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Enlightened Moms, Raising Evolved Kids Podcast, with Stephanie Newton

Aug 6, 2018

In today's episode, part 3 of a 3-part series about effective communication with kids, I discuss the 5-to-1 praise ration, the importance of specific vs. general praise, and learning to extinguish negativity by ignoring whenever possible.


I give a POWERFUL example about Gary Vaynerchuk's mom's approach (Gary is a very...

Aug 2, 2018

Do your kids ever act a little rebellious or tune you out in the midst of discipline?


In today’s episode I’m going to discuss the second tool to getting more cooperation from your kids: “I need” statements.


In the last episode (ep. 07) we discussed transforming negative statements into positive statements....

Jul 31, 2018

In this episode I discuss the first of 3 effective communication tools for getting your kids attention and cooperation.


The first tool is to REFRAME a negative statement into a positive one! This is powerful and keeps people (ie our kids) from going on the defense (the first step to the breakdown of communication)....

Jul 26, 2018

Have you ever been to a dark place in parenting?


In this podcast I provide 5 Powerful Tips for Surviving the Darkest Days of Parenting:


  1. Focus on what you can control (especially self-care, see episode 02 for more)
  2. Focus on what is going right.
  3. Prayer/meditation/yoga. Center yourself in the storm. Your kids need...

Jul 21, 2018

Kids have way more access to technology than we did as kids. Is that such a bad thing? Join me on this episode while I highlight some of the benefits of technology!
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