All Podcast Episodes ⋆ Mama Says Namaste

All Podcast Episodes

Recipe for a Light-Hearted Relationship: Part 3 – Ingredients for Intimacy (Episode 221)
As we've been brewing on what the ingredients were for a light-hearted relationship, we started with some foundational elements. In[...]
Recipe for a Light-Hearted Relationship: Part 2 – Love Languages (Episode 220)
In this new series, my husband Nathan and I are digging into what really creates the recipe for a light-hearted[...]
Recipe for a Light-Hearted Relationship: Part 1 – Triggers (Episode 219)
What is the recipe for a truly light-hearted, healthy and loving relationship? As my husband and I discussed this on[...]
Which is More Important – Skillset or Mindset? (Episode 218)
Remember that old Kenny Rogers song, "The Gambler"? The main chorus talks about knowing when to hold your deck and[...]
5 Minimalist Parenting Tips (Episode 217)
Remember that old Kenny Rogers song, "The Gambler"? The main chorus talks about knowing when to hold your deck and[...]
Simplify Childhood: Quickies Aren’t Just In the Bedroom (Episode 216)
Remember that old Kenny Rogers song, "The Gambler"? The main chorus talks about knowing when to hold your deck and[...]
Do You Force Your Children To Learn? (Episode 215)
Remember that old Kenny Rogers song, "The Gambler"? The main chorus talks about knowing when to hold your deck and[...]
Know When To Hold ‘Em, Know When To Fold ‘Em… (Episode 214)
Remember that old Kenny Rogers song, "The Gambler"? The main chorus talks about knowing when to hold your deck and[...]
Watch Your Language – Are You Talking AT, FOR, or WITH Your Children? (Episode 213)
How do you talk to your kids? I've found that there can be many, many "conversations" in households where it's[...]
Are You NOT Entertained??!! (Episode 212)
How do we raise our children to lead and leave an impact in a positive way? In this episode, I[...]
Raising Good Humans: Four Tenets (Episode 211)
How do we raise our children to lead and leave an impact in a positive way? In this episode, I[...]
Do You Flow…Or Fester? (Episode 210)
Last week we talked about toxic behavior we all navigate in our lives. This week we take it a step[...]
Dealing With “Prickly” People and Toxicity (Episode 209)
Are you drained from dealing with difficult people in your life? Sometimes toxicity is here to stay - you have[...]
Unschooling in the Florida Keys (Episode 208)
Are you a Brussels sprout lover? I know, for me, I was a super picky eater when I was younger[...]
Rest and Reset…Daily (Episode 207)
Are you a Brussels sprout lover? I know, for me, I was a super picky eater when I was younger[...]
Are Teenagers Like Brussels Sprouts? (Episode 206)
Are you a Brussels sprout lover? I know, for me, I was a super picky eater when I was younger[...]
Real Connection In A Connected World – Navigating Screens as a Family (Episode 205)
When I was younger, I knew all my years of babysitting, teaching, camp counselor-ing and loving on kids had fully[...]
Parenting Decisions (Episode 204)
When I was younger, I knew all my years of babysitting, teaching, camp counselor-ing and loving on kids had fully[...]
The Secret Exercise Routine No One Is Talking About (Episode 203)
Have you experienced true cashflow in your life? Have you experienced abundance in your life, where you weren't feeling a[...]
Can I Afford It? Cashflow and Financial Savviness (Episode 202)
Have you experienced true cashflow in your life? Have you experienced abundance in your life, where you weren't feeling a[...]
How We Eased Into A Life We Don’t Escape From (Episode 201)
Wow, 201 episodes in, and this is a day to celebrate! 4 years ago today, the Mama Says Namaste podcast[...]
Lessons Learned After 200 Episodes (Episode 200)
I can't believe it - we're 200 episodes in with our podcast. That is 1, 400 days of getting a[...]
Decluttering with Tracy McCubbin (Episode 199)
How in the world do you really declutter and make it stay that way? Are you overwhelmed with the clutter[...]
Real Talk with an 8-Year-Old Unschooler (Episode 198)
Are you ready for some real talk with an 8-year-old unschooler? This week for both the podcast and this blog[...]
Full-time RVing as a Family (Episode 197)
What do you do when you have a dream that is out of reach, or you feel like your life[...]
