Mothering Ourselves on Mother’s Day

Dr. Andie discusses the actual roots of Mother’s Day and how we can recapture its essence and have a wonderful day ourselves by taking care of ourselves.  Dr. Andie is the author of More than Saying I Love You.  This show is just what you need to make Mother’s Day great for yourself.

This book is so good, we had to post this podcast again! Enjoy and Happy Mother’s Day

Loving Yourself and Banishing ANTs

We continue our Proactive Parenting tips and discuss how to teach children to love themselves and how to analyze automatic negative thoughts. Listen and learn some specific tips today and then check out the Proactive Parenting workshops later this year.

In Dr. Andie’s I Love Me, Who Do You Love workshop you will discuss how to help your children love and accept themselves from body image to dealing with their imperfections as well as their strengths. This is the best gift any parent can give their child! This Conference Call will be October 16 1:00PM EST (CT 12:00PM, MT 11:00 AM, 10:00AM PST) or
9:00PM EST (CT 8:00PM; MT 7:00PM; 6:00PM PST).

In Dr. Andie’s Devil on My Shoulder workshop, we will discussion how of the 60,000 thoughts we create every day, 80% are negative and untrue. These kinds of thoughts can lead to stress, self-doubt, and undesirable behavior. Learn how to understand these untrue thoughts and help your children “weed them out” to build confidence, make better choices, and increase self-esteem.  The Conference Call will be November 13, 1:00PM EST (CT 12:00PM, MT 11:00 AM, 10:00AM PST) or 9:00PM EST (CT 8:00PM; MT 7:00PM; 6:00PM PST)

To join these informative and interactive workshops, complete the application and once registered, look for additional discounts and bonuses!  Click the Link below or go to http://www.drandie.com/

Click Here to sign up for Proactive Parenting Workshops with Dr Andie

Proactive Learning for Proactive Parents

So much of parenting is reacting to a situation causing stress, uncertainty, and sometimes with undesirable results. Wouldn’t it be nice to be pro-active and know what to do before a problem arises? Dr. Andie Weiner explains how you can get ahead of the curve in your parenting by learning NOW skills to to help you with issues that invariably come up in parenting.  To accommodate parents who want to be proactive, Dr. Andie is offering interactive live workshops for parents.

Dr. Andie invites you to attend her Pro-Active Parenting Workshops as she addresses three hot parental topics. In the privacy and ease of being in your own home, join a small, intimate group of parents that like you are looking to become a better parent.

The workshop opens with a 15-minute overview with Dr. Andie offering three to five easy to implement tools to help parents. Each parent will then have an opportunity to ask one question related to her presentation or a family concern on that subject.

Dr. Andie deals with each of the topics with sensitivity, hands-on experience as a therapist, parent coach, and mom, as well as humor – a must for ALL parents!

Hot Topics for Workshop

Under The Influence:
We all want our children to make friends and establish good relationships. Friendships can have great and lasting influences; and both good and bad consequences. Learn how to teach your children how to make friends, maintain positive interactions and how to cope when relationships go awry.

I Love Me. Who Do You Love?
One of the first and most valuable relationships a child needs to develop is one with themself.  Help your children love and accept themselves from body image to dealing with their imperfections as well as their strengths. This is the best gift any parent can give their child!

Devil on My Shoulder:
Of the 60,000 thoughts we create every day, 80% are negative and untrue. These kinds of thoughts can lead to stress, self-doubt, and undesirable behavior. Learn how to understand these untrue thoughts and help your children “weed them out” to build confidence, make better choices, and increase self-esteem.

The Specifics

Conference call-in for 1 hour and 15 minutes

  • September 18   Under The Influence
  • October 16      I Love Me. Who Do You Love?
  • November 13   Devil On My Shoulder

Time: 1:00PM EST (CT 12:00PM, MT 11:00 AM, 10:00AM PST) or
9:00PM EST (CT 8:00PM; MT 7:00PM; 6:00PM PST)

Cost:

1 workshop    $30.00
2 workshops   $50.00 (save $10.00)
3 workshops   $75.00 (save $15.00)

To join these informative and interactive workshops, complete the application and once registered, look for additional discounts and bonuses!  Click the Link below or go to http://www.drandie.com/

Click Here to sign up for Proactive Parenting Workshops with Dr Andie

Right Brain Parenting

Dr. Andie discusses how to have fun while you are being a parent.  She calls it Right Brain Parenting.  Listen and learn how to get more out of your relationship with your children and have more fun doing it!

