Powerful Parenting for Today's Kids

Powerful Parenting for Today's Kids

By Erin Taylor
Welcome to Powerful Parenting for Today's Kids - a podcast to help stressed and overwhelmed parents end struggles with disrespect, tantrums, social media, anxiety, sensory issues, sports & more with their children! Erin is a Mom, Entrepreneur, Certified Parent Coach, Mindfulness Coach, Author, and Motivational Speaker. Please send your parenting questions to erin@erin-taylor.com.
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Ep 475 Parenting special or extra needs kids through this pandemic with Juliet Marciano
In this video, I talk with my good friend Juliet Marciano about how parents of special needs kids can navigate this pandemic, which is challenging for all o us, but can be even more so for parents of special or extra needs kids. Join us! You can learn more about Juliet at www.marcianoparentcoaching.com.  ► Subscribe to my YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoFMYuRYxQS6LR10bqneIOA?sub_confirmation=1 Get your copy of my book here - https://amzn.to/2LFw3l0 Join my FREE Facebook group where we talk about all things parenting - https://www.facebook.com/groups/powerfulparentingfortodayskids/ Follow me online here: Conference: https://revolutionizingparenthood.com/ - now digital and FREE for all parents! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ErinTaylorOfficial/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/erintaylor_ma/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/erin-taylor-5706bb1/ Website: http://erin-taylor.com/
22:23
April 3, 2020
Ep 474 How can "allergy moms" cope during this pandemic? with Stacey Pinilis
In today's interview, I chat with my good friend Stacey Pinilis, LCSW about how "allergy moms" can get through this pandemic where people are panic-buying at the grocery store and their kids need to avoid certain foods. Stacey offers such comfort and a great reminder as well as two really good tips during this interview. Join us!   You can connect with Stacey at https://m.facebook.com/ParentingWithAPause/. ► Subscribe to my YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoFMYuRYxQS6LR10bqneIOA?sub_confirmation=1 Get your copy of my book here - https://amzn.to/2LFw3l0 Join my FREE Facebook group where we talk about all things parenting - https://www.facebook.com/groups/powerfulparentingfortodayskids/ Follow me online here: Conference: https://revolutionizingparenthood.com/ - now digital and FREE for all parents! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ErinTaylorOfficial/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/erintaylor_ma/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/erin-taylor-5706bb1/ Website: http://erin-taylor.com/
12:54
April 2, 2020
Ep 473 Helping our twice exceptional children adjust to this "new normal" with Sheryl Stoller
In today's episode, I talk with my good friend Sheryl Stoller about helping our twice exceptional children move through this pandemic - helping kids who feel things more intensely, have sensory challenges, think more grandly and/or have other learning challenges. Sheryl offers such valuable wisdom here. Join us!   You can learn more about Sheryl at www.stollerparentcoaching.com. ► Subscribe to my YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoFMYuRYxQS6LR10bqneIOA?sub_confirmation=1 Get your copy of my book here - https://amzn.to/2LFw3l0 Join my FREE Facebook group where we talk about all things parenting - https://www.facebook.com/groups/powerfulparentingfortodayskids/ Follow me online here: Conference: https://revolutionizingparenthood.com/ - now digital and FREE for all parents! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ErinTaylorOfficial/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/erintaylor_ma/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/erin-taylor-5706bb1/ Website: http://erin-taylor.com/
27:20
March 31, 2020
Ep 472 Mindfulness on Monday (MOM) Moving consciously through this pandemic with Natalie Tellish
In today's MOM episode, I loved chatting with Natalie Tellish, a conscious parenting coach who had such wisdom to share with us. She offered two REALLY valuable tips to use, especially during this challenging time, but also just every day of life. Join us!  You can connect with Natalie at www.consciousparentcoaching.com. ► Subscribe to my YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoFMYuRYxQS6LR10bqneIOA?sub_confirmation=1 Get your copy of my book here - https://amzn.to/2LFw3l0 Join my FREE Facebook group where we talk about all things parenting - https://www.facebook.com/groups/powerfulparentingfortodayskids/ Follow me online here: Conference: https://revolutionizingparenthood.com/ - now digital and FREE for all parents! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ErinTaylorOfficial/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/erintaylor_ma/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/erin-taylor-5706bb1/ Website: http://erin-taylor.com/
15:03
March 30, 2020
Ep 471 Surviving as a working parent, especially during this pandemic with Kacey Hartung
In today's episode, I talk with Kacey Hartung about how to manage being a working parent, and one who is most likely working at home with children at home too during this global pandemic and how we can survive. Join us!  And learn more about Kacey's work at www.balancedheartcoaching.com. ► Subscribe to my YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoFMYuRYxQS6LR10bqneIOA?sub_confirmation=1 Get your copy of my book here - https://amzn.to/2LFw3l0 Join my FREE Facebook group where we talk about all things parenting - https://www.facebook.com/groups/powerfulparentingfortodayskids/ Follow me online here: Conference: https://revolutionizingparenthood.com/ - now digital and FREE for all parents! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ErinTaylorOfficial/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/erintaylor_ma/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/erin-taylor-5706bb1/ Website: http://erin-taylor.com/
18:26
March 27, 2020
Ep 470 Parenting collaboratively through this pandemic with Maria Sanders
In this video, my good friend Maria Sanders and I talk about how parents can work collaboratively with their children, especially during this pandemic that we are living through. Join us!    You can learn more about Maria at www.mariasandersparentcoach.com.    ► Subscribe to my YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoFMYuRYxQS6LR10bqneIOA?sub_confirmation=1   Get your copy of my book here - https://amzn.to/2LFw3l0   Join my FREE Facebook group where we talk about all things parenting - https://www.facebook.com/groups/powerfulparentingfortodayskids/   Follow me online here:   Conference: https://revolutionizingparenthood.com/ - now digital and FREE for all parents!    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ErinTaylorOfficial/   Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/erintaylor_ma/   LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/erin-taylor-5706bb1/   Website: http://erin-taylor.com/
