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ParentED with Michelle Gambs

ParentED with Michelle Gambs

By Michelle Gambs
Real parents. Candid conversations. Practical strategies. Listen in as Michelle Gambs gets real with parents in the throes of raising children in the modern world. You'll sit in on revealing conversations as Michelle guides parents through current challenges with practical strategies and advice for a more peaceful home. As a psychotherapist, parent coach, author, and mother of two, Michelle has seen it all and she’s here to help.
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How 13 Years of Michelle's Advice Shaped A Family
Michelle sits down with Brooke, a mother of four who has been a student of Michelle’s through classes and private sessions for 13 years. They walk through Brooke’s journey of discovering that it’s not necessarily your children’s behavior that needs to be modified…it’s most likely yours.  Listen in to hear how Michelle’s teachings have led Brooke and her family to a calmer, more peaceful way of life. Follow us on Instagram @getparented https://www.instagram.com/getparented/ www.michellegambs.com
53:53
December 09, 2021
Teaching Children the Spirit of Giving
In a world full of “mine, mine, mine” how do we teach our children to think of others? Michelle sits down with Britt, a mother of 4 and returning guest to discuss the spirit of giving during the holiday season. Britt tells the story of taking her 6-year-old son to Target to buy a gift for his cousin. Can you guess what happened? Listen in to find out, and join our community HERE to ask Michelle some questions of your own! Follow us on Instagram @getparented https://www.instagram.com/getparented/ www.michellegambs.com
32:03
December 09, 2021
Three Sons in Thirteen Months with Nicole Pence
Michelle sits down with Nicole Pence to talk about life as a mother of 2-year-old twin boys and a 1-year-old boy all born within 13 months! Nicole seeks advice on dealing with how physical and aggressive boys can be, and she shares stories of pausing her TV news career, biting toddlers, and mommy judgment.  Nicole is an Emmy-winning journalist who has connected with thousands of people in-person, on-air, and online for 10+ years. Follow along with Nicole at www.nicolepence.com for creative, entertaining, and informative content about life, motherhood, and raising so many babies at once! Follow Nicole on Instagram @nicolepence Follow us on Instagram @getparented https://www.instagram.com/getparented/ **To book a 1-1 phone consultation or session with Michelle, please visit www.michellegambs.com for more information** www.michellegambs.com
01:08:18
December 09, 2021
My Three Boys
Welcome back for Part 2 of Meg’s show. Meg, a boy mom of 3 young boys ages 6, 4 and 2 sits down with Michelle to discuss strategies for a more peaceful home. They discuss handling conflict when other people’s children are involved, how to respond when your children incessantly ask for something, and modeling the behaviors you would like to see. If you missed the first half of Meg’s episode, look for Episode #21: Mom, Mom, Mom, Mom, Mom. Enjoy! Follow us on Instagram @getparented https://www.instagram.com/getparented/ **To book a 1-1 phone consultation or session with Michelle, please visit www.michellegambs.com for more information** www.michellegambs.com
36:28
December 09, 2021
Mom, Mom, Mom, Mom
Michelle welcomes Meg to the show, a boy mom of 3 young boys ages 6, 4, and 2. They discuss handling conflict when other people’s children are involved, how to respond when your children incessantly ask for something and modeling the behaviors you would like to see. This session with Meg provided so many questions and answers that we split it up into two. Stay tuned for Part 2 next week, and enjoy! Follow us on Instagram @getparented https://www.instagram.com/getparented/ **To book a 1-1 phone consultation or session with Michelle, please visit www.michellegambs.com for more information** www.michellegambs.com
29:57
December 09, 2021
How Gently Parenting Saved My Life
Michelle shares how this style of gentle parenting changed her life, and how it can change yours too. Is it disrespectful for your kids to tell you NO? Find out in this short and sweet episode. Follow us on Instagram @getparented https://www.instagram.com/getparented/ **To book a 1-1 phone consultation or session with Michelle, please visit www.michellegambs.com for more information** www.michellegambs.com
08:30
December 09, 2021
Talking Mom Guilt & Technology with Emily Schwalbach
