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How To Raise a Maverick

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113: New Baby On The way

A couple of announcements. We now have a closed Facebook Group for all of you Mavericks. I despise Facebook and the general judgment that spews out of it. So this is a great place for us free thinkers to share and support each other.

Duration: 00:07:16

112: Body Safety Told By A Five Year Old

An example of how to talk to your kids about body safety.

Duration: 00:10:59

110: Coretta Scott King

In honor of the woman who raised 4 kids while partnering with one of the worlds most influential civil right leaders.

Duration: 00:04:42

110: Supporting Our Dreamers

We Want To Be and Raise Dreamers. Once you understand the "path" or "journey " of a dreamer, The obstacles that will get in your way will be easy to overcome. So often our ideas and dreams get stopped by the naysayers, the "giant" and often by our own family. The best book I have ever found on the subject of how to follow your dreams is Bruce Wilkinson. His book The Dream Giver is hand down the best read for those given a dream.

Duration: 00:05:35

109: Forgiveness #2

The physiology of forgiveness.

Duration: 00:07:09

108: Forgive But Don't Forget

Two Simple Ways to Teach Forgiveness Learning how to forgive can take a lifetime for some of us. But what if we could teach our kids at an early age to forgive? Holding on to anger and the victim mentality has been scientifically proven to have negative effects on our lives and relationships.

Duration: 00:06:59

107: Human Trafficking: What You Need To Know W/ Nancy Hartwell

Three Ways to Protect Your Child From Human Trafficking There are now over 30 million people in the world that are slaves or live like one. In fact, there are more slaves now than ever before in human history. There are also 800,000 kids, and young adults are trafficked across international borders each year. For not just sex slavery but labor slavery as well.

Duration: 00:28:48

106: Hot Head Parenting Confessions

I am a hot head in the worst way. I have never been able to control my anger problem and when I became a mom, that's when it became a real issue.

Duration: 00:10:39

105: Yep, It's a Cult

What is a Cult Anyway? There has been quite a bit in the news about the Church of Scientology being a cult. Since have all watched the stories of Tom Cruise and any many other celebrities come to the surface as being members, it's made me wonder... What is a cult anyway? How do people get sucked into these things? How can we make sure that our kids' will be able to cut through any scam and not drink the cool-aid? In my lifetime I have seen first had a few smaller cults, watched the people...

Duration: 00:08:49

105: Thai Prisons, How To Stay Out Of Them

Let's Not Be Jerks Abroad. There are about 3000 Americans that get arrested abroad every year. Some of those people were doing "bad" things, and others were just being stupid.

Duration: 00:08:56

104: Do You have an Interbrain?

There are new studies saying that our brains have the ability to pick up on subtle smells, and lighting fast expressions that change the way we respond to others. Since empathy is one of the three pillars of How To Raise A Maverick I wanted to make sure all of you knew about this research. Essentially we are putting ourselves at a huge disadvantage by interacting via the internet. Even if we are using video. The simple and subtle clues that all humans are transmitting are missed. It's like...

Duration: 00:07:52

0103: Why I Did That To My Kids Face

Instagram and Facebook are storing data about you and your kids. How much do you want them to know?

Duration: 00:07:18

0102: Mental Health and Suicide First Aid

I share my personal experience with mental health and suicide n hopes that you will gain insight as to what it can be like to have suicidal thoughts. And what you can do to help your kids if they find themselves or other in a difficult mental health situation.

Duration: 00:15:14

0101: 4 Things That Must Be Mastered by 17

The Art of Being a Maverick. Interest Rates, Roasting a Chicken, Work a room and Haggling.

Duration: 00:06:09

100: Setting Goals with Kids

How to set goals and stick to them while teaching your kids to do the same.

Duration: 00:06:09

0099: 3 Easy Ways To Teach Empathy

We all want our kids to have and show empathy. But how exactly do we do it? Today I will give you 3 ways to start including empathy education in your parenting that you can start using right away.

Duration: 00:05:55

0098: Boys Body Image

We have been hard at work helping girls develop a positive body image... but what about the boys?

Duration: 00:05:54

0097: Seven Divorce Don'ts

Divorce is not for the faint at heart... but if you are at ANY stage of divorce or you are helping someone else go through one, you need to hear these 'don'ts'. I'm not going to lie... what I have to say may sting but never the less you need to hear it.

Duration: 00:08:02

0096: Pass The Pig

Making manners at the table a game.

Duration: 00:05:33

0095: Learn to Say Yes to Less w/ Joy Evanns

Finding enough time in the day for ourselves is difficult at best. But what if all you had to do was learn to say yes..less. Joy Evanns has created a system of learning say no in a way that others respect and even adore you even more. Pretty amazing right?

Duration: 00:26:06

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