22:36
March 26, 2020
Ep 469 Remembering to play with your young children with Georgia DeClark
In this episode, I talk with my good friend, Georgia DeClark, a parent coach, preschool teacher and director about how we can remember to play with our young children, especially during this challenging time we are living in. Join us! You can connect with Georgia at www.georgiadeclarkparentcoaching.com. ► Subscribe to my YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoFMYuRYxQS6LR10bqneIOA?sub_confirmation=1 Get your copy of my book here - https://amzn.to/2LFw3l0 Join my FREE Facebook group where we talk about all things parenting - https://www.facebook.com/groups/powerfulparentingfortodayskids/ Follow me online here: Conference: https://revolutionizingparenthood.com/ - now digital and FREE for all parents! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ErinTaylorOfficial/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/erintaylor_ma/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/erin-taylor-5706bb1/ Website: http://erin-taylor.com/
15:09
March 24, 2020
Ep 468 Mindfulness on Monday MOM Transitioning into motherhood during this pandemic
In this MOM episode, Karen Assaf and I talk about how to transition into motherhood, particularly during this coronavirus pandemic. Join us! ► Subscribe to my YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoFMYuRYxQS6LR10bqneIOA?sub_confirmation=1 Get your copy of my book here - https://amzn.to/2LFw3l0 Join my FREE Facebook group where we talk about all things parenting - https://www.facebook.com/groups/powerfulparentingfortodayskids/ Follow me online here: Conference: https://revolutionizingparenthood.com/ - now digital and FREE for all parents! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ErinTaylorOfficial/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/erintaylor_ma/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/erin-taylor-5706bb1/ Website: http://erin-taylor.com/
16:23
March 23, 2020
Ep 467 Building mental and emotional wellbeing in children ages 4-10 with Wade Bergner and Isabella Lambauer
Today I interviewed Wade Bergner and Isabella Lambauer, co-founders of Real U Academy. They have created a program to increase the mental and emotional wellbeing of children ages 4-10. Join us! You can learn more about their work at https://realuacademy.org/. ► Subscribe to my YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoFMYuRYxQS6LR10bqneIOA?sub_confirmation=1 Get your copy of my book here - https://amzn.to/2LFw3l0 Join my FREE Facebook group where we talk about all things parenting - https://www.facebook.com/groups/powerfulparentingfortodayskids/ Follow me online here: Conference: https://revolutionizingparenthood.com/ - now digital and FREE for all parents!  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ErinTaylorOfficial/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/erintaylor_ma/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/erin-taylor-5706bb1/ Website: http://erin-taylor.com/
15:09
March 20, 2020
Ep 466 Fun self-care for parents with Aparna Venkataraman
In today's episode, I talk with Aparna Venkataraman about how parents can take care of themselves while doing the most important job on earth - parenting their children. Join us!  ► Subscribe to my YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoFMYuRYxQS6LR10bqneIOA?sub_confirmation=1 Get your copy of my book here - https://amzn.to/2LFw3l0 Join my FREE Facebook group where we talk about all things parenting - https://www.facebook.com/groups/powerfulparentingfortodayskids/ Follow me online here: Conference: https://revolutionizingparenthood.com/ - enter PODCAST25 at checkout to enjoy 25% off your registration! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ErinTaylorOfficial/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/erintaylor_ma/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/erin-taylor-5706bb1/ Website: http://erin-taylor.com/
20:33
March 19, 2020
Ep 465 Effective tips for co-parenting through separation/divorce with Cheryl Polsky
In today's episode, I talk with Cheryl Polsky about how parents can effectively co-parent through divorce and separation. This information is valuable for all parents, actually!  ► Subscribe to my YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoFMYuRYxQS6LR10bqneIOA?sub_confirmation=1 Get your copy of my book here - https://amzn.to/2LFw3l0 Join my FREE Facebook group where we talk about all things parenting - https://www.facebook.com/groups/powerfulparentingfortodayskids/ Follow me online here: Conference: https://revolutionizingparenthood.com/ - enter PODCAST25 at checkout to enjoy 25% off your registration! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ErinTaylorOfficial/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/erintaylor_ma/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/erin-taylor-5706bb1/ Website: http://erin-taylor.com/
16:44
March 17, 2020
Ep 464 Mindfulness on Monday (MOM) How not to yell at our children with Janet Philbin
In this episode, Janet Philbin talks to me about how not to yell at our children, which I believe every parent has done at least once. Join us for a fascinating discussion and if you want to find out about Janet's work, you can do so here - www.hyponosisforhope.com.  ► Subscribe to my YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoFMYuRYxQS6LR10bqneIOA?sub_confirmation=1 Get your copy of my book here - https://amzn.to/2LFw3l0 Join my FREE Facebook group where we talk about all things parenting - https://www.facebook.com/groups/powerfulparentingfortodayskids/ Follow me online here: Conference: https://revolutionizingparenthood.com/ - enter PODCAST25 at checkout to enjoy 25% off your registration! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ErinTaylorOfficial/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/erintaylor_ma/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/erin-taylor-5706bb1/ Website: http://erin-taylor.com/
20:18
March 16, 2020
Ep 463 Understanding power struggles with Tia Fagan
In today's episode, I talk with my good friend Tia Fagan about understanding the power struggles we find ourselves in with our children, as well as what to do about it once we recognize it. Tia will also be speaking at our Revolutionizing Parenthood conference in April. I hope you can join us!  ► Subscribe to my YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoFMYuRYxQS6LR10bqneIOA?sub_confirmation=1 Get your copy of my book here - https://amzn.to/2LFw3l0 Join my FREE Facebook group where we talk about all things parenting - https://www.facebook.com/groups/powerfulparentingfortodayskids/ Follow me online here: Conference: https://revolutionizingparenthood.com/ - enter PODCAST25 at checkout to enjoy 25% off your registration! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ErinTaylorOfficial/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/erintaylor_ma/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/erin-taylor-5706bb1/ Website: http://erin-taylor.com/