Connected…or Codependent? (Episode 196)
What do you do when you have a dream that is out of reach, or you feel like your life[...]
Om and Namaste at Home (Episode 195)
This week's episode is positioned a little differently - I am going back to one of my core messages in[...]
The Unschooling Parent (Episode 194)
What do you do when you have a dream that is out of reach, or you feel like your life[...]
My Better Version – Mindfulness for Parents with Tatyana Souza (Episode 193)
What do you do when you have a dream that is out of reach, or you feel like your life[...]
What’s Left Unsaid – Nonverbal Cues (Episode 192)
What do you do when you have a dream that is out of reach, or you feel like your life[...]
Do You Have a FULL Life…or Simply A Busy One? (Episode 191)
What do you do when you have a dream that is out of reach, or you feel like your life[...]
Drama Doesn’t Make An Appointment (Episode 190)
What do you do when you have a dream that is out of reach, or you feel like your life[...]
3 Reasons You’re Feeling Stuck (Episode 189)
When you argue with your partner, what tends to be the common theme?  Is it screaming, hateful talk, or the[...]
My Soul Is Crying For Change (Episode 188)
When you argue with your partner, what tends to be the common theme?  Is it screaming, hateful talk, or the[...]
My Marriage is Slipping Away From Me (Episode 187)
When you argue with your partner, what tends to be the common theme?  Is it screaming, hateful talk, or the[...]
Shift Your Perspective Before Your Bank Account (Episode 186)
Before you move forward with finding that perfect job or getting that perfect amount in the bank account, we have[...]
Is Schooling Like Religion? (Episode 185)
How do you navigate the muddy post-covid waters of the educational world? How has homeschooling become like religion, nuanced and[...]
Creating Sexual Legacy – How to talk to your kids about the Birds and the Bees: Part 3 (Episode 184)
When do you have "the talk" with your kids? For many families, discussing the "birds and the bees" is something[...]
Moon-Cycle Wisdom – How to talk to your kids about the Birds and the Bees: Part 2 (Episode 183)
When do you have "the talk" with your kids? For many families, discussing the "birds and the bees" is something[...]
How to talk to your kids about the Birds and the Bees: Part 1 (Episode 182)
When do you have "the talk" with your kids? For many families, discussing the "birds and the bees" is something[...]
Shaking Off The Dirt with Michael Arterberry (Episode 181)
This week is another podcast interview complete with video! The summarized transcript is below, along with being able to listen[...]
What’s Your Word? (Episode 180)
Feeling in a bit of a funk lately? Are you questioning if there is any end in sight? Well there[...]
Have Life Seasons Got You Stuck In A Funk? (Episode 179)
Feeling in a bit of a funk lately? Are you questioning if there is any end in sight? Well there[...]
The Wonderful Truth About Santa (Episode 178)
It's the week of Christmas, I know Santa is on the minds of many children all over the world! How[...]
Minimalist Gifts For Maximum Impact (Episode 177)
Are you dreaming of only the most minimalist gifts...but have a clutter-loving family you know goes overboard for the holidays?[...]
Navigating toxic behavior (Episode 176)
How do you navigate role conflict in your home? Has one partner become the "emotional manager" for the family, while[...]
Emotional Labor – Who Takes Care of What? (Episode 175)
How do you navigate role conflict in your home? Has one partner become the "emotional manager" for the family, while[...]
Family Culture, Boundaries and More with Jodi Chaffee (Episode 174)
Every family has a culture...whether by design, or by default. I have a special guest with me this week who[...]
Behind the Scenes – Hurricanes, Houses and Hair (Episode 173)
What is the distinction between feeling good and feeling fulfilled? Oftentimes our pursuit of feeling good can miss that very[...]
Feeling Good…or Fulfilled? (Episode 172)
What is the distinction between feeling good and feeling fulfilled? Oftentimes our pursuit of feeling good can miss that very[...]
Feeling Anxious? (Episode 171)
On this day, November 4, 2020, there are many people feeling a wee bit anxious over what news we will[...]
Food Battle Part 2: Sugar and Restaurants! (Episode 170)
Last week the Mama Says Namaste podcast covered the family food battle at home...but what about going out to eat[...]
