ESP 7.6 Rich Bolus part 2 “Am I robbing them of these experiences?”

Summary Send your partner over to listen to some episodes of The Dad Mindset Podcast with Rich Bolus at TheDadMindset.com  Book a call and let’s talk about whether coaching is the right kind of support for you – bit.ly/CALLTRACY I have a free parenting guide for dads who need to make a stronger connection withContinue reading “ESP 7.6 Rich Bolus part 2 “Am I robbing them of these experiences?””

ESP 7.5 The Dad Mindset with Rich Bolus (part 1)

Summary Rich Bolus hosts The Dad Mindset podcast which you can find at http://thedadmindset.com You can download my free Restorative Parenting Quickstart Guide at bit.ly/dadagain I have two email addresses – both are super-private! Try either info@essentialstepmom.com or tracy@tracypoizner.com Did you know I have a Facebook group for divorced dads? It’s called One For TheContinue reading “ESP 7.5 The Dad Mindset with Rich Bolus (part 1)”

ESP 7.4 Best-of-Essential-Stepmom, Red Flags with Lori Sims

Summary Lori Sims is the creator of the ingenious Nacho Kids method and the Nacho Kids Academy which is saving blended families and second marriages every single day. Check out the Nacho Kids Academy with this link and she’ll send some support right back to this podcast! NachoKidsAcademy.com/theessentialstepmom Shoot me an email at info@essentialstepmom.com ReadyContinue reading “ESP 7.4 Best-of-Essential-Stepmom, Red Flags with Lori Sims”

ESP 7.2 A bit of “woo” – from me to you.

Summary Here’s a little spirituality for the season – non denominational of course. I hope you enjoy the ESR Technique to help you chill out and turn down the volume on your Yuletide stress. You can reach me at info@essentialstepmom.com Ready to just take the leap and say this time next year that coaching wasContinue reading “ESP 7.2 A bit of “woo” – from me to you.”

ESP 7.1 Not Just A Stepmom with Heidi Farrell

Summary Heidi’s blog can be found at notjustastepmom.com Grab my free Restorative Parenting QuickStart Guide at bit.ly/dadagain Would you (or your partner) share your experiences of parental alienation with me? Email me at info@essentialstepmom.com to set something up, or just go ahead and jump onto my calendar to book any time you see that worksContinue reading “ESP 7.1 Not Just A Stepmom with Heidi Farrell”

ESP 6.8 F_Divorce: Jack Rollins

Summary Jack is not a dad but he’s divorced and he has some valuable insights into one husband’s emotional experience after a failed marriage. You can find him on instagram at @f_divorce, on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/fdivorce and on the F_Divorce Podcast Join my Facebook group “One For The Dads” by sending a join request toContinue reading “ESP 6.8 F_Divorce: Jack Rollins”

ESP 6.7 The completely amazing, totally absent bio mom.

Summary Are you sick and tired of hearing about your stepchild’s fantastic mom, when you’re the one showing up for the child in all the way’s she’s not? Let’s talk this through, and we’ll talk about life coaching too – maybe you’re finally ready to make a step towards letting go of the filters thatContinue reading “ESP 6.7 The completely amazing, totally absent bio mom.”

ESP 6.6 Trystan Reese Part 2

Summary Pre-order Trystan’s book “How We Do Family” from Amazon, or support one of the last standing independent booksellers, Powells of Portland Oregon: https://www.powells.com/book/how-we-do-family-9781615197569 Trystan is on Facebook and Instagram @biffandi Interested in learning tools to share with your child or stepchild to help them be resilient in the face of emotional or psychological pressureContinue reading “ESP 6.6 Trystan Reese Part 2”

ESP 6.5 Trystan Reese shines a bright light on your secret fears (part 1 of 2)

Summary “If I can’t be like those perfect multi-household-happy-families who all get along and do Thanksgiving together, am I broken?”  I don’t know about you, but I can totally relate to thinking my family should look – at least a little – like the ones on Instagram, but this guy says things out loud thatContinue reading “ESP 6.5 Trystan Reese shines a bright light on your secret fears (part 1 of 2)”