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How to Find Work Life "Balance" with Crystalee Beck of The Mama Ladder, on top US mom podcast, 3 in 30 Takeaways for Moms

102: How to Find Work Life “Balance” // Crystalee Beck of The Mama Ladder

By Rachel Nielson | Oct 7, 2019

As moms, we often wrestle with the desire to find a better balance for work and motherhood. We want to honor our professional lives and personal development, while also giving our children the love and care they deserve.But what if it isn’t really about “balance” after all? Crystalee Beck, co-founder of The Mama Ladder, is here…

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101: Why & How to Talk to your Kids about Skin Tone and Race // Dr. Lucretia Berry of Brownicity by popular mom podcast, 3 in 30: image of Dr. Lucretia Berry, founder of Brownicity.

101: Why & How to Talk to your Kids about Skin Tone and Race // Dr. Lucretia Berry of Brownicity

By Rachel Nielson | Sep 30, 2019

How comfortable are you talking about race? Up until recently, I have NOT been comfortable talking about this topic because I recognized how uninformed and privileged I am–and that made me feel a little ashamed. Because this topic matters. SO MUCH. It’s really common when we realize we’re uneducated in certain areas to stay quiet–because…

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100: How to Talk to Your Kids About Pornography // Dina Alexander from Educate and Empower Kids by popular mom podcast, 3 in 30: image of Dina Alexander and her family standing together.

100: How to Talk to Your Kids About Pornography // Dina Alexander from Educate and Empower Kids

By Rachel Nielson | Sep 23, 2019

Today is the second in our series of episodes titled “You Are Your Child’s Most Important Teacher.”  Dina Alexander is a mother of three teenagers and the founder of Educate and Empower Kids, which is an incredible resource for those “difficult conversations” we all need and want to have with our kids, but we’re just…

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How to Talk to Your Kids About Sex by top mom podcast 3 in 30: image of Kristin B. Hodson and her husband and kids.

099: How to Talk to Your Kids About Sex // Kristin B. Hodson

By Rachel Nielson | Sep 16, 2019

Do you consider yourself the sex expert of your home? Today we are discussing how to talk to your kids about sex. I know it seems like a big role — but it’s possible. Ninety-nine percent of what our kids need when they ask questions about their bodies is to know that we won’t shut…

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098: How to Hold Space for Your Creativity As a Parent // Elizabeth Bergeland and Ben Brashares by popular mom podcast, 3 in 30: image of a woman and a man standing together by a bookshelf.

098: How to Hold Space for Your Creativity As a Parent // Elizabeth Bergeland and Ben Brashares

By Rachel Nielson | Sep 9, 2019

Aside from the things you need to do and the things you think you should do, what do you actually want to do? Take a dance class? Meal plan? Interior design? Create a new spreadsheet? Catch up on your journal?  Today I have my childhood best friend, Elizabeth Bergeland, a stay-at-home mother AND a professional…

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097: How to Let Go of Hard Stuff from Your Past // from ‘About Progress’

By Rachel Nielson | Sep 2, 2019

Most of us had some experiences or people in our childhoods that left a heavy mark. Making today’s topic on how to let go of hard stuff so important. Sometimes we minimize these difficult moments because “it could have been worse.” But no matter what you faced growing up, we all need to process our experiences…

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096: How to Organize Yourself and Your Home For the New School Year with Mika Perry by popular podcast, 3 in 30: image of Mika Perry sitting at a home office desk with her small daughter.

096: How to Organize Yourself and Your Home For the New School Year // Mika Perry

By Rachel Nielson | Aug 26, 2019

Close your eyes and envision your ideal morning with your children. Would you get up before them or wait for them to crawl into bed with you? What routines would you have in place to limit chaos and contention? Now work backwards and envision, step-by-step, what you would need to do the night before in…

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3 Simple Rituals of Connection for your Marriage with Nate Bagley by popular podcast 3 in 30: image of Nate Bagley and his wife sitting next to each other outside.

095: 3 Simple Rituals of Connection for your Marriage // Nate Bagley

By Rachel Nielson | Aug 19, 2019

I’m so excited to have Nate Bagley on today’s podcast. But before we dive right in, did you know that Drs. John and Julie Gottman are going to be in Utah in September to speak about “essential conversations for a lifetime of love?” This. Is. Huge. Whether you’re able to come to the event or not,…

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3 takeaways for how to invite your teenager into a better story, particularly if they are rebelling or struggling to know who they are

094: How to Help your Teen Live a Better Story

By Rachel Nielson | Aug 12, 2019

Do you have a teen who is struggling, floundering, or fighting with you constantly? If so, do you find yourself wondering how to help your teen see within themselves the hero of a truly great story? In today’s episode, Rachel explores how to help your teen transition into a better story. She shares three takeaways from…

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093: How to Change Someone's Life Without Knowing It by popular motherhood podcast 3 in 30: image of woman shaking a young man's hand.

093: How to Change Someone’s Life Without Knowing It

By Rachel Nielson | Aug 5, 2019

When you think about the small but impactful acts of kindness others have shown you, do you also reflect on the kindness *you* have shown others? It might be humbling to admit, but ways YOU have reached out have made a big difference to others as well. I claim that with confidence because today on…

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