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How to find balance as a working mom with Paula Faris

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00:00:00    Alyssa

You're listening to Voices of Your Village and today I got to hang out with Paula Faris. She is the author of You Don't Have to Carry It All. This is the book we all need as working parents, specifically written for working mothers. We know that historically, working mothers have been forced and expected to carry it all. And Paula dives into all this in her book. Where do we go from here? What do we do next? How do we shift this conversation and these narratives and frankly these practices? She is the founder and leader of Carry Media, an organization that champions, advocates, and celebrates working mothers through content, resources, and...

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234 - How to build a relationship of trust around substances with Jess Lahey

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00:00:00    Alyssa

Hey there. I'm Alyssa Blask Campbell. I'm a mom with a Master's degree in Early Childhood Education and co-creator of the Collaborative Emotion Processing method. I'm here to walk alongside you through the messy, vulnerable parts of being humans, raising other humans with deep thoughts and actionable tips. Let's dive in together. 

 

00:02:23    Alyssa

Hello, everyone, and welcome back to Voices of Your Village. We have a returning guest. This time we get to hang out with Jessica Lahey, best selling author and speaker and podcast host. You might remember her from episode 102, which was The Gift of Failure, her incredible book on...

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Navigating Adult Anxiety with Dr. Ellen Vora

 

00:00:02    Alyssa

You're listening to Voices of Your Village, this is episode 233. I got to hang out with Dr. Ellen Vora. Oh gosh, I love hanging out with Ellen. She is incredible. She wrote a beautiful book about adult anxiety. And let me tell you y'all like we know anxiety is on the rise and we need concrete tools for what to do with it. And when I first started reading her book, The Anatomy of Anxiety, it was one of those things where immediately I was like, yes, yes. Yep, so much yes to this. As a human who once lived with a lot of anxiety and has learned a lot of tools that I get to employ in the day to day to live with less anxiety, I felt like I just felt so seen...

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How to build a culture of inclusivity at home with Heather Avis

 

00:00:00    Alyssa

You're listening to Voices of Your Village. And today we get to hang out with my pal Heather Avis from the Lucky Few Foundation. Maybe you follow The Lucky Few Official on Instagram. Fantastic follow. Heather wrote one of my absolute favorite children's books. It's called Everyone Belongs. And I honestly, I cannot read it without crying. It's so good.  It's one of my favorite gifts to give at kids' birthday parties. And today we get to dive in with her on how to build a culture of inclusivity at home. I love Heather's approach and work and influence in this space. And it was truly a dream to get to sit...

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Compassionate Discipline with Wendy Snyder

00:00:00    Alyssa

You're listening to Voices of Your Village. And today we get to dive in with Wendy Snyder. I got to chat with Wendy. All about compassionate discipline. I don't know about you, but I feel like this is one of those topics that is just a hot button one. Like, what is discipline? What's the difference between discipline and punishment? How do we navigate boundaries and discipline with compassion? How do we really connect with the human in front of us and be mindful of our triggers and aware of our like, especially for me, like, defiance is such a trigger. And so when it comes time for discipline, when there's been defiance, I can feel it all in my body. Like, my...

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Navigating the NICU, from NICU nurse, Zach Drolette

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00:00:00    Alyssa

You're listening to Voices of Your Village. This is episode 230. I got to hang out with NICU nurse Zach Drolette and dive into what it can look like to experience a NICU stay and ways to advocate for yourself, for your family, for your tiny human or tiny humans and how to also practice self care in this often exhausting roller coaster of a season. We have a special little intro here for you as well where you get to hear from NICU parents who have walked that journey and can share their words of wisdom. I'm so excited to be able to share this episode with y'all, especially with these special guests. Before we dive in. I wanted to let...

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How to have and model hard, nuanced discussions for kids with Marie Beecham

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00:00:00    Alyssa

You're listening to Voices of Your Village. This is episode 229. We had an entire team meeting about Marie Beecham, who I get to interview here. We dove into her work and we were like, gosh, I personally love how her brain works. I love how she presents information. And one of the things that I think is so key here, is that she's really skilled at having nuanced conversations about things that we often put in categories. We're really, really good at saying something is right or wrong, it's good or bad. And Marie is so skilled at saying, let's talk about that. What's coming up for you? Finding the nuance and having conversations. And, y'all, I think the key to...

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How to rewrite the inner critic narrative with Susan Verde

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00:00:00    Alyssa

You're listening to Voices of Your Village. This is episode 228. I got to hang out with Susan Verde. She is a children's book author with a new book out for adults. You might know her from the I Am series. That's what I know her from, we have her books. I love them and it was so exciting to get to chat with her about what does this look like for adults? And her book Say One Kind Thing is really about nurturing that inner voice within ourselves that I don't know about you. But like, gosh, I'm so good at letting that part of me show up. That's like Alyssa, you're not enough, you're not doing enough X Y and Z and...

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How Wonderschool is changing childcare systems with Chris Bennett

 00:00:00    Alyssa

You're listening to Voices of Your Village, this is episode 227. In this episode I get to hang out with the CEO of Wonderschool, Chris Bennett. Chris and I got to dive into how Wonderschool is changing childcare systems. Ya'll know I am not here for a Band-aid on a bullet hole. I love really taking a million steps back and looking at the whole picture, getting that bird's eye view and saying, how do we create systems change? Change that supports Early Childhood educators, that's best for families and for kids. What does this really look like and how do we afford to do it? What does it look like logistically? Wonderschool is a huge piece of that...

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How to Break Cycles with Kobe Campbell

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00:00:00    Alyssa

You're listening to Voices of Your Village. This is episode 226. I got to hang out with Kobe Campbell to dive into her first book. Why Am I Like This? How to Break Cycles, Heal from Trauma and Restore Your Faith. Y'all, this conversation, it was so fun to have and to dive into, really at the crux of doing this work, of raising emotionally intelligent humans is diving into our own work of who am I? What am I coming to the table with? What am I bringing from my childhood, and how do I build tools and awareness so that I can regulate and respond with intention? So many of us did not grow up with these tools for emotional intelligence, and we're trying to...

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