Hooray!!! It’s the 1st Birthday of 3 in 30!!
After a truly fantastic first year, I am feeling so reflective and grateful. THANK YOU for listening week after week, sharing the episodes with your friends, and adding to the discussion on Instagram and through emails! I have truly loved learning from you.
In this episode, I share three major shifts that have occurred inside of me since starting 3 in 30. As you listen, I hope that you will recognize that you’ve experienced similar shifts as well.
I also invite you to participate in a birthday celebration for 3 in 30 through the #my3in30 campaign. You can hear all the details in the last 15 minutes of the podcast, or check out the overview here: http://3in30podcast.com/my3in30/
I can’t wait to hear your takeaways over the next two weeks!!
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Are you guilty of the distracted “Uh huh” when your children are telling you a story? When they pause for your reaction, do you realize that you have no idea what they just said?
If so, you’re not alone. And this week’s guest, Kim Jacobs, is here to help! She has a Master’s degree is Interpersonal and Family Communication, and she’s a mom of four young boys.
In this episode, we discuss…
-how to use non-verbal communication to make sure your children feel heard
-how “mirroring” can help our children know that we are empathizing with them
-how paraphrasing can help us to reconnect with a child after we’ve been interrupted
-how to lovingly hurry your child along when they are telling a 25-minute long story 😉
-how to use “perception checking” to give our kids the benefit of the doubt and a chance to explain themselves
…and much more!
And don’t forget to sign up for the monthly sheet of takeaways, which will now be sent on the first Friday of each new month: 3in30podcast.com/takeaways
Power of Moms article about twins who developed a stutter: https://powerofmoms.com/putting-on-the-brakes/
Marilyn Faulkner’s episode “How to Raise Confident Children: http://3in30podcast.com/confidence/
Some of you may see this episode title and think, “YES! I need this!” Others may think, “Not for me–I don’t have any intention of starting a business.”
But believe it or not, this episode is for ALL mamas. Because I think all of us want to involve our children in the passions that are important to us.
Today’s guest is Tonya Dalton of inkWELL Press. She is a powerhouse business woman and a loving wife and mother of two. She built several businesses from her home while her kids were young, and she has so many practical tips on how to do just that. Within her takeaways, she also talks about empowering our kids to contribute to the home, modeling for them how to have boundaries and work as a team, and teaching them how to plan ahead and use their time wisely.
I really think this episode has golden nuggets for EVERY mama, no matter what you do for work–take a listen and let me know if you agree!
Tonya’s Website: inkwellpress.com
- Weekly Kickstart: https://inkwellpress.com/collections/organizational-notepads-for-weekly-daily-planning/products/weekly-planning-notepad
- Daily Download: https://inkwellpress.com/collections/organizational-notepads-for-weekly-daily-planning/products/daily-download-notepad
Tonya’s Podcast, ‘Productivity Paradox’: https://ppx.inkwellpress.com/
Past ‘3 in 30’ episodes that further this topic:
“How to Get Your Kids to Do a Daily Quiet Time” podcast: http://3in30podcast.com/quiet_time/
“How to Find Time for Personal Development as a Mom: The 3 Ps”: http://3in30podcast.com/3Ps/
“At some point, all of our children need us to be their voice…
How do we find the balance between helping our children be successful and letting them do hard things?
How do we speak to teachers, coaches, leaders and peers in a way that opens hearts and opportunities?
How do we navigate a situation when we feel our children are not safe?
How do we help our children to find their own voice and (when possible) learn to advocate for themselves?”
This is a direct quote that I received in an email from Emily Orchard, a listener of this podcast who is a mother of four and a Speech Language Pathologist. As she’s worked as an SLP in the schools for the past 16 years, she has become passionate about teaching parents how to advocate for their kids. This topic became especially meaningful to her when she found that her own son needed some additional support and advocacy.
Don’t miss this incredibly useful episode, which will help you to feel prepared for the next opportunity you have to speak up on your child’s behalf.
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Whether you’ve made a move this summer or you’ve lived in the same area for 10 years, this episode has takeaways for you! Jessica Dahlquist, the host of The Extraordinary Moms Podcast, shares how to feel more “at home” where you live and how to reach out to others to make meaningful friendships.
Jessica is a genius at connecting with others and building lifelong friendships, and you will be inspired to make simple changes in your life that will help you to “bloom where you’re planted.”
Listen in, and be sure to share this episode with any friends who have moved recently!
-My episode on Jessica’s podcast, The Extraordinary Moms Podcast: https://extraordinarymomspodcast.com/3in30/
-Episode about using the five senses to create a peaceful home: http://3in30podcast.com/peaceful-home/
-Episode about being a friend, instead of just being friendly: http://3in30podcast.com/friendship/
-Get monthly email with ALL of the takeaways: http://3in30podcast.com/takeaways/