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30-minute podcasts with 3 doable takeaways to make your family life a little better each week. Hosted by Rachel Nielson, a mother, writer, and podcaster

30-minute podcasts with 3 doable takeaways to make your family life a little better each week. Hosted by Rachel Nielson, a mother, writer, and podcaster
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30-minute podcasts with 3 doable takeaways to make your family life a little better each week. Hosted by Rachel Nielson, a mother, writer, and podcaster

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English


Episodes

052: Three Ways I’ve Changed Because of 3 in 30 (and I Hope You’ve Changed Too!)

10/15/2018
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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....

Duration:00:27:07

051: How (and Why) to Get Involved in the Political Process as a Mom // Lacey Parr

10/8/2018
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This episode couldn't come at a better time. Lacey Parr, mother of three and devoted community-builder, reminds us that politics doesn't have to be contentious--it can be about advocating with love for the issues that are the most important to us. In this interview, Lacey teaches mothers... *how to get involved in local government and policy in small but significant ways *how to become a more balanced consumer of news *where to start if we are passionate about a subject *why busy mothers...

Duration:00:26:46

050: How to Actually Listen to your Children // Kim Jacobs

10/1/2018
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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...

Duration:00:30:30

049: How to Involve Your Children as you Build a Business // Tonya Dalton of ‘inkWELL Press’

9/24/2018
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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,...

Duration:00:32:58

048: How to Find Time for Personal Development As a Mom–The 3 Ps // Mary Jenkins

9/17/2018
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In the busiest seasons of motherhood, it can feel like we have NO time for our own goals and personal development. This week's guest, Mary Jenkins, has some advice for how we can fit it in! Mary is a mother of two, a social media marketer, and a graduate student. She is passionate about self development and making it manageable for busy mothers. Don't miss her "3 Ps" of personal development for mamas (and we actually add a 4th as we talk during the episode)! Show Notes "Mommy Is a Person" by...

Duration:00:30:29

047: How to Respectfully Advocate for your Children (and Model for them How to do the Same) // Emily Orchard, SLP

9/10/2018
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"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...

Duration:00:35:32

046: Three Life-Changing Mantras to Remember During the Marathon of Motherhood // Taffy Micheli of ‘The Joyful Soul Project’

9/3/2018
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Whether or not you are a runner, you are going to love this episode about lessons that Taffy Micheli has learned about motherhood while training for marathons. Listen in to hear her share three truly life-changing mantras that she has relied on to get her through long runs and difficult experiences. I've heard from many listeners that this is one of their all-time favorite episodes--so don't miss it! Show Notes Taffy's Podcast, "The Joyful Soul Project": https://www.thejoyfulsoulproject.com/...

Duration:00:32:34

045: Using Humor as a Coping Tool in Motherhood // Family Looking Up

8/27/2018
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Family life is a bit insane. As mothers, we say and do things we never thought we would say or do. We can cry at the end of a harrowing day...or we can laugh. And the guests on today's episode choose to laugh! Beth, Andrea, and Camille from the podcast "Family Looking Up" are on the show today teaching us HOW to find humor and joy in the hard moments of motherhood. If you need a good chuckle or a pick-me-up to find the joy in your long days, this episode is for you. Show Notes Sign up to get...

Duration:00:28:02

044: Three Strategies to Find Joy after a Move // Jessica Dahlquist of ‘Extraordinary Moms Podcast’

8/20/2018
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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."...

Duration:00:33:39

044: 3 Strategies to Find Joy after a Move // Jessica Dahlquist

8/20/2018
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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."...

Duration:00:33:39

043: What to Do When You Realize You Can’t Control Your Children // Marilyn Faulkner

8/13/2018
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How far into your motherhood journey were you before you realized that you can't control your children? The hilarious, wise Marilyn Faulkner is back on the podcast today to teach us how to move from "control-parenting" to "influence-parenting." She is a fan-favorite on the show--and for good reason. You're not going to want to miss her gems of wisdom (and hysterical comments) in this episode! Show Notes Marilyn's first episode, "How to Raise Confident Children":...

Duration:00:34:31

042: How to Love Someone When It’s Complicated or Hard: Lessons from Open Adoption

8/10/2018
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This is the first time I've ever cried while recording a podcast episode. It's also the first time I've ever recorded while whispering in a bathroom during a family reunion. So basically, prepare yourself--this is going to be vulnerable and possibly bizarre for 3 in 30! Ultimately, I hope it's helpful as you navigate your own relationships and consider how to show more love in situations that can be complicated. The beginning of this episode is an excerpt from my interview with Tony Overbay...