18:16
March 13, 2020
Ep 462 Growing through challenging times with Barbara Vercruysse
In today's episode, I talk with my friend Barbara Vercruysse who is a life and growth coach about growing through challenging times. Barbara should know, as she survived a stage 4 cancer diagnosis. Barbara will also be speaking at our upcoming Revolutionizing Parenthood conference in April about this very topic. Join us! ► Subscribe to my YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoFMYuRYxQS6LR10bqneIOA?sub_confirmation=1 Get your copy of my book here - https://amzn.to/2LFw3l0 Join my FREE Facebook group where we talk about all things parenting - https://www.facebook.com/groups/powerfulparentingfortodayskids/ Follow me online here: Conference: https://revolutionizingparenthood.com/ - enter PODCAST25 at checkout to enjoy 25% off your registration! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ErinTaylorOfficial/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/erintaylor_ma/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/erin-taylor-5706bb1/ Website: http://erin-taylor.com/
21:38
March 12, 2020
Ep 461 Can you care for yourself and bring your child along too? With Tara Murphy
Today I chat with my new friend, Tara Murphy who is the owner of Primp and Play, who is sponsoring our Revolutionizing Parenthood event this April. Tara talks with us about the incredible model that she has created to encourage moms to care for themselves without the guilt! Join us! ► Subscribe to my YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoFMYuRYxQS6LR10bqneIOA?sub_confirmation=1 Get your copy of my book here - https://amzn.to/2LFw3l0 Join my FREE Facebook group where we talk about all things parenting - https://www.facebook.com/groups/powerfulparentingfortodayskids/ Follow me online here: Conference: https://revolutionizingparenthood.com/ - enter PODCAST25 at checkout to enjoy 25% off your registration! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ErinTaylorOfficial/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/erintaylor_ma/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/erin-taylor-5706bb1/ Website: http://erin-taylor.com/
25:56
March 10, 2020
Ep 460 Mindfulness on Monday (MOM) Mindful self-compassion with Amanda Votto
In today's show, I talk with my good friend and mindfulness teacher, Amanda Votto about how we can cultivate mindful self-compassion. Amanda will be speaking at our upcoming Revolutionizing Parenthood conference if you'd like to join her and us!  ► Subscribe to my YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoFMYuRYxQS6LR10bqneIOA?sub_confirmation=1 Get your copy of my book here - https://amzn.to/2LFw3l0 Join my FREE Facebook group where we talk about all things parenting - https://www.facebook.com/groups/powerfulparentingfortodayskids/ Follow me online here: Conference: https://revolutionizingparenthood.com/ - enter PODCAST25 at checkout to enjoy 25% off your registration! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ErinTaylorOfficial/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/erintaylor_ma/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/erin-taylor-5706bb1/ Website: http://erin-taylor.com/
18:09
March 9, 2020
Ep 459 Happy birthday in Heaven, Sydney
Today's throwback to episode27 of Maximizing Life in the Middle, was recorded on Sydney's actual 17th birthday. Jay and I looked back over our lives since she was born and the impact that she made on each of us. We were not incredibly emotional during this episode, but a fair warning that you may want to listen with a tissue, because we can't promise you won't be.... ► Subscribe to my YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoFMYuRYxQS6LR10bqneIOA?sub_confirmation=1 Get your copy of my book here - https://amzn.to/2LFw3l0 Join my FREE Facebook group where we talk about all things parenting - https://www.facebook.com/groups/powerfulparentingfortodayskids/ Follow me online here: Conference: https://revolutionizingparenthood.com/ - enter PODCAST25 at checkout to enjoy 25% off your registration! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ErinTaylorOfficial/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/erintaylor_ma/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/erin-taylor-5706bb1/ Website: http://erin-taylor.com/
43:16
March 6, 2020
Ep 458 Lessons I learned from the death of my daughter
This Sunday, my daughter Sydney would turn 19. In today's episode, I reflect on the powerful life lessons I learned from not only surviving her death, but from thriving as a result of the gift of her in my life. I hope you will join me and find some inspiration in my words.  ► Subscribe to my YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoFMYuRYxQS6LR10bqneIOA?sub_confirmation=1 Get your copy of my book here - https://amzn.to/2LFw3l0 Join my FREE Facebook group where we talk about all things parenting - https://www.facebook.com/groups/powerfulparentingfortodayskids/ Follow me online here: Conference: https://revolutionizingparenthood.com/ - enter PODCAST25 at checkout to enjoy 25% off your registration! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ErinTaylorOfficial/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/erintaylor_ma/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/erin-taylor-5706bb1/ Website: http://erin-taylor.com/
30:32
March 5, 2020
Ep 457 Not reacting when our teens mess up with Louise Clarke
In today's episode, I talk with my good friend Louise Clarke about parenting teens. She should know, as she is parenting three of them currently! Louise shared a powerful story of a time when her son used poor judgment that she could have overreacted about, but she didn't. Tune in to be inspired by her story!  ► Subscribe to my YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoFMYuRYxQS6LR10bqneIOA?sub_confirmation=1 Get your copy of my book here - https://amzn.to/2LFw3l0 Join my FREE Facebook group where we talk about all things parenting - https://www.facebook.com/groups/powerfulparentingfortodayskids/ Follow me online here: Conference: https://revolutionizingparenthood.com/ - enter PODCAST25 at checkout to enjoy 25% off your registration! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ErinTaylorOfficial/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/erintaylor_ma/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/erin-taylor-5706bb1/ Website: http://erin-taylor.com/
26:33
March 3, 2020
Ep 456 Mindfulness on Monday (MOM) What's the most important thing when you get busy?