The Family Food Battle (Episode 169)
I was talking to my brother this week and he was asking for some new ideas for meals to make[...]
3 Steps For A Family Team (Episode 168)
Are you trying to keep afloat in a child-centered home? When you think of your family, do you consider them[...]
How Do I Bond With My Child? (Episode 167)
It is here - our first of the "Ask Me Anything" podcasts! This week we address the question, "How do[...]
Why a Family Road Trip? (Episode 166)
Have you ever considered an epic family road trip? Nathan and I reflect on our why behind taking a family[...]
Juliet Talks Feelings: Wisdom from an 8-year-old (Episode 165)
How do you recharge on a regular basis…or, do you just cram it all in to that 2-week vacation and[...]
How To Recharge Beyond Vacation (Episode 164)
 How do you recharge on a regular basis…or, do you just cram it all in to that 2-week vacation and[...]
The Secret To Active Listening (Episode 163)
 We've been focusing in on having a connected conversation with our children - and beyond - and this episode is[...]
It’s Not About The Strawberry Ice Cream (Episode 162)
How do you talk to your children? Do you talk with them...to them, or at them? Yes, having a connected[...]
How Do I Talk To My Kids? (And Beyond) Episode 161
How do you talk to your children? Do you talk with them...to them, or at them? Yes, having a connected[...]
5 Tips To Focus For Frazzled Families (Episode 160)
Peer pressure can definitely get a bad reputation. Typically what comes to mind is shaming, force, and negativity. However...sometimes a[...]
How Can I Get My Kids To Respect…and LIKE Me? (Episode 159)
Peer pressure can definitely get a bad reputation. Typically what comes to mind is shaming, force, and negativity. However...sometimes a[...]
Learning at Home The Socratic Way – Special Guest Samantha Jansky (Episode 158)
I've been fascinated by the Socratic method of learning for a long time, and it's been a natural thing to[...]
Trading Peer Pressure for “Productive Influence” (Episode 157)
Peer pressure can definitely get a bad reputation. Typically what comes to mind is shaming, force, and negativity. However...sometimes a[...]
Real Talk With 2 Homeschooling Mamas (Episode 156)
Sometimes it’s really helpful to hear what a day looks like in a homeschooling family. And, honestly, it looks like[...]
What to do about SCHOOL in 2020 (Episode 155)
At the top of many parent's minds right now is what the heck to do about school for their children[...]
Why Are Snakes In Our House? (Episode 154)
If you've been following our family Instagram, you've seen how snakes have entered our lives in a big way. As[...]
When the “Same Ole Marriage” Isn’t Working Anymore (Episode 153)
Have marriage woes gotten you down? Sometimes we can get so stuck into routine or reaction mode we fall into[...]
Self-Love, or Self-Sabotage? (Episode 152)
So much of my coaching focuses on the relationships we have with others...however, at the core of it all, is[...]
Over Commitment: How (and why) to Say NO! (Episode 151)
Do you struggle with over commitment and saying no? This podcast episode is for you - on how to not[...]
The Steps For Emotional Resilience (Episode 150)
The term "emotional resilience" refers to the ability to adapt to stressful situations or crises. It's that ability to "bounce[...]
Namaste – On Truly Hearing Each Other (Episode 149)
After a brutal weekend of riots and more country upheaval, there is a demand to speak up against the violence.[...]
Making Decisions As A Family (Episode 147)
Making decisions as a family can always be tricky, especially the bigger the family (and the more opinions) you have[...]
6 Tips For Navigating Criticism (Episode 146)
How are you with navigating criticism? Do you immediately go on the defensive or take it as a blast to[...]
Mom-to-Mom with Joanne Miller: The 5 Pillars of Respect (Episode 145)
This episode airs the week of Mother's Day, so who better to talk to than my mama? I have a[...]
Plan. Pause. Plan. Repeat (Episode 144)
Well, there is only so long you can go on pause before you need to move forward again. So, how[...]
Money…Love…or Both? (Episode 143)
It’s time to talk money. And no, not from yet another data analyst, financial expert or business perspective. It’s time[...]
Feeling Inside Out and Upside Down? Feel All the Feels (Episode 141)
Even subtle losses in life can trigger a sense of grief. We're feeling all the feels at this present moment. Right[...]
