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I'm thrilled to welcome our first Mother-Daughter duo to the podcast today. Quyionah Wingfield and her daughter Serenity are entrepreneurs. They've written books, launched online dance classes, and now their first family game app. All their ventures ... Details
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19 days ago
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Do your kids have too many toys? When it comes to toys, there is no perfect number. But in today's episode we are talking about why children don't need a lot of toys. Having an abundance of toys is not only unnecessary but could be harmful. Want to j... Details
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25 days ago
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What do I do if I think something is "wrong" with my kid? How do I know if my kid is developing okay? I hear these questions a lot. Today I'm talking about how to choose a professional and how to know what the best step is to find the support your ch... Details
59:10
10/28/2021
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I frequently hear from women who are diagnosed with ADHD after entering motherhood. Those who are diagnosed with ADHD often struggle with executive functioning. In short, executive functioning is our ability to plan, organize, and coordinate life. An... Details
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10/21/2021
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I find it confusing when we are told that as parents we need to set boundaries. We need to hold our ground. But so often when we do that, we end up in power struggles.  Power struggles can happen in any relationship. They are especially common in the... Details
23:25
10/13/2021
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Today, we are discussing interoception. If you don't know what that means, you aren't alone. You might be surprised to learn you know more about it than you realize. Interoception is sometimes called the "Eighth Sense", it's the sense of the entire c... Details
41:44
10/06/2021
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The COVID vaccine is going to be available for younger children in the coming weeks here in the U.S.. I don't know about you, but this has been on my mind for some time. Today, I'm sharing my decision-making process. This episode may or may not reson... Details
54:57
9/30/2021
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Parenting is one of our most important jobs in life. But we also don’t get formal performance reviews like we do in the working world. Sometimes that can leave us guessing.  How am I doing? You want to know, right? Since there isn’t a formal review p... Details
18:58
9/24/2021
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Today I'm bringing you a live recording -- Your simplicity questions answered! The post Live Recording: Your Simplicity Questions appeared first on Simple Families. Details
31:00
9/17/2021
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We just moved into a new house. We’ve been renting for almost a year and found a permanent spot right down the road. Even though it’s not a far move, it’s been a big move. Big life transitions like this can feel really out of control. There’s always ... Details
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9/09/2021
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Back-to-school season can feel busy and stressful--especially this year. In today's episode I'm answering some of your back-to-school questions. Heads up, next week I'll be starting a one-week special offer on Simple Families Foundations. The post Ba... Details
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9/02/2021
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As adults we are accustomed to a certain type of communication. Usually, it involves spoken word and it’s fairly civilized. That’s not always the case when it comes to communicating with our kids.  Our children are still developing the ability to reg... Details
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8/05/2021
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We all need to move. But in this busy world, it doesn't seem easy to make time and space for movement. As our culture has become more sedentary, this topic is increasingly important for all humans--but especially for parents. Our children's brains de... Details
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7/29/2021
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Starting the day...it can feel like a lot. It can be busy and overwhelming. There are so many things that need to get done and so little time to do them all. I know in many parts of the world people are preparing to go back into the world and back to... Details
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7/14/2021
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Many of us have been decluttering our homes for some time. But what about our brains? Mental clutter is real. Parenthood can feel heavy. We are tackling the 10 reasons that parenthood feels cluttered and overwhelming. If you are committed to self-car... Details
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7/08/2021
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One of the most common concerns I hear from parents is this: "My kids don't listen to me!" Generally, what this means is that you ask your kids to do something and they don't do it. Maybe you ask them several times. Perhaps you ask them several times... Details
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6/24/2021
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Minimalism looks different for everyone. When Christine Platt found minimalism she expected it would involve moving towards an all-white, barren aesthetic. But in search of an intentional life, she has built a home and lifestyle that is unique to her... Details
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6/17/2021
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Get dressed. Brush your teeth. Say thank you. Eat your breakfast. Sometimes we sound like a broken record. We feel like we are prompting and reminding our kids to do things all day long...and sometimes we are. It's exhausting! That's what we are talk... Details
27:31
6/10/2021
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What if I get rid of something that I might need someday? How will my kids react? Making a big lifestyle change can feel scary. Moving towards simplicity is no exception to this. In today's episode, we are discussing common fears around living a simp... Details
23:24
5/27/2021
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You should know this by now. I’ve asked you a hundred times. How could you forget?  Today we are going to talk about consequences, punishment, and discipline. How do we raise kids to take ownership and care for themselves and their belongings? Today ... Details
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