The 6570 Family Project show

The 6570 Family Project

Summary: If you are a parent of a tween, teen or somewhere on the way, this is exactly the place for you! This is the playground for parents who want to raise their kids with intention, strength and joy to come and hear all the discussions, get all the tactics and have lots of laughs along the way! We will dive into the real challenges in raising kids today and how to show up as parents AND teach your kids to show up as members of the family and individuals in the world. My name is Nellie Harden. Big city girl turned small town, front porch, iced tea sippin’ momma who loves igniting transformation in the hearts and minds of families by helping them build Self-Led Discipline™ and Leadership to elevate the family experience and set the kids up with a rock solid foundation they can launch their life on all before they even leave home!

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 The Power of Touch In Parenting | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 24:38

There are “touchy” people and “non-touchy” people, but the fact is physical contact is important in the human experience, and diving in and getting curious about how we feel about touch is important. So often the aversions are from childhood traumas and dramas and exploring the emotional healing is just as important, and probably more so than the physical healing. This week we dive into all the ways you can use touch as a parent to help convey your love, understanding, and support even during the hard conversations.

 Meal Prepping, Picky Eaters & Grocery Shopping in Today’s World with guest Kristy Baranovskis | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 44:59

Have you wondered how to do ALL of the things you need to and are expected to do as a parent and still have time to put anything on the table that isn’t prepackaged fast food? Finding time for real food is a challenge and, in this episode, Kristy gives us the 5 tips on how to meal prep without breaking your money or time budget. And, because we are living when we are, I wanted to touch on how to get and stay in your wellness when the grocery store shelves are sparse, and the prices are astronomical. Listen in for some all-around amazing tips and tricks for your family when it comes to food, including those picky eaters!

 Bring Your Mess Into The Light | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 20:58

Life can feel like an arena. In parenting and in teen and tween life especially. Getting up and ready to face the challenges every day. In your arena you have 3 seats that are always taken up: Scarcity, Comparison and Shame. In this episode I walk through how these three “gremlins” show up in our arenas and what you can do about them!

 Tantrums to Talking with Toddlers to Teens with Guest Jill Urbane | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 38:52

Toddlers get a bad rap. They are opinionated, not in control of emotions or their bodies and they always WANT things, right? Yes, but what can we do to help them, and ourselves as parents, through this process? Nellie and Jill have an in depth discussion here about the Secret Sauce of communicating with your toddlers and how 93% of what we communicate is not in words, but in tone and body language. And, just to let you know, it doesn’t stop here. Middle and high school spirals back to a lot of what you experience in these toddler years, so no matter how old your child is, this is an episode to tune into and take notes!

 10 Reasons Why It Is Important To Have Multi-Generational Relationships For Your Kids | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 19:57

Having friends outside of your typical peers can be some of the more rewarding and I want to share the top 10 reasons why, as a parent, it is beneficial to have your child be friends with all generations from the young to the very mature. How does it affect your parenting? Your child? Their future? Tune in for this quick, but impactful episode!

 Seeing Beyond The Disabilities to the Possibilities with Guest Dr.Dawn Menge | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 37:44

A person is a person before they are autistic or labeled with a severe developmental delay. Dr.Dawn Menge is a teacher and author with decades of experience in the world of special needs and has spent her life helping families help their children become the best version of themselves despite the hurdles and challenges. Going to the movies, to a restaurant, making an income, and traveling and learning are all still accessible and possible and in this conversation, we dive into the resilience needed by the team of parent, child, and teacher, admin, support therapies and more. This is a must-listen for everyone because being aware, being respectful, and being informed to see people as people will only shape the world into a better place.

 How To Prepare & Have Difficult Conversations With Your Kids | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 24:21

Difficult conversations are a staple of parenting teens and tweens. You can try to avoid them, but the efforts are futile and if you do happen to be able to avoid them then you miss out on the biggest guiding moments you have with your children. But, WHAT can we do when emotions are high, voices are loud, accusations are running around the room like 2 year olds on a sugar high? In this episode we go through 5 easy to remember points in order to prepare and have these conversations and walk away with an action plan to move whatever the situation is… forward!

 The Role of Money in Childhood with Guest Catherine Thomas-Humphreys | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 43:59

In this episode, Catherine and Nellie go on a journey through the practical and emotional side of money and the role it plays in the past, present, and future of the family. How to set goals and give them emotional anchors to help them get done and how to involve the kids in financial affairs because money is not just an “adult thing”. Money is something adults need to know how to manage, make, keep and grow and our kids are adults in the making!

 What To Do With Your Child And World Threats | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 26:43

The threats to our world are real and the conversations your kids are having in the school cafeterias, on text chains, at athletic games are real too. There is real fear, real instability and real questions stirring in them and it can be very hard to figure out how to parent and guide during these times. On this episode I will go through a checklist of 5 things you can do to make sure you are staying on course to help your child and family through this and other world events. Be sure to come and take notes!

