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174: Neuro-feedback: Trauma Treatment: Rachel Ragsdale

Rachel Ragsdale of Neuroptimize sheds light on how near-feedback can be used as a drug-free solution to psychological issues that are otherwise untreatable.


173: Intentionally Parenting w/ Chris Bruno

Intentional parenting is not easy. So, inspired By Chris Bruno and his spreadsheet I decided to create a simpler version, a worksheet for planning your intentional parenting year.


172: Sleep Schedules, Sex and More Sex

Divorce rates are down, How to get your kids to sleep in their own beds. Why you need to be having great sex NOW.


171: Bert and Ernie, Lemon Aid Stands and Transgender Kids

I Will Never Drink Lemon-aid From Kids Stands and Here's Why Here in Denver kids are now allowed to have lemon-aid stands. I am such a sucker for kids that are selling anything. I will buy what-ever they are selling but I will NEVER drink that stuff. Kids are DIRTY! God only knows how many buggers are floating in that stuff! HA! In this episode, I'm sharing my perspective on Bert and Ernie coming out as Gay and transgender kids transition and the suicide rates.


170: Parenting is Harder Than Ever

Wear your underwear! What is a Maverick? How not to be an octopus parent.


169: Street Smarts: 3 Universal Laws of Survival

The Gut, The Eyes and the Plan By the age of 25, I had worked lived and traveled all over the world. Most of the places I ended up were also on the list of countries American should stay away from due to political unrest. I was often alone and not once was I hurt. Why? Well in this episode I will share with you the three things that I was taught as a kid to stay safe. My lessons were taught in the mountains but they are universal laws that everyone should know. Tune in and let me know what...


168: Allowance and Kids with John Lanza

One of the very more important skills you can teach your kids is money management. In the U.S parents give 41 billion dollars but only 53% of the parents are giving any allowance at all. John Lanza is expert of how, when and why we should be using allowance to get our kids ready for the real word. By using funny animal characters and fun tools he gets the kids excited and inspired to set goals and learn the differences between wants and needs. The Art of Allowance is Lanza's latest book...


167: Sex Positive Parenting, Raising Children of the Light

What Does Sex Positive Parenting Mean?The practical side of sex-positive parenting means that you ...Start from a very early age talking about the sexual anatomy (including the external female anatomy) using the correct medical names. Being very matter of fact and relaxed when the kids have questions about sex. Talk about it like you would talk pizza .... check out this GREAT TED talk.... Be positive, NOT complex.


166: Kids that Mouth Off, Positive Discipline

How do you get those sassy kids to stop mouthing off? There are 4 reasons kids will talk back and you must sort out which of the four they are in order really nip that sassiness in the bud.


165: Bonus Back To School Episode

2 great things!! Kids are heading back to school AND if you are going to be in Colorado August 18th and 19th we are doing a crazy fun Mini- Maverick Photoshoot. You get amazing portraits of your kids taken by "yours truly" and All the money goes to educating single moms on how to keep three kids safe from sexual abuse. Spots are VERY limited! So book them now!!!


164: Book Review of Ellen Gendelmen's, 'When Ice Cream is Not Enough'.

Ellen Gendelman's book 'When Ice Cream is Not Enough' does NOT try to convert you to some crazy way of parenting. It does not try to convince you that our future generation is ruined because of your bad parenting skills. It actually does not tell you what to think at all! Refreshing right! Ellen Gendelman has simply and brilliantly presented over 20 snapshots of relationships, you get to hear from both perspectives and you never actually hear how the story ends. You are simply gifted two...


162: LT. Col. Dave Grossman, Medical Influence on Crime Stats, Sleep Deprivation & the Myth of Killers

The Truth Behind Video Games The United States is the only industrialized country that does not have regulations on the sale of violent video games to minors. How has this fact affected the homicide in the United States? Well, you might have guessed... it's not good!. LT. Col. Dave Gross, U.S. Army (Ret.) has made it his mission to spread the word about the devastating effect video games and screens, in general, have had on our youth. Listen in for some amazing truth bombs and...


161: Girls Leadership, Kim O'Malley

Kim O'Malley is the powerhouse here in Colorado running and spreading the word of the Girls Leadership Programs. She lets us in on the amazing work these women are doing across the country to help girls and their caregivers refine their EQ (emotional quotient).


160: Narcissistic Kids and Adults

How do you deal with Narcissistic behavior in kids? Or perhaps your partner or what if you are are the one with narcissistic tendencies. Dr. Ramani walks us through what to do and not to do when you one of these tricky personalities in your life. Https://


159: Lazy Moms Manifesto

10 ways to do less so your kids can be more.


158: 4 Myths About Sexual Abuse

Myth #1: Telling kids how they were "made" is a good way to explain the 'Birds and the Bee's'. Myth #2: "We use anatomically correct names for private parts..." Myth #3 - I'm fine; I have heard everything I need to know from friends who have taken body safety courses. Myth #4 - It's too early (the kids are too young) or it's too late (the kids are too old).


157: Discipline Tools: Positive Time Out for Kids and Parents

From Hot Head Mom to Calm, Cool and Collected For many many moons, I have had my skinny little toolbox of trick that I can pull out when kids decide to push ALL my buttons. BUT things have changed and I now have the ability to withstand the creative wrath my offspring can throw at me. What happened you may ask... well I have been working VERY hard for a year to acquire the skills of a "master Parent (if there is such a thing). While I am still a far cry away from a perfect mom I have had a...


156: Part 2 Medication for Mental Disorders, Natural Consequences, Pros, and Cons

Part 2: How to get tested to see if you will become violent or suicidal before taking medication that could cause involuntary intoxication. Then we talk about discipline and natural consequences. The pros and cons.


155: Psychoactive Medication: What Parents Need to Know

Is Anyone in Your Family on Antidepressants or Other Psychoactive Medications? -Before we dive into this I want to let you know that you can be tested to find out if you are susceptible to these side effects.- Selma Eikelenboom-Schieveld is M.D and a medical forensic expert who is examining the relationship between psychoactive medication (treating anxiety disorders and depression) and involuntary intoxication (which can lead to suicide, homicide and extreme violence). WOW is all I can say!...


154: Changing Youth Sports w/ John O'Sullivan, Kids, Coaches and Parents

When Did Youth Sports Stop Being Fun? Screaming parents, crying kids, and frazzled coaches. You don't have to look far to find parents that take their kid's soccer/ baseball/football game WAY to serious. John O'Sullivan the author of Changing the Game and founder of Changing the Game Project brings some great wisdom to the reality of youth sport today. The three main takeaways ... The things that you think you are doing to help your kids may actually be hurting them. Coaches and parents need...