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Coffee & Kettlebells

Aug 16, 2019

Being a parent can be scary. You’re always wondering if you are doing the right thing and if you are doing enough. At the end of the day, you just want to make sure you raise great children, right? In this episode of Coffee & Kettlebells, Darlene Brock, author of Raising Great Girls and co-founder of The Grit and Grace Project, shares her top parenting hacks for successfully building your kids up to become strong and confident people. She also discusses how to stop feeling so much “mom-guilt,” how to quit comparing yourself to other parents and how to be both your children’s parent and friend.

What you’ll learn:

  • What it means to be your children’s coach
  • Why you don’t have to be perfect to be a great parent
  • The benefits of being both a parent and a friend to your children and how to do it
  • How to let go of your “mom guilt”
  • How to stop comparing yourself to other moms and just be the mother your children need
  • How to ensure you are building your children’s confidence
  • The negative effects that belittling your kids has on their confidence
  • Common ways we belittle our children and what we should do instead
  • How expectations can have a negative impact on children
  • How to set expectations without taking away from your children creating their own identity
  • How to ensure your children have self-love and a positive relationship with themselves and their body
  • How what we say to our children affects how they view themselves
  • The most important things you can do to be the best influence on your children
  • What you should start doing today to ensure your children grow up to be confident and successful


Episode 6: 10 Tips for Balancing Motherhood and Exercise 

Episode 33: Mom Hacks to Make Your Life Easier 

Find more from Darlene:

Buy her book:

Raising Great Girls

Online Magazine:

The Grit and Grace Project


This Grit and Grace Life




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