50 episodes

We got married with children, together we have 4 kids! We want to share what works for us and what doesn't. For step-parents, co-parents, marriage, being your best self, managing work, family, friends & health... we're going to talk about everything, always.

Everything Always Summer Mulder

    • Parenting
    • 4.9, 28 Ratings

We got married with children, together we have 4 kids! We want to share what works for us and what doesn't. For step-parents, co-parents, marriage, being your best self, managing work, family, friends & health... we're going to talk about everything, always.

    Everything Always Episode 50: Expert Advice For Remarried Couples and Blended Families

    Everything Always Episode 50: Expert Advice For Remarried Couples and Blended Families

    Brian Mayer is a couples expert who focuses on remarried couples and blended families, and he joins me today to get super candid about the struggles both face. Brian is also a mental health therapist, so he'll be sharing his insight on how our feelings and reactions can either help or hinder our relationships with our exes and our current partners.
    You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://summerfelix.com/50

    • 40 min
    Everything Always Episode 49: Consequences and Different Parenting Styles

    Everything Always Episode 49: Consequences and Different Parenting Styles

    We dive into why we chose the parenting style that we did, how we handle consequences with our children, and a few real-life stories from the parenting trenches. Although we’re not experts, we’re sharing the things that have worked particularly well for us as a blended family, and we hope it will work for you as well.
    You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://summerfelix.com/49

    • 34 min
    Everything Always Episode 48: Parental Alienation with Dr. Sue

    Everything Always Episode 48: Parental Alienation with Dr. Sue

    Maneuvering through difficult relationships—whether it's with the kids or your ex-partner—is something many of us in blended families know all too well. It can be hard to know the right way to react when you are feeling ganged up on or taken advantage of. So here to help me dissect these topics and more is certified parenting expert and coach Dr. Sue.
    You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://summerfelix.com/48 

    • 48 min
    Everything Always Episode 47: Different Parenting Styles

    Everything Always Episode 47: Different Parenting Styles

    Everyone is different in how they go about parenting, whether their approach is influenced by culture, upbringing, religion, age, or all of the above. So how do we decide how to raise our children, blended family or not? Today I will be discussing parenting styles, specifically the three different styles identified by psychologist Diana Baumrind.
    You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://summerfelix.com/47 

    • 20 min
    Everything Always Episode 46: When Parenting Styles Clash

    Everything Always Episode 46: When Parenting Styles Clash

    In a perfect world, you and your partner would be on the same page about everything when it comes to raising your children. But what happens if your parenting style clashes with your partner's? Today I want to explain how you can find common ground with your significant other so you can raise your children without confusion or inconsistency.
    You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://summerfelix.com/46 

    • 23 min
    Everything Always Episode 45: How to Have a Healthy Fight

    Everything Always Episode 45: How to Have a Healthy Fight

    As most couples know, being in a relationship is not always sunshine and rainbows. There are disagreements and compromises that sometimes do not end in a productive or positive way. So how do you fight fair with your partner to ensure everyone walks away happy and comfortable with the outcome Today we are discussing how to have a healthy fight and the steps you can take now to prevent a negative ending.
    You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://summerfelix.com/45  

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
28 Ratings

28 Ratings

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Love this

Love this podcast. Summer’s research is thorough and applicable to all topics discussed.

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Life changing!

😍LOVE this podcast! The topics are spot on and the tools suggested are so helpful. I love the input from the kids.

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Sooo good!

I’m a PhD Marriage and Family Therapist and I recommend this podcast to my clients. The content is clinically so solid and it comes from such a real place. They’ve been there! So genuine. Love it!

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