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Parenthood is an adventure! The joys, the frustration, the laughter, and the tears- we all find unique and universal challenges as parents. When one issue resolves, another is waiting in the wings. Our jobs as parents are truly never done. It really is the toughest job you will ever love. The Whinypaluza Podcast is all about inspiring adventures in parenting! Rebecca Greene, LCSW-R and Top 100 Mommy Blogger puts her experience and education in psychology and social work to the test while she shares insightful thoughts on marriage, stay-at-home life, and keeping three energetic kids safe and happy.
On the show, you will hear from bloggers, parenting experts, marriage experts and more as they shed light on tips and tricks to make life with your family better than ever! Find solutions to questions you have and questions you never thought to ask. Whether you are a parenting novice or parenting pro, you are sure to find a valuable source of information and support in the Whinypaluza community.
Follow Rebecca Greene
Blog: https://www.whinypaluza.com/
Book: http://bit.ly/WhinypaluzaBook
Book 2: https://bit.ly/whinybook2
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/whinypaluzaparentingandmarriage
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/becgreene5/

The Whinypaluza Podcast Rebecca Greene

    • Kids & Family
    • 5.0 • 205 Ratings

Parenthood is an adventure! The joys, the frustration, the laughter, and the tears- we all find unique and universal challenges as parents. When one issue resolves, another is waiting in the wings. Our jobs as parents are truly never done. It really is the toughest job you will ever love. The Whinypaluza Podcast is all about inspiring adventures in parenting! Rebecca Greene, LCSW-R and Top 100 Mommy Blogger puts her experience and education in psychology and social work to the test while she shares insightful thoughts on marriage, stay-at-home life, and keeping three energetic kids safe and happy.
On the show, you will hear from bloggers, parenting experts, marriage experts and more as they shed light on tips and tricks to make life with your family better than ever! Find solutions to questions you have and questions you never thought to ask. Whether you are a parenting novice or parenting pro, you are sure to find a valuable source of information and support in the Whinypaluza community.
Follow Rebecca Greene
Blog: https://www.whinypaluza.com/
Book: http://bit.ly/WhinypaluzaBook
Book 2: https://bit.ly/whinybook2
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/whinypaluzaparentingandmarriage
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/becgreene5/

    Rediscovering Life After Kids

    Rediscovering Life After Kids

    How does one navigate the emotional rollercoaster of becoming an empty nester while rediscovering personal joy and purpose?
    Join us as Stephanie Mason-Teague, a dynamic entrepreneur and mother, shares her insightful journey through the empty nest phase. Drawing from her diverse background in flight school, live television hosting, and running an independent movie theater, Stephanie discusses the challenges and opportunities of this life transition. Discover how to transform fear, loneliness, and loss of purpose into a springboard for personal growth and rediscovery.

    This episode dives deep into the heart of the empty nest experience as Stephanie Mason-Teague reveals how the departure of children from home can trigger a profound search for new meaning in life. Through personal anecdotes and the wisdom gained from her journey, Stephanie outlines practical strategies for overcoming loneliness, maintaining relationships, and finding joy in newfound freedom. Listeners will be inspired by her approach to embracing change, cultivating hobbies, and the importance of self-care in this new chapter of life.

    Key Takeaways:
    🌱 The importance of embracing change and finding new hobbies for personal growth.
    👭 Nurturing friendships and social connections to combat loneliness.
    🎉 Discovering joy in solitude and learning to appreciate personal time.
    🌿 The significance of maintaining a healthy relationship with your partner during this transition.
    📚 How sharing stories and experiences can provide comfort and a sense of community.
    How to Reach Stephanie:
    Newsletter: https://www.newsletter.emptymess.com/p/the-simple-life?r=xadfj&utm_medium=email
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/people/Empty-Mess/100077557146344/

    Connect with Rebecca:
    📘 Blog: https://www.whinypaluza.com/
    📗 Book 1: https://bit.ly/WhinypaluzaBook
    📙 Book 2: https://bit.ly/whinybook2
    🔵 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/whinypaluzaparentingandmarriage
    📷 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/becgreene5/ @becgreene5
    🎥 TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@whinypaluzamom?lang=en @whinypaluzamom
    📺 YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/WhinyPaluza

    • 51 min
    Trust Issues with Myself

    Trust Issues with Myself

    🌟 How can confronting trust issues with oneself unlock a journey of self-care, personal growth, and improved relationships?

    📖 Rebecca Greene and her husband, Seth Greene, delve into the crucial role of self-trust in personal well-being and success. Rebecca shares her journey through denial, health prioritization, and seeking professional help to overcome trust issues. This episode highlights the importance of self-care, directly facing personal challenges, and the influence of trust on life's various facets, using Rebecca's experiences to stress the significance of time management, healthy living, and relationship nurturing.

