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Unsolicited Moms

An important learning tool on Pink Shirt Day

February 26th, 2020

It’s Pink Shirt Day and so it seems appropriate that Julie and I are tackling the bullying issue. We talk so much as parents about tactics to help our kids but we’re missing one critical tool – role modelling! How many times have we inadvertently demonstrated bullying behaviour of our own? And are you even Click to watch

How screwing up leads to success

February 11th, 2020

Were you raised to believe that failure was a bad thing? Did you grow up dreading making a mistake for fear of ridicule or punishment of some sort? Screwing up is necessary Failure is the greatest learning tool we have. Today we’re discussing why it’s important to embrace and approach failure as a necessary experience Click to watch

Why is it so important to fail?

January 27th, 2020

Do your kids have a fixed mindset or a growth mindset? Today we’re talking about how raising kids with the growth mindset mentality is a critical tool. It allows them to learn to explore and expand their options as we get older and deal with more and more of life’s heftier challenges. So as much Click to watch

Should you tell your daughter how to dress?

June 9th, 2019

Instagram is taking over! It’s how many young people today measure themselves against their peers and everyone else on social media. It’s also where selfies run rampant and it’s a competition to look the best. Unfortunately, some young women feel that showing more skin means more attention and the more attention they get, the higher Click to watch

Whose side are YOU on when it comes to piercing your child’s ears?

June 2nd, 2019

Julie and I are going toe to toe again and this time we’re talking about piercing our kids ears. Would you? Should you? Is it even your call? We’re not saying we have the answers however we both definitely have an opinion. Join us and weigh in on this somewhat polarizing topic! Comment below! We Click to watch