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EP 308 – Color Struck – Dealing With Colorism

Have you ever been judged or bullied because of the color of your skin? Made fun of because you are "too light" or "too dark"?   "Skin color matters because we are a visual species and we respond to one another based on the way we physically present. In today's society, skin color has become a loaded signifier of identity and value".There have been so many "Team Light Skinned" vs. "Team Dark Skinned" rivalries, but no color or shade of skin is ...

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EP 307 – Positive Parenting – Why We Yell

As a parent, it can be draining to deal with our kids' frustration, emotions, and energy. But have you ever considered that they act out because they do not have the words or reasoning to express how they are feeling? Kids have BIG EMOTIONS and it can be a struggle trying to decipher what is truly going through their minds. Positive parenting can be a challenge when it comes to dealing with children's emotions. Have you found yourself getting ...

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EP 306 – Blended to Perfection – Managing a Blended Family

A family embodies many things, but it doesn't always have to be blood… Did you marry someone with kids? Maybe you both came into a relationship with kids of your own? Or perhaps you adopted? How do you manage multiple scheduled? Co-parenting? Resentful children? Regardless of the struggles, a blended family is a beautiful thing. No matter how a family comes together, the transition can be a challenge for both parents and children. What We’re ...

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EP 305 – Embracing Ambition – Redefining Ambitious Womanhood

Question: What does ambition look like to you? There used to come a time that if you had children, you had to give up your career and stay at home and raise your family. But today, we think that ambition and motherhood go hand in hand. We are driven to provide amazing futures for our children. Some may have great respect for a woman who knows what she wants and goes after it, while it may be perceived negatively by others…especially men. What ...

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EP 304 – “Super” First Born – What Birth Order Says About You

Does your birth order say anything about who you are as a person? Most of us have heard the theory that the order in which you are born, impacts your personality as a child and well into adulthood. While this may not hold true for everyone, studies have shown that it's true in most cases. What We’re Sipping On This Episode: Capriccio Watermelon Sangria - In an effort to switch it up this season, we are adding a sangria to the lineup! And ...

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EP 303 – Wellness Redefined – What Healthy Mothering Looks Like

What if we told you that "wellness" as we all know it is a lie?! What is your health made up of? Goals on your Fitbit? Eliminating carbs from your diet? Good test results from the doctor? While being in good physical condition may come to mind when thinking about healthy living and wellness, it’s only a small part of the picture. What We’re Sipping On This Episode: La Crema - Chardonnay - Our second Chardonnay of the season and Sasha ...

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