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#015: CREATING A FAMILY LEGACY The Confident Mom Podcast

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CREATING A FAMILY LEGACY

EPISODE #015

“Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.”

—Robert Browning

In this episode of The Confident Mom Podcast, we’re chatting about:



* What a family legacy is – the emotional, social and spiritual components of it.

* Probing thoughts on how to create a legacy and heritage that lasts and leaves an impact that matters

* Practical ways to create a legacy of memories that will unite your family more intimately







The podcast for regular, busy moms who just want to be the best mom they can be….a podcast for moms to have confidence in knowing that they are in fact doing a great job, that they are a great mom and that they are raising up great kids who will have great futures.

SPONSORSHIP NOTE:

I am proud to be an educator and consultant for Beautycounter, a B-Corp company on a mission to get safer products into the hands of everyone.   The lack of regulation in the personal care and cosmetic industry is astounding and it is harming our health in very serious ways. We need more voices to join up on our mission. If you want to put your passion to purpose while being generously compensated, then I would love to start a conversation with you about what it means to be involved in the #saferbeauty tribe that is Beautycounter.



Join the movement of #betterbeauty and message me via email to make your voice really resonate for a cause.





CREATING A FAMILY LEGACY

From Focus on the Family: http://www.focusonthefamily.com/parenting/building-relationships/family-legacies/family-legacies-passing-on-a-legacy



No matter who we are, where we live, or what our goals may be, we all have one thing in common: a heritage. That is, a social, emotional and spiritual legacy passed on from parent to child. Every one of us is passed a heritage, lives out a heritage, and gives a heritage to our family. It's not an option. Parents always pass to their children a legacy … good, bad or some of both.

REFLECT UPON YOUR GIVEN LEGACY

What has been passed onto you that is positive? Know yourself, know your family legacy and take pride in it.



Me?



Maternal grandparents --- work ethic, passion for physical activity



Paternal grandparents --- large family gatherings, open door policy



Mother --- courage to do anything, belief in potential, unquenchable love for learning



Father --- easy going attitude and approach to life, no stress



Then, think about what legacy or generational tendencies you wish to put an end to.



Me?



Maternal grandparents --- scarcity mindset, sternness



Paternal grandparents --- gossip and careless spending



Mother --- fear based anxiety and perfectionism



Father --- not getting involved in things on a deep level

WHITE BOARD VISION CASTING

Create family mantra (je suis belle, “Synans are people who love everyone”)



Create family mission statement (work in progress)



Create family values (love, generosity, communication, connection, kindness, courage, integrity)



Create family traditions (celebratory picnics, surprise poems, mother’s day winery, family walks, Christmas morning baileys, family bedtime prayer)



Create family impact – what organizations matter to you? (our church, compassion, young life, water)

PRACTICAL WAYS TO CREATE A LEGACY IN TANGIBLE WAYS

Collect favorite family recipes



Created personalized photo albums

CREATING A FAMILY LEGACY

EPISODE #015

“Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.”

—Robert Browning

In this episode of The Confident Mom Podcast, we’re chatting about:



* What a family legacy is – the emotional, social and spiritual components of it.

* Probing thoughts on how to create a legacy and heritage that lasts and leaves an impact that matters

* Practical ways to create a legacy of memories that will unite your family more intimately







The podcast for regular, busy moms who just want to be the best mom they can be….a podcast for moms to have confidence in knowing that they are in fact doing a great job, that they are a great mom and that they are raising up great kids who will have great futures.

SPONSORSHIP NOTE:

I am proud to be an educator and consultant for Beautycounter, a B-Corp company on a mission to get safer products into the hands of everyone.   The lack of regulation in the personal care and cosmetic industry is astounding and it is harming our health in very serious ways. We need more voices to join up on our mission. If you want to put your passion to purpose while being generously compensated, then I would love to start a conversation with you about what it means to be involved in the #saferbeauty tribe that is Beautycounter.



Join the movement of #betterbeauty and message me via email to make your voice really resonate for a cause.





CREATING A FAMILY LEGACY

From Focus on the Family: http://www.focusonthefamily.com/parenting/building-relationships/family-legacies/family-legacies-passing-on-a-legacy



No matter who we are, where we live, or what our goals may be, we all have one thing in common: a heritage. That is, a social, emotional and spiritual legacy passed on from parent to child. Every one of us is passed a heritage, lives out a heritage, and gives a heritage to our family. It's not an option. Parents always pass to their children a legacy … good, bad or some of both.

REFLECT UPON YOUR GIVEN LEGACY

What has been passed onto you that is positive? Know yourself, know your family legacy and take pride in it.



Me?



Maternal grandparents --- work ethic, passion for physical activity



Paternal grandparents --- large family gatherings, open door policy



Mother --- courage to do anything, belief in potential, unquenchable love for learning



Father --- easy going attitude and approach to life, no stress



Then, think about what legacy or generational tendencies you wish to put an end to.



Me?



Maternal grandparents --- scarcity mindset, sternness



Paternal grandparents --- gossip and careless spending



Mother --- fear based anxiety and perfectionism



Father --- not getting involved in things on a deep level

WHITE BOARD VISION CASTING

Create family mantra (je suis belle, “Synans are people who love everyone”)



Create family mission statement (work in progress)



Create family values (love, generosity, communication, connection, kindness, courage, integrity)



Create family traditions (celebratory picnics, surprise poems, mother’s day winery, family walks, Christmas morning baileys, family bedtime prayer)



Create family impact – what organizations matter to you? (our church, compassion, young life, water)

PRACTICAL WAYS TO CREATE A LEGACY IN TANGIBLE WAYS

Collect favorite family recipes



Created personalized photo albums

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