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.
How to Get Away As A Stressed Mom
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How to Get Away As A Stressed Mom

When your emotional cup is empty, you feel stressed to the max and have nothing left for anyone else in your life. No one benefits from that mama! So listen up- this episode gives you permission to let yourself get away and release that stress.

Today we are joined by Shana O’Mara of The Pixie Planner. Shana is a mom who travels often and she shares why you need to enjoy some mom-only adventures, while giving you practical tips on how to do it AND not have your kids feel left out!

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 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 #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.

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.

Homework Helper Middle School
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Homework Helper Middle School

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.”

Podcast Episode 114: 3 things I wish I knew before I became a mom (that would have helped me)
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Podcast Episode 114: 3 things I wish I knew before I became a mom (that would have helped me)

Looking back, there are so many things that I wish I knew before becoming a mom. First of all, that it won’t look like I imagined, and that’s okay. That will have days where I will lose it, and that’s expected. That my kids won’t be perfect, listen all the time, and be the “model” kid, and that doesn’t mean that I failed as a parent.