This podcast will help all parents with kids of all ages to learn how to decode the mysteries and challenges of being a parent in today's challenging times. We will concentrate on practical parenting approaches that you as a parent can use right away! There are tips and tricks as well as plenty of real life stories to help you see that you can make a difference in your family's life in simple yet noticeable ways. In order for your kids to change, you need to change first! The ripple effect is real and lasting. Enjoy the ride!
19 - Creating Calm with Choices
Do you feel like you’re always battling your child? You tell them to do something and you immediately get a “no” followed by whining and complaining or outright defiance? A simple request that turns into a war is enough to send us over the edge...
18 - Distanced Learning During COVID
Listen to ideas for parents on how to set up the most effective workspaces, routines and rules for distanced learning. Also hear how Family Meetings to brainstorm solutions when issues come up can smooth things out.
17 - Calming the Chaos with Family Meetings
In this podcast we’ll explore what happens in our families if we’re always operating in “crisis mode” then talk about ways to avoid ever getting into that mode by using Family Meetings to set boundaries and limits while communicating as a family what behaviors are acceptable and expected.
16 - Money Matters: Teen and Tween Edition
In this podcast I’m going to cover issues relating to money with middle and high schoolers. I will go over how to give money and how much, when to give money, and how to set up responsible money habits including how to use an ATM card, checking...
15 - Money and Allowance: Early Childhood Edition (3-10)
There are things to do at different ages and stages to help introduce money concepts to your kids so that by the time they graduate from high school they know about budgeting, credit cards and debt. In this podcast, I’ll concentrate on what to do with...
14 - Chores - Why and How
I’ve had quite a few people asking me about chores – how to set them up, do you pay for them, how much do you pay, is allowance tied to chores, do I need chore charts with rewards, what do I do if my kid won’t do their chores. In this podcast I want to...
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I love this podcast! I had the privilege of attending one of Mary’s many live workshops and presentations and really like her style. I love that she’s decided to bring these valuable lessons here. She teaches these practical parenting skills and tools in a timely, relatable and reassuring way. She is generous with her knowledge and wisdom and I have learned so much from her! I appreciate her encouraging me in my parenting journey. I also enjoy listening to her gentle, calm and soothing voice. Thank you, Mary!
I love Mary’s style. It is essentially to the point while being compassionate. Mary is no none sense with concrete information and strategies that truly relate to parents of children of all ages. Mary presents practical parenting solutions that focuses on tools and also explains some of the dynamics behind the parent/children relationships that motivate the behaviors.