In Brenda's interview with Erin & Tina Gipford they uncover the magic of how they found peace and friendship in co-parenting. Erin is the Biomom and Tina is the Stepmom to their shared kids. They are an excellent example of how to make co-parenting a positive thing and how it benefits the kids when people put themselves aside and move forward together.
Divorce is never good... but why make it even harder then it already is?!
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In this episode Brenda talks about labels and how negative they can be. She goes over why they are negative and how much we parents allow bad behavior when our kids are labeled. You can reach Brenda at firstname.lastname@example.org with any comments or questions
In this episode Brenda talks about her experience with her husbands ex-wife and how being friends was not an option for a variety of reasons. Ex-wives can be brutal especially if they are jealous of the relationship that you have with their Ex. Brenda gives 3 tips on what you can do to help YOUR family and she encourages you to move on if a positive relationship is not possible. Brenda is here to serve you and walk alongside you if you are at an impasse. You can contact her at email@example.com
On this episode Brenda tells you what she and her husband did right, what they did wrong and how they did things a little different with their last two boys. As always Brenda empowers her listeners to be gentle with themselves and move forward even when they make mistakes. You can contact Brenda at firstname.lastname@example.org
Do you have people that mettle in your marriage or give opinions on things that are none of their business? Brenda addresses this issue in this podcast and gives examples as to why you need to make all decisions with your spouse. If you need more help or encouragement please feel free to email Brenda at email@example.com
In this episode Brenda points out that firm healthy boundaries usually need to be set with close friends and family members. Strong relationships are full of boundaries and even if you are in the Christian community... it is ok to have firm boundaries because Christians are NOT called to be doormats! If you are interested in reading more on this topic go to momsmixedfamilyblender.com and find the post titled - Healthy Boundaries Teaching People How to Love You.
In this episode Brenda talks passionately about abuse and how it was her first born that helped her to have the gumption to get away from her abuser. Brenda encourages you to listen and share this podcast in hopes that it will reach someone who needs help getting out of abuse. You can contact Brenda directly on her blog or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also find her on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. Don’t hesitate to contact her! 💜
In this episode Brenda goes into detail on what things pushed her to start blogging, write her book and develop a program teaching women how to thrive. Brenda also talks about pivotal moments in her life that led her to this point. If you haven’t yet joined her community go to www.momsmixedfamilyblender.com and wait for the pop up on the main page and follow the prompts to join! 💜
In this episode Brenda will attack wrong thinking when it comes to parents blaming themselves for their kids wrong behavior or choices. There is a better way! Here is the link to the TedTalk that Brenda references in this podcast... https://youtu.be/BXlnrFpCu0c
In this episode Brenda talks about what she classifies as weakness, how it is hurting our country and ways each of us can fight against weakness. She uses a story to drive her point home. For more information you can visit her blog at www.momsmixedfamilyblender.com
Parenting Lessons from a Bird. Did you know that parenting gets more tricky as the kids get older? I’m here to tell you... it DOES! On this episode I will be taking about what our culture tries to push on parents and what you can do to empower your kids! Join me on this special episode! 😊
In this episode Brenda talks about her last 3 weeks... the good, the bad and the ugly! She talks about what she has been doing and how it affected her. Finally she will be real with you about the lessons she learned on how not to be from her Dad. So often we unconsciously allow others to steal our joy. Stop allowing that! Choose JOY!!!
In Episode #8 Brenda discusses people standing up for what they believe in AND knowing the facts. It is important to note how often people share things on Facebook without ever researching to see if what they are sharing is true. This “habit” has become the new norm. Enjoy Brenda’s passionate podcast and fully digest her points. Be part of the solution in this country NOT part of the problem. If this episode brings value to you please share it. If you want to get ahold of Brenda directly go to momsmixedfamilyblender.com and find the contact us page. Enjoy!
In this episode Brenda covers how men are emasculated, how they emasculate themselves and how Mom’s degrade and emasculate them too. It is easy to parent in a foolish way that actually pushes your boys into the arms of a wife who does the same or worse. Purposeful parenting is the key to making sure this does not happen. Brenda also wrote a few blog posts that relate to this topic. The titles of those posts are Cut.The.Cord, Neutering-Not Just For Animals Anymore and Step Back Mama. Those blog posts can be found at momsmixedfamilyblender.com You can contact Brenda on the blog in the contact us section. Mentoring and Coaching programs are available. If this episode has brought value to you please subscribe, leave a comment or share with a friend. Just do your best!
In Episode #6 we will cover how easily we can get into despair. Negative people in your life can can only add to the drama and in turn be the cause of your despair. It is important... no it is vital, to have a positive mindset. This will only help you to attract positive things to yourself! The companion blog post can be found at momsmixedfamilyblender.com. We all must realize we don’t have to be perfect, we just need to do our best and surround ourselves with people that will help us push toward positive things!
Episode #5 is deals with forgiveness. For years I was told (and thought) I was not a forgiving person. Come to find out I was forgiving people and I was not allowing them back in my life to hurt myself and my family again. It is easy to become unbalanced and not value yourself enough to expect others to value you. This comes at a huge cost and for what? Weed out the people in your life that do not choose to apologize AND change their behavior. The change in behavior is a KEY element to if the person was sorry, or just wanted to look good. This is an important lesson for church goers as well! Do your best!! You can message me directly on my blog. www.momsmixedfamilyblender.com
In this episode I will be dealing directly with the issuses that come up when a parent does nothing but fun things with the kid(s). This can create bitterness & anger that eats at the parent(s) that are working hard to teach and train the chilren not just buy them. I understand how painful that can be! If this episode adds value to your life please share it with someone or leave a rating. As I always say "Do your best!" If you want to contact me directly, please go to momsmixedfamilyblender.com
We women need our girl friends! In this episode we will discover the reason why we should build and keep relationships with the right women. We will identify who the right women are and talk about the dangers of keeping friends that do not encourage us to love our husband and children. If you have questions or comments on this episode you can contact me directly at momsmixedfamilyblender.com if you like this episode please subscribe and rate it. Do your best!
This episode deals with advice. When you should take advice, when you should give it and a whole lot more. Find me on my blog at momsmixedfamilyblender.com Don’t forget to like this episode and please post reviews or questions! Do your best!!