Quarantine Boredom and Life Skills (Episode 140)
Quarantine boredom has set in, parents are getting frustrated, and...your kids are learning anyway. What can they learn that helps[...]
It’s the end of the world…as we know it (Episode 138)
Like everyone else, it’s hard to go on with times being “as normal” when we are in the midst of[...]
Tendencies, Unmet Expectations & Personality Clashes (Episode 137)
How do you respond to expectations? From your partner, your boss, even your parents? It’s amazing how our behavioral tendencies[...]
Serving Your Spouse (Episode 136)
Do you serve your spouse? The last two episodes we dug deep into what can lead to divorce, as well[...]
Bonus parents, step parents, and blended families (Episode 135)
Are you navigating a blended family? Let’s be clear – this isn’t just about when they are young – this[...]
6 Traits Destined For Divorce (Episode 134)
Do you feel you have a solid marriage? Do you see the good in your partner and feel supported in[...]
Company Is Coming! Your Survival Guide (Episode 133)
Have you had those moments, maybe during the holidays, when you were entertaining, hosting, and generally being “on” for an[...]
Costa Rica – The How, The Why, The What (Episode 132)
This week I had three different people ask me about our trip to Costa Rica, wanting to know tips and[...]
My Advice Is… (Episode 131)
What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever gotten? How exactly do you best give/receive advice? The answer may lie[...]
I Hate To Break It To Him… How to Communicate Effectively (Episode 130)
How do you communicate effectively? Think about this in your home and beyond. We talk a lot about personality styles[...]
Back To Basics – with Goals and Life! (Episode 129)
Did you start this year out with great intentions...and already feel the fizzle? It's time to get back to the[...]
What Is Your Word For The Year? (Episode 128)
What is your word for the year? It's 2020 - a new year, and time for a fresh start. It's[...]
Lots of Awesome: A Peek Into 2019 with the FieldTripGypsies (Episode 127)
I started this post intending to dive straight into our word/theme for the year, with a quick update on what[...]
Mama, Is Santa Claus really REAL? (Episode 126)
Now that the hoopla of Christmas has arrived and today is that magical day, many of you parents are getting[...]
5 Senses To Break The Cycle of A Negative Mindset (Episode 125)
Are you stuck in a negative mindset? Last podcast episode we talked about 3 steps you can take to shift[...]
Finding Gratitude – Logsdon Family Virtual Campfire Chat (Episode 122)
It’s the week of gratitude, so it’s all about the feel-goods, right? Well this week we’ll have you join us[...]
Do It Scared (Episode 121)
Are you held back by fear, or just don’t feel like you can squeeze in any of your own awesomeness[...]
What Does “Freedom” Really Look Like? (Episode 119)
What does freedom really look like? When you dream of it, does it mean no work, a six figure income,[...]
The Five Agreements (Episode 118)
We all have standards we live by that help us determine how to best navigate this life. In this episode,[...]
Special Ellie Episode: Lessons Learned from a 10-year-old (Episode 117)
In this weeks’ episode, we have lessons learned from a 10-year-old! As we celebrate our middle daughter, Ellie, turning ten,[...]
College (Debt) or Not? (Episode 116)
Should you encourage your children to go to college or not? With the mounting college debt load many students walk[...]
Serendipity, Unhurried Spaciousness, and Lots of Hot Air (Episode 115)
 What does “unhurried spaciousness” mean to you? Do you allow for serendipity in your life, or do you schedule every[...]
The Ride Is Long for a Backseat Marriage (Episode 114)
Feel like you have a backseat marriage? Have kids taken over and you feel distant from the relationship that started[...]
Will My Marriage Last? Insights from John Gottman (Episode 113)
We have had our share of ups and downs, and this week, in the midst of a move, we know[...]
Are You Cut Out To Be An Entrepreneur? (Episode 111)
You have all of these great dreams for your family...yet you're stuck because of work. Maybe you have big dreams[...]
Holistic Hippies and all the natural remedies! (Episode 110)
Curious what natural remedies we swear by in our home? Get ready to hear our list of favorites, as well[...]
Toy Overload! And What To Do About It (Episode 109)
Did you know that fewer toys could actually benefit your kids? Sometimes in our desire to provide for our children,[...]