Emily and Michelle talk about mom guilt, screen time, birth order, trying new foods, and the decision to try for a third child. Emily is a local social media consultant at Be Social Consulting working to balance her growing business, growing family, and her own self-care. These years are packed full of many challenging decisions for parents! Listen in to some wonderful advice and perspective from a fellow working mom trying her very best every day to make a positive impact.  **To book a 1-1 phone consultation or session with Michelle, please visit www.michellegambs.com for more information** www.michellegambs.com Follow us on Instagram @getparented https://www.instagram.com/getparented/
46:35
December 09, 2021
Q & A Teenage Years
Michelle answers YOUR questions today, specifically about teenagers! Episode #5: Teenagers is by far our most popular episode, and moms and dads out there need some help. We touch on staying out past curfew, lying, and the consequences of posting inappropriate things online.  **To book a 1-1 phone consultation or session with Michelle, please visit www.michellegambs.com for more information** www.michellegambs.com Follow us on Instagram @getparented https://www.instagram.com/getparented/
14:59
December 09, 2021
Meltdowns and Rewards
Michelle talks with Elissa & Doug, two parents raising a 4-year-old girl and a 2-year-old boy. They discuss ways to stop meltdowns before they start, rewards for good behavior and how much of a STUD Doug really is. The story of how they met is so incredible! Enjoy! **To book a 1-1 phone consultation or session with Michelle, please visit www.michellegambs.com for more information** www.michellegambs.com Follow us on Instagram @getparented https://www.instagram.com/getparented/
01:08:31
December 09, 2021
Respectful Parenting and Loving Discipline Pt 2
Part two of Michelle’s conversation with Rachel, owner of a local almond butter company Revival Food Co. Rachel runs her thriving business here in Indianapolis while raising a 2-month-old and 2-year-old with her husband and one adorable terrier named Jack. They discuss ways to curb fights with children over tv time and simple strategies you can implement to create a more peaceful and stress-free home. www.revivalfoodco.com **To book a 1-1 phone consultation or session with Michelle, please visit www.michellegambs.com for more information** www.michellegambs.com Follow us on Instagram @getparented https://www.instagram.com/getparented/
34:02
December 09, 2021
Respectful Parenting and Loving Discipline Pt 1
Today Michelle talks with Rachel, owner of a local almond butter company Revival Food Co. Rachel runs her thriving business here in Indianapolis while raising a 2-month-old and 2 year old with her husband and one adorable terrier named Jack. They discuss how Rachel started Revival Food Co., respectful parenting and how to lovingly discipline children. Enjoy! www.revivalfoodco.com **To book a 1-1 phone consultation or session with Michelle, please visit www.michellegambs.com for more information** www.michellegambs.com Follow us on Instagram @getparented https://www.instagram.com/getparented/
39:10
December 09, 2021
Adding a Sibling to the Family
Are you ready to add a new baby to the family? Is one already on the way?! If so, congratulations! Siblings are a wonderful addition to a child's life, and adding to a growing family is such a special time. Listen in as Michelle talks you through preparing your child for the new arrival, how to mitigate tantrums and what to expect when the baby arrives. Enjoy! **To book a 1-1 phone consultation or session with Michelle, please visit www.michellegambs.com for more information** www.michellegambs.com Follow us on Instagram @getparented https://www.instagram.com/getparented/
13:11
December 09, 2021
Co-Parenting Teenagers During a Divorce Pt 2
Listen in as Michelle and Kelli(who took Michelle's parenting class 13 years ago!) discuss divorce, co-parenting, and supporting your children through a tumultuous time while you’re dealing with everything on your own.  Strategies for spiritual healing An approach to keeping your children out of the fighting Suggestions for supporting your teenager through a traumatic event Real-life tales from the road Finding peace on your own **To book a 1-1 phone consultation or session with Michelle, please visit www.michellegambs.com for more information** www.michellegambs.com Follow us on Instagram @getparented https://www.instagram.com/getparented/
49:35
December 09, 2021
Co-Parenting Teenagers During a Divorce Pt 1
