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Welcome to the Beanstalk Single Mums podcast with your host Lucy Good, founder of beanstalkmums.com.au. This podcast is designed to support and empower single mums from all walks of life and on every stage of their single mother journey. Lucy chooses expert guests who provide valuable information in every area of single motherhood including separation, family law, children of divorce, co-parenting, solo-parenting, education, careers, dating, sex, health, household and a range of money matters.

Welcome to the Beanstalk Single Mums podcast with your host Lucy Good, founder of beanstalkmums.com.au. This podcast is designed to support and empower single mums from all walks of life and on every stage of their single mother journey. Lucy chooses expert guests who provide valuable information in every area of single motherhood including separation, family law, children of divorce, co-parenting, solo-parenting, education, careers, dating, sex, health, household and a range of money matters.
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Welcome to the Beanstalk Single Mums podcast with your host Lucy Good, founder of beanstalkmums.com.au. This podcast is designed to support and empower single mums from all walks of life and on every stage of their single mother journey. Lucy chooses expert guests who provide valuable information in every area of single motherhood including separation, family law, children of divorce, co-parenting, solo-parenting, education, careers, dating, sex, health, household and a range of money matters.

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Episodes

How to gain clarity on your chosen career and land your dream job

5/7/2019
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Do you love going to work? Or do you need clarity for a new career path? I chat to Helen Slater from 6S Coaching to help you get the direction you need to rock your career moves and ultimately land your dream job. We chat about what to consider if you want a career change but you're not sure what; a checklist of what to do before investing time and money in your chosen career path; the absolute importance of recognising and working with your personal values; tips to overcome overwhelm and...

Duration:00:34:49

Feeling down as a single parent? There is help out there.

4/18/2019
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Lifeline’s Executive Director, Rachel Bowes chats with me about how it’s normal to feel down at some point on your single mother journey. Whether it’s whilst navigating the initial break-up or once you have adjusted, no one would blame you for feeling low, lonely, overwhelmed or possibly even depressed. This chat includes, but is not limited to what you can do to prevent and deal with loneliness: how to ease the pressure of overwhelm as a single parent; catastrophising: why you do it and...

Duration:00:33:38

How to confidentially save faster for the things you really want

2/26/2019
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Did you know that not having money worries can improve our lives significantly in so many ways? And even if you don’t have money you can still save every week. Yes, single mums you truly can! Get educated. Get empowered and understand the importance of getting you finances in order and saving for the things you always wanted. A house deposit, a new car, that dream holiday that so far was just that .. a dream. You can learn it all in this chat, as well as dealing with debt whilst saving and...

Duration:00:39:25

How to deal with difficult behaviour from children of divorce

11/28/2018
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Calling all divorced parents! I get it, parenting can be hard. Parenting children of divorce harder still. For this reason, I chat to relationship counsellor and conflict skills specialist, Elizabeth Williamson. We discuss how common it is or your child’s behaviour to change during a divorce, and the type of behaviour to prepare for. More importantly, we look at why they ‘act out’ or behave in a difficult manner. You can find out what the red flags are that suggest your child is suffering...

Duration:00:34:04

Mums & daughters: The importance of an authentic connection

11/18/2018
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You love your daughter so much it hurts, yet sometimes you can infuriate and drive one another mad? You are not alone. I get that a mother and daughter relationship is complex (I have two daughters myself). For this reason, we have dedicated this chat to all the mothers with daughters out there. I chat to mothers and daughter team, Sarita and Maxime, from Maximum You about the importance of a loving bond between mother and daughter. As well as how to encourage our girls to feel empowered at...

Duration:00:30:06

How super works when you separate

11/13/2018
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Ah no, don’t fall asleep on me, this is really important stuff! It is also a vitally important part of a financial separation, so you’d do well to get your facts right. And there is only one lady who will tell it like it is. The plain-talking, all-knowledgeable, Belinda from Divide. I usually glaze over at the word ‘superannuation’ but I actually understood everything in this podcast, which is credit to this incredible woman. Give us just 30 minutes to explain the importance of including...

Duration:00:37:49

Yes, you can eat healthily on a budget

10/25/2018
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Rhian Allen from Healthy Mummy chats to me .. yes ME, about why we don’t need to be loaded to be healthy. It’s not all about supplements and superfoods, but more about consistency and good old-fashioned common-sense. We discuss the definition of healthy eating according to The Healthy Mummy and the biggest money mistakes we can make when choosing a healthy diet. Rhian shares ways to actually save money with a healthy food plan and explains the benefit of education and encouragement...

Duration:00:36:27

How to make positive changes and live your best life

10/3/2018
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An abundant, happy, loving life? Yes, it really is possible single mums, however busy your day-to-day living might be. I chat to the wonderful Willo Ford from Life Reimagined about making positive change and living your best life. In this highly-inspirational chat we discuss where Willo discovered her drive and desire to succeed, and to ultimately help others. She tells us the signs to look for that suggest you are ready for change or that you need change in your life. She explains...

Duration:00:32:29

How to get out of debt and transform your life

9/28/2018
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Debt is a dirty word for many. But it needn’t be. People get into debt for a variety of reasons, many of which are outside our control. And the sooner you can admit to debt distress, the sooner you are able to reach out and get the help you need. This is where Kitty Thomas from Debt Angel Solutions comes in with her transformational debt consolidation skills. In this episode we chat about Kitty’s own experience with debt and why it has inspired her to help others, as well as her mission...