In this episode, I talk about the very most important thing that you cannot let fall off your To Do List when you get busy. Curious what it is? Join me! ► Subscribe to my YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoFMYuRYxQS6LR10bqneIOA?sub_confirmation=1 Get your copy of my book here - https://amzn.to/2LFw3l0 Join my FREE Facebook group where we talk about all things parenting - https://www.facebook.com/groups/powerfulparentingfortodayskids/ Follow me online here: Conference: https://revolutionizingparenthood.com/ - enter PODCAST25 at checkout to enjoy 25% off your registration! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ErinTaylorOfficial/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/erintaylor_ma/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/erin-taylor-5706bb1/ Website: http://erin-taylor.com/
07:25
March 2, 2020
Ep 455 Becoming an "influencer" in our child's life with Steve Robertson
Today I chatted with Gen Z expert Steve Robertson about the uniqueness of this generation and how we can work WITH their innate abilities rather than fight AGAINST them. This illuminating conversation covers topics such as how we can become an influencer in our child's life and whether we are acting as the "Sage on the Stage" or the "Guide by the Side" with our children. I hope you enjoy this chat as much as I did! You can learn more about Steve and his programs at https://jkcp.com/. Steve will also be one of the speakers at our upcoming conference, Revolutionizing Parenthood. You can get your tickets at this link, and if you enter discount code PODCAST25, you can enjoy 25% off your ticket registration! ► Subscribe to my YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoFMYuRYxQS6LR10bqneIOA?sub_confirmation=1  Get your copy of my book here - https://amzn.to/2LFw3l0 Join my FREE Facebook group where we talk about all things parenting - https://www.facebook.com/groups/powerfulparentingfortodayskids/    Follow me online here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ErinTaylorOfficial/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/erintaylor_ma/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/erin-taylor-5706bb1/ Website: http://erin-taylor.com/
46:50
February 28, 2020
Ep 454 Opposites are necessary in parenting
In today's episode, we look at verse 36 of The Parents Tao te Ching. We may want our child to be one way, but they cannot be that way without understanding its opposite. Confused? Join me to hear more! ► Subscribe to my YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoFMYuRYxQS6LR10bqneIOA?sub_confirmation=1 Get your copy of my book here - https://amzn.to/2LFw3l0 Join my FREE Facebook group where we talk about all things parenting - https://www.facebook.com/groups/powerfulparentingfortodayskids/ Follow me online here: Conference: https://revolutionizingparenthood.com/ - enter PODCAST25 at checkout to enjoy 25% off your registration!  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ErinTaylorOfficial/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/erintaylor_ma/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/erin-taylor-5706bb1/ Website: http://erin-taylor.com/
08:26
February 27, 2020
Ep 453 Do you want to revolutionize parenthood with me?
In today's episode, I share with you the back story of how Revolutionizing Parenthood came to be, as well as all the exciting things we have planned! If you would like to join us, when you visit https://revolutionizingparenthood.com/ and enter PODCAST25 at checkout, you can enjoy 25% off your registration ticket! ► Subscribe to my YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoFMYuRYxQS6LR10bqneIOA?sub_confirmation=1 Get your copy of my book here - https://amzn.to/2LFw3l0 Join my FREE Facebook group where we talk about all things parenting - https://www.facebook.com/groups/powerfulparentingfortodayskids/ Follow me online here: Conference: https://revolutionizingparenthood.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ErinTaylorOfficial/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/erintaylor_ma/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/erin-taylor-5706bb1/ Website: http://erin-taylor.com/
13:38
February 25, 2020
Ep 452 Mindfulness on Monday (MOM) Self-care when times get busy!
I am finding myself feeling busier and busier getting ready for our conference, which happens exactly two months from today! How do we keep ourselves well cared-for when times get busy? Join me to find out! ► Subscribe to my YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoFMYuRYxQS6LR10bqneIOA?sub_confirmation=1 Get your copy of my book here - https://amzn.to/2LFw3l0 Join my FREE Facebook group where we talk about all things parenting - https://www.facebook.com/groups/powerfulparentingfortodayskids/ Follow me online here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ErinTaylorOfficial/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/erintaylor_ma/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/erin-taylor-5706bb1/ Website: http://erin-taylor.com/
07:27
February 24, 2020
Ep 451 Should we introduce our kids to our passion?
