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Mama Says Namaste Podcast

Release Date: 06/02/2017

Part 3: Ingredients for Intimacy show art Part 3: Ingredients for Intimacy

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This is Part 3 of our "Recipe for a Light-Hearted Relationship." As we start to lay down specific "ingredients" to a light-hearted relationship batter, these 5 key things are what we believe are essential. This week, we share the top five requirements for a light-hearted relationship with your most intimate partner. Your homework is to go shopping and ensure each of them are qualities you are actively stepping into in your relationship. And next week, we'll wrap it up with the instructions to make it sing.

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The Language of Love is more subtle than you think show art The Language of Love is more subtle than you think

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As we build up to our Recipe for a Lasting and Light-Hearted Relationship, we're stepping into Part 2: the language of love! 

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Recipe for a Light-hearted Relationship (Pt 1): Relationship Triggers show art Recipe for a Light-hearted Relationship (Pt 1): Relationship Triggers

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What lightens your heart vs. hardening it? Have you looked at what relationship triggers may be setting you off into reaction mode, or not bringing out your best self at home? 

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Skillset or Mindset? show art Skillset or Mindset?

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Which is more important - your skillset, or your mindset? While you probably know the answer to this already, we share three key strategies to position yourself for the ultimate success. 

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5 Minimalist Parenting Tips show art 5 Minimalist Parenting Tips

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Minimalism isn't just eliminating toys - that isn't the point. It's filtering out the "noise" in our lives to focus on what is truly important. And "noise" can be things, but can also be over-scheduled, maxed out living. 

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Reframing the Reframing the "Quickie"

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And before you think this is an episode for the bedroom, it's way beyond that. Even a quick, intentional connection can have a lasting effect, and the more we can get comfortable with short bursts of joy in life, the more recharged we are for the long haul! 

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Should We Force Children To Learn? show art Should We Force Children To Learn?

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In our world of unschooling, we believe in delight-led learning, and the functional education model of learning as we live life together. So what if our kids want to just watch TV and eat chips all day? Do we allow it? Do we force our kids to step it up, or just cross our fingers and hope they muster up some work ethic on their own?

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The Poker Face of Parenting show art The Poker Face of Parenting

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Are you simply a cheerleader for your child, or are you coaching them through life? Coaching them means not telling them the answers but bringing to their awareness the tools they can use to help them navigate what comes their way. Navigating disappointment, sadness, messing up and anger are realities of life we will all face. Is your child prepared with tools to cope and move forward?

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Watch Your Language show art Watch Your Language

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Do you really talk with your family, or are you more likely to talk at, over or for them? How do you really talk to kids in a way that equips them with the tools to find their own voice vs. being an echo of ours?

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Are You Not Entertained??! show art Are You Not Entertained??!

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Have you had those moments where your kids come up to you and say the dreaded words, "I'm bored", and you're looking at all of the things to entertain them all around? 

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Have you ever walked into your home and you felt there were a bunch of crazy aliens around you just flat didn't get?

I am an authenticity enthusiast.

I coach and educate families on understanding their personality styles and how the uniqueness in each of us strengthens all of us.

Ashley takes families from surviving to thriving by helping them uncover how "the uniqueness in each of us strengthens all of us". She guides parents through identifying their strengths - and also their triggers - to live with intention and not simply reaction to the chaos of an ever-growing family.  

Traveling, Unschooling mama of three, focused on authenticity, awareness, personality styles and embracing love in the present moment.

Find out more about Ashley and Mama Says Namaste

 

I referenced quite a few links and resources in this first blog, so I wanted to post them all here.  And yes, if I have an affiliate link, I am using it - but I won’t share anything I don’t personally find benefit from!

Unschooling - if you want to learn all about it, including checking out the blog series that will be made into a podcast series, go to the Mama Says Namaste Education Page

Social Media Marketing World- the best conference for social media networking anywhere!

The Fire-Starter Sessions by Danielle LaPorte - a huge catalyst for positive change in my life, and where this blog post on my word, AWE, came from.  (And my word for 2017: FOCUS)

My father’s business is www.48Days.com where “We release dreams into purposeful, and profitable work...in 48 days

Our travels were started by our trip to Costa Rica.  Here are our tips on “How To Travel When You Can’t Afford It

The Facebook Group that really gave us our confidence to RV full-time was the FullTimeFamilies Group.  It’s free to join, and then they have a paid membership which is where they host rallies, have discounted programs, and you really get to connect with friends. 

I talked about being fearless, not reckless

And finally, here is the link to our AirBnB if you ever want to visit Nashville, TN!

 

 *Podcast music by the awesome Renee & Jeremy who cover "Put a Little Love In Your Heart" by Jackie DeShannon.  Props to both of them for this beautiful rendition that epitomizes what I want for families!