 Reflections of Motherhood and Building Forward with Guest Kelly Bermingham | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 39:58

In this episode, Nellie and Kelly travel through parenthood in a rear-view mirror. Kelly has already raised her son now and realized there were some things she would have done differently if she were to do it again. She has turned this into a passion for moms in helping them destress, build healthy boundaries, and show up as their authentic selves. In this discussion, we talk about giving your child room to explore, fail and learn and how they are the groundwork for what is to come in life.

 Bullying is a 2 Sided Self-Esteem Coin Problem | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 31:32

Those bullying are struggling with self-esteem. The victims of bullying are struggling with self-esteem. There is even another perspective that is, you guessed it, struggling with self-esteem. What would happen if we were able to be curious about all of these perspectives and ask the questions that are going to lead to discussions and resolutions? The life of middle and high schoolers today is not a straight path. The emotions, hormones, brain function, and circumstances are always shifting and unpredictable. So, would it be nice to help them grow predictable self-confidence?

 Bring Dinner Time to Life with Guest Linda Lederman | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 39:37

In this episode Nellie and Linda go beyond the meal planning and mundane feeling so many parents get with dinner time and find the magic in it. Linda Lederman is a genius when it comes to how to bring a family together, and actually look forward to meals together each night, with loads of laughing, conversation and good food! About the Guest: (bio, personal links, resource links) Linda’s cooking skills were so bad, her own family banned her from cooking when she was a teen. Happily, her skills have dramatically improved. She now has over 1000 cookbooks, is a graduate of Rouxbe Cooking School and the Institute of Integrative Nutrition and has countless cooking courses from the International Culinary Center and Natural Gourmet Institute under her belt. She is a kitchen confidence coach and owner of Balaboosta’s Secret where she helps busy moms with meal planning, prep and cooking lessons as well as coaches them on how to serve their delicious dinners with side dishes of games and clever conversations with their family. Stress free cooking tips for maximum flavor, fun and yum. She can be found at, on Facebook at Easy Weeknight Dinners for Busy Moms as well as on Instagram @balaboostas.secret. About the Host: (bio, personal links, resource links) Nellie Harden is a wife of 20+ years, mom to 4 teen/tween daughters, dreamer, adventurer, servant, multipreneur, forever student and a devoted teacher, but her ride-or-die passion is her work as a Family Life Coach & Mentor. Coming from a career background in marine mammal sciences, behavioral work and a host of big life experiences, both great and not some not so great, she decided that designing a life of purpose and freedom was how she and her husband, along with their 4 daughters, wanted to live. Her work and passions exist in the realms of family and parent mentorship because she believes that a family filled with creativity, fun, laughter, challenge, adventure, problem-solving, hugs, good food and learning can not only change a person’s life but is the best chance at positively changing the world. She help families build Self-Led Discipline™ & Leadership Into their homes, set their children up for a wildly successful life on their terms and elevates the family experience with big joy, palpable peace and every day growth! With a lifelong passion and curiosity in thought, choice, behavior and growth she has found incredible joy in helping families shift perspective, find answers and a path forward. (Nellie has been coaching families for over 10 years and has degrees in Biology, Animal Behavior and Psychology. ) LINKS: 6570 Family Challenge- https://www, Website- Online Community- Instagram- Facebook- Thanks for listening! Thanks so much for listening to our podcast! If you enjoyed this episode and think that others could benefit from listening, please share it using the social media buttons on this page. Do you have some feedback or questions about this episode? Leave a comment in the section below! Subscribe to the podcast If you would like to get automatic updates of new podcast episodes, you can subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher. You can also subscribe in your favorite podcast app. Leave us an Apple Podcasts review Ratings and reviews from our listeners are extremely valuable to us and greatly appreciated. They help our podcast rank higher on Apple Podcasts, which exposes our show to more awesome listeners like you. If you have a minute, please leave an honest review on Apple Podcasts.

 Guardrails on Technology are a MUST! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 22:55

How do you feel when the electricity goes out and you can’t get on any electronic devices? I feel pretty… awesome! OMGoodness! It is the best thing when I can’t do anything because I just can’t. Nature looks sweeter, family is more in tune, less arguing, funnier jokes! In this episode I go over what the #1 thing is that over 40 families around the world have said is their obstacle in raising teens and tweens THIS year and the BIG QUESTION begging to be asked! Listen, share and enjoy!

 Redefining Education with guest Dana Kaplan | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 47:05

This conversation transcends the walls between family and educational life and will move you to look at your children, family, and self in a different, more loving, and accepting way. Dana is truly a gem of wisdom when it comes to illuminating the should’s vs. the is’s and finding the beauty in them. Listen and share this unique discussion on the importance of emotional intelligence in our educational mindset.

 The Power of the Written Word for Your Kids! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 23:14

When you write something down it changes. It is no longer an ambiguous cloud, but a concrete idea with sides, corners and it is real. Using this simple method of having your child write things out can slow down time, zoom in on an issue or explore an area begging to be investigated. In this episode, I will tell you exactly how to get this simple and profoundly effective tool going in your home.


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