My Kid Is Lying! How to navigate lying, cheating and stealing with your kids (Episode 108)
Help - my kid is lying! What do you do when your child starts lying, stealing or cheating? We never[...]
Life Skills and Dealing with the Critics (Episode 107)
Building up life skills in your children can be daunting, especially when you are fighting your own inner fears and[...]
Mindset with Let’s Travel Family (Episode 106)
Mindset is a powerful thing. My friend Jill Greising-Murschel from Let's Travel Family is on the podcast sharing about how[...]
But I’m “Just” A Stay At Home Parent (Episode 105)
Do you struggle with being “just” a stay at home parent? For those of you who are a stay-at-home mom[...]
Can I get a little help around here? Homeschooling can be lonely! (Episode 104)
How do you get grandparents involved in a positive way with your kids? Grandparents homeschooling grandchildren may be your dream,[...]
Travel Lessons Learned (Episode 103)
As we are sharing all about the Smart Travel Super Bundle this week, it was a perfect time to talk[...]
Parent Styles – Are they helpful or harmful? (Episode 102)
Are you an authoritative parent, an attachment parent, authoritarian or permissive parent? What are all the parenting styles out there,[...]
You May Know What You Want, But THIS is What You NEED (Episode 101)
What is the difference between a counselor and a coach? Why would I need this for my family? It's a[...]
100 Ways to Happiness (Special 100th Family Episode)
Life isn't always perfect. We aren't always happy, and things don't always go as we hoped. However, we believe happiness[...]
A Letter To My Pregnant Self (Episode 99)
As I have moved beyond the stage of having babies of my own, I've loved the amazing opportunities of being[...]
CounterCultural Kids (Episode 97)
Do you have a countercultural child who struggles with fitting in? How do you support a child that comes out[...]
True Parent Struggles: Attitude, Listening and Life Skills (Episode 96)
In our final wrap up to this True Parent Struggles series, we address the other issues our listeners have shared[...]
True Parent Struggles: Bedtime Battles (Episode 95)
Bedtime struggles in your home? Unfortunately, it's not like you can "fix" it once and your children will sleep like[...]
True Parent Struggles: FOOD Battles with Kids (Episode 94)
In this "True Parent Struggles" episode, we address food. Like the comedian Jerry Seinfeld says, "you can't really spoil an[...]
True Parent Struggles: How To Treat Others (Episode 93)
In this "True Parent Struggles" episode, we dig into the Golden Rule. How do you teach your children how to[...]
True Parent Struggles: TRANSITIONS (Episode 92)
Having a hard time dealing with transitions with kids in your home? It can be hard to move from one[...]
True Parent Struggles: BOREDOM (Episode 91)
Boredom - that horrid mindset that enters into all our homes uninvited. What do you do when your child is[...]
True Parent Struggles: Screentime (Episode 90)
Introducing a new series! We dubbed this "the 7 deadly sins of parenting..." and then decided it's more a struggle[...]
How do I equip my kid to “adult”? (Episode 89)
Are you looking for resources for teens and young adults, and trying to figure out how to help your child[...]
Safety, Deliberate Dialogue, and CIA Spies (Episode 88)
Ever wonder it what it would be like to be a spy? This week we talk all about our former CIA[...]
3 Steps to Create Community You Crave (Episode 87)
How do you create community for your family? It’s that desire to find yourself and your “tribe” - to feel[...]
Opposites Attract…And How To Live With Them (Episode 86)
Do opposites attract? HOW do opposites attract? And how in the world do I handle them? February’s episode is all[...]
Unhurried Spaciousness: Five Steps for Your New Year (Episode 85)
Do you have a word for the year? We’ve done this over the past several years, choosing a word or[...]
We Got CRAFTY for Christmas (Episode 84)
Welcome to episode 84! We hope you had a very merry Christmas! This week we’re going to give a quick[...]
When Routines Are Off And Expectations Are High (Episode 83)
How do you stick to what is important to you - the diets, schedules and more that you have in[...]
5 Tips for Difficult Conversations You Want to Avoid (Episode 82)
How do you navigate those conversations you don’t want to have with the people you may not choose to be[...]
Holiday Abundance (Episode 81)
During the holidays, it's all about abundance...and yet we can get stressed out and maxed out and lose sight of[...]
