Topics

  • Relationships:
    • With yourself.
    • Family:
      • Baby Relationships:
        • Babies are conscious in the womb.
        • Planning her/his sacred birth.
        • Mother-infant communications.
        • Bonding and attachment.
        • Integrating the newborn into the family.
        • Basic trust vs. mistrust issues.
      • Toddler Relationships:
        • Mother-toddler communications.
        • Key developmental milestones.
        • Feeding / immunization advice.
        • From the toddler’s point of view.
        • Beginning discipline.
        • The not-so-terrible twos.
        • Autonomy vs. shame and doubt issues.
      • Child Relationships:
        • Parenting with Love & Logic™.
        • Parenting styles.
        • Unstructured playtime.
        • Building self-image.
        • Updated bonding and attachment.
        • Family interconnectedness.
        • Fostering initiative, not guilt issues.
      • Tween Relationships
        • Healthy eating and sleeping.
        • Being a parent, not a friend.
        • New developmental milestones.
        • Sexual awareness.
        • Chores and allowances.
        • Cannot be too loving.
        • Fostering independence.
        • Fitting in vs. feeling inferior issues.
      • Teen Relationships:
        • Love & Logic™ when it is tough.
        • Sexual awareness on steroids!
        • The teen brain is really not chaotic.
        • Peer and dating relationships.
        • The second major individuation.
        • Family constellations.
        • Identity issues and role confusion issues.
      • Young Adult Relationships
        • Depression and anger issues
        • Supportive role models.
        • New in-laws and extended family.
        • Grandchildren.
        • Still cannot be too loving!
        • Fostering independence II.
        • Fostering intimacy not isolation issues.
      • Spouse / Partner Relationships
        • Reality based vs. fantasyland.
        • Keeping the fire burning.
        • Staying out of the intimacy potholes.
        • Being each other’s biggest fan.
        • Overcoming infidelity and other betrayals.
        • Authentic communication.
        • Getting the love you want and retuning it.
  • Family Matters:
    • Wedding preparation for after you marry.
    • Planning for your first or next child.
    • Pre- & post-pregnancy help.
    • Parenting:
      • Understanding your baby’s requests.
      • Consequencing not disciplining.
      • Intimacy in marriage after children.
      • “Healthy Selfishness” for the mom/primary caregiver.
      • Responding to your child’s needs, not their behavior.
    • Household functioning.
    • Dealing with children, tweens, teens, & young adults.
  • Communication:
    • Village communication style vs. deep honest inquiry style.
    • Active listening, Validation, & Verification.
    • Conflict Resolution, “Alpha / Beta” tendencies, Co-dependency traits.
    • How “You” is a word of war.
    • Boundary setting.
    • Becoming more authentic.
    • Getting to yes.
    • Non-violent communication.
    • With children, tweens, teens, & young adults.
  • General developing body & mind:
    • Conception through old age.
      • “Terrible twos” & teenage individualization.
      • Child and teen brain development.
      • Physical, mental, & emotional sexual maturity.
    • Body – mind wholeness:
      • Awareness.
      • Authenticity.
      • Diet & Nutrition.
      • Healthy physical, mental, & emotional lifestyles.
      • Body & mind interconnectedness (“Gut-Brain Connection”).
      • Sleep, exercise, & nutrition.
    • Attachment:
      • Bonding issues.
      • iGen.
      • Millennials.
  • Trauma:
    • How trauma affects your brain & body.
    • How trauma affects your relationships.
    • Mental vs. physical trauma.
    • Posttraumatic shock (Dr., Wade does not think it is a disorder!).
  • Small Business:
    • Workplace ethics.
    • Being an effective leader.
    • Goal setting and success.
    • Small and family-owned business legacy planning.