This week we are deconstructing our episode from last week with Lisa Sugarman.  If you haven’t listened, go back and download Episode 69.  Stay tuned to this week as we talk about the importance of being the safe haven for our children, the art of biting our tongue, and that it’s OK to be IMPERFECT.  

Listen as Liz & Kate share:

  • Low: Gestational Diabetes and the importance of advocating for yourself.
  • High: Taking a breath before reacting.
  • Tips on breaking habits (hint: use a rubber band).
  • Sharing your expectations with your kids.
  • The benefit of letting go of expectations.
  • Opening yourself up to things going against “the plan”.



Handmaid’s Tale (Show)

Episode 59: Cathryn Munro, Practicing Self-Inquiry as a Mother

How To Raise Perfectly Imperfect Kids—And Be Ok With It by Lisa Sugarman (Book)



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It Is What It Is: Lisa’s Nationally Syndicated humor column

LIFE: It Is What It Is, Untying Parent Anxiety: 18 Myths That Have You in Knots—And How to Get Free by Lisa Sugarman (Book)

How To Raise Perfectly Imperfect Kids—And Be Ok With It by Lisa Sugarman (Book)

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