Gift Ideas for Every Personality Style (Episode 80)
If you're stumped on what to get your loved ones as gifts, this is the episode for you. Not only[...]
Not Just A Hallmark Holiday – An Attitude of Gratitude (Episode 79)
The holidays can be a stressful time for some, and for others, it's that buildup to a break - a[...]
Income Ideas for Nomad Families (Episode 78)
Work: Is it All Toil And Turmoil?pin for laterPeople dream of grand adventures and all of the fun they’ll have[...]
What will it take to make you step up and do something about it? (Episode 77)
Are you feeling stuck in negativity and complacency? Are you hitting a wall and not seeing any hope? This is[...]
How to Nip Parenting Struggles in the Bud (Episode 76)
Sometimes life is not perfect, and things don’t go as planned. We all have those parenting struggles: we’re tired, sick,[...]
But What About Socialization for My Family on the Road? (Episode 75)
We received a question this week from a podcast listener, and we dig deep into how we find community on[...]
How can I be both teacher and student? Reach for the sun yourself! (Episode 74)
Learning happens in a variety of ways. And in our unschooling style, it can show up in so many aspects![...]
What Are Your Non-Negotiables In Your Family? (Episode 73)
What are your non-negotiables? We believe in a family centered home - one person can shift the whole dynamic in[...]
Connecting, Screen-time, Challenges and Overwhelm (Episode 72)
Looking for insights but overwhelmed with where to start? This week we dive into four hot topics for parents -[...]
First we had the WHY, now we have the HOW (Episode 71)
In Episode 70, we addressed the "why" that prompted us to move toward being an intentional family. A listener asked[...]
Why Take The Leap? WHY? (Episode 70)
Remember your why. Our “why” goes beyond “one day” and desire for travel. It’s about being an intentional family. As[...]
48 States! And, Some Very Special Guests (Episode 69)
We've accomplished traveling to 48 states!  With our requirements of spending the night in every state, we have officially slapped[...]
Head Clutter and The Chaos of Overwhelm
How can you be calm when there is so much clutter in your head? In this episode, we talk about the[...]
Dealing With Heavy Emotions (Episode 68)
Dealing with heavy emotions can be hard, yet carrying that weight around can limit our light in so many ways.[...]
My Kids Won’t Go To Bed! (Episode 67)
"My kids won't go to bed" tends to be the complaint I hear repeatedly from parents, and it's not just[...]
My Marriage Sucks (Episode 66)
Hopefully this isn’t what you’re thinking. But if it is, check out this podcast. Marriage isn’t a one-time commitment, but[...]
4 Steps To Make Your Bucket List Happen (Episode 65)
What on your bucket list? Hitting all the state parks in your own state, visiting every state in the US,[...]
Free Spirits, Not Holy Terrors (Episode 64)
How do you raise a free-spirited child who isn't a holy terror? How can you foster awareness and respect without[...]
Empowering the Littles (Episode 63)
If you want to talk about empowering kids, get to know how they tick first. Some people ease into life[...]
7 Seconds Will Change Your Communication and Connection (Episode 62)
We are going to dive into who we are - understanding your own personality style and those of your families.[...]
Homeschool Rebuttals (Episode 61)
"But what about socialization? How will you meet all requirements? How will they get into college?" If you homeschool in[...]
Minimalist Family, Clutter Loving Friends (Episode 60)
"I'm all on board with minimalism, but no one in my family is!" How do you keep up with the[...]
The Only Advice New Parents Need To Know (Episode 59)
What words of wisdom for new parents do you have? Advice is flowing everywhere - what do you trust? And[...]
Money, Marriage, and Mountain Lions (Episode 58)
Nathan shares his story of coming up face-to-face with a mountain lion in Washington, and we tackle the biggest mountain[...]
Toxic Relationships And What To Do About Them (Episode 57)
How do you manage the toxic relationships in your life, and how do you ensure you can love them without[...]
How Do You Navigate Gender Roles In Marriage? (Episode 56)
How do you navigate gender roles in marriage? So often the first question people ask is:"What do you do?"But, how[...]
Less Stuff, More Fluff! (Episode 55)
You know what? we have a lot of THINGS - but travel - adventure - is about so much more[...]
