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Are you tired of yelling at your kids? Do you sometimes feel like they don’t listen or respect you? Do you feel like the worst parent EVER? You’re not alone, there is hope! Join Lisa Smith -- Mom, Master Certified Parent Coach, Author and Speaker -- as she helps turn frustrated parents -- who regularly default to yelling, threatening and punishing -- into peaceful leaders within their households. As a former dominant parent, she has found the path to Peaceful Parenting and is dedicated to he ...
 
Parents! We CAN change the world, starting with the way we're parenting our future. Up to this point in history, children have been seen as less than and parented in a way that uses power over a child. Most of us were parented in this way but there is a shift in thinking about the way we raise our kids. Parents don’t feel good about using shame, blame, criticism, punishments, and even rewards, to get their kids to listen. Parents are wanting a different way because they know from their own c ...
 
The Intentional Mum is a podcast for eco-conscious parents who want to embrace joyful intentional living. In each episode you'll hear from an inspirational woman sharing her journey and honest advice on motherhood, simple living and sustainability. Wherever you are on your own journey you'll find each episode is packed with ideas and inspiration to bring a little more joy and intentionality to your everyday life.
 
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This week, I’m providing encouragement and support to help you keep going even when the waters get choppy or stormy. There are a lot of similarities between the themes in Finding Nemo and being a parent, so find out why scuba diving down to your child's feelings and needs helps you build connection with them, and what Finding Nemo can teach us abou…
 
Playing sports is a right of passage for most kids as they grow up. It’s an exciting time for kids and parents as they learn a new sport, build new skills and create new friendships. I’ve loved watching my kids play their sports and meeting new people who have become some of our closest friends. I’ve also seen parents take their kids sports too ser…
 
This week, I’m sharing why a different choice of words can be a gamechanger in your parenting. Hear some words you might be using and what you can replace them with instead, and discover how changing your words can lead to more connection and cooperation with your kids. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thepeacefulparent.com/53…
 
We all want to have a secure financial future for our families and our kids’ future. But how do you get there? How do you even start? I’m happy to have Anna Sergunina on the show talking about everything regarding finances and planning for the future so you can live the lifestyle you really want! In this episode we talk about: The #1 thought you ne…
 
I’m helping you form a new habit that will allow you to get to the root cause of your child’s behavior, and I'm sharing a story of a real-life parent who used this tool to improve her connection with her son. Developing this habit is a total parenting gamechanger and will transform how your kids feel about themselves, so learn how to get curious, n…
 
Our mind has a constant stream of thoughts. Sometimes it seems like the thoughts come from a group of jerks who only want to judge you, put you down and tell you you aren’t good enough. How often have you told yourself you aren't a good enough parent? Too ugly, fat or dumb? Where does this voice come from and why do we have this constant commentary…
 
The holiday season is here, so wherever you are in the world, if you are getting ready to celebrate something, I’m here to help. This week, I’m sharing with you 10 things I know for sure about parenting that will help you stay cool, calm, collected over the holidays. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thepeacefulparent.com/51…
 
This week’s episode is a continuation of my discussion with Dr. Noreen Russel about raising a non-neurotypical child. In this episode we talk more in depth about strategies to help your kiddos. Listen in for her VALUABLE tips on (seriously, they are SO GOOD and she suggests things I’ve never heard before!!): Helping ADHD kids regulate their attenti…
 
As many of you know, I have a monthly membership called The Hive and we have a live call every week where parents can ask questions, receive coaching and support, and work through things. At the beginning of every call, I offer some inspiration, food for thought, or a weekly lesson. And to celebrate the 50th episode of the podcast, I’m sharing this…
 
As a mom of a child with multiple diagnoses I can attest to the struggles we’ve had raising our son over the last 16 years. I’ve dealt with a wide range of emotions including, shame, rage, disappointment, guilt and regret. Every parent and family are different but we can all say that after a diagnosis we’ve felt scared. Scared at what the future lo…
 
I’m sharing the joy of the advent calendar and showing you how to use it as a basis to improve your parenting. I’m encouraging you to give yourself a new door to open every day as a parent, and showing you why this time of year is the perfect opportunity to embrace peaceful parenting. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thepeacef…
 
We all know that communication is important but we aren’t ever taught exactly how to do it effectively. The fact is, language matters and there are simple shifts in the way we talk that can get us closer to the results we want in our relationships and with our kids. My guest is Krister Ungerbock, author of the book, 22 Talk Shifts - Tools to Transf…
 
In this episode, I’m sharing why using Elf on the Shelf as a tool to keep your kids behaving during the holidays is actually fear-based parenting. Learn how to stop using Elf on the Shelf as a tool for punishment and instead start using it to connect with your kids, and some tips to help you move away from fear-based parenting during the holidays. …
 
I know that we’re all sick of Covid and no matter what your thoughts are on the pandemic, it’s still here and we need to keep ourselves, our children and communities safe. I’m honoured to be speaking to one of the world’s foremost experts on infectious disease, Dr. Syra Madad. She’s taken time out of her busy schedule as a public health leader and …
 
Tune in this week for a positive conversation about technology and some tips to feel good about helping your kids dive into the phone world. It’s so easy to talk about all the dangers of technology, but there is so much good available through the internet, so discover what’s so amazing about Troomi, and how to feel empowered about giving your kids …
 
