080: How We Do Christmas In Our Blended Family
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Darren and Jamie chat about Christmas in their blended family. How they manage gifts, schedules, extended family, having an ours baby and most important sharing the kids with the ex. 

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Fitness Matters with Pahla B
Fitness Matters with Pahla B
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Ep. 060: What If Nothing's WRONG 🎧 The Fitness Matters Podcast With Pahla B
We’re jumping🏃🏼‍♀️ right into things today, my friends, by asking ourselves one simple question: WHAT IF NOTHING’S WRONG? It’s the beginning of a new year, and many of us are motivated by what is possible in the coming months. SETTING A GOAL is downright exciting🎊! But what may be challenging is figuring out how to get there🤷🏼‍♀️. In today’s podcast, we’re chatting about the art🎨 of starting where we are RIGHT NOW. But what if you perceive a problem with your status quo? Can that affect your feelings of worthiness and value? Can a perceived problem actually keep you from GETTING YOUR GOAL🤔? I’m covering this FASCINATING TOPIC today and inviting you to take a second look at those perceived (👈 this is the key word!) closed doors🚪 in your life and take steps to gently open them. A world🌍 of possibilities awaits! Join me now in this 20-minute🕗 podcast and discover how different your life can be when you take the pressure off yourself and learn to reframe🖼 your thoughts about what is “wrong.” It’s easier than you think! RESOURCES MENTIONED: Ep. 043: The Real PROBLEM: https://youtu.be/y0GqaFNgy6E Ep. 059: Planning for SUCCESS: https://youtu.be/niF1TLe0v7s Get Your GOAL Coaching + Accountability: https://pahlabfitness.com/get-your-goal/ TELL ME: What if nothing’s WRONG? What will you do and create for yourself this year?
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What Fresh Hell: Laughing in the Face of Motherhood
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Ask Margaret - How To Turn Off Screens Without Tears
Today's question comes from Crystal in our Facebook group (facebook.com/groups/whatfreshhellcast): My six-year-old son is very difficult at the end of screen time. He gets one hour in the afternoon, but always fusses, grunts angrily, or melts down when time is up. I feel like in a normal world, I'd just take screen time away when he gives me attitude. But these days, we are home all the time, and it’s the one thing he enjoys. How do I help him develop the ability to regulate his emotions in this situation? The biggest thing a parent can do to help a child regulate their emotions around transitions is to provide runways. Doing this will ensure that the transition of getting off screens isn't a sudden splash of cold water for your kid. Try using a visual timer - so that kids who struggle with the hypothetical concept of "one hour" can easily see how much screen time they have left. You can also verbally count down the hour by saying "45 minutes left", "30 minutes left," et cetera, but we think it's always better to let the timer be the bad guy. Once it's time to turn screens off, allowing a brief grace period for your child to finish their current level or video helps give them some sense of control. Once that happens, transition immediately to another preferred activity. This does not have to be elaborate; it can be as simple as "let's have a glass of milk together in the kitchen." If your child still melts down after you've implemented these strategies, then it's time for consequences– but make them immediate. Saying "if you fuss now, you'll have no screens later" provides a delayed consequence that doesn't work as well, especially for younger kids. Try addressing the behavior with an immediate consequence– a time out, or loss of access to the preferred activity that was coming up next. Finally, apply all of these techniques consistently. Keep the time remaining clear, allow for grace periods, enforce immediate consequences when necessary, and this behavior should improve. Send us your parenting questions- we might answer yours next! questions@whatfreshhellpodcast.com * Leave us a rating or review in your favorite podcast app! * Join us on Facebook: https://facebook.com/whatfreshhellcast * Instagram: https://instagram.com/whatfreshhellcast * YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/WhatFreshHellPodcast * Pinterest: https://pinterest.com/whatfreshhellcast * Twitter: https://twitter.com/WFHpodcast * questions and feedback: info@whatfreshhellpodcast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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