Duration:00:33:21

How divorce coaching will save you money, time and stress

9/18/2018
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Need a secret weapon for your separation? I have one for you. It’s divorce coaching. You may not have heard of divorce coaching before. And if you have, you may discard it as an unnecessary extra in your separation process. But you seriously shouldn’t. In this podcast I chat to Anne-Marie Cade from Divorce Right about all things divorce coaching, and you may be surprised by what you learn. Our discussion includes what divorce coaching is and how it works, as well as how it will actually...

Duration:00:28:05

How to let go of the wrong relationship

9/5/2018
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Are you in a rut with your relationship? Not all relationships are right for us. Or perhaps they were once right, but have run their course, and no longer are. There are many reasons why we stay in a wrong relationship. And these reasons can make it hard to end it. Sound familiar? If so, this podcast with Relationship Expert, Leah, from Honour Your Breakup is well-worth the 30-minute listen. We chat about how to recognise the warning signs that you may be in the wrong relationship, and...

Duration:00:36:27

Simple steps to a DIY divorce

8/23/2018
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It’s so bloody easy to divorce when you know how. When we think of divorce we think of lawyers, big bucks and a long-drawn-out process. But it doesn’t have to be this way. And to tell us how, I chat to Belinda Eldridge from Divide – Simple Financial Separation. We cover everything you need to know to DIY your divorce, including the exact criteria that makes you eligible for divorce, as well as the importance of your separation date and how to record it. We discuss the pros and cons of...

Duration:00:37:13

The secrets to purchasing the perfect property

7/25/2018
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It’s a huge move … when it comes to buying property you need to get it 100% right. For many of us it is overwhelming. So much so, that we never even attempt it. It is for this reason that I chat to expert and Buyers Agent, Michelle May to get the lowdown on how to buy the right property for you. And believe me, there is LOTS to consider. Yet, getting on the property ladder is one of the best financial moves we can make as single mums. This information-packed podcast will encourage and...

Duration:00:35:35

The 4-step pathway to an amicable divorce

7/13/2018
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Work with your ex! You may think we are mad! The words ‘divorce’ and ‘amicable’ are rarely used in the same sentence. But there are so many benefits to working with your ex, rather than against him, during your separation process. No-one can explain this better than Anne-Marie Cade who is a single mum to three and an award-winning Lawyer, Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner, Nationally Accredited Mediator and founder of Divorce Right. In this podcast we discuss her simple yet effective...

Duration:00:32:59

How to recover from a narcissistic relationship

7/10/2018
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Narc, narc, narc … every man seems to be a narcissist nowadays. It is a word used far too lightly. But for those who have experienced a true narcissist, you will know that extricating yourself from the relationship can be one of the hardest things of all. You can feel broken, crazy and emotionally drained. But you can regain your power and your inner-strength as well as protecting your financial future, and most importantly, your children. And nobody knows this better than Megan Holgate,...

Duration:00:34:15

How to find your Mr Amazing

6/27/2018
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L-O-V-E … Are you ready for it, but not sure how to go about finding it? Getting back on the dating scene as a single mum can be exhausting and deflating. It can leave us questioning ourselves and wondering if we will ever find our perfect partner. But it doesn’t have to be like that. In this podcast I chat to the wonderful Elly Johnson from Truth Lies & Love about how to find your very own Mr Amazing. In this enlightening chat we discuss the importance of accepting that you deserve...

Duration:00:39:04

Why single mum house sharing could be perfect for you

6/16/2018
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Save $$$ and make life so much easier by home-sharing with another single parent family. There are so many advantages, but many women don’t know where to start to find the perfect family to share with. That’s where the wonderful Wilhemina Ford comes in. Willo is the Founder of ShareAbode, which is an Australian first and a not for profit that connects single parents wanting to share the load of rental and living expenses. She makes matching easy and works daily to create harmonious...

Duration:00:35:23

Understanding the biology around your breakup

6/16/2018
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Breakup blues are the worst. We’ve all had ‘that’ horrible breakup. You know the one which literally puts your life on standstill? Even the seemingly strongest of women can be floored by a lost love. How you heal, learn and ultimately move-in is incredibly important. But, of course, that is easier than it sounds. Here I chat to my official Beanstalk Relationship Advisor and Beyond Blue speaker, Leah Sheppherd from Honour Your Breakup about what’s happening within our bodies during this...

Duration:00:40:28

How so save $$$ on your single parent health insurance

6/16/2018
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Health insurance can easily (and understandably) be forgotten about during a separation. But it’s so important that you know the implications of your health insurance policy and the options available to you as a single parent. In this podcast I chat with Bessie Hassan, Insurance and Money Expert at finder.com.au, to get all the answers you need to make an informed decision and, most importantly, to save money. Just some of the things we discuss are why we need health insurance and when to...

Duration:00:24:48

The difference between divorce and financial separation

5/8/2018
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BIG mistake to think your separation is part of your divorce, because they are oh so very different. To unravel the mystery, I chat to Belinda Etheridge from Divide – Simple Financial Separation. This podcast is jam-packed with information, including understanding exactly what a divorce is; when and how to apply for a divorce; where to find free, excellent support with your divorce proceedings; understanding what a financial settlement is and when you can apply for one; where consent...

Duration:00:50:10