When I first heard the reports coming from the Facebook whistleblower, it confirmed my worst fears. My guest, Dr. Lisa Strohman has been sounding the alarm on the dangers of social media for some time. Dr. Strohman is the go-to subject matter expert for CNN, Fox News and is a regular on The Doctors. We talk about how social media apps are changing …
 
Today’s message is short and sweet yet full of impact. You deserve to have the family you want and always dreamed about, and things truly can be different. Join me this week and hear how you can take the first step towards making a permanent change in your parenting and create a life filled with peace, connection, and cooperation. Get full show not…
 
I don’t think there is one parent who doesn’t worry about their child’s future when they are struggling in school. It can be hard to get to the bottom of why they are struggling, is it laziness, the school, learning challenges or maybe you think it’s your fault; you aren’t pushing them hard enough? My guest, former underachiever, Alex Hargrove, is …
 
This week, I have the amazing Kiva Schuler, Founder and CEO of the Jai Institute for Parenting, on to tell us all about parent coaching. Hear what the Jai Institute for Parenting is about, what they do, and how they help parents everywhere. We discuss who should hire a parent coach and why coaching is required for any type of real human change. You…
 
It’s hard enough to raise a child in this complicated and confusing world but what do you do if your child is struggling with their sexual or gender identity? In this episode we are talking about those kids who are struggling with their gender identity. Not only do you have to help your child navigate a new normal for themselves, you also have to l…
 
This week, learn how to become the parent you’ve always wanted to be and how to implement the change you want to see in your parenting. I’m inviting you to take the first step to transform your parenting and showing you how my upcoming 3-day challenge can help you influence the outcome you want for yourself and your family. Get full show notes and …
 
I could have talked to Ericka Souter all day when I interviewed her for this episode. She is as passionate about supporting moms, encouraging us to support each other, and on helping us have the best experience of parenting possible. There is an epidemic of burnout amongst parents and we have to address it and solve it because the cost is too high …
 
This week, I’m busting the illusion of respect and parenting and showing you how to stop using respect as a weapon. I’m challenging you to ask yourself if you are modeling respect to your kids at all times and how to cultivate more respect in your family. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thepeacefulparent.com/43…
 
Burnout is real and it’s a pandemic we are facing as parents regardless whether we work for a company or we’re entrepreneurs. My guest, Stefanie Gass, knows all about this when she faced the crumbling of her thriving business in 2016. She realized how out of alignment she was with what really mattered in her life; faith, family, taking care of hers…
 
I’m sharing some reasons our kids experience big feelings and what is and is not helpful for you to do when they experience them. I’m teaching you how to not take your child’s big feelings personally, and three steps you can use to hold space for your kids while they’re having big feelings. Get full show notes and more information here: https://the…
 
Ok Parents! It’s time to slow things down and settle into another episode of Parenting our Future meant to improve your life and bring you more joy and happiness. Returning to the show is meditation and mindfulness expert, Josephine Atluri. She is sharing with us the keys to being a mindful parent so you can have more joy raising your children. We …
 
Tune in this week for a follow-up conversation with Lyra. We’re discussing what worked in creating more connection with her sons, and what she wants to work on in the future. And of course, the tools we’re discussing are applicable across all age groups, so I’m encouraging you to think about how you can implement these tools in your own home. Get f…
 
When your kids aren’t sleeping and you aren’t sleeping, it’s a recipe for a lot of frustration. If your child exhibits signs like irritability, lack of attention, stalls at bedtime or gets up frequently, they might have a sleep disorder. Sometimes, kids are diagnosed with ADHD and it’s really their sleep that’s the problem. My guest is Dr. Chris Wi…
 
In this special episode for Baby Loss Awareness Week 2021 Kerry and I share our experiences of baby loss through miscarriage. Both of us have had a missed miscarriage but our experiences are quite different. We hope that by sharing our stories it helps other women going through baby loss know that you aren’t alone. *Content warning: This episode in…
 
Discover how can we introduce new energies to our children, not through our words, but through our modeling. We all think we have a good idea of what not to do, but I’m asking you this week to dig a little deeper and see if you’re walking your talk and setting the kind of example you want your kids to follow. Get full show notes and more informatio…
 
Let’s face it, all we know about how to be in a relationship is what was modeled for us by our parents, or what we see in the media. We are never really taught how to be in a relationship. With all relationships, there will be conflict and that is something we definitely haven’t been taught. This makes life complicated because we all have important…
 
Tune in this week for some real-world coaching with Lyra as I share my tips and tools to help her deal with her strong-willed child. Hear how to make mundane tasks more appealing to your kids, and how to resist the urge to go into punitive mode when your child is behaving in a way that triggers you. Get full show notes and more information here: ht…
 
I’m talking with the super talented Life Coach, Dawn Taylor. She isn’t just a magical coach and can help you untangle your own trauma; she has overcome her own. In this episode we talk about how our trauma comes from generations before us - ever wonder why you start talking like your mother when you swore you wouldn’t!? How our trauma impacts us in…
 
This week I’m sharing what is really happening when your kid has an after-school meltdown and showing you how to manage these meltdowns with calm and empathy. Discover why the after-school meltdown is actually a compliment to you as a parent (yep - you read that right!) and hear 5 steps you can use to help your child work through the after-school m…
 
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