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Emily Gaudreau How To Raise A Maverick

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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Mar 6, 2020

In keeping with the spirit of not getting medical advice from Facebook, we brought in the excellent Jacqueline Jones, MD, to share her wisdom about the Coronavirus and what we can do to navigate the medical system effectively with our kids and adult children.   In this episode, you'll learn: How to get a free 15-minute coaching session with me (Emily) Where to find the free DIGITAL-LOCKDOWN guide  Meet the wonderful Jaqueline Jones, MD Author of  Medical Parenting  The facts about the Coronavirus and why you don't need to worry Kids are oddly not impacted by the Coronavirus  What forms you need o have in place for your kids over the age of 18, so you can be in the hospital with them. How to set your nanny or caregiver up, so they're able to care for your child. Please take pictures of the forms and keep them on your phone so you have them when you need them. The #1 things parents do that drive proportions crazy. Keep kids in a warm moist environment to keep their nose healthy and prevent ear infections. Order Dr. Jones Book Medical Parenting at www.Medicalparenting.com 

Feb 13, 2020

When it comes to raising kids that understand the value of money and know how to save, give and spend like a boss... John Lanza the author of the Art of Allowance and the Money Mammals will show you how. This is the second time we've had John Lanza on the show and I'm telling you that you will want to tune into this one for sure!

Jan 28, 2020

Fact: 1 in 5 girls are sexually abused. Fact: most will never get anywhere close to healing the complex layers of trauma. In this bonus episode, Myhriah Young shares her incredible story of extraordinary healing with us. https://www.myhriahyoung.com/

Jan 1, 2020

It is officially 2020! And OH MY GOODNESS am I excited. I want to give everyone a little bit more than just a "goal setting" episode, cause gosh we all know about how to set goals.  Kelly Pietrangeli is the Queen Bee when it comes to helping people live their best life. So if you love the that New Years' feeling of getting a fresh start, your gonna love Kelly! In this episode, you will learn: How to effectively reflect on the past year. You'll learn about Kellys "word of the year" method. I can't want to hear everyone's 2020 words! And what Kelly Wheel of LIfe, Project Me and Project We are.  Click here to check out all the free resources Kelly has to help you have the best life possible. Listen to the previous episode we did with Kelly last year! 

Nov 22, 2019

Dr. Heather Maquire shares her wisdom on how to stop defiance from kids before it starts. In the episode, you'll learn how to:

1. Catch your kids being good.

2. Teach them how to respectfully negotiation skills.

3. Give them choices before they act out.

4. Get kids bought in on a reward system Check out her free guide to using an effective reward system.

Heather@prismbehavior.com @prismbehavior http://www.prismbehavior.com http://www.prismbehavior.com/freeguide http://www.prismbehavior.com/podcast

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Nov 1, 2019

Does it feel like you're always battling with your kids? Ann Kaplan is a fantastic, straight-shooting parenting coach that knows all too well about the power struggles that can happen when you're raising your little Mavericks. In this episode, you will learn the three elements to getting toning down the battles. 1. It takes two to tango! How to drop the rope and stop prevent the fight in the first place. 2. Make it more rewarding NOT to push away from you. 3. You can make the drive to push you away work to your advantage. Click here to get Ann's 'Getting Kids To Listen' free guide bit.lymomaguide or https://www.mommeexperience.com/freeguide https://www.mommeexperience.com/ To register for my free video mini-course "Powerful, Predator Repellant" click here http://emily-gaudreau.mykajabi.com/shop Let us know how these tips worked for you! All the best, Emily

Oct 25, 2019

Link to Quiz: https://howtoraiseamaverick.com/quiz Have a picky eater? I do! That's why I brought Jessica Gust on to share her wisdom on how we get these picky little buggers to eat.  In this episode, you will learn: Why we should label foods good or bad. How we might be putting too much pressure on the kids while thinking that we are just trying to encourage them.  And when we might have more than just a picky eater and when to call a professional like Jessica to help us out. She has great resources on her website and a few listed here below.  www.elementnutritionco.com  (What to do when your picky toddler doesn't eat)  https://www.elementnutritionco.com/toddler-wont-eat-here-is-what-you-can-do/ Jessicas Free Resources: https://www.elementnutritionco.com/nutrition-freebies/ Her Instagram Link: https://www.instagram.com/elementnutrition.kids  She also has a Free Facebook Community. They have some great conversations there. She also has plans to do some videos coming up to help with significant issues (a bit more of an intimate setting). https://www.facebook.com/groups/encocommunity You can contact Jessica via Instagram DM or her contact page here: https://www.elementnutritionco.com/contact/

Oct 18, 2019

Kids out of control? Think you need to see a therapist? Well, Stacy Jagger is giving us a sneak peek at her most powerful tool to bringing peace back into homes. Here new book “30 Day Blackout” even gets a Thumbs up from Dr. Sears!

May 22, 2019

On December 1, 2017, Lou Apert along with the rest of the nation watched a video of her very pregnant daughter shooting up heroin in an Albuquerque alley. The video was recorded by a policeman who offered to adopt the baby. Lou gives us the raw unfiltered truth of what it is like to be the mother of an addict and how complex the opioid epidemic is. 

May 2, 2019

Every once in a blue moon I get the chance to work with a healer that is so good... it's scary. Leslie Huddart is one of those rare, gifted practitioners whose work transcends far beyond the mere definition of a healer. If you ever get a chance to work with her...DO IT! She does not disappoint! In this episode, you will learn...