    Key Takeaways:
    🌱 Confronting personal issues is essential for growth.
    🍏 Prioritizing health and nutrition boosts well-being.
    ⏳ Effective time management and valuing relationships lead to a balanced life.
    🤝 Seeking professional aid and indulging in self-care are key to better health.
    🔐 Trust in oneself is the cornerstone for trusting others and fulfilling commitments.

    Actionable Insights: 💡 Engage in self-care, seek professional help when necessary, tackle personal challenges head-on, and manage your time to cherish what truly matters.

    ✅Follow Rebecca Greene
    💻Blog https://www.whinypaluza.com/
    🎧Podcast https://www.whinypaluza.com/podcast
    📙Book 1 https://bit.ly/WhinypaluzaBook
    📘Book 2 https://bit.ly/whinybook2
    👤Facebook https://www.facebook.com/whinypaluzaparentingandmarriage
    📸Instagram https://www.instagram.com/becgreene5/ @becgreene5
    📱TikTok https://www.tiktok.com/@whinypaluzamom?lang=en @whinypaluzamom
    📺YouTube https://www.youtube.com/WhinyPaluza

    • 30 min
    Behind the Scenes of The Whinypaluza Podcast

    Behind the Scenes of The Whinypaluza Podcast

    In a special episode of Whinypaluza, host Rebecca Greene sits down with Tetan Brannen, the powerhouse behind the podcast's production for its first 300 episodes. As Tetan prepares to transition out of her role, this episode serves as both a retrospective and a celebration of their shared journey.

    From Stay-at-Home Mom to Podcast Prodigy:
    Tetan Brannen's journey in podcasting began in 2017, marking a significant shift from her twelve-year tenure as a stay-at-home mom to a leading voice in the podcasting world. With over 300 episodes under her belt, Tetan has been instrumental in shaping Whinypaluza into a platform that transcends mere entertainment to foster deep connections and community among its listeners.

    The Essence of Whinypaluza:
    Whinypaluza's mission has always been about more than just sharing parenting tips and marital advice. It's a forum where real-life challenges, growth, and the complexities of relationships are discussed openly, making it a source of comfort and camaraderie for many. Tetan's role in selecting diverse guests and topics has enriched the podcast's content, making each episode a unique learning opportunity.

    Key Challenges and Triumphs:
    Producing a podcast is no small feat. Tetan and Rebecca delve into the behind-the-scenes work that goes into each episode—from managing schedules and conducting research to the intricate guest selection process. Despite the challenges, including navigating social media pitfalls and adapting to listeners' evolving interests, the duo has consistently delivered content that resonates deeply with their audience.

    Key Takeaways
    🎙️ The transformative power of podcasting in building networks and fostering connections.
    📅 Importance of organization and lists in managing busy schedules and podcast production.
    🧠 Highlighting the "Red Car Effect" and its relevance to focused awareness and perception.
    📈 Emphasis on personal growth through learning from stories and guest experiences.
    🚫 Navigating challenges with banned words on social media platforms.
    💡 Advice for new podcasters: Be open to change and receptive to feedback.

    Looking Ahead:
    As Tetan passes the torch to a new producer, the episode reflects on the growth and changes in the podcasting landscape. The discussion underscores the importance of adaptability, open-mindedness, and the continuous pursuit of personal development for those behind the mic and their listeners.

    Final Thoughts:
    Rebecca and Tetan's conversation is a testament to the power of podcasting as a medium for storytelling, learning, and connection. As Whinypaluza embarks on its next chapter, the legacy of its first 300 episodes—a blend of authenticity, resilience, and community—sets a strong foundation for the future.

    Quote from Tetan:
    (00:06:14) "Sometimes people that you don't think are an obvious fit end up being, like, the best guest you've ever had." - Tetan Brannen

    This episode not only celebrates a significant milestone but also highlights the journey of transformation and the impact of podcasting as a dynamic platform for meaningful discourse.

    • 51 min
    Love Languages for Valentine's Day

    Love Languages for Valentine's Day

    How can understanding and expressing love languages transform relationships?
    In this heartfelt episode of Whinypaluza, Rebecca and Seth Greene dive into the world of love languages just in time for Valentine's Day. Drawing from their personal experiences and insights from the book "The Five Love Languages," they explore how understanding your partner's preferred method of receiving love can significantly enhance relationship communication and emotional connection. The episode is packed with personal anecdotes, practical advice, and the announcement of Valentine prizes for listeners who engaged with a love languages question on their platform.
    Key Takeaways:
    💖 Understanding your partner's love language is crucial for effective communication and relationship satisfaction.
    💬 Acts of service, quality time, words of affirmation, physical touch, and gifts are explored as the five love languages that people use to express and receive love.
    🤔 It's essential not to assume but to ask your partner how they prefer to receive love.
    💌 Simple gestures of love, such as a heartfelt note, can be just as significant as grand gestures.🎁 The importance of expressing love in the way your partner desires, not just the way you prefer to give love.

