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Lawyer Val Hemminger shares the values she learned from being raised by the Hemminger family, helping to make the world a better place by sharing her parents' legacy.

Lawyer Val Hemminger shares the values she learned from being raised by the Hemminger family, helping to make the world a better place by sharing her parents' legacy.
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Canada

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Lawyer Val Hemminger shares the values she learned from being raised by the Hemminger family, helping to make the world a better place by sharing her parents' legacy.

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English


Episodes

011 - How To Make A Family & The Story Of Michael

8/18/2017
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We all know how to “make” a family, but what does this mean in the broader sense? Val Hemminger explains how family is not limited to only biological connections. It has to do with the heart. Listen as Val shares the story of Michael who was adopted by another family, despite being loved by the Hemminger family. Even after many years apart, the strong connection, created by love, never faded.

Duration: 00:23:01


010 - The Fabric & Threads That Thicken

8/10/2017
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How do you create the fabric and threads in your life? Imagine that every connection you have with other people is represented by a thread. The threads may be thicker or thinner depending on the person or circumstances, and they all form the fabric of life. The more connections you have, the stronger your fabric. In this episode, Val Hemminger discusses creating new threads and strengthening those you have already. By making an effort to grow your threads, you’ll feel the fabric of life...

Duration: 00:10:01


009 - The Neighborhood Walkabout

8/2/2017
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After a long workday, it can be tempting to sit indoors watching TV. However, getting out to meet people and make connections is likely much more fulfilling! Val Hemminger explains that even a simple walk around the neighborhood can lead to new friendships, connections, and quality time with loved ones. It doesn’t have to be a huge undertaking, just a simple walk will do! Val walks with her daughter, which creates quality time and conversation together that wouldn’t have happened...

Duration: 00:06:15


008 - Guidelines For Living

7/24/2017
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Do you have a set of guidelines for living? If so, what are they? If not, let this episode of Growing Up Hemminger serve as inspiration! Val Hemminger shares her top 12 guidelines for living. These include everything from forgiveness practice to keeping a clean home. Please leave a comment and share some of your own! Links from this episode: Ho’oponopono Mark’s Daily Apple Master Sha Divine Healer Books: The Primal Blueprint by Mark Sisson

Duration: 00:29:44


007 - Cherishing Every Moment

7/13/2017
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Val has been focusing on the positive aspects of human connections and spending time with others, but today delves into some of the opposites. Sometimes people can irritate each other! It’s normal for this to happen, but always remember to cherish the moments and memories. Val shares some stories about parties and family gatherings that may not have been perfect at the time, but that doesn’t mean there are no benefits to take away. Tribes: We Need You To Lead Us by Seth Godin

Duration: 00:12:17


006 - It Takes A Village

7/6/2017
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By definition, the word “sober” sounds boring. Since we generally use the word sober as relating to alcohol, does that mean anybody who doesn’t drink is boring? Of course not. Val reframes the idea of “sober” and explains why we aren’t necessarily sober simply because we don’t drink or use other substances. For the second part of this episode, Val discusses fostering community connections. When searching for a place to live, it’s common to admire a home for its beautiful flooring and...

Duration: 00:17:28


005 - Human Connections

6/28/2017
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It’s easy to brush somebody off as strange, mean, grumpy, or awkward. But, you may be surprised what can actually happen if you get to know such a person. Val shares a story explaining how she did just this and ended up making a new friend. You benefit by bringing others into your world, and by being part of theirs. Plus, being kind and authentic is enjoyable! There are actions you can take to help form connections and create more time with loved ones, whether it’s a family game night or...

Duration: 00:13:08


004 - The Summer of the War of the Shorts

6/16/2017
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Exploring the idea that “it takes a village to raise a child,” Val shares a story from her childhood. Val was delighted when part of her wardrobe transformed from dorky to cool, thanks to a friend’s mom. However, Val’s own mother was not so impressed. In the end, neither Val or her mom won the war of the shorts, but we learn a great lesson on the importance of community and neighbors, as opposed to being limited to the nuclear family. How do we create community now, when we have so much...

Duration: 00:27:16


001 - Introduction

5/17/2017
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Welcome to the Growing Up Hemminger Podcast! In this episode, Val introduces the podcast, gives some insight into why she’s starting it, and what you’ll hear in future episodes. Val Hemminger creates business, life, projects, and friendships that make our world a better place. http://valhemminger.com http://hemmingerlawgroup.com http://bethebestdivorcelawyer.com

Duration: 00:12:28