Listen in as Michelle and Kelli(who took Michelle's parenting class 13 years ago!) discuss divorce, co-parenting, and supporting your children through a tumultuous time while you’re dealing with everything on your own.  * Strategies for spiritual healing * An approach to keeping your children out of the fighting  * Suggestions for supporting your teenager through a traumatic event * Real-life tales from the road  *Finding peace on your own **To book a 1-1 phone consultation or session with Michelle, please visit www.michellegambs.com for more information** www.michellegambs.com Follow us on Instagram @getparented https://www.instagram.com/getparented/
17:47
December 09, 2021
Loving Your Children Uniquely vs. Equally
Today we talk with Meredith who is a rockstar mom of 4 kids under 8. She has no significant technology in her home yet, a true renaissance woman. We discuss how to love your children uniquely, not equally, as that will never occur. Repairing our mistakes when we mess up, and that mother guilt that each of us inherits the moment we give birth. In this episode we discuss: * How to manage chaos in your home * Giving everyone in your family space and dealing with different personalities * The 5 Love Languages and how they can help you achieve more peace * Depositing into the love bank of each child * Giving respectful notice before turning off technology & technology addiction * Mom guilt - it's real and you NEED to cut yourself some slack * Parenting with your partner - staying on the same page by learning parenting techniques together **To book a 1-1 phone consultation or session with Michelle, please visit www.michellegambs.com for more information** www.michellegambs.com Follow us on Instagram @getparented https://www.instagram.com/getparented/
49:00
December 09, 2021
Chores
Michelle shares her thoughts on chores, allowance, and pitching in around the home. In this episode you will learn: * What to call "chores" * The appropriate age to introduce an allowance * Tips for guiding children to complete their tasks * Why it's important for children to contribute to the household **To book a 1-1 phone consultation or session with Michelle, please visit www.michellegambs.com for more information** www.michellegambs.com Follow us on Instagram @getparented https://www.instagram.com/getparented
17:26
December 09, 2021
Potty Training and Nutrition Pt 2
Listen in as Michelle discusses potty training and food with Eleni and Sam. They talk short term vs. long term rewards, and how to introduce healthier foods into your child’s diet. What do you do when your four-year-old won’t poop on the potty, and why is potty training often a struggle? Let’s dive in. In this episode you will learn: * A child’s normal human needs and how they’re met * The two things you have zero power over in regards to parenting * The one area where Michelle recommends rewards * Tips for introducing more choice in your child’s life so they can feel power  www.michellegambs.com Follow us on Instagram @getparented https://www.instagram.com/getparented
33:58
December 09, 2021
Potty Training and Nutrition Pt 1
Listen in as Michelle discusses potty training and food with Eleni and Sam. They talk short term vs. long term rewards, and how to introduce healthier foods into your child’s diet. What do you do when your four-year-old won’t poop on the potty, and why is potty training often a struggle? Let’s dive in. In this episode you will learn: * A child’s normal human needs and how they’re met * The two things you have zero power over in regards to parenting * The one area where Michelle recommends rewards * Tips for introducing more choice in your child’s life so they can feel power  www.michellegambs.com Follow us on Instagram @getparented https://www.instagram.com/getparented
27:23
December 09, 2021
Teaching Children the Value of Hard Work
How do you teach your children to value hard work? If lecturing isn't doing the job, maybe it's time to try a new approach. Michelle counsels a mom on how to support and encourage her eight-year-old child to reach his potential at school and on the soccer field. "There is a belief out there that our children choose us. They choose to be with you for a reason. There is something they will teach you and something you will teach them." In this podcast you will learn: * How to remedy the disconnect between what you want for your child, and what they want for themselves * When and how to motivate your child to reach their potential * To manage expectations regarding grades and athletic achievement * How to positively support your child while they work towards a goal * The difference it makes to praise effort vs. outcome www.michellegambs.com Follow us on Instagram @getparented https://www.instagram.com/getparented
21:20
December 09, 2021
Improvement Over Perfection
