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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 artist,…

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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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092: Overcoming Your Inner Teen // Tawni Beardall and Erica Peterson

By Rachel Nielson | Jul 29, 2019

As a teen, did you ever find yourself giving up parts of who you were in order to fit in and feel accepted? Would you be able to admit, or even recognize, if you were still doing that as a mom? In this phase of our lives, we aren’t always put in peer pressure situations…

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091: How to Earn (And Keep) Your Teen’s Trust (Encore!) // Tony Overbay, LMFT

By Rachel Nielson | Jul 22, 2019

He’s baaccck! Our favorite male guest is back on the podcast today teaching us how to communicate with our children in a way that builds trust. Tony Overbay is a Licensed Family and Marriage Therapist and a father of four young adults, so he has professional and personal experience with this topic. Whether you are currently parenting…

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090: How to Talk With Your Teens Instead of at Them // Brooke Romney

By Rachel Nielson | Jul 15, 2019

Let’s imagine that you have a friend who, every time you get together, tells you all the things that she doesn’t like about you and that she hopes you will change. Would you want to spend time with that friend or open up to her? Unfortunately, this is the basis of a lot of our…

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089: When Should I Give My Teen a Cell Phone? // Andrea Davis of Better Screen Time

By Rachel Nielson | Jul 8, 2019

When I was a senior in high school, my parents got me my first cell phone so I could touch base with them if I was at after school activities or out with friends. This was not a big decision for them. My simple phone was harmless– it did not have the internet or even…

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