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Inspiring Bravery in our Kids through Role Models with host of top motherhood podcast, 3 in 30 Takeaways for Moms, Rachel Nielson and Ashliey Aikele and Elyse Beard | How to be Brave by popular US mom podcast, 3 in 30: image of Ashely Aikele and Elyse beard standing together with all of their kids.

132: Inspiring Bravery in our Kids // Ashley Aikele and Elyse Beard

By Rachel Nielson | Jun 1, 2020

What does it mean to be brave?I asked my two kids their thoughts on how to be brave and I loved their answers. Sally, who is 5, said, “It means to fight in a war or something.” Noah, who is 8, said “To stand up for other people and to face your fears.”My heart pretty…

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3 in 30 Podcast for Moms host Rachel Nielson and Learn Do Become Host April Perry talk about How to Dig Yourself Out of Overwhelm as a Busy Mom with the STEP Program, Click now to listen! | Overwhelmed Mom by popular US mom podcast, 3 in 30: image of April Perry.

131: How to Dig Yourself Out of Overwhelm as a Busy Mom // April Perry

By Rachel Nielson | May 25, 2020

**Join me in going through the “STEPS for Everyday Productivity” online course over the next few months! Go to 3in30podcast.com/step for all the details! — If you often go to bed feeling like you will never get caught up on all of your responsibilities, wondering how you could’ve worked so hard all day and still…

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Good Habits to Have by popular US mom podcast, 3 in 30: image of BJ Fogg.

130: The ABCs of Creating Good Habits…for yourself and your kids! // BJ Fogg

By Rachel Nielson | May 18, 2020

Creating and changing our habits often feels anything BUT “easy as A-B-C.” If you’re like me, you have spent years thinking about habits you’d like to change or create, and yet everything you try doesn’t seem to stick. Nothing is quite as discouraging and undermining of your self confidence than struggling with the same poor…

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Rethinking Meditation as a Busy Mom, Dr. Leah Weiss and Rachel Nelson from Top Motherhood Podcast, 3 in 30 Takeaways for Moms, click to listen! | Meditation for Moms by popular US mom podcast, 3 in 30: image of Dr. Leah Weiss holding her daughter on her lap as they look at each other.

129: Rethinking Meditation as a Busy Mom // Dr. Leah Weiss

By Rachel Nielson | May 10, 2020

Do you laugh aloud at the thought of having a few minutes to meditate during busy days with your children? What if I told you that you could be meditating THE ENTIRE DAY, even in the midst of chaotic, everyday moments with your little minions? Dr. Leah Weiss–an author, a mindfulness expert who studied with the Dali…

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Top Motherhood Podcast, 3 in 30 Takeaways for Moms, How to get your kids to play outside and why it matters with Angela Hanscom, listen now! | Children Playing Outside by popular US mom podcast, 3 in 30: black and white image of a young bow playing in a bucket of mud.

128: How to Get Your Kids to Play Outside & Why It Matters // Angela Hanscom

By Rachel Nielson | May 4, 2020

Over three years ago, long before I’d started 3 in 30 and really headed down the path of diving into parent education resources, I attended a presentation put on by my son Noah’s kindergarten about the importance of children playing outside.  Like most moms, I already believed outdoor play was a good idea for my…

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127: Why You Shouldn’t Just Ignore Your Kids’ Fighting + What To Do Instead // Dr. Laura Markham

By Rachel Nielson | Apr 27, 2020

We’re back this week with Part 2 in a series on sibling rivalry and kids fighting with parenting expert, Dr. Laura Markham! Much of the common advice that we hear about sibling conflict, even from parenting gurus and experts, is advice like, “Just ignore it when they fight! It’s natural!” While that approach is certainly…

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Dr. Laura Markham, with Rachel Nielson, host of top Motherhood Podcast, 3 in 30 Takeaways for Moms, discusses ways to Reduce Sibling Rivalry in your home, listen now. | Sibling Rivalry by popular US mom podcast, 3 in 30: image of Dr. Laura Markham.

126: 3 Fail-Proof Ways to Reduce Sibling Rivalry // Dr. Laura Markham

By Rachel Nielson | Apr 20, 2020

As parents, we sometimes feel like we have no control over sibling rivalry and the relationships our children form with each other. And that can feel so discouraging. I know I myself have said things like, “My children are both so strong-willed. Their personalities just clash, and there’s nothing I can do to help them…

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3 Tips for the Accidental Homeschooling Mom | Listen to Top Motherhood Podcast, 3 in 30 Podcast, about simple Homeschool Tips to help you adjust to your new role as an accidental homeschooling parent. | Homeschooling How To by popular US mom podcast, 3 in 30: image of a child identifying colors with crayons.

125: 3 Tips for the Accidental Homeschooling Mom // Bonnie & Audrey from the Outnumbered Podcast

By Rachel Nielson | Apr 13, 2020

A lot of parents are now “accidentally” homeschooling their children. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, schools are closed and it is now our responsibility to educate our children at home, even if that wasn’t the plan. That’s why I knew I needed a homeschooling how to and some true experts on the show to help…

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3 in 30 Podcast, How to Stop Judging Yourself, Get Help, Therapy is Good, Top Motherhood Podcast, Listen Now, Self Love and Compassion | How to Stop Judging Yourself by popular US mom podcast 3 in 30: black and white image of a mom and dad sitting outside together with their two young children.

124: How to Stop Judging Yourself

By Rachel Nielson | Apr 5, 2020

On top of everything hard that’s going on in the world right now with COVID-19, the last thing that we need is to listen to our own negative self-talk and harsh judgement all day long as we try to navigate this new normal.  With that in mind, I pulled ‘How to Stop Judging Yourself‘ from…

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Family Quarantine | Listen to Top Motherhood Podcast, 3 in 30 Podcast, featuring the 3 in 30 team about how we are surviving the family quarantine due to Coronavirus weirdness

123: What We’re Doing to Survive this Coronavirus Weirdness // 3 in 30 Team

By Rachel Nielson | Mar 30, 2020

Today is National 3 in 30 Day! (Yes that’s made up…but seriously, it’s 3/30! We need to do something to celebrate!) In this week’s special episode, my 3 team members each share three takeaways for how they are surviving the weirdness of coronavirus and a family quarantine–how they are managing their kids and their mental health…

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