How to keep your sanity on Travel Days (Episode 54)
What are some of the logistics of travel on the road?  We've had many questions about this, like what you[...]
How Are You Going To Pay For Your Party? (Episode 53)
When you are planning a trip, travel expenses can loom large over you. But it doesn't have to be that[...]
Adventure is a Mindset (Episode 52)
When does your adventure start?  Are you ready for vacation?  I have a secret- it's not about where you go.[...]
When Adventures Go Awry (Episode 51)
What happens when your adventures go awry?  If you've ever dealt with breakdowns, sickness, and absolute meltdowns, you know what[...]
Toddlers, Transportation and Long Trips (Episode 50)
If you're looking at long trips with toddlers, this may be the episode for you.  Figuring out how to navigate[...]
3 Essential Secrets To Make Your “One Day” A Reality (Episode 49)
Are you ready to go on a big adventure with your family? Maybe it's to Costa Rica. Maybe it's Disney.[...]
Family Dreams – Seek Adventure Together! (Episode 48)
Do you seek adventure together as a family, or are you banking on being able to get to that "one[...]
History in a Distillery and other opportunities for learning (Episode 47)
Opportunities for Learning Notice the opportunity - this is the last in our "Functional Education" series: Opportunities to learn and[...]
Think Three Times, Speak Only Once (Episode 46)
This week we dig more into personality styles - steady, loyal, precise, factual...do any of these describe you or your[...]
Bossy Babies and Loudmouth Kids (Episode 45)
This week we dive deep into how a personality style impacts learning and how to motivate and encourage learning based[...]
What is your internal motivation? (Episode 44)
How are we internally motivated?  True learning comes from that desire and hunger to acquire a skill or knowledge based[...]
What Type Of Thinker Are You? (Episode 43)
Which path is right for me? Am I missing the mark? How do I inspire a "Life Long Learner"? How[...]
Your Credibility as Lead Explorer, Not A Teacher (Episode 42)
Credibility - do you really feel comfortable teaching your children?  No matter what type of "school" they are in, like[...]
Embrace The Struggle (Episode 41)
Is failure a tattoo or simply a bruise?  Can you allow your children to struggle and be uncomfortable?  This week[...]
Deschooling and the Myths of Education (Episode 40)
Deschooling - The Education of Letting Go So you want a new perspective on education?  It may be that your[...]
Are You A Different Drummer? (Episode 39)
We may beat to the beat of a different drummer.  So what expectations do you have surrounding education in your[...]
Family Road Trip and More – No Excuses (Episode 38)
There is so much awesomeness going on right now we felt it was important to take a step back and[...]
Remember to Play (Episode 37)
Does your family actually play together, or even know how? Understanding what motivates each of us allows for you to[...]
To Build Resilience, Let Them Bounce (Episode 36)
How many times do we try to coax our children out of their raging emotions simply because it doesn’t work[...]
Quality Over Quantity (Episode 35)
Season 4, Episode 35: Quality Over Quantity This life lesson may be something we all know we need already, but[...]
Welcome to the Fight Club – Choose Wisely (Episode 34)
You may hear "pick your battles," but how easy is it to do that in the heat of the moment,[...]
To Build Empathy, Whatever You Do, Don’t Do This… (Episode 33)
When we cultivate empathy, we build the bridge of connection.  We don’t take away the emotion or experience another is[...]
No Secrets: Love Is An Open Door (Episode 32)
Season 4, Episode 32 Secrets, secrets are no fun.  Secrets, secrets hurt someone!  Most everyone has heard this at some[...]
Don’t Be A Scrooge – If you want abundance, give it away (Episode 33)
Have an abundance mindset.  How can you live in a way that recognizes the Law of Attraction, and raise your[...]
Every Action Has A Consequence (Episode 30)
Season 4, Episode 30 In this episode on the "10 Essential Lessons for Life," we discuss the hard truths of[...]
What would make you feel truly free? (Episode 29)
In this new season, we address the 10 Essential Lessons for Life.   In our second lesson here, we talk[...]
Your Happiness Depends on You – Attitude (Episode 28)
In this new season, we address the 10 Essential Lessons for Life.  The first one here is on attitude -[...]