Have you spent more money on training your dog than on educating yourself as a parent? You're not alone! Michelle gets real about how it's important to focus on improvement over perfection. No one is perfect, and you're wasting your time trying to be the perfect parent! We are all working with limited time, resources and patience. Do what you can with what you have, and with the right intentions, your relationships will prosper! www.michellegambs.com Find us on Instagram @getparented https://www.instagram.com/getparented
16:27
December 09, 2021
Teenagers
Teenagers…a challenging developmental period! Physical, emotional, and hormonal changes add another challenging layer to the adventures of parenting. In this episode you will learn: * When a teenager's brain is fully developed * Why intentionally parenting your younger children can pay off when they become teenagers * How to protect your teenager during their experimentation and exploration phase * How to best communicate with your teen * An approach for teaching that big mistakes can have lasting consequences beyond your control www.michellegambs.com Follow us on Instagram @getparented https://www.instagram.com/getparented
24:37
December 09, 2021
Parenting Pre-Teens
Parenting pre-teens: Video games, respectful communication, sibling tension, overcoming fear, and listening to your own intuition as a parent. In this wide-ranging, all-encompassing episode we tackle several major challenges facing parents of pre-teens. Join us as we discuss: * How to set rules and expectations around the use of social media and video games * How to discuss the issue that "things aren't fair" and the powerful use of the phrase "at our house..." * How to grow confidence as a parent of pre-teens to better equip you for the years to come * Why late night is never a good time to negotiate with teens and when to try again * What is the best way to intervene when an older child/preteen tries to parent your younger children * What you can do to help teach your pre-teen how to speak their mind but in a respectful way * How to tap into our own intuition- as parents, we want to groom capability, and it's our intuition that lets us draw the line between indulgence and nurturing * How to decide on a "code word" to use with parents to improve safety in certain situations * Body image discussions with pre-teens and how to encourage and positive attitude about themselves This wide-ranging episode will not disappoint! www.michellegambs.com Follow us on Instagram @getparented https://www.instagram.com/getparented
01:25:35
December 09, 2021
How to Talk to Kids about Sex
Join us for an entertaining talk with Michelle as she explains the who, when, where, and why of talking to your children about sex. Listen in and learn: * What is the right age to initiate dialogue with your children about sex * How to best bring it up and what to say * How to make this issue a less stressful event for both parents and kids and how to keep the communication lines open for further discussion This is an episode not to miss!  www.michellegambs.com Follow us on Instagram @getparented https://www.instagram.com/getparented
20:15
December 09, 2021
Teaching Responsibility
As a mom of four young children struggles to set expectations and get her kids to help around the house (without a lot of push back and complaining), Michelle offers some amazing insight into fostering responsibility and a sense of community in young children. As parents, we hold the duty of setting reasonable expectations for our children, because in fact, they are critical in raising a thriving, happy, and successful child.  In this episode, you will learn:  * Why the intention to impart responsibility on our children is a beautiful goal * How to give your children ownership in the community of your home and to understand that their participation matters * How to help children develop the capacity to contribute to a community * What it means to discipline behavior NOT attitude * What natural consequences of behavior are and why they are so effective * Strategies for setting expectations in your home and how to enforce them respectfully www.michellegambs.com Follow us on Instagram @getparented https://www.instagram.com/getparented/
42:18
December 09, 2021
Introducing ParentED with Michelle Gambs
Real parents. Candid conversations. Practical strategies. Listen in as Michelle Gambs gets real with parents in the throes of raising children in the modern world. Join us each week for revealing conversations as Michelle guides parents through current challenges with practical strategies and advice for a more peaceful home. As a psychotherapist, mother of two, and certified parenting coach for over 20 years, Michelle has seen it all and she’s here to help. Connect with Michelle www.michellegambs.com michellegambs@gmail.com @getparented on Instagram
02:33
December 07, 2021