In this throwback to episode 30 of Maximizing Life in the Middle, we talk about introducing our kids to our passions and whether that is a good idea and if so, how to go about it. We hope we give you some good food for thought in this episode, and we share what we think is the deepest goal for parents. ► Subscribe to my YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoFMYuRYxQS6LR10bqneIOA?sub_confirmation=1 Get your copy of my book here - https://amzn.to/2LFw3l0 Join my FREE Facebook group where we talk about all things parenting - https://www.facebook.com/groups/powerfulparentingfortodayskids/ Follow me online here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ErinTaylorOfficial/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/erintaylor_ma/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/erin-taylor-5706bb1/ Website: http://erin-taylor.com/
35:08
February 21, 2020
Ep 450 Embrace the ordinary
In today's episode, I talk about verse 35 of The Parents Tao te Ching. Can we embrace the ordinary instead of constantly striving for the extraordinary as society encourages us to do? When we only focus on the extraordinary, we miss out on most of our lives along the way. One of my favorite books is by my friend Katrina Kenison, called The Gift of an Ordinary Day. If you have not yet read it, I highly encourage you to pick up your copy today here - https://www.amazon.com/Gift-Ordinary-Day-Mothers-Memoir/dp/0446409499/ref=sr_1_1?crid=YNCNLU2374A1&keywords=the+gift+of+an+ordinary+day+by+katrina+kenison&qid=1582149026&sprefix=the+gift+of+an+ordinary%2Caps%2C899&sr=8-1. ► Subscribe to my YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoFMYuRYxQS6LR10bqneIOA?sub_confirmation=1 __   Get your copy of my book here - https://amzn.to/2LFw3l0     Join my FREE Facebook group where we talk about all things parenting - https://www.facebook.com/groups/powerfulparentingfortodayskids/ __   Check out my FREE resources - http://erin-taylor.com/free-resources/ __   Follow me online here:   Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ErinTaylorOfficial/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/erintaylor_ma/  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/erin-taylor-5706bb1/  Website: http://erin-taylor.com/
07:28
February 20, 2020
Ep 449 Should you have the password to your teenager's phone?
Today, I am reposting episode 193. This has been the most downloaded episode of my almost 450 so far! This is an important topic and I want to make sure no one misses it. In this episode, I answer a parent's question about whether she should have her 15-year-old's password to their iPhone. Join me as I share my answer and my reasons.
18:21
February 18, 2020
Ep 448 Mindfulness on Monday (MOM) Checking in with yourself to make sure you are on track
In today's episode, I talk about how easy it is to veer off track and how important it is to regularly check in with yourself to help you to make micro adjustments in order to avoid finding yourself waaaaay off track. Join me! 
11:14
February 17, 2020
Ep 447 Find your TRIBE!
In this throwback to episode 29 of Maximizing Life in the Middle, we talk about how important it is to build your tribe in whatever it is you do. It is valuable to find like-minded people doing similar work in the world. This gives you people to collaborate with and bounce ideas off of. It is helpful to organize gatherings with people in your space. We talk about all of this and more in this episode!
25:41
February 14, 2020
Ep 446 Can you love your child without controlling them?
In today's episode, we review verse 34 of The Parents Tao te Ching. Join me!
08:04
February 13, 2020
Ep 445 What do you do when you are "stuck" as a parent?
In today's episode, I share an epiphany one of my client's came to when she was stuck with her children. I hope this helps you when you feel stuck too! Join me!
10:56
February 11, 2020
Ep 444 Mindfulness on Monday (MOM) How fear can make us less mindful
In this episode, I talk about fear, especially when it comes to parenting, and how it can rob us of the mindfulness that is so vital to building a healthy connection with our children. Join me! 
11:17
February 10, 2020
Ep 443 Should girls and boys teams compete against each other?
I finally managed to catch Jay long enough to record a new episode with him! Today, we talk about whether boys and girls teams should play each other in competition. Our son's team played a girls' team last weekend in soccer and it was, well....listen in to hear more! 
41:46
February 7, 2020
Ep 442 What do you REALLY need to know as a parent?
In today's episode, I talk about verse 33 of The Parents Tao te Ching. You may be surprised by what you really need to know as a parent. Join me!
08:13
February 6, 2020
Ep 441 Thoughts on the JLo/Shakira half-time show
There has been lots of talk this week about the half-time show during the Super Bowl on Sunday. Tune in to hear my thoughts, and see if you agree or disagree! 
13:17
February 4, 2020
Ep 440 Mindfulness on Monday (MOM) In honor of Kobe Bryant
In today's Mindfulness on Monday episode, I wanted to speak to something good we can all take away from Kobe's tragic and untimely death. Join me and get inspired. 
09:16
February 3, 2020
Ep 439 How do you fit things in when your life is so full?
In this throwback to episode 28 of Maximizing Life in the Middle, Jay and I talk about finding time to fit things in when your life is full. It can be challenging, but it is vitally important to make sure you make time for the things and people who really matter to you. Join us!
12:43
January 31, 2020
Ep 438 Do rules give your child life?
In today's episode, I talk about verse 32 of The Parents Tao te Ching. Join me!
07:04
January 30, 2020
Ep 437 Some memorization study tips to help your child!
I have been helping my daughter memorize things for tests and presentations for years. Today, I wanted to share some of the tips and techniques I have taught her that have helped her to get nearly 100% every single time!
18:43
January 28, 2020
Ep 436 Mindfulness on Monday (MOM) It helps to let people know you are struggling
In this MOM episode, I talk about how my week went last week with two kids home with the flu and how I decided later in the week to navigate it to help myself. I hope you find some useful nuggets in here!
07:58
January 27, 2020
Ep 435 Can you view the flu as a gift?
The flu is running through my home right now and today, I talk about how you can reframe illnesses when they stop by for a visit. Join me! 
06:45
January 21, 2020
Ep 434 Mindfulness on Monday (MOM) A simple technique to relax
This year has not exactly started off with the bang of enthusiasm that I was feeling at the end of last year. I don't know if you have experienced the same thing, but today, I offer something that benefits me as much as I hope it benefits you. Join me!
