1 hr 15 min

The Wake-Up Lounge, Italian Dinner Feasts, Travel As Education, "FU" University & Other Massively Important Parenting Principles (Boundless Parenting Book Series‪)‬ Ben Greenfield Life

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Patrick and Laurie Gentempo are dear friends of mine, superstar parents, world-changers, philosophers, entrepreneurs and a featured couple in my upcoming Boundless Parenting book.
Their parenting habits were incredibly unique, including a "Wakeup Lounge", during which their kids would get up in the morning, come into the family room, sit in a comfy chair or couch with a warm blanket with a log on the fire, meditative music on in the background, incense burning, and a warm drink in hand. It’s an environment of peace and harmony where they start the day together. Sometimes they’ll talk about the day. This goes on for 20-40 minutes, passing from sleep to the waking state, ready to start the day from a harmonious proactive state as compared to jolting into action and flying out the door with stress.
They believe travel is the best education we can give our children and they have taken their own kids all over the world, based on the idea that experiencing other languages and cultures and landscapes broadens their thinking and actions and bonds a family through having those experiences together.
The Gentempo's thrive on certain parenting premises, such as...
No child was ever made good by telling them how bad they are. One of the best things parents can do for their children is love each other. Children learn more by example than by words. How a child starts their day is critical. Family rituals are a building block of a child’s adult life. The most important education a child gets is outside of school. Self-esteem and self-confidence are job one. Integrity must be consistently on display. These are great parents, and we get into these concepts and many others on this podcast.
 

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Supergut: Supergut's resistant starch fiber mix is a clean, vegan gut health booster that nourishes the healthy bacteria in your small intestine. Go to supergut.com/ben and use BEN20 for 20% off your first purchase of Supergut Gut Balancing Fiber Mix.

Patrick and Laurie Gentempo are dear friends of mine, superstar parents, world-changers, philosophers, entrepreneurs and a featured couple in my upcoming Boundless Parenting book.
Their parenting habits were incredibly unique, including a "Wakeup Lounge", during which their kids would get up in the morning, come into the family room, sit in a comfy chair or couch with a warm blanket with a log on the fire, meditative music on in the background, incense burning, and a warm drink in hand. It’s an environment of peace and harmony where they start the day together. Sometimes they’ll talk about the day. This goes on for 20-40 minutes, passing from sleep to the waking state, ready to start the day from a harmonious proactive state as compared to jolting into action and flying out the door with stress.
They believe travel is the best education we can give our children and they have taken their own kids all over the world, based on the idea that experiencing other languages and cultures and landscapes broadens their thinking and actions and bonds a family through having those experiences together.
The Gentempo's thrive on certain parenting premises, such as...
No child was ever made good by telling them how bad they are. One of the best things parents can do for their children is love each other. Children learn more by example than by words. How a child starts their day is critical. Family rituals are a building block of a child’s adult life. The most important education a child gets is outside of school. Self-esteem and self-confidence are job one. Integrity must be consistently on display. These are great parents, and we get into these concepts and many others on this podcast.
 

Episode Sponsors: Dry Farm Wines: Dry Farm Wines is offering an extra bottle in your first box for a penny (because it’s alcohol, it can’t be free). See all the details and collect your wine at bengreenfieldlife.com/dryfarmwines
BiOptimizers (Magnesium Breakthrough): The 7 essential forms of magnesium included in this full spectrum serving help you relax, unwind, and turn off your active brain after a long and stressful day. Go to bioptimizers.com/ben and use code ben10 for 10% off any order. 
Neurohacker: If you want to try the best brain fuel on earth, go to neurohacker.com/ben for Qualia Mind for up to 50% off right now, and use code BGF at checkout for an extra 15% off your first purchase. Start experiencing what Qualia Mind can do for YOUR mindset.
Essentia: Essentia organic mattresses are the only mattress to score best on eliminating all sleep-interrupting stimulants. Experience Essentia for yourself and save an additional $100 on your mattress purchase using code BENVIP at myessentia.com/bengreenfield.
Supergut: Supergut's resistant starch fiber mix is a clean, vegan gut health booster that nourishes the healthy bacteria in your small intestine. Go to supergut.com/ben and use BEN20 for 20% off your first purchase of Supergut Gut Balancing Fiber Mix.

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