Duration:00:30:47

3 Messages of Hope for the Darkest Times: Lessons from Infertility, Adoption, and Loss (Encore!)

8/6/2018
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One year ago, I saw my son's birthmom for the last time. She had come to spend the weekend with us for Noah's 6th birthday, and it is a weekend I will never forget. We explored the mountains near our new home, roasted marshmallows over a summer bonfire, and poured love on the amazing little boy who had brought us all so much joy. Before she left, we took photos on our front porch at sunset, and I marveled at the miracle of open adoption. I snapped a photo of her kissing Noah's cheek, never...

Duration:00:29:18

041: How to Really See your Children and Help them See You // Part 2 with Dr. Katie Penry, LCP

7/30/2018
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She's back!! In April, Dr. Katie Penry taught us "how to stop looking at our phones so much--and why it matters." Now she is back on the show to teach us the next step in this process. Listen in as this licensed clinical psychologist, who is also a mother of two children, teaches us very doable steps to build the kind of relationships with our kids where we truly see and respect them for who they are--and they do the same for us in return. Dr. Penry is a treasure-trove of practical knowledge...

Duration:00:32:50

040: How to Adventure as a Family // Chamaine Wollenzein of ‘Wandering Families’

7/23/2018
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Are you an adventuring family or a stay-at-home-and-get-stuff-done family? I sometimes fall into the latter category (I love my to-do lists!), but whenever I muster up the energy to take my children on an adventure, I never regret it. We seem to grow closer to each other and make more lasting memories when we discover the world together. On today's episode, Chamaine Wallenzein, the found of Wandering Families and a mother of five young children, gives us practical tips and tricks for how and...

Duration:00:31:12

039: Leaving a Legacy of Love for Our Children: A Musical Tribute to My Mama

7/16/2018
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July 14th marked 15 years since my mother passed away from breast cancer. I've been thinking about this milestone for months, and it occurred to me that I could use music to honor her. Most people don't know that I am a singer, and within this episode, you will hear me sing five different songs that remind me of my mother. I will tell the story behind each song, and you will see how they all weave together to create a picture of the legacy that my mother left for me. This episode is truly a...

Duration:00:37:26

038: How to Get your Teenagers to Talk to You (and it Starts When They are Young) // Tony Overbay, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

7/9/2018
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He's baaccck! Our favorite male guest is back on the podcast today teaching us how to talk to our children in a way that fosters trust and communication--so they know they can talk to us into their teenage years and beyond. 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 teenagers, or you will be parenting teenagers in a few years, there is something...

Duration:00:35:25

037: Teaching Children to Work Without Being a Drill Sergeant // Danielle Porter

7/2/2018
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Danielle Porter and I have been friends for about six years, ever since I started working with the organization, Power of Moms. During that time, I have seen her go from a mother of three young children to a mother of six young children (her oldest is about eleven), and I have admired how fully she has committed herself to learning how to be the best mother she can be. Danielle is truly deliberate about every decision she makes in her home, and she has tried out many systems and strategies...

Duration:00:32:59

036: Momming Like a Boss: Using Corporate Leadership Strategies in Our Homes // Whitney Archibald of ‘How She Moms’

6/25/2018
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When Whitney Archibald started working as a magazine editor after college, she naturally excelled in this leadership role. She effectively managed her team, created clear objectives for their work, and maintained focus and excellence in her responsibilities. When she was pregnant with her third baby, she decided to start staying home full-time with her children--and one day she looked around her chaotic home and realized that she was not excelling in this "second career" in her life....

Duration:00:31:41

035: Modeling for our Children How to Endure with Hope // Ralphie Jacobs of Simply on Purpose and her father, Bob Peters

6/18/2018
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How do we stay positive when we face incomprehensible trials? How do we endure well and allow our struggles to soften and strengthen us? And perhaps most importantly, how do we model this kind of resilience for our children? Today on the podcast, Ralphie Jacobs, the respected parenting expert from Simply on Purpose, talks about her heroic father who, as a father of nine children, was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis when Ralphie was five years old. He lost the ability to walk by the time...

Duration:00:32:56