07:39
January 20, 2020
Ep 433 Get up and MOVE!
In this throwback to episode 26 of Maximizing Life in the Middle, we talk about the value of moving our bodies and caring for ourselves. The more full your life gets, the easier it is to let fitness go out the window. But that is the last thing we should be doing. We talk about how to get back on track and take care of our bodies - the only vehicle we will ever truly have!
23:18
January 17, 2020
Ep 432 Your children are not your enemies
In today's episode, we talk about verse 31 of The Parents Tao te Ching. My favorite line of this verse is "Weapons of mass destruction are no longer needed. Curious? Join me to hear more!
07:34
January 16, 2020
Ep 431 Should you post your child's college acceptance letters on social media?
Trigger warning: this episode may stir up some uncomfortable feelings for you, or maybe not! I was inspired to record this episode after learning of something troubling. Please join me in this very important conversation. 
16:40
January 14, 2020
Ep 430 Mindfulness on Monday (MOM) How is 2020 going for you so far?
In today's episode, I wanted to follow up on something I talked about last week in episode 426 - join me! 
05:07
January 13, 2020
Ep 429 Can a broken hot water heater make your life BETTER?
In today's throwback to episode 25 of Maximizing Life in the Middle, we talk about our broken hot water heater and how we used it to bring huge amounts of gratitude into our lives and how you can too!
29:37
January 10, 2020
Ep 428 Can you relinquish even a little bit of control?
In this episode, I talk about verse 30 of The Parents Tao te Ching. This is a good one - join me! 
07:27
January 9, 2020
Ep 427 Do routines bring you comfort?
In this episode, I share with you my joy at returning to a routine after the fun of the holiday season. Do you feel the same? Join me!
09:11
January 7, 2020
Ep 426 Mindfulness on Monday (MOM) Seeing clearly in 2020
In today's episode, I talk about seeing clearly in 2020 and how that can help you in all aspects of your life. Join me!
08:16
January 6, 2020
Ep 425 Welcome to 2020!!!!
In this episode, I share why the beginning of this new year has been a .... "slow start" for me. I also share one of my exciting announcements for you for 2020! Tune in to this episode and visit https://www.erin-taylor.com/new-year-new-you-for-moms-in-2020/ for more information and to join me! 
13:21
January 3, 2020
Ep 424 Helping siblings to work together
This holiday season, I had my three kids go out Christmas shopping together to get family gifts, and it was a great success! Tune in to find out how I helped to create a bonding time for them!
05:47
December 31, 2019
Ep 423 Mindfulness on Monday (MOM) A bit of serenity for you
In this episode, I share some calming self-care with you. Join me!
05:55
December 30, 2019
Ep 421 Your child is the very energy of the Universe
In this episode, we look at verse 29 of The Parents Tao te Ching, where it talks about the true nature of your child, and how you can best honor them. Join me!
09:57
December 27, 2019
Ep 420 What it looks like to truly see, hear and value your child
In this episode, I share a story that happened with my younger son where things did not go as he had planned due to a miscommunication. He was angry about the turn of events. I share with you how I helped him to navigate this situation in a way that worked for everyone. Join me!
23:30
December 26, 2019
Ep 419 Mindfulness on Monday (MOM) A quick way to actually ENJOY this holiday season
We are in the final stretch of the holiday season, and I'm guessing you might today's reminder more than ever. Join me!  And please consider joining us for our conference, Revolutionizing Parenthood, being held April 24-25, 2020. My podcast listeners can get $25 off their registration ticket by using discount code PODCAST25. For more information and to purchase your ticket, visit https://revolutionizingparenthood.com/.
05:40
December 23, 2019
Ep 418 Reliving a wonderful Superbowl memory
In today's episode, we throwback to episode 24 of Maximizing Life in the Middle where Jay and I relived the Eagles' Superbowl victory. Given that the Eagles are not yet out of the running, maybe we can repeat last year's win???? And please consider joining us for our conference, Revolutionizing Parenthood, being held April 24-25, 2020. My podcast listeners can get $25 off their registration ticket by using discount code PODCAST25. For more information and to purchase your ticket, visit https://revolutionizingparenthood.com/.
50:01
December 20, 2019
Ep 417 Dancing with life
In today's episode, I talk about verse 28 of The Parents Tao te Ching. I also reference Dr. Shefali's teachings about playing with the form of life and how to not take it so seriously and to see it for what it is. Join me!  And please consider joining us for our conference, Revolutionizing Parenthood, being held April 24-25, 2020. My podcast listeners can get $25 off their registration ticket by using discount code PODCAST25. For more information and to purchase your ticket, visit https://revolutionizingparenthood.com/.
09:53
December 19, 2019
Ep 416 Soothing our inner child to help us to parent better
In this episode, I share a breakthrough one of my clients had in a recent session and how powerfully it allowed her to parent her children with deeper connection. Join me! And please consider joining us for our conference, Revolutionizing Parenthood, being held April 24-25, 2020. My podcast listeners can get $25 off their registration ticket by using discount code PODCAST25. For more information and to purchase your ticket, visit https://revolutionizingparenthood.com/.
10:03
December 17, 2019
Ep 415 Mindfulness on Monday (MOM) A moment of peace for you
In today's episode, I offer you a guided relaxation exercise to help calm you in the midst of this busy holiday season and really, any time of year. I hope you enjoy it!
06:56
December 16, 2019
Ep 414 Fan the spark of your child's curiosity
In today's episode, I talk about verse 27 of The Parents Tao te Ching, and how important it is for us to fan the spark of our chid's curiosity and learning. Join me! 