What Acupuncture actually is. The layers of the body.New research about the Mitochondria having its own DNA that is circular and passed down from the mother.What trauma with a big T and a little t means.What to do when talk therapy stops working.

Apr 23, 2019

Sleep is a BIG deal! As parents this is ultra-magnified. What if you had sleep apnea and stopped breathing thousands of time during the night? The effects that would have on your physical health, mental health, and work productivity would be extreme, to say the least. Some of you already know what I'm talking about. It's estimated that 22 million Americans suffer from sleep apnea. That's a ton of people functioning at 1/4 of their full potential. What if we could drastically lower that number by simply paying attention to the way our kids breathe? Of course, you would need to do more than just watch them, you would need to take them to an Ear Nose and Throat specialist like Madan Kandula, MD. Who is doing groundbreaking work to change the statistics and help children and adults with the basic need to... breathe. But It all starts with having an awareness to recognize the symptoms.

Apr 18, 2019

Today on How To Raise a Maverick we're talking about the drinking culture. Not the drink culture of the younger generation, we are talk'n 'bout parents. If you know me personally I love a good cocktail. So when Lisa Boucher starting talking about "when kids see you use alcohol as a way to cope with life... it's not a great message." Uhhm OUCH!  I felt that one right in my "mommy needs a drink" tee shirt!Lisa who is a former alcoholic, the daughter of a formal alcoholic, mother of grown twin boys and has been helping folks with their struggles with substance abuse for 20 plus years... is calling for a "Wake Up!!" My favorite thing she said was "you can't raise a Maverick if you're a mess."#truthIf you enjoy a good mindset shift and wine... this is a good one for you! 

Mar 28, 2019

Grandparents are the BEST! Except when their not :) How to deal with those fun issues that pop up when the generations mix.

Mar 21, 2019

It's nothing to brag about... ( no.. ready it's not a good thing) but I have had more than a handful scary life experiences that I BARELY made it out by the skin of my teeth and a prayer! I share two of these close to the end of this episode. Yes, that is my way of saying you had better listen to the whole thing!! ;)Pete Canavan is no stranger to these crazy life events himself, not only physically but digitally. So he dishes the dirt on best practices in digital security and holding your (and your kids ) own if push comes to shove.

Mar 14, 2019

You may think what has this got to do with raising Mavericks???? And I say EVERYTHING!  In order for us to have healthy conversations about sex with the kids, we need to address our own sexual hang-ups.  If you are like me, I was raised in a Baptist Church which for better or worse it didn't set me to have a healthy sex life right out of the gate. To say the least :)... 

Mar 1, 2019

How the heck are we going to get these kids to hold their own "out there"?!? Before you think all is lost listen to what Mark C. Perna has to say about all of this! Not only has he written a best selling book 'Answering Why: Unleashing Passion, Purpose, and Performance in Younger Generations but he has made it his lives work to help parents like you and me, schools and employers. Showing us how to not only inspire but to also truly appreciate how incredible the younger generations they are.  Thank you for tuning in and if you want to find out more about Mark be sure to check out his website https://www.markcperna.com  where you will find great, free resources that will absolutely change the way interact with your kids and adult children. 

Feb 22, 2019

Parents LOVE to share photos of their kids. Kids are cute, funny and the grandparents want to see their every move.  But is there a price to pay for letting the world have access to our kid's images...(and if you share them on any social media site you are sharing them with the world).  YES!  Here are just a few ... 1. 50% of the images used on pedophilia sites are stolen from social media sites. Often they photoshopped into very sexual images. Uhhmm creepy! 2. Digital kidnapping. This is where someone decides that they like your child, create a profile using their name and either pretend to the child or parent in the comments. Don't believe me.. check out #littlegirlrp  (rp means Role Play, they are roleplaying that your kid is theirs) Many of the comments and tags are sexual and downright disturbing.  3. Digital DNA. This is a term that is now being used to describe your legacy and life online. Since facial recognition software is so commonly used now your child entire life will easily be searched by universities, employers and bullies alike. Let me know what you think... with me via our private Facebook page Maverick- Parents  Hugs,  Emily 

Feb 15, 2019

Ever wish your life was ...better? That a magic wand could be waved and the quality of your life goes up. I don't have a magic wand... but I do have an amazing woman that has the next closest thing. 'Project Me for Busy Mothers: A Practical Guide for Finding a Happier Balance' is Kelly Pietrangeli latest book and if you want a better life... GET THIS BOOK! http://myprojectme.com/ http://www.myprojectme.com/projectwe http://amzn.to/2sQfMDF

Jan 31, 2019

Have you ever felt that your child was different and feel desperate for help? 'My Child's Different' by Elaine Halligan is an absolute must-read for any parent that has a child that is ..well "different." Today Elaine gave us a handful of simple ways we as parents can change our OWN behaviors to help bring out the best in all of our kids. https://amzn.to/2sYwkbz

Jan 10, 2019

Trauma-informed care is the latest and greatest in child care and parenting. But what about the parents. What does self-care look like for us? https://howtoraiseamaverick.com

Dec 20, 2018

How to turn the volume down on Christmas. How to talk to kids about Santa and teaching unconditional love!

Dec 13, 2018

What does LSD have to do with understanding child development... apparently everything.

Dec 6, 2018

What to say to kids about weed now that it is legally in some states? I'll be sharing our family's life-altering experience in regard to weed that is not to be missed!

Nov 29, 2018

The author of Good Pictures Bad Pictures, Kristen Jenson shares with us the 2nd edition of her wonderful book. This book is loved in our home and I highly recommend it to anyone who has kids and understands the dangers of porn and protecting young minds.

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