Emily Gaudreau's How To Raise A Maverick show

Emily Gaudreau's How To Raise A Maverick

Summary: How to Raise a Maverick is a daily parenting podcast that supports and inspires the movement to parent kids that know how to work, have grit, show empathy. Emily Gaudreau interviews the top independent thinkers, entrepreneurial parents, and family experts. How to Raise a Maverick is for anyone with kids in their life that wants to see them grow into happy, resilient people that work their butts off and do the right thing. This Podcast was created for YOU, if you’re co-parenting, a single parent, a foster parent, a mom, dad, grandparent, teacher, counselor or youth pastor. If you’re looking for simple actionable advice for really difficult situations while you drive, work-out or take a break Emily will have it for you. Each episode gives you unique tools and resources that will no doubt change the way you engage with your kids. Listening to How to Raise a Maverick will prepare you for ANYTHING kids can throw at you. Parenting is a crazy job don’t do it without the experts.

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 169: Street Smarts: 3 Universal Laws of Survival | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 29:38

The Gut, The Eyes and the Plan By the age of 25, I had worked lived and traveled all over the world. Most of the places I ended up were also on the list of countries American should stay away from due to political unrest. I was often alone and not once was I hurt.  Why?  Well in this episode I will share with you the three things that I was taught as a kid to stay safe. My lessons were taught in the mountains but they are universal laws that everyone should know.  Tune in and let me know what you th

 168: Allowance and Kids with John Lanza | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 38:42

One of the very more important skills you can teach your kids is money management.  In the U.S parents give 41 billion dollars but only 53% of the parents are giving any allowance at all.  John Lanza is expert of how, when and why we should be using allowance to get our kids ready for the real world  The Art of Allowance is Lanza's latest book guides parents on how to instill money smart skills with the use of allowance 

 167: Sex Positive Parenting, Raising Children of the Light | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 31:08

The practical side of sex-positive parenting means that you ... Start from a very early age talking about the sexual anatomy (including the external female anatomy) using the correct medical names. Being very matter of fact and relaxed when the kids have questions about sex. Talk about it like you would talk pizza .... check out this GREAT TED talk.... https://www.ted.com/talks/al_vernacchio_sex_needs_a_new_metaphor_here_s_one   Be positive, NOT complex.

 166: Kids that Mouth Off, Positive Discipline | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 23:36

How do you get those sassy kids to stop mouthing off? There are 4 reasons kids will talk back and you must sort out which of the four they are in order really nip that sassiness in the bud.

 165: Bonus Back To School Episode | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 20:06

2 great things!! Kids are heading back to school AND if you are going to be in Colorado August 18th and 19th we are doing a crazy fun Mini- Maverick Photoshoot. You get amazing portraits of your kids taken by "yours truly" and All the money goes to educating single moms on how to keep three kids safe from sexual abuse. Spots are VERY limited! So book them now!!! https://calendly.com/emilygaudeau/photosession

 164: Book Review of Ellen Gendelmen's, 'When Ice Cream is Not Enough'. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 27:20

Ellen Gendelman's book 'When Ice Cream is Not Enough' does NOT try to convert you to some crazy way of parenting. It does not try to convince you that our future generation is ruined because of your bad parenting skills. It actually does not tell you what to think at all! Refreshing right!

 162: LT. Col. Dave Grossman, Medical Influence on Crime Stats, Sleep Deprivation & the Myth of Killers | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 42:56

The Truth Behind Video Games The United States is the only industrialized country that does not have regulations on the sale of violent video games to minors. How has this fact affected the homicide in the United States? Well, you might have guessed... it's not good.

 161: Girls Leadership, Kim O'Malley | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 31:45

Kim O'Malley is the powerhouse here in Colorado running and spreading the word of the Girls Leadership Programs. She lets us in on the amazing work these women are doing across the country to help girls and their caregivers refine their EQ (emotional quotient).

 160: Narcissistic Kids and Adults | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 41:19

How do you deal with Narcissistic behavior in kids? Or perhaps your partner or what if you are are the one with narcissistic tendencies. Dr. Ramani walks us through what to do and not to do when you one of these tricky personalities in your life.  Https://howtoraiseamaverick.com/donate http://www.doctor-ramani.com

 159: Lazy Moms Manifesto | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 09:09

10 ways to do less so your kids can be more.

 158: 4 Myths About Sexual Abuse | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 32:27

Myth #1: Telling kids how they were "made" is a good way to explain the 'Birds and the Bee's'. Myth #2: "We use anatomically correct names for private parts..." Myth #3 - I'm fine; I have heard everything I need to know from friends who have taken body safety courses. Myth #4 - It's too early (the kids are too young) or it's too late (the kids are too old).  

 157: Discipline Tools: Positive Time Out for Kids and Parents | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 24:43

Hot Head Mom to Calm, Cool and Collected.

 156: Part 2 Medication for Mental Disorders, Natural Consequences, Pros, and Cons | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 33:52

Part 2: How to get tested to see if you will become violent or suicidal before taking medication that could cause involuntary intoxication. Then we talk about discipline and natural consequences. The pros and cons.

 155: Psychoactive Medication: What Parents Need to Know | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 33:27

 Selma Eikelenboom-Schieveld is M.D and a medical forensic expert who is examining the relationship between psychoactive medication (treating anxiety disorders and depression) and involuntary intoxication (which can lead to suicide, homicide and extreme violence). WOW is all I can say! If you listen to ANY of our episodes it needs to be this one. Consider it a public service announcement!!! 

 154: Changing Youth Sports w/ John O'Sullivan, Kids, Coaches and Parents | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 38:28

When Did Youth Sports Stop Being Fun? Screaming parents, crying kids, and frazzled coaches. You don't have to look far to find parents that take their kid's soccer/ baseball/football game WAY to serious.


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