09:53
December 12, 2019
Ep 413 - A beautiful example of compassion breaking down barriers
In today's episode, I share an article I was very moved by this weekend. I hope you are too! And here is the link to the original article I am referencing - https://www.boredpanda.com/non-binary-model-changes-parent-view-rain-dove/?fbclid=IwAR2H1PkoXZdVlXi9xoEowxSAuxhKILpbKJm5duvm41IYPuKZvdeMicr2bWw&utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=organic.
14:49
December 10, 2019
Ep 412 Mindfulness on Monday (MOM) Just say no!
In this episode, I talk about moving through this holiday season without falling apart and how you can accomplish this. Join me! 
06:24
December 9, 2019
Ep 406 Pursuing your dreams, part 2
This episode is being posted out of order (yikes!) because we did not get a chance to record it when I had planned to. Either way, join Jay and I as we discuss the process and benefit of pursuing your soul's calling. 
40:10
December 6, 2019
Ep 411 Become the student of your child
In this episode, I talk about verse 26 of The Parents Tao te Ching. Can we become the students and allow our children to be our teachers? Join me to hear more!
07:48
December 5, 2019
Ep 410 The power of really seeing our children as they are
In today's episode, I talk about a development that occurred yesterday in my family and how I moved through it with my son. If I had not been able to truly "see" him, it would not have gone as well as it did. Join me!
08:38
December 3, 2019
Ep 409 Mindfulness on Monday (MOM) Thanksgiving recap!
Join me on this Mindful Monday as I talk about the Thanksgiving weekend and how we can take a precious part of it into this holiday season!
08:17
December 2, 2019
Ep 408 A GRATITUDE practice for you this Thanksgiving!
In today's episode, I take you through my gratitude practice so that you can see how far-reaching and delicious it can be. Join me!
15:57
November 28, 2019
Ep 407 Talking youth sports with John O'Sullivan!
In this episode, I am thrilled to chat again with my good friend, John O'Sullivan about his upcoming book, Every Moment Matters: How the world's best coach inspire their athletes and build championship teams. Here is John's website where you can purchase his book. And here his wonderful TED Talk that I reference in our chat - I remember every single time I drop my son off for his soccer games. 
37:04
November 26, 2019
Ep 405 Mindfulness on Monday (MOM) How do you want to spend the next two months?
I am going to be talking about how to move mindfully through this holiday season all during this holiday season. Join me for today's thoughts!  And here is the link to the article I wrote on LinkedIn about this very topic! https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/its-most-wonderful-time-year-erin-taylor
08:52
November 25, 2019
Ep 404 Can you see the true magnificence of your child?
In this episode, we look at verse 25 of The Parents Tao te Ching, which is so timely for this upcoming holiday season. Join me for some inspiration!
05:22
November 21, 2019
Ep 403 Connecting with your kids in the kitchen with Katie Kimball
I loved chatting with Katie Kimball in today's interview. She is FULL of ideas on how we can connect with our kids in the kitchen. In this episode, we talk about all the different life lessons kids can learn in the kitchen.  Here is Katie's website if you'd like to learn more about what she does - https://kidscookrealfood.com/ And here is the link to the adorable video of her children in the kitchen that we talked about - https://kidscookrealfood.com/pizza/
22:21
November 20, 2019
Ep 402 You can still up-level even when you work hard to parent well
In today's episode, I share a story that happened between me and my daughter and how surprised I was at what I needed to do as a result. Join me! 
07:54
November 19, 2019
Ep 401 Mindfulness on Monday (MOM) JOYFULLY experiencing this holiday season
In this episode, I encourage you to re-evaluate all that you will do over the next two months. There IS a way to make this time of year wonderful and joyful, and in this episode, I share some of the ways you can do just that. Join me!
09:09
November 18, 2019
Ep 400 Pursuing your dreams, part 1
In today's episode, I have a special guest with me - my husband! This is actually a live conversation we recorded, and it's been several months, so we were really excited to share this update with you. Join us!
16:15
November 15, 2019
Ep 399 Agendas - yours or theirs?
In this episode, we look at verse 24 of The Parents Tao te Ching, where it talks about whether we are raising children with our own agendas and whether that is actually helping them. Join me!
07:11
November 14, 2019
Ep 398 Why negotiating can be a good thing
In this episode, I talk about why you should give serious consideration to negotiating with your child, as there may be hidden benefits you never even considered. Join me! 
09:51
November 12, 2019
Ep 397 No mixed messages
In today's episode, I look at verse 23 of The Parents Tao te Ching, where it looks at how we can avoid sending our children mixed messages and instead truly lean into who we are so that we can be the best role models for them. Join me! 
08:13
November 7, 2019
Ep 396 Become INDISTRACTABLE with Nir Eyal
I am super-excited to share with you today's episode, where I interviewed Nir Eyal, author of Indistractable. I only promote books that I personally have read and loved and this one is no exception! Nir and I talk about some really vital topics in this interview. If you are interested in getting more out of your life, you definitely don't want to miss this! You can check our Nir's book here. Here is Nir's schedule tool he mentioned. Here is Nir's distraction guide. And here is an article Nir wrote on habits vs. routines. 
43:41
November 5, 2019
Ep 395 Mindfulness on Monday (MOM) When we get overwhelmed and overstressed
In today's episode, I share with you how I have recently veered off my path of mindfulness and self-care and the realizations I made along the way. I hope this inspires you to look at what you might need to do to care for your self. Join me!
11:20
November 4, 2019
Ep 394 - Snow days - love 'em or hate 'em?