Here Come The Holidays…and the Relationship Drama (Episode 27)
Here come the Holidays…and Relationship Drama Do you feel the relationships in your life are what makes it all worthwhile,[...]
Does It Drain You or Sustain You? (Episode 26)
Are your life tasks completely dragging you down, where you feel like your life is more running errands and admin[...]
It’s Not A Habit; It’s Intimacy (Episode 25)
Don’t create habits.  Create something positive that is missed in your routine when it’s absent.  Get intimate - with your[...]
Family VIPs and the Power of Teachability (Episode 24)
Season 3, Episode 24: Family VIPs and the Power of Teachability   Listen to this episode on iTunes, Stitcher, Google[...]
Which Wolf Do You Feed? Work & Finances (Episode 23)
Work and finances - they run everything, right?  What part of life is really sucking you in, and what is[...]
How to live without saying a word: A Lesson In Awareness (Episode 21)
Our "Quiet" Experiment and Top Tips for Awareness In Your Home Listen to this episode on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play,[...]
Can your soul breathe? Engage the senses (Episode 20)
Clutter confines us - so much more than just the actual space, but the energy it brings.  Can your soul[...]
Clutter Is Simply A Postponed Decision (Episode 19)
Clutter Is Simply A Postponed Decision Let’s get to the nitty-gritty of what most people think of with minimalism -[...]
It’s More Than Just A “Joy Spark” (Episode 18)
Season 3, Episode 18 It Isn’t Just A “Joy Spark” What does “minimalism” really mean?   In this episode we[...]
Is “Home” In Your House…or Your Heart? (Episode 17)
What does "home" really mean to you? Before we clear the clutter, let's look at what vision you have for[...]
What Do You Want This Life To Be? (Episode 16)
  The final wrap-up to this series - what is your intention for your relationships? This is the second series[...]
Bathtub Boundaries With An Ocean of Love (Episode 15)
On Boundaries: Can you actually say NO and that be okay?   This is the second series on the Mama[...]
Who Has Time For Sex As A Parent, Anyway? (Episode 14)
Nathan loves to joke about sex in our house:Do I want another kid?  Nope. But we can still keep practicing.[...]
Time Waits For No One (Episode 13)
If our time is a reflection of what is most important to us, what does it say about you?  [...]
On Getting Lost, Laughter, and the Wisdom of Dr. Dre (Episode 12)
Bring some fun and play back into your life! This is the second series on the Mama Says Namaste Podcast[...]
Relationships: How Do You Play That Game? (Episode 11)
Your Voice In The Symphony of Marriage - This is the second series on the Mama Says Namaste Podcast with[...]
Growability and a Big Dose of Humble Pie (Episode 10)
You are only a genius…today   This is the second series on the Mama Says Namaste Podcast with my most[...]
Fighting Toward a Win-Win (Episode 9)
How to add respect and love to your disagreements Listen to this episode on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play, TuneIn, YouTube,[...]
What We Have Here Is A Failure To Communicate! (Episode 8)
The first in a new series, we dive deep into the wonderful topic of intimate relationships. It’s time for a[...]
Do You Really Know Their Story? (Episode 7)
In this final wrap-up, we discuss having grace and compassionA band-aid approach does not make for deep connectionThis is the[...]
There is Power In the Present Moment (Episode 6)
As visionaries, high Ds can be so driven that they miss what's right in front of them. This is the[...]
Get the Facts Straight, Man! (Episode 5)
Dot your i's and cross your t's, the High Cs know their stuff.   This is the fifth in the "Be[...]
Bring On The Party Bus! (Episode 4)
Greatest fear for a high I is rejection.  Solitude, however, does not mean pure isolation.  It's a time to connect[...]
The Seasons Of Life (Episode 3)
What kind of family life do you have? Do you walk on eggshells and cringe, waiting for the next bomb of[...]
The Collaboration of Life (Episode 2)
We can't change everyone else, but we DO have the power to change ourselves.    This is the second in the[...]
Do You Really “See” Others? (Episode 1)
This is the first in the "Be The Good, See the Good" Series.   We will dive in to how[...]
What is this “Mama Says Namaste” Stuff? (Founding Episode for the Mama Says Namaste Podcast)
Mama Says Namaste: What Is This All About? Have you ever walked into your home and you felt there were[...]