Dr. Andie is the author of More than Saying I Love You. This book is one of our favorite books on parenting!

For more information on Dr. Andie, personal coaching or other tips, check out her website!

Tween Brain

Dr. Andie discusses the Tween Brain and what we need to know to deal with 10-12 year olds and how that merges into the teenage years.  We all think that kids get squirrelly when they become teenagers, but it actually starts much earlier and being prepared will help us know how to help our kids.

Dr. Andie is the author of More than Saying I Love You. This book is one of our favorite books on parenting!

For more information on Dr. Andie, personal coaching or other tips, check out her website!

Helicopter Parenting

Dr. Andie discusses what helicopter parenting is and how it differs from just being a caring parent.  She shows how helicopter parenting is more about the parents’ needs than the child’s and what we can do to avoid being a helicopter parent.

Dr. Andie is the author of More than Saying I Love You. This book is one of our favorite books on parenting!

For more information on Dr. Andie, personal coaching or other tips, check out her website!

American Parenting Style

We’ve talked about Tiger Mothers and French Bebe’s and the joys of motherhood in Norway.  In this show, Dr. Andie discusses what is the American Parenting Style and why it works for us in the US.

Dr. Andie is the author of More than Saying I Love You. This book is one of our favorite books on parenting!

For more information on Dr. Andie, personal coaching or other tips, check out her website!

Preparing Kids for Unprecedented Events

We try to prepare our kids for life but how do we help them when something happens that no one could prepare for–a natural disaster like a hurricane or flood. Dr. Andie gives us tips for helping our kids and us cope and thrive in times of stress including how the language we use affects how children see the situation!  Check this one out!

Dr. Andie is the author of More than Saying I Love You.

Cinderella Parenting

Dr. Andie discusses what Cinderella parenting is and how to avoid  it. Listen to hear how you can relax your parenting stress and still be a super mom. Dr. Andie is the author of More than Saying I Love You.

We also talk about the PeeWeePC.  It is a computer set up specifically for kids.  If you are thinking about getting a computer for a child, this is a great option–the laptop we tried has a rubberized case that protects it, software to protect the kids while surfing and educational programs to help them learn.

PeeWeePC has offered a discount to our listeners: Use promotional code is PWPROMO to save $10 off any purchase of $20 or more. Simply input this code during checkout in the box that says “promotional codes.”

Helping Kids Get Rid of Negative Thoughts

Dr. Andie discusses how to teach your kids how to differentiate the truth of their thoughts and to get rid of their negative thoughts.  Dr. Andie is the author of More than Saying I Love You.

We also talk about the Box4Blox that has saved us from the insanity of thousands of Lego pieces we can’t sort through.  Nancy’s son has been using it for a week and loves being able to sort and find what he wants.  Check this totally cool gadget out!

We give it our Squeal of Approval!

Teaching Children to Love Themselves

This week on Athena 365 and The MOM Podcast Dr. Andie discusses how to teach kids to love themselves so that they do not seek approval from outside sources. Dr. Andie’s new book More Than Saying I Love You: 4 Powerful Steps that Help Children Love Themselves is an excellent resource for parents to teach their child the greatest skill they can—how to truly love yourself so that you do not need to rely on others for affirmation. Dr. Andie is a mother and grandmother so she knows the road we walk.  Learn answers to the following questions:

  1. Why isn’t just saying, “I love you” enough to create children that love themselves?
  2. What is the difference between self-love and self-esteem?
  3. What are the benefits of children learning to love themselves?
  4. Does self-love or “I love me” lead to narcissism and being egotistical?
  5. At what age do we begin teaching our children about loving themselves?
  6. What are the external forces that erode a child’s birthright of love?
  7. What are the 4 steps that help children love themselves?

Click on the show to the right to learn more!