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148: Nature Knows Best: Teaching Ethics, Empathy and Grit Through Nature

The #1 Things Parents Need to Do in Order To Raise Grounded Kids... The more parenting advice we read and listen to the more confusing it can be. After years of raising kids and studying the research about each generation, I have come to a conclusion. If you want your kids to have a work ethic, grit empathy, and curiosity... SEND THEM OUTSIDE! It really is that easy. You don't have to come up with crafts from Pinterest, buy any new toys or supplies. Open the door and let them run free....


147: Curing Phobias and Shyness

Researchers have found some amazing way to influence people with the use of film and movies. Curing them of their fears and shyness is just a small sample. So many parents are afraid to talk about porn with their kids... are you?


146: Blac Chyna, Preschool Sex-Ed and Coat Nazis

Celebrities are Not Our Pets. What would you do if someone grabbed your baby's arm? In the news today Blac Chyna got into a fight over someone grabbing her baby, as a result, she lost sponsorship because of the altercation. In my opinion, no mother should ever be condemned for protecting their babies! And this is a great chance to have a discussion with the kids that just because we see these entertainers on the screen/web they are not our pets. Their personal life and kids should never be...


145: Free-Range Parenting Decriminalized in Utah

Google was supporting the sale of children for sex.. But they no longer will be protected by the CDA ( Communications Decency Act). For the past ten year victims of human trafficking were unable to hold platform like or responsible for damage from them promoting and approving the adds to sell the victims for sex. Details for The Madness of Motherhood Event April 7th 9-4 at Harbor Church 4490 Newland St, Wheat Ridge Colorado...


144: Speaking Event, Tormenting Seals

More to buy tickets to the Madness of Motherhood event! In this episode ... As we enter into different environments are we fully aware of how our actions will affect those around us? Are we teaching our kids the same kind of respect for not only other people but animals as well?


143: Rivers, Trees, Birds and Bee's: teaching online etiquette in a forest

How do we teach our youngest kids about the dangers of the modern world in an age-appropriate way? In this episode, I explain some easy ways to start planting seeds about protecting our minds, understand predators and body responses. All while out in nature. As promised here is the link to the donation page. DONATE Your donation will go to spreading the message that we can and will fight the "cyber effect" that is changing the way people view life, love, and connection.


142: Christian Son Is Gay, Giving High, Investing with Fear

What to do if you are a Christian and your kids comes out to you. How to unclog your energy drain and let money, emotions, and love flow to you. What if the stock market crashes and I lose all my money? All these questions answered and more.


141: Wake Up You Need To Make Money

We need to be honest with ourselves and our kids about money. Without it we have no freedom and limited power to do great things that can better other's lives. Wake Up You Need To Make Money!


140: Be a Selfish Mommy and Foster Curiosity

Work Ethic, Grit, Empathy and Curiosity are the four pillars of being a Maverick or anyone that has the ability to change the world for the better. One of the best ways to be sure you don't raise a selfish child is for you to be selfish yourself. Listen in and find out why.


139: Dyslexia, Dishwashing, Intestinal Massage

Think superpower, not learning disability. How to be there for your kids without hovering. What can you do to help someone who has Ulcerative Colitis sleep through the night?


138: What's happening to our boys?

White males have the highest rate of suicide in the U.S. Let's talk about what we are going to do about it!


137: Chocolate and Dinosaurs

After a very sad day that was meant for love... we took the day off to be with our family to eat chocolate and learn about dinosaurs. We hope everyone finds their peace today. Love Emily


136: Facebook for kids, Investing and Colonoscopies

The new Facebook Kids Messenger App and what you need to know. Where to start if you know nothing about investing in the stock market. What you need to know when getting a colonoscopy in you think you have ulcerative colitis.


135: I Have Issues w/ the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue

Really!!! Have we all completely lost our minds!!! To empower women and support the #metoo movement Sports Illustrated decide to completely take away swimsuits and just go with full nudity!


133: Peter Rabbit, Fist Fights and Unilever

Is it time to stop telling our kids not to fight? Are good old-fashioned fistfights better than the year of bullying and torment that can go on? Finally, advertisers are telling Google and FB to clean up their act or they won't advertise. Rewinding in the city? How to support someone who has Ulcerative Colitis? All that and more.


133: Protecting Your Biggest Investment: Your Kids

How is the market crash like raising kids? I'll show you in today's episode as we talk about being prepared for life crashes.


132: Gender X and What That Really Means

California is the latest state to put X as an option rather than just female or male on the birth certificates. Issues like this are not always what they seem. I'll give you what the real deal is with the new X option.


131: 50 Shades of Bull Sh**

We Need to Bring Back Good Ole "Love Making" There is so much sex education out there and not enough talk about how "sex" is a physical expression of LOVE. More and more we see the media trying to tell us and our kids that violent abusive sex is love. WHAT!!!??? Movies like 50 Shades of Grey keep reinforcing the hype that like Beauty and the Beast that abusive relationships are not only OK they are sexy and normal. For all the women in Hollywood that are coming out of the woodwork with...


130: Helicopter Parents, Changing Our Lens, Bedtime Issues

Kids Might Just Be Stronger If We Take a Few Steps Back When we stand close to our kids ready to catch them... they can use that as a crutch for their own development. Do we hover over them because deep down we don't believe that they are capable? What would happen if we changed that lens and looked and behaved differently towards them? ie changing our lens.


129: Stock Market, Beauty Secrets, Empathy Advantage

Rise to the top with simply being able to empathize. Your relationships, your work, your kids... will all make or break if you do not have empathy. 2nd Facebook founders are now speaking out against the app and we'll chat about what the stock market is and how you should feel about it being down.


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