Posts Tagged ‘relationships’

Ep. 023 How to Stop Looking at your Phone So Much–And Why It Matters // Dr. Katie Penry, Licensed Clinical Psychologist

How to Stop Looking at your Phone So Much--and Why It Matters Dr. Katie Penry, LCP

“Parents act as mirrors for their children. Children learn who they are in the reflection of another person’s watchful gaze.”

Dr. Katie Penry, a licensed clinical psychologist and mother of two young children, is on the podcast today teaching us the brain research behind why we need to look up from our phones and engage more with our little children.

And she doesn’t just tell us WHY to do this…she also tells us HOW!  Listen in as she explains each of the following takeaways:

 

1) Decide on some sacred spaces and places where you will not use your phone. (This matters more than arbitrary time limits for yourself.)

2) Tell your kids what you are doing when you are looking at your phone.

3) Use your phone’s non-notification settings to help you be present at important times of day.

 

Listen to the podcast as an introduction to Dr. Penry’s work, and then head to her website to sign up for her 7-day email course called the “Look Up Challenge”: https://afriendlyaffair.lpages.co/look-up-challenge/

 

Fascinating Facts from the Interview:

-Almost 80% of your child’s brain development happens from age 0-3 years, through consistent verbal and non-verbal interaction with their parents

-Look at your baby and attune to who they are and what they love–react to each other–Harvard Psychologists call this “Serve and Return”

-Daniel Stern, a renowned American psychologist, found that 70%-80% of the time that your baby is alert, he/she is looking at you.

-Babies are born able to see the exact distance from their biological mother’s eye to nipple. (!!!)

 

Show Notes:

-Dr. Katie Penry’s 7-day FREE email course, the #LookUpChallenge”: https://afriendlyaffair.lpages.co/look-up-challenge/

-Sign up to receive a monthly PDF of all the podcast takeaways: 3in30podcast.com

-Dr. Katie Penry’s website: https://www.afriendlyaffair.com/

-Dr. Katie Penry’s Instagram account: https://www.instagram.com/afriendlyaffair/

-Children’s book about the life of Nelle Harper Lee, the author of To Kill a Mockingbird: https://www.amazon.com/Alabama-Spitfire-Story-Harper-Mockingbird/dp/0062456709

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Ep. 020 How to Be a Friend Instead of Just Being Friendly // Brooke Romney

Concrete ideas for being a good friend...even if you're really busy

As mothers, this can be a hard stage of life to find and maintain meaningful friendships.

Many of us feel busy and overwhelmed–barely managing the needs of our own families.

Opportunities to connect with other women might feel scarce, depending on the ages and needs of our children.

Sometimes it’s just easier to give a friendly wave or a quick hello in the hallway at church than to invest in a real friendship with someone.

In this week’s episode, Brooke Romney, a mother of four and a professional writer, shares totally doable ways that we can be good friends to other women, even if we are busy, shy, or maxed out on life.

Brooke discusses each of the following takeaways, offering concrete ideas within each:

 

1) Take advantage of small opportunities to build connection by simply being present wherever we are. 

2) Follow the advice that we give our children about being a good friend.

3) Don’t wait for life conditions to be perfect before extending friendship to others.

 

Don’t miss this conversation where we learn how to go beyond just being friendly, to start being real friends.

 

Show Notes

-Brooke’s website: http://brookeromney.com/

-Brooke’s article in the Deseret News: “It’s Time to Stop Being Friendly and Start Being a Friend

-Rachel’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/3in30podcast/

-Brooke’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brookeromneywrites/

 

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Ep. 017 Three Keys to a Happier Marriage // Jody Moore of Bold New Mom

Life Coach Jody Moore of Bold New Mom teaches three impactful mindset-shifts to improve our relationships

“Love is always going to serve you best. You are your best, most creative, most confident, most genius self when you’re operating in love.”

Jody Moore is a life coach and podcaster whose business has exploded in the past couple of years due to the wise principles that she teaches about how we can adjust our own thoughts in order to achieve more happiness in our relationships with others.

Jody teaches that happiness is a skill—something that we need to learn how to do and then work on it and practice over and over. On today’s podcast, she talks about three of her hallmark principles:

 

1) Your relationship is the story you tell yourself.  Make it a good one.

2) You are 100% responsible for your own emotions–and no one else’s.

3) Every person on earth is worthy of love, just as they are.

 

Please listen in as we discuss these principles in the context of marriage, and don’t forget to claim your free printable of Jody’s “Three Keys to a Happier Marriage” by visiting 3in30podcast.com.  (Thanks to Natalie Hansen from the podcast Babes Unpaused for designing it!)

Link to the PDF Version (for download and printing or saving): https://drive.google.com/file/d/1mJnv9KsKx32KV8xpGNBlAztSm2PjgeWz/view?usp=sharing

Jody Moore// 3 Keys to a Happier Marriage

Show Notes

-Rachel’s “3 in 30 Takeaways for Moms” Instagram account: https://www.instagram.com/3in30podcast/

-Jody Moore’s Website: boldnewmom.com

-“Ask Jody Anything” Free Coaching Call: https://boldnewmom.lpages.co/public-call-invite/

-Instagrammer I follow who sees motherhood through a beautiful lens: https://www.instagram.com/kellyejensen/

-Natalie Hansen’s Podcast: Babes Unpaused: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/babes-unpaused-podcast/id1334298125?mt=2

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