Edit Your Life Episode 175: Listener Mailbag (Parenting Edition)
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It’s time for another listener mailbag episode! Following Episode 169’s listener mailbag episode on non-parenting topics—specifically, relationships, social media, and money—in Episode 175, Christine and Asha tackle a series of parenting questions spanning single-kid families, cooperative parenting arrangements, kids and friendship, and power struggles.
Resources mentioned in this episode
Minimalist Parenting (our book)
Episode 169: Relationships, Social Media + Money
Episode 173: Self-Care Honor Roll
Episode 95: Parenting Siblings
Christine’s post on feeling like a failure around secondary infertility
Stop Shaming Parents For Not Having a Second Kid (Boston Mamas thread)
Enneagram type descriptions via The Enneagram Institute
The Explosive Child by Ross Greene (a book Asha found helpful)
Episode 170: Raising A Screen-Smart Kid [guest interview with Julianna Miner]
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