    Connect with Rebecca:
    📘 Blog: https://www.whinypaluza.com/
    📗 Book 1: https://bit.ly/WhinypaluzaBook
    📙 Book 2: https://bit.ly/whinybook2
    🔵 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/whinypaluzaparentingandmarriage
    📷 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/becgreene5/ @becgreene5
    🎥 TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@whinypaluzamom?lang=en @whinypaluzamom
    📺 YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/WhinyPaluza

    • 21 min
    Unlocking the Power of Forgiveness

    Unlocking the Power of Forgiveness

    🤔💭 How often do we hold onto the weight of past grievances, unaware of the freedom in forgiveness?

    🎙️ Join us for this enlightening episode of Whinypaluza with host Rebecca Greene and guest Katharine Giovanni. Katharine, an acclaimed author and speaker, shares her insights on personal development, focusing on the transformative power of forgiveness. With years of experience guiding individuals toward emotional healing, she brings a wealth of knowledge on how to release the chains of the past.
    🌈 Discover the emotional freedom of letting go of resentment and how to embark on self-discovery and empowerment. Katharine shares practical strategies for embracing forgiveness, illustrating its role as an act towards others and as a gift to oneself.

    Key takeaways:
    🌟 Transformative Healing: How forgiveness catalyzes profound emotional and psychological healing.
    ❤️ Self-Love and Forgiveness: Forgiving as an act of self-love and self-care.
    🌍 The Ripple Effect of Forgiveness: Forgiving others transforms relationships and cultivates a compassionate world.
    🚧 Overcoming Obstacles to Forgiveness: Insights into navigating the challenges of forgiveness.
    💪 Empowerment and Release: Letting go of grudges to embrace the present and build a joyful future.

    Connect with Katharine:
    Website http://www.KatharineGiovanni.com
    LinkedIn URL https://www.linkedin.com/in/katharinegiovanni
    Facebook URL https://www.facebook.com/katharine.giovanni
    YouTube URL https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0PPtlSUPldGNl9mIRRtAmA
    Instagram https://www.instagram.com/katharinegiovanni

    ✅Follow Rebecca Greene
    💻Blog https://www.whinypaluza.com/
    🎧Podcast https://www.whinypaluza.com/podcast
    📙Book 1 https://bit.ly/WhinypaluzaBook
    📘Book 2 https://bit.ly/whinybook2
    👤Facebook https://www.facebook.com/whinypaluzaparentingandmarriage
    📸Instagram https://www.instagram.com/becgreene5/ @becgreene5
    📱TikTok https://www.tiktok.com/@whinypaluzamom?lang=en @whinypaluzamom
    📺YouTube https://www.youtube.com/WhinyPaluza

    • 42 min
    The Bat Mitzvah Journey

    The Bat Mitzvah Journey

    In this episode, Rebecca and Seth Greene share their experiences and challenges in planning their children's bar/bat mitzvahs, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic. They emphasize the importance of communication, teamwork, and setting clear expectations in parenting.
    They reflect on their personal growth and the valuable lessons they've learned from these experiences. They also discuss the significance of continuing traditions, even if they may not personally enjoy them. The conversation highlights the need for unity in parenting to prevent children from manipulating their parents. Additionally, the hosts stress the importance of expressing feelings and avoiding assumptions in a marriage.

    🔑 Key Takeaways:
    1️⃣ Effective communication and teamwork are crucial in parenting.
    2️⃣ Upholding traditions can be important for family unity, even if personal preferences differ.
    3️⃣ Unity in parenting prevents children from manipulating their parents.
    4️⃣ Expressing feelings and avoiding assumptions is vital for a healthy marriage.

    Remember, success is made in the messy kitchen of parenting. Tune in, laugh, and relate with Rebecca and Seth as they navigate the joys and challenges of marriage and parenting. Share this episode with a friend who can relate!

    ✅Follow Rebecca Greene
    💻Blog https://www.whinypaluza.com/
    🎧Podcast https://www.whinypaluza.com/podcast
    📙Book 1 https://bit.ly/WhinypaluzaBook
    📘Book 2 https://bit.ly/whinybook2
    👤Facebook https://www.facebook.com/whinypaluzaparentingandmarriage
    📸Instagram https://www.instagram.com/becgreene5/ @becgreene5
    📱TikTok https://www.tiktok.com/@whinypaluzamom?lang=en @whinypaluzamom
    📺YouTube https://www.youtube.com/WhinyPaluza

    #WhinypaluzaPodcast #MarriageAndParenting #ParentingTips #FamilyTraditions #ParentingUnity
    #MarriageAdvice

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
205 Ratings

205 Ratings

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Listen and learn!

I started listening to this podcast years ago, have binged nearly every episode and took copious notes!

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Thanks! I’ve!

Life changing
Thanks! I’ve learned so much from you and love listening!! Life changing stuff for sure.

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Great!

Great on so many levels! Not so with intro music.
Jodi you are amazing! Love love all your content and I gain clarity from each episode.

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