Author: Brie Tucker

Brie Tucker has over 20 years of experience coaching parents with a background in early childhood and special needs. She holds a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Central Missouri and is certified in Positive Discipline as well as a Happiest Baby Educator. She's a divorced mom to two teenagers.
Episode 274: I’ve Got to Do WHAT? Things You Wish You Knew Before You Became a Mom with Amanda Tice
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Episode 274: I’ve Got to Do WHAT? Things You Wish You Knew Before You Became a Mom with Amanda Tice

Discover essential things to know before becoming a mom. From brain chemistry changes to societal pressures, learn the things to know before becoming a mom to navigate motherhood with confidence and joy. Embrace the journey with practical tips and honest insights.

Podcast Episode 271: Let Them Eat Sugar: Busting the Mom Myths that Simply Aren’t True
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Podcast Episode 271: Let Them Eat Sugar: Busting the Mom Myths that Simply Aren’t True

Parenting myths debunked! Discover the truth about sugar and hyperactivity in kids, late-night energy bursts, and ADHD. Join us on a hilarious, myth-busting adventure to better understand your child’s behavior and the real effects of sugar and hyperactivity in kids. Enjoy the journey—and maybe even a cupcake!

Podcast Episode 119: Finding your Authentic Self with Ryan Haddon

Podcast Episode 119: Finding your Authentic Self with Ryan Haddon

It can be hard finding your authentic self when we put so much energy into our family every day. It becomes so difficult to untangle where your identity ends and your identity as a parent begins (news flash- they are different)! We’re going to share 3 things you can do to have healthy boundaries with our kids and family and help you find your authentic self.

Podcast Episode 86: Parenting on the Same Page with Amy McCready
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Podcast Episode 86: Parenting on the Same Page with Amy McCready

It’s hard enough when you are trying to pick a place to go out to eat and no one is on the same page, but when you and your partner or co-parent aren’t on the same page…it can be downright agonizing! We discuss with Amy how parents can identify what the real issue is causing their parenting struggles and how to best get on the same page and become a united front.

Podcast Episode 112: What is Social Justice Parenting?
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Podcast Episode 112: What is Social Justice Parenting?

When it comes to parenting, so many of us want to raise “good kids”. Kids who will be kind to others, who can problem solve, kids who truly understand and act out of compassion, and who understand inclusivity, justice, and equality. But there is often a space between raising “good kids” and raising pro-justice kids. That’s where the concept of Social Justice Parenting comes in.

Podcast Episode 61: How Logical Consequences are More Effective Than Punishments at Home
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Podcast Episode 61: How Logical Consequences are More Effective Than Punishments at Home

Too often, we fall into the trap of punishing our kids in the heat of the moment after something’s happened. But that hardly ever works. Here, we’ll discuss the difference between logical consequences and punishments, as well as how to make effective logical consequences that will have a positive impact on your discipline at home.

Podcast Episode #146: How to Parent Like a Spy with Christina Hillsberg
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Podcast Episode #146: How to Parent Like a Spy with Christina Hillsberg

Have you ever thought that being a parent should carry some training? How about spy training? I mean, who doesn’t want to learn how to parent like a spy? Meet Christina Hillsberg, former CIA agent and author who shares how her training as a spy has influenced her parenting with her 5 kids.

Overwhelmed? Homework Help for your Middle School Student
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Overwhelmed? Homework Help for your Middle School Student

Dread your middle schooler’s homework every night? These tips for middle school parents will guide you in effective homework strategies.

There I was, sitting in my son’s 7th grade Parent-Teacher conferences, listening to the Literature teacher tell me the same thing I have heard for the past few years at every single conference…

“Your son is very bright, well-behaved, an absolutely pleasure in class. However, he doesn’t seem to get his homework done. And our first test of the year didn’t go very well for him.”