29 min

Episode 97-Setting Healthy Family Boundaries & Nurturing Family Ties Sense by Meg Faure

    • Parenting

In "Sense by Meg Faure," we explore setting healthy family boundaries, especially with grandparents. As a parent-host, I deeply understand the challenges. Insights from Des Meyer, a nurse and grandmother, emphasize creating a secure space for parents. We explore various scenarios where healthy family boundaries are often tested, including differences in parenting styles, diet preferences (notably sugar intake), and sleep training philosophies. The conversation acknowledges the friction that can arise when grandparents, with their love and desire to help, may inadvertently overstep, impacting the parents' confidence and the family dynamics. The episode emphasizes the significance of "I feel" messages in communicating boundaries, advocating for a respectful and understanding approach to preserve family relationships. Furthermore, we address the broader context of boundaries beyond the family, touching upon social media, workplace expectations during maternity leave, and the transition to motherhood. The discussion underscores the universality of boundary-setting challenges, offering strategies for navigating these situations with grace and assertiveness. This episode blends anecdotes, advice, and listener stories to empower parents. It urges recognizing complex dynamics for strong, supportive family bonds.

In "Sense by Meg Faure," we explore setting healthy family boundaries, especially with grandparents. As a parent-host, I deeply understand the challenges. Insights from Des Meyer, a nurse and grandmother, emphasize creating a secure space for parents. We explore various scenarios where healthy family boundaries are often tested, including differences in parenting styles, diet preferences (notably sugar intake), and sleep training philosophies. The conversation acknowledges the friction that can arise when grandparents, with their love and desire to help, may inadvertently overstep, impacting the parents' confidence and the family dynamics. The episode emphasizes the significance of "I feel" messages in communicating boundaries, advocating for a respectful and understanding approach to preserve family relationships. Furthermore, we address the broader context of boundaries beyond the family, touching upon social media, workplace expectations during maternity leave, and the transition to motherhood. The discussion underscores the universality of boundary-setting challenges, offering strategies for navigating these situations with grace and assertiveness. This episode blends anecdotes, advice, and listener stories to empower parents. It urges recognizing complex dynamics for strong, supportive family bonds.

29 min