S3E6 Bubbles and Boundaries Part 1

 main idea: Recognizing the patriarchy and its role in perpetuating inequalities by visiting some of its more harmful habits. This is about patriarchy, purity culture (and the toxicity thereof), and how we talk to and teach our kids about boundaries (sexual or otherwise). Let’s start with a few truths: Patriarchy is a social construct thatContinue reading “S3E6 Bubbles and Boundaries Part 1”

S3E4: Don’t Violate My NAP part 2 — Discipline

main idea: How do we enforce accountability without being irrational? Are your kids more or less willing to do what you ask of them? (Pt 1 in S1Ep4) Our first episode in the Don’t Violate my NAP was on bullying. You can find it here. This time, we’re talking about discipline.  How and when doContinue reading “S3E4: Don’t Violate My NAP part 2 — Discipline”

S3E3: Crayons, Coloring Books, and Colorblind Parenting pt 3

The Libertarian Moms wrap up Pride month 2021 with an honest conversation about how aware of our LGBTQ+ community we have been, are, and will be. What was your first experience with an LGBTQ+ individual? Did your parents talk to you about them? What do your kids ask about in regards to LGBTQ+ community? HaveContinue reading “S3E3: Crayons, Coloring Books, and Colorblind Parenting pt 3”

S3E2: Founding Fatherhood Part 1

In honor of Father’s Day we thought it would be nice to bring on some of our favorite Dads this week to discuss fatherhood, and the importance of father figures in raising liberty-minded kids. Our guests are: Jason Lyon, also known as “Mr. Murica”, host of The Bearded Truth on Muddied Waters Media. Jason has Continue reading “S3E2: Founding Fatherhood Part 1”

S3E1 Crayons, Coloring Books, and Colorblind Parenting pt 2

“Love is Blind” with guest Ashley Shade Notes: Approaches to the discussion of LGBT issues- “Coming Out” and the conversations around gender identity, queerness and one’s own orientation; how young? What should they know and when? (Pt 1 in S1Ep3) As we kick off Season 3 in the middle of Pride Month we thought itContinue reading “S3E1 Crayons, Coloring Books, and Colorblind Parenting pt 2”

S2 E14: Monsters Under My Bed (and in My Head): Part 3 – Grief & Justice

Main idea: Grief is part of life, and part of growing up. Recognizing the challenge it poses for our kids is just one of our jobs as moms. It is a fact of life that we will all experience loss in our lives. Loss of loved ones to death, loss of a job or otherContinue reading “S2 E14: Monsters Under My Bed (and in My Head): Part 3 – Grief & Justice”

S2 E13: Boys will be boys #1 – Consent

Main idea: We are living in an age where the word “consent” is introduced early. That’s a good thing. So, Hollie’s attending Girls Rock Camp again this summer (hopefully) for the fifth year. Her first year she heard the word “consent.” She was nine. And, yes, it was in the context we think of itContinue reading “S2 E13: Boys will be boys #1 – Consent”

S2 E12: There is No Rubric: Becoming a Parent Without Clear Examples

Main Idea: We all want to be “good” parents but how do we know what that means? Tonight we take on all those insecurities in modern parenthood. Namely: How do you know that you are doing a decent job? Well adjusted, kind, respectful, positive feedback from others.  Do you find yourself trying to model yourContinue reading “S2 E12: There is No Rubric: Becoming a Parent Without Clear Examples”

S2 E11: Let Go & Let Grow

Main idea: Free range parenting is the style we grew up with. So why are people so scadalized by it? From “experiments in independence” to “gross negligence” there are a LOT of ways to see so-called “free range parenting.” In this article for NPR, a certain mom pushes back against haters by reminding them thatContinue reading “S2 E11: Let Go & Let Grow”

S2 E10: The Monsters Under My Bed (and in my head) Part 2

Main Topic: a discussion around supporting our children’s mental health In Season 1, Episode 14, we covered the first part of this conversation which focused on the need for open discussion about Mental Health. If you haven’t watched it you can watch it here. Equally important a discussion is one about how we support our childrenContinue reading “S2 E10: The Monsters Under My Bed (and in my head) Part 2”