | Tori Mikos

    A Mom's Open Letter: The Struggles of Virtual Learning | Tori Mikos

    Tori Mikos is a SAHM and the author of the Politics of Parenting blog. She was blown away when her open letter about the struggles of virtual learning went viral, even garnering the attention of Good Morning America.


    Learn more about this episode on our website: www.mothersofmisfits.com

    • 25 min
    Ever feel like you're failing as a mom? | Beth Caldwell

    Ever feel like you're failing as a mom? | Beth Caldwell

    A single mom of two boys, Beth Caldwell talks candidly about the ups and downs of motherhood. While there were many times she felt like a failure, she now sees those experiences as blessings in disguise.


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    • 28 min
    Improving Our Kids' Mental Wellness | Nicole Loucks

    Improving Our Kids' Mental Wellness | Nicole Loucks

    COO of Dynamynd, Nicole Loucks, shares the groundbreaking research showing the strong link between self-efficacy and mental wellness. More specifically, kids who believe they have valuable talents to contribute are at lower risk for mental health struggles. Given its importance, Nicole and Emily talk through ways to increase the self-efficacy in our kids. 


    Learn more about this episode on our website: www.mothersofmisfits.com

    • 27 min
    How to Raise Confident Kids | Alyssa Dver

    How to Raise Confident Kids | Alyssa Dver

    Alyssa Dver is Founder & CEO of the American Confidence Institute, author of 7 bestselling books, a TEDx and Boston Best Speaker, and a podcast co-host. Listen in as Alyssa shares the incredible brain science behind confidence. She and Emily also discuss helpful tips for raising confident kids.


    Learn more about this episode on our website: www.mothersofmisfits.com

    • 37 min

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