Welcome to the Step-mom Strong podcast! Where Step-moms come to get growth-oriented support, tips and tricks as they navigate the complex terrain of blended family life. Show notes can be found at www.nathaliesavell.com/podcast
Sometimes the most loving, healthy approach is to back off and REALLY recognize that your stepkids are not your kids. Lori explains why and how helpful this method can be. Be sure to check out her podcast, the Nachokids podcast at Nachokids.com!
Casey is an amazing positive discipline parenting coach with 2 teenagers of her own with such good wisdom about connecting with kids and the importance of building relationships. It's especially helpful to hear her perspective on the kids that are the most difficult to connect with! Find more from her on the Joyful Courage Podcast.
I absolutely loved this interview with Step-mom expert Nancy Landrum and could so relate to her story! She speaks so powerfully about how her love was so lost in resentment and parenting conflicts and what she and her husband did to repair their relationship. Very powerful stuff!
Erin Carless gives us the scholarly perspective on why Stepmotherhood brings up so much for so many. She talls about women's roles historically, how they've changed and how this role sheds light on whats expected of women in general. It blew my mind and I'm sure it will blow yours, too!! www.nathaliesavell.com/podcast
My Step-mom Success Pyramid & top 10 tips for self- care during busy times! Email me with feedback at email@example.com and join the convo in my free facebook group for Step-moms! Www.facebook.com/groups/stepmomstrong
What do you want your step-kids to say about you in 20 years? Ellie Knaus of the amazing Atomic Moms podcast talks about her experience growing up with 2 moms, what she remembers the most and how she viewed her Step-mama! www.NathalieSavell.com/podcast
I want you to be enjoying your romantic relationship!!! Why its important to work at things! I talk about how you can be sure to have the best relationship possible and why it's important!!! This is in celebration of the workbook I created, which can be purchased at www.NathalieSavell.com/resources with an awesome Cyber Monday deal!! The Step-Couple Success Workbook is a great place to get started!
How to be at peace with the ex, the kids, the whole crazy sha-bang! In this Re-release of "Empowering Stepmoms" interview with Anna DeAcosta, Mindful Stepmom Coach, you'll get her wisdom and insight into how she created a dream life with the love of her life in spite of it all!!!
Use your challenges as growth opportunities! Listen to one of the most influential people in my parenting journey Dr. Laura Markham, Peaceful Parenting expert, talk about the unique challenges that come up in parenthood and how they can really grow us as people.
Avital is a "Childhood Designer & Mindful Parenting Coach" and this episode gets to how Stepmoms can transform the experience of their home for their stepkids. She gives great advice on the balancing act of having two homes, screen time dynamics, and more! Enjoy! Shownotes and resources can be found at:
What is underneath defensiveness? Why do couples have such a hard time listening to each other so often? Why do I feel left out as a Step-mom? Answers to these questions and more! In this episode I speak with Dr. Sue Johnson on the basics of having a healthy relationship as she has seen in her years of personal and professional experience as a researcher, psychologist, & therapist. She also happens to be a Step-mom herself which I did not know before the episode so she gives her insight and wisdom into what makes being a Step-mom so particularly challenging and some of the things that we can do to help ourselves within this role. She stresses HOW important it is to make sure we have a strong foundation of a step-couple in the blended family dynamics and how to make sure you do everything you can to do that. Enjoy! Show notes can be found at: www.nathaliesavell.com/podcast
These two relationship experts bring fun, real-talk, and years of personal and professional knowledge and experience to the conversation about the fundamentals of relationship
health and particularly how it applies to a step-couple.