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Oct 29

Episode 337 FPN Unschool & Homeschool Revisited

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No School Today by Adam Howarth at Flickr

No School Today by Adam Howarth at Flickr

Join us as we discuss:

An excellent sound byte from 13 y/o Logan LaPlante on unschooling 

The 2 worst arguments against homeschooling by Matt Walsh.  

The testimony of an homeschooler…that survived to be a successful person.

A look at momblogger Jamie Glowacki’s day of unschooling her kids. 

 

SHOW NOTES

Hackschooling Makes Me Happy by Logan LaPlante
Behold, the Two Absolutely Worst Arguments Against Homeschooling
From a Homeschool Victim that Obviously Survived
Don’t Homeschool! You Can’t Shelter Your Kid from the Real World

 

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Oct 27

Episode 336 FPN Working with Your Tough Kids

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FPN_HDJoin us as we discuss:

Today we discuss Trey’s rules for working with our tough kids.  While we’ve been practicing our techniques in parenting with our kids since they were born.  

Our new foster kiddo has afforded us the opportunity to practice these techniques with a kiddo we will definitively call…tough.  

Listen today to hear Trey’s rules that he has learned having a kid that is tough.  

SHOW NOTES

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Oct 26

Episode 103 RFGP To Coach or To Parent

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Photo compliments of melgupta at Flickr.

Photo compliments of melgupta at Flickr.

Join us as we discuss:

How to make your kid adroit at handling feelings and emotions and why it’s so flipping important. 

How to help kids understand emotions…even the uncomfortable ones.

How to become a better by parenting and coaching our kids.  

 

 

SHOW NOTES

Emotion Coaching
5 Strategies for Being a Better Parent

 

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Oct 20

Episode 335 FPN MSM Raising Girls and Boys

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Media Sucks MondayJoin us as we discuss:

A small list on how to raise boys that become virtuous men.  

Another list on how to raise girls that become virtuous women.

Are these lists all that much different or are they principles interchangeable?  I say they are one-in-the-same.  

 

 

 

SHOW NOTES

15 Things All Daddy’s of Daughters Should Know

9 Things to Do Now to Raise Boys that Will Become Good Men

 

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Oct 17

Episode 102 RFGP Dealing with Emotions Like a Boss

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Parenting Like a Boss

Parenting Like a Boss

Join us as we discuss:

Handling emotions like a boss.

An excellent article by John Richmond on teaching kids to be the boss of their own emotions. 

How emotional competency begins with us as parents. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SHOW NOTES

Your Feelings are Not the Boss of Your Behavior 

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Oct 15

Episode 334 FPN Classic Remix: The Meltdown

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Fit Thrower by majorvols at Flickr

Fit Thrower by majorvols at Flickr

Join us as we discuss:

A listener call in question on what to do with the dreaded meltdown!

What is the origin of the meltdown and how it’s very, very likely not what you think.

Three major facets of temper tantrums and the foundations to making them stop.

 

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Oct 10

Episode 101 RFGP It’s About Time: Teaching Delayed Gratification

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Delayed Gratification Study

Delayed Gratification Study

Join us as we discuss:

The concept of delayed gratification and kids.  

How it’s become lost in our instant macaroni, microwave society.  

How delayed gratification is the bedrock to successful lives.  

 

 

 

 

SHOW NOTES

10 Ways to Teach Impulse Control

 

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Oct 09

Episode 333 FPN Media Sucks Monday

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Media Sucks MondayJoin us as we discuss:

Why can’t kids sit still in schools?  Research article discussing why.  

What to do if you and your kid are in a power struggle.

How do you repair a relationship with your kid if the damage has been done?

 

 

 

 

 

SHOW NOTES

Why So Many Kids Can’t Sit Still in School Today

When You and Your Child Are Stuck in a Bad Pattern

How to Do a Parent-Child Relationship Repair

 

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Oct 03

No RFGP Cause Jeff Gotz a New House!

Jeff and His Wife at their New House!

Jeff and His Wife at their New House!

 

Jeff and I are taking a break today to celebrate the wonderful task of unpacking a house.

 

Okay, it’s not wonderful moving a house but cool thing is that Jeff and his wife just bought a beautiful new home.  
As such, they will be unpacking foreverrrrrrrr….. I just kid.  We are taking a break tonight let Jeff and his wife experience another day of the unpacking tedium.  See you folks next week.  

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Sep 29

Episode 332 FPN Power and Control

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Power On Off by Frédéric BISSON at Flickr

Power On Off by Frédéric BISSON at Flickr

Join us as we discuss:

What I believe is the number one problem most relationships have…especially with our kids.

How we cannot and never will control our kids.

How and why any belief otherwise severely stunts our kids.

 

 

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