In this throwback to episode 23 of Maximizing Life in the Middle, we talk about snow days and how to manage them successfully when you have kiddos. I also share one of my words for 2018 - FUN - and why I chose it!
14:32
November 1, 2019
Ep 393 Your greatest legacy
In today's episode, we look at verse 22 of The Parents Tao te Ching. You don't have to hide your mistakes, failures and mess-ups from your kids. In fact, they may be the most important thing you show them. Join me to learn more!
07:02
October 31, 2019
Ep 392 You are a bigger influence than you think
I often work with parents who are trying to be such a big influence in their children's lives. But when the desire to be an influence comes from a place of fear and unworthiness, it causes inevitable tension and power struggles between parent and child. Parents, I am here to tell you that you are a bigger influence on your children than you can possibly imagine, and you don't have to push your own agenda on your children in order to be that influence. Join me to find out more!
06:50
October 29, 2019
Ep 391 Mindfulness on Monday (MOM) Give yourself a pat on the back
This episode is for all the moms out there. Too often, I hear moms beating themselves up for times when they fall short, and don't meet their own expectations. Moms - today, instead of lamenting all the times you messed up, I want you to take a moment to celebrate all the times you got it right and showed up the way you want to show up in your live. This is the way that we continue to move forward and become more of who it is we are meant to be. Join me to celebrate, won't you?
03:53
October 28, 2019
Ep 390 Checking in on my way to LA!
This week has been quite busy for me, with two airplane trips to different cities. I wanted to pop in and say Hi to you all while I am sitting in the airport waiting for my next flight to LA. Join me!
02:30
October 18, 2019
Ep 389 Raising our kids to be kind
In this episode, I talk about something beautiful I witnessed at my son's soccer game this weekend. It illustrates what REALLY matters. Join me!
08:11
October 15, 2019
Ep 387 Mindfulness on Monday (MOM) How are you showing up?
How are you showing up in your life?  In this MOM episode, I talk about why it is important for you to look at how you do. Join me!
07:24
October 14, 2019
Ep 386 The hidden mystery of your child's being
In today's episode, I reviewed verse 21 of The Parents Tao te Ching, The Hidden Mystery of Their Being. Join me!
05:41
October 10, 2019
Ep 385 Is your child anxious? Check this out!
I am VERY excited to announce to you that my new course, Destination Peace is live! Tune in to hear more about it and find out if it might help YOU! You can also visit this link to find out more! 
06:20
October 8, 2019
Ep 384 Mindfulness on Monday (MOM) Be the observer of your life
In this episode, I talk about how you can be not only the participant, but the observer in your life. Curious about how? Join me!
08:41
October 7, 2019
Ep 383 Maximize by minimizing!
In this throwback to episode 22 of Maximizing Life in the Middle, we talked about the power of decluttering to help clear out your physical and mental space to achieve your goals and dreams. Join us!
27:52
October 4, 2019
Ep 382 Model honesty for your children
Today, we look at verse 20 of The Parents Tao te Ching. Join me!
08:19
October 3, 2019
Ep 381 Surviving in the midst of chaos!
In this episode, I share my last two days and why I have not had time to create episodes for the last two days. Sometimes, life gets like that, right? Some of the chaos we can reduce, but there is no way to completely eliminate it. Life happens, right? But it's how we respond when chaos happens that makes all the difference. Join me to hear more!
13:49
October 2, 2019
Ep 380 A new plan for a new year
This episode is a throwback to episode 21 of Maximizing Life in the Middle. Even though this is a little bit early, the new year is a great time to re-evaluate where you are and where you are going. This year, we decided to try a different approach to staying committed to our goals and we wanted to share it with you here!
32:44
September 27, 2019
Ep 379 Do you see what's inside your child's heart?
In this episode, we review verse 19 of The Parents Tao te Ching. Join us!
04:58
September 26, 2019
Ep 378 Children can be SO different - can we see it?
In this episode, I share a story about how two of my children are vastly different and what that requires of me to be able to meet them where they are.  I hope this gives you some ideas in your own parenting!
08:50
September 25, 2019
Ep 377 The power of surrender as a parent
In today's episode, I share a triumphant moment one of my colleagues had with her toddler. She made a HUGE realization in the moment, shifted and realized remarkable results. Join me to hear more! 
10:33
September 24, 2019
Ep 376 Mindfulness on Monday (MOM) Finding joy in the stress and chaos
In this episode, I share how we moved through a very hectic week last week. I hope that you find some nuggets of wisdom in here to help you through your challenging, stressful times! Join me!
09:00
September 23, 2019
Ep 375 Do you know your child's natural virtues?
In this episode, we review verse 19 of The Parents Tao te Ching. This is an important reminder, so please join me! 
08:59
September 19, 2019
Ep 374 How does your child keep track of their schedule in school?
Our school did away with agendas this school year. In today's episode, I talk about my thoughts regarding how my son will manage his schedule and his due dates now. Join me, and if you have something that works in your school, I'd love to hear about it! 
09:21
September 18, 2019
Ep 373 The FIRST step you can take to help your anxious child
Raising a child who is anxious is a challenge to be sure. In this episode, I share the very first step you can and must take in order to help your child. Join me! 
08:01
September 17, 2019
Ep 372 Mindfulness on Monday (MOM) Be the observer of your life
In today's episode, I talk about this one concept that can be extremely powerful to reducing your triggers, or at least reducing acting on your triggers. Join me! 
05:56
September 16, 2019
Ep 371 Holidays and Triggers
In this throwback to episode 20 of Maximizing Life in the Middle, we talked about the upcoming holidays and being triggered and how they both tie together. To continue t